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Street Fashion for 13 to 16 Year Olds Online Short Course

Course description

Street Fashion and Streetwear, have become part of our global lexicon of style. With authentic origins in subculture, the street is where established and emerging designers and brands can find their creative voice. Rebellion, youth and D.I.Y attitude define street culture and street fashion. This course will introduce you to London street fashion as a source for inspiration and design.

The course will introduce students to basic techniques and approaches to the development and visualisation of design ideas for fashion including: research, concept building, illustration, 2D to 3D translation, hand making, customization, upcycling, textiles, image making and styling. Students will complete daily tasks, building a body of work that can contribute to portfolio building and preparation for further study. They will learn about fundamental techniques for Fashion design and methodologies used within industry, further and higher education.

Advice will be provided on application processes, portfolios and further study options at FE and HE level. The course is co-taught by visiting designers, fashion practitioners, working independently or with international brands, and graduates from Central Saint Martins.

Who should attend this course?

This course is for students aged 13 to 16 years old.

Level: Beginners

All our Online Short Courses include:

  • Live online lessons with the same tutors
  • Access to VLE with course content
  • Forums for support
  • Certificate upon completion

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.

How to book:

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Details

Topics covered:

  • The course is project based and will guide you through the design process to three- dimensional customisation, deconstruction and reinvention, using vintage, recycled clothes and materials.
  • Research methodologies and sketchbook techniques for fashion
  • Advice will be given on portfolio preparation for further study at Foundation and degree level.
  • Group and peer critiques
  • Styling and presentation
  • The course does not include patternmaking or machine sewing. However, students will be encouraged to experiment with hand-sewing, studding and simple embellishment techniques

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • Drawing Kit - Pencils, Colour Pencils, Felt tip or Marker pens, Conte or Charcoal
  • Camera or hi spec phone with camera (plus film/memory card/batteries)
Meet the Tutor:

London is the 'street fashion' capital of the world. Many international fashion designers look to London as a source of inspiration and ideas. It is a rich cultural melting-pot that has provided a unique background to some of fashion's most famous trends.

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