This course was granted the Professional Title of Masters 1 (level ll in the French system, Bachelor equivalent) decreed and published by the Journal Officiel on 6th July 2008.
The teaching is based on a strategy where traditional know-how, the development of the industrial dimension of the profession and new technologies, and the consideration of new market constraints are highly regarded and integrated.
Organisation and coursework
The course is built upon 3 areas of pedagogical interest :
- Garment knowledge based on the criteria of quality and how a garment falls,
- The development of creativity,
- Knowledge of the professional environment.
The average length of each lesson depends on the subject taught.
Lessons are given in French.
Former students of this course, among others, are: Adeline André, Alexis Mabille, André Courrèges, Anne Valérie Hash, Dominique Sirop, Gilles Rosier, Gustavo Lins, Issey Miyake, Jean Colonna, Jean-Louis Scherrer, Jens Laugesen, Jérôme Lhuillier, Julien Fournié, Karl Lagerfeld, Lars Nilsson, Lefranc.Ferrant, Maxime Simoens, Rabih Kayrouz, Stéphane Rolland, Tom Van Lingen, Tomas Maier, Suzy Menkès, Valentino, Véronique Nichanian, Yves Saint Laurent, …
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