4 Online Fashion Courses You Should Participate in this Month

4 Online Fashion Courses You Should Participate in this Month

If the global pandemic has taught us one thing, its that we are quick to adapt to whatever situation life throws at us. Were not saying it has been easy to ditch the physical workspace and school environment for our home offices or bedrooms, but we are all trying to make it work one way or another. We have grown so used to what we have now come to realize are luxuries: the ability to go wherever we want whenever we want; the possibility to participate in courses and workshops, locally or abroad, in group settings or one-to-one situations; the freedom to see our friends and families and engage in whatever activity takes our fancy. Now that we are temporarily unable to enjoy these freedoms, we are learning to become more grateful of what we do have and what we can do, and the internet plays a major role in this.

Since the beginning of lockdown, the internet has not only enabled people to keep working and studying, it has also established itself as the main method of communal, virtual hangouts via Zoom and a rich source of entertainment and inspiration. So, while you may not be able to attend your usual jewelry-making workshops and fashion photography courses with your friends and colleagues, you have the possibility to carry on or find new platforms for the same things online. If youre currently itching to add to your skill set so you can come back twice as strong and knowledgeable post Covid-19, check out the 4 best online fashion courses to participate in this month.

Virtual Fashion Fridays: The State of Digital Fashion, May 14th

Created by Mollie a reliable online payment system designed following the motto, Everyone has the right to grow big the Fashion Fridays networking events have been happening regularly since 2019. What was once a real-life mingling affair complete with drinks and snacks, has now turned into a virtual destination.

The first in the series of virtual events will actually happen this Thursday, but were still going with the Fashion Friday title. The first online edition is titled, Virtual Fashion Fridays: The State of Digital Fashion, and aims to give aspiring fashion brands and entrepreneurs the tips and tricks needed for their digital fashion stores. Furthermore, it will be discussed how digital-only fashion is a viable business model for fashion brands as digital innovation becomes and essential part of our lives, especially today.

Online Lecture – Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse, May 21st

Join The National Arts Club for an online Q&A with Patricia Mears, Deputy Director of Museum at FIT. This conversation focuses on the museum's recent exhibition Ballerina: Fashions Modern Muse, moderated by NAC Member David Zyla.

Patricia Mears has worked as a fashion curator for 30 years. She began her career as the assistant curator of costume at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. For the past 15 years, Mears has been the deputy director of The Museum at FIT. In addition to organizing nearly two dozen exhibitions, writing numerous books, and essays, Mears has worked as a freelance curator and advisor for museums in the United States, Europe, and Japan.

Please help the NAC support artists. By making a donation with your registration, you contribute directly to the NAC Artist Fellows program, helping to further the careers of up-and-coming artists.

This program will be hosted via Zoom. You will receive additional details upon registration.

Apparel Textile Sourcing Virtual Trade Show 2020, May 25th

Industries across all sectors have been devastatingly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, and the apparel and textile industry is no exception. With shops forced to close their doors and strict travel restrictions in place, it is becoming increasingly harder for this sector to move forward. One of the biggest events fashion entrepreneurs look forward to each year, namely the Apparel Textile Sourcing Trade Show, has been cancelled, just like many other major events in the sector.

The organizers behind Apparel Textile Sourcing understand just how vital these networking events are for industry players and, as such, have decided to move forward with the event in a virtual setting. Apparel Textile Sourcing is excited to open up the doors of trade - introducing our Premier Virtual Trade Show. This Beta Test event, will debut May 25-29, 2020. Apparel Textile Sourcing Trade Shows are built on the 2M+ member B2B platforms of TopTenWholesale.com and Manufacturer.com, connecting buyers and sellers for more than 15 years online. The May 25-29 Virtual Event will connect buyers, sourcing pro's, designers, retailers and distributors to international apparel & textile manufacturers' and their Virtual Trade Show Booths.

·         Apparel

·         Textiles

·         Home Textiles

·         Fashion Accessories

While there's no replacing the touch of fabric and connecting in person, Apparel Textile Sourcing will bring you the next best thing. When you can't be there in person, attend virtually and for free.

Online Lecture: The Fashion of Queen Alexander, May 28th

Join The National Arts Club for an online Q&A with fashion historian and lecturer Dr. Kate Strasdin, moderated by NAC Member David Zyla. This conversation focuses on Dr. Strasdin's research on the fashion of Queen Alexandra.

Dr. Kate Strasdin is Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies at Falmouth University and a Specialist Visiting Lecturer at the DeTao Masters Academy in Shanghai. She is an accredited lecturer for the Arts Society and honorary Deputy Curator of the Totnes Fashion and Textile Museum. Her first book, Inside the Royal Wardrobe: A Dress History of Queen Alexandra, explored the life through dress of Queen Alexandra. She is currently working on her second book revealing the secrets of a mid-19th century dress diary.

This program will be hosted via Zoom. You will receive additional details upon registration.

All comments

  1. Egbo Ibukunoluwa

    I wish to participate in these trainings. Please, how can I register ? Thanks in anticipation of your help

  2. Kamaldeep Sandhu

    How can i register for the above.

  3. NOMSA ONICA OGU

    WILL APPRECIATE IF YOU ADD ME ON ZOOM TO PARTICIPATE ON THESE DATES OF THE LECTURES. BEST REGRADS, NOMSA ONICA OGU

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