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The Importance Of Earning A Masters In Fashion

The Importance Of Earning A Masters In Fashion

What benefits could a Masters in fashion bring for a person aspiring to enter the fast-paced world of apparel design? While some do believe that the fashion world seems to value talent more than formal education, there are still many benefits to earning a degree in this field. Students learn organizational and construction skills, how personal aspirations can influence the industry, and the unique crossover between art and fashion.

The Benefits of Fashion Masters Degree Programs

  • Forming Industry Links

Throughout our Fashion Masters degree programs, students are supported in developing collaborations with industry specialists. This provides the opportunity to interact directly with leaders of the fashion industry and build a network that will help students flourish down the road. Some areas to study include marketing, supply chain  mechanics, communication, management and financial aspects.

  • Gaining Practical Skills

With a Masters in Fashion Design, students will learn different business methods that will allow them to understand how to create value for their clients and remain competitive, through the management of novel products and services.

  • Identifying Strengths and Weaknesses

A Masters in Fashion might help a student choose their direction and fashion niche, as most students are required to undertake an internship, study abroad, and participate in a mentorship program.

Career Paths After Obtaining a Masters in Fashion

  • Fashion & Luxury Merchandising

A Fashion and Luxury Merchandiser is in charge of the analysis of market trends, development of production strategies, and purchase negotiations. For instance, they  work with buyers to establish the necessary amount of stocks that should be distributed to the right stores at the right times.

  • Visual Presentation/Styling

Exhibit creativity and vision through assembling visually appealing outfits that are in line with the required artistic vision. This endeavour can be done in a multitude of settings: live shows, boutiques, photo-shoots, ads, TV shows, movies, concerts or music videos.


  • Fashion Design

A Masters Degree in Fashion Design could be the best option for the most artistic spirits that find their passion in drawing numerous sketches and materializing their vision into reality. 

Istituto Marangoni 

If you are considering pursuing a Masters in fashion, Istituto Marangoni offers a project-based industry approach, coupled with close collaboration with experienced industry professionals and practitioners.




Our Masters in Fashion & Luxury Brand Management teaches students how to adapt communication, the best marketing and promotional techniques to reach goals and sales targets, and how to fully apply the key strategies of luxury businesses. 

Interested in becoming a successful Brand Manager? Browse our site to learn more about our programs, and contact us today with any questions you may have. 

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