Style Wise: A Practical Guide to Becoming a Fashion Stylist

Style Wise: A Practical Guide to Becoming a Fashion Stylist

By: Shannon Burns-Tran (author)Paperback

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Style Wise: A Practical Guide to Becoming a Fashion Stylist is an essential step-by-step guide and reference tool for anyone interested or involved in professional styling. The book paints a realistic picture of the day-to-day activities of professional stylists and provides aspiring stylists with the tools and information needed to begin building a portfolio. Topics covered include photo shoots, film shoots, fashion shows, special events, and other areas such as image management and food, prop, and set styling. Burns includes charts of fashion icons, history, terms, and other sources of inspiration from classic films to street culture. The book also provides references to helpful apps, websites, and other resources for portfolio building, branding, networking, and maintaining a freelance or salaried career.

About Author

Shannon Burns-Tran is an Adjunct Instructor at the International Academy of Design and Technology, Tampa, USA, where she has taught the evolution of fashion, textiles for fashion, fashion sketching I & II, introduction to fashion journalism, styling fashion, textiles for interior design, design fundamentals, visual merchandising, and introduction to fashion courses. She has worked as visual merchandiser for Saks Fifth Avenue and accessory designer for a handbag company.

Contents

Preface Acknowledgments Part I The Fashion Styling Profession Chapter 1 Introduction to Fashion Styling Chapter 2 Styling for Print Chapter 3 Styling for the Entertainment Industry Chapter 4 Image Management Chapter 5 Career Diversity Part II Getting Established As a Fashion Stylist Chapter 6 Fashion Lexicon: Terms, Icons, History, and Inspiration Chapter 7 Portfolio Building, Branding, and Networking Chapter 8 Preparing for a Test Shoot Chapter 9 Putting It to the Test: Performing a Test Shoot Chapter 10 Business 101 for Freelance Stylists Glossary Credits Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781609011604
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781609011604
  • weight: 882
  • ISBN10: 1609011600

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