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Fashion Programs


You’re looking for a fashion college that will give you the skills to make a living doing what you love. The George Brown College School of Fashion Studies will introduce you to fashion technology and the fundamentals of design, marketing, merchandising, manufacturing and fashion management. Some programs will give you the opportunity to exercise your personal fashion sense through work placements with fashion designers, retailers, manufacturers and distributors – all of which will prepare you to begin an aspiring career as a:

  • Patternmaker
  • Design assistant
  • Stylist
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Computer patter grader
  • Product developer
  • Production supervisor
  • Merchandiser
  • Store manager
  • Consultant
  • Small business entrepreneur

You could be making the trends that shape our society. Break into the fashion field with the George Brown College School of Fashion Studies.

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Fashion Business Industry Program (F112) 2015 - 2016 Diploma Full Time

Aspiring fashion entrepreneurs will gain the necessary business and apparel construction skills required for success in starting or developing a small business in the Fashion Business Industry program.

Fashion Management Program (F102) 2015 - 2016 Diploma Full Time

The Fashion Management program prepares you with essential knowledge and skills required to meet the Canadian fashion industry’s core business needs. You will gain a deep understanding of apparel, manufacturing inputs and processes, and movement in the supply chain, as well as management of the value, costing and quality of apparel until it reaches the consumer. You will also be able to apply the tools of marketing and merchandising to maximize product success in the market. This program is designed to meet the needs of today’s Canadian market, which has shifted from a focus on manufacturing to product development, niche markets and outsourced production.

Fashion Techniques and Design Program (F113) 2015 - 2016 Diploma Full Time

The Fashion Techniques and Design program prepares graduates for careers in garment manufacturing design rooms. The program simulates, as closely as possible, the industry’s standards, practices and facilities. You will use industrial machines and learn the essentials of fashion sketching, pattern making, pattern grading and clothing construction. Additional core subjects include textiles, technical specifications and history of costume. Program electives allow you to select specific related subject areas, such as fashion show development, portfolio development, draping, lingerie and bridal and evening wear. Computer skills in Adobe Illustrator, pattern drafting and pattern grading are included as core and elective courses and are continually upgraded to meet industry needs.

International Fashion Management (Postgraduate) Program (F412) 2015 - 2016 Post Graduate Full Time

Students interested in expanding their knowledge of the international apparel industry to be able to participate with global companies or to import/export will benefit from the International Fashion Management program.