About the Course
Examine the history of fashion styling, and looking at international stylists, designers, iconic dress styles and trends. Using the basic principles of Fashion styling, you will learn how to select and experiment with clothing, and accessories to exhibit them in the best possible way; you will explore various techniques to create unique fashion stories or concepts depending on the target market, (by analysing fashion editorials, and commercial advertising). The course will also cover the types of jobs available, and various aspects of the job, including sourcing models, clothing, accessories and props for a photoshoot; research, fashion referencing and visualisation.
By the end of the course you will be able to
• Recognise international stylists, photographers, and develop “fashion awareness”
• Understand the basic rules of colour, composition and themes for visuals
• Develop and research fashion stories and concepts for a fashion editorial or commercial
• Be able to research, visualise and present a look for a fashion shoot
• Understand guidelines on how to manage a client’s wardrobe
Class format and activities
Teaching is both in groups and on a one-to-one basis, using demonstrations, discussion, practical exercises, project work, hand outs and other technical support material where appropriate. In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.
In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.
This course is suitable for beginners wishing to learn the essential steps to become a fashion stylist
•No previous experience is necessary
•Students must be able to speak, read and write in English
•Enthusiasm and interest in the subject is essential
What you need to know before you enrol
The fashion studios are on the first floor of the Nancy Seear Building and there is wheelchair access via a stair-lift.
Please note: there is no eating or drinking allowed in the fashion studios - no liquids at all are allowed.
What you will need for your class
Notebook, pen, camera. On the second day you will need to bring a selection of clothes and accessories for a mock-up fashion shoot, (tutor will advise on the first day).
What you can do next
You might want to try one of the following:
Fashion Drawing and Portfolio Preparation
Fashion History: The Evolution of Style
Creative Pattern Cutting Draping on the Stand .
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.