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Introductory Programs Fashion Design

Short introductory programs during the Easter or summer vacations, in Paris, for beginners and those applying for a Fashion Design or Fashion Business degree at ESMOD.

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Photo Styling / Brand Content Creator

A program made for visual creators of content for the media. Come behind the scenes and discover the secrets for a successfully photo shoot.

  • The photo culture, the history of fashion photography…
  • Pack-shots, or the presentation of products for e-commerce.
  • The concept, the script, the images and the storytelling of the brand through the DA (moodboard, storyboard…)
  • The photo production, the choice of the place, the providers (models, hairdressers and make-up artists, photographers…)



Profile : Beginner

Period / duration : July 2023 / 2 weeks, 60h

Language : French or English



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Fashion illustration

Like a fashion illustrator, you will learn to express your creativity through the creation of silhouettes that you will learn how to personalize with your own universe and the artistic techniques of your choice.

An ideal class to learn how to express your ideas visually and share your personal universe.


Profile: beginners, no prerequisites

Period / duration : from May 2 to 5, 2023 OR from July 3 to 7, 2023 / 2 weeks, 15h

Language: French (in May); French or English (in July)

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Introduction to Fashion Business & Fashion Design

A fashion course that provides a 360° vision of the process of creating a fashion product.

This program includes :

  • Visits to the fashion districts of Paris
  • Creation of moodboards
  • Learning about the fashion illustration
  • Introduction to branding
  • Creation of a photo shoot


Profile: beginners who want to discover the fashion industry or students who hesitate between the Fashion Design and Fashion Business programs

Period / duration: May or July / 8 days, 48h

Language: French or English



In July

Learn about the fashion design process by developing your creative identity.

This program includes :

  • Creation of moodboards
  • Study of the creative process
  • The learning of fashion illustration
  • Learning how to make flat drawings (DAP)

The different projects that you will realize will allow you to build a portfolio of your personal universe.

Profile: beginners who want to expand their personal universe or who want to join the 1st year of the Fashion Design program

Period / duration : July / 2 weeks (60h) or 1 month (120h)

Language: French or English

Option: the Fashion Design module can be combined with Pattern making or Fashion Business

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Pattern Making

In July

Learn the ESMOD method and how it works.

In this program you will learn to :

  • Use a sewing machine
  • Make a straight skirt by tracing
  • Make an upcycled blouse by drapping


Profile: beginners who want to learn the technical aspects of the garment or who want to join the first year of the Fashion Design program

Period / Duration: July / 2 weeks (60h) or 1 month (120h)

Language: French or English

Option: the Pattern Making module can be combined with the Fashion Design module

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Introductory programs pricing

Photo Styling / Brand content creator on request
Fashion illustration 550€
Initiation Fashion Business & Fashion Design 1 150€
Stylisme 2 weeks 1 150€
Stylisme 1 month 1 750€
Modélisme 2 weeks 1 150€
Modélisme 1 month 1 750€
Stylisme + Pattern Making 2 450€
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