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February 12, 2022

As founders of fashion line MONSE and creative directors at Oscar de la Renta, Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia have transcended their industry with a partnership that’s more than the sum of its parts. Now they’re teaching you their secrets to creative collaboration. Learn to cultivate strong business relationships, navigate the creative process, and join forces with others to improve the workplace—and the work.

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Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia’s meteoric rise to fame in the fashion industry is no fluke. The pair, who are best friends, met while working at Oscar de la Renta on the label’s design team. They immediately bonded under the mentorship of Oscar and began to form their distinctive vision and point of view.

Later in their careers they returned to Oscar de la Renta as creative directors, and in 2016 they launched their own fashion label, MONSE. The now-iconic design duo has captured the attention of designers and celebrities, cementing their place in the world of fashion as electrifying trendsetters.

Lessons in this online class include:
• Forming a Creative Collaboration
• Finding Inspiration for Your Designs
• Sketching Your Design
• Draping and Fitting Your Design
• Creating the Collection Together
• Case Study: Oscar de la Renta Dresses
• Case Study: MONSE Resort ’22 Collection
• Planning the Perfect Fashion Show
• Launching Your Brand
• Building a Team
• Running a Business
• Maintaining a Happy “Marriage”

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