Several fashion design courses will teach the fundamentals of the industry, depending on what you would like to do in the industry. These skills can teach you several things such as how to make garments, accessories and many more. 

The term “fashion design” is very broad. Nevertheless, many courses teach you basic skills in fashion design and provide you with the right qualifications for fashion design.

Fashion Design

A basic fashion design course will teach you many things. It will also let you specialise in a certain field such as fast fashion, luxury streetwear, sustainable fashion or anything else you can think of. 

You will develop a lot of knowledge about fashion in one of these courses. Furthermore, it could be a university degree with a specific fashion company, providing you with all the essential work experience you need to go into this trade 

Textile Courses

Textiles are another course that can get you very far in the industry. Here, you will learn more about the practical side such as materials and fabrics that are used in the industry. The primary focus of a textile course is mainly how you use these materials to create clothing. Furthermore, there are many things that they teach such as embroidery, spotting trends, knitting and many other aspects of textile production. 

Designing Jewellery

Many people who work in the fashion industry believe that the art of jewellery design has died. However, that is not entirely true. There are still several fashion courses that teach jewellery design as well. If you are someone who wants to bring back the art of jewellery design, you should decide on a course that does that. 

These courses will not only teach you about designing bracelets, earrings, necklaces and other types of jewellery. It will also teach you the different metals which will be used to create these materials. One of the best things about these courses is being able to collaborate with some of the biggest fashion designers/ brands in the world. 

Business Fashion

Business fashion has become a lot more popular in the last decade. The reason is that marketing a fashion brand is far more competitive than it once was. 

Business fashion courses don’t include any design aspects in the course. Instead, you will be learning about how to plan collection releases and then marketing that collection. Marketing fashion is one of the most interesting things in the world but it is also difficult. You have to spend the money in the right areas or else it can cost you a lot of money.  

Shoe Design

We all know that one of the most popular areas of fashion is shoes/ trainers. It has been one of the most important areas of fashion in the last 20 years, especially with the younger generation. Shoes and trainers seem to be youngsters' primary focus when it comes to fashion and it is easy to understand why. 

Again, there are a variety of different shoe design courses. Some could focus on athletic footwear, formal shoes or casual trainers. These courses will teach you different styles and materials that can be used for the shoe/trainer, with some prioritising style and others focusing on comfort.

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