FASHION DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS 
Trend Forecasting, Collection Creation & Portfolio Presentation
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This 4-week Fashion Design Fundamentals course is constructed for emerging designers. It allows students to get an overall understanding of the fundamentals required to begin a career as a fashion designer and understand and use the processes and tools professional designers use to create their collections. And what better way to understand the skills and knowledge needed to become a success than learning from a talented fashion designer? Students will be given a hands-on, realistic approach to the world of fashion. 

Qualified students may continue on to the 6-Month Fashion Design course where they are afforded the opportunity to create their own garments, expand their portfolios and prepare themselves for a career in the fashion industry. Or, a designer with some experience in sewing, pattern-making and draping could choose to join our Launch Your Clothing Line Course.
COST $545.00
SKILLS & TECHNIQUES
  • Understand the fashion calendar and design process
  • Understand market segments and target markets
  • Gain knowledge in Fashion Research, Analysis & Projection
  • Discover how to forecast style, fabric and color trends
  • Learn where designers "shop the market" for inspiration
  • Learn fundamental design principles 
  • Gain Fabrication and Color knowledge and trends
  • Learn to create  and use Fashion "flats" (hand drawn sketches)
  • Learn fashion collection planning 
  • Mood boards and design board creation and presentation


COURSE DURATION: 2-hour lessons, 4 weeks (Once a week +  lab time)

FABRIC & SUPPLIES
  • Fabric scissors
  • Paper cutting scissors
  • Drawing pencils & erasers
  • Sketch pad
  • Ruler
  • 3 current fashion magazines
  • 3 Black foam core boards
  • Glue, tape
  • Notebook and pen


PREREQUISITES
  • None!

Choose Your Start Date:


Jul 17th

Sep 18th

Nov 13th
MONDAY EVENING CLASS
4-WEEK CLASS
6:30pm - 8:30pm



Manhattan location:
38 West 32nd St, 10th Flr, Suite 1012
MANHATTAN
LOCATION
38 west 32nd St
Suite 1012
NYC, 10001
Having trouble registering? 
Give us a call.
347-295-0022
212-564-2160