Gain a foundational-level understanding of fashion trend theories; begin to effectively anticipate, understand, and utilize basic terminology used to describe fashion, garments and textiles; and explain the process of apparel production from concept.
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Stand Out with the Fashion Promotion Concentration
The Fashion Promotion concentration of the Fashion Merchandising program is geared toward our students interested in careers in fashion public relations or advertising, event production, ecommerce, and online promotion. The concentration enhances and augments your educational experience with hands-on exposure to the industry, giving you a competitive edge when you enter the field.
Gain Skills That Will Increase Your Impact In The Fashion Industry
Recognize proper design and function of websites including, marketing, customer service, and order fulfillment. Explain benefits of search engine optimization, user experience, affiliate and email marketing, and digital advertising.
Learn the ability to develop trend concept boards for visual presentation in order to convey inspiration, color, fabrics, styling, and key items.
Understand theory and practice components for forecasting fashion and use professional case studies to demonstrate each technique and concept. Learn the mechanics and functions of trends and responsibilities of the Fashion Forecaster.
Examine elements of social media with a focus on the fashion industry. Study the impact of social media on the fashion business, emerging trends, influencers, and best practices.
Develop a clear understanding of the impact of brands and licenses on media, advertising, and fashion in today’s digital age. Be able to differentiate between perception, process, and practice in the development of new brands.
The Value of a Marist Education
At Marist, we pride ourselves on our dedication to providing our students with a well-rounded liberal arts education that prepares them for practical experience and profound success in their field. But don't just take our word for it - the numbers speak for themselves.