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Realize Your Fashion Dream - Raffles FDDW

Posted by Raffles on May 12, 2015



Every Successful Fashion Designer was once a beginner! Have you ever thought of creating your own fashion label and showcasing your collection in a catwalk show, but don’t know where to start?
Are you looking for the right fashion college and degree course that helps you achieve your fashion dream, wondering which one is the best for you?
Many high school graduates who come to us have the same dream like you.
Realize Your Dream Today,
Apply for Raffles FDDW (Fashion Design Discovery Workshop)
Your Future to Fashion Starts Here


  • Get a preview of an international fashion college experience
  • Learn from accomplished industry practitioners in our fashion faculty
  • Develop hands-on skills in fashion design
  • Create a fashion work for your college admission portfolio
  • Meet peers who share similar interests
  • Have a chance to attend and go backstage and be part of the Hong Kong Fashion Week 2015 behind-the-scenes

FDDW – Fashion Design Discovery Workshop
FDDW is an exclusive 3-day workshop, with maximum intake of 15 selected students, particularly designed for passionate high school graduates who intend to pursue a degree and career in fashion after graduation. You will get a first-hand encounter of what it is like to learn with a professional faculty in an international fashion college.
The 3-day workshop gives you an insight into the professional world of fashion design and provides you with hands-on skills – fashion sketching, draping and drafting - to design and produce original garments. At the end of the workshop, you will get to create a garment based on the theme of Raffles House Show at the Hong Kong Fashion Week 2015, and produce a photoshoot of your garment on a mannequin for portfolio building.
You will learn and get professional advice from international industry practitioners in our fashion faculty, meet and work with other fashion lovers like you. You will also have the opportunity to attend the Hong Kong Fashion Week, be selected to go backstage and be part of this glamorous event behind-the-scenes.
Dates & Time: 12-14 June 2015 (Fri-Sun) 10am-5pm
Places Available: 15
Lecturers: Stefán Orschel-Read and Leonie Slattery (Click here for lecturer profiles)
Fee: HKD2,500
Be part of the Hong Kong Fashion Week 2015!
Participants over 18 years old will be offered seats of Raffles House Show at the Hong Kong Fashion Week on 8 Jul 2015. The show showcases 10 collections from an international portfolio of Raffles fashion designers from South Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia and Canada.
We will also select participants to be backstage assistants and experience this glamorous event behind-the-scenes.
*Admittance of the Hong Kong Fashion Week is limited to those who are over 18 years old as requested by the organizer, Hong Kong Trade Development Council.
Fee Remission
Participants who apply for Raffles Hong Kong’s Bachelor Degree Course (July and October 2015 Intake) will be waived from the degree course application fee upon successful completion of the 3-day workshop.
*Please consult our Admissions Officer at 2520 6838 for further details of degree course application and fee remission.
Admission & Selection of FDDW
Show us how passionate you are about fashion design – you can write an article, create a short video, send us your CV, submit your design works or portfolio - in any creative format you can think of.
15 students will be selected.
Important Dates:

Admission & Submission Deadline: 1 June 2015 (Mon) 6pm
Result Announcement: 
3 June 2015 (Wed)
Payment Deadline: 
5 June 2015 (Fri) - To secure your place, you must pay the fee by the payment deadline.
Take Action to Realize Your Fashion Dream Now!
Deadline: 1 June 2015 (Mon) 6pm
To apply, please fill in the form below. You will be notified within two working days upon successful registration - our advisors will then help you through the selection process.
If you need advice or assistance, please contact us at
(852) 2520 6838 or enquiry@raffles.edu.hk
We look forward to seeing you in the workshop!

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