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Fashion Styling Workshop.

Fashion Styling Workshop

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What is a fashion stylist/editor? What does their job actually involve? In this course you will create and style your own silhouette using newfound knowledge.


Open to all above 16 years old. No prerequisites. Basic english required.

Practical information

Summer School program
Short format
2 weeks
Next session:
8 - 19 July 2024

Classes will take place Monday to Friday from 10 am to 5 pm.

€1,840 incl. VAT

Summer School programs may be combined with each other to form longer courses (-10% discount on the second cheapest program).

Group size:
limited to 15 people
Austerlitz campus

34 quai d'Austerlitz, 75013 Paris


Open to all above 16 years old. No prerequisites. Basic english required.

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Fashion’s objective today is to sell products, it does this through carefully created images. The influence of a fashion stylist has never been so great, nor the creative dimension of their role. This course takes you into the world of a fashion stylist and explains what that entails. You will explore how the images in fashion magazines/campaigns are created. You will understand the stylist’s role in their creation and also discover the other fashion professions involved. Using your new skills and acquired knowledge you too will style like a stylist and create your own silhouette.


  • The emergence of the stylist within the history of fashion photography
  • Discover the role, influence and required skill set of a fashion stylist
  • Participate in a live talk from an established insdustry guest photographer
  • Examine the impact of imagery through analysis of existing fashion campaigns
  • Role and importance of a mood board to create an image
  • Define your own styling theme an create your own mood board
  • The creative elements to turn the mood board into an image: photographer, hair stylist, makeup artist, casting, styling…
  • Collective and individual art and fashion research for your styling theme
  • Individual meetings with the tutor of the programme providing personal styling theme guidance
  • Exploration the second-hand and hidden thrift of Paris to source pieces for your own styling session
  • Learning to edit pieces and experiment in creating silhouettes as a stylist
  • Shooting of your chosen styled silhouette using the Institut Français de la Mode photo studio
  • Pitch your final silhouette and mood board as you would to your editor/client

Simply fill in the online form and pay the required deposit to apply. Upon receipt of the online form, the application is studied by the Summer School team. Once the application has been accepted, an email is sent specifying the payment schedule for the registration fee balance. If the application is not accepted, the deposit will be refunded.

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