Collection Design

Mentorship by Marco De Vincenzo

Collection Design

Mentorship by Marco De Vincenzo

Key information
  • Level:Master
  • Duration:9 month
  • Cost:28.000,00 €
  • Language:English
Editions
  • January
    Start: January 15, 2024
    End: September 21, 2024

Course

The Master in Collection Design is a constructive program created to develop Fashion Designers who master technical skills and are capable of producing a sure-fire collection that is fully fashioned, well finished and merchandisable.  

The collection will be ready for industrialization in either classic, casual, street, or other categories and presented in an original way to show the ultimate expression of a brief.

This program is composed of three main didactic areas: Craft, the acquisition of cultural and technical skills; Design, the research and conception of a collection and Development, the creation, fashioning and finishing of the garments. The final presentation consists in the exhibition of a personal portfolio and public performance of a collection.

This intensive specialization program is run by resident teachers from the industry and international guests. It features workshops in tailoring techniques, draping, pattern making and printing, constant teamwork with master artisans and a special applied project with an external company as well as internship opportunities.

Lessons amount to a total of 700 contact hours ​ and the overall obtainment of 80

This course is completed with the possibility of an internship in a fashion company.

Candidates with work experience or relevant studies in fashion and related fields are eligible and selected after the admission process.

Mentorship

Mentors share tools, guidance, motivation and resources with students throughout their program. They play an important role in the professional lives of young students.

Marco De Vincenzo

Founder of Marco De Vincenzo, Creative Director of Etro and Leather Goods Head Designer at Fendi

Marco de Vincenzo was born in Messina and at eighteen, Marco moved to Rome to study fashion at the Istituto Europeo del Design. At twenty-one, the designer joined the creative offices of Fendi where he currently holds the position of Leather goods Head Designer. In 2009, he launched his eponymous label. That same year, Marco won the competition “Who Is On Next” organized by Vogue Italia. In 2014, LVMH signed a partnership with Marco leading to international growth for the brand. In 2022 he became Creative Director at Etro.

Today, Marco de Vincenzo is recognized internationally as one of the most innovative and interesting voices in fashion, made in Italy. What distinguishes Marco’s work is his innate tendency for contradiction, which leads him to experiment and research innovation in every collection.

Curriculum

The curriculum of the course includes a range of subjects that will help students develop their skills and knowledge in the field. Some of the key topics covered include:

  • Design
  • Atelier
  • Brand Management
  • Fashion Culture

Requirements

In order to be eligible for this course, you will need to be selected after the admission process.

During the application you are required to upload a Portfolio including an overview of your previous work with samples and photos.

Basic requirements are:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) with motivation letter
  • English language proficiency
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) or professional work experience in a related field

Careers

The career of a Collection Design Specialist requires a broad set of competencies, from translating contemporary culture and trend references into winning product lines to following every working stage —idea to delivery— with determination.

Contacts

For more information on this course, our Orientation team has you covered. We’re available from Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm CET.

Contact us via the live chat or the request information form, call us at +39 055 2750628 or register for our next Open Day.

We’re happy to help in the way that works best for you.

Collection Design

Mentorship by Marco De Vincenzo

Key information
  • Level:Master
  • Duration:9 month
  • Cost:28.000,00 €
  • Language:English
Editions
  • January
    Start: January 15, 2024
    End: September 21, 2024