Individuals interested in a career as a personal stylist, personal shopper or image consultant often ask us what Personal Stylist School entails. They wonder what the classes will be like and want to know more about what exactly they will learn.
Sterling Style Academy’s approach is not to just present a body of knowledge to our students but to help them to develop capabilities and learn how to provide clients with solutions through an experiential education. Our Personal Stylist School offers hands on context to the curriculum by allowing students to actually conduct a personal styling consultation, style a person, and shop a look.
While glamour, shopping and celebrities can certainly be an important part of a your career, we think personal stylist school should also educate up-and-coming stylists on just how demanding of an industry the fashion world can be. It is important to know how to work with a client, create a client profile, and deliver results that your client loves both on time and within the client’s established budget.
Sterling Style Academy training courses cover a wide range of subject matter from creating a business plan to assisting clients in making intelligent style choices in order to achieve their desired personal image. We believe that the core of every successful client relationship is excellent interpersonal communication skills and your ability relate to people of different cultures, ages and fashion perspectives.
At Personal Stylist School you will also learn about body type analysis, color analysis, accessorizing tips and tricks, and the fundamentals of fashion industry terminology. You will gain a broader understanding of trends and learn how to turn the latest runway fashions into appropriate looks for your client.
The comprehensive workbooks you receive as part of the course materials will serve as your guidebook as you are introduced to personal styling as a career vs. a hobby, learn techniques to build your client base and network of contacts, and how to identify opportunities within your specific field of interest. From business forms to billing invoices you will learn everything you need to know to get started in the industry — and even more importantly, how to succeed in the industry.
Sterling Style Academy’s in-depth technical programs provide students with an edge in the business as they learn about the latest methodologies and essentials for conducting a professional style consultation.
If you are looking for a Personal Stylist School that will give you full master of the personal stylist industry — one that not only teaches you how to style and shop for clients but that also provides you with the tools you need to market and manage your business — then Sterling Style Academy is the right choice for you.