This course is aimed at advanced fashion design and pattern making students or fashion professionals willing to get a complete understanding of how Haute Couture companies operate. Modules will take students through complementary topics linking concept, techniques and image. Theoretical elements will be balanced by a mix of presentations, visits and workshops to discover Haute Couture techniques and production methods.
- Understand the specificities of French Haute Couture brands and the reasons of their success.
- Understand how French Haute Couture brands mix tradition and innovation to create product adapted to today’s exclusive luxury market.
- Discover and experiment specific techniques and “know how” to produce Haute Couture and high luxury products.
- Understand how Haute Couture brands communicate in coherence with their exclusive status.
Creation of an Haute Couture piece of garment (Top) that will include all new technics learned during the course.
The Specificities of Haute Couture – 9H
Haute Couture and Modernity – 12H
Haute Couture Techniques and Know-How – 27H
Communication and Image for Haute Couture – 12H