Style Semester Launches in NY!
via Steven Connors
Skillshare’s Style Semester is finally here! We’re inviting you to channel your inner-sartorialist, become more like Cary Grant, or live out your Project Runway dreams. We’ve brought together a terrific mix of fun, creative, and hands-on classes in New York centered around style and fashion, happening from now until the end of September.
And we’ve also partnered with Racked, who will be sponsoring $1,000 worth of $10 scholarships for students to take Style Semester classes. Be sure to check them out and sign up for their daily newsletter! Click here for more information on how to redeem your Racked Scholarship.
Check out the full list of classes below (and be sure to check back often, as this list will continuously be updated with new classes!)
Sneakerology: A History of Sneakers, from Chucks to Cha-Ching
Tuesday, July 31st
Join Sneakerologist Elliott Curtis for a class on the history of sneakers.
Denim Rehab: Mending and Slimming
Sunday, August 5th & Thursday, August 30th
Repair a favorite pair of denim or slim down an older pair in this class with Moni Briones of SEW Moni.
Sartorialism for Startups
Monday, August 6th
Startup/Tech folks - Learn how to step your sartorial game up with Skillshare’s Peter Boyce.
A Beginner’s Guide to Clothing Quick-Fixes
Wednesday, August 8th & Tuesday, August 28th
Learn how to fix those nasty little tears, poorly sized garments, and the oh-too-often MIA button with Ingrid Kenyon.
Meet the Machine: An Introduction to Sewing
Thursday, August 9th & Sunday, August 26th
Moni Briones of SEW Moni offers an introduction to the sewing machine.
Borrowed from Him: How to Pull of the “Boyfriend” Look
Monday, August 13th & Wednesday, September 19th
Leighann Farrelly pulls from her years working in fashion to help you perfect the “Boyfriend” look.
More than Just Gel: Styling Men’s Hair & A Guide to Products
Tuesday, August 14
Learn about different products and styling techniques, including how to pull off the perfect “tousled-hair look”, in this class from the School of John Allan’s.
How to Wash Dry Clean-Only Items Yourself with The Laundress
Wednesday, August 15th & Wednesday, September 10th
Join the co-founders of The Laundress as they go over everything from washing a cashmere sweater to caring for your favorite shirt, all without the dry cleaner!
From Timex to Rolex: An Intro to Watches, Movements & Buying
Monday, August 20th & Tuesday, September 25th
A hands-on introduction to watches, movements, and watch buying from collector Mark Chou.
Lingerie Workshop: Adding Trims & Beading
Sunday, August 26th
Learn how to enhance your current lingerie collection with lace, beads, and trim with Moni Briones of SEW Moni.
Do Away with the All-In-One Product: Elevating Your Facial Regimen
Tuesday, August 28th
This class in the School of John Allan’s will help guys learn how to step up their facial regimen.
An Intro to Fashion Illustration with PaperFashion
Saturday, September 8th
Join Katie Rodgers, the creator of FashionPaper, for an intro to fashion illustrating.
Sneakerology Studio (Online Class)
Monday, September 10th - Monday, October 8th (5-session course)
In this project-based online class that can be taken anywhere in the world, Sneakerologist Elliott Curtis works you through how to design and market your own sneaker!
The Hunt: Sorting Vintage Treasure From Trash
Monday, September 17th
Learn how to have fun vintage shopping and pick out the treasure from the trash with Kate Sekules of Refashioner.
The Hunt: Designer Stalking in the Sample Sale Wars
Monday, September 24th
Learn sample sale techniques - from finding them to acing them - with Kate Sekules of Refashioner.
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