Resources for Fashion

Professional Organizations

Fashion and Trends

Fashion Designers and History

Industry Information

Visual Merchandising

Textile & Color Trends


Contact Information

Sharon Scalise, Program Coordinator
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1007, (630) 942-2619

Lisa Horvatin, Program Advisor
(630) 942-2078

Anna Gay, Program Support Specialist
(630) 942-2502

Business and Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034, (630) 942-2592


  • Lexi Traczyk

    Lexi TraczykFashion Studies

    “I’m really blown away that everything is mingling and accumulating to something very fulfilling, and that includes classes outside of the fashion program. I’m not just learning, I’m experiencing and growing into a better, truer version of myself."

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  • Alex Jurczewski

    Alex JurczewskiFashion Studies

    “I feel like I am challenging a new part of my brain that I did not even know existed, and now I see things from a new perspective, which is really working to my advantage.”

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  • Bhavana Jain

    Bhavana JainFashion Studies

    “I have developed wonderful relationships with my professors, and I never hesitate to ask them for career advice. They are very passionate about teaching students.”

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  • Valeria Baker

    Valeria BakerFashion Studies

    "The Fashion program at COD has been an inspirational motor in my life. Not only did I find excellent coaching here but I have found the way to express myself in a manner I never thought possible."

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  • Judith Smith

    Judith SmithFashion Studies

    "Every instructor was extremely helpful and generous with their time, knowledge and experience. I feel very privileged to have had them as teachers." 

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  • Anna Loosli

    Anna LoosliFashion Studies

    "I would definitely recommend College of DuPage for any person who has an interest in entering the fashion design world as this school provides a broad offering of design courses to help anyone learn and grow."

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