The course divides time between modules of learning focused on personal styling and fashion styling, fashion and lifestyle blogging, social media, commercial styling, historical fashion referencing, trend prediction, show, TV and celebrity styling. A core component of the course is to learn how to style for industry level editorial shoots styling models from key agencies to a professional brief, producing imagery for some published works on-line and in print . Students learn industry protocol from a highly established art team including fashion photographers, make-up artists & hair stylists. This forms a carefully chosen photographic portfolio of fashion styling images to present to clients in industry as a professional stylist. Similarly, FAD students work alongside established Personal stylists to develop skill running Wardrobe Edit and Personal Shopping experiences with live clients. At FAD, we are delighted to welcome our skilled team of industry-linked lecturers & guest speakers who lead the course as current and respected experts in their field of fashion, forming an integral part of the structure at the college.
Introduction to Fashion
Role of a Fashion Stylist
Computer Graphics for Fashion
Fashion History & Contextual Studies
Customisation for Styling
Personal Styling & Shopping
Editorial & Magazine Styling
Styling for Commercial Campaigns
TV, Film & Show Styling
Setting Up, Marketing & Promoting a Fashion Business
Professional Practice & Portfolio Development
Students receive ongoing opportunities to intern with industry stylists on movies, commercial shoots, campaigns, TV Serials, editorial shoots, celebrity styling, digital campaigns and more within the course duration itself. FAD enjoys unparalleled industry support both through independent stylists and fashion & luxury organizations and works on various industry initiatives through the year. Internships & placements are regularly posted on the FAD Students Union exclusive to our students on the course.
Students receive a unique opportunity to pursue a second semester or an advance editorial styling course at the FAD Dubai Campus. Students are assisted on the formalities including the visas by our team. Students can decide on the term transfer midway through the course as well.
Apart from the above, students have an opportunity to apply to various European Universities across Italy, France & UK. Faculties from universities visit FAD International to facilitate students seeking admissions for the same through the year. Contact the Creative Universities Application Centre at FAD International Academy for assistance on UG / PG Applications to over 40 universities.
FAD EUROPE TOUR
The Europe tour gives students an exclusive opportunity to visit some of the world’s gilt-edged fashion capitals- Paris, London & Milan for fashion events and guest lectures at leading fashion universities. Students achieve both a professional and an unparalleled academic experience providing a platform to work on a global level on completion of the course.
The FAD Fashion Styling & Image Creation Diploma is an intensive and exciting course that is designed if you are looking for a comprehensive professional training in styling, with access into the fashion industry beyond study. The course equips you with the essential skills required to start your styling career at industry level. The combination of professional training taught by some of the finest tutors in the fashion industry, with exposure to professional industry-based styling work experience during study, is a powerful training formula for anyone who is serious about starting and developing a successful career in the fashion industry. Tutored by industry stylists, students receive hands on practical learning experience with ongoing industry internships and placements.
The course content is suitable for complete beginners or those with previous experience, as we fine tune training to the individual student aspirations through ongoing support and mentoring.. Students receive plenty of one- on-one time with tutors, along with group projects and industry engagement. This in-depth course addresses all aspects of the styling industry, enabling you to develop professional understanding and the skills required to pursue an exciting, glamorous & rewarding career as a professional fashion stylist.
The course requires a minimum of 3 days of study per week, with students attending a variety of campus based lectures, class drop ins, one- on-one tuition, industry-based trips and other assigned projects and internships. This also allows students to continue on their current academic and part time work commitments. The course provides consistent opportunity for professional industry-based work experience during training to propel individual development, resulting in an impressive resume/CV of works on completion of training.
Every term our FAD Student Relations Team works closely with each student assessing your talents and developing strengths, with a view to creating valuable high profile working opportunity for you. As a FAD graduate, the team will focus on promoting you as a professional in industry, working with an impressive selection of industry partners, placing you on opportunities and job interviews with leading fashion brands, fashion designers, glossy publications, TV and film, plus Celebrity Fashion and Personal Stylists.