About Us

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Richard Robinson Academy of Fashion Design is situated in the heart of downtown Ottawa surrounded by the National Gallery of Canada, the Canadian Museum of History, the Notre-Dame Basilica, and the By-Ward Market.

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.

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 Career Colleges and Universities, you can apply to financial aid through any province or territory. Please call us at 613-241-5233 for more information or visit www.canada.ca

Mission Statement

  1. Richard Robinson Academy of Fashion Design is a unique Fashion Academy where the founder is a renowned international Fashion Designer. Our programs are tailored with a European foundation and Haute Couture is our focus.
  2. 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.  The Academy welcomes students from all parts of Canada and the World.
  3. Richard Robinson Academy of Fashion Design believes in quality and provides the highest standards in all its programs and courses.