In this course, couture is approached with a broader perspective exploring traditional techniques and new technologies. The objective of this course is to understand the dynamics between fabric and volume. Fashion design thrives on the friction between form and material when it is sculpted and manipulated in a three-dimensional form. In this intensive course students will have the opportunity to explore the art of draping and techniques of couture fashion. The course will focus on the rules and techniques of draping, from subcontinent bias cut to Madame Grès jupe ‘a godets.