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THE BUSINESS OF FASHION

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THE BUSINESS OF FASHION
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, our teaching methodology for the Associates of Applied Science in Fashion Business program seamlessly blends our rich Italian heritage with the practicality of the American business model. Rooted in tradition, students learn the art of craftsmanship, creative innovation, and attention to detail that define Italian fashion.

Simultaneously, we integrate essential elements of the American business approach, focusing on marketing strategies, branding techniques, and entrepreneurship skills vital for success in the global fashion market. Through hands-on learning, mentorship from industry experts, and a global perspective, students graduate equipped with the knowledge and practical skills needed to thrive in the dynamic world of fashion business.

Learning Outcomes
Learning Outcomes

The Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Business program at Istituto Marangoni Miami is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the fashion industry’s multifaceted aspects. Through a well-rounded curriculum encompassing business principles, branding, digital design, marketing, economics, and fashion history, students gain insight into various facets of the business.

From exploring the intricacies of product development and production processes to delving into the artistic and cultural dimensions of fashion, students acquire a diverse skill set essential for success in this dynamic field. Additionally, hands-on projects and real-world proposals for renowned brands provide practical experience, equipping students with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the competitive fashion business landscape.

Industry Engagement
Industry Engagement

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, we’re dedicated to fostering industry engagement opportunities that provide students with invaluable real-world experiences. With an extensive network of over 80 partnerships with luxury houses in the vibrant Miami Design District, students have unparalleled access to hands-on learning opportunities while studying this fashion business major. Our campus hosts monthly networking events that bring industry professionals directly to our students, allowing them to expand their networks and forge meaningful connections.

Moreover, we offer exclusive access to volunteer, internship, and job opportunities, empowering students to gain practical experience and kickstart their careers in the fashion industry. Also, with a focus on practical learning, our students engage in real-life business cases, crafting professional proposals for renowned brands. This hands-on experience not only enhances their skills but also provides valuable insights into industry practices and expectations.

Additionally, tailored seminars are available to equip students with essential skills such as crafting standout portfolios, perfecting resumes, and mastering professional networking. Our holistic approach ensures that students graduate ready to thrive in the competitive world of fashion business and beyond.

Facilities and Resources
Facilities and Resources

Located in the bustling Design District, our seven-story campus at Istituto Marangoni Miami is tailored to meet the needs of students in the Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Business program. Each level of our campus is designed for learning and collaboration. Our facilities include professional cameras and a fully equipped photoshoot studio for students to bring their creative ideas to life. In our atelier, students can experiment with styling techniques and garment design under the guidance of experienced faculty.

Our computer labs have industry-standard software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, essential for fashion studies. In the fashion business degree, students also have access to resources like WGSN and Vogue Business for industry insights. Our library, both online and physical, offers a wealth of study materials and fashion magazines. These resources enhance students’ learning and professional development. To learn more about our facilities and resources, visit our Miami campus or schedule a virtual tour to get to know us better.

How To Apply
How To Apply

Applying to an undergraduate program at Istituto Marangoni Miami is a straightforward process designed to help aspiring fashion professionals kickstart their academic journey. Prospective students can begin by exploring our range of undergraduate programs on our website and selecting the one that aligns with their career goals and interests. Once they have chosen a program, applicants can easily complete our online application form, providing necessary personal and academic information.

Along with the application form, we will send you a detailed email soliciting the necessary admissions documents: Valid ID, High School Official Transcripts from all previous institutions, High School Diploma or GED, Personal Statement, Finance Form, Portfolio (if applicable), and English language proficiency test (if applicable). Our dedicated admissions team carefully reviews each application to ensure that candidates meet the program requirements and possess the passion and potential to thrive in the competitive world of fashion.

Upon acceptance, students must confirm their spot in class since there is a limited capacity per cohort. For more information, schedule a call with an admissions representative.

Program Highlights

Fashion Business Plan Development

In this business and fashion degree, students learn to create comprehensive business plans tailored to the fashion industry, integrating elements such as market analysis, branding strategies, financial projections, and sustainable practices.

Digital Marketing Strategies

Through courses like Fashion Marketing Principles and Practices and Digital Design, students acquire practical skills in digital marketing techniques, including social media marketing, content creation, email campaigns, and website optimization, essential for promoting fashion brands in the digital age.

Trend Analysis and Forecasting

Students develop the ability to analyze fashion trends, consumer behavior, and market dynamics, enabling them to anticipate industry trends and make informed decisions regarding product development, merchandising strategies, and brand positioning.

Product Development and Merchandising

The Business of Fashion Degree allows students to study courses like Fabrics & Materials and The Buying Arena, students gain expertise in product development processes, including sourcing materials, designing collections, pricing strategies, and merchandising techniques, essential for launching successful fashion products and managing retail operations.

Program Specifics

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CREDENTIAL

Associate of Applied Science Degree Diploma

START TERM

Spring, Summer, Fall

DURATION

2 years

MODALITY

Full-time | On Campus

CREDITS

60 credits

Curriculum

The Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Business program is an educational program where the students engage in a well-rounded curriculum encompassing various subjects, including business principles, branding, digital design, marketing, economics, and fashion history. This comprehensive approach equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in various aspects of the fashion business industry, from fashion branding and marketing to product development and economics. Learning is not limited to the classroom; students engage with market insights, honing their skills through professional proposals for designated brands, a valuable experience that equips them with practical knowledge and a competitive edge. Additionally, the program provides a comprehensive focus on product development and production, which are essential assets for success in the fashion business area. Moreover, students also explore fashion’s artistic and cultural dimensions, gaining a deeper understanding of its role in society and its evolving trends. With a combination of classroom learning and hands-on experience, this program empowers aspiring fashion professionals to thrive in a rapidly changing and competitive industry.

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BUS100
Principles of Business I

During this course, the students will recognize the
importance of the principles of fashion business and be able to analyze a variety of factors affecting the industry structure as well as understanding the current global economic situation. They will also be introduced to market structures, assumptions and characteristics.

Prerequisite(s): None

Principles of Business I
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BUS105
Fashion Branding Fundamentals

The course introduces students to the world of brands; to
branding strategies and their application within the world of fashion and luxury. During the course students will examine the different theoretical frameworks and complex nature of brands, gaining a solid understanding of brand management, and analyzing the influence that brands have on the success of a fashion organization, from mass markets and fast fashion, through to luxury.

Prerequisite(s): None

Fashion Branding Fundamentals
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COM100
Digital Design

This course teaches the basic notions of digital graphics for
the field of Fashion Design. Through the study and the use of a variety of computer applications, students acquire the tools to work on photographic retouching and elaboration of images, with the purpose of presenting their creative ideas to a client or professional public. Students also learn how to use key software packages to create visual documents and presentations.

