Deadline: 20 February 2018 at 11:00

This truly unique fashion feature writing and styling course at Glasgow Clyde College provides an introduction to this popular subject. It provides the skills and knowledge required to research and write a feature fashion article or blog and style an accompanying photo shoot.

Course content
You will learn how to:
-investigate the key components of feature articles from a range of publications
-research and evaluate key components from a range of articles to explain the purpose of feature fashion articles, looking at well-known fashion blogs, online magazines and publications
-plan and research your own feature articles by gathering information and identifying the target audience for your piece
-construct your own feature article
-research and coordinate an accompanying personally styled fashion mini photo shoot
-edit and select key imagery from your photo shoot and secondary fashion imagery for your written piece.

This course is ideal for anyone who is interested in fashion journalism, blogging art direction and styling. It's perfect for fashion students looking to widen their skills and knowledge for future roles in industry and also for anyone who is interested in this area of the fashion industry.

Course tutor
A graduate of the London College of Fashion, Mairi McDonald has had an extensive design career across womenswear, menswear and textile design working with high profile luxury labels such as Julien MacDonald, national and international brands and retailers before launching her eponymous luxury label. Mairi is also a Fashion Lecturer and Freelance Fashion Writer previously reporting on catwalk trends and styling accompanying shoots for magazines and wrote ‘The Trendspotter’ column for The Herald Scotland online.

On successful completion of this course, you'll gain a SQA National Unit in Media: Feature Writing (1 credit).

This course is eligible for Individual Learning Account (ILA) funding. If you're using an ILA to fund/part fund this course, please call 0141 272 0616 or email

Start date
06 March 2018
(Tuesday 18:00 - 21:00)

12 Week(s)

Glasgow Clyde College ( Cardonald Campus)


Location: Glasgow City

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The deadline is Tuesday 20 February 2018 at 11:00.

Fashion / Literature and Publishing