New York Image Consultant & Personal Stylist Training

There is perhaps no location more perfect to study to become a top-notch image consultant than the international fashion capital of New York.  Sterling Style Academy students train in Manhattan, the center of the fashion, modeling, finance, advertising and publication industries.  Students from all over the world travel to Sterling Style Academy-New York for the unparalleled education, the vibrant, urban atmosphere of Manhattan, and to train on Madison Avenue where celebrities frequently shop.
 
 Bergdorf Goodman, Barneys NY, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdales and the best high-end boutiques are just steps away from the classroom located on Madison Avenue. Graduates from the Sterling Style Academy- New York become recognized industry experts worldwide. Students receive unparalleled hands-on and interactive training; and graduates from the Sterling Style Academy- New York become recognized industry experts worldwide with a global address book full of industry contacts.
 
The Sterling Style Academy New York Image Consultant Training Program prepares graduates to work with top level executives, celebrities and individuals of diverse cultures, budgets and lifestyles. Our graduates are educated to position themselves as industry experts. Graduates not only learn the theories behind perfecting image and style, but they also acquire invaluable business, marketing and technical skills to strategically position themselves within their chosen markets. Sterling Style Academy Certified Image Consultants are licensed to utilize our industry-proven, copyrighted style evaluation tools (which are also available for purchase in Spanish) and the Sterling Style Academy Certified Image Consultant & Image Stylist Logos. This course includes our Wardrobe Consulting and Personal Shopping eCourses.  However we recommend purchasing our What Are My True Colors Booklet, Personal Styling, and Sales, Marketing, Business Brand Identity Professional Tools to position yourself with credibility and give you that competitive edge in the market place.  Our course also prepares students to register for and to pass the AICI First Level Certification Examination which allows consultants to place the AICI FLC letters behind their name. Approximately 15% of our on-location graduates are invited to become an elite member of The Certified Image Stylist Group.

The 2.5 Week Certification Program is an intensive program designed to meet the learning needs of working professionals and individuals who prefer accelerated training. In this program, you will learn the following:

The Benefits of the Sterling Style Academy are the following:

  1. Commitment to Excellence. We consistently update our course curriculum so that our students receive the most current style industry information. Case studies are shaped by the hippest celebrities and fashion designers; and our curriculum is geared toward persevering through economic highs and lows.
  2. Faculty Reputation. Your instructors have 50 years of combined industry experience and the Sterling Style Academy’s Founder is a Wellesley Alumnae, member of the National Organization of Professional Women, AICI, ASTD and other professional organizations committed to excellence. You will train from experts who are recognized as being in the top 2 percentile in the image consulting industry.
  3. Global Diversified Student Body and Internationally Recognized Student Alumni. Sterling Style Academy Certified Personal Stylists and Personal Shoppers span the globe from over 40 different countries from every continent. The leading image consultant in Japan, Yuuri Takano, residing in Tokyo, graduated from the Sterling Style Academy New York in 2005 and re-enrolled with her assistant in 2008. She has since pioneered the image consultant industry in her country, becoming a media darling, style author and premier image consultant in her market.

New York: August 18 – September 3, 2014

Registration Deadline: July 2, 2014

Tuition Fee: USD $11,447 (Currency Conversion)

Program Schedule: Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with assignments to be completed in the evenings and weekends.

For more information, please contact us to receive a course prospectus.

To register and make your investment today, please click here.

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Upon receipt of your registration form, we will send you a Welcome Package outlining the logistics of the training program, suggestions on where to stay, a detailed agenda, and much more. Your investment does not include air fare, lodging, transportation, personal expenses, school supplies or meals. Students should budget an additional USD $750 per month.

Can’t attend the 2.5 Week Program or would like to attend a shorter course in New York, try our 3-Day or 5-Day Short Certification Course.  Click here for details.  Or attend our World Traveler Program.

Jump start your image consulting business with our Sales, Marketing and Business Brand Identity Launch Kit. Many students frequently come to the first day of image consultant training asking how will I get clients and how do I market myself. This resource will help you position yourself as an expert which will result in attracting clients. If you are serious about starting an image consulting business and would like would like to build the foundation for growing a sustainable business, we recommend taking advantage of the Sales, Marketing and Business Brand Identity Launch Kit Special Offer to incoming students at the introductory investment of US$597 plus shipping and handling.

  • Receive the Sterling Style Academy Course Prospectus

  • Upcoming Locations & Dates

    • 3 Day Short Certification Program
      • New York: March 15 - 17, 2014
      • Miami: April 15 - 17, 2014
      • Nueva York (en español): 26 - 28 abril, 2014
      • Dubai: May 10 - 12, 2014
      • Hong Kong: May 22 - 24, 2014
      • México (en español): 19 - 21 septiembre, 2014
      • Dubai: November 11 - 13, 2014
    • 5 Day Personal Stylist & Shopping Course
      • New York: March 14 - 18, 2014
      • London: April 2 - 6, 2014
      • Miami: April 14 - 18, 2014
      • Dubai: May 9 - 13, 2014
      • Hong Kong: May 21 - 25, 2014
      • London: July 21 - 25, 2014
      • Dubai: November 10 - 14, 2014
    • World Traveler Program (Session I)
      • Miami: January 6 - 15, 2014
      • London: April 2 - 11, 2014
    • World Traveler Program (Session II)
      • London: April 14 - 18, 2014
      • Dubai: November 19 - 25, 2014
    • 2.5 Week Certification Program
      • London: April 2 - 18, 2014
      • Miami: June 9 – 25, 2014
      • Dubai: November 9 - 25, 2014
    • 4 Week Certification Program
      • Miami: June 9 - July 4, 2014
      • New York: August 18 - September 12, 2014
    • NEW: Astrology Style Consulting
      • Dubai: May 7 - 8, 2014
  • 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.

    >> Purchase Booklet

    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.

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