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The Fashion System 101

BoF Masterclass

BoF’s Imran Amed maps the fashion system from top to bottom. From design studios to the department store floor, this course provides an insider's view of how value is created and consumed in today's fashion industry - and where you can contribute.

About this course:

Fashion is one of the most exciting industries in the world — especially today, as technology, globalisation and shifting consumer values radically reshape the playing field. But the fashion industry can also be highly complex, opaque and intimidating. In this course, Imran Amed breaks down the functioning of today's "fashion system" from end to end, offering a highly unique 'helicopter view' of this multi-trillion dollar global business at a time of great change and outlining some of the most exciting opportunities for fashion professionals to make their mark.
  • Learn about the range of areas that are vital to keep a fashion business working
  • Understand the breadth of roles available in fashion, and the skillsets necessary for each
  • Discover how the fashion industry is changing as it is disrupted by digital and technological developments

About Imran Amed:

Imran Amed is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Business of Fashion. Bringing a unique understanding of the creative and commercial sides of fashion, he has emerged as one of the global fashion industry’s leading writers, thinkers and commentators.

What you will get out of it:

The foundation for any future career. Gain a thorough introduction to the fashion business from Imran Amed and other top talent in the industry, and understand where you may fit. Get exclusive advice on how to break in from those who have done it themselves.

Who should take this course?

Always wanted to work in fashion but don’t know where to start? Already in fashion but want a more holistic view of the industry? Thinking of starting your own fashion business? Use this course to find out everything you need to know and to make more informed decisions about pursuing your fashion career.