The Advanced Fashion Studies course is a specialized and high level educational program directed to those who wish to advance their knowledge on garment creation, curation and promotion.
A fashion designer is highly affected by the technological and sociopolitical changes in the global fashion industry.
In addition with all the technical and theoretical knowledge, the profession also requires marketing and fashion branding, the use of new technologies and the creation of the sale procedure for a collection.
The program includes haute couture classes, specialized creation techniques, menswear, fashion marketing, branding, business of fashion, project research and design.
Designed to offer both highly theoretical and practical knowledge on the subject, this program succeeds the highest level of fashion studies for students in Greece.
The academic tutors are well established professionals with a multi year professional and educational experience on the field, who are constantly informed on all new developments and techniques in the fashion industry and applied arts.
This program aims at the acquisition of technical and theoretical knowledge, experiences, the development of social skills and professional behavior in order for the students to enter in the fashion industry or get engaged in another academic career.
Some of the basic pillars of our educational system are firstly the development of creativity and aesthetics of our students and secondly the research and development of ideas, stimulations and influences.
Exams are carried out at the end of each semester and students are evaluated by:
- The grades of their exams
- Their progress and projects during their studies
- their final portfolio project
In addition, the program exclusively offers the students the following:
Participation in the end of the year Graduate Fashion Show, presenting their own capsule collections
PANSiK bibliography, including a design book, a pattern making book and fabric theory.
Additional seminars that are offered either free of charge or with a special price (ex 3d printing, origami techniques, Japanese costume)
Visits at cultural venues , shows, museums and showrooms
Fashion meetings and creative discussions with well established and well known professionals from the Greek and global fashion, art and media market .
The acceptance of a student for this program requires the following:
- The successful completion of the 2 years Fashion Design & construction program at PANSiK or
- A successful completion of a Fashion Design and Creation program from another educational institute (min 2 years).
For students coming from another institution, final scores and portfolio’s assessment are required
Haute couture techniques
Fabric theory III
Digital pattern cutting menswear
Fashion Cultures II
Production, Budgeting and Pricing a collection