Fashion Styling


The Course

This course looks at the current fashion image and creative life in London. Learn from fashion industry academics and professionals about contemporary fashion image, how to source inspiration and get to know the cities major influences and fashion artists. You will gain access to London insiders fashion events and create a fashion story for your end-of course project.

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at all levels and experiences, from beginners to fashion professionals. It is designed for those who wish to enhance their fashion awareness and expand their fashion skills from a London fashion perspective.

Key facts

  • 4 weeks, 60-hour course
  • Fashion Styling lectures
    (9 hours per week)
  • Group projects
    (3 hours per week)
  • Workshops and industry visits
    (3 hours per week)
  • Final presentation & end-of-course ceremony
  • Upper Intermediate English level
  • Start dates: 6 Jan, 6 Apr, 6 July, 5 Oct
  • Fashion Styling Certificate from Bayswater College

Combine your course with:

  • English language lessons
  • Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing
  • Other Fashion Certificates*
  • * Combine 3 Fashion Certificates for a Fashion Diploma

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Fashion Styling

Sample Timetable

Time MondayTuesdayWednesday Thursday Friday
09:00 – 12:20English Course
12:20 – 13:00Lunch
13:00 – 16:00Introduction :
What is fashion
styling
Key historical
fashion
movements
Group project
work
How to
prepare for a
photoshoot
Visits/
Workshops/
Guest Speakers
e.g. fashion
photographer
speaker on
preparing a
photoshoot
Extra Curricular suggestionsVisit London Design MuseumVisit the V&A Alexander McQueen CollectionVisit Selfridges for London’s best fashion window dressingDover Street Market - the ultimate in luxury brand show room

Course Syllabus

  • What is fashion styling?
  • How to become a Stylist
  • Key historical Fashion movements and their current influences
  • Fashion research; how to create mood boards for fashion
  • Leading fashion industry professionals and their work
  • Styling in different work areas [TV/ commercial/studio/freelance/personal etc]
  • How to prepare for a shoot Curating your styling ideas and portfolio
  • Create a fashion story and style it

Course features

  • Lecture style classes taught by industry professionals, academics and highly qualified creatives
  • Case study: Super brand – Topshop styling Workshops, industry visits, and guest speakers from the fashion industry
  • Group project culminating in an end-of-course presentation
  • Career advice

Benefits

  • Gain knowledge of the cultural, social and economic factors around the communicated fashion image
  • Learn about the different fashion communication pathways
  • Prepare a fashion story for publication in one of the fashion communication pathways such as a blog or instagram
  • Learn about career or work experience opportunities within the fashion communication sector

Why Bayswater College

With great proximity to London’s important fashion areas, Knightsbridge, Oxford Street, and Bond Street, Bayswater College brings together fashion professionals specializing in international education, a beautifully stylish location, supportive staff and a social programme.

  • Central London location
  • Combine with English Language and Digital Marketing courses
  • Supportive, friendly staff

Education for good:

For every student taught at Bayswater College, we will teach another from a disadvantaged background, in their country. On a one-for-one basis.

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