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Learn the inner workings of the fashion business and find out where you fit into this dynamic industry! This 2-week or 4-week, virtual, intensive program tailored specifically to high school students offers access to the exciting world of fashion. Through flexible online learning, you will:
This program is open to high school students and recent high school graduates. Many enroll to develop a portfolio for the college admissions process. No prerequisites required.
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Each session involves 30 hours of overall course time.
This immersive online course is designed for high school students, and provides insider access into the fashion and luxury business. Study the history, learn how trends are created, and how the industry is ever-evolving through social media influencers, sustainability best practices, experiential luxury, and more. By the end of the course you’ll be able to demonstrate knowledge of many business concepts and their applications to the world of fashion and luxury. You’ll be able to talk the talk and walk the walk in New York, London, Milan, Tokyo, and of course -- in Paris.
This immersive online course, designed specifically for high school students, will expose you to new views on fashion in the 21st century. What is fashion? Fashion design is a complex process, starting with pure creation and translating into various methods. Being a designer requires numerous skills, mixing an artistic sense with pragmatism. Fashion is no longer an escape from reality but a way to criticize, intervene and develop alternatives.
Throughout this course you will explore research methodologies, view demonstrations of traditional and experimental design processes, and practice your own experimentation through interactive exercises. You will also learn how to communicate your concepts and designs. In addition to the global system, you will also gain insights into how Paris operates as a Fashion Capital . The unique fashion resources, heritage, and legacy of Paris are a constant source of inspiration for designers the world over. This dynamic city has been an epicenter for collaborative and interdisciplinary culture for centuries, and it continues to attract the young generation of designers. You will benefit from industry insiders’ knowledge and vision, and from a network of cultural institutions, organizations and innovative businesses. At the end of this course, you will develop a unique portfolio displaying your process and design ideas.