Fashion Edition

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Program Details

         Institute Schedule

Dates: March 9, 2020 – May 19, 2020
(every Monday and Tuesday )

Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The Ideal Candidates

Age: 18-35

Candidate Status: We are seeking motivated, coachable fashion professionals and entrepreneurs who embrace honest feedback and desires to improve. Candidates must have 3 + years experience working in one of the below career paths while taking the initiative to take your career or business to the next level.

    • Design (accessories, footwear and apparel)
    • Wardrobe/Personal, and Fashion Show Styling
    • Event Production (fashion shows and events)
    • Modeling
    • Creative Direction (fashion shows and events)
    • Makeup Artistry
    • Lifestyle Brand + Retailer

Institute Tuition

$1,250 – Includes weekly coaching, supplies, workbooks,  dinner at each session, RT travel to business trips and your custom business toolkit.

The business toolkit will include equipment, supplies and gift certificates aligned with your individual goals. Items may include a sewing table, shoe horns, certificates to pro bono or low-cost marketing services,  and more.

What you will get out of the program

Coaching from industry professionals

Coaching from seasoned industry leaders and entrepreneurs in the fields of fashion, business, mindset strengthening and marketing. They will help you gain clarity on next steps while giving you insider tips on how to market yourself as an influential asset companies and the fashion community.

Behind-the-scenes look into the industry

Travel with us to tour creative companies in the Capital Region and NYC Fashion District. You will learn behind-the-scenes logistics that make fashion businesses and events look flawless – from running the operations to being a professional who helps a company or event meet goals, ultimately positioning you for promotions or referrals.

Improve your

Through the Fashion Edition Institute you will become a version of yourself that you are proud while deepening your knowledge of industry trends  and achieving your goals.

Apprenticeship and freelance opportunities

Paid apprenticeship and freelance opportunities are made available by local creative and fashion businesses to students who demonstrate high reliability, commitment, grit and passion.

Since 2015 the Fashion Edition Institute has provided fashion professionals and entrepreneurs with a community of support and a motivating learning environment that promotes an “I Got This” mindset which inspires them to bring their goals to life.

Each year we accept up to 8 fashion professionals and entrepreneurs into the program who are coachable, embraces honest feedback and desires to improve while bringing their career and/or business to the next level.

The fashion professionals focus their attention on how to:

  • Enhance their brand and influence
  • Develop a better understanding of business operations as an employee, contractor or business owner, and t
  • Work alongside a community of industry professionals and peers who inspire them to move forward.

Additionally, each fashion professional is paired with a coach to help them develop and employ a 2-month action plan.

At the end of 11-weeks, during the Rites of Passage Ceremony, students present the goals they’ve achieved during the Institute, announce the additional resources they need to bring themselves to the next level and are awarded with a customized business toolkit. Industry professionals and peers in the audience step up in real time to let them know which resources they can provide.

We welcome fashion professionals who would like to join our mailing list and considering the course in 2021 to complete the interest form by clicking the below button.


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Contact Us

Coach Carmen, MSW
Chief Coach and Founder
O: 518-207-0209


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