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Learn Fashion History and Influences.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This Fashion Essentials Course is the ultimate course to introduce Students to the world of Fashion Design. From historical to current day influences, learn the essentials of starting a career in Fashion Design, including research, trends, customer profiling, and journaling.

EXPECTED OUTCOME

Learn what it takes to be a Fashion Designer from the personal traits required to the expected skills required to conceptualize and design your signature style.

This course leads into our Fashion Illustration and Design course followed by the Garment Construction course. 

PRE-REQUISITES

None

Course Outline

  • 1

    COURSE INTRO

    • How to manage your time with Self Paced learning

    • This Fashion Essentials Course

  • 2

    INTRODUCTION TO FASHION DESIGN

    • What is Fashion?

    • What is Clothing?

  • 3

    FASHION CAREERS

    • Fashion Career Possibilities

    • Concept and Skill-Based Fashion Roles

    • Knowledge and Trend-Based Fashion Roles

    • What Fashion Designers Do?

    • Being a Fashion Designer

    • Other Industry Related Role

    • Fashion Blogging

    • Fashion Industry - Resume Requirements

    • Fashion Industry - Interview Requirements

    • Fashion Designer - Portfolio Requirements

    • Fashion Design Quiz

  • 4

    HISTORY OF FASHION

    • Lifestyle and Cultural Changes

    • Designers Who Defined Fashion History

    • Fashion Landscape 1800s, 1900s, Millennium

    • History of Fashion Quiz

  • 5

    CATEGORIES AND CUSTOMERS

    • Fashion Categories

    • Fashion Seasons

    • Customer Profiles and Lifestyles

    • Design Motifs

    • Fashion Advertisements

    • Categories and Customers Quiz

  • 6

    DESIGN FOUNDATIONS

    • Importance of a Great Design Foundation

    • Research

    • Design Considerations

    • Colour Theory

    • Colors and their Meanings

    • Fashion and Color Trends

    • Silhouette

    • Design Foundations Quiz

  • 7

    FABRICS AND FIBERS

    • Fabrics and Fiber Swatches

    • Knitwear

    • Trims and Finishings

    • Fabric Rules of Thumb

    • Fabric Quantities

    • Creating a Fabric Story

    • Fabrics and Fibers Quiz

  • 8

    INFLUENCES ON FASHION DESIGNS

    • Historical Influences on Fashion Design

    • Nature's Influences on Fashion Design

    • Architectural Designs

    • Ethnic Designs

    • Street Designs

    • Technical Designs

    • Movie and Pop Culture Designs

    • Fashion Influence Quiz

  • 9

    DESIGN PROCESS

    • Creating a Collection

    • Mood Boarding

    • Design Journaling

    • Design Process Methodologies

    • Developing Your Design

    • Editing And Merchandising

    • Design Process Quiz

  • 10

    COURSE ASSIGNMENTS

    • Research a Designer Assignment

    • Customer Profiling Assignment

    • Element of Design Mood Board Assignment

    • Moodboard of Choice Assignment

  • 11

    NEXT STEPS

    • You're almost done!

    • Feedback

Pricing Options

Choose a pricing option that suits you and start learning today. Pay in full to save or choose the monthly payment option. Fees include Tuition and free Virtual Seat assignment. Digital Certificate will be issued upon completion of all lessons, assessments, and upon final payment (where applicable). Non-refundable once paid. Supplies required for assignment completion. By enrolling into this Non-Vocational Course, you accept the Terms and Policies as outlined on the College Website www.glowcollegecanada.ca/admissions/

Enroll Now

Pre-Enroll for February 2022 or ask about joining our Pre-Launch groups in November 2021 with available scholarships.

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