Haute Couture training

Richard Robinson Academy of Fashion Design specializes in Haute Couture training. We have a 50 year successful track record as the leading Haute Couture Academy in Canada.

A graduate from our Academy will have a heightened knowledge of the fashion industry and you will easily be able to transfer into the industrial fashion world if you choose to do so.

So many of our graduates become successful entrepreneurs either by starting their own brands or by building a retail business. Some of our graduates have moved into careers with Coach, Cirque du Soleil and the Military garment industry either by sewing uniforms and apparel or by doing quality control.

There are so many other domains in this industry to explore. We offer you access and guidance in pursuing your career in the fashion world.

We are the only Haute Couture Fashion Design Academy in Canada. We pride ourselves on quality and prestige. Haute Couture means “hand made”. A properly finished haute couture garment is as beautiful on the inside as it is on the outside.

Our Founder

The Academy was founded by the famous Canadian Fashion Designer, Richard Robinson. Known for our European flair, the Academy is recognized for teaching the highest standards in fashion. A graduate from our Academy will have the skills and talent to work in any aspect of the Fashion Industry anywhere in the world.

Richard Robinson Academy of Fashion Design is a Private Career College registered under the Ministry of Colleges and Universities.

Mission Statement

  1. With a focus on Haute Couture, Richard Robinson Academy of Fashion Design is committed to maintaining a high level of quality and prestige while guiding our students towards success in the Fashion Industry.
  2. The Academy welcomes students from all parts of Canada and the World. Our programs are offered in English but we have a bilingual staff and respect both of Canada’s official languages by offering French and English exams.
  3. Richard Robinson Academy of Fashion Design is committed to our students’ success in the expression of design. We believe that fashion is an inner expression that is translated into an outward design that communicates in a language that everyone can understand.