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Footwear & Accessories Design

Footwear & Accessories Design

Intensive 1-Year Course


  • Duration:  1 year
  • Attendance Mode: Full-time (compulsory)
  • Language: This course is available in English or Italian
  • Start Date: October 2020
  • Limited class size



Entry Requirements

  • High school/upper secondary school qualification (leaver’s certificate)
  • Suitable knowledge of English: demonstrated by a formal certificate or Skype language interview

Career Prospects

Footwear Designer, Accessories Designer, Footwear & Accessories Graphic Designer, Product Manager, Production Technician.

Course Objectives

This 1-Year Intensive Course in Footwear & Accessories Design in Italy at Accademia del Lusso Milan gives students working skills and strategic ability in order to shape them into professionals who are able to create, plan, design, develop and produce footwear and accessories collections in line with the demands of the fashion market.

The aim of the course is to provide students with the necessary skills to be able to manage the entire production chain and create trend-setting products that are competitive and valid both from a commercial and creative point of view.

The design and development of bags and shoes is one of the most significant economic stimuli for countless businesses across the globe. In Italy in particular, the leather tradition’s artisanal character is united with the technological innovation applied to products, materials, and production processes. This gives further affirmation of Made in Italy as a world-renowned excellence brand even in the footwear and accessories sectors.

Some of the Subjects Taught in this Programme

  • History of Footwear & Accessories
  • Trends & Research
  • Accessories Materials
  • Graphic Design
  • Sampling Process
  • Collection Planning & Development
  • Merchandising & Production
  • Pattern Making
  • Personal Branding

Tuition Fees

EU Citizens 15.950 EUR –  NO EU Citizens 16.900 EUR

Internship Opportunities

Accademia del Lusso Milan offers those who successfully complete the Intensive 1-Year course in Footwear & Accessories Design in Italy the opportunity to be considered for an internship position in Italy and abroad thanks to the many links the school has with brands and businesses in the fashion and design sectors. These opportunities are offered to students who have attended an Intensive 1-Year Course and who have demonstrated a strong motivation to work in fashion and design, as well as exceptional ability, commitment and achievement during their studies.

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