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                                    PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS FOR
                           THE HIGH SCHOOL OF FASHION INDUSTRIES
 
All students applying to the High School of Fashion Industries must take the entrance examination and prepare a portfolio to be presented during the admissions exam.
 
BASIC GUIDELINES 
 
• Complete an Art, Business Marketing and Visual Merchandising or Fashion Design portfolio depending on which program you would like to major in at the High School of Fashion Industries. You may create more than one portfolio.
• All work should be neat, clean and unwrinkled.
• Drawings should be done on unlined paper and mounted on construction paper (preferably black so your illustrations stand out).
• Place all work into an appropriately sized envelope, folder or case.
**Put forth your best effort. Remember that a neat, well-organized and complete portfolio will without a doubt be recognized
 

OTHER IMPORTANT TIPS
 
• Use different medium such as colored pencils, watercolor or tempera paints, charcoal and oil pastels.
• VARIETY is an important characteristic of a well developed portfolio.
• RESEARCH different famous artists and their works to gather ideas to create your own original pieces. The NYC public library has a vast collection of art history.
 
 
PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS:

 
Art, Illustration, & Graphics:
Submit 5 pieces of original art work
Art work can be submitted either ONLINE on the school’s website – www.fashionhighschool.net - or IN PERSON by appointment only
 
 
Fashion Design:
Submit 5 original fashion illustrations
Fashion illustrations can be submitted either ONLINE on the school’s website – www.fashionhighschool.net - or IN PERSON by appointment only
 
 
Business and Visual Merchandising:
 
Submit a 200-word essay describing a student’s favorite store to shop and a visual advertisement for this store
This essay and advertisement can be submitted either ONLINE on the school’s website – www.fashionhighschool.net - or IN PERSON by appointment only