What’s more iconic for fashion than Fashion Week in Milan? Led by fashion and design experts in Milan, students are given the exclusive experience behind the scenes to the fashion capital of the world.
This innovative learning experience combines theory with practice, and provides students with the necessary training and experience to pursue future careers in fashion and design. Structured with the demands of the job market in fashion and design in mind, those who join this program will learn Italian style and fashion knowledge, and understand how to amalgamate tradition with innovation.
This five-day trip to Milan covers trend forecasting, how to utilize textiles and materials, among other topics, and experiential workshops while visiting stores and showrooms.
*Itinerary will be changed to incorporate fashion shows when they are finalized.
Theory: Italian fashion design
Experiential: ‘Armani Silos’ and Tortona area: stores and showrooms (Castor, Nonsolomarras, Biffi)
Theory: Italian fashion designers
Experiential: Corso Como area (10 Corso Como, Piazza Gae Aulenti, and Milan’s new skyline)
Theory: Italian fashion textiles and materials
Experiential: Quadrilato and Centre area (luxury Italian brands’ flagship stores and multi-brand stores)
Theory: Italian trend forecasting
Experiential: Book Village (trends book, fashion magazines and books) and Fashion Library (Porta Genova area)
Experiential: Vicolungo Outlet or Fidenza Village
- A design way of thinking
- Critical analysis
- Perspective making
- Ability to understand trends and patterns
- Understanding how to create influence
- Fashion theory and knowledge
Dates: February 18 – 26th, 2019
Class size: 10 – 15 (minimum 8 students needed for the trip)
Location: in and around Milan
Accommodation: at a bed and breakfast located in the countryside, 30 minutes from Milan
Fee (Includes accommodation, food, program and access to fashion week shows, excluding flight and local transport)
Ages 14-18 years with exceptions reviewed on a case by case basis
Early Bird: $31,500 HKD before January 15st, 2018
Regular: $34,500 HKD before January 31st, 2019