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This six-month career focused Advanced Diploma delivers the ultimate training package, equipping you with the skills, contacts and industry experiences to fast track a career in editorial fashion and personal celebrity styling at professional level

Course Details
  • Course Overview

  • This professional accelerator course takes you from beginner to advanced level of proficiency in 6 months, combining the Fashion & Personal Styling Foundation Diploma with the Fashion Styling Advanced Diploma over concurrent terms.

    Delivered in a paced and challenging learning environment, you can take advantage of industry fast-tracking for notable careers in fashion and personal styling, that usually take several years to develop.

    This professional accelerator course takes you from beginner to advanced level of proficiency in 6 months, combining the Fashion & Personal Styling Foundation Diploma with the Fashion Styling Advanced Diploma over concurrent terms.

    Delivered in a paced and challenging learning environment, you can take advantage of industry fast-tracking for notable careers in fashion and personal styling, that usually take several years to develop.

    Beginning with the rudiments of fashion and celebrity styling, no stone is unturned in this comprehensive training where you will learn to adapt and draw on knowledge across varied training subjects, from grass roots level to elevating as a proficient stylist.

    The duration of this training period allows you the space and time to explore your individual creativity. You will develop skills in fashion and personal styling, in a supported environment. LCS tutors guide you and your student group to identify key strengths and creative acumen, to be nurtured across fashion and personal styling. Finding your footing in a highly competitive market place, including the world of fashion and personal celebrity styling can be tricky, so the course equips you to understand your points of difference and individual creative aesthetic in preparation for professional success.

    You will hone creative skills, theory and practical technique in the first three months, in preparation for industry engagement in months 4-5 of the training, when you will work alongside LCS partners including reputable fashion publications, celebrity, recording artists, some of London’s leading fashion PR’s, fashion photographers and other recognised creatives, building invaluable relationships to access luxury fashion samples to credit in your work.

    You will graduate from the 6-month training with an impressive network of professional contacts and be able to showcase a sizeable portfolio of editorial work. Focus will be on your published work in print and online to attract further editorial commissions and commercial clients.  The later part of training elevates to working with glossy magazines, e-com, recording artists, celebrities and ad campaigns, with realistic paid industry opportunity post-training.

    Please refer to the individual courses by clicking on the links above for their detailed course overviews.

    Would you like a career in?
    This course is suitable for you if you are looking to begin or elevate careers in:

    • Commercial styling 
    • Styling for advertising & creative agencies
    • E-commerce & brand styling
    • Editorial fashion styling for magazines
    • Fashion editing & magazine production 
    • Personal Styling
    • Styling for TV, Celebrity & Media 
    • Art direction
    • Fashion features writing 
    • Certification

    High-Profile Working Opportunities
    This career focused course is industry steeped, combining training with high profile working opportunity usually reserved for established stylists including: London Fashion Weeks, Paris Fashion Week, TV styling, celebrity styling, editorial fashion styling, glossy publications, brand styling, styling for recording artists, plus the opportunity to collaborate with LCS fashion photography and makeup students on an additional fashion test shoots during each term.

    Personalised Mentoring Support
    Expert personalised tuition and post-training mentoring equips you with the skills and tools for success.  You will receive individual support, during and post-training, focused on individual development in preparation for a career in the fashion industry. On the course, you are taught by a team of leading experts and industry guest speakers within their specialisms for insight and consistent personalised feedback.

    Complimentary
    Students receive:

    • A professional industry styling kit, including portable streamer, pins, clips, tape, sewing kit, shoe horn and other materials
    • An LCS branded tote bag
    • LCS stylist’s little black book and pen
    • LCS study handbook, packed with industry tips, references and study materials
    • Complimentary access to some of London top exhibitions and excursions, organised by LCS
    Learn More
  • Modules Covered

  • Modules covered Term 1:

    1. Fashion Styling
    2. Personal Styling
    3. History of Fashion – Vintage clothing and street style
    4. Celebrity & TV Styling
    5. Commercial Styling
    6. Blogging, Social Media & Influencing

     

    Modules covered Term 2:

