Fashion Styling

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Fashion Styling is a creative program in which mental imagery, inventiveness, aesthetic sensibility and culture are perfected so as to converge and shape a professional in fashion images and visuals; a Fashion Stylist that works for fashion houses, off- and online magazines and media, bloggers and celebrities, advertising agencies, fashion retailers, and E-commerce platforms. This course is for those who wish to fulfill a visionary role of the utmost importance.

The Undergraduate in Fashion Styling offers vertical progress, from learning the basic skills required by the market to more practical tasks such as curating a fashion movie and providing consistency and appeal for a designer’s image. Horizontal progress is guaranteed with two projects per year, to be included in a personal portfolio.

Courses are run by teachers from the industry with hands-on, original teaching materials. Fashion Styling students have access to monthly guest lectures from experts and visionaries, an immense fashion library and the computer labs. Field trips to companies, fashion shows and trade fairs in Italy and Europe, as well as applied projects with companies, will take place throughout the three year duration of the course.

Candidates with a secondary-school (high school) diploma or equivalent are eligible and selected after the admission process. English language proficiency is required. Lessons take place from October to June, and amount to a total of 600 contact hours. The course is completed with an internship in a fashion company at the end of the third year. Each academic year is worth 60 credits.

Study Plan

First Year
Contemporary Fashion, Aesthetics, Sociology of Imaginary, Photology, Photo shooting, Graphic Design, Fashion History, Fashion Advertising, Collection Styling, Fashion Journalism, Digital Advertising.

Second Year
Editorial Styling, Fashion Trend Forecasting, Fashion Photography, Digital Styling, Fashion Magazine Content, Color Theory, Visual Merchandising, Typography, Fashion Illustrations, Trend Materials, Creative Writing.

Third Year
Personal Styling, Fashion Branding, Corporate Styling, Video Making, Fashion Future, Fashion Leadership, Fashion Blogging & PR, Fashion Curation, Event Communication, Fashion Portfolio.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the undergraduate course, students will be able to:

  • Develop mental imagery, inventiveness, aesthetic sensibility, personal taste and visual culture.
  • Identify, research, interpret and develop styling concepts working with composition, taste and style, with relevance to current and future trends.
  • Manage all elements and processes behind the creation of a styled image.
  • Develop a strong personal style to showcase in a wide cross-media portfolio.
  • Work with creative directors, designers, photographers and art directors to produce professional and innovative imagery.

Career Opportunities

Combined with a natural flair for fashion, sociological understanding and good organizational skills, the undergraduate course in Fashion Styling opens the opportunity to work for or collaborate with fashion brands, fashion magazine, creative boutiques, shopping centers, retail stores, events management companies, model agencies, advertising agencies and celebrities, igniting new aesthetics and creating your personal vision.