Fashion Styling


18 hours




Brunswick Campus



Next Intake

To be determined


Learn to be an interpreter of fashion. An industry-renowned stylist will teach you the insider's guide to the role of the stylist today. This course introduces the different areas a stylist can be involved in, from photo shoots for fashion homewares, coordinating fashion shows, wardrobe styling for television or film and personal wardrobe styling. Experience hands-on activities such as working with mood boards to work towards the photoshoot styling project.

Course content

  • How a stylist gains their knowledge, profiling of famous stylists
  • Successful photo shoots - from fashion to homewares, different mediums, preparation
  • Fashion shows - from concept to execution
  • Stylist role in visual merchandising
  • Wardrobe styling for television commercials, TV shows film
  • Personal styling
  • Celebrity dressing
  • Practical hands-on activites to explore aspects of styling, including exploration of mood boards, photo shoot set ups, etc


There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

How to enrol

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No prior knowledge or experience is necessary for this introductory course.

Materials supplied

All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises. An iconic photoshoot studio in the Brunswick campus as well as models, a photographer, and a make up artist for the one day photoshoot is included.

Materials to bring

Students will be required to supply some basic materials for creating mood boards etc. A list of materials you will be required to purchase will be supplied prior to the course commencing.

Suited to

This course is suited to those students who are interested in becoming a stylist and would like to know more of what it entails. It would also interest fashionistas that would like to explore an aspect of the industry under the guidance of an experienced professional.


By the end of the course students will have a realistic awareness of the role of the stylist in its many different forms. Students will have been exposed to what it's like to work as a stylist and will themselves have participated in some styling projects including a photoshoot.

Upon finishing the course you will receive a RMIT Certificate of Completion. You can use this as a record to demonstrate the outcomes covered in the course.

short course teacher rachel howard

Facilitator: Rachel Howard

Rachel’s has years of styling runway shows, fashion events, styling workshops, television shows, photoshoots and editorial publications. She has collaborated with large creative teams and has extensive experience in fashion, home and product styling. Rachel has also worked as a Visual Merchandiser for iconic national and international brands, travelling and managing national execution of creative concepts. 

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