Prerequisite(s): None

ENC101
English Composition I

This first required college level-writing course introduces
students to effective written communication through
mastery of the writing process to include personal and professional contexts to include strategies for discussing, reviewing, development and structure, rhetorical strategies, organizational approaches, interpretive modes, of various written forms. Students will begin academic research skills to connect to their own writing and interests. This course fulfills a Gordon Rule requirement.

Prerequisite(s): None

English Composition I
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ARH100
History of Art

This course introduces students to the historical and intellectual content of western art through an evolution of History of Art from ancient times to the end of Late Middle Ages in Europe. The analysis is set in an extended historical, social, political and cultural context. The relationship between art and society, in centuries, is also studied to elaborate comparisons between history and the contemporary cultural world.

Prerequisite(s): None

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BUS110
Principles of Business II

This course introduces the students to the key factors of
success for businesses by understanding the economic challenges, exploring the different markets in relation with supply and demand, and by presenting a general overview of the success scenario. By the end of the course the students will know how to adopt key business principles and understand the development of business strategies, as well as be able to discuss the vital factors specific to luxury business.

Prerequisite(s): BUS100

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BUS200
Fashion Marketing: Principles and Practices

Through the recognition and understanding of the principles and practices of the main marketing tools, students develop a professional approach to the various marketing communications strategies that are applied in the fashion industry. The course looks at creative marketing in the contemporary fashion industry, considering traditional methods to online digital techniques in advertising and promotion.

Prerequisite(s): None

Fashion Marketing: Principles and Practices
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HIS100
History of Dress and Costume

This course covers the evolution of the History of Dress
from ancient times to the present. Students study a wide historical, political, social and cultural context looking at aspects involved in sartorial cutting and construction, as well as the development of the productive systems of materials, accessories, jewels, hairstyles and makeup. The relationships between art and fashion are analyzed though the course of history, to make a comparison between past and contemporary fashion, dress and costume.

Prerequisite(s): None

History of Dress and Costume
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ECO210
Microeconomics

This course introduces students to the world of business
and economics in a fashion business context. Students learn key business and economic theories, looking at their influences and application via a Micro economic analysis of the fashion business and its industrial environments.

Prerequisite(s): None

FAS200
Fashion, Art, and Cultural Design

This course will present students with a comprehensive
critical analysis and evaluation of fashion intended as a socio-cultural global phenomenon and provide them with the theoretical knowledge necessary to interpret fashion practices in relation to art movements and other cultural manifestations. On completion of the course students will have attained a sense of the cultural and global dimension of the fashion industry, of the challenging yet close relation it has established with art and have developed an informed sensibility with regards to all the above.

Prerequisite(s): None

Fashion, Art, and Cultural Design
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Fashion Communication

This course provides an in-depth explanation of the principles and practices of the main communication tools used in the fashion and luxury industry today. Following on from the Fashion Marketing Principles and practices, students develop a more professional and systematic approach to the communication strategies that are applied in industry, as well as the influence of communication tools in fashion and luxury marketing.

Prerequisite(s): BUS200

Fashion Communication
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TRE100
Trend Forecasting

This course provides an in-depth explanation of the principles and practices of the main communication tools used in the fashion and luxury industry today. Following on from the Fashion Marketing Principles and practices, students develop a more professional and systematic approach to the communication strategies that are applied in industry, as well as the influence of communication tools in fashion and luxury marketing.

Prerequisite(s): BUS200

COM200
Advanced Digital Design

This course teaches students the basics of visual design communication and presentation skills using Photoshop and InDesign software to create and present their ideas

Prerequisite(s): COM100

Advanced Digital Design
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MAC105
College Mathematics I

This course introduces students the basic concepts of college mathematics to include algebra and will follow a logical sequence for students to gain confidence in polynomials, equations, inequalities, the straight line, Cartesian coordinates, functions and graphs, systems of linear equations, logarithms and exponentials, matrix algebra, limit of a function, and derivate of a function and integral.

Prerequisite(s): None

College Mathematics I
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SPC201
Speech

This course provides students with oral communication skills needed to develop stronger personal, professional and educational presentation and experiential use of speaking. Students will apply theory and techniques to individual and group settings. Fulfills a Gordon Rule requirement.

Prerequisite(s): None

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BUS210
The Buying Arena

This course looks at the buying process, working from
‘concept to consumer’ in relation to varied customer and
market environments. Students analyze the buying function, looking at different buyers’ responsibilities; learning how to determine what assortments to buy and which resources to select to produce a successful buying strategy. At the end of the course, they will understand the role of buyers and their importance within the fashion industry.

BUS215
Production 360

This course introduces the students to the world of the
Fashion Production processes, by means of exploring
product creation, textiles, Sustainable marketing, Ethic and corporate responsibilities. The students will understand the basic elements of textiles and materials necessary to create a fashion product and analyze production processes as well as understanding the manufacturing process, artisanal versus industrial and global versus local production.

Prerequisite(s): None

BUS220
Product Development

This course teaches students how different types of fashion
organizations manage product design and development through studying supply chain and logistics, manufacturing processes and technology, and distribution and retailing. They will become familiar with different steps in supply chain management for the production of a fashion product and will identify and manage critical business factors in the design, planning, development and production of a fashion collection.

Prerequisite(s): None

Product Development
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TEX200
Fabrics & Materials

Students learn how to recognize, manipulate and ‘read’
the materials and fabrics used in the fashion industry. Fibers are classified and studied together with the main techniques of fabric manufacturing. The knowledge of their intrinsic properties including weaving, finishing and printing techniques, allows students to acquire the basic skills in order to identify a fabric and apply it to works in the fashion industry. The world of yarns, leather and materials are explored, with the aim of understanding the variety of technical/creative possibilities

Prerequisite(s): None

Fabrics & Materials
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ECO200
Principles of Economics

The class has the aim of studying the Production Companies as subjects, which develop an economic activity of market transformation, showing their structural and functioning aspects. In order to do so, there will be illustrated the prevalent and innovative methods of Organization, Management tools and Control principles. At the end of the class, the student will have learnt main knowledge about Manufacturing Company System, which will help him to develop insights in topics of sectorial interest. There will be in-depth analysis through the “Case Study”.

Prerequisite(s): None

Principles of Economics
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Beyond
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Internships

Step out of the classroom and into the real world with our immersive internship opportunities. Through partnerships with leading fashion houses, design firms, and retail giants, students have the chance to apply their skills and knowledge in professional settings. Whether it’s working alongside seasoned professionals in a design studio, assisting with marketing campaigns for renowned brands, or gaining hands-on experience in retail operations, our internships provide invaluable insights and networking opportunities that pave the way for future success in the fashion industry.

