Innovative teaching style

Our teaching style is unique to America: We teach pattern design and fashion design separately to fulfill the Fashion Industry’s demand for highly specialized professionals.

Experiencing the Industry

Our Corporate Work Study Scholarship Program provides a unique combination of financial support, work experience (group of 5 motivated students who rotate their internship 1 day per week), individual mentoring, including hands-on experience, and specialized coursework to learn industrial techniques and students’ professional skills in the Fashion Industry.

“Debut” in the Industry

At the end of each degree program, Fashion Design and Pattern Design students join together to create the “Cell Manufacturing” and prepare a professional fashion show.

For Professional Designers and Pattern Designers

Our school is also the solution for the graduates and professionals who are dissatisfied with their education or feel the need to broaden their knowledge and refine their techniques and skills in order to set them apart in the competitive American and worldwide fashion industry.

Join the “Venture Group™”and become owner of your business

A “Venture Group”, consisting of Professionals from different fields of our Community and interested in investing in promising talent, offers our highly gifted Graduate students the opportunity to start their own business.

Become a member of the “Couture Guild International”

The Couture Guild International: Research, Support and Recognition Center.

The Couture Guild International is a Web based portal linking the design community and exposing their work to the General Public. It provides information to and about designers and their work, offering its members the opportunity to interact and share valuable resources.

What makes us unique

  • The only French Haute Couture Academy in the US.
  • The only school in the US, offering an AA and a BA in Pattern Design (Fashion Design and Pattern Design are taught separately like in Europe).
  • The only school offering 1/3 of its curricula in TRENDS, to learn how to recognize them, know their cycles and predict them. 
  • Our graduates are specialized in their academic fields to respond to the Fashion Industry need for expert professionals.
  • We are located in the Flynt Building in Beverly Hills, near the LACMA Museum and the inspiring Beverly Hills fashion district.
  • All our Degree and Certificate programs are ending with a fashion show and a Gala.

A Faculty combining tradition and business mind

  • Educated in the French Couture tradition.
  • Experts in business through their successful careers in the US.
  • Using individualized student centered teaching techniques in small classes. (an average of 10 students per class).
  • Focused to prepare the future graduates to become international professionals and take advantage of the European creativity, the American business mind and the Asian productivity.

Our graduates possess 3 keys to achieve 3 goals 

  • Get Hired: A solid Portfolio, with marketable creations, reflecting the latest trends to present to a future employer.
  • Perform Immediately: Confidence and vision combined with competence, advanced skills and techniques necessary to perform immediately in the fashion world without going through a costly training for the employer.
  • Life Career: An extensive knowledge of trends to predict and design future collections, season after season and achieve a successful life career in the industry.