    1. Advanced fashion styling techniques
    2. Art Direction
    3. 3 editorial shoot commissions for leading fashion publications up to 8 pages
    4. Commercial styling photoshoot
    5. 1 supervised editorial test shoot submission
    6. Portfolio preparation and presentation
    7. Working with Public Relations (PR)
    8. Attendance at London Fashion Week and London Collections Men
    9. Trend, sub-culture & historical referencing in fashion
    10. Celebrity styling
    11. History of fashion
    12. Fashion features writing
    13. Professional protocols & etiquette
    14. Art direction
    15. Model agencies & bookings

     

    Skills Learnt:

    • Advanced creative portfolio production, over 12 shoots.
    • Historical fashion skills, 20th century (term 1)
    • Historical fashion skills, 15th – 20th century (term 2)
    • Personal Styling.
    • Female body shape.
    • Male physique, formalwear and fit.
    • Chargeable wardrobe edit and personal shopping
    • Colour analysis.
    • Celebrity Styling for TV and media industries.
    • Advanced Fashion Styling skills at advanced level.
    • Commercial styling skills, brands and emerging designers
    • Lookbooks, advertising campaigns, marketing and e-commerce.
    • Blogging and social media.
    • Fashion sourcing skills, work with leading names in London’s fashion PR and media.
    • Impressive CV through supported industry experience
    • Define your portfolio’s aesthetic in published works.
    • Discover your ‘signature style’.
    • Art Direction skills, directing and planning shoots with collaborative teams.
    • Independent skills, establish industry connectivity.
    • Publish your work in print and online as a professional freelance stylist.
    • Celebrity Styling for TV and media industries.
    • Networking skills, developing impressive CV through supported industry experience

    Certification
    LCS is accredited by the BAC (British Accreditation Council) and the course is Diploma certificated awarded at Pass, Merit and Distinction level of achievement.

    LCS Pro-Club
    At LCS, we support your on-going professional development. This includes complimentary membership to the LCS Pro-Club, a powerful community that creates opportunity to network with industry influencers and like-minded creatives for valuable insight and game-changing connections.  LCS Pro-Club welcomes key industry guest speakers, topical debates, brand launches, additional industry learning, plus pro-tips too.

  • Course Fees and Dates

  • Course Fees
    2018-2019
    £7,163 inclusive of VAT

    All course fees can be made via bank transfer, or by selecting a credit card of your choice (using our secure PayPal) Stripe method of payment. Please call us on +44 (0) 20 3096 9966 for details.

    Student Finance
    At LCS, we welcome all applications for industry training in an environment that encourages creatives to flourish. We have partnered with GOV.UK to offer a loan with PCDL (Professional Career Development Loan) as an alternative source of funding for our students. Please see link for further information, or call the LCS office and one of the team will be delighted to answer questions regarding this.

    Course Dates

    2019

    Tuesday 8th January 2019 – Wednesday 26th June 2019

    Term 1
    Tuesday 8th January 2019 – Wednesday 27th March 2019

    Term 2
    Tuesday 9th April 2019 – Wednesday 26th June 2019

     

  • Entry Requirements

  • Successful applicants will demonstrate a keen interest in the subject areas of fashion and personal styling, showing enthusiasm and commitment to take responsibility to work hard in a creative industry steeped environment that encourages creatives to flourish.

    At LCS, we recognise that some of the most creative individuals are not necessarily the ones the excel academically. Therefore, please apply if you do not have the academic standard below and are passionate in your decision to be a stylist or have relevant work experience.

    Preferably 3 GCSEs (grade A-C) or BTEC National Diploma or equivalent for international students.

    Applications must be at least 18 years old at the start of term.

    Course Application
    All students are required to submit a completed LCS application form provided below.

    International Students:
    Courses are taught in English. A good command of the English language is essential as all classes are taught in English. We do not permit interpreters into classes.

    We also recommend you should have an:

    IELTS* score of 6+ IELTS*. Please refer to www. ielts.org for further information. You may not be required to provide an IELTS test certificate if you have proficient skill in English and please refer to the LCS team for advice in this respect at enquiries@londoncollegeofstyle.com

    Depending on your passport of origin, you may be required to apply for  a Short Term Study Visa to legally study in the UK FOR UP TO 6 MONTHS. Please visit www.gov.uk.check-uk-visa visas for more information, or please refer to the LCS team for advice in this respect at enquiries@londoncollegeofstyle.com


    Download the prospectus here for further course details.

