Fashion Stylist Job Profile And Description

A fashion stylist is someone who advises celebrities, models or any other client what to wear for a particular occasion by taking into account the latest fashion trends, the client’s body type, the kind of event he wants to attend, the type of materials, the weather and so on. He is someone who follows fashion very well and is capable of setting trends himself by combining different clothing and accessories to create a particular look. They are very much in demand in the fashion world and are often employed by magazines, designers and celebrities for their expert opinion.

Fashion Stylist Duties And Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of a fashion stylist will involve:

  • Follow, spot, predict and set fashion trends and create an ensemble by combining different garments and materials
  • Suggest clothes for celebrities for any photo shoot, event, magazine spread, movies, music videos etc
  • Travel to different places to locate the right kind of garments, the latest styles and select the right clothes and accessories
  • Work for styling agencies or on their own and also select the ensemble for assignments in a fashion magazine

Fashion Stylist Skills And Specifications

The skills and specifications that are required of a fashion stylist include:

  • Must be fashion conscious and follow the latest fashion trends
  • Should have very good networking and communication skills
  • Must travel a lot and have good interpersonal skills

Fashion Stylist Education And Qualification

The education and qualification requirements for a fashion stylist are as follows:

  • There is no formal training but one can get a diploma or degree in fashion designing or merchandising
  • They usually work under a designer to get more knowledge about fashion

Fashion Stylist Salary                                 

The average salary of a fashion stylist varies; most get paid according to the assignment or by the hour and can get $500 to $1,000 per hour.