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Industry Networking Sessions

Connect with industry insiders, thought leaders, and fellow fashion enthusiasts through our exclusive networking sessions. From panel discussions featuring top executives to intimate meet-and-greets with industry professionals, students have the opportunity to forge meaningful connections and gain insights into the latest trends and developments in the fashion industry. Whether you’re seeking mentorship, career advice, or collaboration opportunities, our networking sessions offer a platform to expand your professional network and unlock new possibilities for growth and success.

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Collaborations

Collaborations with luxury fashion brands are a priority for us, as they give our students vital practical experience and mentorship possibilities. Students immerse themselves in the Industry through our exclusive collaborations with renowned brands such as Thom Browne, LVMH, and Osklen. At Istituto Marangoni, we believe in learning by doing, which is why we provide unparalleled opportunities for students to collaborate directly with industry giants. From assisting with marketing campaigns to participating in brand consultations, our collaborations offer a hands-on, immersive experience that goes beyond the classroom. Through these unique partnerships, students gain invaluable insights into the inner workings of the fashion business, develop relationships with key industry players, and have the chance to make a tangible impact on real-world projects

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Contests

Fuel your creativity and showcase your talent through our exciting contests and competitions. From  marketing campaign challenges through business pitch contests, students have the chance to put their skills to the test and compete against their peers for recognition and prizes. Whether you’re competing to become the top buyer, most effective marketer, or the most inventive business owner, our contests provide a platform to unleash your creativity, gain valuable feedback from industry experts, and elevate your profile within the fashion community, bringing a valuable addition to your portfolio.

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Tuition and Fees for Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Business

Cost and Fees Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Business
Total Semester Credit Hours 60
Tuition for Credit Hours $1,295
Non-Refundable Application $100
Campus Fee per Semester  $250
Digital Resources per Semester  $350
Graduation Fee  $400
Total Cost of Attendance  $80,600

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, we understand that each student’s financial situation is unique. That’s why we offer various payment options tailored to the specific program you are applying to. For detailed information about the payment opportunities available for our programs, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with one of our representatives. They will be delighted to assist you in finding the best program for you and answer any questions you might have. 

* For a comprehensive overview of our tuition, fees, and refund policy, kindly access and download our catalog for detailed information.
*For finance-related inquiries, please contact the Finance Department at finance@immiami.com.

