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College Guide: Top 8 Schools For A Career In Fashion

First Posted: 12/06/11 03:32 PM ET   Updated: 12/06/11 03:32 PM ET


So you want to work in fashion? Whether your interest lies in fashion design, journalism, or merchandising, these top fashion schools that can get your career off to a running start. Whether it's Parsons The New School For Design -- which boasts a seemingly endless list of fashion A-listers as alumni -- or Savannah College of Art and Design, which recently partnered with ELLE to show the work of their top students on the runways at New York Fashion Week Show, a degree from one of these top colleges will give you the edge you need to break into the cutthroat fashion world.

Check out our list of eight colleges with amazing fashion programs.


Parsons The New School For Design
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Parsons' School of Fashion grads are in good company: the star-studded list of alumni includes Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Narciso Rodriguez, Alexander Wang, Proenza Schouler, and Anna Sui, among others. Parsons offers degrees in fashion design and fashion marketing, with a particular focus on sustainable design, and gives students the opportunity to take advantage of internships available in New York City.
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