ESMOD was founded in 1841 by Alexis Lavigne, tailor of the Empress Eugénie and the inventor of the bust mannequin, flexible centimeter and first written method. ESMOD was the first school in the world to value and convey the basics of expertise so preciously guarded. Its reputation, its international network in 14 countries and privileged relationships with the industry guarantee to all its students today a successful integration into the world of fashion internationally.

ESMOD is present in Lebanon since 1999. The number of students graduating from our school exceeds the thousand and most of them work for prestigious brands or created their own label. 
Our goal is to create a culture of innovation, creativity and technicity, and to equip our students with the skills required for the fashion jobs of today and tomorrow, adapting the training to the evolution of the fashion field.

BA in Fashion & Pattern drafting

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  • Fashion Design - Womenswear

    An accelerated 3 or 6 month course that encourages the candidates to explore their personal universe, learn different fashion illustration techniques and flat drawing; understand colors and fabrics, discover the creative design approach, and finally develop a mini collection of skirts, blouses and dresses.

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  • Fashion Business

    An accelerated 3-month course that aims at providing the candidates with an overview of the fashion industry and its environment, from the design development to the branding, marketing, buying and merchandising process.
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  • Pattern Drafting - Womenswear

    An accelerated 6 month course where candidates explore the woman's silhouette proportions, learn to draft by flat method the basic patterns for skirts, shirts and dresses; and realizing those designs with trendy fabrics.

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