Moore’s Fashion Design graduates are expressing their creativity on and off the runway, using all the practical, creative and business skills they learn during their time here. Considered one of the best in the U.S. by College Magazine, our program is fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology and bolstered by our close ties to prestigious designers in NYC and Philadelphia. Tickets to sold-out annual fashion shows, anyone?

“I was never considered to be the stylish or the most fashion-forward person in my family, but I took art every year for five years, and working with textiles sparked something in me, prompting me to research fashion design.”

 

Julianna Almandoz '23
Fashion Design

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Rule the runway!

If you’re interested in fashion design and ready to get creative on the runway, there’s no better place to be than Moore College of Art & Design. Our Fashion Design BFA program, considered one of the best in the U.S. by College Magazine, will prepare you for a career in this dynamic industry.

S/S 2022 Fashion Show

Thirteen graduating seniors in Moore’s Fashion Design program presented their final collections at the 2022 Fashion Show on Friday May 13. The evening marked the triumphant return of the Fashion Show to the Annenberg Court at The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, the first in-person show since 2019. With 13 one-of-a-kind collections, it was a night to remember!

Fashion Design Core Curriculum

  • Foundation Design I & II
  • Foundation Drawing I & II
  • Visual Thinking
  • Color Theory
  • Introduction to Fashion Design
  • Writing Workshop I & II
  • Art History I & II

  • Fundamentals of Sewing
  • Introduction to Apparel Textiles
  • Fashion Illustration I & II
  • Design Sustainability
  • Apparel Modeling
  • Apparel Technology
  • Modern & Contemporary Art History Course
  • Non-Western Art History
  • Interpreting History
  • Cultural Collisions and Transformations
  • Studio Electives

  • Apparel Design Studio
  • Apparel Drafting
  • Fiber and Textile Design
  • Production Apparel Design
  • Professional Development
  • Liberal Arts Electives
  • Studio Electives

  • Senior Thesis I & II
  • Business of Fashion
  • Portfolio Design
  • Professional Development II (Internship)
  • Apparel History and Context 
  • Liberal Arts Electives
  • Open Electives 

More Perks & Opportunities

Fashion Design student working on her runway looks

Runway-Ready Collections

A high-profile annual fashion show where you'll highlight your creations!

Fashion Design professor and student reviewing work in the studio

Learn from the best

Critiques and guidance from acclaimed fashion experts and faculty.

Tools of the trade

State-of-the-art technology, including a digital embroidery machine and studios.

Take the next steps!

We're looking forward to meeting you and telling you more about the undergraduate Fashion Design program at Moore.