Fashion Styling I

Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Fashion Styling I

  • Host University

    Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti

  • Location

    Milan, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Fashion, Fashion Design

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    45
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Fashion Styling is designed to expose students to the understanding of the process with a special focus on Italian Fashion Style. The course develops students’ initial understanding and experience in Styles hunting and Image styling as the foundations of fashion and project approach with the objective to further stimulate their potential skills.

    Milan is a strategic city, the international capital of fashion. Luxury and Bespoken Craft. Contemporary Art and Business. Creativity and wearable/creativity. A perfect field where to observe, visit art galleries and fashion stores, take pictures on the streets and interview fashion professionals.  Marketing and social macro trends represent the main basis from where to start a process for a product styling line.  From art to social trend: students will learn how to incorporate all information for an innovative application of the trend skills which take in consideration the marketing strategies.  The course is organized around thematic areas:

    • Image Analysis
      • Learning how to read an image, looking through layers, is one of the most important skills that a fashion stylist needs to be successful. The research begin from the fundamental overview of art painting, digital illustration, advertising campaign and photography.
    • Cool Hunting, from aesthetic to fashion. Scouting now to forecast the future.
      • Analysis of the cool concept and practical exercises on it. Milano ground fashion scene research. The outcome will be a presentation of the identified trends, composed by images, key words and supporting materials such as textiles and objects of different kind.
    • Styling, style look exercise
      • Identification of a current trend and practical exercise on it, by creating a personal styling that best represents the concept connected to the trend itself.