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- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Program Delivery: Online
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: June, July, August
- Session Length: One Week, Two Weeks, Four Weeks
- Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, PG, College
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Business/Entrepreneurship
- Sub-Categories: Business, Design, Entrepreneurship, Fashion, Mentoring, Career Exploration
- Selective: No
- Ages: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19+, 19
- Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
- Career Clusters: Business Management and Administration
- Credit Awarded: No
Want to learn more about the business of fashion before college? We invite high school students ages 13 and up to explore different business aspects of the fashion industry with Parsons Paris Online Courses for High School Students. You’ll hear from Parsons Paris professors, be mentored by a Parsons/The New School student or graduate, and earn a Certificate of Completion from Parsons Paris.
Taught by experts in Paris fashion through dynamic video, our courses cover the history of fashion, how trends are made, how fashion brands become successful and how to start your own, sustainable practices in fashion, and more. You’ll also learn about how to begin a business career in the fashion industry.
The courses are flexible and 100% online, meaning that you can complete the course whenever it works with your schedule. There will be 30 hours of overall course time including recorded video lessons, unit assignments, and access to your mentor.
New this summer: Enjoy all the features of our online courses PLUS live sessions on weekdays. These structured events will include guest speakers, group mentors, and interactive events with classmates. To select this option, click Inside The Business Of Fashion And Luxury +Live when you apply.
The three fashion business courses offered are:
- Inside the Business of Fashion and Luxury
- Build Your Own Fashion Brand
- Sustainability: The Future of Fashion
Inside the Business of Fashion and Luxury
Everyone knows the glamour of the fashion runway — but what makes it all work? This course takes you behind the scenes. Learn the business side of the industry. Discover the many careers available in fashion aside from design. Understand how brands and trends are created, how sustainable materials spur creativity — and the role of social media influencers. You will even virtually visit a Louis Vuitton workshop. See whether there’s a future for you in fashion.
Build Your Own Fashion Brand
How do you turn your love of fashion into a business? Learn the steps. In this course, you’ll develop a vision, devise a business plan, build awareness of your brand’s identity, delve into the financial side, and gain an understanding of production and delivery. Discover how to create an elevator pitch that makes a convincing case for your brand in seconds. If you wish to nurture both your artistic and your entrepreneurial sides, this course is for you.
Sustainability: The Future of Fashion
Can fashion be both beautiful and sustainable? In this course, you will discover the innovative ways the fashion industry is responding to our ecological crisis. Learn about the life cycles of products, eco-friendly approaches to design, the upsides and downsides of “green” branding, and more. Develop your own vision of a sustainable future for fashion. Whether your interest is in design, marketing, or another field, if you are passionate about the creative opportunities possible at the intersection of fashion and sustainability, this course is for you.
Cost and Session Information
Check our website for more information about the courses that interest you: https://fashionanddesign.precollegeprograms.org/