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Online Classes Are Back!!! (for a limited time only)

June 6, 2016

School of Style’s online class is back and better than ever!  School of Style’s ‘How to Become a Stylist’ 3-Part Online Class Series will give you all of the information you need to know to become a successful fashion stylist. From the business aspect (yep, styling is a business), to the art, and advanced styling […]

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How To Network As A Stylist

April 4, 2016

It’s time for another lesson with Luke! This week, Luke is discussing the importance of networking and how to do it effectively as a stylist. These tips even work for the biggest introverts (trust us). Give it a watch and if you love it, be sure to give us a thumbs up and please subscribe […]

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How To Work With Stores As A Stylist

March 28, 2016

One of the best parts of being a stylist is the SHOPPING! I mean who doesn’t want to shop for a living? Your relationships and how you work with stores is key to your success as a stylist. In this week’s ‘Lesson with Luke’ you are going to find out exactly how stylists work with […]

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Lessons From Lauren: Moms Can Be Stylists Too!

August 26, 2015

The big question I get from prospective students and even students who attend our classes is this … “I’m a Mom, do I really have a shot at being a successful stylist?” The answer is yes! Yes, moms can be stylists too. Now I am not a mom (just a dog mom) so I can’t […]

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Lessons From Lauren: Becoming A Stylist After 30

August 19, 2015

Starting a new career is a scary thing. I know this because before becoming a stylist I had a successful 9-5 job where I made pretty good money. Making the jump from full-time to freelance was terrifying! Why? Well for starters, I fully supported myself – no husband, rich boyfriend, or parent was going to […]

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Is School of Style Right For You?

June 17, 2015

We pride ourselves in being the first and best fashion school for aspiring stylists. Since 2008, we’ve been training our students to become the best celebrity, fashion, and personal stylists. Through our intensive, hands-on learning system, we give our students an advantage and inside scoop as to what it REALLY takes to become a stylist. […]

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How to Become a Stylist Like Rachel Zoe

February 4, 2015

Styling is one of the most coveted careers in the fashion industry today. It’s not at all surprising either. After all, styling is one of the highest paying jobs in fashion and with the glamorous side of the job portrayed on shows like The Rachel Zoe Project, Styled by June, and It’s a Brad Brad […]

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How Much Do Stylists Make?

January 28, 2015

The big question.  How much do stylists make? As is characteristic to the majority of creative field careers, the salaries of stylists drastically vary. Considering many stylists charge their clients on a day rate, one aspiring for a styling career can anticipate earning anywhere between $500 and $12,000 per day. This large-scale fluctuation is due […]

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Graduate Spotlight: Hema Persad

January 16, 2015

We love to hear about how our grads have gone out into the styling industry and are putting the tools they learned in class to work. School of Style grad Hema Persad is not only working in styling, she is also a mother of two, maintains her blog, and full-time practicing attorney. The Florida native […]

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Super-Stylist Sam Saboura Visits School of Style

January 15, 2015

We were pumped when we heard that Sam Saboura was going to come speak at our first class of 2015, Introduction to Styling. Our new group of School of Style students were so lucky to hear from Sam, whose resume is quite impressive. Sam started out in the fashion industry working in retail and later […]