After 6 years of teaching students and nurturing careers with a unique approach, the London College of Style has an established reputation as one of the world’s leading colleges in fashion and style. The London College of Style has seen over 1,500 students from all over the world advance their career through training and development on-campus in the fashion capital London, via e-learning and in recent years at our affiliate partner locations in India and Dubai.
The spirit of LCS is championing individuality through authentic, world-class training with high profile industry experience and supported development to succeed in the fashion and creative industries.
Both directors and all lecturers established careers spanning many years offering insight, valuable contacts and insider tips that are relevant and current on how to develop a successful and sustainable career.
Founded by industry experts Wendy Elsmore and Dan Blake creative excellence runs through the heart of LCS. Both have been in the industry figures for over 20 years, bringing a wealth of experience to the college; as well as best practice. They work seamlessly together with a keen clear eye on the future, and the evolution of the fashion, style and beauty industries, to ensure that advances in working techniques, industry developments, technology and software are also a strong focus.
Wendy, a former ITV This Morning fashion presenter with hundreds of hours of footage across projects for Channel 4, Channel 5 and E! Entertainment too. She has worked with many global brands as stylist and fashion expert, and has forged a successful international career as a show stylist, and personal stylist to celebrities, and men and women of all ages and backgrounds. She is the expert of choice for body shape, colour and image creation. With her wealth of knowledge in the fashion and beauty industries, Wendy understands the challenges that any developing or established creative faces.
Dan, a specialist editorial menswear stylist, has styled for many leading publications in both the commercial and fashion elite world including British GQ and L’Officiel. Dan adds Fashion Editor for 7th Man and Editor in Chief for Streets magazine to his list of credits. He is an experienced publisher with a deep understanding of the publishing world. As a menswear expert, he has also worked for many international designers and brands with a great understanding of what is required to make it in the creatives industries.
The college welcomes students from all over the world and has a strong focus on ongoing professional support. Each student is mentored to develop self-confidence as well as creative skill into the work place; in an environment that is motivating supportive, and inspires creativity.
The ultimate aim of LCS training is to train, develop and nurture the finest creative talent into successful 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 curriculum taught through Asia & Dubai with plans for expansion into other territories in 2017.