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  • IFA Paris announces new scholarships for 2013

    2012 Dec 6
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    International Fashion Academy (IFA Paris), a leading fashion and luxury education provider with campuses in Paris and Shanghai, is pleased to announce their scholarship scheme for the 2013-2014 academic year. IFA will award over €300,000 to students through a combination of full and partial...
  • I’ll Hop the World and Melt With You: Sabine Ducasse and her Fabulous Fashion Capitals Hopping

    2012 Nov 29
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    After a Gorgeous Graduate Collection “The Melting Pot” at her graduate fashion school IFA Paris,  Sabine Ducasse is Featured in Vogue Italia, debuts collection in Shanghai, and lands gigs in London, Paris and NYC.    “I found out on Facebook!” There are many things you simply don’t want to first...
  • Home Sweet Home: MBA Luxury Brand Management students visit LV House Headquarters in Paris

    2012 Nov 28
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    Under the guidance of Historic & Creative Foundations Lecturer Jean Claude-Roustant, IFA Paris MBA/LBM class had the opportunity to visit the Louis Vuitton atelier in the Parisian suburb of Asnières-sur-Seine.   The legendary luxury house doesn’t give public tours, so it was an exclusive treat...
  • Keburia takes Kiev: IFA undergrad presents well-received collection at Ukranian Fashion Week

    2012 Nov 19
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    Instead of hitting the beach this summer, third year Fashion Design student Ria Keburia was occupied with pens, paper and patterns – preparing her first collection for Ukrainian Fashion Week.  Working in a Moscow atelier from mid-summer into fall, she presented 21 looks on the runway in Kiev in...
  • From Paris to Paradise: IFA students work backstage at Swarvoski’s SS13 fashion show

    2012 Oct 30
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    On a blustery night last week we lined up on rue Marbeuf tightly wrapped in coats and scarves in an effort to protect ourselves from the Parisian chill.  But as the doors of the Pavillon Champs-Elysees nightclub were opened, we were transported to a “Tropical Paradise” courtesy of the Swarovski...
  • IFA Paris to relocate to 18-24 quai de la Marne in February 2013

    2012 Oct 3
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    Paris, France – October 3, 2012    IFA Paris, a leading international fashion school with campuses in Paris and Shanghai, is pleased to announce the relocation of its Paris headquarters.  The new academic facility, to be located at 18-24 quai de la Marne in the 19th arrondissement of Paris, will...
  • Hone your skills in Fashion Design

    2012 Aug 8
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    Have you ever dreamed of studying fashion design?  IFA Paris’ Bachelors of Design and Technology Program, offered in Shanghai and Paris, teaches a comprehensive framework of sartorial innovation, balancing design technique with business and marketing in its three-year diploma program.  Our Paris...
  • IFA Paris Quality Academic Director: Susan Jenkyn Jones

    2012 Aug 1
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    Having recently joined IFA Paris as our Quality Academic Director, Susan Jenkyn Jones shares her past experience and background in fashion with us as she works to continue to strengthen the core programs of IFA Paris.       Can you briefly introduce yourself? My background is a little unusual and...
  • 2012 Paris Fashion Show Winners and Interviews : Dune Pavlova

    2012 Jul 16
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    IFA Paris’ recent graduate design winner, Dune Pavlova exudes fashion in every essence of her being.  Born in Zagreb, Croatia, the 23-year-old designer has always possessed a fascination with the intricacies of cultural unions.  Her collection for this year’s theme ‘East Meets West’ impressed our...
  • 2012 Paris Fashion Show Winners and Interviews: Selimetu Sule

    2012 Jul 16
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    Selimetu Sule (Jane) was one of two winners of IFA Paris’ recent graduate fashion show staged on Wednesday June 27th in the Salle Erard in Paris.  Ms. Sule created a modern collection of softly sculpted sleek silhouettes in black and white directed towards this year’s theme ‘East Meets West,’...
  • IFA Paris Cooperation with Luxellence Center in Thailand

    2012 Jul 13
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    Tuesday, July 10, 2012, Paris – IFA Paris launches an exciting cooperation with Luxellence Center, part of C.P. All Plc. Thailand, with its newest location in the nation’s capital, Bangkok. Our visionary initiative foresees the changing dynamic that is already taking place in Southeast Asia’s...
  • IFA Paris’ Undergraduate Annual Fashion Show ‘East Meets West’

    2012 Jul 5
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    Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012, Paris – IFA Paris’ Design students presented their final collections at 4:30pm on a sunny afternoon last Wednesday, June 27, 2012, celebrating IFA Paris’ design theme, ‘East Meets West.’   Staged in the Salle Erard, an intimate room encased in an 18th century building in...
  • Balenciaga/Comme des Garcons at Cité de la Mode et du Design

    2012 Jul 3
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    On Friday, May 25th, 2012, IFA Paris’ MBA Fashion Business students visited Cité de la Mode et du Design’s parallel exhibitions,Comme des Garçons/Balenciaga, curated by Olivier Saillard as a re-launch of Cite de la Mode’s architectural renovation.  Located in the 13th arrondissement next to Gare d’...
  • Scholarship Winner Sabine Ducasse

    2012 Jun 12
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    French-born designer Sabine Ducasse has spent the last four years in China, virtually living IFA Paris’ theme for this year’s fashion show, ‘East Meets West.’ Her collection, aptly titled The Melting Pot, explores an amalgamation of two disparate cultures, and the liminal result is far more dynamic...
  • IFA Paris' 2012 Fashion Show in Shanghai

