Master in Sustainable Fashion Design


Program Description

Faced with the current health emergency, Accademia del Lusso has demonstrated its unwavering commitment to students and prospective students by continuing to provide courses online through live streaming. The school’s teachers, all expert professionals in the fashion, design, and luxury sector are teaching live online using innovative and effective methods that ensure continuity for students and maintain the authentic interaction between teachers and students which characterizes all of Accademia del Lusso’s courses.

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Scholarship opportunity: Scholarships available for this course! Apply by 10th August 2020. Contact Accademia del Lusso for more information.

Course Overview

The extensive curriculum of our Master’s Course in Sustainable Fashion Design aims for you to develop a range of skills that will allow you to follow all of the stages linked to fashion design processes and to create fashion and luxury products that respect the principles of ethical fashion. This includes the briefing, trend and target definition, research, material selection, merchandising plan, product design, prototype development, costing, sampling, and production procedures. By the end of the course, you will have compiled a professional portfolio of your work which you can use to present yourself to businesses in the future.

The course contains highly specializing modules such as garment construction, textile design, fabric finishings and embellishments, and accessory collections, providing students with a wide-ranging specialized skill set that will enable them to cover high-profile roles in the fashion and luxury companies worldwide.

Taught by experts from the industry, the course gives students the opportunity to enhance their creative skills whilst also developing business awareness and critical thinking.

The course curriculum is forward-looking and varied and combines classroom lectures with seminars, practical workshops including meetings with brands, businesses, and industry experts, as well as field trips to trade fairs, fashion events, businesses, and other key sector locations and businesses.

Career Prospects

This Master’s Course will prepare you for top roles in the design of fashion and luxury products and collections, particularly in the ever more important area of sustainable fashion, including:
  • Sustainable Fashion Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Textile Design
  • Footwear & Accessories Design
  • Fashion Collection Management
  • Fashion Product Management
  • Fashion Production
  • Buying for the Fashion and Luxury Sector
  • Textiles & Materials Research
  • Art Direction
  • Merchandising
  • Fashion Consultancy
The knowledge and skills you’ll acquire during the course will also be transferable to roles within other industries.

Course modules

  • Fashion Graphic Design (Photoshop & Illustrator)
  • Collection Design & Planning
  • Accessories Collection Development & Processing
  • Collection Costing & Processing
  • Buying Techniques & Merchandising
  • Moulage & 3D Patternmaking
  • Textile Design
  • Fabric Finishings & Embellishments
  • Eco-Fashion & Sustainable Fabrics
  • Personal Branding & Portfolio
  • Project Management & Start-Ups
  • Workshops

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

  • 3-year university degree or equivalent (non-standard qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be considered)
  • Suitable knowledge of English

Applications are open!

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Last updated Jul 2020

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About the School

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 ... Read More

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. Read less