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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, virtual, intensive program tailored specifically to high school students offers access to the exciting world of fashion. Through flexible online learning, you will:

  • Learn about the history of fashion, how trends are made, and the skills you need to pursue a fashion career
  • Get inspired by creative minds who share their insider knowledge—all with like-minded peers from around the world!
  • Receive direct guidance from a Parsons mentor who can support you throughout your journey and deepen your learning experience
  • Participate in a special Insider’s Challenge where you can demonstrate your learning and immediately apply your newly found knowledge
  • Earn a Certificate of Completion from Parsons Paris

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.

What's Included?

- Advising
- Tuition
- Post-program evaluation

Application Requirements

  • Open to all high school students and recent high school graduates
  • No background or previous experience required!
Session Program Dates Program Cost Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Short-Term Dec 20, 2020 - Jan 3, 2021 $1,195 Dec 10, 2020 Dec 17, 2020

Each session involves 30 hours of overall course time.

Inside the Business of Fashion and Luxury

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.

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