  • Campus Information

  • London
    The London College of Style
    The Worx 10 Heathmans Road
    Parsons Green
    London
    SW6 4TJ
    Tel No: +44(0)20 3096 9966
    Email: enquires@londoncollegeofstyle.com

This professional accelerator course takes you from beginner to advanced level of proficiency in 6 months, combining the Fashion & Personal Styling Foundation Diploma with the Fashion Styling Advanced Diploma over concurrent terms.

Delivered in a paced and challenging learning environment, you can take advantage of industry fast-tracking for notable careers in fashion and personal styling, that usually take several years to develop.

This professional accelerator course takes you from beginner to advanced level of proficiency in 6 months, combining the Fashion & Personal Styling Foundation Diploma with the Fashion Styling Advanced Diploma over concurrent terms.

Delivered in a paced and challenging learning environment, you can take advantage of industry fast-tracking for notable careers in fashion and personal styling, that usually take several years to develop.

Beginning with the rudiments of fashion and celebrity styling, no stone is unturned in this comprehensive training where you will learn to adapt and draw on knowledge across varied training subjects, from grass roots level to elevating as a proficient stylist.

The duration of this training period allows you the space and time to explore your individual creativity. You will develop skills in fashion and personal styling, in a supported environment. LCS tutors guide you and your student group to identify key strengths and creative acumen, to be nurtured across fashion and personal styling. Finding your footing in a highly competitive market place, including the world of fashion and personal celebrity styling can be tricky, so the course equips you to understand your points of difference and individual creative aesthetic in preparation for professional success.

You will hone creative skills, theory and practical technique in the first three months, in preparation for industry engagement in months 4-5 of the training, when you will work alongside LCS partners including reputable fashion publications, celebrity, recording artists, some of London’s leading fashion PR’s, fashion photographers and other recognised creatives, building invaluable relationships to access luxury fashion samples to credit in your work.

You will graduate from the 6-month training with an impressive network of professional contacts and be able to showcase a sizeable portfolio of editorial work. Focus will be on your published work in print and online to attract further editorial commissions and commercial clients.  The later part of training elevates to working with glossy magazines, e-com, recording artists, celebrities and ad campaigns, with realistic paid industry opportunity post-training.

Please refer to the individual courses by clicking on the links above for their detailed course overviews.

Would you like a career in?
This course is suitable for you if you are looking to begin or elevate careers in:

  • Commercial styling 
  • Styling for advertising & creative agencies
  • E-commerce & brand styling
  • Editorial fashion styling for magazines
  • Fashion editing & magazine production 
  • Personal Styling
  • Styling for TV, Celebrity & Media 
  • Art direction
  • Fashion features writing 
  • Certification

High-Profile Working Opportunities
This career focused course is industry steeped, combining training with high profile working opportunity usually reserved for established stylists including: London Fashion Weeks, Paris Fashion Week, TV styling, celebrity styling, editorial fashion styling, glossy publications, brand styling, styling for recording artists, plus the opportunity to collaborate with LCS fashion photography and makeup students on an additional fashion test shoots during each term.

Personalised Mentoring Support
Expert personalised tuition and post-training mentoring equips you with the skills and tools for success.  You will receive individual support, during and post-training, focused on individual development in preparation for a career in the fashion industry. On the course, you are taught by a team of leading experts and industry guest speakers within their specialisms for insight and consistent personalised feedback.

Complimentary
Students receive:

  • A professional industry styling kit, including portable streamer, pins, clips, tape, sewing kit, shoe horn and other materials
  • An LCS branded tote bag
  • LCS stylist’s little black book and pen
  • LCS study handbook, packed with industry tips, references and study materials
  • Complimentary access to some of London top exhibitions and excursions, organised by LCS
Learn More

Modules covered Term 1:

  1. Fashion Styling
  2. Personal Styling
  3. History of Fashion – Vintage clothing and street style
  4. Celebrity & TV Styling
  5. Commercial Styling
  6. Blogging, Social Media & Influencing

 

Modules covered Term 2:

