Fashion design education

Fashion designers should be prepared to create their own brands

Fashion universities and fashion schools - if you want to become a fashion designer or fashion professional here you will learn how to select your dream school in order to start the way to your fashion career. Learn about the contests and other events that leading fashion universities and schools organize.

UKFT rolls out manufacturing masterclasses across five UK universities

UKFT rolls out manufacturing masterclasses across five UK universities

The UK Fashion & Textile Association (UKFT) will roll out a series of masterclasses at five UK universities as part of the Made It campaign, with the support of Marks and Spencer.

The bespoke tailoring programme at the London College of Fashion

The bespoke tailoring programme at the London College of Fashion

Scabal champions great style and great talent, which is exactly why they sponsor the bespoke tailoring programme at the London College of Fashion, UAL (LCF).

The Woolmark Company, Brioni, Accademia Costume & Moda: Positive work between education and industry

The Woolmark Company, Brioni, Accademia Costume & Moda: Positive work between education and industry

For the Industry Project “The Woolmark Company, Brioni, Accademia Costume & Moda”, the III Year students at Accademia Costume & Moda (BA in Costume & Fashion), re-interpreted Brioni menswear, using Woolmark’s fabrics, merino wool and the iconic details of contemporary menswear style. The outfits, completed by a selection of accessories (shoes, travel bags and small leathergoods), were presented during the event Accademia Factory 2017 at the presence of Francesco Magri, Country Manager and Birgit Galen, Global Fashion Coordinator, The Woolmark Company.

Study Fashion Design Technology at London College of Fashion

Study Fashion Design Technology at London College of Fashion

f you want to be a successful creative designer for contemporary international fashion menswear, BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology Menswear will give you all the skills you need to achieve your goal.

Study Menswear Design in Milan Fashion Campus

Study Menswear Design in Milan Fashion Campus

The Menswear Design Course will allow students to develop the sense of taste that is needed to design clothes for men. Milan is famous for its best Menswear Collection. Learn how this city leads the worlds mens collection through research and designing based on real clothes for men. The objective is the development of the creative talent of young people who plan to become professional fashion designers, widening their abilities through research and attentive observation for the creation of an innovative and individual fashion collection.

"Migration" NABA Fashion Show 2017

The traditional final event of the academic year took place on July 5th at 9.30 pm at the NABA campus in Milan. Almost 200 students from the BA in Fashion Design (60 of which attended the course in Fashion Styling & Communication) and 45 students of the MA in Fashion and Textile Design were able to celebrate their hard work with a catwalk attended by press, fashion institutions, companies and influencers, besides their teachers and families.

Study Menswear in Fashion Institute of Technology

Study Menswear in Fashion Institute of Technology

To succeed in menswear—one of fashion's fastest-growing fields—you need to understand every phase, from concept and design to production and delivery. FIT's Menswear program immerses you in the industry, in a way that's possible only in New York City.

Study Fashion Design Menswear in Institute of Marangoni

Study Fashion Design Menswear in Institute of Marangoni

Explore the specific design features, history and the evolution of the booming menswear industry. This one year Fashion Design Menswear course is for individuals looking to gain advance skills in menswear collection design, together with industry preparation in order to become experts in managing and developing innovative designs for a fashion brand, or individual collection in this fast growing field of apparel.

Study Menswear tailoring in New York School of Design

Study Menswear tailoring in New York School of Design

New York School of Design is fashion focused design school. Located in the New York City's Garment District, NYSD provides an inspiring training ground that fosters the development of our student's interests and career goals in fashion design. Since its founding in 2005, NYSD has maintained its position as the hub for intensive, hands-on training, and offers accelerated programs in fashion design to students of diverse backgrounds and nationalities.

Westminster Fashion Design BA Student wins The British Fashion Council Coach Design 2017 competition

Westminster Fashion Design BA Student wins The British Fashion Council Coach Design 2017 competition

Lloyd James Husband, currently studying Fashion Design at the University of Westminster, won the British Fashion Council Coach Design Competition on Thursday 16 March.

Learn Fashion in New York City

Learn Fashion in New York City

LIM College, located in New York City, is dedicated exclusively to the study of business & fashion. LIM College educates students for success in the global business of fashion and its many related industries. As a pioneer in experiential education, LIM College fosters a unique connection between real-world experience and academic study in business principles. Developing students’ creative and critical thinking, as well as leadership skills, an LIM College education empowers students to become accomplished professionals in a highly competitive, dynamic business environment as well as responsible citizens of a global society.