MEET OUR
FACULTY

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Nathalie Tessier's journey in the fashion world began with studying fashion design in Paris, where she initially found her passion. However, as she delved deeper into the industry, she realized her true calling lay in the business side of fashion. She embarked on a remarkable career path upon graduation, joining the esteemed brand Celio. At Celio, Nathalie assumed the director role, overseeing various crucial aspects such as designing and managing international market collections, product distribution, and spearheading marketing campaigns. Her responsibilities included pioneering new store concept prototypes and demonstrating her multifaceted expertise in shaping the brand's identity and market presence. Nathalie's tenure in Paris enriched her professional journey as she collaborated with renowned brands like Celio Sport, Dooble, and Sud Express, further deepening her understanding of the intricacies of the fashion business world. Today, Nathalie brings her wealth of experience and insights to her role as the program leader for the Fashion Business program at IMM, where she guides and inspires aspiring professionals to navigate and excel in the dynamic realm of fashion business. Teaching Areas: Trend Forecasting, Fashion Marketing: Principles and Practices, Production 360 and Fashion Entrepreneurship-Thesis
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Nathalie Tessier
Fashion Business Program Leader
Alessandro has 24 years of expertise in developing brand equity and pioneering digital marketing across different cultures, nations, and businesses. As the Chief Marketing Officer at Under Armour, De Pestel led all the marketing aspects of the brand. He served previously as Executive Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Consumer Insights for Tommy Hilfiger Global/PVH Europe, executing global alignment, planning, and strategies to support the company’s product directives and initiatives. De Pestel also worked as International Communications Director for Christian Dior Parfums in France and Vice President of Global Marketing for Omega Watches in Switzerland. Teaching Areas: International Customer Behavior, Fashion Entrepreneurs, Creating Communicating & Delivery Luxury and Omni-Channel Distribution  
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Alessandro De Pestel
Fashion Business Professor
Roxana Frontini teaches our students how to excel at managing marketing projects and teams, integrating strategies, and implementing complex initiatives for success. She incorporates her robust problem-solving abilities and entrepreneurial mindset into all her teaching and projects. Roxana is a proactive leader with extensive experience in fostering the growth of global companies in the media, fashion, music, and creative sectors. Possessing Master’s Degrees in Technology and Business Management and a double major in Law and Business, Roxana holds expertise in utilizing data-driven and highly creative marketing through technology and innovation to drive purposeful profitability and business expansion. Teaching Areas:  Ethics, Branding, Marketing & Communications
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Roxana Frontini
Fashion Business Professor
Cece Feinberg brings over 21 years of experience, from running her full-service boutique PR agency to the Marangoni Miami classroom. With a Bachelor of Science in Business from Cornell University, she specializes in national consumer media placement, brand building, and event management for clients in the fashion, art, and consumer goods industries. As the founder of Cece Feinberg PR, she excels in brand and product positioning, global media strategies, fashion show and event media management, editorial trafficking, new product launches, and re-launches of established brands. Her diverse clientele includes fashion brands (swimwear, lingerie, denim, etc.), accessories (shoes, bags, watches, jewelry), toy brands, trade shows, artists, galleries, museums, and retailers. Teaching Areas: Communication Strategies, Fashion Communication, Social Media Management, and History of Dress and Costume
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Cece Feinberg
Fashion Styling Professor
Inés Sabalza brings over two decades of multifaceted experience in the fashion industry, predominantly from NYC, focusing on sales, distribution, and business operations. She has collaborated with various entrepreneurs throughout her prominent career, effortlessly navigating startup terrains and structured corporate landscapes. A foundation in technology from her educational pursuits has always underpinned Inés’s work, offering her unique perspectives in an industry constantly reshaped by digital advancements. In 2019, Inés transitioned to Miami, channeling her industry insights to educate emerging fashion enthusiasts at Istituto Marangoni. As an esteemed Professor, she leads courses in business and marketing tailored for the ever-evolving world of fashion, emphasizing the symbiotic relationship between fashion and technology. Her curriculum underscores real-world interactions, ensuring students grasp theoretical concepts and their tangible applications in today’s tech-driven fashion landscape. Recognizing that technology will continue to reshape the fashion world at an even more rapid pace, Inés consistently advocates for the fusion of fashion with the latest tech trends, striving to shape the next generation of industry leaders who are both fashion-forward and tech-savvy. Teaching Areas: Introduction to Fashion, Fashion Marketing and Fashion Branding
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Ines Sabalza
Fashion Business Professor
Saul Kapilivsky, originating from a background in garment production, earned a Fashion Design MFA from the Academy of Art University. His career spans over 34 years, during which he created Mother of the Bride dresses, introduced wholesale evening wear lines, and styled renowned personalities like Aretha Franklin and Deidre Hall. He has also provided attire for participants in competitions like Miss America and Miss Universe while representing the US in the 1988 Air France Concours International Des Jeunes Créateurs De Mode. Teaching Areas: Pattern Cutting, Digital Pattern 2 - CLO 3D, and Collection
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Saul Kapilivsky
Fashion Design Professor
Victor Uphaus is a former retail executive who worked as a Store Manager and District Training manager for well-known American retail companies, such as Kids R Us, The Children's Place, GAP, JLindeberg, and Brooks Brothers. His passion for learning and sharing knowledge has enabled him to teach management, marketing, and other business courses at colleges and universities since 1997. His educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Michigan and two Master's Degrees from St. Thomas University, one in Management and the other in Business Administration. Teaching Areas: Finance and Strategic Retail Management
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Victor Uphaus
Fashion Business Professor
Born and raised in the German countryside, Annette Felder lived in Amsterdam and traveled through Europe and India before studying at London’s Central St. Martins College of Art and Design. After graduating from St. Martins in 2006, Annette co-founded the fashion brand Felder Felder together with her twin sister Daniela Felder, which won them an on-schedule slot at London Fashion Week, New Gen awards for three consecutive seasons and a nomination for the prestigious British Fashion Awards. In 2014, Annette and Daniela dedicated their brand to showcasing positive solutions for a more responsible business model within the fashion industry. Steering away from seasonal collections and wholesale, they shifted their focus to vegan, responsible textile innovations and bespoke production, avoiding overproduction and wastage. Furthermore, Felder Felder has been creating future fashion concepts for clients such as BMWi, Deutsche Bahn, Formula E, and Dr. Hauschka, merging innovation, design, and education through exhibitions, panel discussions, and workshops as part of their continued commitment to purposeful business and communication. Teaching Areas: Green Marketing
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Annette Felder
Fashion Business Professor
Daniel Carles is a Marketing and Communications professional with 25 years of experience across Media, Banking, Healthcare, Pharma, Sports, and Higher Education, passionate about marketing trends and consumer behavior. At the Marangoni Institute, Daniel shares practical insights from a career that includes leading digital marketing projects, utilizing AI for personalized content, and driving engagement for global brands. Throughout his career, Daniel has led marketing teams, leveraging AI tools for dynamic content creation and enhancing the presence of well-known brands in the Latin American market. In the Digital Marketing and E-commerce course, Daniel brings these rich experiences to students, teaching the latest strategies and tools needed to excel in the digital marketing landscape. Students gain hands-on knowledge and real-world experience from Daniel’s diverse background in traditional and digital marketing. Daniel encourages students to join the course and take the opportunity to learn from real-world examples, engage with cutting-edge marketing tools, and prepare for a successful career in digital marketing. Together, students and Daniel will embark on a journey to transform marketing skills for the digital age
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Daniel Carles
Fashion Business Professor
Michelle, originally hailing from Buenos Aires but nurtured by the vibrant culture of  Miami, embarked on her illustrious career after graduating from Miami  International University of Art and Design, armed with a coveted Fashion Design  Bachelor's Degree.  With eight years of invaluable experience as a freelance fashion designer and  consultant under her belt, Michelle ascended to the esteemed role of Art Director  at Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry. Among her multifaceted responsibilities, she  expertly directed and stylized the entirety of the company's campaigns, leaving an  indelible mark on the fashion industry. Transitioning seamlessly into her role as a Fashion & Personal Stylist, Michelle is  known for her ability to craft imaginative solutions that seamlessly align with her  unique visual aesthetics. Her impressive portfolio boasts collaborations with  prominent names like Nike, Perry Ellis, Aston Martin Residences, MTV,  Nickelodeon, HGTV, Starz, and a host of others.  Currently, Michelle stands at the forefront of the fashion world as a Digital Fashion  Stylist and Art Director for a leading NFT digital company. Here, she consistently  delivers authentic and high-end looks, setting new standards of excellence in the  digital fashion realm.
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Michelle Tyko
Fashion Business Professor
Marta Meyerhans is an art and fashion historian, curator and collector. An experienced professor of fashion and art, Marta has taught a wide range of courses including fashion history, trend forecasting, art history, and contemporary fashion. She advises collections and private collectors on acquisitions and curates independent fashion exhibitions. She is also the founder of Muse Archives, a platform that delivers exclusive talks, signature courses, curated interactive experiences on fashion and art. She holds a B.A. in art history, an MBA from the London Business School and a Master's Degree in Fashion Brand Management from Istituto Marangoni.
