Course in Styling

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Styling

Fashion styling refers to creating characters and setting up a set using merchandise and props to better sell clothing and other fashion products. It also involves working with photographers in designing fashion photography and product layouts.

What Is a Styling Course?

Styling is an important part of the fashion industry, but not something that comes naturally to many fashion designers. A styling course teaches the needed skills to create a story through a set and work with photographers to design a photographic image.

What Are the Benefits of Taking a Course in Styling?

Taking a course in styling will teach fashion designers what they need to know to create the images to properly show off their products to potential buyers. 

How Much Does It Cost to Take a Course in Styling?

The cost for a course in styling will depend on the school you choose. These are offered as part of a certificate or as stand-alone courses.

What Kind of Career Improvement Can You Expect with a Course in Styling?

Successful images are the key to selling fashion products. A course in styling will allow you to create compelling images to more effectively sell your products.

Why Take an Online Course in Styling?

Styling can be studied online to give you the flexibility to work around your existing schedule and study at home.

Where to Take a Course in Styling?

Find a school with a solid fashion program. These schools are located in many parts of the world. New York and France have some of the most well-known schools, but fashion design is not limited to these areas.

How to Apply to a Styling Course?

Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Pattern Cutting: Award Level 1

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 20 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

This structured programme is for students with basic sewing skills to learn and develop some pattern cutting techniques. [+]

Best Course Studies in Styling 2017. Whatever your interests or ambitions, we offer an exciting range of fashion courses in our dedicated department, taught by specialist fashion professionals. Our excellent links with Higher Education fashion and textiles courses in the London Area means that we can help you prepare a successful fashion course application. Many of our students have progressed onto Higher Education, successfully set up small businesses, or gone on to work within the fashion industry. We have a reputation for the high standard of work produced, and entry to our courses is often competitive. We cater for beginners through to the very experienced, aiming to be as flexible as possible to meet individual needs. Acceptance onto all our fashion courses is by individual interview. Where appropriate you will be asked to bring examples of your work. At interview we can build a personal study programme taking into account your existing skills and time available. Course Overview This structured programme is for students with basic sewing skills to learn and develop some pattern cutting techniques. Campus: Chelsea Centre Times: Thu 18:15 - 21:15 [-]

Specialist Fashion Techniques: Creative Pattern Cutting

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 8 weeks April 2017 United Kingdom London

For those with previous sewing experience, an opportunity to advance your pattern cutting skills by learning how to develop patterns for contemporary garments from work on the stand. Please bring a basic sewing kit, pencils, paper and scissors. [+]

Whatever your interests or ambitions, we offer an exciting range of fashion courses in our dedicated department, taught by specialist fashion professionals. Our excellent links with Higher Education fashion and textiles courses in the London Area means that we can help you prepare a successful fashion course application. Many of our students have progressed onto Higher Education, successfully set up small businesses, or gone on to work within the fashion industry. We have a reputation for the high standard of work produced, and entry to our courses is often competitive. We cater for beginners through to the very experienced, aiming to be as flexible as possible to meet individual needs. Acceptance onto all our fashion courses is by individual interview. Where appropriate you will be asked to bring examples of your work. At interview we can build a personal study programme taking into account your existing skills and time available. Course Overview For those with previous sewing experience, an opportunity to advance your pattern cutting skills by learning how to develop patterns for contemporary garments from work on the stand. Please bring a basic sewing kit, pencils, paper and scissors. Campus: Chelsea Centre Times: Tue 18:15 - 21:15 [-]

Introduction to Pattern Cutting

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 10 - 20 weeks April 2017 United Kingdom London

This structured programme is for students with basic sewing skills to learn and develop some pattern cutting techniques. [+]

Best Course Studies in Styling 2017. Whatever your interests or ambitions, we offer an exciting range of fashion courses in our dedicated department, taught by specialist fashion professionals. Our excellent links with Higher Education fashion and textiles courses in the London Area means that we can help you prepare a successful fashion course application. Many of our students have progressed onto Higher Education, successfully set up small businesses, or gone on to work within the fashion industry. We have a reputation for the high standard of work produced, and entry to our courses is often competitive. We cater for beginners through to the very experienced, aiming to be as flexible as possible to meet individual needs. Acceptance onto all our fashion courses is by individual interview. Where appropriate you will be asked to bring examples of your work. At interview we can build a personal study programme taking into account your existing skills and time available. Course Overview This structured programme is for students with basic sewing skills to learn and develop some pattern cutting techniques. Campus: Chelsea Centre Times: Thu 18:15 - 21:15 [-]

