3 Days of Fashion: More Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend?

This event is open to all high school students.

How much does 3 Days of Fashion cost?

The cost of 3 Days of Fashion is $300.00 per student, and free for Fashion Club Presidents and Accepted FIDM Students (high school juniors and seniors). All supplies, breakfast and lunch meals are included. The Parents Program cost varies by campus.

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.

Are meals included?

Lunch and a light breakfast will be provided each day.

Where can I attend?
  • San Diego: June 21-23, 2017
  • Orange County: June 26-28, 2017
  • San Francisco: June 26-28, 2017
  • Los Angeles: June 28-30, 2017

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

What types of workshops are being offered?

The final workshops for 2017 are being finalized, although the topics include:

  • Fashion Buying
  • Fashion merchandising
  • Fashion draping
  • Fashion sketching
  • Trend spotting
  • Interior design
  • Social media

View 2016 workshop descriptions.

What are the program details?

Each day consists of hands-on workshops and guest speakers from the fashion, merchandising, marketing, and design industries. This year’s program is under development but you can review the 2016 agendas.

Can my parents attend with me?

We are always happy to see parents at 3 Days of Fashion! They are invited to attend Parent Orientation to learn more about FIDM and to get answers to all their questions about the admissions process, financial aid, housing, and FIDM majors. Parents can also participate in the Parent Programs created especially for them. There is a registration fee of $65; 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 22, 2017
  • San Francisco: June 22, 2017
  • Los Angeles: June 26, 2017
  • San Diego: June 19, 2017

All information must be received two business days prior to the start date of the program. Cancellations accepted before the registration deadline will receive a $250 refund. No refunds will be issued for any cancellations after the registration deadline..

How do I register for this event?

Register online! Go to the RSVP page and choose your campus of interest.

Students Please Note: This will only secure your space for the 3 Days of Fashion. To finish your registration process, you will need to complete and submit the Parent/Guardian Release Form once your payment has been submitted.

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?

Clothing should always be college appropriate (not too short or revealing). Remember that you may have the opportunity to take photos with Project Runway alumnus Nick Verreos and other special guests. Some workshops require the use of hot glue guns and other crafting materials so dress accordingly.

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 Spencer Williams at sjwilliams@fidm.edu (800-262-3436 x1990).

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 contactSpencer Williams at sjwilliams@fidm.edu (800-262-3436 x1990) or Tanya Buzalsky at tbuzalsky@fidm.edu (800-262-3436 x1901).