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Diploma in Personal Styling

What is Personal Styling?

Personal Styling is one of the most rewarding areas to work in the fashion industry. Making women feel great about their style and innately wanting to inspire others to create a style they love is at the heart of personal styling. Many people ask us, ‘what’s the difference between fashion styling and personal styling?’. The answer? They ARE linked but personal styling is about the person where as fashion styling is much more about the trends! Personal styling is built around giving bespoke personal advice based on your clients needs and what suits them. It teaches you how to truly understand your clients and their needs and provide the right advice for them.

Diploma in Personal Styling

Who teaches our Diploma?

On our Diploma in Personal Styling you will learn from fashion industry expert and personal stylist Julie Cobbe. Successful on RTE’s Dragons Den, Julie set up Stylefish in 2009 and has succeeded in growing a fashion and personal styling business while teaching over 3,000 women fashion classes in Ireland and the UK. She is passionate about sharing her passion for personal styling and growing a client base and takes a max of 6 women on any one course.

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What previous experience do I need?

Many women who complete our Diploma course have no background in fashion. This course provides the perfect route into the fashion world aswell as giving you the opportunity to develop your own style and confidence as you learn. Prospective students should have a passion for fashion and for helping others. We are dedicated to creating a fun and practical learning environment with one-to-one mentoring, shop floor styling sessions, tutored support for 6 months following your training, plus an opportunity to be part of our affiliate network of personal stylists on our website afterwards.

Personal Styling Diploma

Am I ready to offer personal styling services once I finish?

Everyone is different! We believe the first step to being a great personal stylist is having great personal style. Our Personal Styling Diploma has you at it’s core and so it is so important to us that you develop confidence in your own style as part of your training (if you don’t already have it!).

In 2016 Stylefish will begin to offer follow on fashion marketing courses to support our graduates who want to take the next step to start offering one to one consultations should they need it. We will also offer the opportunity for graduates to take part in our one day course to sign up as a Stylefish affiliate so you can use Stylefish materials with your prospective clients to make it simple for you to make money running your own consultations!

How can I be sure this course is for me?

Click on any of our links below to find out more about our Diploma in Personal Styling or if you would like to speak to Julie and find out more before you sign up to our course why not join in one of our seasonal fashion chats? Each season (usually January and September) we invite you to come along meet Julie, chat fashion and find out if our course is for you! Click here to find out about our next fashion chat dates here!

Career Paths

Our Diploma in Personal Styling can open many doors for you in the exciting fashion industry. Whether your interest is in retail, editorial styling, freelance personal styling, image consultancy, personal shopping or you simply want to learn more about styling and enhance your skills in a creative environment, this is the course to get you there with confidence.

Past Students

We have students from across the world including the UK, New York and Toronto travelling for our programme. Our student come from all sorts of backgrounds including law, accountancy, childcare, marketing, busy mums who love fashion and a whole host of other professions! Click here to see a growing list of our graduates!