Fashion Design

Scheduling Work and Activities — Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others. Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time. Develop a group of products or accessories, and market them through venues such as boutiques or mail-order catalogs. Draw patterns for articles designed, cut patterns, and cut material according to patterns, using measuring instruments and scissors. Confer with sales and management executives or with clients to discuss design ideas. Fashion and Textiles is supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies Grant funded by the Government of the Republic of Korea .

  • Further insight provided, following up on our first report to offer insights and solutions in light of Brexit impacts on the fashion industry.
  • Fashion has been and always will be a constant part of our existence.
  • ‘Fashion Industrial Placement’ will offer you the opportunity to complete a minimum of 24 weeks in the fashion industry, gaining experience in one or more placements.
  • Social media plays an important role in modern-day fashion public relations; enabling practitioners to reach a wide range of consumers through various platforms.

On this module, you will be given the opportunity to identify a personal Fashion design brief and philosophy that defines your design approach and expresses your professional aspirations. You will independently conduct a challenging, experimental and sophisticated body of original Fashion research considering commercial, aspirational, luxury and directional fashion trends. A studio-based and workshop-based learning environment is at the core of this course and you’ll find that the technical facilities at Northumbria are excellent. You’ll have access to a specialist Mac laboratory as well as several mobile laboratories that deliver IT facilities for creative working. The machine room is equipped to industry standards and you can use digitally-enabled textile printing, pattern-making and embroidery.

What is Fashion? Historical and Critical Studies (Core,20 Credits)

Since then, the idea of the fashion designer as a celebrity in their own right has become increasingly dominant. Professor Frances Corner OBE is Head of London College of Fashion and Pro Vice-Chancellor of University of the Arts London. Frances has over 20 years’ experience within the higher education sector at a national and international level. She champions the use of fashion as an agent for innovation and change, particularly in the areas of sustainability, health and well-being.

QVC International

On-campus contact time is subject to increase or decrease in line with any additional restrictions, which may be imposed by the Government or the University in the interest of maintaining the health and safety and wellbeing of students, staff, and visitors. This could potentially mean increased or fully online delivery, should such restrictions on in-person contact time be required. The module encourages you to extend academic skills such as knowledge retrieval, visual analysis, object and image-based and archival research, through proposal writing, critical justification and visual communication. Presentation of your Fashion Newsed outcomes at critique will allow you the opportunity to convey your thought process to an identified audience.

Afghan Women’s Creations on Display in Paris

Observation can really help a company gain insight on what a consumer truly wants. There is less of a bias because consumers are just performing their daily tasks, not necessarily realizing they are being observed. For example, observing the public by taking street style photos of people, the consumer did not get dressed in the morning knowing that would have their photo taken necessarily. Through observation patterns can be seen, helping trend forecasters know what their target market needs and wants.

In your first year you’ll be introduced to research methodologies, studio and workshop activities, giving you the knowledge of industry standards and professional competencies to prepare you for industrial placement or study abroad. Explore our immersive 360 tours, informative subject videos, inspirational student profiles, ground-breaking research, and a range of life at university videos and articles. This Fashion programme has successfully developed the professional identity of our graduates since 1955. This four-year sandwich course has an established reputation for producing directional designers with the creative vision and the commercial realism to begin a career within the Fashion sector. The BA Fashion course at Northumbria offers you the opportunity to explore craftsmanship, aesthetics and the encapsulation of the body through a range of materials, pattern cutting and manufacturing processes, constructed knitwear and printed textiles for fashion. While it feels like fall just started, cold and flu season is already around the corner.