What is Fashion, Dress and Merchandising at WVU like?
The fashion design and merchandising program produces future leaders in a dynamic and global industry that operates at the intersection of creativity, technology, commerce and culture. Through experiential learning, students address some of the most complex issues facing the industry today to create a more sustainable fashion future.
Find your focus in one of two areas of emphasis: Fashion Design or Fashion Merchandising.
Fashion, Dress and Merchandising program highlights:
At a Glance
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Fashion, Dress and Merchandising
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Areas of Emphasis
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From patternmaking to draping to sewing, Fashion Design students learn practical and technical skills necessary to take a design from concept to finished garment.
Fashion Merchandising students apply their creative and critical thinking skills to bring fashion products to market through pricing, promotion, quality analysis, consumer behavior analysis, and global supply chain management.