HOW TO BECOME AN ONLINE FASHION STYLIST

Updated: Jan 27

The fashion industry is an ever growing industry. If you have a love for all things fashion, becoming an online fashion stylist may be something you’ve always dreamed of doing.


Online fashion stylists need to have skills that go beyond loving fashion. Other skills you must possess are

  • Strong listening and communication skills

  • A knowledge of the variety of body types

  • Understanding clothing such as fabrics and cuts

  • A customer-focused mindset

  • Being aware of every changing trends


What Do Online Personal Fashion Stylists Do?


It’s more than just keeping up to date on fashion trends. In simplest terms, online personal stylists help their clients discover their unique personal style.


As an online fashion stylist, you more than likely won’t ever meet or work with your clients in person. With that being said, you need to build a strong relationship with your clients to truly understand their needs.


You will put together personalized ‘looks’ for your clients and create a lookbook of all your suggestions. You want to not only make your clients look their best, but also feel their best.


You’ll need to be flexible, as you will work with clients who all have differing budgets they can spend on their new clothing. Your clients will also have varying tastes when it comes to fashion, so you will need to be knowledgeable on a wide range of styles for your clients.


Stylists also want to remember that accessories can be key in completing an outfit, so you may need to help your clients select accessories that match their style too.


Online Fashion Stylist Course


Statistics show that nearly 70% of people shop online. That number is projected to grow as the years go on.


There is a growing interest in becoming an online fashion stylist as we dive deeper and deeper into a digital age. So if starting your unique business and becoming a professional wardrobe stylist is your dream, Catherine Horgan has you covered.


Catherine Horgan has an online fashion designer course that is completely customized based on the student and their dreams.


Catherine Horgan, online stylist

The course is 8 weeks and is one on one so you get specific training for your business. So while the 8-week course provides direction, the curriculum ebbs and flows based on her student.


The program is custom to you, and offers flexible schedules. You will choose dates and times together that will remain consistent during the training program.


In Horgan’s personal styling course you get a practical application of becoming a stylist and will learn a variety of topics including:

  • Foundations

  • Style Discovery

  • All About the Closet

  • Capsule Creation

  • Personal Shopping

  • Outfit Styling

  • Brand Creation

  • Communications

In addition, you will also have weekly homework so you can practice what you’re learning.

Horgan will also personally assist you with your first client once you’ve completed your online course.


You can read more about Catherine Horgan and her fashion stylist business, as well as the personal styling services she provides on her website.


If you’re interested in building your own unique styling business, book your spot in Horgan’s aspiring stylist program today.

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