Italian and Fashion Classes in Florence at Parola

Our Fashion History Course With the Italian Language in Florence

Parola Italian Language School offers a fashion course 2 afternoons per week (4 hours a week), which can be combined with any of our Italian language courses in the historic center of Florence.

Our fashion course allows students to discover the most relevant moments in the history of fashion from the eighteenth century to  contemporary fashion trends.

The fashion course includes a session dedicated to the influence of current Italian fashion on the rest of the world, and visits to important Florentine fashion destinations such as Gucci or Ferragamo to discover the true Florentine influence in Fashion.

Students will discover how history, art, culture, and technology have influenced the creation of new silhouettes, fashion styles, and trends.

What Does The Combination Course, Fashion and Italian Language, Consist of?

Our fashion course in Florence includes language learning. The combined fashion and Italian course will be held in the afternoon and will include 10 hours of Italian language a week, in the morning language training session.

In combination with Italian, Parola School offers 4 hours a week of “History of Fashion“, focused mainly on Italian fashion. The program for our fashion classes can be from 4 hours to 16 hours in a month .- educational excursions included.

Contact Parola Italian Language School in Florence for help arranging the combined course: Italian and Fashion.

What is the Goal of our Fashion History Course?

At the end of this course, students will have a complete picture of the most important designers of the last century, they will get to know the major developments of the fashion system including its ups and downs.

They will also discuss issues such as the sociology of fashion and concepts such as gender and identity.

Our fashion course includes lessons that show paintings, fashions, photographs, films related to fashion history. Students will also visit important fashion museums in Florence.

Our Fashion Teacher and Fashion Marketing Strategist in Florence

Parola’s fashion courses are taught by Alice Cozzi, digital freelance strategist with a BA in Fashion History from the University of Florence.

Program of Our Fashion History Course

  • Introduction to the history of costume and fashion. The clothes of the eighteenth century: from Rococo to Neoclassicism
  • 1960’s: the space era movement, Hippie, Cardin, Courrèges, Mary Quant and ready to wear in Europe, with Italy ready to translate this concept into the success of Made in Italy
  • 1970’s: fashion as an expression of the self, the revival, Punk style
  • 1980’s: Yves Saint Laurent and Japanese designers
  • 1990’s: luxury brands and minimalism

Fashion Nowadays in The World

Students will cover the most important fashion designers of the last decade and be tested 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 of our Italian courses as a supplementary class.

Note: For the language course options in Florence, please visit our course prices.

Our Prices For a Course on The History of Fashion

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.

Enrollment in Our Fashion Course

Students can enroll in Parola’s fashion history programs by filling out the registration form or by contacting Parola directly.