Blog: Career Corner


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How To Tape Shoes (like a stylist)

May 18, 2016

Working as a stylist seems extremely glamorous, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not all glamour. If you saw all of the clips, pins, hacks, and tape (yes, tape) that goes into making those glossy fashion images look picture perfect – you may just fall over. In today’s video, (which happens to be a Periscope replay) we […]

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FREE CLASS: How To Become A Fashion Stylist

April 27, 2016

Surprise!!! We are so crazy at School of Style that, the other day, we decided it would be fun to do an impromptu FREE class over on Periscope. So if you follow us on that platform, hopefully, you tuned in. Missed it? Well, lucky for you, we recorded it and uploaded it to our YouTube […]

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A Day In The Life Of A Stylist: Shopping

April 11, 2016

Ever wonder what it’s like to spend the day shopping – as a stylist? Well, our very own Lauren Messiah is giving you a behind the scenes look at prepping a styling job. From the inspiration and mood boards to the actual shopping and styling that happens before she meets with the client for their […]

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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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Listen Now: FREE Menswear Styling Podcast from Luke Storey

October 23, 2015

In celebration of our last Menswear Styling class ever, School of Style founder Luke Storey has an awesome podcast for you. In this exclusive podcast with Stephan Spencer from the Optimized Geek Luke is giving a ton of great lessons on men’s styling, dressing yourself, and dishes on some really great hacks/tricks to help the […]

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A Lesson In Personal Styling: The Wardrobe Checklist

September 25, 2015

When it comes to giving a person amazing style, there are some things that need to be in place. The first being is an open mind (you can’t style a person who doesn’t want to be styled), and two is a well-stocked closet with – what we call, wardrobe essentials. What are wardrobe essentials? They […]

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What They Don’t Teach You In Fashion School

September 22, 2015

Raise your hand if you went to fashion school. Did you learn how to become a stylist at fashion school? Our guess is no. We’ve been to fashion school, and our students have attending fashion school as well. The results are in, and as fabulous as fashion schools are, they simply don’t prepare you for […]

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Lessons From Lauren: Inside A Stylists Kit

September 9, 2015

One thing I simply can’t live without as a stylist is my kit! Just like a handyman wouldn’t head into work without his toolbox, I would NEVER enter any styling situation without my kit. A big question I get asked all the time is what is in my styling kit. The answer: a lot!! In […]

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Lessons From Lauren: How To Get More Styling Clients

September 2, 2015

A hot topic around here is how do I get get more styling clients!! If we want to get paid then we kinda need clients, right? So that is what today’s video is all about. Take a look and if you have any techniques for getting clients, please leave it in the comments section. Want […]