Garment Making

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 10 - 11 weeks January 2017 United Kingdom London

Students are introduced to sewing and to using commercial patterns to make a simple garment. This useful course includes measuring, cutting, sewing techniques, fitting and pressing. [+]

Whatever your interests or ambitions, we offer an exciting range of fashion courses in our dedicated department, taught by specialist fashion professionals. Our excellent links with Higher Education fashion and textiles courses in the London Area means that we can help you prepare a successful fashion course application. Many of our students have progressed onto Higher Education, successfully set up small businesses, or gone on to work within the fashion industry. We have a reputation for the high standard of work produced, and entry to our courses is often competitive. We cater for beginners through to the very experienced, aiming to be as flexible as possible to meet individual needs. Acceptance onto all our fashion courses is by individual interview. Where appropriate you will be asked to bring examples of your work. At interview we can build a personal study programme taking into account your existing skills and time available. Course Overview Students are introduced to sewing and to using commercial patterns to make a simple garment. This useful course includes measuring, cutting, sewing techniques, fitting and pressing. Campus: Chelsea Centre Times: Tue 18:15 - 21:15 [-]

BTEC Award in Fashion and Clothing Level 1 – Pattern Cutting

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 12 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

This well-structured programme is designed for students with basic sewing skills to learn and develop some essential sewing and pattern cutting techniques to prepare them for employment or self-employment in the fashion industry. [+]

Best Course Studies in Styling 2017. Whatever your interests or ambitions, we offer an exciting range of fashion courses in our dedicated department, taught by specialist fashion professionals. Our excellent links with Higher Education fashion and textiles courses in the London Area means that we can help you prepare a successful fashion course application. Many of our students have progressed onto Higher Education, successfully set up small businesses, or gone on to work within the fashion industry. We have a reputation for the high standard of work produced, and entry to our courses is often competitive. We cater for beginners through to the very experienced, aiming to be as flexible as possible to meet individual needs. Acceptance onto all our fashion courses is by individual interview. Where appropriate you will be asked to bring examples of your work. At interview we can build a personal study programme taking into account your existing skills and time available. Course Overview This well-structured programme is designed for students with basic sewing skills to learn and develop some essential sewing and pattern cutting techniques to prepare them for employment or self-employment in the fashion industry. Through exercises in class, you will learn how to construct a skirt block and a variety of stylistic variations, as well as some key garment making techniques and processes. Homework each week will help to reinforce learning. Students wishing to further develop their skills in this area are able to build upon this learning by continuing their studies on the follow on certificate programme. Campus: Chelsea Centre Times: Mon 10:00 - 16:00 [-]

Fashion Design Course

In Florence Academy
Campus Part time 2 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment Italy Florence

The Fashion Design Course aims to provide an introduction to Italian Fashion Design and the development of a collection, with a particular reference to the Italian fashion-plate, its practical creation and the study of accessories. [+]

The Fashion Design Course aims to provide an introduction to Italian Fashion Design and the development of a collection, with a particular reference to the Italian fashion-plate, its practical creation and the study of accessories. The Fashion Design course aims to introduce students to fashion through multiple pathways, helping them not only to enhance their practical skills for Fashion Design and illustration, but also to acquire a more specific and multifaceted sensitivity toward anything that involves fashion, such as, new trends, technical clothing aspects/styles, influences of history on clothes and the theoretical approaches to develop and create fashion collections. Fashion course features: Lessons (per week): 5 practical lessons in 2 aftnernoons 1 lesson= 50 minutes Entry levels: 3-9 Duration: From 2 to 12 weeks Also available in English Also available for beginners Course price (per week): 100 Eur Enrolment Fee: No enrolment fee will be charged if a student is enrolled in a course of Italian. If the student enrolls in this course without taking a language course there will be a € 15 non refundable enrolment fee. This € 15 fee must be paid only once should the student enroll in more than one additional course (i.e. enrolls in Cucina Italiana, Storia dell’arte, etc.). Courses Starting Dates & Prices Every Monday, except on a public holiday, when the course starts on Tuesday. Public holidays: On days which are, according to the local law, public holidays, no classes will take place. Lessons will neither be compensated nor refunded. Maximum number of students for class: 14 Minimum age: 16 Duration of a lesson: 50 minutes Minimum number of participants: 6 (certain courses may run with fewer participants) Certificate: all students receive a comprehensive certificate which states exactly the level achieved for listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Only students who have attended at least 80% of the course will receive this certificate. Course fee includes: Lessons of Italian Course material (book, Eurocentres writing pad and pen) Assessment of your language level on entry (written and oral test, including a personal interview) Personal feedback on your entry assessment test Clear learning goals, discussed with you each week Continuous monitoring of learning progress and diagnostic feedback. Weekly testes and revision lessons Two lessons a week spent in the Study Club, with the assistance of a teacher Final certificate, stating the precise level for your language skills Free access to the Internet (WiFi connection) Free use of Learning Centre and library Eurocentres writing pad and pen Help-desk /staffed school reception 24-hour emergency number Course fee does not include: Travel costs Enrolment fees Examination fees Participation in voluntary leisure activities and excursions (if not otherwise indicated) Pocket money Personal insurance coverage for illness, accident, theft. [-]

