Welcome to Sterling Style Academy

If you want to become a successful image consultant, fashion consultant, style consultant, fashion stylist, personal stylist and personal shopper, the Sterling Style Academy is the globally recognized premier leader in certifying and preparing men and women for success in the image, fashion and style industries with opulence. We are the image consultant, personal stylist and personal shopper training division fashion school of The Certified Image Stylist Group

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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 New York, Dubai, Miami, London, Paris, Milan, 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 Image Consultants, Personal Stylists, and Personal Shoppers from more than 65 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.

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At the Sterling Style Academy, learning is an active process where knowledge is shaped by experience. How you speak to your clients will be equally as important as how you style your clients. Students develop their coaching skills in the learning process and will learn the tools on how to deliver constructive consulting feedback. They are encouraged to learn from different perspectives and modalities of communication. The curriculum focuses on learning essential core concepts of image consulting, personal styling, and personal shopping by utilizing unique tools, settings, and situations to develop your expertise through active, challenging, engaging and multidisciplinary educational experiences that extend far beyond the classroom.


The Sterling Style Academy is prized for the individuality and authenticity of our training programs and has quickly grown to become one of the most highly sought after image consultant, personal stylist, and personal shopper training providers worldwide. The Sterling Style Academy’s primary goal is to pave a career path for our graduates who are positioned for lucrative, in-demand positions in the diverse image, fashion and styling industry. Serving as the benchmark for the luxury image consultant industry, the meticulous criteria by which the academy rigorously trains its alumni is periodically reviewed and revised to adapt to the changing industry landscape and client expectations.

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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

    • 1-Day Personal Shopper Training
      • Miami: April 16, 2016
      • Dubai: April 27, 2016
      • London: June 15, 2016
    • NEW 1-Day Basic Makeup Training
      • New York: August 6, 2016
    • 3 Day Short Certification Program
      • Dubai: April 25 - 27, 2016
      • Paris: June 7 - 9, 2016
      • London: June 13 - 15, 2016
      • Los Angeles: June 18 - 20, 2016
      • Miami: June 28 - 30, 2016
      • Miami: 30 de junio - 2 julio, 2016
      • New York: July 12 - 14, 2016
    • 5 Day Personal Stylist & Shopping Course
      • Dubai: April 24 - 28, 2016
      • MILAN: May 30 - June 3, 2016
      • PARIS: June 6 - 10, 2016
      • Los Angeles: June 17 - 21, 2016
      • Miami: June 27 - July 1, 2016
      • New York: July 11 – 15, 2016
      • London (Men's Exclusive Training): August 29 - September 2, 2016
    • NEW 7-Day Image Consultant Certification Program
      • Dubai: May 26 – June 1, 2016
      • New York: August 7 – 14, 2016
    • 5-Day Image Consultant Training - Level I
      • Dubai: February 27 - March 2, 2016
      • New York: July 7 - 13, 2016
    • 6-Day Image Consultant Training - Level II
      • Dubai: January 3 - 8, 2016
      • New York: August 1 - 6, 2016
    • Astrology Style Consulting
      • Dubai: November 1 - 2, 2015
  • Receive the Sterling Style Academy Course Prospectus

  • Learning Tools and Short eCourses

    This mobile and tablet friendly How-To eGuide teaches you the basics of how to start a styling business on a shoestring budget for just US$12.97. It’s a MUST HAVE!

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    The 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. Learn how to evaluate your client’s personality, physical appearance, lifestyle and goals as a credible image consultant and personal stylist. US$397

    >> Purchase eCourse

    This mobile and tablet friendly Color Analysis Booklet features 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.

    >> Purchase Booklet

    The Wardrobe Consulting eCourse teaches you how to mix and match, coordinate and group outfits together to create cohesive wardrobes when starting 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.

    >> Purchase eCourse

    Personal-Styling-eCertification-Program-Book-CoverThe 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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