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Fashion design classes for youth

“My Atelier Experience” is an 8-week fashion course designed specifically to attend high school students’ needs during the school year. The program takes places on Saturdays from 9:30am – 12:30pm. Participants will learn through an interdisciplinary project about the Fashion Industry and the various roles involved in it, along with understanding how to create a collection, how to manage researchers and trends, how to cultivate a creative mind while getting an overall view of the Fashion System. The interdisciplinary project has at its focus a sustainable and upcycling approach, which combines styling, draping, design and digital marketing platforms.

Participants will have the chance to:

1.  Explore Fashion draping, design, sewing, embroidery, and other elements of Fashion Design.

2.  Learn more about fabrics, textiles, and upcycling garments.

3.  Understand different sewing machines and what they are used for. Understanding the use of pockets, zippers, buttons, and other elements of design and embroidery.

4.  Channel their creativity through hands-on workshops such as draping with fabric on a mannequin, textile exploration and up-cycling existing garments.

5.  Discover the digital side of the industry and how new technology, social media and Gen Z is influencing the industry.

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Valeria Gutierrez - My Fashion Experience Summer Camp

Studying at Marangoni was a dream for me, and being able to make it a reality was amazing. I want to study fashion design in college, and this program helped me realize how I can use my creativity to create very inspiring and cool things. 

Download the Youth Programs Brochure

Our fashion design classes for our youth programs are supported by lectures, workshops, and subject specific presentations by a faculty of professionals in the field. If participants have little or no previous experience but would like to become familiar with some of the key disciplines in the industry, or a specific area, there are a variety of levels and course durations to suit all preferences. Continuing education courses are also the perfect ‘taster’ or introduction to the fashion industry, which may help in decision making for future in-depth study or career path development.

Complete your information and download the Brochure about the Degree programs and Fashion Courses. There are some experiences in life that lead to a radical transformation, where what comes after is light-years ahead of what preceded it. It is via such experiences, nurturing emotion and aspiration combined with academic rigor and expertise, that Istituto Marangoni participants have the opportunity to successfully navigate a stimulating, challenging, and productive future, and take their place amongst the stars. Studying at Istituto Marangoni provides such an experience, connecting skill and style at high-end international locations with an Italian imprint of history and culture, enriching talent and encouraging ambition.

Complete your information and download the brochure about our degree programs and online fashion courses with a certificate. Studying at Istituto Marangoni connects skill and style at high-end international locations, with an Italian imprint of history and culture, enriching talent and encouraging ambition.

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My Atelier Experience