Introduction to Accessory Design: Shoes, Bags and Belts

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Accessory Design: Shoes, Bags and Belts

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Fashion, Fashion Design

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This course is an introduction to accessory design. Students will be exposed to a variety of design materials. Emphasis will be placed on three-dimensional sketching and on creative detail design for footwear, handbags (including embellished evening bags), small leather goods, gloves, and belts. The course includes a historical overview of personal accessories from ancient Egypt to the present. This class includes experiential learning with CEMI.

    This course features an Experiential Learning Project at FLY. Garments produced will permanently remain at FLY for placement in window displays, photoshoots and other special installations throughout the seasons.

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