Accademia del Lusso

Introduction

Accademia del Lusso

SCHOOL OF FASHION & DESIGN

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The Accademia del Lusso School of Fashion & Design opened in 2005 with the specific objective of providing high-quality education to young people interested in starting a career in the fashion and design industry or to professionals already working in the sector who wish to improve or update their skills and knowledge.

The educational method of the School of Fashion & Design is based on an innovative approach, with two learning paths that are closely connected: the creative technical path aimed at production and the administrative path dedicated to management.

The distinctive teaching method of the Accademia del Lusso is also the result of the expertise and experience of the teaching staff, all of whom are established professionals in various fields of fashion and design. This allows the School of Fashion & Design to provide a multi-disciplinary education which is continuously updated and firmly linked to the job market.

In addition, the Fashion courses at the Milan School of Fashion School of Fashion’s collaboration with important businesses in the industry allows students to work on ongoing projects or projects that have already been implemented and to complete their education with a highly instructive experience that can only be guaranteed through direct contact with the professional world.

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Types of Courses

Master’s Courses: designed for students who have a bachelor’s or higher degree and who want to gain a specialist preparation that enables them to fulfil positions within fashion and luxury management in prestigious businesses around the world.

3-Year Courses: for those who have finished their high school studies and who want to undertake a university-level course which gives them the solid theoretical and practical training needed to operate in the fashion and design industry.

Intensive 1-Year Courses: for those who have finished their high school or university studies and who want to take an intensive course to improve and complete their existing knowledge, in order to become a competent professional and develop a career in the Fashion and Design industry.

Short-Term Courses: ideal for those who currently study or work and don’t have the time to dedicate to a long-term course. They can be seen as an introduction to fashion and ideal for all profiles when based on general notions, or as enhancement courses suitable for professionals when focused on specific areas within the sector.

Preparatory Courses: these take place before the beginning of each academic year, and are accessible to those who have already enrolled on a Fashion or Design course at Accademia del Lusso. The courses prepare students in terms of language improvement, provide them with essential notions of fashion and design, and also serve to help students integrate into their new environment in Milan.

Top Reasons to Join this Institute

  • 100% Italian School of Fashion & Design
  • Maximum class size of 12 students for active and dynamic interaction with teachers and to get the most out of the course
  • Teaching staff made up exclusively of qualified professionals currently working in the fashion and design sectors for constant transferal of up-to-date working experience to students
  • Blended teaching method combining theory lessons with practical experiences on the field (workshops: external visits, seminars by well-known fashion and design professionals, participation in exclusive events, project work based on companies’ orders, trend forecasting experience in European capitals)
  • Courses taught directly in English by teachers, no interpreter disturbing classes
  • Excellent internship opportunities thanks to solid links with fashion and design businesses within the luxury sector managed by the ADL Career Office
  • Luxury Location on Via Montenapoleone no.5, one of the most fashionable streets in the world
  • Student Support Office to provide assistance in VISA and immigration procedures and in finding suitable accommodation in Milan as well as pastoral care
  • The main aim of ADL’s courses is to prepare and qualify students for immediate and successful entry into today’s competitive job market
  • ADL Corporate Division putting tailor-made courses at the service of businesses and working professionals

Infrastructure / Teaching Facilities

Accademia del Lusso provides students with professional workshops and computer laboratories equipped with iMac and the latest hardware and software. The School includes also a real shop with window, pattern making and tailoring laboratories as well as large spaces for photo shooting and fashion styling sessions.

Featured Faculty

Accademia del Lusso’s teachers are highly qualified professionals currently working in the fashion and design sectors and most of them them are teaching exclusively for ADL’s students . This ensures constant transferal of up-to-date working experience to students as well as direct contact with teachers’ companies.

Placements

The Career Office of Accademia del Lusso works to connect students with businesses in order to create excellent opportunities of internship that often become openings for placement. This efficient office helps students in the creation of cv and portfolio with the aim of educating them in making job demands and proposing their profiles in the best way possible.

