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Lasell's School of Fashion provides students hands-on learning opportunities, taught by instructors who have frontline experience in design, production, merchandising, communication and promotion, marketing, and more. Students gain experience and a global perspective of the fashion industry by managing, producing, and promoting fashion shows. They also access Lasell’s extensive Fashion Collection for costume research.

Undergraduate Programs

Gain Industry Experience

As a Lasell Fashion student, you will complete at least one internship, gaining valuable skills within the fashion industry. Students within the School of Fashion have worked with:

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Ann Taylor
  • Coach
  • Converse
  • J. Jill Group
  • Life is Good
  • Marc Jacobs
  • Nordstrom
  • TJX Companies
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Wayfair

Get Career Ready

Go beyond the classroom and gain real-world experience to boost your resume. 

DECA

Join Lasell's DECA chapter and build your leadership skills through designing programs for student engagement, including panels and speakers from industry, and competing in state and regional DECA competitions.

Industry Connections 

Build professional knowledge and connections through industry trade show visits, lectures from fashion leaders, access to prominent fashion industry resources and the School of Fashion Starter Network, a listing of current students, faculty, alumni, and industry professionals who are available and eager to support you. 

Lasell Fashion Collection

Learn from historical fashion treasures with the Lasell Fashion Collection, which contains over 3,000 objects and spans 200 years of fashion history. You’ll experience the Lasell Fashion Collection in your classrooms, exhibitions, School of Fashion programming, and you can access many pieces through our online catalog. Named in Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston as Best University Collection.

National Retail Federation's Student Association

Lasell University's membership in the National Retail Federation's Student Association (NRF) offers industry news, recognition, and networking opportunities, including attendance at NRF's annual Big Show and Student Program.

Paris Immersion Program

With our Paris Immersion Program, you can travel to Paris, France, to work Men's Fashion Week, take classes with industry experts, and immerse yourself in the Paris fashion industry. 

Polished Magazine

Gain practical experience as a writer, editor, photographer, stylist, producer, and designer with Lasell's award-winning, student-run fashion magazine, Polished.

RUNWAY Fashion Show

Showcase your design, merchandising, management, media, and marketing talents in RUNWAY, Lasell's student-run fashion show

studio1851

Apply the decision-making, leadership, accounting, visual, merchandising, and marketing skills you learn in the classroom to Lasell's Retail Innovation Lab on campus, studio1851 — all while gaining valuable experience to put on your resume. 

 


Accelerated Master's Program

Save time and money — earn your graduate degree in just 1 year with the Master's Acceleration program. Learn more and how to apply >>

 

School of Fashion Faculty

Lasell's distinguished School of Fashion faculty support the success of students by integrating into the classroom their extensive industry experiences working as designers, buyers, merchandisers, operations managers, and more.

 

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