Vogue Intensive Summer Course Programme Structure

The broad structure of the course is as follows:

Week 1: College Induction and Introduction to key topics

As well as weekly themes, there are regular sessions on the topics below, all of which are introduced during the first week:

  • The evolution of fashion in the 20th Century
  • Professional development planning for fashion industry careers
  • Visual communication and digital design skills 

Week 2: Creative Practice: Fashion & Styling

  • Trend analysis
  • Celebrity styling
  • The influence of street style
  • Still life styling
  • Creating mood boards

Week 3: The Role of the Media in Fashion

  • Fashion journalism
  • The Editor and the Publisher/CIO
  • Understanding audiences
  • Magazine branding and creating covers 
  • PR and the media

Week 4: The Future of Fashion

  • Fashion marketing and consumer influences
  • Ethical issues in fashion
  • Fashion 2050
  • Creating your portfolio

London provides the backdrop to this intensive study programme, with visits to galleries and exhibitions, as well a trip to Vogue House contributing to an exceptional experience.

What better lens than the Condé Nast family of magazines and digital platforms to explore the major themes in fashion? The course is an intensive study programme with classes and activities Monday through Friday, from approximately 10am to 5pm. Lectures delivered by fashion academics will be supplemented by presentations and workshops from Condé Nast staff and leading industry specialists.