These following countries are the renowned capitals of fashion. Such as New York, London, Milan and Paris are countries where fashion week have the best representative designers in the world of fashion.
Why New York? Because it is the cosmopolitan city where fashionists love more. Designers inspired by the movie stars, who have representatives as muses of fashion too.New York is an important part of the biggest names in world fashion journalist as Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and Marie Claire.
In New York City:
In this cosmopolitan city where culture, arts, movie stars, etc. belongs to fashionistas who have two places in this country to impart quality knowledge to learn about the world of fashion in the most appropriate manner.
Parsons, The New School for Design Offering programs in fashion design, fashion studies and fashion marketing, boasts graduates such as Tom Ford, Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang.
Fashion Design Institute of Technology offers programs in fashion design, business, marketing, illustrating and styling. Established in 1944, the school has 10,000 students overall and boasts Carolina Herrera, Calvin Klein and Michael Kors among its alumnus. Also has a museum with curator of fashion historian Valerie Steele.
In London City:
Consider the second best city for fashion students. In the last century London’s fashion industry has emerged as a leader rather than a follower as it was in the past Paris as a centre of inspiration.
Central Saint Martins Part of the University of the Arts London (UAL), offers programs in fashion, textile and jewelry design. The most remarkable students of this college are Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney.
Royal College of Art’s School gives students the opportunity to gain placements and work experience at some of the world’s biggest fashion houses including Prada, Louis Vuitton, Givenchy and Burberry.
In Milan City:
Italy has long been known as one of Europe’s main trendsetters, and historical political power in classical times as well as its cultural power in the Renaissance era. Cities such as Florence, Rome, Naples, Genoa and Venice have all been recognized as fashion centers but Milan, with its minimalist fashion houses of the 1980s, has developed into the country’s ‘fashion capital’ – and joins New York, Paris and London as an international fashion capital as well.
Istituto Marangoni is split across three campuses; its main campus is based in Milan and the other two are in London and Paris.
Politecnico di Milano
Was established in 1863 and is the largest school of architecture, design and engineering in Italy, with almost 40,000 students enrolled. The school offers an undergraduate program in fashion design and a master’s program in ‘Design for the Fashion System’.
In Paris City:
Paris has a long history of being the European fashion center continues to play a fundamental role in the city’s character and perceptions about its stylish. High living costs are balanced out by the French public university systems’ low tuition fees, giving Paris the top spot in the QS Best Student Cities ranking. Though New York, London and Milan have all now established themselves as Paris’ equals when it comes to fashion design and journalism, for many prospective fashion students the French capital remains the center of the fashion world. Two of the top fashion schools in Paris are explored here.
Offers courses on fashion design and technique, world-renowned couture classes and baccalaureate programs. It offers the cheapest tuition fees among any of the top fashion schools featured in this list, costing EU€10,450 (US$13,230) per year. But as well as being great value, it also offers the prestige of belonging to a school associated with the commissioning body in charge of determining what can be categorized as ‘couture’. Among the school’s alumnus were Yves Saint Laurent and Valentino.
ESMOD (l’Ecole Supérieure des Arts et techniques de la Mode)
An international fashion design and business school based in Paris, has additional campuses in four other French cities and 21 schools in total worldwide. An alumnus of this school was for example Nina Garcia. It is relevant that is the first and oldest French fashion design school, founded in 1841, and for having invented both the tape measure and the mannequin.