Overview

LIM College’s Summer Fashion Lab is a comprehensive pre-college program that offers high school and college students the opportunity to study fashion at the college level, experience New York City, and test drive a college exclusively devoted to the business of fashion. 

Students have a variety of credit and non-credit courses to choose from as well as the opportunity to live in LIM’s residence hall. 

The 2018 Summer Fashion Lab program runs Monday through Friday for four successive weeks from June 25 through July 27 with a selection of credit and non-credit courses. Find out which classes are best for you.

CREDIT-COURSES: Open to high school students entering the 11th or 12th grade in the fall of 2017 or non-LIM college students between the ages of 17-23. Students will earn 1 elective college credit of a 100 level. Offering 1-week, 1-credit courses July 9-July 27 Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

WEEK II: JULY 09– JULY 13

  • Foundations of FashionStyling
  • Fashion Media: Making a Magazine
  • Merchandising & Product Development

WEEK III: JULY 16 – JULY 20

  • Foundations of Fashion Styling
  • Digital Trend Forecasting New!
  • Fashion Buying & Retailing

WEEK IV: JULY 23 - JULY 27

  • Fashion Buying & Retailing
  • Global Fashion Marketing
  • Fashion Merchandising & Product Development

NON-CREDIT COURSES: Open to high school students ages 14-18, recent high school graduates and international students. These non-credit courses are structured as four, one-week sessions with morning and afternoon classes in each week. Non-Credit Courses are each 15 hours over 1 week. We offer Morning & Afternoon courses.

Morning classes from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Afternoon classes from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

WEEK I: JUNE 25 - JUNE 29

Morning

  • Behind the Scenes: Fashion Field Trip
  • Fashion Merchandising 101
  • The Stylist's Role

Afternoon

  • Introduction to Fashion Buying
  • Introduction to Fashion PR
  • Inside the Fashion Business

WEEK II: JULY 09 - JULY 13

Morning

  • Behind the Scenes: Fashion Field Trip
  • Backstage Pass: Publicity and Event Planning 
  • Fashion Marketing
  • The Business of Beauty

Afternoon

  • Fashion Illustration & Design
  • Fashion in Publications
  • Visual Merchandising & Display
  • The Stylist's Role

WEEK III: JULY 16 - JULY 20

Morning

  • Behind the Scenes: Fashion Field Trip
  • Career Development & Personal Branding
  • Fashion MarketingThe Stylist's Role
  • Introduction to Fashion Buying

Afternoon

  • Red Carpet Ready!
  • Fashion Forecasting
  • Street Style
  • Social Media & Mobile Marketing
  • The Stylist's Role

WEEK IV: JULY 23 – JULY 27

Morning

  • Behind the Scenes: Fashion Field Trip
  • Fashion Merchandising 101
  • Introduction to Fashion PR
  • Fashion Photography

Afternoon

  • Fashion Blogger Bootcamp
  • Fashion In Publications
  • Inside the Fashion Business
  • The Stylist's Role

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