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Marta Meyerhans
Fashion Business Professor
MEET OUR
FACULTY
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Nathalie Tessier's journey in the fashion world began with studying fashion design in Paris, where she initially found her passion. However, as she delved deeper into the industry, she realized her true calling lay in the business side of fashion. She embarked on a remarkable career path upon graduation, joining the esteemed brand Celio. At Celio, Nathalie assumed the director role, overseeing various crucial aspects such as designing and managing international market collections, product distribution, and spearheading marketing campaigns. Her responsibilities included pioneering new store concept prototypes and demonstrating her multifaceted expertise in shaping the brand's identity and market presence. Nathalie's tenure in Paris enriched her professional journey as she collaborated with renowned brands like Celio Sport, Dooble, and Sud Express, further deepening her understanding of the intricacies of the fashion business world. Today, Nathalie brings her wealth of experience and insights to her role as the program leader for the Fashion Business program at IMM, where she guides and inspires aspiring professionals to navigate and excel in the dynamic realm of fashion business. Teaching Areas: Trend Forecasting, Fashion Marketing: Principles and Practices, Production 360 and Fashion Entrepreneurship-Thesis
read more
Nathalie Tessier
Fashion Business Program Leader
Alessandro has 24 years of expertise in developing brand equity and pioneering digital marketing across different cultures, nations, and businesses. As the Chief Marketing Officer at Under Armour, De Pestel led all the marketing aspects of the brand. He served previously as Executive Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Consumer Insights for Tommy Hilfiger Global/PVH Europe, executing global alignment, planning, and strategies to support the company’s product directives and initiatives. De Pestel also worked as International Communications Director for Christian Dior Parfums in France and Vice President of Global Marketing for Omega Watches in Switzerland. Teaching Areas: International Customer Behavior, Fashion Entrepreneurs, Creating Communicating & Delivery Luxury and Omni-Channel Distribution  
read more
Alessandro De Pestel
Fashion Business Professor
Roxana Frontini teaches our students how to excel at managing marketing projects and teams, integrating strategies, and implementing complex initiatives for success. She incorporates her robust problem-solving abilities and entrepreneurial mindset into all her teaching and projects. Roxana is a proactive leader with extensive experience in fostering the growth of global companies in the media, fashion, music, and creative sectors. Possessing Master’s Degrees in Technology and Business Management and a double major in Law and Business, Roxana holds expertise in utilizing data-driven and highly creative marketing through technology and innovation to drive purposeful profitability and business expansion. Teaching Areas:  Ethics, Branding, Marketing & Communications
read more
Roxana Frontini
Fashion Business Professor
Cece Feinberg brings over 21 years of experience, from running her full-service boutique PR agency to the Marangoni Miami classroom. With a Bachelor of Science in Business from Cornell University, she specializes in national consumer media placement, brand building, and event management for clients in the fashion, art, and consumer goods industries. As the founder of Cece Feinberg PR, she excels in brand and product positioning, global media strategies, fashion show and event media management, editorial trafficking, new product launches, and re-launches of established brands. Her diverse clientele includes fashion brands (swimwear, lingerie, denim, etc.), accessories (shoes, bags, watches, jewelry), toy brands, trade shows, artists, galleries, museums, and retailers. Teaching Areas: Communication Strategies, Fashion Communication, Social Media Management, and History of Dress and Costume
read more
Cece Feinberg
Fashion Styling Professor
Inés Sabalza brings over two decades of multifaceted experience in the fashion industry, predominantly from NYC, focusing on sales, distribution, and business operations. She has collaborated with various entrepreneurs throughout her prominent career, effortlessly navigating startup terrains and structured corporate landscapes. A foundation in technology from her educational pursuits has always underpinned Inés’s work, offering her unique perspectives in an industry constantly reshaped by digital advancements. In 2019, Inés transitioned to Miami, channeling her industry insights to educate emerging fashion enthusiasts at Istituto Marangoni. As an esteemed Professor, she leads courses in business and marketing tailored for the ever-evolving world of fashion, emphasizing the symbiotic relationship between fashion and technology. Her curriculum underscores real-world interactions, ensuring students grasp theoretical concepts and their tangible applications in today’s tech-driven fashion landscape. Recognizing that technology will continue to reshape the fashion world at an even more rapid pace, Inés consistently advocates for the fusion of fashion with the latest tech trends, striving to shape the next generation of industry leaders who are both fashion-forward and tech-savvy. Teaching Areas: Introduction to Fashion, Fashion Marketing and Fashion Branding
read more
Ines Sabalza
Fashion Business Professor
Saul Kapilivsky, originating from a background in garment production, earned a Fashion Design MFA from the Academy of Art University. His career spans over 34 years, during which he created Mother of the Bride dresses, introduced wholesale evening wear lines, and styled renowned personalities like Aretha Franklin and Deidre Hall. He has also provided attire for participants in competitions like Miss America and Miss Universe while representing the US in the 1988 Air France Concours International Des Jeunes Créateurs De Mode. Teaching Areas: Pattern Cutting, Digital Pattern 2 - CLO 3D, and Collection
read more
Saul Kapilivsky
Fashion Design Professor
Victor Uphaus is a former retail executive who worked as a Store Manager and District Training manager for well-known American retail companies, such as Kids R Us, The Children's Place, GAP, JLindeberg, and Brooks Brothers. His passion for learning and sharing knowledge has enabled him to teach management, marketing, and other business courses at colleges and universities since 1997. His educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Michigan and two Master's Degrees from St. Thomas University, one in Management and the other in Business Administration. Teaching Areas: Finance and Strategic Retail Management
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Victor Uphaus
Fashion Business Professor
Born and raised in the German countryside, Annette Felder lived in Amsterdam and traveled through Europe and India before studying at London’s Central St. Martins College of Art and Design. After graduating from St. Martins in 2006, Annette co-founded the fashion brand Felder Felder together with her twin sister Daniela Felder, which won them an on-schedule slot at London Fashion Week, New Gen awards for three consecutive seasons and a nomination for the prestigious British Fashion Awards. In 2014, Annette and Daniela dedicated their brand to showcasing positive solutions for a more responsible business model within the fashion industry. Steering away from seasonal collections and wholesale, they shifted their focus to vegan, responsible textile innovations and bespoke production, avoiding overproduction and wastage. Furthermore, Felder Felder has been creating future fashion concepts for clients such as BMWi, Deutsche Bahn, Formula E, and Dr. Hauschka, merging innovation, design, and education through exhibitions, panel discussions, and workshops as part of their continued commitment to purposeful business and communication. Teaching Areas: Green Marketing
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Annette Felder
Fashion Business Professor
Daniel Carles is a Marketing and Communications professional with 25 years of experience across Media, Banking, Healthcare, Pharma, Sports, and Higher Education, passionate about marketing trends and consumer behavior. At the Marangoni Institute, Daniel shares practical insights from a career that includes leading digital marketing projects, utilizing AI for personalized content, and driving engagement for global brands. Throughout his career, Daniel has led marketing teams, leveraging AI tools for dynamic content creation and enhancing the presence of well-known brands in the Latin American market. In the Digital Marketing and E-commerce course, Daniel brings these rich experiences to students, teaching the latest strategies and tools needed to excel in the digital marketing landscape. Students gain hands-on knowledge and real-world experience from Daniel’s diverse background in traditional and digital marketing. Daniel encourages students to join the course and take the opportunity to learn from real-world examples, engage with cutting-edge marketing tools, and prepare for a successful career in digital marketing. Together, students and Daniel will embark on a journey to transform marketing skills for the digital age
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Daniel Carles
Fashion Business Professor
Michelle, originally hailing from Buenos Aires but nurtured by the vibrant culture of  Miami, embarked on her illustrious career after graduating from Miami  International University of Art and Design, armed with a coveted Fashion Design  Bachelor's Degree.  With eight years of invaluable experience as a freelance fashion designer and  consultant under her belt, Michelle ascended to the esteemed role of Art Director  at Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry. Among her multifaceted responsibilities, she  expertly directed and stylized the entirety of the company's campaigns, leaving an  indelible mark on the fashion industry. Transitioning seamlessly into her role as a Fashion & Personal Stylist, Michelle is  known for her ability to craft imaginative solutions that seamlessly align with her  unique visual aesthetics. Her impressive portfolio boasts collaborations with  prominent names like Nike, Perry Ellis, Aston Martin Residences, MTV,  Nickelodeon, HGTV, Starz, and a host of others.  Currently, Michelle stands at the forefront of the fashion world as a Digital Fashion  Stylist and Art Director for a leading NFT digital company. Here, she consistently  delivers authentic and high-end looks, setting new standards of excellence in the  digital fashion realm.
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Michelle Tyko
Fashion Business Professor
Marta Meyerhans is an art and fashion historian, curator and collector. An experienced professor of fashion and art, Marta has taught a wide range of courses including fashion history, trend forecasting, art history, and contemporary fashion. She advises collections and private collectors on acquisitions and curates independent fashion exhibitions. She is also the founder of Muse Archives, a platform that delivers exclusive talks, signature courses, curated interactive experiences on fashion and art. She holds a B.A. in art history, an MBA from the London Business School and a Master's Degree in Fashion Brand Management from Istituto Marangoni.
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Marta Meyerhans
Fashion Business Professor
