IFDA is the number 1 post-diploma and post-graduate fashion academy in Italy that I go through Corsi e Master Certificati e Legalmente Riconosciuti a livello internazionale nel settore della moda, permette ad ogni allievo di costruire la propria carriera professionale in questo ambito specifico.

In the heart of Milan since 2001, thanks to the collaboration between the school, high-level Professionals and leading Companies in the fashion industry, IFDA is among the few able to guarantee concrete and high quality training.



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√ Eco-sustainable fashion school
√ Quality and customized training
√ Certified and Legally Recognized diploma and certificates
√ Esperienze concrete sul campo durante gli studi
√ Senior professional lecturers in
√ Small classes, real work teams
√ Realization of a Thesis Project and a Professional Portfolio.
√ Accredited body of the Lombardy Region with EQF qualifications recognized at national, European and international level
√ Practical internships, with the possibility of induction, at well-known fashion houses.
√ 87% of IFDA students start working in the world of fashion and luxury within 6 months

IFDA is one of the few Milanese fashion schools historically recognized by the institutions


Because it builds ad hoc educational programs specific ad hoc educational programs in line with the demands of the world of work, collaborations with national and international brands and fashion professionals, to provide constant practical experience aimed at job placement.


IFDA was founded in 2001 by Daniele C.M. Fittole, renowned designer active since 1989, of which to his credit 2 Fashion Week milanesi, ha lavorato con designer del calibro di Katharine Hamnet, Jean Paul Gaultier, G. Venturi, L. Soprani, as well as collaborating with various brands and companies. His vision was to create an avant-garde Academy that would preserve the strong identity of true Italian fashion and Made in Italy, which would bridge the enormous gap between training and the needs of the fashion production world.

Oggi Daniele C.M. Fittole è il CEO dell’Accademia e il fondatore del gruppo GED s.r.l., a joint-stock company that operates in higher education, training and business consultancy in the heart of Milan.


IFDA has a unique methodology that uses educational material in continuously updated teaching material, produced directly from experience and professional teachers.


The training is dynamic and personalized ad hoc, where moments of classical theoretical training in the classroom alternate with meetings, laboratories, seminars, workshops and visits to the fairs of the sector, to companies and to the style studios of the sector, it allows our carefully selected students to rub shoulders with renowned professionals and immediately enter the world of fashion.

IFDA is an educational and artistic reality based on the selection of a few students divided into teams and the experience of senior professional teachers, alcuni di fama internazionale e con workshop attivi tenuti da Roberto Cavalli, Ermanno Scervino, Antonio Marras, Santo Versace, Gimmi Baldinini, Armando Pollini, Lee Wood e John Richmond, all with a desire to pass on their experience to the next generation of fashion pioneers.

Each IFDA student then has the unique and exceptional opportunity to study in a small team with a faculty team leader at the head.


Through its qualified staff, IFDA offers its expert knowledge to a selected number of students, to ensure training aimed at work.

IFDA is a training boutique because it maintains a personalized approach with its students.


IFDA is located in Via Filargo 36 in the beating heart of Milan in the center of one of the areas with the highest number of students, one of the areas of international fashion among showrooms of large luxury Maisons, press offices, modeling agencies and photographic sets: its neighbors are Armani, Iulm, Superstudio, Diesel, Fendi, Zegna and many others; close to the headquarters of the Fuorisalone, Fashion Week, Mudec and Armani Silos. 
IFDA location via filargo 36 milano
3,946 Trained students
157 Organized or participated fairs
62,583 Hours of lessons
87% Students entered the world of work
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