Talented or not, we train you to become a highly specialized expert and life-long enterprising professional, capable of critical thinking, problem solving, market analysis, and possess the business acumen to serve not only fashion houses, but also create your own brand, and develop your unique creativity.Learn More
Libelt Institute believes you are new to the world of fashion. We are ready to help you through each process of making you become a fashion entrepreneur. Students should be ready for a vigorous schedule instructions and assignment schedules… Potential students are therefore strongly advised to be ready to commit fully to a highly demanding course outline.
Buy a form from our Dansoman Campus, near the Wesley Grammar bus-stop for ¢60.0, fill and present with required documents and a passport picture. Quarter enrollments open for December, March, June and September each year.
Pay initial ¢2,200 before u start and the balance of ¢2,000 in the 3rd month of school
Pay initial ¢2,500 before u start and the balance of ¢2,000 in the 3rd month of school
Requirements for graduation:
Learn the basic tools, equipments and notions used in garment construction and manufacturing
Learn the basic techniques of garment construction, create samples and learn
to differentiate between good and poor quality in terms of construction.
Introduction to the tools necessary for calculating specific body measurement, core terminology and cutting techniques enabling them to add seams, fullness, pleats, gathers and functional details.
Working to a design brief, students are required to explore and collect research material to develop design ideas which form the basis of experimental toiles.
Develop knowledge of basic pattern cutting skills focusing on the bodice, pattern production and use of terminology, learning how to join bodice drafts to skirts and how to add ‘fit’ to a garment.
Work to a set brief requiring you to demonstrate development through initial research, design, experimentation and final garment. The course involves guided studio work and self-guided independent study.
Students will also be help to understand fabrics, their individual characteristics and their relevance in the fashion design process. Students will be required to make garments in several textures from the light and delicate chiffons to the silky smooth satins.
Students are introduced to the basic methods and techniques used for ocular
expression and communication within the design environment. Working through
a combination of close tutor guidance and independent study, they explore mixed
media, developing basic skills in drawing and colour theory.
Based on a given design brief students investigate, explore, interpret and visualize various words, which you articulate as texture, marks and pattern. By the end of the course students have developed your aesthetic sensibilities along with a theoretical understanding of the fashion design process.
The students also learn to show the garment and body to its advantage. By learning different media, students are be able to develop their creativity and illustration skills as the human figure takes on unique and exaggerated proportions in the art of fashion illustration.
Students gain a broad understanding of the fashion industry and the different
contexts in which it sits. Students also gain good understanding of the structure
of the industry and the way that fashion works. This provides students with a
good foundation on which to build deeper specialist knowledge as you move
through the fashion program.
Students learn how to explore the business of fashion through investigation, observation and gathering of materials. They learn to question, discuss, and argue about current fashion business issues and to put forward ideas and information in presentations and written work. Students are thought how to know what is happening at the forefront of fashion, and to think about the future for fashion.
Students explore the concept of fashion marketing and gain knowledge of the fashion product, fashion consumer and fashion marketplace. In this, introduction to fashion marketing, students learn the basic marketing research skills, tools and methodologies, which will enable them to start to research and identify the marketing strategies of contemporary fashion companies. Short assignments and guidance from the tutor; strengthen their own exploration and understanding of fashion marketing.
Students also explore Brand Strategy; understanding how contemporary fashion brands use it to create a unique personality, generate appeal and generally develop a ‘desirability factor’ for potential consumers. This course deepens the understanding of the complexity of brands and branding, from conception and development, thorough to the management and marketing of the end products. This course also covers the development of values and ethics required to develop successful brands, as well as creation of identity, revitalization and extension strategies.
Students explore the implications of changing environments for fashion consumers and fashion brands, and employ creative thinking, innovative problem solving and applied skills and methodologies to investigate and develop appropriate solutions to brands strategies.
The course helps students understand the processes involved in business start-ups, helping them create their own business plans and understanding what running a unit will involve.