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Summer fashion academy

Summer Fashion Academy

Program Overview

Program Overview

Join the Fashion and Design faculty and local Fashion Industry friends this summer for Lipscomb University's first ever Summer Fashion Academy. Tailored specifically for high school students, participants will gain an understanding of the Styling, Design, and Merchandising sectors of the Fashion industry.  

As a true hands on learning experience through lectures, workshops and local fashion related field trips, students will experience wardrobe styling, basic design skills, and visual merchandising and display conceptualization techniques. 

Review our COVID-19 pre-college program protocols.

Schedule

Schedule

Day 1:

  • Introduction to fashion styling

Day 2:

  • Meet at Macy's the Mall at Green Hills
  • Learn wardrobe coordination/personal styling

Day 3:

  • Create a mood board and present styling concepts using Canva.com

Day 4:

  • Introduction to visual merchandising

Day 5:

  • Create and stage a trendy product display
Art

classroom

clothes

Normstrom

Teachers

designers

Sewing

Class

Designing

Designer with wedding dresses

Designer

Fun times in class

Our Faculty

  • Sissy Simmons

    Sissy Simmons

    Department Chair

    Sissy Simmons received her M.Ed. from Belmont University. She has been sewing and designing since she was a child, and to this day she enjoys learning new sewing skills and...

    Meet Sissy Simmons