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

Image Consulting

-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:

-Fashion Stylist
-Wardrobe Stylist
-Personal Shopper
-Costume Designer

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


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

Stylist etiquette

Social media

Planning and executing a fashion shoot. Choose your glam team!

Photo Shoot

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