What’s required on your part?
What’s required of you to become a professional stylist capable of handling any and all assignments?
Other than an interest in styling, the requirements are simple and straightforward:
- The willingness to learn
If you have these qualities, the British College of Professional Styling will provide you with the knowledge and skills to ensure your success.
There are no rules to being a successful stylist. You need no specialised skill or qualification other than the desire to succeed. A successful stylist does not have to be gifted. Every professional stylist was once a complete beginner. Success is primarily a matter of knowing how to go about it.
Thousands of newspapers and magazines, fashion companies, advertising agencies, film and television production companies, boutique shops, corporate clients and private individuals rely on freelance stylists. And, with all the styling work that needs to be done, why not?
Where the jobs are
As you’ll discover, the need for your styling skills doesn’t end with newspapers and magazines, fashion companies, advertising agencies, film and television production companies, boutique shops, corporate clients and private individuals.
There is a range of other lucrative freelance and full-time work to be obtained including image consultancy, food styling, visual merchandising, personal shopping and colour consultancy. Remember, even the up-and-coming band needs the right look, and somebody gets paid for providing it.
As you’ll also discover, professional styling is a business that goes far beyond creating an image. By the time you complete this course, you will have an intimate knowledge of all aspects of professional styling – from identifying your clients needs and developing your ideas through to the important business side of marketing your professional skills and being paid for your efforts.
What’s more, you’ll be learning about the industry from the inside, receiving hundreds of tips and little insights from some of today’s most successful stylists and fashion leaders. Remember, like yourself, every one of these professionals was once a complete beginner.
Learn the tricks of sourcing fashion for clients of all types
Discover the basics of accessorising and mixing prints
Get practical tips for starting your business and working from home
Become a personal stylist and earn money with your shopping skills