In 17 video lessons, Diane von Furstenberg will teach you how to build and market your fashion brand.
Learn from the creator of the wrap dress in her first-ever online class.
Watch, listen, and learn as Diane shares lessons from her five decades in fashion.
A downloadable workbook accompanies the class with lesson recaps and supplemental materials.
Upload videos to get feedback from the class. Diane will also critique select student work.
Meet your new instructor: fashion icon and branding genius Diane von Furstenberg. Diane explains the goals of her MasterClass and the importance of acting with intention in your life.
Why do you want to be a designer? Diane challenges you to answer this question and gives advice on how to establish a foothold in the fashion industry.
Learn how to find inspiration for your designs. Art, nature, and color can all play a part in how your brand differentiates itself in the marketplace.
Learn how to position your product and brand within the market. Learn why your product needs to “stand” for something, and why your own perspective as a consumer is critical.
Diane explains the importance of market research, how to identify gaps in product offerings, and ways to measure up your competition.
From logos and names to building your brand portfolio, Diane breaks down how to craft your brand DNA.
Diane shares how she builds brand loyalty, communicates her brand’s story, and selects models.
Learn how to identify your consumers and build relationships with them. Brand loyalty depends on how deeply your consumer values your brand.
Social media has changed the way fashion brands interact with their consumers. Diane shares the best ways to approach marketing on these platforms.
Careful collaborations can drive your brand's growth. Diane shares her techniques for selecting brand partnerships, and avoiding pitfalls.
Diane and a student discuss inspiration, influences, and career dreams.
Diane talks to a rising designer about the roles of influences and muses.
Diane didn't go to fashion school, but she opened the industry’s doors anyway. Find out how she learned about the industry, advertising, and the power of the image in her early career.
Diane discusses how she launched—and re-launched—her iconic wrap dress.
Diane discusses failure and the importance of being true to yourself.
In the final lesson, Diane shares her philosophy and encourages you to get started designing your brand—and your life.
In this bonus chapter, Diane discusses her philanthropy and why she believes there’s nothing more important than generosity.
Great overview of how Diane approached and succeeded in the fashion industry, with interesting relevant information on creating, branding, and marketing.
Kim WarnerSouthern California
I'm so glad I took this class! Not only did it inspire me but it gave me insight about the industry. DVF is an Icon...It was an honor to learn from the best!
DVF models a very clear and systematic way of analyzing your strengths and passions and the best actionable steps to move toward your dream.
Vicki Hanson-BurkhartCharlotte, NC
This is a must take course for designers in general. The basic concepts along with listening to a person with great knowledge are both beneficial and motivational.
Jeanette Lyn PorterAurora, CO
Huge thanks to Madame Diane von Fürstenberg and MasterClass. It's always encouraging to be motivated to realize our dreams.
Laura NdompeteloGeneva, Switzerland