Lifetime access

6 months course

Online format

European certificate

Get this course with the BIG discount!

From 14-10 till 21-10 get the premium version of this course with the 50% discount

From 22-10 the promo won’t be available anymore

Do you create clothes?
Still don’t work as a fashion designer and don’t produce your own collections?

Then you found what you need

Study in Italy online on a course «Fashion design: how to create a collection PRO».
We will help you to start your fashion career in design and launch a clothing brand.

Why to study on a course “Fashion design: PRO”

1 reason
European education from Italy with a certificate

You will study for a Fashion designer according to the European standards and get the
European certificate in English and Italian languages.

This certificate will play a significant role if you decide to work as a Fashion designer.

2 reason
Professional Teachers

Believe us, the most important point in searching where to study as a Fashion designer is choosing the best teachers.

You will surely agree that if the teachers are just good lecturers and have no practical skills in creating and selling the clothing collections, they can’t advice you how to become a successful fashion designer.

On this course you’ll be taught by the the practicing designers, their collections are on sale in boutiques in the whole world with great success.

3 reason
Designers community from the whole world

Starting the education on the course, you’ll become a part of the huge fashion laboratory, where designers from lots of countries share there experience, knowledge and useful contacts. You’ll get important contacts and create your team for launching your fashion brand.

4 reasons
Practice first!

The materials of the course are based only on up-to-date practical experience of the fashion designers.

This information you will be available to get after at least 10-year experience in fashion industry. But we reduced it – you’ll get all techniques and practices immediately.

5 reason
Save your time and study online

You will be able to study whenever and wherever you want online using your phone, tablet or PC.

Do you have a full-time job? Or little kids? Do you live far from the world fashion capitals?

Then this educational format will fit you well.

This course is for those people who have experience in fashion and design

If you’ve never had experience in fashion design choose a version for beginners

1 module – How to create a fashion collection

  • What is a collection
  • How to use the combining elements in the collection
  • Structure and theme of mass market collection
  • Steps of collection creation
  • Crew you need for making a collection
  • Choosing the potential buyers
  • Choosing the target audience. Age
  • Mass market and luxury segment. Distinctive features
  • Mass market, luxury and middle class segment collections
  • Haute couture
  • What assortment to choose
  • High fashion. How to get the status of high fashion house
  • How a design company is organised

2 module – Fashion trends research

  • How the fashion trends appear
  • How to predict new trends
  • How the trend agencies work
  • Designers that rule the Fashion world
  • Data searching for creation of a collection
  • Sources of inspiration that are helpful for creating a collection
  • Creation of a mood board
  • Mood board — presentation of a collection. Examples of different types of mood boards
  • How to make a collection from a mood board

3 module – Artistic part of a collection: fashion sketches

  • Artistic sketch of a collection — what is it
  • Manual sketch creation — drawing, use of templates for sketches, graphic programs
  • Creation of sketches – collage
  • Searching for sketch ideas – «Frame» method
  • Example of creation a collection – from mood board to lookbook
  • Prints in a collection. Types
  • Searching the color scheme for a collection
  • Creation of mood board for a collection according to the color scheme
  • How Color Trends Begin

4 module – Production of a fashion collection

  • Technical sketch
  • Product matrix for a collection
  • Fabric selection for future collection
  • Fiber. Tailoring features
  • Fabric Exhibition – Premier Vision
  • Textile Exhibition Texworld – Advices How To Work There
  • Fabric Exhibition Intertextile In China
  • Production of a collection
  • What is a fabric board
  • Examples of boards for clothes collection

5 module – Sale and marketing of a fashion collection

  • Shooting of a collection
  • Lookbook and brand photoshoot – differences
  • Preparing for shooting of a collection
  • Choosing the place for a shooting
  • Presentation of a collection
  • Recommendations for making a fashion show
  • Press release of a collection
  • What is a DNA of a fashion brand
  • How to put prices for items of a collection

Premium Version of the course includes:

  • the module «Choosing the style of a fashion brand» – what fashion concepts exist for various fashion brands, and which one it’s better to choose
  • the master-class about choosing fabrics for the collection, their characteristics
  • cards on fashion trends of the season in men’s and women’s wear, accessories

Final practical project – Creation of a fashion collection 

After completion of the course you will prepare Collection Book for your first fashion collection.

How to study on this course

1. Apply for the course
2. Get an access to
our distant e-learning portal
3. Watch video lessons
4. Perform practical tasks
and get feedback from
a teacher
5. Perform tests and final progect
6.Get certificate


  • You want to work as a fashion designer in a brand company
  • You want to create your own clothing brand
  • You have the atelier where you could create the collections
  • You are a tailor or designer and you need to develop the skills of fashion design



  • You choose when to begin your studies. After paying for the course, you will receive a password to access the e-learning portal. After that you are free to choose the time to study when you can and where you want.
  • On average, education on this course takes up about 3 to 6 months; however, you may complete the course faster or slower, in accordance with your own schedule.


All our lessons and practical tests of fashion stylist courses online are in English.


You can watch video lessons and complete home tasks on your computer, phone or tablet at any time and in any place. All you need to study is the  internet access and a computer/smartphone/tablet.

