Italian Language Courses in Florence, Fashion Lessons and Personal Shopping
Italian Language Courses Combined with Fashion in Florence
Parola Italian language school offers fashion lessons two afternoons per week (4 hours a week) in combination with any of our Italian language courses held in the historic center of Florence.
Our Italian language and fashion program allows students to discover the most relevant moments in fashion history, from the eighteenth century to contemporary fashion trends. Naturally, the topic focus will be on Italian fashion.
Parola’s fashion course includes a session dedicated to the influence of current Italian fashion on the rest of the world and visits to relevant Florentine fashion destinations such as the Gucci or Ferragamo Museums to discover the authentic Florentine influence on global style.
Students will discover how history, art, culture, and technology have influenced the creation of new silhouettes, styles, and trends.
Interesting Combination of Fashion and Italian Language
Our fashion course in Florence includes Italian language learning (10 or 20 hours per week). In addition, Parola institute offers 4 hours a week of “History of Fashion,” focused mainly on Italian fashion. These fashion lessons can be done up to 16 hours per month and include, upon request and not included in the course cost, a Personal Shopping Tour in Florence with a private assistant.
Please note that the program for our fashion classes can be from 4 hours to 16 hours a month.
Goal of Our Fashion History Course in Florence
At the end of this fashion course, students will completely understand the fashion industry and the most important designers of the last century.
Students and teachers will also discuss issues such as sociology, gender, and identity in fashion.
Our Italian language and fashion program includes interactive lessons showing paintings, fashions, photographs, and films related to Italian fashion history. Students will also visit important fashion museums in Florence.
Most importantly, there will be fashion tours of Florentine shops to experience style and culture.
Our Fashion Teacher and Industry Professional in Florence
Parola’s Italian fashion courses are taught by Alice Cozzi, a fashion industry professional with an MA in Fashion from the University of Florence, a doctoral candidate at the University of Reading, and the founder of Florence Fashion Tour.
In addition, Alice has taught various courses throughout her career, from Fashion History to Digital Marketing for Fashion.
If you have any requests regarding any specific course, please contact FFT or call +39 338 3823126.
Program of Our Fashion History Course in Florence
Our fashion program covers the essential elements that led to nowadays’ fashion.
- Introduction to the history of costume and fashion. The function of clothes in expressing gender, identity, and social class
- The 1950s: The Great Era of Italian Cinema and the Birth of Haute Couture
- 1960’s: Hippies and the successful Ready to Wear
- 1970’s: Fashion as an expression of freedom and the self. From Elio Fiorucci to Yves Saint Laurent
- 1980’s: Excess and extravagance of Italian fashion
- 1990’s: Luxury brands and minimalism
- The 2000s to today: Instabrands and the development of fast fashion
Fashion Nowadays in the World
Students will cover the most relevant fashion designers of the last decade and be asked to recognize the influences of culture, art, and history on fashion today.
Note: Our fashion course may be taken by itself or combined with any Italian courses as a supplementary class.
Note: Please visit our course prices for Florence’s language course options.
Prices For a Course on the History of Fashion
The prices of our fashion courses are in combination with the Italian lessons. I remind you that the courses might include a tour of the fashion shops in Florence with an extra cost of a personal shopping assistant.
Florence Fashion Tour with Parola School in Florence
Florence Fashion Tour is a renowned fashion service company in Florence that runs shopping tours in the historic center of the city.
Our language institute in Florence cooperates with Florence Fashion Tours, which provides our students with personal shopping tours in the Florentine historic center.
FFT guarantees outstanding personal shopping services to all Parola’s students interested in fashion and purchasing the excellent array of fashion brands in Florence. Undoubtedly, FFT’s fashion services can help discover authentic Italian style.
For more detailed information, get in touch with us.
Individual Lessons in Florence
After the Italian courses, Parola school also offers individual fashion lessons, priced at €30 per hour with a minimum of 4 hours.
Contact Parola institute for help arranging the best combined course for you.
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