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Introduction to Fashion Design


Introduction to Fashion Design Technology

Millions of people all over the world share the same dream. Breaking into the fashion industry, becoming a successful fashion designer and making a career out of their passion. Sadly, comparatively few are willing to invest the time, effort and dedication required to get there. The better you understand both fashion design and the fashion industry as a whole, the more likely you are to succeed. It’s all about getting that crucial ‘foot in the door’, after which you’re free to let your talent do the talking. The most incredible careers in fashion design begin with a solid knowledge and understanding of the way the industry and its key contributors work.

Take that all-important first step toward the career of your dreams with this inspiring ‘Introduction to Fashion Design’ tutorial.  Study an overview of the contemporary fashion design industry, along with an introduction to fashion design technology, a series of key fashion design terms, fashion classifications and the fundamentals of fashion shows.  Explore fashion cycles and forecasting, customer identification, the basics of garment design and how to identify your target audience as a designer.



  • Understand how the elements of fashion appeal influence the consumer
  • Identify the classification of clothing in relation to their uses and types
  • Understand which elements affect the decision to buy in fashion
  • Examine and explain the process of product development in the fashion industry
  • Be able to identify key areas of fashion-wear production. This includes understanding the concepts, principles, main terms used, facts and theories, discipline and/or practice.

Programme Content


  • Key Terms of Fashion Design
  • Chic
  • Collection
  • Fashion shows
  • Fashion Flow Chart
  • Classification of Fashion
  • Key Areas in Fashion Forecasting
  • The Fashion Forecasting Process
  • Fashion Cycles
  • Consumer Identification with Fashion Cycles
  • Criteria Consumers Use in Fashion Selection
  • Areas of Fashion Design
  • Designing a Garment
  • Areas of Work

Target Audience

  • Existing fashion workers seeking career advancement or CPD
  • Entrepreneurs considering launching their own brand
  • Anyone who has interest in fashion design
  • Senior fashion workers targeting improved performance
  • Candidates seeking to expand their career opportunities
  • Individuals looking to enhance their CVs


No prior knowledge is required to take this unit.


  • Participants:8 - 400
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Participation:Only collaborative

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