All our teachers have their own experience in creation of successful commercial collections, so they can give you practical advices.

ielfs fashion teacher julia kulakova

Julia Kulakova

  • Julia Kulakova worked as the designer and the design director of the fast fashion brand Kira Plastinina clothes (retail network in 4 countries) from the very beginning, she created more than 50% of all the assortment (including the majority of best-sellers in retail networks which were the hits of the sales).
  • Julia had her own fashion design studio “Fashion Laboratory” where she had been creating her own brand, also she worked as the creative assistant of luxory pret-a-porte designers “Nina Donis”.
  • Julia worked in various segments of clothes design and perfectly understands in practice how to create the limited luxury collections, to make clothes for a mass market of brands with huge production at factories in China and how to develop the fashion brand.
  • Julia was a winner of various competitions in fashion designing and today she is already not a participant, but the member in the juries of similar competitions
ielfs fashion teacher riccardo carrapa

Riccardo Carrapa

  • Fashion Designer
  • Teacher of Fashion design in academy in Milan
  • Designer of his own luxury pret-a-porter women collection RICCARDO CARRAPA COUTURE, Milan
  • Art Manager at fur showrooms, Milan
  • Production and Distribution Coordinator at design company GABRIELE COLANGELO, Milan
ielfs fashion teacher alessandra buscemi

Alessandra Buscemi

  • Degree in Management with a thesis on luxury strategies and brand management
  • Communication manager at Kering Group (brands Brioni, Gucci, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Puma, Saint Laurent etc.)
  • Fashion shows producer for Milan fashion weeks
  • 9 years experience in the fashion and luxury industries between Paris, Milan and Hong Kong
  • Collaboration like a teacher and consultant with Marangoni institute and Bocconi institute
ielfs teachers veronica

Veronica Bernardi

  • She lives and works in Rome and Milan
  • Fashion designer education in European Institute of Design
  • Fashion designer of DOLCE & GABBANA Kidswear, Italy
  • Designer of women’s, men’s and kids’ clothing HOTSPRINGS – MAMBO, Australia

Designer of her own “T-Shirt Label “DOTS” – Australia, Italy

teacher martina

Martina COTENA

  • She lives and works in Rome and Milan
  • Fashion designer education in European Institute of Design
  • Designer of women’s and men’s clothing Alviero Martini 1ª Classe in Milan
  • The designer of outerwear of Rosa Clandestino brand in Milan
  • The designer of footwear of Lorenza bozzoli brand in Milan
  • The designer of Agata Nicosia wedding dresses in Naples
  • Fashion designer in the agency for various projects

European certificate after completion of the course “Fashion designer”

After completion our fashion design courses online you’ll get the certificate in English and Italian languages.

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Svetlana, France

Education at the Italian school is a new step in my professional life. It was here where I learned all the theoretical foundations, got a new profession, I dreamed about, thanks to the excellent, very professional, wonderful teachers!!!

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Fedan, Turkey

I learned a lot of new and I am grateful to you. Video lessons are very interesting. Tests and home tasks that I fulfilled with a great pleasure helped me to straighten my knowledge!

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Nadezhda Nikitina, Russia

It was interesting to try and convenient to learn. It turned out very interesting. Good teachers. Available lectures and interesting tasks. A lot of new information. I am very grateful for the gained knowledge. Thanks!

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Valentina Maleeva, Russia

I want to thank the design teacher Julia. Thank you for always being in touch, helping to find the right solution, giving advice. It was a pleasure to communicate with you, I appreciate your explanations. After completing the course, I received an algorithm of actions with which you can already work.

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Julia Petrunenko, Belarus

The course “Fashion Designer” has become a natural way of development in this area, the next level of introducing into the fashion business. Detailed info with all steps, from the research of a mood board of collection to production, turned out to be important and useful for me.

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Fernanda, Brazil

I would like to thanks everyone for this amazing course. I wish all the best for all of you guys! Grazie for all!

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Yana, Italy

I was surfing Italian sites and forums looking for an education in fashion and I found Italian E-Learning Fashion School by chance. I liked the presentation and then decided to apply for the first course.

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Elena, Spain

Distance learning is ideal for moms with children, who want to look beautiful and stylish, and to have professional knowledge. Plus you get the new profession and opportunity to earn money.

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Anna, USA

Everything was totally new, interesting and unusual for me. It’s great that education is long-distance, and you can choose the convenient time for lectures. Module assignments are set up in such a way as to stimulate a student to look for additional information to answer the questions properly.

High quality for low price

One of the advantages of the online education on this course is a low price. Our goal is to make high-quality professional fashion education available for everyone!

Get this course with the BIG discount!

From 14-10 till 21-10 get the premium version of this course with the 50% discount

From 22-10 the promo won’t be available anymore

Basic version — 419 EUR (all inclusive)

  • Video lessons
  • Access period to the course – 6 months
  • Partly payment — no

Standard version — 519 EUR (all inclusive)

  • Video lessons
  • Practical tasks during course
  • Answers of teachers to questions during studying
  • Evaluation of the home tasks and feedbacks by the teacher
  • Final project “Fashion Collection” and evaluation of it by the teacher
  • Electronic certificate
  • Access period to the course – 12 months
  • Partly payment — 3 months, 219 euro per month

Premium version — 619 EUR (all inclusive) – 309 EUR

For those who want best results

  • Video lessons
  • Practical tasks during course
  • Answers of teachers to questions during studying
  • Evaluation of the home tasks and feedbacks by the teacher
  • Final project “Fashion Collection” and evaluation of it by the teacher
  • Premium module “Choosing fashion concept for a clothing brand”
  • Original certificate
  • Free mailing of a certificate on your address
  • Unlimited access to the course
  • Seasonal color and fashion trend palette for men’s and women’s clothing
  • Fashion trend report for 1 year (fashion trends in clothing and accessories for men and women)
  • Partly payment3 months, 249 euro per month – 2 parts, 179 euro per month

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