Your Future in Fashion Starts Here

The course equips learners with the language skills and vocabulary necessary to engage in typical situations in a fashion context.


Who is This Course For?

  • Professionals in fashion ( designers, buyers, merchandisers etc)

  • Stylists and personal shoppers that work with English speaking clients

  • Fashion students

  • Anyone that loves fashion and wants to understand fashion trends and get insights into the fashion industry

  • Fashion influencers, bloggers or any person interested in talking about fashion in English

Course's Aims & Benefits

Fashion Fundamentals aims to equip learners with the language skills and vocabulary necessary to engage in typical situations in a fashion context. It has been developed specifically for people working in or preparing to work in, the fashion industry who need to use English every day at work to communicate.The grammatical structures and vocabulary of a range of topics covered, include: Working in Fashion, Fashion careers, Garment Construction, Production, Creating a brand, Promotion, Retail. Case studies and projects all help students work towards real language progress in this specialized field.


  • 5 specific units

  • 20 unique lessons

  • Multiple videos immediate start/UNLIMITED month access

  • Fun quizzes / Free resources/listening extracts

  • Language tests

  • Downloadable vocabulary list (from English to Italian)

  • 1 bonus 40 min video with a key player in the fashion industry

  • 30 minute live consultation with the teacher and course review after finishing the course by appointment

On successful completion of this course of study;

You will be able to:

  • Learn the vocabulary of fashion

  • Easily understand global fashion trends

  • Be able to express your creativity

  • Communicate like a fashion expert

  • Build confidence to talk to international clients

  • Improve confidence and fluency when using English in a professional capacity Focus on your personal learning goals

  • Find out more about the NYC fashion industry

  • Apply language skills to real world situations within a defined range of contexts

  • Express ideas effectively and communicate information appropriately and grammatically accurately using a range of language skills

  • Recognize and respect different global perspectives

Meet Your Teacher

Founder and Creator of CoraggiosaMenteNYC

Ilyssa Wexler

Ilyssa Wexler created English for FASHION FUNDAMENTALS to give all those that are involved in the fashion industry, access to a practical, valuable, easy-to-understand course that will help boost their fashion careers immediately. This course is also run in NYC at a language college in Times square during the summer months. The hope is for the students to build the basics online and then book there trip to NYC! CoraggiosamenteNYC and Ilyssa Wexler hope to inspire those that speak English as a second language to communicate with more confidence when it comes to all things fashion. Check out more at

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What Past Clients Are Saying About This Course

Un corso super utile

by Ludovica Fares

Il corso e' super utile, come fashion designer ho trovato molte cose interessanti, specialmente per migliorare l'inglese del settore e soprattutto per avere una idea piu' chiara del sistema moda. Molto vari gli esercizi, alcuni video sono molto divertenti. Lo consiglio.