Sustainable Fashion Online Course

General

Program Description

Course

The Fashion world represents a highly dynamic and competitive field where the consumers’ taste is always more sophisticated, changeable, but also more conscientious. They look for values not only in the price-quality ratio but in identifying themselves with the brand in its wholeness. Among the most significative trends, sustainability represents an irreplaceable value.

Environmental impact, zero km supply chain, responsibility, ethics, become integrating elements in the “value proposition” of a company. New languages and forms of expression are needed and, above all, the introduction of new actions that continuously englobe values through time, connecting all the actors of the fashion chain in a common effort of doing and sustainable.

The goal of the course is to provide the knowledge and the instruments to take up this challenge and opportunity, discovering the best practices, circular systems, and chains, identifying the design practices of sustainable fashion, developing a critical and responsible conscious at the social and environmental level.

  • Timetable: Twice a week
  • Level: Basic – intermediate
  • Degree awarded: Attendance certificate, with the accreditation of acquired skills

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Target

This course is thought for all of those that want to approach a new vision of design, delving into sustainable fashion design. Starting from the basics, it prepares those that are approaching fashion and represents a new interpreting key and inspiration for those that already work in the fashion sector. To innovate, stimulate, and reinvent the fashion industry in the sign of sustainability, with an eye to the future of responsible innovation.

Educational program

  • Concept of sustainable design fashion;
  • Terminology: ethical fashion, slow fashion, greenwashing, circular fashion, upcycling, cruelty-free;
  • 7R Model;
  • Best practices: case history and business models of the most innovative, sustainable, and responsible fashion brands;
  • Circular systems, territorial chains, materials, and life cycles of a fashion product;
  • Trends: challenges and opportunities;
  • Sustainable design thinking: ideas, creativity, and sustainable project quality.

Tools and material provided to students

Live sessions with Fashion professionals, multimedia educational material, lesson recordings, practical exercises, live chat with students, personalized counseling.

Material and tools needed

  • Computer with an updated operating system
  • Chrome web-browser (Firefox, Safari)
  • Microphone (external microphone or headphones with a microphone)
  • Headphones or headset› Webcam
  • Internet connection (ADSL / 4g / Optical fibre) – [min. band recommended 3 Mb/s]
  • Block notes and pen
Last updated Aug 2020

About the School

Istituto Modartech is a higher academic training center in the Fashion and Communication fields authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research – MIUR to issue academic degree ... Read More

Istituto Modartech is a higher academic training center in the Fashion and Communication fields authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research – MIUR to issue academic degrees in Higher Education in Art, Music and Dance sectors – AFAM. In addition, the training offer previews courses legally recognized at the European level (EQF standard), with a wide educational offer, as a response to specific needs, aptitudes, and goals. Creativity and talent are guided in an artistic and cultural context that permits to move around in contemporaneity acquiring at the same time specialized and strategic skills. Read less