Fashion Design Diploma

The Fashion Design Diploma Program offers an intensive curriculum, which will prepare you with the necessary skills of a successful, versatile and innovative designer. The course curriculum is a reflection of the diversity of the fashion industry; training students in all various aspects to meet the requirements of the modern creative workplace.

Program Specification
Fashion Design
Students will learn each step of the creative and practical process, training to design and produce original collections through concept based research, integrating predetermined criteria.

The course includes design and production subjects, such as illustration, draping, pattern making, and sewing; as well as theoretical and managing classes. The curriculum is designed to broaden the students’ understanding of the cutting edge international fashion market as well as their own cultural heritage; developing their ability to express their individuality as a successful designer and skills needed for the apparel market.

With state-of-the-art equipment and facilities; strong ties with the industry; lecturers with extensive experience in the field and a strong curriculum, the fashion design program at LaSalle College Jakarta is the perfect study path for every aspiring designer.

Living through Fahion Design

The Diploma in Fashion Design can be completed in 2 years of full-time or 3 years of part-time study.

Course List

  • Composition of Simple Garments
  • Style Research by Draping
  • Assembling Principles of Simple Garments
  • Fashion Concepts
  • Study & Utilization of Raw Material
  • Composition of Various Garments
  • Style Evaluation by Draping
  • Assembling Principles of Various Garments
  • Graphic Process Application & Visual Presentation
  • Fashion Phenomena
  • Research of Raw Materials for the Production of Garments
  • Composition of Developed Garments
  • Garment Feasibility
  • Garment Construction & Computers
  • Research of Distinct Fashion Concepts
  • Fashion & Society
  • Detailed Planning and Prototypes
  • Technical Files Development
  • Garment Production
  • Defining Characteristics of a Collection
  • Trend Analysis & Presentation
  • Collection Development and Prototypes
  • Evaluation of Garments
  • Producing a Collection Plan
  • Planning & Production
  • Managing an Exclusive Program
  • Collection for Target Markets
  • Presentation & Evaluation of Collections
  • Portfolio Elaboration
  • Work Task Management
  • Fashion Promotion

Duration
2 years, 6 Semesters

Credential Awarded
Fashion Design Diploma

Education Variant
Full-time

Education Form
Practical and Theoretical

Language
English

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to work in the following positions:

  • Fashion Designer in Apparel or Couture
  • Head of a Design Team
  • Head Patternmaker
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Fashion Consultant & Specialist
  • Costume Designer for Music Video’s, TV, Movies & Theatre
  • Fashion Journalist and Blogger

Facilities

  • Sewing rooms, draping rooms, drafting rooms, patternmaking tables and fashion production workshop, knitting class
  • Computer facilities for patternmaking and fashion illustration
  • One sewing machine per student, pressing and steaming equipment
  • Illustration and Drawing tables
  • High quality draping mannequins
  • Computer lab for CAD Programs and Plotter
  • Library of comprehensive fashion design, fashion business and other design books and periodicals and magazines
  • Library of textiles and fabrics
  • A garment window display area
  • Multi Function area for seminars and lectures 

Highlights

  • Study of figure anatomy and modern fashion illustration techniques.
  • Development of basic pattern drafting to advance manipulation.
  • Style evaluation by draping.
  • Sewing techniques and other decorative and constructive application methods.
  • Study of colours and composition.
  • Study of garment technical drawing and terminology.
  • Prediction of future trends and composition of garment collections.
  • Study of target market and collection marketing strategies.
  • Participation in international fashion design contests.
  • Computer-assisted patternmaking and technical drawing techniques.
  • Organization of a fashion show and participation in promotional and public relations activities.
  • Portfolio development.

Program Coordinators

Audrey Sillem 

Audrey graduated from London College of Fashion with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in Fashion Design and Technology, in 2005 . During her internship she worked for Japanese avant-garde designer Miki Fukai, and after graduating she gained experience working in London, for high-end fashion designers Giles Deacon and Luella. Audrey has been producing collections for her label under her own name, taking part in fashion shows in Austria and most recently in New Zealand. Since moving to Indonesia, Audrey has been involved in prestigious interior design projects; fabric design, incorporating traditional motifs; and worked for leading Indonesian fashion designer Ghea before joining LaSalle College Jakarta in 2010.

Classroom Fashion Design

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