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LUXURY ACCESSORIES DESIGN & MANAGEMENT

The Contemporary Artisan: management expertise & style
Master's Degrees • Master's Courses
Postgraduate
MILANO
FIRENZE
LONDON

These full time postgraduate level courses are highly specialised programmes that support participants’ careers the fashion, luxury and creative industries. They are designed for those who have already acquired specific skills in the appropriate area at undergraduate level, or for industry professionals who wish to deepen their knowledge of a specific subject area in fashion.

MILANO

The luxury accessories industry has evolved from humble beginnings in producing functional add-ons, to the elevated status it has today: turning bags, shoes, belts and small leather goods into new iconic objects of desire. Accessories embellish fashion, and the fashion business recognises the embellishment, beauty and fame of accessories ‘Made in Italy’. Bridging creativity and business worlds, this course prepares specialised ‘sought after’ design and product management profiles. 

15 Feb 2021 - 24 Sep 2021
Italian · English
Enrollment Fee
€ 5,500
Fee EU
€ 26,200
Fee non EU
€ 28,600
11 Oct 2021 - 24 Jun 2022
Italian · English
Enrollment Fee
€ 5,500
Fee EU
€ 26,600
Fee non EU
€ 29,000
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STUDY UNITS · LONDON

This 9 months course in Milan or Florence School or 15 months course in London school is for participants that have previous undergraduate level study in the fields of fashion, design or similar, or proven work experience, wishing to extend their knowledge in accessories collection design, planning and management, with a focus on Italian craftsmanship and style admired and celebrated globally. Italian luxury brands and generations of highly skilled artisans and craftsmen work incessantly to uphold and support the ‘Made in Italy’ trademark, recognised worldwide for quality top-class manufacturing techniques. Participants explore how Italian manufacturing is exemplary in its identification and use of materials and manufacturing techniques, and learn how to successfully balance design and functionality with sophisticated aesthetics; organised visits to Italian companies also provide first-hand experience of design and accessories manufacturing. Participants learn how to design and put together collections tied to the concept of ‘decorative’ luxury. The research into the history of luxury accessories and the influence of the contemporary fashion panorama on style concepts and production techniques, as well as current issues in sustainability and the use of new materials. Industry projects in collaboration with companies explores real business heritage values and manufacturing techniques, and the inter-seasonal nature of accessory products, putting together a coordinated collection and diverse range of accessories that may include: bags, purses, shoes and small accessory items. Throughout the project they receive professional feedback and guidance from academics and industry professionals. Putting together a successful dissertation, work-experience and a personal accessories collection requires in fact a strategic mix of research, creativity, advanced design, and business project planning, this course provides the skills and knowledge to produce forward thinking design proposals for the high-end luxury market.  

  • The accessory product
  • The luxury market
  • Collection building and management
  • Visual communication and brand identity
  • Research methods
  • Manufacture ‘Made in Italy’
  • Materials for luxury accessories and product management
  • Fashion research
  • Fashion marketing
  • Business management
  • Accessories/handbags designer
  • Fashion illustrator
  • Product manager
  • Collection manager
  • Experimental Research & Crafting Techniques
  • Contextual and Cultural Studies
  • Design Concepts & Development
  • Research Methods
  • Industry Placement
  • Accessory Design Evolution
  • Dissertation
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Meroni Paolo
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FIRENZE

The luxury accessories industry has evolved from humble beginnings in producing functional add-ons, to the elevated status it has today: turning bags, shoes, belts and small leather goods into new iconic objects of desire. Accessories embellish fashion, and the fashion business recognises the embellishment, beauty and fame of accessories ‘Made in Italy’. Bridging creativity and business worlds, this course prepares specialised ‘sought after’ design and product management profiles. 

15 Feb 2021 - 24 Sep 2021
Italian · English
Enrollment Fee
€ 5,500
Fee EU
€ 26,200
Fee non EU
€ 28,200
11 Oct 2021 - 23 Jun 2022
Italian · English
Enrollment Fee
€ 5,500
Fee EU
€ 26,600
Fee non EU
€ 28,600
Virtual Open Day Firenze
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Istituto Marangoni Scholarship
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First Class Welcome Pack
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WATCH THE VIDEO
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LEARNING FOCUS
POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
STUDY UNITS · LONDON

This 9 months course in Milan or Florence School or 15 months course in London school is for participants that have previous undergraduate level study in the fields of fashion, design or similar, or proven work experience, wishing to extend their knowledge in accessories collection design, planning and management, with a focus on Italian craftsmanship and style admired and celebrated globally. Italian luxury brands and generations of highly skilled artisans and craftsmen work incessantly to uphold and support the ‘Made in Italy’ trademark, recognised worldwide for quality top-class manufacturing techniques. Participants explore how Italian manufacturing is exemplary in its identification and use of materials and manufacturing techniques, and learn how to successfully balance design and functionality with sophisticated aesthetics; organised visits to Italian companies also provide first-hand experience of design and accessories manufacturing. Participants learn how to design and put together collections tied to the concept of ‘decorative’ luxury. The research into the history of luxury accessories and the influence of the contemporary fashion panorama on style concepts and production techniques, as well as current issues in sustainability and the use of new materials. Industry projects in collaboration with companies explores real business heritage values and manufacturing techniques, and the inter-seasonal nature of accessory products, putting together a coordinated collection and diverse range of accessories that may include: bags, purses, shoes and small accessory items. Throughout the project they receive professional feedback and guidance from academics and industry professionals. Putting together a successful dissertation, work-experience and a personal accessories collection requires in fact a strategic mix of research, creativity, advanced design, and business project planning, this course provides the skills and knowledge to produce forward thinking design proposals for the high-end luxury market.  

