Runway Ready: Crafting Your Lookbook

Fashion Design Level 7 - Look Book


For most students the Crafting Your Lookbook course is the last they will complete in order to receive their Training  Diploma in Fashion Design from The Designers’ Education Studio in Dubai. This advanced course is focused on look book work, interview skills, social media, styling and researching brand ideas. Students will create 5-6 final looks for their look book, construct these garments with a model and photograph these for their look book. This course is structured differently with in studio classes, portfolio development with their tutor and a final review at the end of the course with an industry professional.

  • What does the course cover?

    • What is a look book
    • Example of look books
    • Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Working with a model for final look book


    • Styling- Current Trend research and Streetstyle
    • From the chosen themes from current seasons Trends.
    • Create a moodboard with 5 final designs.
    • Task in class- Choose your trends
    • Homework- Finish your moodboard and final designs.


    • Understanding brands
    • Designing for a brand / target market/ customer profile
    • Develop a theme and collection for a brand with 6 final outfits.
    • Task in class- Start researching the brand an ideas.
    • Homework-Finish your moodboard and final designs.


    • Using one shape to design a collection with.
    • Pick one shape – Who is your target market, create your customer profile.
    • Moodboard and design a collection and moodboard around it start toiling it and constructing your garment.


    • Using PowerPoint to create a look book
    • Photographing final pieces in studio
    • Reviewing work for the look book
    • Final print and look book composition


  • Dates

    • June 20th  to  July 11th Thursday – In Studio 9:00AM to 1:00PM


  • Cost

    • In Studio- 3100 AED


  • Available for online training?


  • Requirements

  • Materials

    1. Paper scissors ( one per student)
    2. Large fabric cutting scissors  (one per student)
    3. Small fabric scissors ( one per student)
    4. Small box with pins
    5. Small box with safety pins
    6. Loop turner
    7. Set of sewing needles
    8. Thimble
    9. Unpicker
    10. Tape measure
    11. Notcher
    12. Tracing wheel
    13. French curve
    14. Square
    15. Chalk / chalk pencil
    16. Pencils
    17. Thread set
    18. Hooks and eyes set

    *Spare equipment is available in class

    **Sewing machines are provided for class however, it is recommended to have a sewing machine at home for practice.

  • Internship & Work

    Internships and the work placement program is only in conjunction with the Diploma. If you would like work placements it is recommended to take the Fashion Design Diploma.