The Best Fashion Schools Around The World

Although one does not necessarily require post-secondary education to become a well-known and successful fashion designer, individuals that are desirous of bettering themselves in this field should always be motivated to do so. The fashion designing business has become notorious for its cut-throat opposition and you can literally be “in fashion” one day yet be put right out the next. This is why we have provided our readers with a short list featuring some of the best fashion schools internationally including a brief summary for each. Central Saint Martins in London, England This institute is a part of (UAL) the University Arts London and features programs in jewelry and textile design as well as fashion and currently has roughly 1,200 students studying to obtain fashion degrees. Central Saint Martins is accessible to students possessing talents from every social domain, provides its scholars with a top-notch teaching staff and is partially government funded.

For the 2014-15 school years, the undergraduate fees are $15,000 US per year for UK and European students whereas the international students will pay a fee of $25,000 US annually. Some of the most distinguished graduates from this school are Christopher Kane, Alexander McQueen and Paul Smith. Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne in Paris, France Although only a few hundred students have registered, this school offers world famous coutour courses, bachelor degree programs as well as classes on fashion technique and design. Among the institutions alumni are Valentino and Andre Courreges as well as Yves Saint Laurent. The tuition fees for this institution are one of the lowest appearing on this list at approximately $13,230 US per year. The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City, U.S.A. Many refer to this institution as the MIT of the fashion world where it supplies programs in marketing, business, fashion, illustrating and styling. FIT was founded in 1944 and has proudly enlisted approximately 10,000 students as a whole. Among the school’s alumni they proudly present Calvin Klein, Carolina Herrera and Michael Kors. The tuition fees for students who are New York residents will only pay just over $3,000 US as opposed to those outside the state that are paying just over $8,100 per semester. Fashion historian Valerie Steele has curated a museum and lecture series for the school. Istituto Marangoni in Milan, Italy There are three campuses that are divided across the Istituto Marangoni which consist of the main campus in Milan with the other two being in London and Paris. Across all three campuses there are 2,000 students that are provided with such courses as fashion business, fashion design, fashion promotion, fashion promotion, fashion management and fashion buying. The school is proud to feature Domenico Dolce and Franco Moschino as its alumni and reports an incredible 90% placement rate after students have graduated. The tuition fees will vary from $17,670 through $24,550 US all depending on what courses are being studied.   Some other institutions worth mentioning are Parsons, The New School for Design, Royal College of Art and Politecnico di Milano.

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