The Business of Denim

The Business of Denim

Specialize in denim in the heart of the premium denim industry

Denim represents an estimated $60 billion global market that is growing at an annual rate of 13-15%. Our students learn from the best right here in Los Angeles, the city that’s responsible for over 90% of the premium denim manufactured in the United States. FIDM is the only college that offers an Advanced Study Program in denim design and development with a focus on sustainability. The program includes an in-depth global study tour in which students travel to cities around the world where they visit the entire product development cycle from the mill to the retail floor.