About Us

International Fashion Design School


We are pleased to offer you a wonderful opportunity to study Fashion Design in the beautiful location of Montreux, Switzerland .

Being the official representative of the Instituto di Moda Burgo (IMB) in Switzerland, we provide the same teaching and training techniques that have carved out IMB’s reputation for the last 55 years.

Our certified teachers will share their expertise, experience and passion to help you acquire indispensable skills and boost your own creativity and style. IMB is proud of having extensive connections in the Fashion Industry worldwide which will make it possible for you to get a privileged access to many distinguished designers and fashion houses. IMB is undoubtedly your doorway to the World of Fashion.

Our courses and curriculum are provided in English; however, we are a multilingual school as our teachers speak a variety of languages including English, French, Italian and Russian. 

Our Location

Swiss Mode is based in the picturesque town of Montreux on the shores of Lake Geneva (Lac Leman), which is home to many international schools. Montreux is renown for its world famous music festival and has been a haven for many iconic people over the years such as Charlie Chaplin, Vladimir Nabokov, David Bowie and Freddie Mercury. 

Montreux provides the perfect setting to inspire you and let your creativity come alive while enjoying a world-renowned Swiss education. You will get a wonderful opportunity to meet like-minded students as well as proficient teachers for an unparalleled learning and training experience in Fashion Design in Switzerland.

Montreux has a direct train connection with Milan (3hr Journey) which facilitates close exchanges with IMB’s headquarters in the Italian fashion capital. Montreux is situated a half hour from world renown ski resorts in the Alps, 1 hour from Geneva and 2.5 hours from Zurich by train.


Natacha Blazquez - School Director

A graduate of the Gorky School of Design (honors) and the Moscow International School of Design, Natacha has been the director of Swiss Mode since 2016. After a succesful career as an Art Director, Natacha took a leap of faith to enter the education field, and has never looked back. 

More than just a school director, Natacha also teaches and is ever-present to help and support students along their journey. Her artistic and design talents have, and will continue to, inspire many.

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