Blog: how to become a stylist


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Lessons From Lauren: Moms Can Be Stylists Too!

August 26, 2015

The big question I get from prospective students and even students who attend our classes is this … “I’m a Mom, do I really have a shot at being a successful stylist?” The answer is yes! Yes, moms can be stylists too. Now I am not a mom (just a dog mom) so I can’t […]

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Lessons From Lauren: Becoming A Stylist After 30

August 19, 2015

Starting a new career is a scary thing. I know this because before becoming a stylist I had a successful 9-5 job where I made pretty good money. Making the jump from full-time to freelance was terrifying! Why? Well for starters, I fully supported myself – no husband, rich boyfriend, or parent was going to […]

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Is School of Style Right For You?

June 17, 2015

We pride ourselves in being the first and best fashion school for aspiring stylists. Since 2008, we’ve been training our students to become the best celebrity, fashion, and personal stylists. Through our intensive, hands-on learning system, we give our students an advantage and inside scoop as to what it REALLY takes to become a stylist. […]

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How to Become a Stylist Like Rachel Zoe

February 4, 2015

Styling is one of the most coveted careers in the fashion industry today. It’s not at all surprising either. After all, styling is one of the highest paying jobs in fashion and with the glamorous side of the job portrayed on shows like The Rachel Zoe Project, Styled by June, and It’s a Brad Brad […]

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How Much Do Stylists Make?

January 28, 2015

The big question.  How much do stylists make? As is characteristic to the majority of creative field careers, the salaries of stylists drastically vary. Considering many stylists charge their clients on a day rate, one aspiring for a styling career can anticipate earning anywhere between $500 and $12,000 per day. This large-scale fluctuation is due […]

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Graduate Spotlight: Hema Persad

January 16, 2015

We love to hear about how our grads have gone out into the styling industry and are putting the tools they learned in class to work. School of Style grad Hema Persad is not only working in styling, she is also a mother of two, maintains her blog, and full-time practicing attorney. The Florida native […]

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Super-Stylist Sam Saboura Visits School of Style

January 15, 2015

We were pumped when we heard that Sam Saboura was going to come speak at our first class of 2015, Introduction to Styling. Our new group of School of Style students were so lucky to hear from Sam, whose resume is quite impressive. Sam started out in the fashion industry working in retail and later […]

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Career Chat with Simone Harouche

January 14, 2015

Simone Harouche is no stranger to School of Style. She has hired our grads and knows we have the best students around. We were thrilled to hear that she was coming to our Introduction to Styling class and share her experience working as a stylist since the busy mom has some top-notch clients and her […]

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Unexpected Benefits of a Fashion Intern

November 28, 2014

While fashion internships are typically accepted on the assumption that all basic professional needs (fashion industry experience, networking, resume building, etc.) will be met, the most rewarding benefits of an internship are often the ones that we don’t anticipate. Here’s our attempt to be contradictory and offer you a list of the unexpected benefits of […]