The aim of the initiative is to support new talents, rewarding the top three with a partial scholarship and five additional special mentions for the new master degree in Accessory Design. 

The downloadable notice and the application to the competition ideas, are available on the link: designaccessori.accademiamoda.itThe registration must be completed no later than 18.00 on 25/05/2020.

Today IUAD – Accademia della Moda is the only higher education institute in the South of Italy that is acknowledged by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research among the AFAM (higher education for arts, music and dance). Students leave the Academy as professionals because their study plans are designed according to the demand of companies and labour market. Our teaching method stimulates engagement and active learning. Students can experience and learn in an ever moving open lab, with actual projects and role-playing activities. 30% Lectures, classroom activities, reading and studying, 70% Practice, labs, creation and presentation of personal projects. The  Accessory Design course aims at the development of a high professional figure able to manage the design and production of accessories collections (leather goods and footwear), both from stylistic, technical and productive point of view. Students provide support in the research and analysis of fashion trends and in all phases of product development: from the research of materials and definition of models, to stylistic design, up to the sample, through modeling definition. The professional figure will acquire high skills regarding the processes of supply chain and relative to the materials / components of the products.