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Online Summer School course: Today's Fashion Landscape.

Online Summer School course: Today's Fashion Landscape

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Where do today’s fashion movements originate from?
What are the forces driving street culture and how do they resonate in fashion?
What are the reasons behind the rising popularity, on an international scale, of creative independent brands? What makes them so desirable?

Audience

For anyone over 16 years old who have an interest in fashion and luxury. No previous experience or knowledge of fashion is required.

Practical information

Type:
Summer School program
Format:
Online
Duration::
4 sessions during 2 weeks

Summer School programs may be combined with each other to form longer courses (-10% discount on the second cheapest program).

Next session::
13, 15, 20 & 22 July 2021

Classes will take place from 2:00 to 3:30 pm Paris time

Fees::
€300 incl. VAT

Summer School programs may be combined with each other to form longer courses (-10% discount on the second cheapest program).

Language:
English
Location:
Online

Today’s international fashion landscape is being profoundly reshaped by an eclectic array of powerful driving forces that emanate from different types of fashion companies & designers.

In this Short Course you will plunge into this fascinating new context and discover young progressive creative independent fashion designers, powerful street wear brands and also a new generation of disruptive fashion designers recently named Artistic Directors for highly prominent historical fashion houses.

Objectives

During this course you will discover 3 different facets of French fashion that define today’s international fashion landscape ranging from young progressive creative independent fashion designers, such as the highly popular Jacquemus, to hugely desirable power street wear brands for instance Supreme without forgetting to address the much talked about new generation of disruptive fashion designers who have been named Artistic Directors for highly prominent historical fashion houses as for example Givenchy, Chloé or Louis Vuitton.

You will be given the keys to understand how fashion movements are generated and how they thrive and reach young generations of consumers thus perpetually staying in tune with social and cultural movements that shape the times and echo with the concept of “l’Air du temps”; which we shall endeavor to understand.

Program

Module #1 – The concept of “l’Air du Temps” and historical perspectives

  • Fundamental introductory elements – key notions to understand what drives Fashion and its’ major trends
  • How to contextualize today’s prominent fashion movements

Module #2 – Zoom on 4 rising stars

  • Parisian independent creative success story brands for example Jacquemus, Marine Serre, Koché or Charles de Vilmorin
  • The vital importance of authenticity, being the barer of a specific vision of fashion and implementing a personal & very recognizable creative identity

Module #3 – The reign of Urban/Street wear

  • Indispensable brands will be explored such as Off White, Supreme, Stüssy or BAPE
  • Street wear brands that fundamentally shape and influence today’s major fashion movements worldwide

Module #4 – Progressive Designers Parisian Luxury Houses

  • Essential & disruptive new Artistic Directors for outstanding Parisian historical luxury fashion Houses for instance Gabriela Hearst for Chloé, Matthew Williams for Givenchy or Virgil Abloh for Louis Vuitton Men

To sign up, fill out the online form. Once the form has been reviewed by the team, an email will be sent to you to confirm registration.

If the sanitary situation related to the COVID-19 requires a cancellation of your registration, you will be able to postpone it to next year or ask for a refund.

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