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Fashion Styling



Fashion Styling is creating fashion imagery that delivers the message of the designer or brand. Fashion Styling students at Academy of Art University will develop a styling portfolio and gain hands-on experience developing concepts and assembling compelling outfits for photo shoots. Fashion culture, working with models, photographers and make-up artists are emphasized throughout the program. Graduates of the program will be fully trained to style, produce and art direct for print or online fashion magazines, ad campaigns, commercials, catalogs, designers’ look books, fashion shows, fashion videos and personal clients.

Taught by working stylists recognized in their field, the program takes a hands-on approach to teach students to:

  • Research and develop original concepts
  • Combine garments to create compelling outfits relevant to their clients
  • Design the visual aesthetic around the fashion product, also known as art direction: the choosing of props, location, model, photographic style, make-up and hair
  • Produce photo shoots
  • Gain an in-depth knowledge of the history of fashion, the fashion industry and trends

Career Opportunities in Fashion Styling:
Accessory Editor | Assistant Stylist | Assistant Visual Store Display | Associate Editor | Brand Consultant | Creative Director | Editorial and Commercial Stylist | Editorial Assistant | Fashion Editor | Fashion Product Stylist | Fashion Show Stylist | In-store Stylist | Market Editor | Personal Stylist | Sales Assistant | Style Blogger

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