Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising


Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising or FIDM is a co-educational, specialized private college located in California dedicated to educating students for the Fashion, Entertainment, Interior Design, and Graphic Design industries. [ [http://www.fidm.edu FIDM: Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising: California Schools Colleges Degree Programs ] ]

FIDM offers a 2-year associate of arts degree, advanced study programs, and a bachelor of science degree program in business management. FIDM has over 6,500 full-time students and 1000 staff and faculty members.

FIDM has four campuses in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Orange County, California. It is accredited by The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

MAJORSTwo Year Specialized Programs (A.A. Degree)
Merchandise Marketing, Graphic Design, Merchandise Product Development, Beauty Industry Merchandising & Marketing, Apparel Manufacturing Management, Fashion Design, Visual Communication, Digital Media, Textile Design, Interior Design, Jewelry Design

Four Year Bachelor of Science Program (B.S. Degree)
Business Management

One Year Advanced Study Programs (A.A. Degree)
Interior Design, Theatre Costume Design, Film & Tv Costume Design, Fashion Design, Visual Communications, International Manufacturing & Product Development, Footwear Design

[ [http://www.fidm.com/academics/majors/index.html 16 Majors Preparing Students for Careers in Fashion, Interior, Graphics, & Entertainment : FIDM ] ]

Notable alumni

*Monique Lhuillier - Bridal Designer [ [http://www.fidm.com/academics/majors/fashion-design/alumni/monique-lihuillier/index.html Monique Lhuillier - FIDM Alumni In Focus ] ]
*Pamela Skaist-Levy - Co-founder of Juicy Couture [ [http://blogs.fidm.com/my_weblog/2007/10/index.html FIDM Magazine: ] ]
*Santino Rice - Fashion Designer, Project Runway 2 Finalist [ [http://www.bravotv.com/Project_Runway/season/2/bio/Santino_Rice Project Runway - Santino Rice's Bio is Available Online - Official Bravo TV Site ] ]
*Nick Verreos - Fashion Designer, Project Runway 2 Finalist [ [http://www.fidm.com/academics/majors/fashion-design/alumni/nick-verreos/index.html Nick Verreos : Alumni : Fashion Design : Associate of Arts : FIDM ] ]
*Kelly Arsenian - Fashion Designer, True Religion's stylish men's collection [ [http://www.fidm.com/academics/majors/fashion-design/alumni/kelly-arsenian/index.html Kelly Arsenian : Alumni : Fashion Design : Associate of Arts : FIDM ] ]
*Lauren Conrad - Fashion Designer/Reality Star from The Hills and [ [http://www.signonsandiego.com/entertainment/street/2008/04/the_hills_recap_spencer_moves_1.html Street ] ]
*Will.I.Am (William Adams) - Member of the Black Eyed Peas [ [http://blogs.fashionclub.com/my_weblog/fidm/index.html FashionClub.com Daily: FIDM ] ]
*Mona May - Costume Designer, Enchanted ,Clueless (film) [ [ [http://www.fidm.com/academics/majors/fashion-design/careers.html Careers After FIDM : Fashion Design : Associate of Arts : FIDM ] ]
*Kevin Hall - Fashion Designer, King of the Red Carpet
*Leanne Walsh - Fashion Designer, Project Runway 5 Finalist
*Kelli Martin - Fashion Designer, Project Runway 5 Finalist

Notable instructors

*Nick Verreos - Fashion Designer, Project Runway 2 Finalist
*Andrae Gonzalo - Fashion Designer, Project Runway 2 Finalist
*Sheri Allen Yengst-Entrepreneurship, Business School, Board of Directors Alpha Phi Foundation, Board of Directors NightStar Education.
*Beckee Gardner - World Renown Design Strategist and Philanthropist, Urban Outfitters Inspirational Motivator, Lifeguard

References

External links

* [http://www.fidm.edu/ Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising] - Official site


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