Celebrity Fashion Stylist: Fashion and Styling the Famous

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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2013 English

Course Description

Becoming a tremendous stylist takes hard work, social skills, timing, persistence, knowledge, and fabulous resources for clients. This class will take you within the unique world of fashion and style. You will gain the techniques and skills you must have to start and sustain a career as a stylist upon completion of this course. 

Industry Expert

Tiffany Dean Celebrity Fashion Stylist

Tiffany began her career as a Retail Merchandising Coordinator  for high-end fashion brands DKNY, BCBG, Max Azria, and Guess by Marciano.  She has quickly risen within the world of  celebrity fashion styling over the last decade with a roster of such clients as  Katy Perry, Lindsay Lohan, and Tyrese Gibson.   Also, she works with Emmy Award winning shows Modern Family and Hawaii 5.0,  as well as with many high fashion magazines such as Elle, Vogue, Marie Claire, Maxim, British FHM, and Bride and Bloom.

Featured Expert Angela Dean Celebrity Fashion Designer

Viewed as an industry pioneer by the fashion community, Angela  Dean has served as President of Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising  in Los Angeles, where the exhibit The Era of Entertainment was created to  preserve garments she made for Hollywood elite.

She has created looks that have been worn by an  extraordinary list of clients.  Among  them are Madonna, Halle Berry, Patti Labelle, Priscilla Presley, Monique, Mary  J. Blige, Magic Johnson, Paris Hilton, and Oprah Winfrey.  Her creations too have graced magazine covers,  awards shows, and CD covers such as,  the  30th Anniversary Essence magazine cover which represented the highest selling issue in the magazine’s history,   Natalie Cole’s gown worn on the cover of her  Grammy award winning album, Unforgettable, and numerous gowns for  actress Latonya Richardson’s Academy Awards appearances.

What are the requirements?

  • No prerequisites for this course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn the process of becoming a Stylist
  • Learn how Stylists select their assistants
  • Learn various terms used by stylist and in the fashion world
  • Learn the Business of working with clients and fashion stores
  • Learn how to acquire clothes for your clients and build your reputation

Who is the target audience?

  • Aspiring Stylist
  • Fashion Enthusiast
  • Those that want to better their own fashion knowledge
  • Vendors wanting to provide clothing for celebrities

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: My First Section
Course Introduction

Being a celebrity stylist can be a challenging career to jump into. The best way to begin acquiring experience can be through internships. Learn from Tiffany Dean how to get started on the right track. 

The next step in starting your career is to build a portfolio. This can be challenging to do unless you are able to find other creative artists to collaborate with. Hear about resources available to you that will assist you in this process. 
Now it is time to talk business or “fashion matters". Often times stylist have an agent to assist in booking jobs. Before contracting with an agent, you need to understand the industry norms and ensure that you are not being taken advantage of. 
As a celebrity stylist, it is very important to know and understand how to work with fashion designers. In this session, you will hear from Fashion Designer, Angela Dean.
It is imperative to stay up to date on what is hot and what is not. In order to do so, you must research, research, research. In this segment, you will learn about various websites and resources to stay on top of the latest trends. 
When on set, there is a list of “must haves” that are necessary for being prepared to do the job. Learn what these items are and be sure to list them in your workbook.
Having access to fashion showrooms is a way to provide the latest trends to your clients. In this lesson, you will learn about the process for attaining access to showrooms and protocol for working with these organizations.
When styling for various clients, you have to understand body types and what looks best on certain individuals. This session will discuss the various shapes and how to appropriately select fashion for different clients.
Assistants are your backbone. Therefore, it is important to select and hire an assistant that will meet your needs and requirements. Hear some tips for hiring the best assistant to support you. 
There are different things that you should know when you are traveling with a client. Being professional and being prepared is the key to continued success with your client. Also you should understand what expenses you will be responsible for. 
When working on set, you need to know how to work with directors, art directors, and photographers. It is important to understand protocol and appropriate communication styles and roles while working on a set. This lesson will prepare you for what to expect in this environment.
This industry is all about building relationships. In order to advance your career and maintain your career, you will have to nurture your relationships and build a strong network. Integrity is everything. In this lesson, you will hear about ways to increase relationships in the fashion and entertainment industries.
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Instructor Biography

Faith in Dreams Edutainment, Entertainment Career Courses

Faith in Dreams Edutainment is an innovative production company that creates entertainment projects and resources that help shape the future. Entertainment career opportunities now more than ever expand beyond the doors of Hollywood. The growth of the industry has brought about productions that span throughout the world. Producers, agents, writers, and other key positions are all expected to understand their responsibilities, key terms, and traditions that have proven effective. Our Entertainment Career Courses provide the training essential to becoming an employable commodity within the industry. The content also provides noteworthy preparation for individuals competing for acceptance into visual arts programs.

Featured Industry Subject Matter Experts:

Ilunga Adel, Screenwriter

Patty Bunch, Make-up Artist

Tiffany Dean, Celebrity Stylist

Carolyn Thompson Goldstein, Talent Agent

Jeffrey Reddick, Screenwriter

Alejandro Seri, Final Draft Inc.

Kris Sheets, Line Producer

Toni Suttie, Casting Director

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