  1. Advanced fashion styling techniques
  2. Art Direction
  3. 3 editorial shoot commissions for leading fashion publications up to 8 pages
  4. Commercial styling photoshoot
  5. 1 supervised editorial test shoot submission
  6. Portfolio preparation and presentation
  7. Working with Public Relations (PR)
  8. Attendance at London Fashion Week and London Collections Men
  9. Trend, sub-culture & historical referencing in fashion
  10. Celebrity styling
  11. History of fashion
  12. Fashion features writing
  13. Professional protocols & etiquette
  14. Art direction
  15. Model agencies & bookings

 

Skills Learnt:

  • Advanced creative portfolio production, over 12 shoots.
  • Historical fashion skills, 20th century (term 1)
  • Historical fashion skills, 15th – 20th century (term 2)
  • Personal Styling.
  • Female body shape.
  • Male physique, formalwear and fit.
  • Chargeable wardrobe edit and personal shopping
  • Colour analysis.
  • Celebrity Styling for TV and media industries.
  • Advanced Fashion Styling skills at advanced level.
  • Commercial styling skills, brands and emerging designers
  • Lookbooks, advertising campaigns, marketing and e-commerce.
  • Blogging and social media.
  • Fashion sourcing skills, work with leading names in London’s fashion PR and media.
  • Impressive CV through supported industry experience
  • Define your portfolio’s aesthetic in published works.
  • Discover your ‘signature style’.
  • Art Direction skills, directing and planning shoots with collaborative teams.
  • Independent skills, establish industry connectivity.
  • Publish your work in print and online as a professional freelance stylist.
  • Celebrity Styling for TV and media industries.
  • Networking skills, developing impressive CV through supported industry experience

Certification
LCS is accredited by the BAC (British Accreditation Council) and the course is Diploma certificated awarded at Pass, Merit and Distinction level of achievement.

LCS Pro-Club
At LCS, we support your on-going professional development. This includes complimentary membership to the LCS Pro-Club, a powerful community that creates opportunity to network with industry influencers and like-minded creatives for valuable insight and game-changing connections.  LCS Pro-Club welcomes key industry guest speakers, topical debates, brand launches, additional industry learning, plus pro-tips too.

Course Fees
2018-2019
£7,163 inclusive of VAT

All course fees can be made via bank transfer, or by selecting a credit card of your choice (using our secure PayPal) Stripe method of payment. Please call us on +44 (0) 20 3096 9966 for details.

Student Finance
At LCS, we welcome all applications for industry training in an environment that encourages creatives to flourish. We have partnered with GOV.UK to offer a loan with PCDL (Professional Career Development Loan) as an alternative source of funding for our students. Please see link for further information, or call the LCS office and one of the team will be delighted to answer questions regarding this.

Course Dates

2019

Tuesday 8th January 2019 – Wednesday 26th June 2019

Term 1
Tuesday 8th January 2019 – Wednesday 27th March 2019

Term 2
Tuesday 9th April 2019 – Wednesday 26th June 2019

 

Successful applicants will demonstrate a keen interest in the subject areas of fashion and personal styling, showing enthusiasm and commitment to take responsibility to work hard in a creative industry steeped environment that encourages creatives to flourish.

At LCS, we recognise that some of the most creative individuals are not necessarily the ones the excel academically. Therefore, please apply if you do not have the academic standard below and are passionate in your decision to be a stylist or have relevant work experience.

Preferably 3 GCSEs (grade A-C) or BTEC National Diploma or equivalent for international students.

Applications must be at least 18 years old at the start of term.

Course Application
All students are required to submit a completed LCS application form provided below.

International Students:
Courses are taught in English. A good command of the English language is essential as all classes are taught in English. We do not permit interpreters into classes.

We also recommend you should have an:

IELTS* score of 6+ IELTS*. Please refer to www. ielts.org for further information. You may not be required to provide an IELTS test certificate if you have proficient skill in English and please refer to the LCS team for advice in this respect at enquiries@londoncollegeofstyle.com

Depending on your passport of origin, you may be required to apply for  a Short Term Study Visa to legally study in the UK FOR UP TO 6 MONTHS. Please visit www.gov.uk.check-uk-visa visas for more information, or please refer to the LCS team for advice in this respect at enquiries@londoncollegeofstyle.com


Download the prospectus here for further course details.

London
The London College of Style
The Worx 10 Heathmans Road
Parsons Green
London
SW6 4TJ
Tel No: +44(0)20 3096 9966
Email: enquires@londoncollegeofstyle.com