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Nathalie Tessier's journey in the fashion world began with studying fashion design in Paris, where she initially found her passion. However, as she delved deeper into the industry, she realized her true calling lay in the business side of fashion. She embarked on a remarkable career path upon graduation, joining the esteemed brand Celio. At Celio, Nathalie assumed the director role, overseeing various crucial aspects such as designing and managing international market collections, product distribution, and spearheading marketing campaigns. Her responsibilities included pioneering new store concept prototypes and demonstrating her multifaceted expertise in shaping the brand's identity and market presence. Nathalie's tenure in Paris enriched her professional journey as she collaborated with renowned brands like Celio Sport, Dooble, and Sud Express, further deepening her understanding of the intricacies of the fashion business world. Today, Nathalie brings her wealth of experience and insights to her role as the program leader for the Fashion Business program at IMM, where she guides and inspires aspiring professionals to navigate and excel in the dynamic realm of fashion business. Teaching Areas: Trend Forecasting, Fashion Marketing: Principles and Practices, Production 360 and Fashion Entrepreneurship-Thesis
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Nathalie Tessier
Fashion Business Program Leader
Alessandro has 24 years of expertise in developing brand equity and pioneering digital marketing across different cultures, nations, and businesses. As the Chief Marketing Officer at Under Armour, De Pestel led all the marketing aspects of the brand. He served previously as Executive Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Consumer Insights for Tommy Hilfiger Global/PVH Europe, executing global alignment, planning, and strategies to support the company’s product directives and initiatives. De Pestel also worked as International Communications Director for Christian Dior Parfums in France and Vice President of Global Marketing for Omega Watches in Switzerland. Teaching Areas: International Customer Behavior, Fashion Entrepreneurs, Creating Communicating & Delivery Luxury and Omni-Channel Distribution  
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Alessandro De Pestel
Fashion Business Professor
Roxana Frontini teaches our students how to excel at managing marketing projects and teams, integrating strategies, and implementing complex initiatives for success. She incorporates her robust problem-solving abilities and entrepreneurial mindset into all her teaching and projects. Roxana is a proactive leader with extensive experience in fostering the growth of global companies in the media, fashion, music, and creative sectors. Possessing Master’s Degrees in Technology and Business Management and a double major in Law and Business, Roxana holds expertise in utilizing data-driven and highly creative marketing through technology and innovation to drive purposeful profitability and business expansion. Teaching Areas:  Ethics, Branding, Marketing & Communications
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Roxana Frontini
Fashion Business Professor
Cece Feinberg brings over 21 years of experience, from running her full-service boutique PR agency to the Marangoni Miami classroom. With a Bachelor of Science in Business from Cornell University, she specializes in national consumer media placement, brand building, and event management for clients in the fashion, art, and consumer goods industries. As the founder of Cece Feinberg PR, she excels in brand and product positioning, global media strategies, fashion show and event media management, editorial trafficking, new product launches, and re-launches of established brands. Her diverse clientele includes fashion brands (swimwear, lingerie, denim, etc.), accessories (shoes, bags, watches, jewelry), toy brands, trade shows, artists, galleries, museums, and retailers. Teaching Areas: Communication Strategies, Fashion Communication, Social Media Management, and History of Dress and Costume
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Cece Feinberg
Fashion Styling Professor
Inés Sabalza brings over two decades of multifaceted experience in the fashion industry, predominantly from NYC, focusing on sales, distribution, and business operations. She has collaborated with various entrepreneurs throughout her prominent career, effortlessly navigating startup terrains and structured corporate landscapes. A foundation in technology from her educational pursuits has always underpinned Inés’s work, offering her unique perspectives in an industry constantly reshaped by digital advancements. In 2019, Inés transitioned to Miami, channeling her industry insights to educate emerging fashion enthusiasts at Istituto Marangoni. As an esteemed Professor, she leads courses in business and marketing tailored for the ever-evolving world of fashion, emphasizing the symbiotic relationship between fashion and technology. Her curriculum underscores real-world interactions, ensuring students grasp theoretical concepts and their tangible applications in today’s tech-driven fashion landscape. Recognizing that technology will continue to reshape the fashion world at an even more rapid pace, Inés consistently advocates for the fusion of fashion with the latest tech trends, striving to shape the next generation of industry leaders who are both fashion-forward and tech-savvy. Teaching Areas: Introduction to Fashion, Fashion Marketing and Fashion Branding
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Ines Sabalza
Fashion Business Professor
Saul Kapilivsky, originating from a background in garment production, earned a Fashion Design MFA from the Academy of Art University. His career spans over 34 years, during which he created Mother of the Bride dresses, introduced wholesale evening wear lines, and styled renowned personalities like Aretha Franklin and Deidre Hall. He has also provided attire for participants in competitions like Miss America and Miss Universe while representing the US in the 1988 Air France Concours International Des Jeunes Créateurs De Mode. Teaching Areas: Pattern Cutting, Digital Pattern 2 - CLO 3D, and Collection
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Saul Kapilivsky
Fashion Design Professor
Victor Uphaus is a former retail executive who worked as a Store Manager and District Training manager for well-known American retail companies, such as Kids R Us, The Children's Place, GAP, JLindeberg, and Brooks Brothers. His passion for learning and sharing knowledge has enabled him to teach management, marketing, and other business courses at colleges and universities since 1997. His educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Michigan and two Master's Degrees from St. Thomas University, one in Management and the other in Business Administration. Teaching Areas: Finance and Strategic Retail Management
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Victor Uphaus
Fashion Business Professor
Born and raised in the German countryside, Annette Felder lived in Amsterdam and traveled through Europe and India before studying at London’s Central St. Martins College of Art and Design. After graduating from St. Martins in 2006, Annette co-founded the fashion brand Felder Felder together with her twin sister Daniela Felder, which won them an on-schedule slot at London Fashion Week, New Gen awards for three consecutive seasons and a nomination for the prestigious British Fashion Awards. In 2014, Annette and Daniela dedicated their brand to showcasing positive solutions for a more responsible business model within the fashion industry. Steering away from seasonal collections and wholesale, they shifted their focus to vegan, responsible textile innovations and bespoke production, avoiding overproduction and wastage. Furthermore, Felder Felder has been creating future fashion concepts for clients such as BMWi, Deutsche Bahn, Formula E, and Dr. Hauschka, merging innovation, design, and education through exhibitions, panel discussions, and workshops as part of their continued commitment to purposeful business and communication. Teaching Areas: Green Marketing
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Annette Felder
Fashion Business Professor
Daniel Carles is a Marketing and Communications professional with 25 years of experience across Media, Banking, Healthcare, Pharma, Sports, and Higher Education, passionate about marketing trends and consumer behavior. At the Marangoni Institute, Daniel shares practical insights from a career that includes leading digital marketing projects, utilizing AI for personalized content, and driving engagement for global brands. Throughout his career, Daniel has led marketing teams, leveraging AI tools for dynamic content creation and enhancing the presence of well-known brands in the Latin American market. In the Digital Marketing and E-commerce course, Daniel brings these rich experiences to students, teaching the latest strategies and tools needed to excel in the digital marketing landscape. Students gain hands-on knowledge and real-world experience from Daniel’s diverse background in traditional and digital marketing. Daniel encourages students to join the course and take the opportunity to learn from real-world examples, engage with cutting-edge marketing tools, and prepare for a successful career in digital marketing. Together, students and Daniel will embark on a journey to transform marketing skills for the digital age
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Daniel Carles
Fashion Business Professor
Michelle, originally hailing from Buenos Aires but nurtured by the vibrant culture of  Miami, embarked on her illustrious career after graduating from Miami  International University of Art and Design, armed with a coveted Fashion Design  Bachelor's Degree.  With eight years of invaluable experience as a freelance fashion designer and  consultant under her belt, Michelle ascended to the esteemed role of Art Director  at Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry. Among her multifaceted responsibilities, she  expertly directed and stylized the entirety of the company's campaigns, leaving an  indelible mark on the fashion industry. Transitioning seamlessly into her role as a Fashion & Personal Stylist, Michelle is  known for her ability to craft imaginative solutions that seamlessly align with her  unique visual aesthetics. Her impressive portfolio boasts collaborations with  prominent names like Nike, Perry Ellis, Aston Martin Residences, MTV,  Nickelodeon, HGTV, Starz, and a host of others.  Currently, Michelle stands at the forefront of the fashion world as a Digital Fashion  Stylist and Art Director for a leading NFT digital company. Here, she consistently  delivers authentic and high-end looks, setting new standards of excellence in the  digital fashion realm.
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Michelle Tyko
Fashion Business Professor
Marta Meyerhans is an art and fashion historian, curator and collector. An experienced professor of fashion and art, Marta has taught a wide range of courses including fashion history, trend forecasting, art history, and contemporary fashion. She advises collections and private collectors on acquisitions and curates independent fashion exhibitions. She is also the founder of Muse Archives, a platform that delivers exclusive talks, signature courses, curated interactive experiences on fashion and art. She holds a B.A. in art history, an MBA from the London Business School and a Master's Degree in Fashion Brand Management from Istituto Marangoni.
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Marta Meyerhans
Fashion Business Professor

