Fashion Design

Fashion grounded in tradition + pushing the boundaries of innovation

The fashion design program at the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design offers a well-rounded education in the art, philosophy, theory, and process of fashion design in the 21st century. The extensive curriculum addresses the design process and its relationship to the retail cycle, while also providing hands-on materials learning—including gaining knowledge of fibers, weaves, and finishes used in garment design. Build on your own creativity while learning various techniques, functions, and technologies essential to the process of designing and constructing garments.

A student works on their project.
Drawings of clothes.
Two people on a runway.

Alumni making their mark

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Marley Isaacson

Marley Isaacson had an exceptional senior year at IU—she was awarded $30,000 as one of the top 4 national winners of the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Geoffrey Beene Competition, and she won the Provost’s Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. She is a designer at Macy’s in NYC, a role she landed straight out of school.

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