Isobel has a background in the luxury fashion and retail industry and was a Director at Harrods. A very successful stylist, she is an image and social etiquette coach. Rula, is a party planner extraordinaire with an incredible eye for detail and she will ensure the smooth running of all the courses. She has planned the most sumptuous parties at some of the best venues around the country including The Ritz, The Savoy, The Four Seasons Park Lane and Claridge’s.
Today’s global client hungers for a grounding in business, lifestyle and social etiquette and this has been demonstrated in how the historical drama series Bridgerton has captured the imagination of a worldwide audience and spawned an interest in polite society.
Students will have the option of residential and non residential in person courses. The non residential course will be held at The Goring Hotel, in Belgravia, the only hotel to have been awarded the Royal Warrant by Her Majesty the Queen in 2013. It is the closest hotel to Buckingham Palace and was indeed the hotel where The Duchess of Cambridge spent the night before her wedding. Imagine such an environment to study modern etiquette and life skills. The residential course is set in the stunning home and grounds of Somerley House, home to Viscount and Viscountess Normanton. It is the location for the popular Netflix series, The Crown.