Overview

We are pleased to offer you a wonderful opportunity to study Fashion Design in the beautiful location of Montreux, Switzerland.

Being the official representative of the Instituto di Moda Burgo (IMB) in Switzerland, we provide the same teaching and training techniques that have carved out IMB’s reputation for the last 55 years.

Our certified teachers will share their expertise, experience and passion to help you acquire indispensable skills and boost your own creativity and style. IMB is proud of having extensive connections in the Fashion Industry worldwide which will make it possible for you to get privileged access to many distinguished designers and fashion houses. IMB is undoubtedly your doorway to the World of Fashion.

Our classes are conducted in English but we pride ourselves on being multilingual as our teachers can speak a variety of languages including French, Italian, and Russian.

Our Location

Swiss Mode is based in the picturesque town of Montreux on the shores of Lake Geneva (Lac Leman), which is home to many international schools. Montreux is renown for its world-famous music festival and has been a haven for many iconic people over the years such as Charlie Chaplin, Vladimir Nabokov, David Bowie and Freddie Mercury.

Montreux provides the perfect setting to inspire you and let your creativity come alive while enjoying a world-renowned Swiss education. You will get a wonderful opportunity to meet like-minded students as well as proficient teachers for unparalleled learning and training experience in Fashion Design in Switzerland.

Montreux has a direct train connection with Milan (3hr Journey) which facilitates close exchanges with IMB’s headquarters in the Italian fashion capital. Montreux is situated a half hour from world renown ski resorts in the Alps, 1 hour from Geneva and 2.5 hours from Zurich by train.

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Natacha Blazquez - School Director

A graduate of the Gorky School of Design (honors) and the Moscow International School of Design, Natacha has been the director of Swiss Mode since 2016. After a successful career as an Art Director, Natacha took a leap of faith to enter the education field and has never looked back.

More than just a school director, Natacha also teaches and is ever-present to help and support students along their journey. Her artistic and design talents have, and will continue to, inspire many.

Programmes taught in:
English

This school also offers:

Course

Swiss Mode

In the Fashion Designer course, you are shown how to reconcile your individual imagination with professional workplace requirements. You will learn how to express a conce ... [+]

Course - Fashion Designer

Swiss Mode was created with the intention of transforming its students into individual fashion creators with valuable knowledge and skills across the entire fashion design process.

In the Fashion Designer course, you are shown how to reconcile your individual imagination with professional workplace requirements. You will learn how to express a concept and implement it by learning about every element of the fashion design process including materials, colouring techniques, manufacturing and most importantly how to give shape to an idea so that it can become a realizable item of clothing.

Upon completion of this course, you will have the necessary skills to work as a Fashion Designer.... [-]

Switzerland Montreux
September 2019
English
Full time
1 - 3 years
Campus
Read more in English
Swiss Mode

The Fashion Designer de Luxe course is a combination of our Fashion Designer and Dressmaker courses. In this course, you will acquire knowledge and skills in the entire F ... [+]

Course - Fashion Designer de Luxe

The Fashion Designer de Luxe course is a combination of our Fashion Designer and Dressmaker courses. In this course, you will acquire knowledge and skills in the entire Fashion Design process and will gain expertise in the area of dressmaking and thereby the execution of a design into a garment.

This de Luxe course also gives you extra class hours to realize

projects and work closely with the teachers, so you leave the course with proven Fashion Design expertise.

The main subjects covered in this course are:

Theory Pattern Making Dress Making Draping Techniques & Scheduling Fashion Show Fashion Portfolio Fashion Sketching Color Rendering Accessories Drawing Creative Process ... [-]
Switzerland Montreux
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
Address
Grand' Rue 90
1820 Montreux, Vaud, Switzerland