Enjoy a fun filled and enriching week of in-studio training that covers everything you need to know to become an independent stylist working with private clients or on a corporate level.

You will learn through highly beneficial practical assignments throughout your training and receive materials, visuals and questionnaires to form the backbone of your consulting business – an absolute must for any budding personal stylist!

1Introduction to Personal Styling
The importance of personal style and image
History of the industry
Fashion studies
Understanding fashion cycles and adoption
Trend analysis and reporting
Brief history of 20th century fashion
2Consulting with clients
The initial consult – assessing the client’s needs
Client profiles – lifestyle, personal style, colouring, shape, wardrobes
Understanding self-esteem and body image
Corporate clients – presentations & public speaking
Personal style
What is personal style?
The 6 different style types
Identifying a client’s personal style
Balancing trends and classics
3Colour analysis
History of colour coding
Identifying your clients undertone
Personal colouring in individuals - harmony and contrast
Colour combining
Psychology of colour
Make up colour choice
Body shape analysis
Body shapes, proportions, scale and bone structure
Identifying a client’s shape
The art of camouflage
Dressing the fuller figure
Grooming basics
4Wardrobe assessments
Conducting a wardrobe assessment
Culling, organizing, storage solutions & planning
The core wardrobe - capsules
Face shapes – eyewear, hairstyles & jewellery
Dress codes and occasion dressing
Dressing for your age
Clothing styles
Garment fabrics, care, quality & fit
Alterations and repairs
A good foundation – bra fitting
5Personal shopping
Creating shopping lists
Shopping budgets
Shopping trips with a client
Building relationships with stores
Appros & returns
Reconciling expenses
Business studies
Structuring and marketing your business
The importance of social media
Creating an online presence
Interaction and communication with your clients
Growing and maintaining your business
Personal branding
6Final practical assignments
Business planning


  • 6 day course
  • JHB & CT only
  • Small personalised classes
  • Career starter/booster
  • Exclusive content
  • Certificate level
  • Payment options available
  • Includes training kit


R10 850


  • Comprehensive training manual, laminates and booklets
  • Client consulting notes and questionnaires
  • Colour analysis kit – drapes, colour cards, colour combining booklet
  • Fashion style glossary
  • Measuring kit with international size chart
  • Recommended reading list
  • An E-copy of, The FabJob Guide to Become an Image Consultant
  • AFS certification
  • AFS accreditation logo
  • Pre and post training assignments
  • Ongoing career mentorship