    2012 Jun 7
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    Thursday June 7th, 2012, Shanghai – Last Wednesday, May 31st marked the tenth anniversary of IFA Paris ’in Shanghai. In celebration of this milestone, we focused on the inspiration generated by the meeting of cultures with this year’s chosen theme ‘East meets West.’  IFA Paris challenged the class...
  • Scholarship for Postgraduate in Fashion Design and Management Program

    2012 May 22
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    Monday May 21, 2012 – IFA Paris is pleased to announce the launch of two scholarships for our innovative Postgraduate in Fashion Design and Management program.  The first scholarship will cover the entire fee for the one-year intensive, at 12,800 Euros, while the second will cover half a year of...
  • IFA Paris partners with luxury school in India

    2012 May 14
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    Thursday, May 2nd, 2012 – IFA Paris is proud to announce its cooperation with India’s educational institute, LLMI (Lifestyle& Luxury Management Institute). Starting this fall, the Chandigarh-based school will offer an MBA in Luxury Brand Managementexclusive to Indian nationals.  Deemed as the ‘...
  • Fashion Business Graduate---Jessica Deng

    2012 May 5
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    As I am currently working in a footwear design company, I’m facing some large challenges. It’s different from the fashion design I learned before. Although shoe design has a lot in common with fashion design, I still don’t understand all the techniques and technologies involved. I still have so...
  • Ecole Lesage

    2012 Apr 30
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    In 1992, the prestigious Ecole Lesage opened its doors to share their high caliber couturier secrets with the public. Today, housing over 45, 000 samples,60, 000 tons of materials, and 60employees (including 6 drawers and 44 embroiderers), the esteemed school offers presentations, private lessons...
  • IFA Paris Alumni spotlight: Anastacia Platinina

    2012 Apr 10
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    “Shanghai in China, and specifically the fashion industries there, are more open than they have ever been,” says IFA Paris’ Fashion Business graduate, Anastacia Plastinina. The Shanghai-based fashion alum started an online magazine, CitiJ ‘Dress n Joy’ Fashion Guidelast December, after expressing...
  • Show Us How ‘East Meets West’ Inspires You

    2012 Mar 31
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    Friday, 30 March 2012 - IFA Paris is hosting a contest for its upcoming 2012 Fashion Shows in Paris and Shanghai.  ThisSunday at midnight CET time, April 2nd, interested applicants have the opportunity to submit their personal inspiration for this year’s theme ‘East Meets West’ via Facebook,...
  • BVLGARI - 125 Years of Italian Magnificence

    2012 Mar 22
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    On Thursday March 22, IFA Paris’ Shanghai students met with two of Bvlgari’s top executives for an exclusive presentation in preparation for their visit to BVLGARI 125 Years of Italian Magnificence’ at Tadao Ando’s Aurora Museum in Shanghai (99 Fucheng Road, Lujiazui, Pudong District, Shanghai, P....
  • IFA Paris student spotlight Fashion Business Student: Maria Jose Castro Aldrete.

    2012 Mar 20
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    “In Mexico everybody talks about China and they mostly see China as a thread I wanted to be a friend of China and get to know its people, culture and see what they are doing right,” says Maria Jose Castro Aldrete of her decision to attend IFA Paris’ fall 2010  Fashion Business program in...
  • Industry Guest: Jerome Cambounet from Cache Cache at IFA Paris in Shanghai

    2012 Mar 9
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    On March 9th, Jerome Cambounet, the South East Asia Director, delivered an interesting institutional presentation on Cache-Cache to our MBA/Masters Fashion Business students in Shanghai.   Cache- Cache is a French dynamic and affordable clothing brand for young women belonging to the group,...
  • Louis Vuitton visit

    2012 Mar 7
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    On March 7th, 2012 our MFB students had the privilege of attending Shanghai’s Louis Vuitton skyscraper location. Towering 40 floors high in Plaza 66, the decadent luxury store welcomed nine of our students to a guided tour from Assistant Manager Celia Huang.   After introducing students to the...
  • Catching up with 2011 IFA Paris Scholarship Winner

    2012 Feb 29
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    “My heart is in Paris, but my mind is in Shanghai,” reflects IFA Paris’ precocious young design talent Elias Moussa.  After winning our 2011 scholarship by impressing instructors with an accomplished collection at last year’s undergraduate Fashion Show in Paris, the 24-year-old Lebanese designer...
  • ‘BE INSPIRED’ BACHELOR SCHOLARSHIP

    2012 Feb 22
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    IFA Paris is now offering ten scholarships towards its 3-year Bachelor program in Fashion Design & Technology, six of which cover the fees of the entire first year (a total of 7,500 Euros) while the other four cover the entire 3-year program (a total of 22,500 Euros).  Entitled “Be Inspired,”...
  • Goudemalion: Jean Paul Goude

    2012 Feb 3
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    On Friday February 3rd, 2012 IFA Paris’ MBA Fashion Business students explored the fascinating 40-year career of image-maker and artist Jean-Paul Goude at the Musée des Arts Decoratifs. The retrospective, Goudemalion held in the nave of the Louvre’s west wing museum, celebrates the master fashion...
  • Prada 24 Hours Museum

    2012 Jan 26
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    Miuccia Prada has always been a master of timing: by drawing on a handful of eras and locations, she continually manages to reinterpret the past without feeling overtly retro, and succeeds instead by maintaining a precocious, modern and relevant approach to history. From spring 2011s Hawaiian...