Beginners Sartorial Course

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Full time 2 weeks August 2017 USA Manhattan

This course teaches the basics of made-to-measure pattern making, cutting, dressmaking, and construction. This system was devised By Laura Congia (Italian fashion designer and dressmaker). [+]

Best Course Studies in Styling 2017. This course teaches the basics of made-to-measure pattern making, cutting, dressmaking, and construction. This system was devised By Laura Congia (Italian fashion designer and dressmaker). In this class you will be guided step by step through the different stages of garment creation: from taking measurements to drawing the paper pattern and the final dressmaking. What you'll learn Fabrication Taking proper body measurements Creation of a made-to-measure paper pattern Pattern layout, pinning and cutting Construction techniques Zipper insertion Pressing and finishing Hand-stitched appliqués 8-Session short course (2 weeks, 65 Hours): Monday Aug 22nd 10:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday Aug 23rd 10:00am - 5:00pm Thursday Aug 25th 10:00am - 5:00pm Friday Aug 26th 10:00am - 5:00pm Monday Aug 29th 10:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday Aug 30th 10:00am - 5:00pm Wednesday Aug 31st 10:00am - 5:00pm Thursday Sept 1st 10:00am - 5:00pm Tools & Supplies Fabric (muslin/toile) Pattern paper Rulers (L-square, hip curve, French curve) Measuring tape Fabric scissors Paper cutting Scissors Thread Pins Seam ripper Hand needles​ Prerequisites: Some sewing machine experience. Instructor Laura Congia is a distinguished Italian professional fashion designer, custom dressmaker and fashion school director. She has a genuine passion for fashion and feels privileged to instruct students wishing to learn the art of dressmaking "Made in Italy". In this culturally and emotionally rich intensive class, her objective is to prepare students for success in the competitive world of fashion through in-depth training. [-]

Draping, Drafting & Dressmaking Techniques

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Part time 3 months July 2017 USA Manhattan

This 3-month course reveals the basic and more advanced skills you need to become an accomplished dress-maker. Build your knowledge, or expand your current dress-making skills. You'll learn to drape and draft custom dress patterns from scratch, just like the ateliers. [+]

This 3-month course reveals the basic and more advanced skills you need to become an accomplished dress-maker. Build your knowledge, or expand your current dress-making skills. You'll learn to drape and draft custom dress patterns from scratch, just like the ateliers. Prove your patterns with a toille (muslin). Then you'll learn various construction techniques to complete your original dresses. And finally, you'll properly fit and adjust the dresses (and pattern) according to the measurements and body type, using foolproof fitting and alteration techniques. You'll be the total dress maker! Skills & Techniques Learn A New Designer Dress Style Each Month! Learn about fabrics and notions needed for dressmaking Learn to measure a body properly Learn to create custom fit dress patterns Learn to make toilles (test muslins) Learn to complete production-ready patterns Learn to prepare fabric for layout, cutting and marking Learn construction techniques (zipper insertion, set in sleeves, etc.) Learn proper pressing and finishing techniques Course runs Tuesday Evenings, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Course Duration: 3 hours, once per week + Open lab time Fabric & Supplies Fashion fabric (3 yards) Muslin fabric (5 yards) Measuring tape Fabric scissors Paper-Cutting Scissors Thread Pins Seam Ripper Hand Needles Dot Pattern Paper Mechanical Pencil Clear Ruler L Square Ruler Hip Curve Ruler French Curve Ruler Magic Tape Prerequisites Some sewing experience If none, 6-Week Dressmaking class recommended [-]

Dress making course

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Part time 6 weeks Open Enrollment USA Manhattan

Make yourself a custom fit dress in 6 weeks! This class reveals the secrets of cutting from a commercial pattern, construction methods and foolproof fitting techniques to make the dress fit you, perfectly. Learn to be a dress maker! [+]

