Summer Course in Personal Shopper

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid

Program Description

Summer Course in Personal Shopper

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid


Objectives of the Summer Program in Personal Shopper is to train students to offer each client a wardrobe suited to their body shape, colours, age, needs, social protocol and lifestyle. They will get to know a wide range of clothes stores, accessories, objects and services linked to fashion and aesthetics to satisfy the requirements of each customer.

Work opportunities: The students who take this course will be able to aim their professional career at fields such as:

  • Personal Shopper in a store chain, department store and/or hotel.
  • Personal Shopper for private customers, artists or people with busy lives.
  • Occasional consulting for people who are not familiar with the latest fashion and trends.
  • Complementing the services offered at a shop.

The Summer Program in Personal Shopper will offer the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to advise customers when choosing their outfit.

During the course, professionals working in the fashion world will reveal the keys to advising customers when shopping for clothes. The tutors will teach students to efficiently pick what best suits each customer, in accordance with their shape and colours, as well as their lifestyle and the established protocol.

The Personal Shopper course will teach students to identify body types and the colours which suit each person, to find the garments and trends which most suit them, as well as to offer advice for special events such as a wedding or a concert tour.

They will learn to organise a wardrobe and offer personalised advice to clients so that they can make the best of their appearance.The course will be rounded off with basic training in make-up, beauty, jewellery, shoes and fabrics, taught by professionals working in a range of fields linked to fashion and aesthetics.

Programme: Practical and theoretical lessons dealing with integral image assessment, client and budget management, the latest trends, colours and styles, creation and renewal of basic wardrobe, protocol and attire in social life, personal care, national and international shopping, online shopping, visits to fashion shops, accessories, luxury and design.

Aimed at: Professionals who wish to increase their knowledge, stylists, designers, protocol and public relations experts. And everybody interested in personal image, fashion, the tendencies, and who wishes to become familiar with the fashion circuits of Madrid. Personnel involved with clothes shops, hotels and beauty centres who want to offer their clients an exclusive and personal attention service.


This school offers programs in:
  • Spanish (Spain)

Last updated July 12, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
July 2017
4 weeks
Full time
Start date July 2017
Spain Madrid
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Duration 4 weeks
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