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Styling for a Fashion Photoshoot.

Styling for a Fashion Photoshoot

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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.

Practical information

Summer School program
Short format
2 weeks
Next session:
6-17 July 2020

No classes on 14 July

€1,590 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

36 quai d'Austerlitz, 75013 Paris

© Laura Lavergne
© Laura Lavergne


Today's fashion sells products as well as image. The influence of photo stylists has never been so great, nor the creative dimension of their role. This course takes you into the world of a fashion stylist-editor and explains what that entails. You will learn how the images in magazines/fashion campaigns are created. You will understand the stylist’s role in their creation and the interaction with the other professions of fashion image production. You will practice photography in a professional photo studio of a silhouette that you will have created and accessorized.


  • History of fashion photography and monograph of famous fashion photographers
  • The work as a stylist and guest photographer
  • The impact of the images: analysis of existing fashion campaigns
  • The role and the constitution of the mood board
  • The creative elements to turn the mood board into an image: photographer, hair stylist, makeup artist, casting, styling…
  • Collective and individual mood board research
  • Individual meetings with the tutor of the program
  • Selection in second-hand shop of clothes and accessories
  • Experimentation to build silhouettes in echo with the personal mood board or the mood board of other participants
  • The photo studio and how its work
  • Individual presentation of final silhouettes including mood board, creative elements, documentation of photographed exercices of styling
  • Testimonials of photographers

To sign up, fill out the online form. Once the form has been reviewed by the team, an email will be sent to you to confirm registration.

If the sanitary situation related to the COVID-19 requires a cancellation of your registration, you will be able to postpone it to next year or ask for a refund.

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