5 Days of Fashion Business

Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design
5 days
Full time
Summer / Short course
On campus
19 June 2023 10:00
Application deadline: The application deadlines is one week before the course start date

About this program

5 Days of Fashion Business

This five-day intensive course is a broad introduction to the business side of fashion through key topics such as retail, branding, buying and merchandising, and PR. The key characteristics of the fashion industry – and the unique way fashion is marketed – will be considered, with reference to both “bricks and mortar” and digital consumer experiences.

The programme includes lectures, seminars, problem-solving workshops and case studies covering the following topics:

  • The fashion cycle, retail & distribution
  • Fashion branding
  • Digital and social media marketing
  • Buying and merchandising
  • Fashion brand communication
  • Fashion entrepreneurship and new business development
  • The future of fashion
  • Fashion PR

Admission requirements

This short course is suitable for anyone who is interested in how the business side of the fashion industry works.

It is also useful as a taster – and overview – for anyone who is considering studying fashion business in the future.

There are no formal entry requirements but applicants must be 18 years or older by the start of the course, and have a good level of English.

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Program content

  • Access to the Vogue archives
  • A visit to Vogue House
  • Industry speakers
  • Create a mock mini issue of Vogue

Students will finish the course with a greater understanding of the commercial side of the industry, particularly the retail, buying, branding, marketing and development sectors.


The cost of this program is £920 (including VAT).

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The Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design

The Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design provides students with a world-class education in the heart of London. In preparing students for a career in the fashion, media and luxury lifestyle industries, we open the doors to a unique...

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Average rating 4.6

Based on 5 reviews.


After completing my One Week Fashion Business course at Condé Nast College I was left extremely inspired and ready to begin my journey in the fashion industry. In this short course I gained invaluable tips and tricks from the best in the industry. From getting to visit the Vogue House to listening to inspiring guest speakers, I loved every momen...

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After completing the One Week Fashion Business course at Condé Nast College, I am thankful to have learned from Wendy Kay, one of the visiting lecturers, about her experiences in buying and merchandising, as well as her advice on becoming an entrepreneur. As I am just beginning to learn about the fashion business industry, her knowledge was extr...

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Who doesn't dream of working at Vogue? Or who hasn't seen "The Devil Wears Prada"? Well, I already worked in marketing at the time I was thinking of applying for the one week course at the Condé Nast College, but I felt I needed that extra push to get into the fashion industry and learn more about marketing the fashion industry - so when I passe...

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Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design

31 Bedford Square
WC1B 3EE London
United Kingdom

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