Fashion Stylist Training Course

Company Information

Company/Provider: The Wardrobe Academy

Email: Send Enquiry / Make A Booking

Telephone: 0027 21 712 3401

Meyrick Avenue
Cape Town
Western Cape
South Africa

R 5995.00

Course Description

This exciting course is the first of it's kind in South Africa, and aims at equipping you with the knowledge and confidence needed to pursue a career as a Fashion Stylist in the film, stills or magazine industry. You will learn through highly beneficial and practical experience by working on a mock production throughout the course, and you will be given the
opportunity of an introductory meeting with one of Cape Town's top crewing agents, Nautilus, and the chance to spend a day assisting on a real production to gain valuable hands-on experience.

Includes Pre-training assignment, training manual and notes, booklet of industry terms and other useful information, a measuring kit, CD with useful industry contacts, recommended reading list, certification on completion and refreshments.


22 to 24 May 2013 - Cape Town

12 to 14 August - JHB

04 to 06 September - Cape Town


3 days, 9am to 4pm


Day 1
What is fashion styling?
Styling for magazine, film, tv, commercials, stills
Industry who's who
Styling "must haves" to succeed
Taking a brief
Mood boards, story boards and tear sheets
Wardrobe sourcing - shopping, hiring, manufacturing

Day 2
Wardrobe fittings
Shooting - stills or film, what's required
Wardrobe breakdowns, clean-ups and other "issues"
Dealing with clients, colleagues and talent

Day 3
Wrapping a job
Budgets, petty cash and recons
Marketing yourself and landing your first job
Creating a portfolio or show reel
Test shoots
Agencies or going solo
Building your kit
How to be an indispensable stylist's assistant


Cape Town - The Wardrobe Academy, Plumstead
JHB - Sandton Lodge, Rivonia


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