Top Fashion Schools in London

Whether you’re looking for the perfect fashion university, or simply looking for a ‘way in’, this list of 4 London fashion schools will help you find a little clarity.

1. London College of Fashion – The Business

London College of Fashion has it all and it’s well known as one of the world’s leading fashion educators. The students are challenged to think laterally and to let political and social issues influence their design work. Naturally, this prestigious university has built up some pretty impressive relationships over the years, within the fashion, design and lifestyle industries.

It’s this heritage and prowess that supports their “Fashion the Future” ethos, which continues to attract the future stars of the industry. For anyone lucky enough to get a place here at London College of Fashion – well done and good luck!

2. Saint Martins, London – Meet Your Maker

Saint Martins is quite possibly the most renowned art institution in the UK, if not Europe. Its students and lecturers are best known for their creative energy and willingness to experiment, innovate and take risks. These are the people pushing and growing the creative world as we know it. 

Saint Martins has developed strong industry ties over the years and has acted as the springboard for many designers who have defined modern fashion and art. These names include fashion designers, Stella McCartney and the late Alexander McQueen.

3. University of East London – Everything You Need

UEL is all about challenging you to be your very best, to be self-critical, creative and original. Everything is engineered in a way that develops you, and the hands-on approach allows you to learn by doing, not just talking. You will leave as a dynamic and competent designer with usable knowledge and a commercially astute mind. In short – UEL will provide you with everything that you need for a successful career in the modern design world.

4. Kensington and Chelsea College – Where it all Starts

Your design and fashion career has to start somewhere, and this could be just the place. Whether you need a short design course to hone your skills for a specific project, or are looking for a stepping stone to higher education, KCC has something to suit. Taught by fashion professionals, the college’s fashion department offers exciting courses and has strong links with the fashion industry and universities. Interviews are personal and your application will be judged on a personal basis.

This article was provided by Ben. Ben is a London fashion blogger at Miinto, where you can find fashion inspiration and clothing.