Fashion Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Fashion Design and Merchandising




Total 800 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

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Fashion Blogger Boot Camp

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: LIM College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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Whether you want to become a fashion blogger or have already started a blog, learn how to write for an online audience in a fashion-related niche. Practice techniques for effective communication in the contemporary fashion environment, where micro-messages, complex imagery, customer participation and data-metrics are now all part of the fashion-writing mix. Test ways to engage an audience and promote your site via social media -- including on Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, and Instagram. (The WordPress blogging platform will be used in class.

Fashion Photography

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: LIM College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States

Students learn the basics of fashion photography in a studio setting. Topics include equipment, staff, technique, and the creative processes used in producing commercially and artistically successful photographs for use in print media.

Fashion Communications in a Digital Age

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: LIM College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
  V

Brand building, brand positioning, and developing brand ambassadors are at the root of all effective communication processes. This course introduces students to the principles and practices of advertising and public relations as they apply to fashion brands and products. Students learn to manage integrated communications strategies, identifying and communicating brand principles to varied target markets through online video, social networks, digital radio, and other emerging media.

Photography for the Fashion Stylist

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: LIM College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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This course builds upon the knowledge gained in the Fashion Styling course and is supplemental and incremental to the objectives taught in Applied Fashion Styling. Focusing on the study of photographic techniques utilized in the styling of runway couture and ready-to-wear, catalog, off model, e-commerce, jewelry, handbags, footwear, home furnishings, tabletop, and food, the course uncovers the secrets of the trade and practical applications necessary to succeed as a stylist in each genre. An elementary study of the masters of photography, tenets of digital photography, and working with the photographer are also explored.

Fashion Writing

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: LIM College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States

Students develop written communication skills as they apply to the various segments of today’s fashion industry. They will learn techniques for writing fashion reports, retail advertising and direct mail copy, press releases, press kits, and fashion bulletins.

Fashion Show Production

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: LIM College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
  V

This course covers the many aspects of producing a fashion show including budget planning, different types of shows and their purposes, the role of the show in contemporary merchandising, promotion and marketing, writing the show commentary, and the various responsibilities of the members of the production team.

Fashion Magazines

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: LIM College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States

This course explores the magazine business, with emphasis on fashion publications. Students are introduced to the creative and business sides of magazine publishing and develop a magazine business proposal and mock-up based on their own original concept.

Sustainable Style in the Fashion Industry

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: LIM College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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This class will analyze historical incidents of fashion’s impact on the environment, people and animals, from the birth of the Audubon Society as a reaction to women’s hat trends, to the revolutionary Dandys?use of dress as a tool for political change, to the popularized anti-sweatshop and anti-fur movements of the 1990s. Past and current representations of various forms of power communicated through dress that are utilized in marketing will also be examined. Students will explore how certain symbols and icons used in fashion not only rationalize and excuse the exploitation of animals, but encourage their consumption and the display of their skins as the primary method of showcasing one’s individual sexuality, power and worth. Students will also explore the contradictory dynamic of greenwashing and indigenous/native appropriations that aim to visually represent communion with nature yet accomplish the opposite.

Fashion Forecasting

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: LIM College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States

This course explores fashion forecasting at all industry levels, focusing on trend identification, analysis and synthesis. Students learn terminology, timing, sources of inspiration, research tools and presentation techniques.

Managing the Fashion Enterprise

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: LIM College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States

This course provides an immersion into the world of business in which student teams invent, develop, launch, manage, and liquidate a business. Along the way, students study entrepreneurship, marketing, accounting, organizational behavior, information systems, and operations.

Home Fashions

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: LIM College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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Terminology and product knowledge are essential for retail buyers, product developers, stylists and wholesale sales associates interested in a career in home fashions. This course will explore the different areas of the Home Fashions market, covering the various classifications, materials, methods of manufacture, retailers, job opportunities available, trade fairs and methods of marketing and selling home fashions today. Raw materials, methods of fabrication, and manufacturing technology that determine quality and price will be discussed.

Fashion Merchandising

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: LIM College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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The term fashion merchandising is defined as a broad understanding of an industry that joins design, product development, textiles, manufacturing and retailing while keeping an eye on the ultimate prize, the consumer.

LIM College&,#146,s bachelor&,#146,s degree programs in Fashion Merchandising offer you a choice between a track in Apparel &, Accessories or one in Home Fashions (starting Fall 2013).

Career choices abound in this exciting major, including: Product Developer, Event Planner, Fashion Stylist, and Fashion Magazine Editor.

The Fashion Merchandising major at LIM College affords you the opportunity to develop and utilize your talents to their fullest extent by exploring all aspects of the fashion industry. You will learn how to identify fashion trends, develop lines of merchandise and, through the use of research and development techniques, develop a keen understanding of what it takes to be successful in the fashion and related industries.

Illustrator for Fashion Designers Workshop

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: School of Visual Arts
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
  V

This workshop will focus on the techniques and functions of Adobe Illustrator that are most useful in the fashion industry. Students will become familiar with the user interface, tools and keyboard shortcuts. Importing images as templates, using the pen tools to draw flats over croquis and drawing garment details such as seams, stitches, pockets and color blocks will be covered. How to create custom textures, patterns, brushes, graphic styles, clipping masks, compound paths and sandblasting effects will be covered. We will also discuss how to streamline workflow using layered documents, customized symbol and pattern libraries, and saving and sharing files.