Bespoke Fashion Tailoring Menswear course by the National Tailoring Academy Ireland

Bespoke Fashion Tailoring Menswear course by the National Tailoring Academy Ireland

The one year full time CPD diploma is a qualification for Fashion Design graduates and designers working in the fashion and tailoring sector, offering tuition in the technical aspects of bespoke tailoring skills to an international industry standard.

The Bespoke Tailor's Certificate Course at the Savile Row Academy

The Bespoke Tailor's Certificate Course at the Savile Row Academy

From January 12, 2017 to July 21, 2018, Savile Row Academy organizes Bespoke Tailor's Certificate Course, including four modules, designed to meet Savile Row's world renowned standards of excellence.

Introduction to Tailoring Short Course from London College of Fashion

Introduction to Tailoring Short Course from London College of Fashion

This exciting course, offered by London College of Fashion, is an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of bespoke tailoring. A tailoring apprentice takes 7 years to perfect one's craft, so it's a good idea to have a taste before you commit.

The GUESS Scholars Program - Apply for a full one-year scholarship to attend FIDM

The GUESS Scholars Program - Apply for a full one-year scholarship to attend FIDM

The GUESS Scholars Program is intended to provide financial rewards to future leaders within the fashion industry and empower them to make an impact in their field by supporting their education and talent development.

DUAL CITY COURSE: Polimoda & Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto

DUAL CITY COURSE: Polimoda & Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto

In the first two weeks you will have the chance to be part of the Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto for ten days in which you will experience the most advanced outcomes in the field of art-sustainability-fashion. You will be taken on a journey through the magic of creating clothing from top Italian fabrics, visiting factories and working with the most exclusive fabric producers in the world, and the most trustworthy agency for sustainability in the textile industry. In the second half, in Florence, you will be able to transform this creation into a portfolio, with element of styling and communication.

The CTDA Education Program

The CTDA Education Program

The Custom Tailors and Designers Association offers a program, which provides extensive training in all aspects of the custom clothing industry - from Measuring to Business Development - where all courses are taught by industry experts with extensive knowledge and experience.

Master Tailor Rory Duffy opens Handcraft Tailor Academy in Ireland

Master Tailor Rory Duffy opens Handcraft Tailor Academy in Ireland

Rory Duffy is proud to announce the opening of his school of tailoring "Handcraft Tailor Academy" (Monaghan, Ireland) - an institute dedicated to preserving the art of handcraft tailoring for the next generation.

Fashion Styling and Forecasting course by London College of Contemporary Arts

Fashion Styling and Forecasting course by London College of Contemporary Arts

'This course concentrates on fashion forecasting, teaching you about the cyclical nature of the fashion industry. You will discover where and why fashion forecasting is used by companies and how it can influence other areas of the fashion industry. You will also be taught the basics of fashion styling, including how to create a complete look according to a selected theme.'

London College of Fashion's 'Collection Of The Year' award winners are announced

London College of Fashion's 'Collection Of The Year' award winners are announced

Last Monday (June 6, 2016), London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, opened its BA16 season with its annual catwalk show, featuring 17 collections styled by LCF's Creative Director of Fashion & Design, Rob Phillips. Each collection competed for the Collection of the Year award.

Fashion Show of Istituto Marangoni The London School of Fashion

Fashion Show of Istituto Marangoni The London School of Fashion

On June 5, The Old Truman Brewery in the heart of East London hosted the annual Fashion Show of Istituto Marangoni The London School of Fashion.

The relationship between textile design and product design studied at the University of Boras

The relationship between textile design and product design studied at the University of Boras

"The way in which we work with fabric in the product design process affects the type of products we can create and also the quality, degree of innovation and expressiveness of those products", says Linnéa Nilsson at the Swedish School of Textiles at the University of Borås, whose thesis studied the relationship between textile design and product design.

London College of Fashion presents Fashion's Future - BA16 Catwalk show and Exhibition

London College of Fashion presents Fashion's Future - BA16 Catwalk show and Exhibition

London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London presents BA16 - a showcase of work celebrating the latest talent from its leading graduating students. Opening with the annual BA catwalk show on Monday 6 June, the season will continue with an exhibition from Tuesday 7 June.

FASHION ZONE at Ryerson University is one of Canada's first incubators for fashion-inspired business

FASHION ZONE at Ryerson University is one of Canada's first incubators for fashion-inspired business

Fashion Zone have recognized a few gaps and opportunities in the Canadian Fashion Industry in regards to development of innovative products and services. With Canadian fashion jobs increasingly being outsourced, the goal of the Fashion Zone is to promote entrepreneurship as a viable career path for prospective entrepreneurs interested in fashion.

