13~17 year olds - Fashion Styling Summer School

About the course

During this 5 day course we will introduce you to the exciting world of Fashion Styling.

Building up from the absolute basics we will explore the importance of styling, consideration of cut, silhouette, cloth and colour. You will learn how to utilise these assets to build and create a focused mood board and photo shoot.

What happens in the workshops:

  • Fashion v style and fashion styling history
  • Where and how to spot fashion styling around us (shop windows, Instagram and fashion shoots)
  • How to choose garments (in respect to cut and cloth)
  • Utilising colour, identifying customer physique, using accessories, styling tricks to create current looks
  • Working within a theme
  • Mood board creation
  • Updating vintage looks
  • Spotting a capsule collection

Over the 5 days you will learn:

  • Day 1 - The basics in fashion and style
  • Day 2 - Tools we use and how to wield them
  • Day 3 - Considerations on how you style.
  • Day 4 - Collating your mood board and shooting your style
  • Day 5 - Presenting you mood board and styling tips

You will leave the course with an understanding of the role of a fashion stylist and a complete mood board of your chosen styling theme.

Course dates

Monday 08 August to Friday 12 August 2022, 09:30-15:30

Course cost 


Contact us

If you wish to discuss this or any other creative art short course please contact the short course team on 01707 285327 or ad-shortcourses@herts.ac.uk

Important information


Signing in is from 9.20am and 9.25am each day in the Art Gallery and the summer workshops will start at 9.30. We finish at 15.30pm. You will need to be picked up promptly at 15.30pm, again from the Art Gallery. Parents and carers, if you have any problems and think that you may be late, please let us know by calling 01707 285327.

Where to find us

For directions of the campus site, please follow the link below where you can download a map of the College Lane Campus:


Drop Off/Collection

The drop off point is the Art Gallery, and you can find this by our wayfinding app here. We suggest you park in one the bays around the nearby Lindop Building for drop off. You can drop off anytime between 9.20am and 9.25am. Collection is promptly at 15.30. nb There is a strict 30-minute limit to free parking. If you are over this time, we suggest paying for a 1-hour car park ticket to avoid a fine from our external parking providers.

The Programme

We have an exciting programme of activities planned. You will find out more about art and design courses and you will be meet practising artists and designers.  Each group will have an assistant art tutor with them for the whole time you are here, and you will meet them on your first morning.  They can help you with any concerns you have while you are here.


Parents/Guardians: When registering, please enrol with your own details. There is a field on the enrolment paperwork where you can enter your son or daughter's name and age.

Emergency Contact

We need contact numbers so we can contact parents/carers at any time.  These details need to be confirmed on the form attached to the email. Should you need to contact us please phone the Short Course Office on 01707 285327. It is very important that we know in advance if you cannot for any reason be collected on time at the end of the day.


Wear suitable and comfortable clothes as you may get messy and dirty (that is what art is all about!).  An overall, apron or large shirt would be ideal.

Food & Drink

You will need to bring your own packed lunch. Water will be available during breaks and lunchtime. 

Materials to bring along

All materials needed for all the summer schools will be provided by the University.


If you need to bring any medication with you, please make sure it is clearly labelled with your child’s name and any instructions. These can be administered by us provided the medical permission form enclosed has been signed by a parent or carer and handed in on arrival on your first day.



Start DateEnd DateDay and TimeCostLink
08/08/202212/08/2022Mon to Fri 09:30 - 15:30£200.00Apply online