Luxury Connect Business School is a pioneer in luxury education in India. Over the years, we have crafted and designed some of the best education programs in the luxury space which time and again have been recognized as the best in the industry. The School has intensively focussed on providing the same luxury experience to its students as one expects from a luxury professional in a high-end luxury brand. From industry leaders and professionals with decades of luxury experience as faculty, industry connect that offers latest insights from the world of luxury brands, internships for students at some of the most envious and premium brands in the world, Luxury Connect Business School offers the complete package for a wholesome luxury education.
As part of our continuous efforts to evolve for the betterment of our students, we have recently partnered with one of Milan’s premium business schools – Accademia Del Lusso. Founded in 2005, Accademia del Lusso is an Italian Institution that specializes in training students and professionals various aspects of the fashion and design industry, from Design to Management, Marketing to Style. This prestigious Italian School of Fashion and Design was born with the aim of connecting the job market’s needs constantly in search of competently trained professionals – with the aspirations of those who want to begin a career in Fashion and Design. The institution is known for providing an authentic and stimulating educational experience to all those who want to turn their passion into reality. Today the school welcomes students from across the globe to learn fashion the Italian way.
Accademia Del Lusso is known for its innovative teaching methods combined with authenticity to shape well-rounded, trend-inspiring professionals who have been known to go on to create their own mark in the world of fashion and design. It truly is a modern institution that mainly focuses on young students who hold a strong passion for the fashion world, and who desire to make a profession in the industry. It is also chosen by experienced professionals who intend to consolidate and enrich their professional skills. The school takes pride in the fact that every student gets a direct experience with the world of fashion which is achieved through interactive lessons, project workshops, and participation in catwalks, exclusive events, and fashion shows.
World Class Luxury Education Experience
Students can now experience top class ‘Made In Italy’ luxury as part of the specifically designed 12 Weeks Luxury education program. Named Made In Italy & Luxury Goods Industry Education, the program offers first-hand experience in the world of luxury to students desirous of making their career in the industry. Combining traditional quality standards with innovative teaching, Accademia del Lusso offers a diverse community of staff and students from around the globe, committed to providing you with the best possible support and opportunities to make your experience at Accademia del Lusso truly outstanding.
The main site of Accademia del Lusso is in Milan, on Via Montenapoleone, no. 5, an exclusive street at the heart of Milan’s fashion district, meaning students are surrounded by influences and are immersed in a dynamic, trend-setting environment that enhances learning and serves as a never-ending stimulus for creativity and originality. The students will pursue several classes in the main campus located on the main shopping district. Considered to be the most exclusive and the most sophisticated fashion district in Milan and Europe, the district is home to all the top names in fashion and design. The beautiful district traces the old city walls built by Roman Emperor Maximian. Post World War II, Via Monte Napoleone transformed into Milan and Italy’s most sought-after fashion destination. The district boasts of the crème-de-la-crème luxury fashion and design brands such as Baccarat, Balenciaga, Versace, Valentino, Gucci, Missoni, Ferragamo, Hermès and many others.
At roughly 10 mins walking distance from Via Monte Napoleone is the Duomo. Italian for a Cathedral, the Duomo is located in the center of the city and is considered to be the best landmark in Milan. The cathedral took more than 600 years to finish and is one of the largest cathedrals in Italy and Europe. Inside the church, various stained glasses reflect in many colors by lights and paintings and sculptures depicting the history of Christianity. One can even purchase tickets to go to the rooftop for a view of the entire city of Milan besides the sculptures of Gothic architecture. This massive Gothic Cathedral is considered to be the best example of the Gothic architecture in Italy and its original design has a unique beauty that one must experience when in Milan.
The street is also within walking distance from Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Italy’s oldest active shopping mall. The mall has been in existence since the Roman era and is a major landmark of Milan. Designed and built in the 1860s, the Mall is at the center of the city and is a marvel in its own. The arcade primarily contains luxury retailers selling haute couture, jewelry, books, and paintings, as well as restaurants, cafés, bars, and a hotel, the Town House Galleria. The Galleria is famous for being home to some of the oldest shops and restaurants in Milan, such as Biffi Caffè which was founded in 1867 by Paolo Biffi, who was the pastry chef to the monarch, the world-famous Savini restaurant, and the Art Nouveau classic Camparino.
