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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to questions about our 3 Days of Fashion, Innovation & Design summer program.

Who can attend?

This event is open to all high school students. Students in the 8th grade who will be entering high school in the new school year, as well a recent high school grads are also encouraged to attend.

How much does 3 Days of Fashion cost?

The cost of 3 Days of Fashion, Innovation & Design is $300.00 per student. Fashion Club Presidents and Accepted FIDM Students may attend the event at a discounted rate. All supplies, breakfast and lunch meals are included. The price of the Parent Program varies by campus.

Does the fee include lodging and transportation?

Lodging and transportation to and from 3 Days of Fashion, Innovation & Design 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?

The hours vary each day, but the average day is between 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. On the first day of the program, check-in times are as follows:

  • Los Angeles – 8:00 a.m.
  • San Francisco – 9:00 a.m.

Are meals included?

Lunch and a light breakfast will be provided each day.

Where can I attend?

  • Los Angeles: June 24 - 26, 2020
  • San Francisco: June 24 - 26, 2020

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 2020 are being finalized, although the topics include:

  • Fashion Buying
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion Draping
  • Fashion Sketching
  • Trend Forecasting
  • Interior Design
  • Social Media
  • Styling

Can my parents attend with me?

We do offer a Parent Program for 3 Days of Fashion, Innovation & Design. You can learn more on our Parent Program page.

What is the last day to register for this event?

You may register for the event up to Friday before the event.

  • Los Angeles – June 19, 2020
  • San Francisco – June 19, 2020

Full refunds on this purchase are available up to 30 days prior to the start of the event.

How do I register for this event?

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

What if I can't attend?

If you cannot attend 3 Days of Fashion, Innovation & Design but want to know more about FIDM, request more information about 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, Innovation & Design with a friend, please email Spencer Williams at sjwilliams@fidm.edu by June 19th, 2020.

Do I need to bring money?

There are numerous shopping opportunities at 3 Days of Fashion including FIDM's Scholarship Store, pop-up shops, and a merchandising field trip where you will tour a variety of retail stores. 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 Spencer Williams at sjwilliams@fidm.edu (800-262-3436 x1990) or Tanya Buzalsky at tbuzalsky@fidm.edu (800-262-3436 x1901).