THIS COURSE TAKES PLACE AT NYU-LONDON: Taught at the London College of Fashion, this NYU course will provide students with significant knowledge of the contemporary fashion industry in the United Kingdom as well as the UK’s position in the global fashion arena. The course addresses the structure of retail covering all levels of the market: designer, luxury, ready-to-wear and mass-market. Students will learn about colour, fabrics and the language of buying. They will be introduced to the major roles and responsibilities of a product team and will be taught how trend forecasters predict the future. Students will learn about Range-Planning, Product Development, Buying, Design, Strategy, Marketing, Promotion, Costing and Sourcing. The course ends with an overview of fashion futures – showing the growing significance of technology, sustainability and innovation.