3 Days of Fashion: More Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend?

This event is open to all high school students, with limited spaces for sophomores and freshmen.

How much does 3 Days of Fashion cost?

The cost of 3 Days of Fashion is $300.00 per student.

Does the fee include lodging and transportation?

Lodging and transportation to and from 3 Days of Fashion are not included. For information about hotels located in the surrounding areas of the campus, please visit our hotel information page.

What are the program hours?

3 Days of Fashion hours vary from campus to campus. Please check the agenda of the campus you wish to attend for the program hours. Give yourself plenty of time to park and walk to your campus destination Plan on arriving 30 minutes before the official start of each day.

Are meals included?

Yes, meals are provided every day (at no extra cost).

Where can I attend?
  • Orange County: June 23 – 25, 2014
  • San Francisco: June 24 – June 26, 2014
  • Los Angeles: June 26 – 28, 2014
  • San Diego: June 30 – July 2, 2014

All campuses offer similar programs and workshops. However, the daily activities vary as they are planned uniquely for each campus.

What workshops are being offered?
  • Sketching the Nine-Head Figure
  • From Concept to Consumer
  • Draping the Dress
  • Fashion as 3-Dimensional Art
  • Learning to Identify a Trend
  • Footwear Design – and more
What are the program details?

Each day consists of hands-on workshops and guest speakers from the fashion, merchandising, and marketing industries. Please preview the agendas.

Can my parents attend with me?

We are always happy to see parents at 3 Days of Fashion ! They are invited to attend Day 1 of the Parent Program to learn more about FIDM and to get answers to all their questions relating to the admissions process, financial aid, housing, the Bachelor's and Associates degree programs, and the 22 majors offered at FIDM. There is no charge for Day 1.

Parents can also participate in days 2 & 3 of the Parent Programs for a $65 registration fee. Details are provided on the Parent programs page.

What is the last day to register for this event?

Space is extremely limited and can fill up quickly. The registration deadlines for the campuses are as follows:

  • Orange County: June 2, 2014
  • San Francisco: June 3, 2014
  • Los Angeles: June 5, 2014
  • San Diego: June 9, 2014

All information must be received by the deadline of the campus you will be attending. Cancellations accepted before the registration deadline receive a $250 refund. No refunds will be issued for any cancellations after the registration deadline of the campus you will be attending.

How do I register for this event?

You can register online! Just go to the RSVP page and choose your campus of interest to reserve a space.

Students Please Note: You will need to submit the Parent/Guardian Release Form. We will notify you once your payment has been confirmed.

What if I can't attend 3 Days of Fashion?

If you cannot attend the 3 Days of Fashion but want to know more about FIDM, request more information about FIDM and all of our exciting majors!

What do I wear?

Several of our workshops include the use of paints and other mediums, so please dress appropriately. Clothing should always be college appropriate (not be too short or revealing). Be mindful that you will have the opportunity to participate in Rock the Runway, and take a photo with Nick Verreos, so you may want to refer to the pre-assigned schedule that you will receive on Day 1 before getting ready for each day.

If I'm coming with a friend, can we be in the same group?

Yes. If you’d like to participate in 3 Days of Fashion with a friend, please call Mayra Rubio at 800-262-3436 x1726 to make this arrangement.

Do I need to bring money?

There are numerous shopping opportunities at 3 Days of Fashion. Please refer to the pre-assigned schedule that you will receive on Day 1 for destination details. You may also decide to bring cash for on-site vending machines.

Do I need to bring supplies?

No, all supplies will be provided for you.

Whom do I need to contact if I have any more questions?

For more information about 3 Days of Fashion, please contact Mayra Rubio at 800-262-3436 x1726 or mvrubio@fidm.edu, or Charissa Mathis at x1723 or cmathis@fidm.edu.


Related Links:  Main Registration  |  View the Parent Program  |  Hotels