Top Fashion Schools Around the World
With New York, London and Milan Fashion Weeks all finished, and Paris Fashion Week wrapping up this week, the buzz of the fashion industry is pretty much at its annual peak, making this the perfect time to take a look at the top fashion schools in each of the renowned fashion capitals of the world.
Those who study fashion at university will learn about all aspects of the fashion industry, including technical skills in drawing, tailoring processes, pattern cutting and technical specification as well as being able to work with a variety of materials. Alongside these practical skills, your degree should equip you with an understanding of the industry itself, including its historical development, current trends and processes, and contemporary issues surrounding fashion today, such as ethical sourcing, manufacturing and distribution.
As well as general fashion studies, students are often able to specialize in fields such as jewelry or textiles design, fashion photography or journalism, as well as choosing fashion-focused courses in public relations, management and marketing.
Due to the specialized nature of the most fashion schools, many of the institutions listed below do not feature in the QS World University Rankings® (which only ranks universities.