8 Week Personal Shopping and Image Consultancy

Course Description

This inspiring 8-week online course, from leading stylist Laura Jordan of StyleSavvy.ie, offers a fascinating insight into the world of fashion and style, and covers a wide range of topics, including colour theory, body shape, wardrobe detoxing and accessorising. Make-up, hair and skincare are also covered by a top industry professional. 

Course Content

This course is ideal if you are looking to learn more about your own personal style, or to explore the areas of Personal Shopping and Image Consultancy on a professional basis

This course will enable participants to:

  • Understand the basic principles of colour theory and analysis 
  • Determine the cuts and styles that work for different body shapes 
  • Organise a wardrobe effectively to create a plan and a purpose for shopping 
  • Create effective capsule wardrobes of co-ordinating separates 
  • Advise clients on make-up and hair themes to suit individual style, chosen garments and accessories. 
Course Content
Body Shape, Measuring and Fitting
The importance of accurate measurement and how to determine body shape
Underwear – shape-wear and solution-wear to create your optimum silhouette
Colour Theory
Analysing Skin Tone and Understanding Trends
Wardrobe Detoxing & Shopping with Clients
How to edit your wardrobe effectively, and how to Conduct Shopping Trips with Client: professional conduct and setting up in business
Accessorising, Make-Up and Hair:
Accessorising like a Pro – adding the final details to an outfit
Make-Up and Hair –  The tips and tricks of everyday grooming from a top Irish industry professional
Admissions requirements  

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).  

Matureapplicants 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 admissions@dublindesign.ie or by telephone on 01 6790286.  

Language Requirements 

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, participants will be awarded a Dublin Design Institute (DDI) Certificate in Personal Shopping and Image Consultancy. 

Progression Options 

We encourage our students to look at our short courses as a pathway to other options and courses as well as our nationally accredited and internationally recognised degree programmes in Graphic and Interior Design. 

Career Opportunities  

This 8-week course provides a solid overview of the core principles of Personal Shopping and Image Consultancy, giving practical insights in to working in this field and enabling you to develop and build your network.  

Practical Matters    

Once you have registered for a 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.    

As this course is taking place online, please make sure you have access to a computer or laptop, Wi-Fi and that you can access Zoom.  


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At a Glance

Start Date Monday 17th April (Evening)
Duration 8 weeks
Study Mode Part-Time Evening: Online
Class Schedule Mondays Online: 6.00 – 8.00pm
Fees €495
Accreditation Dublin Design Institute (DDI) Certificate in Personal Shopping and Image Consultancy.