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Students' works

Who can join our classes:

High School, Undergraduate, Postgraduate Students, or any age group who want to be a fashion designer.


Introduction to Nova Chiu's InNOVATIVE Folio Fashion Design class:

Tailored for students interested in becoming fashion designers. The course setting is highly targeted, and it is carefully designed for applicants to well-known international or Canadian institutions to ensure that students can prepare a professional portfolio that can be admitted to any ideal university.


The objective of this highly intensive fashion programme is for students to produce a portfolio of work which can be used to apply for an undergraduate, postgraduate fashion programme, or for employment or personal development. You will be given advice about future studies and follow projects in order to create a portfolio that represents your own personal approach to fashion design.

This programme will push your understanding of fashion and challenge your preconceived ideas of how to design garments. Visual research, experimentation and idea development combined with unique presentation skills are at the focus of everything you do. You will be expected to work hard, find inspiration in new and unexpected places and identify your strengths and weaknesses whilst learning to overcome your limitations. Each stage group consists of approximately 5-8 students or individual one-to-one tuition is available too.

InNOVATIVE Folio is a fashion design and making class that offers you the chance to experience and explore fashion across a range of disciplines. This course will develop your understanding of fashion in the broadest sense by giving you the opportunity to experience varied disciplines across fashion design, media communication and fashion business.

The course is looking for committed applicants who want to find inspiration in new and unexpected ways and to identify their strengths, to become a successful fashion practitioner. This course has been designed for those who intend to progress to university to study for a fashion degree or to help you choose the path you want to take as a career. The course will help you understand and explore the key ideas influencing the fashion industry today and challenge you to think creatively and more deeply about fashion, as your chosen career.

You will develop skills in visual research, experimentation and idea generation which are fundamentals for fashion innovation and creative thinkers. You will develop relevant presentation skills to build an exciting body of work that represents your skills and specialist fashion direction. You will also start to understand how to reflect on your work, be critical and justify your ideas and opinions. Each stage group consists of approximately 5-8 students.

Summer Classes are open to apply now, please fill out the form below for more details:


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Winter 2023-24


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Jessica Bumpus, editor of the famous British magazine Vogue, once commented on Nova Chiu in the preview of London Fashion Week: “With a penchant for color and innovative textiles, we’re expecting a vivid sartorial statement from this designer.”


Poppy Sukulku, editor of XO Magazine in the UK, commented on Nova Chiu: "Everything seemed to be linked carefully through the patterns and textures used throughout the show. Each garment was easily a stand-alone piece. The collection as a whole was very cohesive and flowed easily from one look to the next."

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