Bergdorf Goodman, Barneys NY, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdales and the best high-end boutiques are just steps away from the classroom located at a hotel on Madison Avenue. Graduates from the Sterling Style Academy- New York become recognized industry experts worldwide. Students receive unparalleled hands-on and interactive training in and outside of the classroom; and graduates from the Sterling Style Academy- New York become recognized industry experts worldwide with a global address book full of industry contacts.
The 2 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 art and science behind an image consulting and personal styling business
- The elements and principles of design as it pertains to image, fashion and style
- Color theory and how to evaluate an individual’s personal coloring
- How to assess facial features, body silhouettes, body types, and body proportions to appropriately dress men and women
- How to analyze men’s and women’s fashion styles, incorporate trends, and develop a client’s signature style for personal and professional occasions
- How to conduct personal style evaluations for professionals to stay-at-home individuals
- The principles behind makeup application and how to consult your clients on makeup
- How to conduct a wardrobe and closet evaluation
- The principles behind closet organization and clothing care
- How to personal shop and effective personal shopping strategies and protocol
- How to work with clients and develop an image and wardrobe specific to your client’s needs, goals, lifestyle, personal style, personal coloring, and body type to improve their overall appearance
- How to create a wardrobe look book
- Effective communication skills as it pertains to sales pitches, public speaking, and presentation development
- A day in the life of an image consultant and personal stylist – what’s to be expected and setting realistic business goals and objectives
- Business building - how to sell your services in this digital era, determine your target market, develop your 30 second introduction, write a professional bio and press release
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 5 – August 16, 2019
Registration Deadline: June 24, 2019
Tuition Fee: USD $9,947 (Currency Conversion) - if paid by wire transfer / USD$11,447 if paid by credit card
Program Schedule: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with assignments to be completed in the evenings and weekends.
If you would like to register via wire transfer, please request the bank details by clicking here to download our registration form, save and fill out the PDF, and email it back to us with a copy of your passport.
For more information, please contact us to receive a course prospectus.For payment plan options, please email us.
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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 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 7-Day Image Consultant Training Certification 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.