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Fashion at The Art Institutes

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Fashion Design at The Art Institutes

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Fashion Marketing at The Art Institutes

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Become the Next Generation of Fashion

Whether you want to design tomorrow's hottest styles or create the buzz that makes consumers want to buy them, our instructors at The Art Institutes System of Schools will teach you to identify and apply global fashion trends.

You’ll have the opportunity to learn to combine your natural sense of style with the savvy business skills needed to thrive in this fashionable industry.

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Start making a name for yourself.

Whether your dream is to create the head-turning dress, design the attention-grabbing retail display, or get inside the minds of consumers, the place to start is a focused Fashion education at an Art Institutes school. Working with experienced1 instructors and professional-grade technology, you’ll get the support, guidance, and skills to connect to the design or management side of an industry where every day is a fresh opportunity to make a fashion statement.
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Marketing
Fashion Design
Start making a name for yourself.
Your hands-on learning will be guided by talented and experienced instructors. But your fashion design education is all about bringing out your own individual style as you work through design challenges drawn from the real world and explore what it takes to take styles from concept to consumer.

What You Can Learn:

  • Patternmaking
  • Technical drawing
  • Fashion drawing
  • Sewing techniques
  • Event & fashion show production
  • Trends & concepts in apparel
  • Current designers
  • Digital textile design
  • Business ownership
  • Concept development
  • Product development
  • Merchandise management
Fashion Marketing
New world of visual communication.
Your opportunity begins with an education that starts with the fundamentals of marketing, retailing, and business, then gets you inside the heads of consumers, in tune with the next fashion trend.
What You Can Learn:
  • Sales and event promotion
  • Consumer behavior
  • Textiles
  • Brand marketing
  • Global marketing
  • Visual merchandising
  • Retail operations and technology
  • Retail buying
  • Media planning and buying
  • Apparel evaluation & production
  • Business management
  • Product development
  • Financial management
  • Public relations
  • Merchandise management
  • Advertising
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Trends and concepts in apparel
  • Event planning & promotion

Featured Faculty 

Learn about some of our Fashion Department Directors from a variety of our schools and learn about their thoughts on their roles and our educational experience.
Chris Chen Mahoney, Design, The Art Institute of Colorado
Emilia Valle
Fashion
The Art Institute of
Houston
"The most rewarding experience is the opportunity to work with creative individuals and see them blossom and grow to be successful industry professionals."
Valle has worked on fashion shows in many different cities, her work has been published, and she is the recipient of numerous awards and honors. In addition to teaching, she’s given several lectures, and serves as a member of Fashion Group International and the Society of Human Resource Management.
Doug Heinlein, Design, The Art Institute of Seattle
Lynne Riding
Fashion
The Art Institute of Charleston, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
"Always follow through with a commission or project. Involve yourself thoroughly and it will become more interesting, enjoyable, and will open up whole new areas of interest for you."
Riding brings an impressive resume to The Art Institutes. Along with teaching and design coordination, she has created illustratiosn for Marie Claire, Clairol, Glamour, and Sunday Times UK, as well as worked on exhibits for State Museum in South Carolina and JMOMA.
Christine David, Design, The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
Kristy Janigo
Fashion
The Art Institutes International
Minnesota
"I'd like to encourage new students to get serious about their foundation and general education courses as well. These courses develop a strong framework of problem solving, creative, and analytical thinking essential to success as designers."
Janigo brings with her dual bachelor degrees and a master's in design, apparel studies track, as well as experience working for Target, Vanity Inc., and on her own as an independent apparel designer. She also worked as lead faculty of Fashion Design at The Art Institute of Minnesota.
Chris Chen Mahoney, Design, The Art Institute of Colorado
Emilia Valle
Fashion
The Art Institute of
Houston
"The most rewarding experience is the opportunity to work with creative individuals and see them blossom and grow to be successful industry professionals."
Valle has worked on fashion shows in many different cities, her work has been published, and she is the recipient of numerous awards and honors. In addition to teaching, she’s given several lectures, and serves as a member of Fashion Group International and the Society of Human Resource Management.
Doug Heinlein, Design, The Art Institute of Seattle
Lynne Riding
Fashion
The Art Institute of Charleston, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
"Always follow through with a commission or project. Involve yourself thoroughly and it will become more interesting, enjoyable, and will open up whole new areas of interest for you."
Riding brings an impressive resume to The Art Institutes. Along with teaching and design coordination, she has created illustrations for Marie Claire, Clairol, Glamour, and Sunday Times UK, as well as worked on exhibits for State Museum in South Carolina and JMOMA.
Christine David, Design, The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
Kristy Janigo
Fashion
The Art Institutes International
Minnesota
"I'd like to encourage new students to get serious about their foundation and general education courses as well. These courses develop a strong framework of problem solving, creative, and analytical thinking essential to success as designers."
Janigo brings with her dual bachelor degrees and a master's in design, apparel studies track, as well as experience working for Target, Vanity Inc., and on her own as an independent apparel designer. She also worked as lead faculty of Fashion Design at The Art Institute of Minnesota.

Assemble a Fashionable Future

Ready to turn your passion for fashion into a stylish career? See what the fashion programs at The Art Institutes have to offer.