Best Course Studies in Styling 2017. Make yourself a custom fit dress in 6 weeks! This class reveals the secrets of cutting from a commercial pattern, construction methods and foolproof fitting techniques to make the dress fit you, perfectly. Learn to be a dress maker! Course Outline Learn about fabrics and notions Learn to measure your body Learn to work with a commercial pattern Learn to prepare fabric for cutting Learn construction techniques Learn zipper insertion Learn proper pressing and finishing techniques Course Duration: 6 weeks, 3 hours, once per week Fabric & Supplies 1 1/2 yards cotton muslin fabric 2 1/2 yards fashion fabric (instructor will advise) Thread, measuring tape, fabric scissors, paper scissors, pins, a seam ripper, hand needles and Vogue pattern V8766 Prerequisites Some sewing machine experience is needed If none, 2-Hour Sew Simple Workshop or 4-Hour Learn to Sew in A Day is recommended [-]

Fashion Buying

Haute Future Fashion Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks October 2017 Italy Milan

The Fashion Buying Summer Campus’ focus is to develop key buying skills, encourage students to take an in depth look at the secrets of this fascinating career and acquire basic knowledges of textiles, materials, production process and production times. [+]

Fashion buyers are fashion experts, managing the purchase of products going to be distributed to the stores network. Their job is to select an assortment of garments that must be coherent with the distributors’ identity and clients. It is a complex profession that requires good interpersonal skills, an in depth knowledge of trends and a keen aesthetic sense. The Fashion Buying Summer Campus’ focus is to develop key buying skills, encourage students to take an in-depth look at the secrets of this fascinating career and acquire basic knowledge of textiles, materials, production process and production times. PROGRAMME Week 1 Luxury market: clients, products, services, window displays, communication, icons Benchmarking: comparative evaluation of the reference market, analysis of trends and fashion weeks Research methods: cool hunters & bloggers, trade shows The role of buyers in today’s fashion market Week 2 Qualitative and quantitative analysis of products Analysis of target consumers The importance of visual merchandising in sale strategies Case studies Buying strategies: purchase scheduling, sales analysis and planning, budget management The category-wise buying plan: total look, ready to wear, accessories Final project [-]

Fashion Trend Forecasting and Styling

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus Part time 1 month March 2017 Italy Florence

This course introduces the creative figure of the one who can communicate the image of a collection, a show, a digital environment, a shop or person by detecting the language of nowadays-aesthetic paradigms and shaping the collective imaginary of tomorrow. [+]

Best Course Studies in Styling 2017. This course introduces the creative figure of the one who can communicate the image of a collection, a show, a digital environment, a shop or person by detecting the language of nowadays-aesthetic paradigms and shaping the collective imaginary of tomorrow. The study plan features: Sociology of Imaginary (art& fashion, psychology, anthropology, subcultures), Trend Forecasting (colour theory and practice, materials, methodology, application), Fashion Photography (photology, photography, graphic design), Fashion Styling (shooting, icon making, publishing), Style Management (digital styling, p.r. and networking, blogging). Visits to the Gucci and Ferragamo museums, an international guest lecture, an individual project and an individual consultation about your future in fashion including next-step study possibilities are all included in the course. The course allows you to take the first step in your fashion training, providing excellent preparation for the four-year undergraduate programme in Business of Fashion and the nine-month masters programmes in Fashion Trend Forecasting or Fashion Styling. [-]

Advanced Study Program in Stylist for Fashion

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome
Campus Full time 7 months March 2017 Italy Rome

The Course in Fashion Stylist aims at training experts in the field of spectacularization, trends and habits,professionals having a good education, an aesthetic sense, taste, and creative versatility. The Course will train an interpreter of the image and communication objectivesfor the characters of advertisements, events, photographic services, and advertising videos, who is able to interact with directors, photographers, stylists and managers in order to create an emotional and relational impact even by coordinating all other involved people. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ITALIAN The Course in Fashion Stylist is addressed to graduates in Performing Arts, Sociology, Communication Science, and Architecture, to those holding a Fine Arts, Fashion or Styling diploma from private schools, and professionals working in the fashion and set design fields as well as costume designers who want to improve their knowledge in the styling field. Structure: The training pathway includes theoretical lessons and lab activities, photo shootings, visits to fashion houses, meetings and seminaries with authors, directors, photographers, journalists, cool hunters, set designers and stylists working in the publishing field. [-]

