How To Create A Fashion Collection and Launch Your Own Brand
What you'll learn
- You will learn all the necessary steps, tools, process, etc. in order to create a fashion collection and a brand.
- From Concept to Completion - From ideas, to sketching, to draping, to pattern drafting, Cost sheets, Teck Packs, Manufacturing, etc.
- You will learn about Social Medial and how to use it to maximize sales and elevate your company to global visibility.
- We'll talk about: Mood boards, Fashion Journal. Inspiration: where do ideas come from.
- We'll discuss establishing your own style and how important it is in order to stand out and be a successful fashion brand.
- We'll go over the manufacturing aspect of your Line, your Brand.
- No prior knowledge necessary, simply a passion and desire to start a fashion brand and design a fashion collection.
In this Course you will learn the necessary steps needed to create and develop a Fashion Collection, also known as a Line.
Designing a Collection/Line is a complex step-by-step process executed in a sequential order: starting with inspiration, and mood boards, and sketching ideas and so on... Patterns are created using draping and pattern-making techniques... Further steps into the production and manufacturing process... and the use of social Media to promote and sell the Line/Collection.
This Course is packed with valuable information for anyone interested in entering the world of fashion design.
This Course covers the process from A to Z , including exercises in discovering "Who You Are" as a fashion designer. It is truly inspiring for anyone passionate about fashion designing.
Designing a Fashion Collection (aka Line) is a complex process involving many steps executed in sequential order to best produce optimum results.
I will take you through the components and tools to prepare, organize, and execute the designing of your Collection/Line.
You will learn new terminology such as Slopers, Mood Boards, Draping process, Pattern drafting, Cost Sheets, Tech Packs.
You will learn how to sketch your ideas.
You will learn about silhouettes ("shapes").
You will learn the different types of textiles/fabrics (woven vs knits).
Learn to identify Target Customer.
You will explore Social Media and its importance in the promoting and selling of your Brand.
You will discover what inspires you, where does inspiration come from, how to observe and save visual images and pictures and sources into a "fashion journal" which will be used as a "pool" of information and inspiration when it comes to sketching new ideas for future Collections.
You will learn basic sketching techniques that will help you put down on paper new ideas and designs.
You will use the Croquis to help you quickly draw on paper what you see in your mind's eye.
Fabric is very important in fashion design: learning the different types of fabrics, and colors, and textures, not to mention knowing the difference between woven fabrics and knit fabric. Color plays an important role in creating new designs: understanding the infinite shades of a color will help you become a better designer.
Learning the methods and techniques used to create a pattern (used to make a garment) such as Draping and Pattern Drafting is essential in the construction of a garment. The learning and use of all the different tools used in the Draping/Drafting of patterns is necessary in order to execute perfect garment.
Sizing and grading is necessary as part of the production process. Learning the manufacturing process is crucial in the execution and delivery of a collection to the marketplace. The knowledge and use of Tech Packs and Cost Sheets is mandatory for anyone working in the fashion design industry.
Knowing who your customer is, and who you're designing for, is very important in the success of a Brand: identifying your customer and designing with a specific goal in mind, will help you achieve the success of your company and the development of your Brand.
Social Media plays a crucial role in the visibility and thus success of your Brand and knowing all the different and available channels to you, will empower you to make the right decisions and choices.
If you are wondering whether fashion design is an area that you might venture into, this Course will definitely answer that question for you: given the complexity of the process, learning all the different aspects of it will empower you to make the right decision.
And if you are curious to learn more about the fashion industry, this Course will deliver a tremendous amount of information that will definitely expand your knowledge of the industry. The content of this Course covers a large span of knowledge given that it covers the entire process of designing a fashion idea and executing it and delivering it to the customer -- a process that encompasses a complex series of steps that need to be executed in sequential and exact order for the entire process to work smoothly.
Students from other industries (such as lawyers, and engineers, etc.) who have taken this Course, claim that it has expanded their understanding of the fashion design process and that it was very informative, clear, well delivered and made a big difference in their decision to make the right choice in career direction.
The material covered in this course will help you determine how to best enter into the fashion industry, which area of the industry is best suited for you, whether it's the creating and designing of the collection, or the manufacturing process, or distribution, or social media and marketing. Being equipped with the right information is crucial when making career choices --choosing the right path can mean the difference between a happy and joyful life or a life of struggle.
As the Internet increases its power and span, reaching global visibility and productivity becomes the norm -- This course gives you access to valuable information as to how to go about achieving that. Today's customer is smart and educated and you must be prepared with the right education and knowledge in order to compete in the marketplace, and succeed.
Being educated in all the steps necessary to make a great fashion collection is essential when dealing with other industry professionals. Communicating and sharing your ideas is part of the networking element in a professional environment, therefore knowing all the steps involved in the designing a fashion collection becomes necessary part of turning ideas into reality.
Enroll in this course and join the millions of industry professionals involved in the exciting world of fashion designing -- a very creative field filled with fulfilling experiences, talented artists and visionaries.
As the World Wide Web expands its reach, so does the education necessary needed to compete in a very competitive field: this Course will empower you with the right knowledge and information to go out there and participate professionally in the fashion industry.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone eager to create a fashion design collection: learn how to design a successful fashion line.
My passion is to inspire and empower you to live your best version. Using fashion as a vehicle to educate, inspire and transform your life -- ultimately, strive for excellence.
~~ A fashion industry expert -- from concept to completion: from Vision Boards to Pattern Drafting, to Tech Packs, to Social Media.
~~ An FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC) graduate, and as a former Instructor and Curriculum Development Coordinator of the Fashion Design program at FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, LA) all my fashion design skills and experience are put into practice and into my Courses.
~~ As a Consultant for SAMSUNG C&T America, I have the opportunity to introduce new Brands to Samsung's infinite available resources to elevate Brands to global visibility.
~~ Born and raised in ROME (Italy), speaking Italian was an asset while working at RALPH LAUREN, when responsibilities included supervising samples manufactured in Italy.