Fashion Design

Fashion Design

The Program

This program introduces students to the disciplines and techniques of the fashion world. Through this project,
they learn the fundamentals of fashion illustration, cutting, tailoring, patterning, draping and graphic design,
in order to collaboratively develop a five pieces clothing collection, with a supporting portfolio. The end of the
project is celebrated by a fashion show before their peers and industry professionals.


  • 0. Groundwork

  • 1. Introducing the project

  • 2. Exploration of design elements

  • 3. Designing the group collection

  • 4. Planning and assigning of roles

  • 5. Prototyping

  • 6. Crafting the collection

  • 7. Participating to the end-of-year event

  • 8. Retrospection

  • 9. Preparing and presenting a local event

By the Numbers

1 mentors

9 coordinators university students or recent graduates

10 schools across Quebec

120 youth at risk focus of the project