ESMOD was founded in 1841 by Alexis Lavigne, tailor of the Empress Eugénie and the inventor of the bust mannequin, flexible centimeter and first written method. ESMOD was the first school in the world to value and convey the basics of expertise so preciously guarded. Its reputation, its international network in 14 countries and privileged relationships with the industry guarantee to all its students today a successful integration into the world of fashion internationally.

ESMOD is present in Lebanon since 1999. The number of students graduating from our school exceeds the thousand and most of them work for prestigious brands or created their own label. 
Our goal is to create a culture of innovation, creativity and technicality, and to equip our students with the skills required for the fashion jobs of today and tomorrow, adapting the training to the evolution of the fashion field.

BA in Fashion & Pattern drafting

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Short Courses

  • Fashion Design - Womenswear

    Introduction to the fashion field. Learn how to draw the fashion figurine in different body positions. General knowledge about colors and basic products: skirt, shirt and pants. Search for a personal inspiration and learn specific approaches in order to create a mini collection of coherent products.

    Notes: You do not need to previously know how to sketch, you will learn the skills during the class. Bring with you some A4 papers and pencils, a notebook and lots of enthousiasm and creativity!


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