After 5 years of teaching students and nurturing careers the London College of Style has a well-established reputation as one of the world’s leading schools in fashion and style. The London College of Style has seen over 1,500 students from all over the world advance their career through study and development both on campus at our HQ in the fashion capital that is London and through e-learning and in recent years at our locations in India and newly open Dubai.
The spirit of LCS is authenticity, credibility and industry experience. Both directors and lecturers have been established for many years within the industry and offer insight, contacts and insider tips in how to carve out a successful and sustainable career.Founded by industry experts Wendy Elsmore and Dan Blake both of whom are passionate about the courses that they run and the careers development of each student. Both have been in the industry for over 20 years and bring a wealth of experience to the college as well as contacts and best practice. They seamlessly together with a keen and clear eye on the future, and the evolution of the fashion and style industries and to ensure that advances in working techniques, industry developments, technology and software are also a strong focus.
Wendy, a former This Morning fashion presenter, has worked with many of the big, global brands as a stylist, and has forged a successful career as personal stylist to celebrities and real people alike. She is the stylist of choice for body shape, colour and image creation. Wendy has a great appreciation of style and knows the challenges that any great and growing stylist faces.
Dan, an editorial menswear stylist, has styled for many of the leading magazines in both the commercial and fashion elite world including British GQ and L’Officiel. Dan adds fashion editor for 7th Man and Streets among many other publications that he has edited for. He is an experienced publisher with a deep understanding of the publishing world. As a stylist, he has also worked for many of the international designers and brands which gives him a great understanding of what is required to make it in the styling world.
The college welcomes students from all over the world and has a strong focus on ongoing professional support and works with each student to develop their confidence as well as their creativity into the work place in an environment that is motivating support, inspiring creativity.
LCS teaches personal styling & editorial foundation and advanced 3 and 6 month styling courses and personal styling short courses to a high industry standard. The ultimate aim of creating, developing and nurturing careers and talent.
2016 sees the launch of LCS courses in Dubai, with further development of the partnership with FAD into new countries.
January 2017 brings the launch of LCS make up beginners and advanced courses again taught by industry leaders, which focus on experience and careers.
The college is accredited by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education as a short course provider.
At LCS we work closely with our global partner FAD International with LCS courses being taught through Asia & Dubai with plans for expansion into other territories in 2016.