Language

English

Start date

October 2022

Frequency

Full time

Fruition

On campus

Duration

3 Years

Credits

180

Course coordinator

Luca Smorgon

Bring your fashion vision to life as you develop cutting-edge visuals and new designs! This is what the English-language degree programme in Fashion Stylist at IED Milano is all about

Learn how to create the right storytelling about fashion, with consistent brand communication that will be of great interest to people. 

The English-language Fashion Stylist degree programme at IED Milano provides the perfect combination of different perspectives, including visual arts, cinema, photography and modern life, to create an inspiring story that you never thought possible.

The Fashion Stylist is someone who has a deep knowledge of the world of fashion and can design the best visuals for photo shoots, videos, fashion films, fashion shows, publishing products, with a clear idea of the overall concept and style to share and convey. 

Information to decide

Learning how to create a consistent brand image that reveals a unique perspective on contemporary trends
 

Our English-language Fashion Stylist degree programme covers a broad knowledge base of technical tools including photography, videos, materials, as well as concepts and key players of the fashion industry. It also helps students develop analytical and advanced process management skills. 

With a study plan covering such disciplines as art history, film and music, you will develop your portfolio of references and create a story about the collections that you will be working on, step by step on as you go along.  

The English-language Fashion Stylist degree programme at IED Milano is designed to train up future fashion professionals. In particular, we want to prepare stylists who will be responsible for the whole process of brand development, communication and promotion with all the different forms of creativity involved.

You will be working on real projects with partner companies of the IED network, where you will have the opportunity to test your skills as a Fashion Stylist. You will also learn how to describe new trends on the market as you create and present your own collections.  
 

The Fashion Stylist degree programme in English at IED Milano is based on a training package that will help students maximize their personal skills and experience. No matter what your background is, we will work to provide you with the methods and skills you need to successfully communicate your own vision as a fashion stylist.
Over the three years, you will be learning about techniques and methods to create collection storytelling that reflects your communication style and provides a fresh and insightful perspective on the brands you will be working with.
If you feel that fashion is a way to bring out your creativity, then the three-year Fashion Stylist degree programme in English at IED Milano is certainly your best option for a successful career. 
 

The English-language Fashion Stylist degree programme at IED Milano has a focus on learning by doing, and also sharing experience with professionals from different backgrounds, including creative directors, art directors and photographers -just as you would see in real working life.
As early as your first year, you will start putting to the test your project design skills. With each new term, you will be involved in challenges of increasing complexity and scale, growing and developing as a Fashion Stylist to meet current market demands and keep up with the latest trends, all within the inspiring and challenging environment of the city of Milan. 
Over the three years of your Fashion Stylist degree programme in English at IED Milano, you will get to know experienced professionals from the industry who will be involved in different lessons, workshops, conferences and projects as a supplement to conventional teaching methods. You will have the opportunity to learn about their work and share experience as you get from them valuable feedback for your professional growth.
Upon completion of your programme, you will be able to work as a Fashion Stylist, Product Stylist, Brand Consultant, Creative Director, Fashion Editor, Trend Forecaster, Visual Researcher and Fashion Consultant.
 

Syllabus

first year

On your first year, you will become familiar with some basic fashion-related disciplines. You will be studying history as applied to photography and fashion, along with psychology of form. All these subjects will contribute greatly to building your theory background. You will also learn about specific project design methods to effectively manage your creative flow and use this know-how as an asset in your projects. 

STYLE, ART HISTORY & COSTUME
PROJECT DESIGN METHODOLOGY
DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING
HISTORY OF FASHION 1
PHOTOGRAPHY
DESIGN METHODOLOGY OF VISUAL COMMUNICATION 1
FASHION DESIGN 1
BUSINESS THINKING AND ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT 1
HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY 1
THEORY OF PERCEPTION AND PSYCHOLOGY OF FORM



second year

On your second year, you will go deeper into theory and other analytical subjects that will help you build up an extensive background of knowledge of the industry. You will also learn about the technical tools of photography and audiovisual productions for designing and creating photo and video shoots. And finally, you will focus on developing and enhancing your project design skills, working on specific projects in cooperation with our partner companies. 

HISTORY OF FASHION 2
COMPUTER GRAPHICS
FASHION DESIGN 2
DESIGN METHODOLOGY OF VISUAL COMMUNICATION 2
VIDEO PRODUCTION ELEMENTS
SEMIOTICS OF ART
HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY 2
FASHION MARKETING



third year

On your last year, besides studying other subjects to complete your education and training, you will be able to further develop your fashion styling design experience through your final dissertation project. This will be a great opportunity for you to use all of your knowledge and skills to achieve your personal style and image.

FILM AND AUDIOVISUAL THEORY AND ANALYSIS
DESIGN METHODOLOGY OF VISUAL COMMUNICATION 3
FASHION DESIGN 3
PHENOMENOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS
SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURAL PROCESSES
FASHION DESIGN 4

Faculty

Luca Smorgon

Course Coordinator

Tommaso Basilio

Teacher

Guia Rossi

Professional Journalist and Fashion & Design Editor

Nicola Garzetti

Videomaker

Maela Basso

Digital and PR Consultant

Katherine Kennedy

Maha Haider

Alex Vaccani

Giulia Smith

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