Fashion Industry Essentials Course

Explore all areas of the fashion industry. Learn about all the various career paths and build a portfolio. Courses created by the Parsons School of Design featuring Teen Vogue.

Teen Vogue is the sister publication to Vogue. Launched in 2003, its target audience is teenage girls and primarily included articles pertaining to teen fashion. The online magazine attracts over 8 million unique users per year.

Curriculum

Five carefully designed course modules broken down into 70 shorter lessons totalling over 24 hours of instruction and career-focused activities. Students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from Parsons.

Courses

  1. Unlocking Visual Style – Fashion is a visual medium that tells a story. Learn the history of the fashion industry and the stories that have been told throughout that history.
  2. Thinking Like a Designer – “Collection” is a common, foundational concept in the fashion industry.
  3. Understanding Fashion Production – Garment and accessory production is a fascinating, complex process that encompasses all aspects of production, from design to display on the retail floor.
  4. Working in Fashion MediaTeen Vogue experts talk about the world of fashion media, from editorial photography to social media.
  5. Developing Fashion Marketing and PR SkillsTeen Vogue experts talk about the world of fashion media, from editorial photography to social media.

Instructors and Experts

  • Rebecca Minkoff – International Fashion Designer
  • Caletha Crawford – Faculty & Children’s Apparel Consultant
  • Angela Gao – Faculty & Fashion Designer, DKNY, ANGG NY
  • Elaine Welterorth – Journalist, Author, Project Runway Judge
  • Brandon Maxwell – Designer, Lady Ga-Ga’s Stylist
  • Phillip Pacardi – Editor & Chief, Out
  • Adam Selman – Fashion Designer, Rhianna’s Go-to Designer
  • Patrick Michael Hughes – Faculty & Fashion, Culture, Society Historian