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FIDM x WWD Designing the Collection


Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) faculty, alongside experts from WWD and the industry, help aspiring fashion designers learn the skills needed to break into the fashion world. Lessons include sketching, researching your targeted consumer base, the importance of mood-boarding, writing a collection statement, and presenting your collection. 

The 100% online course is on-demand and self paced. Students will earn a Certificate of Completion (non credit) from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM). The course includes 50+ videos on fashion topics including: 

  • Developing your personal design aesthetic
  • Developing a mood board and using it as a collaborative tool
  • Understanding the value of rough sketches
  • Determining a price point based on your target market and materials
  • Telling the story of your collection

Click here to learn more about the course and request information.