The London College of Style is a pioneer in creative fashion, makeup and photography training.
After 7 years of teaching students across multi course subjects, nurturing individual careers with our unique approach, the London College of Style has an established reputation as one of the world’s leading colleges in fashion, makeup, beauty and photography.
The London College of Style has seen over 2,500 students from all over the world start and advance their career through training and development on-campus in the fashion capital London, also via e-learning distance training, 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. combining high profile industry experience normally reserved only for established artists, with supported individual development to succeed in the creative industries of fashion, beauty and photography.
Both directors and all lecturers have high profile careers in their specialisms and relevant industries, teaching with a wealth of knowledge, offering insight, consistent feedback and mentorship, with invaluable contacts and insider tips – all focused on developing a successful and sustainable career in line with the current marketplace.
Founded by industry experts Wendy Elsmore and Dan Blake, creative excellence runs through the heart of LCS. Both are passionate in their commitment to develop a generation of creatives as strong individuals, and stand-out professionals fully supported to succeed. Key industry figures spanning 20 years, they spearhead the LCS training method and best practice as a powerful alternative to traditional creative education, fine-tuned to each student: identifying and nurturing unique qualities to propel their professional capabilities.
Wendy and Dan head up the LCS team working seamlessly together, with a keen clear eye on the future, and the evolution of the fashion, style, makeup, beauty and photography industries, to ensure that advances in working techniques, industry developments, technology and software are also a strong focus.
Wendy, has charismatic entrepreneurial spirit. A former ITV This Morning fashion presenter with hundreds of hours of footage across projects for Channel 4, Channel 5 and E! Entertainment, is one of the most engaging fashion and style experts in the UK today. She has worked with multi global brands across fashion and beauty forging a successful international career as stylist, art director and celebrity personal stylist. With her wealth of knowledge in the fashion and beauty industries, Wendy is a champion of emerging talent, who understands precisely the challenges that any new or established creative faces.
Dan, an experienced educator and specialist editorial menswear stylist and expert, has worked across many leading publications in both the commercial and fashion elite world including British GQ and L’Officiel. Dan adds Fashion Editor for 7thMan and Editor in Chief for Streets magazine to his list of credits. An experienced publisher, he has a deep understanding of the publishing world. As a menswear expert, he has worked with many international designers and brands with great understanding and experience of what is required to make it in the creatives industries.
LCS welcomes an eclectic mix of students from all over the world to a vibrant and engaging training environment, with a strong focus on ongoing professional support with a fast track service to exclusive opportunity and paid jobs. 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.
LCS training develops and nurtures some of the finest creative talent into successful careers with LCS graduates working successfully across multi platforms including fashion, styling, fashion PR beauty, makeup and beauty PR.
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.