Career Paths

In our Fashion Business Associate of Applied Science program at Istituto Marangoni Miami, we offer pathways to diverse professional opportunities within the vibrant realms of fashion and business. Our innovative curriculum, hands-on training, and strategic industry collaborations arm students with the indispensable knowledge and skills essential for thriving in this competitive field. Fashion business majors are offered an array of opportunities for those wanting to dive into the fashion industry. Through personalized support from our Career Services department, we empower every student with the tools necessary to embark on a fulfilling career journey. Graduates of our Fashion Business programs are well-prepared to navigate the dynamic landscape of the fashion industry, guided by our institution toward numerous avenues of success.

In our Fashion Business Associate of Applied Science program at Istituto Marangoni Miami, we offer pathways to diverse professional opportunities within the vibrant realms of fashion and business. Our innovative curriculum, hands-on training, and strategic industry collaborations arm students with the indispensable knowledge and skills essential for thriving in this competitive field. Fashion business majors are offered an array of opportunities for those wanting to dive into the fashion industry. Through personalized support from our Career Services department, we empower every student with the tools necessary to embark on a fulfilling career journey. Graduates of our Fashion Business programs are well-prepared to navigate the dynamic landscape of the fashion industry, guided by our institution toward numerous avenues of success.

In our Fashion Business Associate of Applied Science program at Istituto Marangoni Miami, we offer pathways to diverse professional opportunities within the vibrant realms of fashion and business. Our innovative curriculum, hands-on training, and strategic industry collaborations arm students with the indispensable knowledge and skills essential for thriving in this competitive field. Fashion business majors are offered an array of opportunities for those wanting to dive into the fashion industry. Through personalized support from our Career Services department, we empower every student with the tools necessary to embark on a fulfilling career journey. Graduates of our Fashion Business programs are well-prepared to navigate the dynamic landscape of the fashion industry, guided by our institution toward numerous avenues of success.

In our Fashion Business Associate of Applied Science program at Istituto Marangoni Miami, we offer pathways to diverse professional opportunities within the vibrant realms of fashion and business. Our innovative curriculum, hands-on training, and strategic industry collaborations arm students with the indispensable knowledge and skills essential for thriving in this competitive field. Fashion business majors are offered an array of opportunities for those wanting to dive into the fashion industry. Through personalized support from our Career Services department, we empower every student with the tools necessary to embark on a fulfilling career journey. Graduates of our Fashion Business programs are well-prepared to navigate the dynamic landscape of the fashion industry, guided by our institution toward numerous avenues of success.

In our Fashion Business Associate of Applied Science program at Istituto Marangoni Miami, we offer pathways to diverse professional opportunities within the vibrant realms of fashion and business. Our innovative curriculum, hands-on training, and strategic industry collaborations arm students with the indispensable knowledge and skills essential for thriving in this competitive field. Fashion business majors are offered an array of opportunities for those wanting to dive into the fashion industry. Through personalized support from our Career Services department, we empower every student with the tools necessary to embark on a fulfilling career journey. Graduates of our Fashion Business programs are well-prepared to navigate the dynamic landscape of the fashion industry, guided by our institution toward numerous avenues of success.

In our Fashion Business Associate of Applied Science program at Istituto Marangoni Miami, we offer pathways to diverse professional opportunities within the vibrant realms of fashion and business. Our innovative curriculum, hands-on training, and strategic industry collaborations arm students with the indispensable knowledge and skills essential for thriving in this competitive field. Fashion business majors are offered an array of opportunities for those wanting to dive into the fashion industry. Through personalized support from our Career Services department, we empower every student with the tools necessary to embark on a fulfilling career journey. Graduates of our Fashion Business programs are well-prepared to navigate the dynamic landscape of the fashion industry, guided by our institution toward numerous avenues of success.

Fashion Buyer

Fashion buyers are responsible for selecting and purchasing merchandise for retail stores or fashion brands. They analyze market trends, negotiate with suppliers, and ensure that the product assortment aligns with the brand’s target audience and sales goals.

