Why Fashion Research Is A Must Have Skill

fashion skill research Jun 16, 2016

Use your research for great ideas and inspiration to create fantastic ideas for both now and into the future...

Irving Penn, the photographer famed for his fashion photography.sought research from things out of the ordinary: a shoe left aside, a piece of trash picked up in the street and treated to the elegance of studio light, a mannequin head frozen in a block of ice,” Foresta says. “Those things that capture both the intensity of Penn’s gaze and our attention.”

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Image courtesy of The Irving Penn Foundation

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The Top Twenty Five Fashion Schools In The World In 2016

So, you have made up your mind that you want a career in the fashion industry and now have to make the daunting choice of which fashion school to go to, and how to choose which one is best for your own needs? Perhaps you want to travel abroad to study, or maybe you just want to be nearer home, but in a great town or city? 

In my opinion, city schools and universities are way better – if the goal is to become part of the fashion community, then to live as close to the action as possible is surely a must?

The top universities of course look grand on any CV. But besides this, students at these get a lot of opportunities to share their work with the best in the business world. If you have the financial means to go to these schools, then any of these will be a great choice.

Here are my top twenty five recommendations:

  1. Central Saint Martins - London United Kingdom
  2. Parson's School Of Design. New York/Paris
  3. London College Of Fashion. London United Kingdom.
  4. Pratt...
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