Developing a Lingerie or Swimwear Business - Dubai

Catherine Fuller, course leader.

Catherine Fuller, course leader. 

Developing a Lingerie or Swimwear Business - Dubai

Developing a Lingerie or Swimwear Business - Dubai

The lingerie and swimwear industry is expanding rapidly all over the world, and offers some great opportunities for starting your own label in this highly specialised section of the fashion industry. This course will introduce you to lingerie and swimwear trends, brand leaders and influential designers, in the industry...

Taught by: Catherine Fuller.

Description

The lingerie and swimwear industry is expanding rapidly all over the world, and offers some great opportunities for starting your own label in this highly specialised section of the fashion industry.

This course will introduce you to lingerie and swimwear trends, brand leaders and influential designers, in the industry. Through a series of practical workshops, and after initial design and market research, you will have the opportunity to design your own capsule collection - for lingerie, or swimwear, for the appropriate market level.

During the course you will:

 

  • Undertake extensive design research into lingerie and swimwear trends
  • Develop your own ideas for lingerie, corsetry and swimwear designs using a variety of methods in a series of practical exercises
  • Learn about sourcing and selecting the specialist fabric and components used for lingerie and swimwear
  • Experiment with developing colour palettes and design themes
  • Learn about range planning and developing your ideas into complete collections and presenting your ideas to customers

Please note that this is a design-based course and does not include any garment construction work or pattern cutting.

Level:

Beginners. You should have an interest in the subject area and a desire to learn but no previous experience is required.

Certificate:

All students who fully participate in all session of the course will receive a 'Certificate of Short Course Attendance' from London College of Fashion.

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Tutor information

Catherine Fuller has been Course Leader for BA Fashion Contour at London College of Fashion for four years and is a graduate of LCF.  She returned to LCF after a varied career in Contour, Lingerie and Fashion Design. She has worked for Victoria’s Secret, Nordstrom and Macy’s in the US, and for several leading lingerie labels in the UK, specialising in design, brand development, sourcing, buying and technical development. Her own brand Outrageous Fortune was stocked Internationally. Catherine also designed and developed specialist ranges of corsetry, plus size lingerie, swimwear and also post mastectomy lingerie and nightwear. Catherine is currently working on her MA in Learning and Teaching in Art and Design at University of the Arts London and has varied research interests.




Materials

You will need to bring:

HB or 2B pencils and eraser, materials for colour work in your preferred medium (e.g. coloured pencils, water soluble coloured pencils, felt tip pens etc), fine pens, fashion magazines.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
23/02/2017 - 26/02/2017Thursday - Sunday09:30 - 16:004 Days£995Available Dubai Design District - d3, Building 7 Add to Basket