The fast-paced fashion industry is rich in career opportunities for individuals with an eye for color, line and texture, a keen business sense and a bold creative vision.
Ask any fashion design insider and she’ll tell you: Paris, Milan, and New York are the three most important cities in the world for fashion. In fall and spring of each year, fashion designers, buyers, merchandisers, and managers from around the globe make the pilgrimage to NYC to see the classic and avant-garde, sleek and ostentatious designer collections for the upcoming season.
People all over the world look to New York for fashion styles and trends. If you are interested in studying in one of the fashion capitols of the world, then you should consider attending New York fashion schools.
Katharine Gibbs School – New York is located in the heart of midtown Manhattan and aims to provide its students with the skills that today’s business environment demands. With Associate Degree programs in Visual Communications, Digital Media Communications, Fashion Design & Merchandising, and more, Gibbs-NYC provides students and professionals with the tools they need to get them where they want to go.
In the Associate Degree program in Fashion Design and Merchandising, students are given the background they need in both the creative and business sides of the fashion industry. Topics covered include: fabric printing and print design, sketching for the designer and illustrator, industry-standard pattern drafting, showroom and retail sales. Students will also develop their own fashion portfolios during the course of their program.