The London College of Fashion, UAL, a global leader in fashion education, will unveil its weeklong annual acquisition this month, showcasing the best talent among students at the college’s fashion business school. LCF’s Fashion Business School has a worldwide reputation for its unique specialty courses for fashion companies that are pioneering fashion as an economically and globally important sector. It hosts courses like MA Fashion Entrepreneurship and Innovation, BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing, and MSc Cosmetic Science, and is known for developing responsible leaders and innovative thinkers.
The takeover begins Monday November 16 through Sunday November 22 and will feature a series of curated lectures on the future of fashion as well as the final theses as part of the # LCFClassof2020 showcase. In addition to the digital takeover, LCF Fashion Business School is proud to partner with long-time partner Shaftesbury PLC and will be taking over the windows from 15-17 Foubert’s Place in Carnaby with an exhibition of award-winning graphics and content from recent projects in November and December and cooperation between the school. Visitors can scan QR codes on site to further explore the Fashion Means business platforms and events. Please visit the website and follow @LCFLondon for the latest information and how to visit safely and in accordance with Covid guidelines
Professor Roni Brown, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Head of the College of London College of Fashion, said, “We are excited to partner with Shaftesbury PLC to present ‘Fashion Means Business’ and to showcase the work of our incredibly talented Fashion Business School graduates. Covid-19 has made our world and communities exceptionally fragile, but students have responded with resilience and creativity, finding new ways to combine physical work with online projects, and create blended digital experiences. Not only can you see the work of our graduates online, but also on digital displays in the heart of London in Carnaby. Hear with us how the next generation of fashion professionals are shaping the future of the industry in response to recent events as it unfolds. ”
Simon Quayle, Director of Shaftesbury: “We are proud to continue our longstanding partnership with the London College of Fashion, UAL. Shaftesbury is committed to nurturing new talent and we are excited to support LCF’s Fashion Business School with this exciting installation. ”
The series of discussions in association with Shaftesbury PLC is presented online due to the second national lockdown. Take part in a discussion led by futurist and Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Trevor Davies, and explore the important role cosmetic science plays in the fashion and beauty industries and what the future might look like. The conversation will mark the first-class MSc Cosmetic Science course at the London College of Fashion for 20 years, whose alumni Florence Adepoju, founder of the makeup brand MDM Flow, and Pippa Harman, former product developer at Beauty Pie and founder of Renude and SkinLyst, belong.
The global pandemic and its impact on the fashion and beauty sectors will set the tone for conversations such as “The Psychology of the Future of Fashion; Doom & Gloom or radical openness? ‘and’ C19 Report ‘, led by fashion commentator Tony Glenville, with input from industry experts and insiders, including fashion entrepreneur and former chairman of the BFC, Harold Tillman and Mary Wallace of IBM, senior management consultant for SMB retail and consumer behavior. To secure your FREE spot, please book here.
During the week, student projects and content will also be featured, curated across four thematic areas, exploring the business school’s different focus areas – people, planets, purpose and profit.