Top Fashion Design Michael Kors Outlet Schools in America

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The world's top fashion designers hail from all over the globe, with endlessly varied backgrounds and training, some who apprenticed with the best in the Michael Kors Outlet store industry, and others who were self-taught. Talent can spring from anywhere, but as any successful designer will tell you, success is often just as much about your level of exposure and industry contacts as your portfolio. The U.S. is home to several fashion schools known for breeding excellence through training, as well as fostering a strong alumni network to facilitate their graduates' success on the runway.Other People Are ReadingTop Fashion Design Schools in U.S.Top Ten Fashion Schools in AmericaPrint this article Parsons The New School for DesignParsons The New School has been providing an unparalleled design education since 1896, when it was known as the Chase School. While the Greenwich Village institution has gained popularity in recent years as a home base for the show "Project Runway" and for its former chair of fashion design, Tim Gunn, Parsons has been turning out industry revolutionaries for years. Isaac Mizrahi, Anna Sui, Joel Schumacher and Marc Jacobs are among the distinguished alumni.The David M. Schwartz Fashion Education Center, equipped with top of the line technology suites, is purposefully located right in New York City's garment district. Students are not only afforded the opportunity to work with the best tenured and adjunct fashion professors in the country, but well-known professional designers are brought in as guest lecturers and judges for the school's famous Fusion Fashion Show.Parsons The New School for Design66 Fifth Ave.New York, NY 10011(212) 229-8900parsons.eduFashion Institute of Techology (FIT)Also located in New York City is the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), a state-run school that offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the Chelsea district of Manhattan. Though the tuition is commensurate with that of other state schools, FIT has a rigorous applicant screening process and there is heavy competition for entrance into one of the 17 degree programs.FIT prides itself on top-notch career services, providing graduates and upcoming graduates with industry internships and job placement. A highly attended fashion show is held each spring for those about to receive degrees, leading to many paid positions post-graduation. Alumni include Michael Kors, Nina Garcia and Carolina Herrera, as well as a number of "Project Runway" contestants like Chloe Dahl and Daniel Vosovic.Fashion Institute of Technology227 W. 27th St.New York, NY 10001-5992(212) 217-7999fitnyc.eduFashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM)FIDM is a West Coast addition to the list, with campuses in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and Orange County. The curriculum is based on keeping up with the ever-changing trends of the fashion industry, as well as giving students a foundation in the history of the craft. FIDM provides students with access to the most current technology and professors with real-world fashion experience, as well as post-graduate connections in the professional world.Also home to the Los Angeles season of "Project Runway," alumni include Pamela Skaist-Levy (co-founder of Juicy Couture), Nick Verreos and Leanne Marshall. Though founded in 1969, FIDM has recently come into the spotlight as a number of graduates have gained prominence on the runway Michael Kors Outlet.Los Angeles Campus919 S. Grand Ave.Los Angeles, CA 90015-1421(800) 624-1200Orange County Campus17590 Gillette Ave.Irvine,