FASHION STYLING 101
Introduction to the exciting world of fashion, wardrobe, personal styling and costume design. Students gain an understanding for the skillset required for each role. Identify your individuality as an aspiring stylist. Gain an understanding as to how to turn your dream into a career.
What is a Fashion Stylist?
-The role of a stylist
-How to develop an Image
Finding your Niche
-Identifying your individuality as a stylist
-Identifying your strengths
-Students discover first hand how to harness their own sense of style, fashion and communication skillsand translate that into rewarding career opportunities.
Identify the difference between:
Identify steps necessary to embark on your career!
Cultivate the stylist within while garnering the knowledge to become an effective stylist. Knowledge of the profession gives you confidence. Students will discover the tools and skillset needed to become a professional stylist.
Understanding the client, body types and trends
Understand the concept of style
Learn basic fabrics and color analysis
Learn the keys to building relationships with fashion houses, show rooms and studio services
Learn to create story boards and how to sell your idea to the client
Learn effective ways to articulate ideas and concepts
How to land clients through marketing and self promotion
Development of business cards
Resume and Portfolio do's and don’ts
Confidence building exercises
Learn the Misa Hylton Technique
FASHION STYLING 103
Increase your knowledge. Students delve into the creativity and the real world applications of styling. This is the time students put what they have learned to use. This is the introduction to the industry.
Key to styling music videos, print, commercials, film, live TV, celebrities, red carpet events and music tours.
Appropriate resumes and business forms.
Appropriate fees and how to negotiate them
Agency versus freelance. What is best for you?
How to use your new found skillset and knowledge to instill client confidence
Planning and executing a fashion shoot. Choose your glam team!
Evaluation of tear sheets and photos
One on One evaluation and career planning session with Misa Hylton
Review of the Misa Hylton Technique
This course will also feature a surprise guest speaker with a Q&A session
Everyone has style. Learn how to draw from your client’s essence. Support your client in honing in on their personal style. In this course you will learn to use your love for wardrobe and organization to create a business that you can turn into an exciting and lucrative career.
What is a personal shopper? What a personal shopper is NOT.
How do you make it a business?
Establishing a business structure
Developing your system
Learn techniques for interpreting a client’s personal style
Learn closet organization and cleaning techniques
Understand the proper way to conduct a fitting
Identify tools needed as a personal shopper
Learn to create a client filing system
Learn the Misa Hylton technique
Do’s and Don’ts for the personal shopper