8 Week Certificate in Fashion Styling: Commercial, Media and Editorial
This comprehensive 8-week online course, from leading stylist Laura Jordan of StyleSavvy.ie, delivers the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a career as a stylist in a commercial or editorial setting. The programme consists of a series of lectures by Laura and industry guest speakers.
The course is ideal if you wish to develop your fashion knowledge and expertise. Whether your interest lies in red carpet, media, commercial or editorial styling, this is the course to progress your expertise to a professional standard.
Assessment involves the presentation of mood boards, wardrobe sourcing and itemising, and completed shoot images. These will incorporate the key skills of basic fashion photography, concept communication, styling, and hair and make-up.
Why study with us?
25 Years experience providing design education
- Mature student friendly
- State accredited Institution
- Strong industry connections
- Design education taught by experienced design professionals
- Part time/ full time/ in class/ online options
- High rates of graduate employment
- Award Winning Institute
- Range of payment plans available
You will learn about the colours and shapes that work and why they do, learning how to choose garments that flatter and enhance.
Knowing what’s coming next; the top trends for colours and shapes and how they are forecast are so important to a stylist. You will discover how to predict trends from our professional team.
You will learn how to work with a photographer on set and how to take the best photos of your work.
You will learn how to work with a makeup artist on set and learning how creative decisions are made.
Understanding the role of blogging and social media in the Fashion Industry.
You will uncover the rise of luxury; the opportunities and challenges it offers to fashion marketers now.
Industry Focus – future planning, ones to watch and establishing goals and targets.
You will complete an Assignment Presentation – self-styled fashion shoot, as set and explained during week 4 of the course.
Applicants aged under 23 must have successfully completed the Leaving Cert / comparable secondary school examination, or hold another qualification at Level 5 or higher on the National Framework for Qualifications (NFQ). Mature applicants are welcome and highly valued at our Institute.
We have a robust policy in place to support mature learners, for more information on our approach, please contact our Admissions Team by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 01 6790286.
We welcome international students to our courses. If English is not your first language, evidence of proficiency is required. This can be provided through a recognised English test result or qualified by experience e.g. where an individual has been working in an English speaking environment for 12 months +.
Upon successful completion, students will be awarded a Dublin Design Institute (DDI) Certificate in Fashion Styling: Commercial, Media and Editorial.
We encourage our students to look at our short courses as a pathway to other options and courses as well as nationally accredited and internationally recognised degree programmes in Graphic and Interior Design.
Once you have registered for this course, additional information will be provided to you in our ‘Enrolled Student Information Packs’. This pack includes reading lists, materials lists and any other course specific information or equipment, that may be required.
For courses taking place online, please make sure you have access to a computer or laptop, Wi-Fi and that you can access Zoom.