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Information Night for the next program October 2020

The Toronto North Couture Italy Immersion Program offers students a once in a lifetime experience to immerse themselves in the European fashion industry. Our program is tailored to increase the knowledge and skills our students learn in the classroom with hands-on experience – from going behind the scenes at the Silk Worm Institute to workshops with an Atelier and your very own fashion show and photoshoot – this is a trip for any student serious about fashion design.

What’s included in your 13-day program? (itinerary subject to change)

  • Fashion Show featuring your designs plus a media interview
  • Branding and marketing classes: How to leverage social media, understanding who your market is, meeting fashion designers who have their own fashion lines and businesses
  • Photoshoot in historical Italian locations and includes a model, hair, makeup
  • Fabric shopping at the best Italian fabric stores
  • Cooking classes to immerse yourself in the taste of Italy
  • We will visit an atelier where the head designer will host a workshop
  • Portfolio critique by industry leaders
  • Silk Worm Institute, learn how silk is made and have hands-on lessons with the experts
  • Minimum 50 volunteer hours included
  • Two tours of Rome
  • Transportation for all scheduled tours
  • Centrally located hotel. Italy at your doorstep!
  • Two meals per day for more details.

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