Fashion Design

Fashion Design Program at VCAD

Click here for more information on the program http://vcad.ca

You’ve always had a unique sense of style and an eye for great design. Now is your chance to turn that talent in to an exciting career in fashion. VCAD’s Fashion Design diploma program teaches you to refine your talent for creating beautiful garments and accessories.

VCAD’s program gives structure to your creativity while providing hands-on training from industry professionals. Students gain an in-depth understanding about the tools and equipment used in the industry. Topics covered include garment, accessory and apparel design, fashion merchandising, fashion shows, and more.

By the end of the program, students will have created a strong portfolio with which to apply for fashion industry jobs such as stylists, junior designers, pattern makers, marketing representatives, or visual display coordinators and purchasers.

This program is 72 weeks in length.

Job Opportunities

– Apparel Designer
– Pattern Maker
– Assistant Designer
– Production Assistant
– Product Developer
– Technical Designer
– Fashion Retail
– Stylists
– Purchasers

Tennille Oppen, a Fashion Design student at the Visual College of Art & Design (VCAD), credits her instructors with guiding her through her studies. The one-on-one help and expert industry advice she received from learning in small class sizes made VCAD the right choice. Watch out for Tennille as she heads to the Big Apple!

Visual College of Art and Design (VCAD) graduate Evan Ducharme was the winner of Fashion’s Night Out Vancouver’s Fashion Design Competition. His prize package included an opportunity to show his collection at the FNO Vancouver Fashion Show on September 6th, 2012 amongst other local designers and retailers. Hear his thoughts on his big win!

VCAD goes backstage with La Biosthetique for a lesson in hairstyling at Fashion’s Night Out Vancouver’s (FNOV) Fashion Styling Competition. Learn some tips from the hair expert, Marc Riese from La Biosthetique, as he shows you how to recreate two of the hottest hairstyles from the competition night.

Before the models took to the runway, VCAD’s videographers and student interns along with the FNOV team, held a photo shoot to capture each contestant’s look. Once the competition began, the packed house of guests got a full view of each model’s hair, makeup, and outfit.

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