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Fashion stylist's handbook

Fashion stylist's handbook

Griffiths, Danielle, author

"Being a fashion stylist is one of the most popular and aspirational careers in fashion. This book presents a no-nonsense, practical guide on how to succeed, from landing your first job as an assistant to starting your own business as a fashion stylist. Packed with tips and interviews with top contemporary stylists and PR professionals, it provides invaluable insights for anyone wanting to break into this often closed area of the fashion industry"--Cover

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English. Electronic books.
Published London : Laurence King Publishing 2016
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Statement of responsibility: Danielle Griffiths
ISBN: 1780678541, 1786271125, 9781780678542, 9781786271129
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 27, 2017).
Physical Description: 1 online resource
Subject: Fashion Vocational guidance.; DESIGN Textile & Costume.
Local note: eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBooks for FE Collection (UK)


  1. Introduction
  2. Chapter 1: What Is a Fashion Stylist?
  3. What Does a Fashion Stylist Do?
  4. The Qualities of a Fashion Stylist
  5. Areas in Which a Fashion Stylist Can Work
  6. Who Are You Working For?
  7. Chapter 2: The Fashion Stylist's Job
  8. Receiving a Job Offer
  9. Brief Timeline of a Typical Job
  10. Following a Brief
  11. Prep
  12. Pre-Production Meeting (PPM)
  13. Call Sheets
  14. Working with PRs
  15. Fittings
  16. The Shoot
  17. Credits
  18. Chapter 3: Your Way In
  19. Qualifications and Courses
  20. Work Experience and Internships
  21. Moving up to Assisting Work
  22. Other Ways In
  23. Chapter 4: The Assistant
  24. Getting Your Foot in the Door.
  25. What a Stylist Expects from YouChapter 5: The Fashion Industry
  26. Fashion Seasons and Collections
  27. Getting into the Shows
  28. Press Days
  29. Trends
  30. Chapter 6: Testing
  31. Why Must You Test?
  32. Meeting Photographers
  33. Recruiting the Team: What to Look For
  34. Selecting Models
  35. Sourcing Clothes for Test Shoots
  36. Research and Ideas
  37. Practicalities
  38. Editing and Selecting Prints
  39. Submitting Work to Magazines
  40. Chapter 7: Building Your Portfolio
  41. The Book
  42. Collecting, Printing, and Sending Images
  43. Selecting Images for Your Book
  44. What the Professionals are Looking For
  45. Presenting Images in Your Book.
  46. Digital PortfoliosBuilding a Website
  47. Chapter 8: Building Your Contacts
  48. Making Contacts
  49. Calling Contacts
  50. Meeting Contacts
  51. Chapter 9: Running Your Business
  52. Setting Yourself up as Self-Employed
  53. Negotiating Your Fee
  54. Working Out a Budget
  55. Confirming a Job
  56. Invoicing
  57. Knowing Your Rights
  58. Insurance
  59. Chapter 10: Tools and Tricks of the Trade
  60. The Stylist's Kit
  61. Styling Tips, Techniques, and Quick Fixes
  62. Tips for Styling Menswear
  63. Taking Measurements
  64. Resources
  65. Glossary
  66. Index
  67. Picture Credits
  68. Acknowledgments.