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Fashion both shapes and reflects modern culture and society, and is closely related to constructions and reconstructions of identify. As society and fashion customers become increasingly aware of issues around identity, it becomes more and more important for fashion industry leaders to understand these trends, to protect their brands and understand how demand is evolving.
In this course you will gain an understanding of how recent debates about consumption, the body, identity, race and gender are affecting the fashion industry. We will approach the topic first by examining fashion as a visual language and form of cultural production, looking at classical and contemporary approaches to fashion and dress. Then, through this lens we will look at case studies and current debates, to understand their impact on the industry and to discuss how we should approach these factors when designing for, marketing to or presenting images in todays fluid and woke society of consumers.
By the end of the course you will have an understanding of;
Who is Fashion and Diversity Online Short Course for?
This course is perfect for fashion marketing and management professionals seeking to avoid pitfalls in communicating with consumers today, or for any student seeking an introduction into the sociological perspectives of how fashion shapes our identities and vice versa.
All our Online Short Courses include:
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.
Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.
Online short course materials
To take part in the Online sessions you will need: