Fashion Practice (16-19 year olds) - London College of Fashion
This 8-week course for 16-19 year olds will develop your understanding of fashion in the broadest sense by giving you the opportunity to experience varied disciplines across fashion design, media communication and fashion business.
The course is looking for committed applicants who want to find inspiration in new and unexpected ways and to identify their strengths, to become a successful fashion practitioner. This course has been designed for those who intend to progress to university to study for a fashion degree or to help you choose the path you want to take as a career. The course will help you understand and explore the key ideas influencing the fashion industry today and challenge you to think creatively and more deeply about fashion, as your chosen career.
You will develop skills in visual research, experimentation and idea generation which are fundamentals for fashion innovation and creative thinkers. You will develop relevant presentation skills to build an exciting body of work that represents your skills and specialist fashion direction. You will also start to understand how to reflect on your work, be critical and justify your ideas and opinions.
Throughout the eight-week programme, you will explore all areas of the fashion industry including design, buying, media, footwear, visual merchandising, marketing, makeup, styling and much more. Through lectures, visits and discussions, you will be encouraged to express your ideas, and these discussions will help you build confidence in preparing for application to university.