Maroquinerie - Summer School 2022

-- French Fashion and Accessories -- [SUMMER SCHOOL 2022]

Pré-requis :

Formation courte , 8 days - 56 hours


Training Objectives

  • Immerse yourself in what makes French Haute Couture unique
  • Take a guided retail tour of the most luxury street of Paris
  • Get into the world of fabrics and technics of the fashion and textile industry
  • Learn about new trends and visit the latest concept stores in Paris
  • Experience the product and design your own pieces of leathering and knitting

8 days - 56 hours
Paris - Porte de Champerret
Summer School / Full-Time

Full time on site

Company funding, Personal funding

Tuition fees



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Nathalie Gaultier-Joseph

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Target audience :

All audiences.

Prerequisites & Enrolment details :

No specific prerequisites for this course.

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5 days about Fashion

French Haute Couture, Le Chic à la française

  • Plunge into the fantastic world of French fashion synonymous of revolution, freedom and elegance
  • Discover the famous French Designers by period from the 1960s till now, who revolutionized the Haute Couture with a name, a story and a style
  • Visit, guided by our trainer, the Luxury Parisian rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, the place to see the most luxury shops of Paris

Fabric, from yarn to garment and green issue

  • Know about the main textile families
  • Identify and differentiate simple and visual weaves
  • Identify and differentiate complex weaves
  • Learn about knitwear and hosiery, the other side of textile

Textile finishing, a necessary step towards quality

  • Learn about color dyeing, dyeing is a staple of the season
  • Learn about eco-green dyes with a comeback of natural and vegetable dyes
  • Understand how virtual 3D conception make an impact on productivity and help reduce polluting effects of the textile industry.
  • See how to stand out with classic, modern, ethnic patterns
  • Observe various technics for coating, material effects, waterproofing
  • Discover embroidery and other applications of pearls, sequins, feathers, braids ... A craftsmanship synonymous with luxury and extravagance used with the most beautiful haute couture creations

Paris Retail Fashion Tour and Trends

  • Learn how fashion trends are set
  • Analyze how commercial sociology guides our purchasing impulses in fashion since the 1960s.
  • Know about the main French trend setters, agencies in Paris and the impact of digital, fast fashion, new trendsetters ...
  • Visit a concept store and meet the designers.
  • Visit a trend catching agency


3 days about Accessories

Workshop - Create your own knitting fabric accessory

  • Get into a bit of history of knitting
  • Visit our knitting workshop and observe how operate our different knitting machines
  • Compare a rectilinear knitting and a circular knitting
  • Create your own knitting fabric accessory

An insight into the world of leather

  • Classify the different types of leather and their quality
  • Recognize the main species of skins used in leathering
  • Memorize how leather is produced
  • Learn

Workshop - Create your own leather card holder

  • Cut and prepare your piece of leather to be used
  • Overcut the item on a digital cutting table
  • Finish the edges (dyeing)
  • Assemble the volume setting with press stud crimping

  • Courses, conference
  • Retail tour and store visits in Paris
  • Learning by doing with individual and collective workshops
  • Our trainers are all French, experienced professionals in fashion, textile and accessories, fluent in English and have been running training courses for young adults and professional at la Fabrique for many years.

  • Teaching rooms,
  • workshops,
  • fabrics,
  • machines and tools

Production of small crafted pieces

Accessibility for people with disabilities


As part of its Equity and Inclusion policy, and in accordance with the provisions of law n°2005-102 of 11 February 2005 for equal rights and opportunities, participation and citizenship for people with disabilities, LA FABRIQUE undertakes to comply with accessibility standards for people with disabilities and to offer adapted training arrangements.

Contact Disability Liaison Officer :
Mrs. Sophie Lathuillière -

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