The IFM/Central Saint Martins Dual City program is aimed at current fashion students or new professionals who wish to broaden and enrich their design experience in two great fashion capitals. Studio sessions will be supported by visits to places in Paris and London to gather research material.Requirements
To attend this practical course participants must have completed at least two years of an undergraduate degree in fashion or have at least three years fashion industry experience and be competent in pattern making and sewing.
The program includes:
Dates: 3-7 July 2017 in Paris and 10-14 July 2017 in London
Hours: from 10am to 5pm
Price: £ 1,750 (VAT included)
English-taught program, 12 participants max
Program in Paris
The course content will be articulated around 3 main phases aiming to:
The course will provide additional contextualized topics through lectures and workshops that will allow participants to enrich their fashion design creative data base and vision. These include: Haute Couture, Brand DNA and how to analyze a Fashion Show. You will explore the contemporary Parisian world of fashion by researching the retail scene and thus discovering the newly launched major Winter collections. You will also be given the opportunity to discover the design process of a young fashion designer.
Program in London
The course content will focus on:
Throughout the week you will be given the opportunity to explore London, experiencing first-hand, our culture and how it has affected the contemporary fashion scene in London. We will focus on the east end of London: the most densely populated area in the world for creative people. We will access the rise of the young designer scene, the new labels immerging and its impact on the London Fashion week schedule.
Registration and additional information available on the Central Saint Martins College website