Blog: how to become a stylist


Fashion-Facts1

Stylists that found success without a degree

August 20, 2014

As we already know, Rachel Zoe and the late L’Wren Scott are two examples of superstar stylists, designers, and icons who made it to the fashion industry with no formal degree in fashion. Rachel studied psychology and sociology, while L’Wren ascended gradually from young model in Paris to stylist, costumer and fashion designer. So far, […]

shutterstock_84520303

8 Resources to Help You Become a Better Stylist

July 25, 2014

  Beyond basic knowledge, a stylist should constantly be getting updated information about trends, new designers, and other developments in the fashion industry. Research and lots of reading is part of this job despite the hectic schedules and overly social life it entails. To improve your skills as a stylist you should access resources that […]

Sea of Shoes

4 Style Blogs We Love This Month

April 18, 2014

There are fashion bloggers who don’t just produce original content and influence their social media followers; they also make headlines and covers themselves. Their life and achievements make news in this super noisy fashion industry, while every move of theirs stirs excitement. In anticipation of their upcoming photo shoots, collaborations, videos or just shopping hauls, […]

How To In A Noisy

How to Break Through in a Noisy Industry

April 16, 2014

Fast-paced, competitive, and crowded as it is, the global fashion industry seems to absorb the best talent worldwide through a very intricate selection process that candidates often find hard to track and explain. Professionals of all types strive to find their way in this glamorous maze and often get frustrated by the abundance of general […]

Rise to the top

How to Rise to the Top … Quickly!

April 15, 2014

We must admit that styling is one of the most competitive careers in the world of fashion. Having said that, it’s also true that for some very smart and talented people there is a fast track to success. Rising to the top at the speed of light is not as much about patience and persistence […]

shutterstock_115212217

Cover Letter Dos and Dont’s

April 9, 2014

Writing a successful cover letter is not an easy task or something you might call optional. Your mission is to offer a very attractive text, full or relevant and updated information about your contribution to a job being offered. You must be honest and original, while also managing to impress the recruiter, hiring manager or […]

A-woman-carrying-several--006

Working as a Stylist: Expectations vs Reality

April 8, 2014

Working as a stylist may sound glamorous but the reality is – this job is hard and hardly glamorous! Expectation: Being BFFs with all of your fabulous A-list celebrity clients Reality: Finding out that your favorite A-list celebrity is a crazy-demanding diva Expectation: Sipping Champagne and Shopping at Barneys Reality: Digging through smelly clothes at […]

shutterstock_69442702

How to Make it as a Stylist in a Small Town

March 25, 2014

  I’m not gonna lie to you, making it a stylist in a small town can be difficult. The good news is that it isn’t impossible. The reason it can be so difficult is being there often isn’t an industry to support a booming career. Los Angeles has the entertainment industry and New York has […]

Barneys-New-York

What Is Studio Services?

March 20, 2014

You may have heard the term “Studio Services” while researching styling as a career, or even run across this nasty industry practice while trying to do some “civilian” shopping for a job you’re styling. If you happen to own a store, it’s a great financial safeguard. If you’re a stylist, it’s basically the worst part […]