Vogue Teen Weekend

Conde Nast College
Campus Full time 2 days July 2017 United Kingdom London

The Vogue Teen Weekend is a two-day programme suitable for sixteen and seventeen year olds. This weekend course offers a unique view of the fashion industry via the lens of British Vogue. [+]

Best Course Studies in Styling 2017. Aimed at those interested in learning more about the exciting world of fashion, the courses will offer a broad introduction to the industry and the career paths it can offer. Specifically, the courses will address key areas such as which designers shape the fashion industry, how trends develop, the importance of branding in fashion, how a magazine is created, what happens behind the scenes of a fashion shoot and a fashion show, what jobs the fashion industry offers and which skills and qualifications are needed for these roles. Each weekend course will be able to accommodate 60 students. Please note that we do not provide accommodation and our care provision for students only extends to class hours. Each weekend course will be able to accommodate 60 students. Please note that we do not provide accommodation and our care provision for students only extends to class hours. Course dates: 8-9 July 2017 Tuition fee: £522 (including VAT) [-]

One Week Fashion Styling Course

Conde Nast College
Campus Full time 1 week April 2017 United Kingdom London

The Condé Nast College Fashion Styling course is an intensive one-week programme to introduce students to a range of practical skills and essential information on the subject. [+]

During the course, students will develop ideas for a studio-based fashion shoot before going on to work with a team of industry professionals to create their own fashion images. Students will also plan and photograph a still life accessories shoot. They will hear from fashion industry experts on a range of related subjects such as street photography, creating look-books and shopping pages, styling celebrities, and researching trends. As well as examining the work of inspiring stylists and photographers, students will also find out how agencies work, how products are sourced for shoots and the key differences between editorial and advertising work. The course gives an insight into the work that goes into creating fashion images and the skills required to attain a successful career in styling. Entry Requirements Applicants on these courses must be 18 years or older to enroll, and non native-English speakers are required to be proficient in written and spoken English. For more information, please see English Language Requirements in How to Apply. Places on the one week courses are allocated on a first come, first served basis, provided individuals meet the age and language requirements. Course dates: 3 - 7 April 2017 25 - 29 September 2017 There are 30 places available on each course, allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please note that your place on the course is not reserved until we have received the full tuition fee, which must be paid in full and upfront. Tuition fee: £840 including VAT [-]

Fashion Styling & Shooting

Milan Fashion Campus
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 weeks October 2017 Italy Milan + 1 more

Fashion Styling & Shooting Your Fashion Styling & Shooting in Milan [+]

Best Course Studies in Styling 2017. FASHION STYLING SHOOTING MODULE The Fashion Styling Shooting module of Milan Fashion Campus is a styling workshop dedicated to the preparation of real fashion shooting in a studio with a professional photographer, a model and a hairstylist. We will allow students to develop the sense of styling with practical exercises,and to increase their styling portfolio. The project aims to conduct the student from the beginning to the end of the photo shoot, giving the possibility to prove his/her styling potential. This module consists of four days of work, according to the different phases of the project. In detail: - The first day is dedicated to the preparation and construction of the project which includes a mood board research: selecting a concept, building a story board, deciding the style of photography, selecting the location, choosing the right model, deciding on the poses, make-upand hair style. - Second day students will receive a list of key items: choosing three or four of them for the photo shoot and customizing the look using the wardrobe offered by the school and their own clothes & accessories, they will create real outfits. The styling can be completed renting clothes and accessories by stores affiliated with the school. - The third day includes the fitting with the model and a meeting with make-up artists, hair stylists, and the photographer to discuss the project and photo shoot. - Fourth day is the shooting day! This workshop can be paired with the Fashion Styling course or it can be done separately. At the end of the module each student will receive the digital based pictures and the partecipation certificate. Receive the details of how it works Click Here ! Request Information Course Learning Outcomes --be able to combine new up-to-date looks - be able to organize a shooting - be able to work in a international ambient - gain knowledge to work with professionals - improve your Portfolio Level: Beginners Material: Notebook - Laptop computer - USB Memory stick - Photoshop - (30 day trial version okay) Available Schedule Duration Daytime 1week - Full-time - 4 days a week (Monday to Thursday) Fee: € 1.500 ( Photoshop Lessons included) Combination Course Fashion Styling & Fashion Shotting Fashion Shooting & Fashion Styling 2 weeks Fashion styling - Full-time - 4 days a week (Monday to Thursday) & 1 week Fashion Shooting Fee: € 2.800 Click here for the Fashion Styling Program To include 22% Tax & 150 euro Enrollment Fee. [-]