Parsons School of Design, The New School

Fashion Systems

This course is part of Transforming the Fashion Business Specialization

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Keanan Duffty

Instructor: Keanan Duffty

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11 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • How to integrate systems thinking to advance fashion business models

  • Ability to articulate the predominant design techniques within the fashion system

  • How to develop a holistic product lifecycle

  • Ways to engage in community outreach, media relations, and brand partnerships to better serve underrepresented customer groups

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you will learn about the long-standing factors that impact the existing fashion system, including consumption, inclusion, and labor. We’ll look at the "slow fashion" movement and its impacts on resource flows, workers, communities, and ecosystems.

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11 videos4 readings2 quizzes2 discussion prompts

In this module, you will learn how to take a more conscious approach to fashion products and services. This approach places the human at the center of all design decisions by focusing on social engagement and designing for underserved communities.

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9 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this module, you'll learn about the creation of a more holistic fashion system, one that considers core values, and why they matter in relating brand story through actions, behaviors, and the decision-making process.

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9 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this module, we’ll discuss environmental responsibility in the design process and how it affects raw materials sourcing, manufacturing, a product’s "end of life," as well as sustainable practices for the recycling and reuse of garments and textiles.

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9 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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Keanan Duffty
Parsons School of Design, The New School
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