Bacs logo

This twelve-week Fashion Styling Advanced Diploma is designed for students at intermediate and advanced levels.  Taught in an industry steeped training environment, the course focuses on nurturing and accelerating the career development of each one of our emerging fashion stylists

Course Details
  • Course Overview

  • This powerful training package unlocks your potential and fast tracks your career success in fashion styling. The course delivers creative and commercial career development, coupled with direct industry development.

    A key component to this course is to develop styling technique for fashion and commercial clients, working with recording artists, celebrities, ad campaigns, e-commerce and for glossy magazines, with realistic paid industry opportunity post-training.

    This powerful training package unlocks your potential and fast tracks your career success in fashion styling. The course delivers creative and commercial career development, coupled with direct industry development.

    A key component to this course is to develop styling technique for fashion and commercial clients, working with recording artists, celebrities, ad campaigns, e-commerce and for glossy magazines, with realistic paid industry opportunity post-training.

    LCS partners with reputable fashion publications for shoot opportunities both online and in-print during your training. You will work with some of London’s leading fashion PR’s, building invaluable relationships that enable you access to luxury fashion samples to credit in your work.

    Tutor led groups visit key PR, as well as group orientation trips to create familiarity with industry protocol and help to establish vital networks early on in the course. This surmounts to proficiency in independent working as the course progresses, working on live editorial, celebrity, designer and commercial assignments throughout the course.

    This leads to creative and paid commercial employment opportunity beyond training in key areas of the fashion industry, which is the main challenge for fashion stylists lacking experience and profile development in this highly competitive market.

    When you graduate from the Advanced Diploma you will leave with an impressive network of influential professional contacts. You will be able to showcase a sizeable portfolio of editorial work, highlighting your signature aesthetic as a visual artist. Post training you will be supported with vocational employment applications and optional internships at impressive industry level.

    Would you like a Career in:
    This course is suitable for you if you are looking to begin or accelerate careers in:

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

    High-Profile Working Opportunities
    This career focused Diploma 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:

    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. Model agencies & bookings

     

    Skills Learnt:

    • Advanced fashion styling techniques.
    • Creative portfolio production, over 6 shoots.
    • Independent skills, establish industry connectivity.
    • Publish your work in print and online as a professional freelance stylist.
    • Commercial styling skills, brands and emerging designers.
    • Lookbooks, advertising campaigns, brand marketing materials and e-commerce.
    • Art Direction skills, directing and planning shoots with collaborative teams.
    • Celebrity Styling, able to work in television and media industries.
    • Historical fashion skills, 15th – 20th century referencing.
    • Colour analysis.
    • Celebrity Styling for TV and media industries.
    • Networking skills, developing impressive CV through supported industry experience
    • Fashion sourcing skills, work with leading names in London’s fashion PR and media.
    • Blogging and social media.
    • Define your portfolio’s aesthetic in published works.
    • Discover your ‘signature style’.

    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
    £3,770 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) WORLDPAY method of payment. Please call us on +44 (0) 20 3096 9966 for details.

    A good command of the English language is required. All students are required to submit our completed LCS application form provided below.

    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 27th March 2019
    Tuesday 9th April 2019 – Wednesday 26th June 2019

    Tuesdays and Wednesdays are on campus, with Fridays taking place on location, key excursions, visits and group assignments comprising of 21 hours p/week. Additional commitment required on flexi timetable of up to 14 hours for shoot prep, PR loans, industry working opportunities, course preparation and assignments (self-study and group work).

  • Entry Requirements

  • Successful applicants will either have relevant industry experience or transferrable skills from a fashion or creative background. This course is also suitable if you have decided that a fashion styling career is the professional direction you want to focus on, and you can demonstrate relevant skill for an area of the course.

    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 an accomplished fashion stylist or have relevant work experience.

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

    A good command of the English language is also necessary as all classes are taught in English. All students are required to submit our completed LCS application form provided below.

    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 country of residence, you may also require a Short Term Study Visa that allows you 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 powerful training package unlocks your potential and fast tracks your career success in fashion styling. The course delivers creative and commercial career development, coupled with direct industry development.

A key component to this course is to develop styling technique for fashion and commercial clients, working with recording artists, celebrities, ad campaigns, e-commerce and for glossy magazines, with realistic paid industry opportunity post-training.

This powerful training package unlocks your potential and fast tracks your career success in fashion styling. The course delivers creative and commercial career development, coupled with direct industry development.

A key component to this course is to develop styling technique for fashion and commercial clients, working with recording artists, celebrities, ad campaigns, e-commerce and for glossy magazines, with realistic paid industry opportunity post-training.

LCS partners with reputable fashion publications for shoot opportunities both online and in-print during your training. You will work with some of London’s leading fashion PR’s, building invaluable relationships that enable you access to luxury fashion samples to credit in your work.

Tutor led groups visit key PR, as well as group orientation trips to create familiarity with industry protocol and help to establish vital networks early on in the course. This surmounts to proficiency in independent working as the course progresses, working on live editorial, celebrity, designer and commercial assignments throughout the course.

This leads to creative and paid commercial employment opportunity beyond training in key areas of the fashion industry, which is the main challenge for fashion stylists lacking experience and profile development in this highly competitive market.

When you graduate from the Advanced Diploma you will leave with an impressive network of influential professional contacts. You will be able to showcase a sizeable portfolio of editorial work, highlighting your signature aesthetic as a visual artist. Post training you will be supported with vocational employment applications and optional internships at impressive industry level.

Would you like a Career in:
This course is suitable for you if you are looking to begin or accelerate careers in:

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

High-Profile Working Opportunities
This career focused Diploma 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:

  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. Model agencies & bookings

 

Skills Learnt:

  • Advanced fashion styling techniques.
  • Creative portfolio production, over 6 shoots.
  • Independent skills, establish industry connectivity.
  • Publish your work in print and online as a professional freelance stylist.
  • Commercial styling skills, brands and emerging designers.
  • Lookbooks, advertising campaigns, brand marketing materials and e-commerce.
  • Art Direction skills, directing and planning shoots with collaborative teams.
  • Celebrity Styling, able to work in television and media industries.
  • Historical fashion skills, 15th – 20th century referencing.
  • Colour analysis.
  • Celebrity Styling for TV and media industries.
  • Networking skills, developing impressive CV through supported industry experience
  • Fashion sourcing skills, work with leading names in London’s fashion PR and media.
  • Blogging and social media.
  • Define your portfolio’s aesthetic in published works.
  • Discover your ‘signature style’.

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
£3,770 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) WORLDPAY method of payment. Please call us on +44 (0) 20 3096 9966 for details.

A good command of the English language is required. All students are required to submit our completed LCS application form provided below.

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 27th March 2019
Tuesday 9th April 2019 – Wednesday 26th June 2019

Tuesdays and Wednesdays are on campus, with Fridays taking place on location, key excursions, visits and group assignments comprising of 21 hours p/week. Additional commitment required on flexi timetable of up to 14 hours for shoot prep, PR loans, industry working opportunities, course preparation and assignments (self-study and group work).

Successful applicants will either have relevant industry experience or transferrable skills from a fashion or creative background. This course is also suitable if you have decided that a fashion styling career is the professional direction you want to focus on, and you can demonstrate relevant skill for an area of the course.

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 an accomplished fashion stylist or have relevant work experience.

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

A good command of the English language is also necessary as all classes are taught in English. All students are required to submit our completed LCS application form provided below.

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 country of residence, you may also require a Short Term Study Visa that allows you 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