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√ Eco-sustainable academy
√ Quality and personalized training
√ Experiences in the field
√ Professional professors in the fashion sector
√ Small classes, real work teams
√ Certified and recognized certificates
√ Accredited body of the Lombardy Region recognized at National, European and International level by FDA 

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, a renowned designer since 1989, who has worked with the likes of Katharine Hamnet, J.P. Gaultier, G. Venturi, L. Soprani and many others. His vision was to create an avant-garde Academy that would preserve the strong identity of true Italian fashion and Made in Italy.

Today Daniele C.M Fittole is the CEO of the Academy and Founder of GED srl, a training company located 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.

learning by doing

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 some of them internationally renowned such as Roberto Cavalli, Ermanno Scervino, Antonio Marras, Santo Versace, Gimmi Baldinini, Armando Pollini, Lee Wood and John Richmond, all with the desire to pass on their experience to the new generation of fashion pioneers.

Each IFDA student therefore has the unique and exceptional opportunity to to study in a small work team led by a team leader teacher.


Through its qualified staff, IFDA offers its expert knowledge to a selected number of students, to ensure job-focused training.

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


3,946 Trained students
157 Organized or participated fairs
62,583 Hours of lessons
87% Students entered the world of work