Fashion Institute of Technology is hosting a virtual session on their International Buying and Marketing study abroad program in the United Kingdom.
This program takes place in three European cities over a three week period in May/June each summer. The program offers a rare opportunity to view the fashion and retail industries from the inside; allowing students to take tours of retail stores before they open for the day, or to tour a product development or fashion forecasting office to meet with executives who will explain what they do. The course is a mix of industry, cultural, and fashion visits. You will have the opportunity to visit fashion exhibits and museums, trade shows, learn from buyers and visual merchandisers, peer over the shoulders of artisans in their workshops to see how textiles or leather products are made. Students will also have time to shop the trendy retail areas and markets that US and European product developers visit for inspiration and samples. Students will have free time to try local cuisine, go shopping, and visit local cultural sights and landmarks. Students will learn to navigate the city using local transportation and tour guides to develop familiarity with each city. This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for fashion merchandising students.
Tuesday, November 24 at 1:00pm to 2:00pmVirtual Event