Top Recruiting Companies

Valentino, Prada, Fendi, Ralph Lauren, Salvatore Ferragamo, BottegaVeneta, LVMH, Hugo Boss, Vivienne Westwood, Ermenegildo Zegna,John Richmond, Krizia, L’Espresso, L’Oreal, Luxottica, Marina Rinaldi,Stefanel, Baci & Abbracci, OVS, +39 Manifacture, UPIM, 1st floor,AB&COM, Aeffe, Agent Lux Venture, Alviero Martini, Antonio Marras,Barbara Giannelli, Be-Ma, Betty Blue, Brooks Brothers, Cashmira,Celine, Class Publishing, Colangelo, Columbus, Conde Nast, Corps etAme, Datura, PEM Publishing, Emilù, Eres, Fabrizio Melzi, Fashionist,Franca Soncini, Francesco Scognamiglio, Fun and Fashion, FutureConcept Lab, G.F. Service, Gianfranco Femzia, Gruppo Zannier, Guitar,Ileana Turrini, Info Draft, Ingenio, Insight Communication, JM Fashion& Advertisement, Jonofui, Krizia, L’Autre Chose, Le Van Kim, LesCopains, Marly’s Fashion, Martin Margiela, Matteo Sorbellini, MonicaLeoni, Muse Magazine, Nardelli, Page Adv, Philippe Plein, Popai,Prime Donne, Ruffo, S.P. Management, Saatchi & Saatchi, Sabatini,Salima Arfoudi, Schema, Scudrera, So jeans, Società Italia, StaffInternational, Studio Re, Studio Uno, Tosi Communication, UlisseBarbi, Uragano studio, Urrà, Videolook, Vigevano 41, VW ConsultinWhite Gallery, XT.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Italian

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Master in Fashion Brand Management

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Italy Milan

Master’s Course in Fashion Brand Management aims to shape students into competent professionals who are skilled in brand management. This role requires a well-rounded individual with transferable skills, who operates as the link between creative ideas and the market, and who is capable of coordinating creative talent with business objectives. The dynamics analysed during this course relate in general to the... [+]

Master’s Course in Fashion Brand Management aims to shape students into competent professionals who are skilled in brand management. This role requires a well-rounded individual with transferable skills, who operates as the link between creative ideas and the market, and who is capable of coordinating creative talent with business objectives. The dynamics analysed during this course relate in general to the luxury goods sector and the fashion industry, in consideration of the specific nature of the processes which relate to these industries. Students learn how to promote a brand’s philosophy using working and strategic marketing strategies, and therefore will be able to follow the whole development and sales process of a product associated with a brand, paying particular attention to style, quality of products, image, and the efficiency of advertising campaigns. Career prospects Marketing Manager, Brand Manager, Licensing Manager, Sales Manager, Retail Manager, Fashion Buyer, Product Developer, Commercial Director, Merchandising Manager, Distribution Manager, Account Manager, Strategic Planner. Some of the subjects taught in this programme Made in Italy & Luxury Goods System Luxury Marketing & Licensing Metropolitan Languages & Trends The Fashion Product Retail Management Experiential Marketing & Branding Sales Techniques Buying Techniques Practical Workshops Workweeks Internship opportunities The Careers and External Relations Office at Accademia del Lusso is very active in creating contacts with important sector businesses to allow students to find internship opportunities. Entry requirements Suitable knowledge of Italian: demonstrated by a formal certificate or Skype language interview 3-year university degree (for students who have non-Italian qualifications, it is a requirement to have successfully completed at least 15 total years of school and university education) [-]

Master in Fashion Collection Management

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Italy Milan

Master’s Course in Fashion Collection Management aims to build a professional figure who has the strategic skills to penetrate the production side of fashion and luxury business and work as a manager in the product area of the luxury goods and fashion sectors. The course provides students not only with a general knowledge of the various areas involved in business, but also with specific technical skills in the field of... [+]