Via Monte Napoleone itself, in substance, is synonymous with richness, good taste, and elegance. It is the principal door of all the great stylists. The street is lined with shop windows that showcase the best from the luxury world. Via Monte Napoleone is used as a backdrop for various fashion shows and other events on a regular basis. Walking along Via Monte Napoleone means being able to live a double experience: an experience based on a craftsmanship tradition, and the other based on luxury fashion. High street shoppers are often found browsing through Italian and international design outlets, jewelers, furriers, and antique dealers. Some of the finest examples of visual merchandising and store design are to be seen here. The street also is known for one of Italy’s oldest pasticceria i.e. Caffè Cova. Celebrated for its product excellence, impeccable service, and fascinating interiors, Caffè Cova is an institution that exalts tailored craftsmanship and creativity.
Students who sign up for the course will get to first-hand experience what true luxury means. One gets the taste of the high life: world-famous Milanese tiramisu, exquisite architectural facades and porticoes, fast cars and high fashion. On a good day, you may even spot the odd celebrity and famous designers walking by. Whether you marvel at Marni’s courtyard, search for sparkling stones in Sabbadini or pick up this season’s must-haves in Prada, there is something for everyone. Via Monte Napoleone is the reason why millions of tourists from across the world throng to the location which in turn produces almost 12% of Milan’s GDP.
Via Monte Napoleon not only offers students a view into the high street customer’s perspective but also what it means to be employed in the industry and how professionals hone their craft to become the best in the industry.
A short distance from Milan is the campus hostel where students will be living. The prestigious and imposing structure hosting it, harmoniously located in the green of the surrounding park, dates back to the beginning of the ’70s when IBM commissioned the architect Bruno Morassutti to build a business training center interpreting the technological vocation of the multinational company. Today the setting and highly modern and functional architectural design, combined with the quality of the services, make Milano International Campus the ideal place to study, follow courses, seminars, and conferences. With 270 rooms, the restaurant, classrooms, library and common areas, the Campus is equipped to make the best use of the most advanced learning and working tools.
The 12 weeks luxury education program offers an immersive experience to students, one that showcases the world of luxury at its finest at one of the biggest luxury capitals in the world i.e. Milan, Italy.
The program includes
- Luxury Branding & Communication 4.0,
- MADE IN ITALY & Luxury Goods Industry,
- New Product Development & Merchandising and
- Sustainable Luxury & Fashion
The subjects are interactive theory subjects which cover the whole spectrum of luxury businesses, helping students understand how luxury businesses responsibly operate globally. Additionally, there are also frequent occasions during training to meet face-to-face with brands, industry professionals and to visit prominent events in the fashion, design and luxury industry during the program.
Field visits are an integral part of the program. Hence, the program has been purposefully designed with specific field visits to some of the most prominent brands’ locations that help students to better understand the decades of history behind the brands, their ethos, and values.
Field Visits offer a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience luxury firsthand with industrial visits for research and education purposes and include some of the most prominent locations such as
WINERY & FOOD: Ferrari Franciacorta & Eataly etc.
LUXURY CARS: Lamborghini Factory & Museum, Ferrari Factory & Museum, etc.
LUXURY HOSPITALITY: Bulgari Hotel, Armani Hotel, etc.
LUXURY RETAIL: Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Versace, etc.
JEWELS & PERFUMERY: Bulgari, Verga Gioielli, etc.
MUSEUMS: Armani Silos, Fondazione Prada/Osservatorio Prada
LUXURY DESIGN: Armani Casa, De Padova etc.
ACCESSORIES & LEATHER GOODS: Production Site: Crocodile Bags & Leather Goods, Production Site: Luxury Shoes – Parabiago, Atelier Giusy Bresciani
EVENTS: Fashion Shows & Presentations, Trade Fairs: Mipel/ Micam/ Lineapelle/ Milano Unica/ Salone Del Mobile/Fuorisalone
As you can see, the planned field visits show students a completely different world, the world of luxury that only a select few have the opportunity to experience. These field visits also help students in truly understanding the meaning of luxury and opulence in its essence and the necessary skills required to excel in the industry.
Accademia Del Lusso as a premier institution has focussed heavily on ensuring a world-class education to its students who come from all over the world to learn in depth the nuances of the luxury industry. As a promise of commitment to quality, the school ensures small class sizes which solidify the student-teacher relationship and guarantee that everyone receives the attention they deserve and need in order to reach beyond their full potential.
World class facilities, historic city, marvelous campus, top of the line quality luxury education, first class facilitators, opportunities to meet and learn from industry leaders and professionals, and visits to some of the most historic locations in the luxury world, the 12 weeks “MADE IN ITALY & LUXURY GOODS INDUSTRY” program is the epitome of luxury education bar to none.
Brought to students and professionals in India by Luxury Connect Business School, the program is truly an experience that needs to be experienced at least once in a lifetime.
For more details on the program and our other luxury education programs, you may connect with Luxury Connect Business School via our communication channels and our admissions team would be glad to answer any of your questions.
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