Fashion Photography (Master Degree)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: School of Visual Arts
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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The MPS Fashion Photography program is a rigorous one-year intensive program for the technologically proficient photographer who wants to develop a more creative and original body of work through an immersion in the narrative, conceptual and cultural subtext of fashion photography, and with direct engagement with leading figures in fashion and fashion photography in New York City.

The faculty consists of some of the most influential and innovative professionals in fashion photography, publishing and photographic criticism. Additionally, an advisory board will help shape the evolution of the program.

The MPS Fashion Photography program is premised by the understanding that the genre is a cultural matrix and an engagement with high and low culture that will help to inspire, engage and cultivate original work. The ideal candidate for the program will be fully versed in the technical tools and apparatus of photography and possess professional experience in fashion photography, seeking an immersion in critical thinking, and radical invention in a relevant ideological framework.

The goal of the program is the cultivation of an individual sensibi... [Read More]

FASHION PROMOTION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Wood Tobe-Coburn School
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States

In this course students explore the strategies, planning, and execution of special events used to promote
fashion products. Students use information on current fashion news, events, and personalities to plan
promotional events and to create press kits.

FASHION BUYING

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Wood Tobe-Coburn School
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
  V

This course is an introduction to the principles of buying apparel and accessories. The course emphasizes
the buying function and the differences of buyers?responsibilities in various types of merchandising
organizations. Students learn the principles, procedures, and techniques practiced by merchandisers of
fashion goods in determining what assortments to buy and which resources to select.

Fashion Merchandising (Diploma)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Wood Tobe-Coburn School
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
  V

As a student in the Wood Tobe-Coburn Fashion Merchandising program, you can learn the 4 core areas of Fashion Merchandising: marketing, merchandising, managing, and buying. With these skills, you will have a well-rounded fashion education and a marketable portfolio to illustrate your talents.

Through the hands-on curriculum, you will spend time creating displays, producing fashion shows, and developing marketing plans.

Our faculty’s true passion is fashion, just like yours. Because our classes are smaller, students work closely with faculty members who are all fashion veterans. This one-on-one approach also can give students an edge with access to valuable contacts inside the industry.

CONCENTRATION COURSES
EVOLUTION OF FASHION
FABRIC ANALYSIS
TEXTILE SCIENCE
SHOWROOM SALES
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
FASHION IN NEW YORK
PRESENTATION TECHNIQUES
FASHION MAGAZINES
VISUAL MERCHANDISING I
VISUAL MERCHANDISING II
MARKETING
MATHEMATICS FOR MERCHANDISING
THE FASHION CONSUMER
RETAILING
FASHION BUYING
COMPUTERIZED FASHION APPLICATIONS
FASHION PROMOTION AND PUBLIC RELAT... [Read More]

Fashion Design (Diploma)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Wood Tobe-Coburn School
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
  V

At Wood Tobe-Coburn, we teach you the basic skills in drawing, draping, garment construction, and prototyping. Building on those skills, our program is differentiated by its deep emphasis on using computer-aided design tools. This emphasis makes graduates stand out, getting their feet in the door and providing upward mobility in their careers.

We are proud of a faculty that has received recognition for its accomplishments and remains active in the industry. They work with a panel of fashion industry veterans to keep our hands-on 12-month diploma and 16-month degree programs current and relevant.

Wood Tobe-Coburn offers 12-month diploma and 16-month associate degree programs in Fashion Design.

CONCENTRATION COURSES
FASHION DRAWING
APPAREL DESIGN AND PRESENTATION
COMPUTER-AIDED APPAREL DESIGN I
COMPUTER-AIDED APPAREL DESIGN II
PROFESSIONAL SEWING TECHNIQUES
FASHION ART AND DESIGN
DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION I
DRAPING
DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION II
SPORTSWEAR DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
DESIGN EXTERNSHIP*
DESIGN STUDIO
PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
COMPUTER-AIDED APPAREL DESIGN III
DI... [Read More]

Fashion Entrepreneurship

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: The New School
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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Students aspiring to become entrepreneurs in
the fashion industry examine the skills needed
to conceive, finance, open, and operate a successful
fashion business. Through collaborative
research and hands-on practice, students
learn the elements of opening a business and
navigating the complexities of working with a
team. Students learn to create business models
and structure legal business organizations, and
they explore the details of financing and insurance.

Fashion CAD

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: The New School
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
  V

Learn CAD for fashion using Adobe
Illustrator and Photoshop. Become familiar
with the features and tools that are most
commonly employed in the fashion and
textile design industry. Use Illustrator
to create flat sketches and logos, render
graphics, and color and apply prints. Learn
basic Photoshop scanning and coloring
techniques. Integrate and apply these skills to
create production sketches, print repeats, and
design storyboards suitable for presentation.
Prerequisite: Mac Basics, Illustrator Basics,
Design Sketching I, or equivalent experience.
Online students must have Adobe CS or
higher. (2 credits) Limited to 16.

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