Master’s Course in Fashion Collection Management aims to build a professional figure who has the strategic skills to penetrate the production side of fashion and luxury business and work as a manager in the product area of the luxury goods and fashion sectors. The course provides students not only with a general knowledge of the various areas involved in business, but also with specific technical skills in the field of industrial production in the fashion sector. Furthermore, the course provides the necessary professional tools to be able to work on products in line with market demands. The dynamics analysed during the course relate in general to the luxury goods sector with particular attention to fashion considering the specific nature of the processes involved in product development within this field. Career prospects Fashion Collection Manager, Product Manager, Production Manager, Project Manager, Fashion Coordinator, Fashion Buyer, Research Consultant, Trend Forecaster, Sampling technician Some of the subjects taught in this programme Made in Italy & Luxury Goods System International & Fashion Markets Metropolitan Languages & Trends Fashion Communication & Web Fashion The Fashion Product Fabric Technology Fashion Graphic Design Collection Design & Planning Pattern Development Internship opportunities The Careers and External Relations Office at Accademia del Lusso is very active in creating contacts with important sector businesses to allow students to find internship opportunities. Entry requirements Suitable knowledge of English: demonstrated by a formal certificate or Skype language interview 3-year university degree (for students who have non-Italian qualifications, it is a requirement to have successfully completed at least 15 total years of school and university education) [-]

Master in Fashion Communication Management

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Italy Milan

The Master’s Course in Fashion Communication Management aims to develop a professional able to cover roles related to communication in businesses within the Fashion industry that manage brands, or outsourcing agencies. Students learn the vital activities of these companies, such as drafting press releases and advertising material, developing and maintaining contacts with press services, sustaining public relations... [+]

The Master’s Course in Fashion Communication Management aims to develop a professional able to cover roles related to communication in businesses within the Fashion industry that manage brands, or outsourcing agencies. Students learn the vital activities of these companies, such as drafting press releases and advertising material, developing and maintaining contacts with press services, sustaining public relations, and event management. Other professional openings in this field involve specialised communication through media such as magazines, online portals and television, and a constant communication based on special events and celebrities. The course teaches students to be able to manage every stage of a communication plan, as well as to manage the team of different professionals who form part of the communication sphere within a Fashion business. Career opportunities Fashion Communication Manager, Events Manager, Public Relations Manager, Press Office Manager, Fashion Editor, Strategic Planner, Web Content Curator, Digital Strategist, Fashion & Celebrity Stylist, Research Consultant, Image Consultant. Some of the subjects taught in this programme - International & Fashion Markets - Luxury Marketing & Licensing - Fashion Communication & Web Fashion - Anthropology & Sociology of Fashion - Fashion Journalism & Web Editing - Styling & Shooting - Press Office & Public Relations - Fashion Graphic Design Internship opportunities The Careers and External Relations Office at Accademia del Lusso is very active in creating contacts with important sector businesses to allow students to find internship opportunities. Entry requirements Suitable knowledge of English: demonstrated by a formal certificate or Skype language interview 3-year university degree (for students who have non-Italian qualifications, it is a requirement to have successfully completed at least 15 total years of school and university education) [-]

Master in Luxury Goods Communication Management

Campus Full time 9 months February 2017 Italy Milan

The Master’s Course in Luxury Goods Communication Management trains students to become leaders within the fashion [+]

Course aims

The Master’s Course in Luxury Goods Communication Management trains students to become leaders within the fashion communication professional sphere. The accurate communication of a product, service, or collection is indispensable in order to build and strengthen a brand’s image in line with its marketing strategy. The course therefore equips students with people skills and competitive capability as well as with the technical and creative abilities they need to fully integrate themselves into the image and communication field of businesses, outsourcing agencies, magazine publishers and media channels in the fashion and lifestyle sector. Students learn how to successfully manage people, interpret current trends, and understand consumer needs. They will be able to follow every phase of a communication plan: from the briefing to the definition of objectives; the selecting of suitable means and methods to organising a photo shoot and drafting press releases, company profiles and fashion articles. On completion of the course, students will be able to step out into the professional world fully confident in their managerial skills and able to competently face competition. Masters Courses at Accademia del Lusso are all validated by eCampus University, and those who succefully complete one of these courses will therefore receive a first level Master's Degree.... [-]


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Accademia del Lusso S.r.l.
Via Montenapoleone 5

Milan, 20121 IT