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Condé Nast College to offer Miss Vogue weekend courses

The Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design is to offer Miss Vogue weekend courses for 16-18 year olds in 2015 it was announced yesterday. This follows overwhelming interest in the College from the younger age group, says Condé Nast.

The first three courses in 2015 will take place on April 11th & 12th, July 17th & 18th and July 24th & 25th, with further dates to be announced in due course.

Susie Forbes, Principal of the Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design, commented, “This age group are already thinking hard about what direction to go in once they leave school so the more knowledgeable they are about the possible roles and career paths the better. There is so much more to the fashion industry than at first glance and we’re perfectly positioned to open the door on this exciting and dynamic business for a new young generation.”

Aimed at those interested in learning more about the world of fashion, the courses will offer a broad introduction to the industry and the career paths it can offer. Specifically, the courses will address key areas such as which designers shape the fashion industry, how trends develop, the importance of branding in fashion, how a magazine is created, behind the scenes of a fashion shoot and a fashion show, what jobs the fashion industry offers and what skills and qualifications are needed for these roles.

Each weekend course will be able to accommodate 60 students. Application details can be found at www.condenastcollege.co.uk.

The Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design is based in the heart of Soho at 16-17 Greek Street, a short walk away from Vogue House, Condé Nast’s London headquarters. Other courses on offer are the year-long Vogue Fashion Foundation Diploma and the ten-week Vogue Fashion Certificate. Also launching in 2015 are one-week fashion journalism and styling courses, announced in October. To date, over 400 students have studied at the College from 46 different countries. This is the first College operated by multi-media publishers Condé Nast, and has proved to be a significant addition to the fashion education arena, says Condé Nast.