Studying Fashion Design in Westminster University - an unique opportunity to become a designer

Studying Fashion Design in Westminster University - an unique opportunity to become a designer

The Fashion Design course has an outstanding reputation for developing highly talented and original fashion graduates. Westminster University specialises in enabling you to become an individual and creative designer, capable of working at the highest levels of the international fashion industry.

A Free Illustration Workshop with Daniele Davitti at Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia

A Free Illustration Workshop with Daniele Davitti at Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia

Italian artist Daniele Davitti has just joined the Whitehouse Institute of Design's team and he's going to be a host of a FREE illustration workshop held at the Institute's Sydney and Melbourne Campuses.

Pitti Immagine launches a new TUTORSHIP project

Pitti Immagine launches a new TUTORSHIP project

As of early January 2016, Pitti Immagine is expanding its field of action and investing even more tangibly in its role as a promoter of young talents in contemporary fashion. It has set up a new Tutorship Management Team, dedicated exclusively to helping, accompanying and managing designers in their business and professional careers.

LCFMA16 Womenswear graduates - let's get to know them!

LCFMA16 Womenswear graduates - let's get to know them!

As I've previously reported, London College of Fashion's annual MA Womenswear catwalk show will be held on February 18, 2016. So, let's spend a few minutes to know better these ten talented young designers, who are going to show their works during the event...

2016 MA Womenswear catwalk show at London College of Fashion

2016 MA Womenswear catwalk show at London College of Fashion

The show, which is part of LCF's MA16 graduate season, will feature collections by ten graduates from the MA Fashion Design Technology Womenswear course - Pelin Isildak, Lauren Lake, Yiru Sui, Alexandru Tunsu, Zhixian Wang, Ning Xu, Ywaen Qian, Kirim Yun, Desiree Slabik and Ysabel Lee.

London College of Fashion presents MA 2016 Exhibition

London College of Fashion presents MA 2016 Exhibition

This year's MA season showcases the wealth and diversity of postgraduate student talent. The #LCFMA16 exhibition reveals visions and pieces from the next generation of fashion designers, artists, business professionals and media makers.

The World's first Menswear Master's Degree program is coming Fall 2016

The World's first Menswear Master's Degree program is coming Fall 2016

The University of Westminster is going to start the world's first Menswear Master's Degree program the upcoming Fall season. It will offer a two-year studying dedicated entirely to the men's clothing. The program will be led by Ike Rust, who previously served as the Royal College of Arts head of menswear design.

Quality Fashion design education with a strong focus on Industry engagement by Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia

Quality Fashion design education with a strong focus on Industry engagement by Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia

Positioned as Australia's premium institute for design education across fashion, interiors and creative direction and styling, The Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia, offers atelier styled workshops with small class sizes, one-on-one engagements with students and the nurturing of each individual student's strengths to enable them to be employable and make a significant contribution to the future of the industry.

London College of Fashion with new exhibition: Mad About The Boy

London College of Fashion with new exhibition: Mad About The Boy

VENUE: Fashion Space Gallery
ADDRESS: London College of Fashion
20 John Prince's Street, London, W1G 0BJ
ENTRANCE: FREE
DATES: Friday 8 January - Saturday 2 April 2016

LCF's Head is among the 500 most influential people in the global fashion industry for 2015

LCF's Head is among the 500 most influential people in the global fashion industry for 2015

In September, Frances Corner OBE, Head of London College of Fashion (LCF) and Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of the Arts London (UAL), was named in the Business of Fashion (BoF) 500 list of the most influential people shaping the global fashion industry in 2015.

Parsons The New School for Design to open a Making Center in 2016

Parsons The New School for Design to open a Making Center in 2016

As you already know Parsons The New School for Design (New York) is one of the Top 30 Fashion schools in the USA. Its list of celebrity alumni includes: Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Alexander Wang, Jason Wu and many more. The latest news around Parsons are that it is going to open a new Making Center next Fall with 35,000-square-foot space on two floors of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (SJDC).

Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia presents 2015 Graduate Exhibition and Parade

Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia presents 2015 Graduate Exhibition and Parade

You can join the Graduate Exhibition and Parade at Whitehouse's Sydney campus on the 23rd and 24th of November 2015 and at their Melbourne campus on the 25th and 26th of November 2015. Institute's graduates will present their designs and collections on the Runway, supported by graduate students, alumni, friends, family and staff.

