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Digital Playground: Where Luxury Fashion is Finding its Sense of Humour
How does humour help build a fashion brand? Learn how fashion businesses are connecting with a new generation of consumers.
Created by Dr. Vanessa Marcie, offered on FutureLearn
Humour helps connect humans on an emotional level, and it’s a strategy brands are now using to attract a whole new generation of customers.
On this three-week course, you’ll delve into the definition of the science of humour and its application by both heritage and luxury fashion brands to rejuvenate their creativity.
You’ll discover why brands are infusing humour into their digital campaigns, and how they are implementing it across social media to connect with younger consumers.Explore case studies from top fashion brands
You’ll delve into the sensations of humour and joy, and understand their role in the creative process.
To help explore these concepts, you’ll unpack a range of case studies from top luxury fashion brands including Vivienne Westwood and Hanifa.Delve into different communication strategies
You’ll critically assess communication strategies put forward by luxury fashion brands to understand which techniques work.
You’ll also analyse the ethics of humanising a brand by using humour. In particular, you’ll evaluate the development of brand ‘personas’ and the consequences of this.
By the end of this course, you’ll understand why and how fashion brands use humour in their digital communication strategies, and the opportunities and challenges that surround this.
This course is designed for anyone wanting to learn about fashion consumer psychology and the role of digital strategies.
It will be particularly beneficial for those wanting to pursue a career in the fashion industry.
What you will learn
- Explore the luxury fashion social media landscape through the lens of the science of humor
- Critically assess communication strategies put forward by luxury fashion brands
- This course is designed for anyone wanting to learn about fashion consumer psychology and the role of digital strategies.
- It will be particularly beneficial for those wanting to pursue a career in the fashion industry.
FutureLearn is a British digital education platform founded in December 2012. It offers everything from regular online courses to full online degrees, offered in partnership with dozens of universities globally. With close to 5 million monthly visitors, it’s a popular choice for many.