FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles Top Questions

What kind of person should attend this school?


creative students


The beauty of going to a fashion school is that any type of person can attend this school as long as they have motivation and drive to make it in the fashion industry.


Someone who is very driven and can work on their own or in groups. He or she needs to have a car to commute to the school and be prepared to not have a social life due to the large amounts of homework and projects.


Dedicated and self-motivated individuals with a thirst for knowledge and a passion for exploration. FIDM will give you as much as you put into it and students should be prepared to work hard and reap the rewards for their dedication . Students who aren't afraid to take risks and enjoy deadline intensive work enviornments would also do well here.


Very creative, goal driven, detail oriented, and challenging. Basically, a person who is on top of their game, meaning they know exactly what they want to do in their education, career and life. Time management is a plus.