In 18 lessons, iconic designer Marc Jacobs teaches you his process for creating innovative, award-winning fashion.
The CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award winner teaches fashion design in his first-ever online class.
Marc uses sketches, samples, and case studies of his own garments to teach you how to create clothing that sets the trends.
A downloadable workbook accompanies the class with lesson recaps, assignments, and supplemental material.
Upload videos to get feedback from the class. Marc will also answer select student questions.
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.
You don't need to be an expert at knitting, sewing, or pattern making to be a great designer. But Marc recommends learning the basics to help you find and refine your creative voice.
Music, architecture, fictional characters—they've all inspired Marc and his work. Here, he talks about the importance of keeping your eyes—and mind—open to inspiration, no matter where you find it.
See how Marc approaches the sketching process. Learn what tools he uses and what he tries to accomplish in a sketch, and then watch as Marc completes a sketch.
Every designer approaches the creative process differently. Marc shares what his creative process entails, including how he uses mood boards and thinks about trends.
For Marc, it all begins with fabric. Learn how Marc chooses fabrics for his designs and how he works with different fibers. Then learn the story behind the fabric choices for three of his garments.
The shape and silhouette of your garment can be a very important part of communicating the message you want in your design. In this chapter, Marc discusses his approach to creating silhouettes and breaks down the silhouette choices behind three of his garments.
Marc discusses the process of going from sketch to pattern and why your first toile will never be perfect. Marc has also provided a pattern from his studio for you to download and study.
Marc shares his favorite construction techniques and how he approaches the construction process for his designs.
Marc breaks down the construction techniques in three of his garments, demonstrating what each technique achieved for each design.
A collection is more than just a series of garments. Marc shares his philosophy on what makes a cohesive collection.
Follow along as Marc breaks down the entire process for creating his Fall 2017 collection, from inspiration to runway.
Marc believes strongly in collaboration in the design process. Marc shares what he looks for in his collaborators and how he has worked with artists in the past to create unique designs.
For Marc, it all leads to the runway. Learn Marc's approach for creating an exciting show, including what he looks for in models.
Learn from Marc's experience at the venerable fashion house Louis Vuitton and how he approached respecting—and disrespecting—the brand's history.
The fashion industry can be tumultuous, even for the best of designers. In this chapter, Marc shares some tips on how you can survive and thrive.
Learn about Marc's transformation from fashion student to world-renowned designer.
Marc ends his Masterclass by encouraging you to ask questions, be fearless, and always pursue your love of fashion.
This class inspires you to take risks and dream even bigger dreams. I cannot recommend this enough to anyone who is interested in Fashion.
This is an interesting and insightful course. Marc Jacobs generosity of spirit shines through in every lesson.
Valentina SerraDearborn, Michigan