Design, Photography, & Fashion

Introduction

Marc Jacobs

Lesson time 4:10 min

Meet Marc. In his first lesson, the CFDA Award-winning designer describes the scope of his class, from inspiration to runway shows, and explains his goal: to inspire, encourage, and enlighten you on your journey in fashion.

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In 18 lessons, iconic designer Marc Jacobs teaches you his process for creating innovative, award-winning fashion.
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This MasterClass is for you. You, who is interested in fashion for a career, and a life in fashion, or a career in fashion. Or just because, like me, fashion is something that interests you and inspires you, delights you. This MasterClass is for anybody who's ever wondered about what the process of putting a show together is, what putting a collection together is, what the life of a designer is like, what the daily ins and outs of making things, creating things, transmitting ideas through fashion is about. The goal of this class is for me to share with you my experiences to stimulate you to have your own experiences through my experiences. Or through sharing my experiences with you by outlining how my process is, how my thought processes, how my actual processes are in terms of making a collection, putting a collection together, designing clothes, having a show. I think the goal is to enlighten you, and to inspire you, and to encourage you. I will also be discussing in this class how to work with fabrics, the properties of different fibers and different fabrics, conceptualizing an idea, construction techniques. I will be discussing contrasting thoughts and ideas, inspirations, collaborations. I will communicate those ideas by showing you garments on the figure and explaining my thought process, pointing out seams, and details, construction. I will share with you some of my background in terms of education, how I learned about certain things. I will share with you my references towards to art, to music, to style, and culture. And I'll do a lot more talking. There are things that I will discuss that I wish I knew starting out. I couldn't get enough information. I mean, there wasn't enough information in the world for me when I was starting out. I would have loved to have hours of my favorite designer or a designers speaking to me about their process, about what they went through, how they learned about fabric, how they learned about pattern making, how they built a collection, how they put on a show, how they collaborated with others to create and transmit a message and a story. I would have loved that. I'm Marc Jacobs, and this is my MasterClass.


Create your own trends

Marc Jacobs’s infamous grunge collection got him fired. It also won him the CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year Award. In his first online fashion design class, the 11-time CFDA Award winner teaches his hands-on process for creating clothes that push boundaries and set trends. Learn Marc’s construction techniques, how he creates unique shapes and silhouettes, and how you can develop your own ideas from the first sketch to the final piece.



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4.7
Students give MasterClass an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

This class has been very enlightening. Although I am not a fan of the instructors style of clothing and fashion design I do appreciate how he encourages to research and study different brands and understand why you like them. I also like his approach to creative runways for models and he takes time to find something that genuinely stands out. I really enjoyed this class.

This Master Class has inspired me to keep your dreams alive and never feel bad about asking questions. I appreciate Marc for opening up and teaching me so many new things! Thank you Master Class!

Marc was such an inspiration, i've cleared my mind a bit listening his story and relating to him because of the effort and the follow your heart part. i loved how i can be closer to this fashion master and know him better as a designr and as a person.

I enjoy the insight and instruction from someone who is involved in the fashion industry. I feel like a whole new world has opened up to me.


Comments

Di P.

Marc, thank you for this amazing class!!! It is extremely helpful and inspiring!

Marce C.

Hi ! My name is Marce I'm from Colombia, I love fashion and it was a dream to become a fashion designer when I was a little girl, that didn't happen, so now I love to take classes and learn as a hobby, also I love Marc Jacobs line and Im very excited to learn from him.

Emily A.

Hello, My name is Emily! My brothers gave me this course for my birthday because they knew how much I love to design, and create; I am looking forward to learning with Marc and all of you!

Kobe S.

Hi. I'm Kobe. I always want to become a fashion designer and have my own brand. I wish to gain more fashion knowledge and inspirations to achieve my goal which is the reason I signed up for this course.

Christina S.

Hello, I signed up for this course because I have an interest in Fashion. I sew clothing as a hobby and to de-stress from work. That being said, I have only started making my own clothing from both indie and well established pattern designers two and a half years ago. I would love to learn more about the actual fashion industry and any tips that an august designer can give.

RJane @.

I don’t own Marc Jacobs products but I’m interested of learning more about him and his perspective. @RJanesRealm

Jeremy W.

Hi Marc, Looking forward to this course. Intro sounds exciting. Coming in with an open mind. To everyone else on this platform watching this course; I'm happy to be here with you learning from the same masters of industry. I run a digital agency called www.vyudu.com and most of our clients are fashion and beauty based, so I plan on putting this new knowledge into instant action. If anyone here wants to connect over fashion, to share our lessons from this course or to work with me on your fashion business needs, please email me at jeremy@vyudu.com

Dianna Z.

Hi everyone! I'm here, not because I myself love fashion, but because my daughter is studying fashion and media in college, and I'm hoping to learn enough vocabulary to have a decent conversation with her about what she's learning. Hoping to find that here. :-)

Jacqueline G.

I am happy to learn about fashion, and the opportunity to hear about all your experiences and knowledge about you. Its definitely an amazing introduction!

Tania M.

Hi Marc, I agree, it is a great opportunity to hear you sharing all this amount of experiences and knowledge. I am really happy for that.