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Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor TBC FAS HPL - Grade H
  • Course Code C23FACC01C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Discover the vibrant world of fashion through our short course, 'Diversity in Fashion.' Delve into cultural influences, historical perspectives, and the representation of diverse body types in the fashion industry. Uncover the richness of global fashion traditions, emphasising cultural sensitivity and awareness. Explore the role of emerging designers in promoting diversity, sustainable practices, and ethical fashion. Foster personal expression by celebrating individual styles and fashion narratives. Conclude with an insightful industry panel featuring guest speakers from diverse backgrounds. Join us for a transformative journey, gaining a deeper understanding of the integral role diversity plays in shaping the dynamic landscape of contemporary fashion

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Cultural Competence: Develop an understanding of cultural influences on fashion, fostering cultural competence and sensitivity within the fashion industry, and promoting respectful representation of diverse backgrounds.
  • Inclusive Design Practices: Acquire skills in designing fashion that caters to a diverse range of body types, abilities, and cultural perspectives, promoting inclusivity and breaking down traditional norms in the industry.
  • Awareness of Global Traditions: Gain insights into global fashion traditions, appreciating and respecting the diversity of traditional garments and styles worldwide, while being mindful of cultural appropriation and promoting cultural exchange.
  • Industry Diversity Integration: Explore the contributions of emerging designers promoting diversity, sustainable practices, and ethical fashion. Learn how to integrate diversity and inclusion into the fashion industry, promoting a more equitable business.

Cost

  • Full fee
    £100
  • Concession fee
    £75
  • Class format and activities

    Online Format: Engaging lectures and interactive discussions. Activities: Cultural sensitivity workshops, body-positive fashion design exercises, analysis of diverse fashion campaigns, and collaborative projects exploring global fashion traditions. Students create a personal diversity-focused fashion project, applying concepts learned in the course.

    Entry requirements

    All levels welcome as this is an introductory course.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Excellent attendance and punctuality is required from all students. Students are generally expected to spend some time outside of class for completion of activities.

    What you need

    A computer with internet access in order to attend online.

    What you can do next

    Completion of this course, will allow you to progress onto the many fashion courses run by Morley college.