Brands like Aerie and VS Pink relied on in-person student events and campus ambassadors to drive sales. Can they replicate that success online?
BoF’s selection of the world’s best fashion schools employs a new approach which does away with numerical rankings and focuses instead on helping students assess which programmes will best prepare them for their chosen career in fashion.
BoF’s Global Fashion School Rankings 2017 shows a handful of top schools are leagues ahead of the rest on graduate employability.
Central Saint Martins and The Royal College of Art have emerged as the top schools in BoF’s first Global Fashion School Rankings. But our survey also reveals widespread dissatisfaction amongst the more than 4,000 students and alumni who participated in our survey. Is fashion education selling a false dream?
Schools must offer opportunities for practical work experience in the real fashion world to adequately prepare their students for today’s fast-changing fashion market.
American fashion schools are producing more than 2,200 fashion design graduates every year, yet only 23,100 Americans are currently employed as designers. Which schools give their students the best shot at success?
In BoF’s global survey of fashion education, thousands of fashion students and alumni ranked the quality of their schools’ business education as a key weakness.