What exactly is a personal stylitst?

October 27, 2013

What exactly is a personal stylitst?

 A personal stylist is a person who will advises you on new fashion trends, clothing styles, colours and make-up. A personal stylist is not to be confused with a ‘stylist’ whose job it is predominantly to manage fashion photoshoots for leading fashion labels.

A personal stylist is concerned with an individual rather than a particular fashion brand. With the recent rise of fame for celebrity stylists like Trinny and Susannah and Gok Wan the general public have heightened their interest and awareness in understanding the theory behind achieving styles that suit them. Personal stylists are now addressing this demand and serving the general public who view the service as a luxury but a beneficial experience.

 There are a number of personal stylists all over the world and the numbers are growing steadily.

The United Kingdom has a growing industry of personal stylists, who offer style and fashion tips and image consultancy for corporate customers and personal use.

What is a Fashion Stylist?

The fashion stylist is one of the most popular emerging professions in the fashion world globally and is the job title of someone who selects the clothing and accessories for published editorial features, print or television advertising campaigns, music videos, concert performances, and any public appearances made by celebrities, models or other public figures.

Fashion Stylists are often part of a larger creative team assembled by the client, collaborating with the fashion designer, photographer/director, hair stylist and makeup artist to put together a particular look or theme for the specific project.

 Fashion Stylists perform the following tasks:

    Select items to appear in fashion magazines/media

    Select clothing for TV personalities, celebrities or the wardrobe for film or TV characters.

    Source fashion items and props for photographic shoots or film/tv personalities, or product placement in fashion magazines/media.

    Advise on photographic approaches and the selection of locations, props, clothing, models, makeup artists, photographers, hair stylists and the overall look for photo shoots.

    Advise and direct the photography of items and clothing selected for promotion.

    Liaise with fashion designers, retailers, the media, models/model agencies, photographers, makeup artists, hairdressers, beauty therapists, personal trainers and the media.

    Organise and compare fashion parades and events.

    Write articles on the latest fashion trends.

    Provide fashion direction to buyers, merchandisers and/or product developers/designers.

    Speak at events about image and fashion trends.

    Provide makeup and hair styling services to clients or complete makeup and hair styling on location for photo shoots.

UK Fashion Blogggers?

London has a reputation of creativity, diversity and emerging talents. The british fashion blogging networks stand out because of its edginess and fashion-forward thinking. UK Bloggers are different, creative, they could even be described as crazy.Uk fashion bloggers are leading globally.

Street style is huge at the moment! The street fashion especially represented by the UK bloggers has ultimate impact on the industry. It’s pretty clear that the phenomenon of street style is here to stay for long. UK Steet style is distinctive and playful. Who are your favourite UK Street Style Bloggers?

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