Retail Manager

Retail managers oversee the day-to-day operations of retail establishments, including staff management, inventory control, customer service, and sales strategies. They play a crucial role in driving business growth and enhancing the overall shopping experience for customers.

Marketing Coordinator

Marketing coordinators work on developing and implementing marketing campaigns to promote fashion brands or retail products. They may be involved in market research, advertising, social media management, and event planning to increase brand visibility and drive sales.

Fashion Merchandiser

Fashion merchandisers analyze consumer behavior, market trends, and sales data to determine product assortments and pricing strategies. They collaborate with design teams, buyers, and retailers to ensure that the right products are available to meet customer demand.

Fashion Entrepreneur

Fashion business graduates may choose to start their own fashion-related ventures, such as boutique stores, online retail platforms, fashion consulting firms, or fashion marketing agencies. Entrepreneurial skills acquired during the program can be invaluable in launching and managing successful fashion businesses.

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Career Paths

Fashion Buyer

Fashion buyers are responsible for selecting and purchasing merchandise for retail stores or fashion brands. They analyze market trends, negotiate with suppliers, and ensure that the product assortment aligns with the brand’s target audience and sales goals.

Retail Manager

Retail managers oversee the day-to-day operations of retail establishments, including staff management, inventory control, customer service, and sales strategies. They play a crucial role in driving business growth and enhancing the overall shopping experience for customers.

Marketing Coordinator

Marketing coordinators work on developing and implementing marketing campaigns to promote fashion brands or retail products. They may be involved in market research, advertising, social media management, and event planning to increase brand visibility and drive sales.

Fashion Merchandiser

Fashion merchandisers analyze consumer behavior, market trends, and sales data to determine product assortments and pricing strategies. They collaborate with design teams, buyers, and retailers to ensure that the right products are available to meet customer demand.

Fashion Entrepreneur

Fashion business graduates may choose to start their own fashion-related ventures, such as boutique stores, online retail platforms, fashion consulting firms, or fashion marketing agencies. Entrepreneurial skills acquired during the program can be invaluable in launching and managing successful fashion businesses.

Explore All Programs
Career Paths

In our Fashion Business Associate of Applied Science program at Istituto Marangoni Miami, we offer pathways to diverse professional opportunities within the vibrant realms of fashion and business. Our innovative curriculum, hands-on training, and strategic industry collaborations arm students with the indispensable knowledge and skills essential for thriving in this competitive field. Fashion business majors are offered an array of opportunities for those wanting to dive into the fashion industry. Through personalized support from our Career Services department, we empower every student with the tools necessary to embark on a fulfilling career journey. Graduates of our Fashion Business programs are well-prepared to navigate the dynamic landscape of the fashion industry, guided by our institution toward numerous avenues of success.

In our Fashion Business Associate of Applied Science program at Istituto Marangoni Miami, we offer pathways to diverse professional opportunities within the vibrant realms of fashion and business. Our innovative curriculum, hands-on training, and strategic industry collaborations arm students with the indispensable knowledge and skills essential for thriving in this competitive field. Fashion business majors are offered an array of opportunities for those wanting to dive into the fashion industry. Through personalized support from our Career Services department, we empower every student with the tools necessary to embark on a fulfilling career journey. Graduates of our Fashion Business programs are well-prepared to navigate the dynamic landscape of the fashion industry, guided by our institution toward numerous avenues of success.

In our Fashion Business Associate of Applied Science program at Istituto Marangoni Miami, we offer pathways to diverse professional opportunities within the vibrant realms of fashion and business. Our innovative curriculum, hands-on training, and strategic industry collaborations arm students with the indispensable knowledge and skills essential for thriving in this competitive field. Fashion business majors are offered an array of opportunities for those wanting to dive into the fashion industry. Through personalized support from our Career Services department, we empower every student with the tools necessary to embark on a fulfilling career journey. Graduates of our Fashion Business programs are well-prepared to navigate the dynamic landscape of the fashion industry, guided by our institution toward numerous avenues of success.

In our Fashion Business Associate of Applied Science program at Istituto Marangoni Miami, we offer pathways to diverse professional opportunities within the vibrant realms of fashion and business. Our innovative curriculum, hands-on training, and strategic industry collaborations arm students with the indispensable knowledge and skills essential for thriving in this competitive field. Fashion business majors are offered an array of opportunities for those wanting to dive into the fashion industry. Through personalized support from our Career Services department, we empower every student with the tools necessary to embark on a fulfilling career journey. Graduates of our Fashion Business programs are well-prepared to navigate the dynamic landscape of the fashion industry, guided by our institution toward numerous avenues of success.

In our Fashion Business Associate of Applied Science program at Istituto Marangoni Miami, we offer pathways to diverse professional opportunities within the vibrant realms of fashion and business. Our innovative curriculum, hands-on training, and strategic industry collaborations arm students with the indispensable knowledge and skills essential for thriving in this competitive field. Fashion business majors are offered an array of opportunities for those wanting to dive into the fashion industry. Through personalized support from our Career Services department, we empower every student with the tools necessary to embark on a fulfilling career journey. Graduates of our Fashion Business programs are well-prepared to navigate the dynamic landscape of the fashion industry, guided by our institution toward numerous avenues of success.

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FAQ

What are the admissions requirements for the Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Design program?
To apply for the Associates of Applied Science program in Fashion Design, applicants must meet the following criteria:
    • Online Application
    • Copy of US Government-Issued Valid Identification
    • Official High School Transcripts
    • Official High School Diploma
    • Personal Statement
    • Resume
    • Finance Declaration Form
    • English Test (if applicable)
    • Portfolio (if applicable)
    • Official Foreign Transcript Evaluation and Translation (if applicable)
How long does it take to complete the Fashion Business program?
The Fashion Business program typically takes two years to complete on a full-time basis, consisting of four semesters. However, the program duration may vary depending on factors such as enrollment status and course load.
What types of courses are included in the Fashion Business curriculum?
The Fashion Business curriculum covers a wide range of subjects, including principles of business, fashion branding, digital design, marketing principles and practices, economics, fashion history, trend forecasting, and more. Students gain a comprehensive understanding of the fashion industry from both business and creative perspectives.
Does the program offer internship opportunities?
Yes, the Fashion Business program may offer internship opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience in the fashion industry. Internships provide valuable insights into real-world business operations, networking opportunities, and potential career pathways.
How does the Fashion Business program prepare students for careers in the industry?
The Fashion Business program equips students with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience needed to excel in various roles within the fashion industry. Through a combination of classroom learning, hands-on projects, industry partnerships, and internship opportunities, students develop a strong foundation in business principles, marketing strategies, trend analysis, and fashion merchandising, preparing them for successful careers in the dynamic world of fashion business.
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