The Digital Fashion Group: Be Part of the Revolution
The Digital Revolution in the fashion industry is changing the way clothes are designed , made, sold and used. This change establishes a new ethical paradigm for the industry which is currently a major source of waste and inequality.
European-led The Digital Fashion Group is a collaboration between Fashion Academics and Industry Innovators. Its mission is to accelerate this transformation through education; empowering creative professionals with the mindset and the strategy to make a change.
With extensive international experience of fashion education and the full fashion value chain from creative concept to retail, the founders of The Digital Fashion Group, Sean Chiles, Burak Cakmak and Leslie Holden are leveraging their combined knowledge to rethink how we create, produce, market, sell, and use clothing, and how fashion professionals can drive this to redefine the industry. Through The Digital Fashion Group, they will equip fashion education, professionals and brands with the relevant skills, mindset and strategies for tomorrow’s workplace. Their global, inclusive, flexible, hands-on approach is delivered across three core functions of Academy, Consult and Talent.
The Academy – Digital Fashion 101
Planned for a Spring 2021 launch, the Digital Fashion 101 course will give an in-depth overview of digital developments in fashion to demystify digital techniques including 3D design, virtual prototyping, on-demand manufacturing, Artificial Intelligence-driven trend research, digital marketing and retail.
Topical lectures will be supported by case study type interviews with key players providing insight into the values and business models driving developments in the industry, while interactive video question and answer sessions, an industry-led group project with peer review, and a final review and reflection webinar will allow you to engage with the content.
Delivered across 6 pre-recorded units this online course is followed at your own pace and requires approximately 15 hours including reflection and development outside the course hours.
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