London College of Fashion Returns to the UAE

London College of Fashion Returns to the UAE

Choose from the biggest line up of courses ever offered in the region

London College of Fashion (LCF), the world’s leading providers of specialist fashion short courses and celebrated fashion institution will be returning to Dubai between 2 to 15 February to present their biggest line up of courses yet, hosted at the super stylish VIDA hotel in Downtown Dubai, near the iconic Burj Khalifa.

Due to the popular demand in the region LCF will be conducting the largest portfolio of courses ever to be on offer at one time.  High profile tutors and industry experts will host a total of 13 courses, including the brand new Visual Merchandising 2.  LCF’s programme sets the precedent in the teaching of fashion education in the Middle East.

Industry specialist Sharon Hughes will be for the first time teaching ‘Fashion and Marketing’. Sharon has over 15 years' experience working with American retail giant Macys as well as fashion and retail brands Lori's shoes, Jeffrey Campbell and Blondie Vintage in London.

A course set to be largely popular is ‘Social and digital media for fashion’ due to the vast expansion of digital media in the Middle East.  This course provides a deeper understanding of using social media channels such as Facebook and Pinterest and how it can aid in building a fashion business or brand.

Following his hugely successful appearance at Fashion Forward 2, renowned lecturer and high profile fashion journalist Paul Tierney will be returning to present Fashion Communication. A successful freelance journalist with over 25 years experience and a tutor at London College of Fashion teaching in both London and Dubai, Paul is regularly commissioned by the world’s leading newspapers and magazines, including Love, Pop, Another Man, The Independent and The London Evening Standard. He is the Editor at Large of bi-annual style magazine, Ponystep, and currently writes for Grazia Middle East, as well as many other publications.         

LCF continually aims to support the development of the fashion industry in the Middle East and in collaboration with world recognized Lebanese fashion designer Ellie Saab, together have launched a fashion design degree at the Lebanese American University.  With a vision of excellence from LCF, Elie Saab and LAU have created a programme tailored to the Arab culture and adapted to meet the international standards. The BA Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design programme will provide excellent opportunities for thousands of talented and ambitious individuals across the Middle East.

LCF has been delivering excellent knowledge for over a century; developing talents, many of which have gone on to become hugely successful in the global fashion industry. Suneet Varma, Indian designer and a graduate of LCF in Costume History recently won a Masala! Award for International Fashion Designer of the Year, a coveted prize for A-listers across the world. This is a hugely acclaimed achievement and incredible inspiration for other ambitious and entrepreneurial LCF students.

Clearly the front runners in fashion education make your New Year’s resolution rewarding, expand your skills or learn something new this year, with London College of Fashion short courses Dubai.

Courses Include:

  • Fashion business start-up consultancy
  • Fashion buying and merchandising 1
  • Fashion communication
  • Fashion design 1
  • Fashion fabrics for designers
  • Fashion marketing
  • Principles of fashion styling 1
  • Principles of fashion styling 2
  • Social and digital media for fashion
  • Starting your own fashion label
  • Styling the image
  • Visual merchandising 1
  • Visual merchandising 2


To find detailed descriptions of each course and how to book please visit: middle-east  or call; + 971 50 915 0759

For further information contact:  The London College of Fashion 020 7514 7552 or

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