The Future of Fashion
Discover the trends that are shaping the future of fashion and the skills and people brands need to effectively respond to change.
Gain expert insider knowledge about the evolution of the fashion industry
Global fashion retail sales are expected to reach $3 trillion by 2030, but for brands to keep up with this growth, they must know how to respond to global trends.
On this three-week course, you’ll learn how the fashion industry continues to evolve and adapt and how this can help us predict the future of fashion.
You’ll explore how the industry works and operates with insights from industry experts and academics from the creators of Vogue, GQ, and WIRED.
Examine the fashion system and key fashion trends
You’ll examine an up-to-date overview of the fashion industry to understand where the sector currently stands before learning about the key trends that look set to shape its future.
With an enhanced understanding of the fashion system, you’ll then explore concepts such as Drop Culture, See Now Buy Now, and Direct to Consumer to build your knowledge on customer behaviours.
Learn fashion forecasting from the pros
In an ever-changing and dynamic industry, fashion brands must prepare and adapt for new global trends. Fashion forecasting is imperative for brands who want to successfully respond and plan for change.
You’ll examine the use of short and long-term forecasting as well as prediction insights before practising applying insights to help solve industry problems.
Consider how technology impacts the fashion industry
The acceleration of technological advancement has undoubtedly impacted the fashion industry.
You’ll explore how technology has affected fashion through concepts such as digital fashion shows, before examining how technology could further impact the industry.
Finally, you’ll develop your own ideas and produce creative pieces of work as you put into practice everything you have learned.
What topics will you cover?
- Global Issues that Affect the Fashion Industry
- Short & Long Term Forecasting
- Drop Culture & Current Trends
- Potential Developments within the Fashion Industry
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone wanting to learn more about the future of the fashion industry and key global trends.
This is an introductory course suitable for anyone with an interest in fashion, styling, marketing, and the media.