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HS Accessories Design Course Descriptions

Are you passionate about bags? Belts? What about shoes? Learn about styling, design, product development, leather, accessories, and patternmaking careers—the hottest markets in the fashion industry.

Please note: Not all courses are offered each semester


HLD 030 Constructing Handbags and Tech Accessories 
Learn how to design and create your own one-of-a-kind bags.  Projects include a tote bag, laptop/notebook case, and a cross body/messenger bag.  Learn how to sew on an industrial machine, utilize tools used in the accessory industry, shop the NYC fashion district to choose your materials and hardware and create three bags that are truly your own designs. You'll also learn basic sketching and presentation techniques required for your portfolio. Gallery    See more here...

HLD 031 Sneaker and Performance Footwear Design
What is the difference between sneakers and trainers? This class will walk you through the differences as you learn professional guidelines in developing sketches for your own footwear design. Learn the language of footwear and how to combine looks and performance, or evolve your fashion sneaker designs. You'll also learn basic sketching and presentation techniques required for your portfolio. Whether you're a collector, an athlete, or both, this course will walk you through influences and trends in footwear design specific to this ever-growing market.    See more about sneaker obsessions here...

 

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