London College of Fashion presents 'Digital Disturbances'

London College of Fashion presents 'Digital Disturbances'

Fashion Space Gallery, located at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London is pleased to announce its latest exhibition Digital Disturbances. A group show curated by Leanne Wierzba and featuring designers: ANREALAGE, Bart Hess, Flora Miranda, POSTmatter, Simone C. Niquille and Alexander Porter, Tigran Avetisyan, Texturall. This new exhibition will examine the influence of digital concepts and tools on fashion.

London College of Fashion: Interview with the Collection of the year 2015 winners

London College of Fashion: Interview with the Collection of the year 2015 winners

As you know, on Monday (June 8th), London College of Fashion announced its Collection of the year Award Winners. Now, we are going to present you an interview with the awarded students, which they gave for LCF News and which we believe can be useful for everyone who wants to study Fashion design.

London College of Fashion: Collection of the year Award Winners announced

London College of Fashion: Collection of the year Award Winners announced

Last night (Monday, 8th June 2015) London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, opened its BA15 season with its now iconic catwalk show, featuring 20 collections styled by LCF's Creative Director of Fashion & Design, Rob Phillips. Each collection competed for the coveted Collection of the Year award and the winning collection is a collaboration between: Kate Donald, Sian O'Neill, Tanaporn Wongsa, Kate Cheung Wing Ki and Rosemary Lambert.

London College of Fashion Bachelor 2015 Exhibition

London College of Fashion Bachelor 2015 Exhibition

See Designer Collections, Costume, Illustration, Photography, Journalism, Business, Beauty, Styling, Accessories, Jewellery, Footwear, Special Effects… new visions and ideas for the future of fashion. Tuesday 9 - Saturday 13 June 2015, 12:00 to 19:00, 3-10 Shoreditch High Street, London, UK.

Exhibition 'Warpaint: Alexander McQueen and Make-Up' at London College of Fashion

Exhibition 'Warpaint: Alexander McQueen and Make-Up' at London College of Fashion

Fashion Space Gallery, located at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, is delighted to announce Warpaint: Alexander McQueen and Make-Up, the first ever exhibition to explore McQueen's catwalk make-up.

Fashion design contest  Richmart Vintage

Fashion design contest Richmart Vintage

Richmart Ltd respects and prices copyright of each artist. Each designer retains copyright over their own model. Richmart Ltd has no right to reproduce, manufacture or use the proposed models as their own without the consent of their authors.

Bachelor of Design degree at Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia

Bachelor of Design degree at Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia

The Bachelor of Design runs on a trimester model (full time). Three semesters per year allows you to complete your degree in 2 years as opposed to the traditional 3 year delivery models. Classes commence on 2 February 2015.

Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia offers BD in Styling & Creative direction

Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia offers BD in Styling & Creative direction

Now Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia offers you the opportunity to complete a Bachelor of Design 'Creative direction & Styling' in 6 study periods over 2 years.

Parsons Paris with two new Graduate programs

Parsons Paris with two new Graduate programs

Parsons Paris launches two new master's programs - History of Design and Curatorial Studies (MA-HDCS-Paris) and Design and Technology (MFA-D+T-Paris) - this year.

Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia 2015 Summer Studios programs

Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia 2015 Summer Studios programs

Whitehouse offers one week workshops at foundation and advanced levels in:
- Fashion illustration;
- Interior illustration;
- Personal and professional styling.

Royal Designers for Industry: Gilles Clément

Royal Designers for Industry: Gilles Clément

Gilles Clément is an acclaimed French horticultural engineer, gardener, landscape architect, botanist and writer. He was one of the first to allow nature to participate, and often lead, in the creative and ecological shaping of new landscapes and, for the last 40 years, he has had a significant influence on landscape design across the world.

Royal Designers for Industry: Richard Rogers

Royal Designers for Industry: Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers first came to prominence in the late 1960s with the competition-winning scheme for the Pompidou centre in Paris, and he has been at the cutting edge of architecture and urban design for 50 years since.

Royal Designers for Industry: Neil Thomas

Royal Designers for Industry: Neil Thomas

Neil Thomas is one of the most inventive structural engineers of his generation. With more than 30 years of working alongside architects, artists, and production designers, his work is often the invisible hand that delivers extraordinary and ambitious visions with elegance and quality.

Royal Designers for Industry: Fernando Gutiérrez

Royal Designers for Industry: Fernando Gutiérrez

Over the past two decades, Fernando Gutiérrez has developed into a highly individual and distinctive graphic designer, and of the most talented in the UK. Through his many books, catalogues, magazines, exhibitions and posters, he has raised public awareness of challenging social issues, made museum and gallery collections more accessible, and reignited public interest in classic literature.