With our Professional Training Course ‘Cultural Studies in Fashion’ you will gain a good understanding of the timeline in fashion covering the history and key dates that influenced fashion as it is today. You will also learn about the main cultural and contextual concepts used by contemporary fashion brands/designers in their collections. You will understand how to research historical/cultural themes and how to apply your research in the design process.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
Material is introductory and designed to impart basic awareness of the topic. Fundamentals and key issues will be addressed. Our course is aimed for individuals looking to learn specific theories and principles and research skills as well as knowledge and understanding of professional requirements of fashion industry to boost their CV and awareness.
WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?
This course provides an understanding of fashion history and the main cultural and contextual influences referenced by the fashion industry today. It will give you a good base to start creative practice and research as it will enable you to be more in tune with how to draw ideas and influences from primary research.
WHAT WILL I EXPERIENCE?
The course will introduce you to the history of fashion and the timeline with key events/periods that influenced and continue to impact fashion today. You will learn about the different strands of art, design and cultural and contextual references used by todays fashion industry professionals in creating relevant and contemporary collections.
The course covers the fashion history as well as cultural and contextual references used by fashion designers/brands today from design to advertising and merchandising. You will learn how to research historical and conceptual themes and how to successfully apply these in design practice.
- Research a variety of areas of study using sources effectively
- Understand the relationship between the different areas of art and design within their historical development
- Effectively research, evaluate and interpret secondary source material in a variety of media
- Understand the historical and contextual influences in fashion today