5 Online Courses On Fashion You Can Take For Free

Sakshi Kore , 27 May 2020
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This year, to say the least, has been a major rollercoaster ride. Now even though we’re approaching the end of lockdown 4.0, we’re not fully sure of getting back to our normal reality anytime soon. Staying at home all day can leave you feeling unproductive. It could also be the fact that you’ve been finally indulging in your hobbies a little too making things monotonous. But, here’s another fun activity you can add to your to-do-lists if you’re interested in growing your knowledge one fashion. You can enrol in online courses and broaden your horizon.

Learning the basics of fashion design, fashion history, sustainability and more, there is so much that these online courses have to offer. Normally, we probably wouldn’t have the time to indulge in extracurricular activities or learn a new subject. But, now that we have the time, why not dive right into it, right? What’s more, these courses are absolutely free of cost. However, certification or any additional benefits are chargeable. But leaving that aside, these classes cover a whole bunch of fun and interesting topics. For beginners to intermediates and lovers of all things fashion, these online courses are definitely worth a look at!

Scroll ahead for a list of 5 fashion courses you could enrol yourself in:

1. Fashion Style Icons and Design History

If your interest lies in studying the evolution of the fashion industry, this is the course for you. It covers fashion biographies of fashion icons, the various elements of their style that made them trend-setters, and how modern fashion draws its inspiration from the past. It is an extensive study which goes way back to the 15th century.

You can get more details about the course here.

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Teen Girl Learning With Tutor Online by insta_photos | www.shutterstock.com

2. Fashion As Design

This course will help you understand the nuances and all the elements of fashion design ranging from couture to everyday clothing. Furthermore, the course also gives importance to the history of fashion and sheds light on how political and economical scenarios play an important role with regard to trends. This exhaustive course will also help in understanding the various factors involved in the industry like labour, sustainable practices and more.

You can get more details about the course here.

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Colleagues Working Distantly by fizkes | www.shutterstock.com

3. Fashion’s Future: The Sustainable Development Goals

The subject of sustainable fashion gets crucial with each passing day. If you wish to deep dive into the why’s and how’s of production, ethical trade, global fashion supply chains, labour working conditions and the environmental impacts, this course is for you. It is offered by Fashion Revolution, a non-profit, global campaign which is represented by the Fashion Revolution Foundation and Fashion Revolution CIC. 

You can get more details about the course here.

Fashion's Future: The Sustainable Development Goals | (Source: www.futurelearn.com)
Fashion’s Future: The Sustainable Development Goals | (Source: www.futurelearn.com)

4. Creating a Professional Blog

Are you someone with a knack for writing? Have you any troubles with setting up a professional blog to share your skills with the world? Do give this course a try for a variety of topics related to professional blogging like building a business, showcasing your talent and connecting globally. What’s more, you will have an understanding of how to use WordPress which will save you tons of time and money!

You can get more details about the course here.

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Creative Home Work Space by Creative Lab | www.shutterstock.com

5. Innovation: The Fashion Industry

The fashion industry demands innovation at a rapid pace. This course gives an insight into the various innovative strategies of clothing, marketing, development of a clothing item and more. It studies the brand Marks & Spencer as an example for their continuing effort to bring to their consumers better products with better fabrics and design.

You can get more details about the course here.

Innovation: The Fashion Industry | (Source: www.futurelearn.com)
Innovation: The Fashion Industry | (Source: www.futurelearn.com)

Will you be signing up for any of these courses? Let us know in the comments below!

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