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Banson NYC Programs

Paris Adventure

October 24 - 31, 2021

Have you always wanted to visit Paris? Would you love to learn about French fashion from the people, brands and stores that create it? As a bonus, would you like to take a walk on the Champs Elysees and explore some of Paris’s other famous attractions like The Louvre, Versailles, The Arc de Triomphe and The Eiffel Tower? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions then we are excited to let you know that Banson NYC is venturing across the ocean to Paris and will be offering our first-ever Paris Adventure in October 2021. It is designed to give high school and college students a chance to experience the fashion industry in Paris by themselves, with their friends or with a relative. The program will be 7-days long with 4-days of industry appointments, a fashion show, visits to the Musee Yves Saint Laurent and the Louis Vuitton Foundation and even a 2-Day Paris Museum Pass to explore the most famous attractions the city has to offer. Students will stay in a deluxe hotel in Paris’s City Centre neighborhood with their friends/relatives or they will be matched up with other participants of the program.  


Paris Adventure
October 24 - 31,  2021

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In-Person and Virtual Fashion Camps For Summer 

Banson NYC is excited to offer 2 In-person and 3 Virtual Fashion Camps for high school and college students in 2021.  
In-Person and Virtual Fashion Career Camps:
These camps will teach the students the fundamentals of the fashion industry by providing an insider's perspective.  Although the visits will be on ZOOM for the virtual camps, they will be of the same quality and content as our in-person visits.  We will design each camp to spotlight a wide variety of careers ranging from merchandsiing, media, design, styling, buying, blogging, public relations and production to name a few.  Each program will also include interactive activities like  a sustainable design project and tips on successful interviewing techniques and appropriate attire to wear.  The in-person camp includes an Assortment Planning Seminar to learn more about the buying process and the virtual camp has a Master Class in Beauty with your own personal beauty box.  We will end the program with a panel discussion from former students on how they landed internships/jobs and advice they have for making your college choice the right fit for you.  Each camp is a week long.  The in-person one is 5 full days and the virtual one consists of 18-20 hours.  We accept applications on a first come, first served basis.

Summer 2021 In-Person Career Camps
Session A: 6/13/21 – 6/18/21
Session B: 7/11/21 – 7/16/21

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Summer 2021 Virtual Career Camps
Session C: 6/20/21 – 6/25/21

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Virtual Fashion Styling Camp:
Our From Closet to Concept camp will teach students about styling through their own closets.  Throughout the week they will uncover their personal style, learn about different fashion styles, how attitude and feeling dictate style and much more.  Upon completion, students will understand that style affects their success in every aspect of life.  They will gain greater self-awareness, a new point of view and knowledge that will prepare them for college interviews, networking, social occasions and much more.  This camp will be taught by two industry professionals that are now university professors.  It consists of 10 hours of live instruction + offline hours.  We accept applications on a first come, first served basis.

Summer 2021 Virtual Styling Camp
Session E: 7/19/21 – 7/23/21

Virtual Fashion Design Camp:
Our Where Fashion Design Begins camp will teach students about the very first step of fashion design: finding inspiration.  Throughout the week students will learn about inspiration and how to create a mood board.  The week will simulate how a designer finds inspiration and brings it to life using visual imagery of color, shape and form.  Upon completion, students will have an original mood board of their own creation.  This camp will be taught by two industry professionals that are now university professors.  It consists of 10 hours of live instruction + offline hours. We accept applications on a first come, first served basis.

Summer 2021 Virtual Design Camp
Session D: 6/28/21 – 7/2/21
 

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Fashion Week Adventure

Have you ever dreamt of seeing real live runway fashion shows in NYC?  Have you considered a career in styling or public relations? Would you love to go shopping in one of NYC's hottest neighborhoods in Brooklyn?  If you answered "yes" to any of these questions then you will be happy to know that Banson NYC is excited to offer a Fashion Week Adventure during Fall 2022 fashion week in September  It is designed to give high school and college students a chance to experience fashion week in NYC by themselves, with their friends or with a relative (parents, grandmothers and aunts are welcome!)  The program will be 5-days long with at least two of those days being focused on fashion shows and all that goes into the execution of these fabulous events.  Students will stay in a deluxe hotel in midtown with their friends/relatives or they will be matched up with other participants of the program. 
Fashion Week Adventures
Spring 2022: 9/9/21 - 9/13/21

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Customized Fashion Study Tours (both in-person and virtual) for Individual Schools

We offer customized Banson NYC tours of the fashion industry for individual schools or groups.  For more information please click the link below, fill out the group inquiry form and we will get back to you.

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Who might you meet on a Banson NYC trip?

 

  • VICE PRESIDENT OF MERCHANDISING for one of the leading eCommerce partners in the fashion industry
  • VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES of a full scale global fashion and lifestyle company
  • MARKET ANALYST for one of the industry's leading buying offices
  • VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCTION for one of the leaders in the apparel and footwear industry
  • CHIEF MERCHANDISING OFFICER of a better specialty baby brand
  • VICE PRESIDENT OF ADVERTISING of one of the world's most recognized premium lifestyle brands
  • ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE for a manufacturer of product for merchandising presentation
  • FASHION DESIGNER / OWNER of a classic retro childrenswear line
  • VICE PRESIDENT OF MERCHANDISING for one of America's premier women's apparel specialty retailers
  • VICE PRESIDENT OF PLANNING for one of the most successful designers in America
  • PRESIDENT OF SALES for one of the country's biggest moderate denim labels