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Accelerate your learning, on this twelve-week intensive Diploma for students at beginner to intermediate levels. The course delivers industry-linked training in fashion styling, personal and celebrity styling, training tomorrow’s stars in industry with a high success rate of graduates working in notable careers

Course Details
  • Course Overview

  • The Fashion & Personal Styling Foundation Diploma is practically based, engaging you from an industry perspective, focusing on creative application of styling technique at industry level.

    Working over a series of photo shoots, some commissioned for publication in print and online, you will amass works that form the beginnings of a professionally curated portfolio of retouched photographic work. Related modules also include commercial styling for Lookbook, e-commerce, celebrity and TV styling.

    The Fashion & Personal Styling Foundation Diploma is practically based, engaging you from an industry perspective, focusing on creative application of styling technique at industry level.

    Working over a series of photo shoots, some commissioned for publication in print and online, you will amass works that form the beginnings of a professionally curated portfolio of retouched photographic work. Related modules also include commercial styling for Lookbook, e-commerce, celebrity and TV styling.

    At the end of the course, you will be able to present a professional portfolio of styling works, understand how to continue to build on your portfolio through independent test shooting and industry networking, and be prepared to advance freelance commissioned work.

    The area of the course that focuses on development of skills in personal styling, includes styling for female body shape and men’s physique, men’s formalwear and best fit, colour analysis, wardrobe edit services, personal shopping delivery and business development skills.

    On completing these components of the course, you will know how to set up an independent personal styling business, and be confident styling male and female clients with varying body shapes, natural colouring, lifestyles and personalities for paid work.

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

    • Fashion Styling for Magazines
    • Personal Styling for Brands or Independent Business
    • Commercial Styling (advertising & creative agencies)
    • E-commerce & Brand Styling
    • Styling for TV, Celebrity & Media
    • Art Direction
    • Fashion Features Writing
    • Fashion Influencers & Bloggers

    High-Profile Working Opportunities
    This career focused course is industry steeped, combining training with high profile working opportunity usually reserved for established stylists only 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

  • The Foundation in Fashion & Personal Styling Diploma course is divided into 6 training modules:

    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

     

    Skills Learnt:

    • Fashion Styling, able to work for glossy magazines, celebrities and e-com clients.
    • Womenswear Personal Styling, able to work with female body shape, lifestyle and personality for paying clients
    • Menswear Personal Styling, able to work with male physique, formalwear and fit for paying clients.
    • Personal Styling Business, able to run wardrobe edit and personal shopping consultations.
    • Colour analysis, able to analyse clients Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter colours.
    • Commercial Styling, able to work on lookbooks, advertising campaigns, brand marketing materials and e-commerce.
    • Celebrity Styling, able to work in television and media industries.
    • Blogging, able to promote your profile and styling business through strategic posting.
    • Networking, able to effectively link in with industry collaborations, fashion PR and clients.
    • Publishing work, able to shoot independently to see your works in print and online
    • Portfolio production, able to work on creative skills to engage industry clients
    • Engaging industry contact to produce an impressive CV
    • Historical fashion skills, able to reference 20th Century fashions for creative inspiration and referencing.

    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) 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 your creativity 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 students. Please see link for further information, or call the LCS office on +44(0)2030 969966 and one of the team will help you with pleasure.

    Course Dates
    2019
    Tuesday 8th January – Wednesday 27th March 2019
    Tuesday 9th April – Wednesday 26th June 2019
    Tuesday 3rd September- Wednesday 20th November 2019

    Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays 21 hours campus or location based, Mondays and Thursdays and some weekends industry working opportunity optional 14 hours.

  • 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

The Fashion & Personal Styling Foundation Diploma is practically based, engaging you from an industry perspective, focusing on creative application of styling technique at industry level.

Working over a series of photo shoots, some commissioned for publication in print and online, you will amass works that form the beginnings of a professionally curated portfolio of retouched photographic work. Related modules also include commercial styling for Lookbook, e-commerce, celebrity and TV styling.

The Fashion & Personal Styling Foundation Diploma is practically based, engaging you from an industry perspective, focusing on creative application of styling technique at industry level.

Working over a series of photo shoots, some commissioned for publication in print and online, you will amass works that form the beginnings of a professionally curated portfolio of retouched photographic work. Related modules also include commercial styling for Lookbook, e-commerce, celebrity and TV styling.

At the end of the course, you will be able to present a professional portfolio of styling works, understand how to continue to build on your portfolio through independent test shooting and industry networking, and be prepared to advance freelance commissioned work.

The area of the course that focuses on development of skills in personal styling, includes styling for female body shape and men’s physique, men’s formalwear and best fit, colour analysis, wardrobe edit services, personal shopping delivery and business development skills.

On completing these components of the course, you will know how to set up an independent personal styling business, and be confident styling male and female clients with varying body shapes, natural colouring, lifestyles and personalities for paid work.

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

  • Fashion Styling for Magazines
  • Personal Styling for Brands or Independent Business
  • Commercial Styling (advertising & creative agencies)
  • E-commerce & Brand Styling
  • Styling for TV, Celebrity & Media
  • Art Direction
  • Fashion Features Writing
  • Fashion Influencers & Bloggers

High-Profile Working Opportunities
This career focused course is industry steeped, combining training with high profile working opportunity usually reserved for established stylists only 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

The Foundation in Fashion & Personal Styling Diploma course is divided into 6 training modules:

  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

 

Skills Learnt:

  • Fashion Styling, able to work for glossy magazines, celebrities and e-com clients.
  • Womenswear Personal Styling, able to work with female body shape, lifestyle and personality for paying clients
  • Menswear Personal Styling, able to work with male physique, formalwear and fit for paying clients.
  • Personal Styling Business, able to run wardrobe edit and personal shopping consultations.
  • Colour analysis, able to analyse clients Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter colours.
  • Commercial Styling, able to work on lookbooks, advertising campaigns, brand marketing materials and e-commerce.
  • Celebrity Styling, able to work in television and media industries.
  • Blogging, able to promote your profile and styling business through strategic posting.
  • Networking, able to effectively link in with industry collaborations, fashion PR and clients.
  • Publishing work, able to shoot independently to see your works in print and online
  • Portfolio production, able to work on creative skills to engage industry clients
  • Engaging industry contact to produce an impressive CV
  • Historical fashion skills, able to reference 20th Century fashions for creative inspiration and referencing.

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) 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 your creativity 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 students. Please see link for further information, or call the LCS office on +44(0)2030 969966 and one of the team will help you with pleasure.

Course Dates
2019
Tuesday 8th January – Wednesday 27th March 2019
Tuesday 9th April – Wednesday 26th June 2019
Tuesday 3rd September- Wednesday 20th November 2019

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays 21 hours campus or location based, Mondays and Thursdays and some weekends industry working opportunity optional 14 hours.

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