Apparel Technology and Research Center (ATRC)
An outreach program designed to work directly with people and companies in the domestic apparel industry to increase their competitivness. ATRC assists apparel companies of all sizes in improving quality levels through education, research and training programs based at Cal Poly University, Pomona.
California Design College
In Los Angeles, offers a certificate Fashion Design and Computer Aided Design ans well as 4 degree programs Apparel Manufacturing, Advanced Fashion Design, Visual Merchandising and Fashion Merchandising. Student work and faculty profiles are shown online.
Design Summer Courses
Design Summer Courses in Italy at Naba and Domus Academy in Milan.
Adobe PhotoShop for Textile design. This book puts all the techniques for developing and creating color and design at your fingertips. It enables you to accomplish all the essential tasks of textile and fashion design used in the industry today.
Fashion Business Inc.
Fashion Business Inc. (501c3) provides the fashion industry with the resources and training, to support its growth and profitability. The FBI offers targeted business education, sourcing, networking opportunities, marketing and consulting services through its resource center and business partnerships.The FBI exists to ensure the on going vibrancy of the American fashion industry.
Fashion Career Center
Offers a variety of services for the industry employer and job seeker including career services, advice and an excellent list of recruiters.
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM)
Offers the West Coast's most extensive program for the study of all facets of the apparel industry. Both the campus (downtown L.A. with branches throughout California) and the website are excellent resources, not just for students but for anyone interested in apparel, costume, interior and fashion design and marketing.
Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)
Is arguably the East Coast's premiere fashion school in New York City with 11,200 full- and part-time students majoring in more than 30 different subjects at FIT's eight-building campus.
Los Angeles Trade Technical College
Offers a major and degree programs in Fashion and Visual Merchandising: Associate In Science Degree, Associate In Arts Degree and Certificate Of Completion. The course catalog is shown online.
Otis Art School's Fashion College
Complete curriculae for a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Fashion Design are offered.
Parsons School of Design
With campuses located campuses in New York or Paris offer two Associate degree programs in Fashion Marketing and Fashion Construction and a "Fast Track" one year option is available for those with a Bachelor's Degree. A student portfolio is offered online.
Pasadena City College
Offers a two year program leading to a "Certificate of Fashion" or A.S. Degree. There's a healthy emphasis on garment construction and CAD/CAM technology.
The Art Institute of California - San Francisco
Located in downtown San Francisco, offers a variety of programs in design, media arts and fashion, including A.S and B.F.A. degrees in Fashion Design.