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5 free online fashion courses to follow during the quarantine

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5 free online fashion courses to follow during the quarantine You never stop learning

In Chinese "crisis" and "opportunity" are written with the same word. And this moment of crisis in which we and the whole world find ourselves can be put to good use in one way or another. If the way you've chosen it is to learn something new, all the major universities in the world have put free courses online to relieve the weight of quarantine. Some of these courses, produced by the most authoritative institutes in the sector, also cover fashion.
For this reason, nss magazine has selected five classes which you can follow online for free covering topics ranging from fashion design to business, graphic design to sustainability and digital media strategies.


Institut Français de la Mode: "Understanding Fashion: from Business to Culture"

This course of the Institut Francois de la Mode talks about the fashion system in a very comprehensive way. Among the guests called to talk about their experiences and provide their insights are famous names such as Simon Porte Jacquemus, the CEO of LVMH Fashion Group Sidney Toledano and the CEO of Saint Laurent Paris, Francesca Bellettini.

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The Museum of Modern Art: “Fashion as Design”

The MoMa of New York offers this prestigious course that talks about fashion from the point of view of design exploring its history from antiquity to laser cuts and 3D prints. The educational experience will move through a path consisting of 70 different outfits from various historical eras from which the lessons will start. 

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The Lee Alexander McQueen Foundation: “Sarabande Sessions”

Guests to this course offered by Alexander McQueen's Sarabande Foundation include Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne, Tiffany's jewellery designer Francesca Amfitheatrof, Samuel Ross of A-COLD-WALL *, Thom Browne and Molly Goddard. The topics covered range from art to videomaking, to the creative and fashion process.

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Calarts: “Graphic Design Specialization”

The renowned California Institute of Arts in Santa Clarita offers this comprehensive course to develop your graphic design skills, from the most basic to the interface and motion design. The course is taught by Graphic Design professor and founder of the Los Angeles-run Counterspace studio, Michael Worthington, along with four other instructors. 

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Copenaghen Business School: “Sustainable Fashion”

A course that talks about fashion business exploring possible models of sustainable production. The course will focus on the key challenges to be faced and the potential solutions that fashion companies and brands can implement to make their business sustainable, including circular economy models, reporting tools and business strategies.

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