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School of Fashion and Accessory Studies and Technology (FT)

The following departments are grouped under the academic offering of FAST:

Accessory Design and Technology (AD)
The department of Accessory design and technology, developing skills in designing and constructing fashion products like shoes, gloves, handbags, belts, hats, provides students with the professional training necessary for working with accessory products. students will develop a multifaceted skills set, hands-on experience covering all the phases of the creation of fashion objects.

Fashion Communication and Publishing (FC)
The department of Fashion communication and Publishing gives students a 360-degree knowledge on all the topics concerning communicating and promoting fashion, from writing to illustrating with the most recent media. It offers a wide variety of courses focusing on fashion culture to allow students to develop their own critical thinking on fashion and express their own ideas in various forms.

Fashion Design and Technology (FD)
The department of Fashion design and technology enables students to advance in their design, technical and creative skills. It offers a solid educational base in fashion, founded on both the knowledge of fashion history and international designers' works, as well as on principles of designs and creations. its main practical focus is on pattern making, knitting, sewing and construction techniques.

Jewelry Design (JD)
Focusing on all the aspects related to the design and realization of jewels, the department of Jewelry design provides students with a complete knowledge of the matter and of the materials involved in jewelry creation. Graphic techniques of representation and renderings are explored, both in their manual and in their digital forms. From basic construction techniques through gilding and stone setting, the department offers courses in which students, after having acquired all the fundamental skills, are able to create their own designs.



PLEASE NOTE: An asset of the program is the opportunity to showcase student work at FLY, the non-profit retail store of FAST, alongside professional emerging designers based in Italy. All works produced by students will be featured with garment specifications, photographed, and published for promotion on school websites. Garments will undergo a selection process for in-store and classroom placement. Furthermore, FAST experiential learning and internship students will then utilize these items to create window displays and other special installations throughout the season. For this reason, it is not possible for students to take garments, accessories, and the like home upon course completion. In the event that a garment is sold, all profits will go toward FUA scholarship funds for future FAST students.


 
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