BUSI 3101 / FDES 3301 Trends Forecasting for the Fashion Industry
Discipline(s): Fashion Industry & Merchandising
Available: spring semester 2023
Instructor: Chiara Ioele, Enrica Guidato
Course Type: Fine Arts
Students will study demographic, economic, social and historical forces and learn how to translate them into fashion forecasts. The course will analyze the basic principles of current trends, fashion fairs, and textile districts. Particular attention will be given to the Italian Apparel Industry, understanding its textile traditions and the most current clothing trends. Visits to forecasting bookstores, exhibitions, and fashion studios will be part of the learning process.