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For up-and-coming stylists keen to take their first steps in this fashion career path, our fashion media styling course looks at the variety of media styling options available to you, and the day-to-day working life of a stylist. You will learn how and where to find inspiration, creating two complete looks that you will shoot on the last day together with a professional photographer, model and hair and make up artist...
Aims of the course
The course is designed to introduce you to the skills and techniques used Fashion Media Styling. We will provide you with opportunities that will allow you to explore, develop and test your creativity.
The course includes:
How to present your aesthetic using key fashion phrases and terms
Timeline of key moments in fashion history
Background history of stylists and contextualisation of their role
The roles of a stylist working today
An in-depth look at commercial styling - lookbooks, advertisements and ecommerce
How to interpret a style brief - understanding your audience and your client
Making contacts - utilising fashion PRs and social media networks to generate work
Pathways into styling - how to gain valuable work experience in the industry
Sourcing research both online and in print - where to find it and how to file it
Tools are needed in a styling kit and where to buy them
How to work on a professional studio photoshoot directing a team which includes a professional model, photographer and hair and makeup artist.
You will received tutorials and will be assessed by the tutor.
Successful completion of this course, can lead to our higher level courses.
Work towards a career as a fashion stylist
What can I earn as a fashion designer?
When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you study for a vocational qualification in fashion, you'll be starting on an exciting career path with the potential to earn a good salary ? whether you work for a company or decide to set up as a freelancer. For example:
Fashion designers start on around £19,000 a year and can earn £28,000 with 3-5 years' experience
Tailors and dressmakers start on around £11,000 and can earn £14,000 with a few years' experience
If you'd like to turn your passion for fashion into a career, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Our courses include valuable work experience opportunities and the chance to get your work 'out there' in fashion competitions ? and even at London Fashion Week ? preparing you to take your first steps in the industry.
This is a beginner's course in fashion media styling you should have an interest in the area and a desire to learn.
You will have access to a dedicated fashion studio, Cameras and Green Screen facilities. However to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials / equipment for your classes:
Sketchbook and pen
Please bring a laptop / smartphone or tablet.
You should be prepared to bring / source clothes, materials and props for your shoot day.
Process for Application
To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.