  • The accessory product
  • The luxury market
  • Collection building and management
  • Visual communication and brand identity
  • Research methods
  • Manufacture ‘Made in Italy’
  • Materials for luxury accessories and product management
  • Fashion research
  • Fashion marketing
  • Business management
  • Accessories/handbags designer
  • Fashion illustrator
  • Product manager
  • Collection manager
  • Experimental Research & Crafting Techniques
  • Contextual and Cultural Studies
  • Design Concepts & Development
  • Research Methods
  • Industry Placement
  • Accessory Design Evolution
  • Dissertation
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LONDON

The luxury accessories industry has evolved from humble beginnings in producing functional add-ons, to the elevated status it has today: turning bags, shoes, belts and small leather goods into new iconic objects of desire. Accessories embellish fashion, and the fashion business recognises the embellishment, beauty and fame of accessories ‘Made in Italy’. Bridging creativity and business worlds, this course prepares specialised ‘sought after’ design and product management profiles. 

04 Feb 2021 - 29 Apr 2022
English
Enrollment Fee
£ 4,400
Fee EU
£ 20,100
Fee non EU
£ 22,400
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Participants who successfully complete the programmes taught in English in Paris and London will be awarded with a Master’s Degree by (Manchester Metropolitan University-UK; Master’s Degrees include a 12-week work placement. Participants obtain 180 credits upon successful completion of the MA course. All candidates should meet specific entry requirements (please check www2.mmu.ac.uk/international/ for international equivalents).


11 Oct 2021 - 14 Jan 2023
English
Enrollment Fee
£ 4,400
UK Nationals or UK Domicile fees
£ 17,700
International fees
£ 23,700


·UK passport holders or UK domicile fees (EU Settlement scheme, indefinite to remain, dependant visas)
·International fees (For everyone else who requires a visa to study in London)

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Participants who successfully complete the programmes taught in English in Paris and London will be awarded with a Master’s Degree by (Manchester Metropolitan University-UK; Master’s Degrees include a 12-week work placement. Participants obtain 180 credits upon successful completion of the MA course. All candidates should meet specific entry requirements (please check www2.mmu.ac.uk/international/ for international equivalents).


Istituto Marangoni Scholarship
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LEARNING FOCUS
POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
STUDY UNITS · LONDON

This 9 months course in Milan or Florence School or 15 months course in London school is for participants that have previous undergraduate level study in the fields of fashion, design or similar, or proven work experience, wishing to extend their knowledge in accessories collection design, planning and management, with a focus on Italian craftsmanship and style admired and celebrated globally. Italian luxury brands and generations of highly skilled artisans and craftsmen work incessantly to uphold and support the ‘Made in Italy’ trademark, recognised worldwide for quality top-class manufacturing techniques. Participants explore how Italian manufacturing is exemplary in its identification and use of materials and manufacturing techniques, and learn how to successfully balance design and functionality with sophisticated aesthetics; organised visits to Italian companies also provide first-hand experience of design and accessories manufacturing. Participants learn how to design and put together collections tied to the concept of ‘decorative’ luxury. The research into the history of luxury accessories and the influence of the contemporary fashion panorama on style concepts and production techniques, as well as current issues in sustainability and the use of new materials. Industry projects in collaboration with companies explores real business heritage values and manufacturing techniques, and the inter-seasonal nature of accessory products, putting together a coordinated collection and diverse range of accessories that may include: bags, purses, shoes and small accessory items. Throughout the project they receive professional feedback and guidance from academics and industry professionals. Putting together a successful dissertation, work-experience and a personal accessories collection requires in fact a strategic mix of research, creativity, advanced design, and business project planning, this course provides the skills and knowledge to produce forward thinking design proposals for the high-end luxury market.  

  • The accessory product
  • The luxury market
  • Collection building and management
  • Visual communication and brand identity
  • Research methods
  • Manufacture ‘Made in Italy’
  • Materials for luxury accessories and product management
  • Fashion research
  • Fashion marketing
  • Business management
  • Accessories/handbags designer
  • Fashion illustrator
  • Product manager
  • Collection manager
  • Experimental Research & Crafting Techniques
  • Contextual and Cultural Studies
  • Design Concepts & Development
  • Research Methods
  • Industry Placement
  • Accessory Design Evolution
  • Dissertation
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