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Saturday Fashion Lab

SATURDAY FASHION LAB 2014-2015:

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Are you a high school or college student? Do you love fashion?  If you answered yes, then consider spending Saturdays with us this fall or spring. What better way to learn about fashion-related careers and prepare for your future by taking classes at the only college devoted exclusively to the business of fashion.

We offer two Saturday Fashion Lab sessions yearly: one in the fall and one in the spring. You can choose one of four available courses per session. Each session consists of five classes held on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students between the ages of 15-21 are welcome to participate in the program, students above the age of 21 will be directed to the Office of Continuing Education.

Tuition for each course: $250

Session I: October 25 – November 22


Introduction to Fashion Buying 
The Stylist's Role
Inside the Fashion Business
Fashion Blogger Boot Camp

Introduction to Fashion Buying
Buyers for retailers of all product categories select and develop product for their costumers. This course will allow you to learn a buyer's role in the retail industry.

The Stylist's Role
Explore opportunities in fashion styling, from publications to live events. Learn the stylist's role, responsibilities, and tricks of the trade. You will learn about and practice the specific steps required to conceptualize and execute the final project, a live photo shoot.

Inside the Fashion Business
In this course, industry professionals give you an insider's look at the fashion business. You'll learn how merchandising, retailing, and forecasting all play a role in the creation of a fashion line.

Fashion Blogger Boot Camp
Fashion bloggers today are becoming the most sought after fashion leaders and style gurus.  Are you obsessed with fashion bloggers? Do you want to become one? In this workshop class, led by a prominent fashion industry editor, you will learn how to write for an online audience in a fashion-related way. Learn how you can promote your site on many social media platforms.

Session II: February 21 – March 21 


Introduction to Fashion Buying
The Stylist's Role
Project Fashion
Social Media and Mobile Marketing 

Introduction to Fashion Buying
Buyers for retailers of all product categories select and develop product for their customers. This course will allow you to learn a buyer's role in the retail industry. 

The Stylist's Role
Explore opportunities in fashion styling, from publications to live events. Learn the stylist's role, responsibilities, and tricks of the trade. You will learn about and practice the specific steps required to conceptualize and execute the final project, a live photo shoot.

Project Fashion!
This course offers you the challenge to conceptualize and create a fashion collection because in fashion—"one day you're in and the next day your out!" Students will be introduced to the exciting process of fashion forecasting and product development. You will plan, create and develop a mini collection for a fashion retailer. Please note: No drawing or sewing experience needed.

Social Media and Mobile Marketing
In this course you will explore the latest new media outlets such as blogs, social media channels, and guerilla marketing campaigns, among others, that modern companies are using more often to replace traditional fashion and business advertising models.

Registration Guidelines & Tuition
You can take only one course during each session of the Saturday Fashion Lab. Registration will be accepted up until the first day of class. The tuition for each course is $250. Full refund (minus a $25 processing fee) will be given up until the Monday before each Saturday course begins. No refunds thereafter. Should you need to cancel a course, you must email the Associate Director of Pre-College Programs.

*LIM College reserves the right to cancel classes if enrollment is insufficient, with a full refund to the student.



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