Welcome to Sterling Style Academy

Interested in fashion school? Want to become an image consultant, personal shopper or personal stylist? The Sterling Style Academy, the image consultant and personal shopper training division of The Certified Image Stylist Group, is an internationally recognized leader in preparing men and women for success in the image, fashion and style industries. Upon completing the Sterling Style Academy image consultant training program, our graduates are certified and prepared to become successful image consultants, fashion consultants, style consultants, fashion stylists, personal stylists and personal shoppers.

Our academy is committed to providing the most comprehensive image consultant and personal shopper training programs worldwide. We have invested years in developing the highest caliber of universally accepted, contemporary quality curriculum – aligning the technical and practical aspects of style with your unique creative abilities. With training programs held on-location in Dubai, Miami, London, Paris, New York, Hong Kong, and Mexico City as well as Online, you will be sure to find the image consultant training course that suits your needs.

Join the elite group of Sterling Style Academy Certified Personal Shoppers, Personal Stylists, and Image Consultants from more than 60 different countries. If you are passionate about pursuing your dreams of becoming an image consultant, personal stylist or personal shopper, we encourage you to review our website, blog, informational videos, Facebook and photo gallery, and take your next step toward achieving your goals.Stylist Group

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  • Complimentary Podcast

    Learn How to Become an Image Consultant
    and How to Start a Styling Business
    City and State
  • Upcoming Dates & Locations

    • NEW: 1-Day Personal Shopper Training
      • London: March 20, 2015
      • Houston: April 2, 2015
      • Dubai: April 26, 2015
      • Los Angeles: May 30, 2015
      • Chicago: June 6, 2015
      • Miami: June 14, 2015
    • NEW: 5-Day Introduction to Image Consulting - Level I
      • Dubai: February 20 - 24, 2015
      • London: March 9 - 13, 2015
      • New York: July 20 - 24, 2015
      • Hong Kong: September 14 - 18, 2015
    • 3 Day Short Certification Program
      • London: March 18 - 20, 2015
      • Dubai: April 24 - 26, 2015
      • Miami: 15 - 17 abril, 2015
      • Miami: June 12 - 14, 2015
      • Hong Kong: September 11 - 13, 2015
      • New York: October 10 - 12, 2015
    • 5 Day Personal Stylist & Shopping Course
      • London: March 17 - 21, 2015
      • Dubai: April 23 - 27, 2015
      • Miami: June 11 - 15, 2015
      • New York: October 9 - 13, 2015
    • NEW: 6-Day Introduction to Image Consulting - Level II
      • PARIS: March 23 - 28, 2015
      • Dubai: May 3 - 8, 2015
      • New York: August 17 - 22, 2015
    • Astrology Style Consulting
      • Dubai: April 20 - 21, 2015
  • Receive the Sterling Style Academy Course Prospectus

  • Learning Tools and Short eCourses

    Personal Style Consultation CoverThe Personal Style Consultation eCourse is an image consultant and personal stylist training book and DVD that will teach you how to execute flawless personal style consultations for clients.

    You will learn how to evaluate your client’s personality, physical appearance, lifestyle and goals to ensure that you project yourself as a credible image consultant and personal stylist. US$397

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    Our Color Analysis Booklet is a pocket size visual handbook featuring sample clothing colors to suit any type of personal coloring worldwide.  This is a great tool for yourself or to provide your clients.  US$34.97 or 4 booklets for US$99.97.

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    The Wardrobe Consulting eCourse teaches you how to mix and match, cluster outfits, and create cohesive wardrobes to start your career in the wardrobe consulting industry. US$297.

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    The Personal Shopping eCourse will teach you how to work with men and women worldwide, select appropriate clothing, and wardrobe a client.  Expert proven methodologies to become a successful personal shopper. US$297.

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    The Personal Styling eCourse will teach you how to create professional Wardrobe Look Books. Select from 10 templates for men and women.  Windows and MAC compatible. Optimal results when purchased with the Personal Shopping eCourse. US$297.

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    In this hard cover book, experts including internationally reknown image consultant, Michelle T. Sterling, and Stephen R. Covey, author of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, share their simple solutions to becoming successful with measurable results. US$19.97.

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    The Sterling Style Academy Image Consultant Sales, Marketing, Business Brand Identity Launch Kit provides you with industry specific business & marketing plans, sales pitches, press releases, business card & brochure templates to survive, thrive, and give you that competitive edge in the industry. Excellent value: US$747.

    >> Purchase eCourse