Course Description

Did you know that while you may have an ‘eye’ for style, principles and elements determine the outcome of suitable clothing, colours, and styles?


Brand your reputation as an expert in personal style through The Style File’s proven methods and sought-after system. The Skill of Personal Style will teach you exclusive concepts to become proficient in art of individual style. A thorough understanding of the various facets, principles, and elements of style will give you the tools to analyze each client’s unique shape and silhouette without embarrassing measurements or weight requirements. Discover how to create your place of business, the steps to skincare and makeup, the language of colour, and much more when you register for The Skill of Personal Style.


You will learn:

  • Factual Principles and Elements of Personal Style
  • Detailed Concepts replacing outdated generalizations
  • The Dynamics of Proportion
  • Line, Balance, and Visual Stability
  • The Simplicity of Silhouettes
  • The Flair of Fashion Elements
  • Image vs Style
  • Psychological Barriers to Style
  • The Image Consultant's Image
  • Wardrobes that Work
  • Non-verbal Communication
  • Colour Talk
  • The Etiquette of Professionalism


Learning Outcomes

  • Assess the personal and societal impact of image, style, and first impressions.
  • Evaluate and implement the key principles of personal style.
  • Define the seven elements of personal style augmenting personal style principles.
  • Explain the significance of proportion to determine a client's best styles.
  • Discover the Clothing Lifestyle system’s ability to identify a client’s current wardrobe needs.
  • Demonstrate the properties of non-verbal communication with respect to clients, colleagues, the student, and the success of a business.
  • Outline ethics and etiquette pertaining to the industry.
  • Familiarize the participant with colour terminology, the influence of colour, and the internal factors relating to how people choose their colours.
  • Requirements for the consultant’s place of business.



Owner

Shelley Brown

Course curriculum

  • 1

    1. Introduction to Personal Style

    • 1 Introduction

    • 1.1 Dressing as a Skill

    • 1.2 The Who, What, When, Where, How and Why of Personal Style

    • 1.3 Image vs. Style

    • 1.4 First Impressions

    • 1.5 Psychological Barriers

    • Summary – Key Points to Remember

    • Feedback

    • Lesson one Homework

    • Lesson 1 Pop Quiz

  • 2

    2. The Image Consultant's Image

    • 2 Introduction

    • 2.1 Your Image Statement

    • 2.2 Personal Image Essentials

    • 2.3 Senses and the First Impression

    • 2.4 The Power of Image

    • 2.5 Nonverbal Communication

    • 2.6 The Handshake

    • Pop Quiz

    • Summary – Key Points to Remember

    • Feedback

    • Lesson two Homework

  • 3

    3. Clothing Lifestyles©

    • 3 Introduction

    • 3.1 The Limitations of Personality Categories

    • 3.2 Clothing Lifestyles©

    • 3.3 Fashion's Five Basics

    • 3.4 Stay a Step Ahead

    • 3.5 A Wardrobe that Works

    • Pop Quiz

    • Summary - Key Points to Remember

    • Feedback

    • Lesson three Homework

  • 4

    4. Principles of Style

    • 4 Introduction

    • 4.1 Principles of Style

    • 4.2 Visual Stability

    • Pop Quiz

    • 4.3 Line

    • 4.4 Clothing Lifestyles©

    • Pop Quiz

    • 4.5 Current Fashion

    • 4.6 Stages of Ages

    • Pop Quiz

    • Summary – Key Points to Remember

    • Feedback

    • Lesson 4 Homework

  • 5

    5. Elements of Style

    • 5 Introduction

    • 5.1 The Seven Elements of Style

    • 5.2 Silhouette

    • 5.3 Silhouette (Continued)

    • 5.4 Texture and Pattern

    • Pop Quiz

    • Summary – Key Points to Remember

    • Feedback

    • Lesson 5 Homework

  • 6

    6. The Essential Element of Proportion

    • 6 Introduction

    • 6.1 Proportion - Neckline

    • Pop Quiz

    • 6.2 Fit and Alterations

    • Pop Quiz

    • Summary – Key Points to Remember

    • Feedback

    • Lesson 6 Homework

  • 7

    7. Completing Proportions

    • 7 Introduction

    • 7.1 The Waist

    • Pop Quiz

    • 7.2 The Rise

    • Pop Quiz

    • 7.3 The Hips

    • 7.4 The Derriere

    • 7.5 The Legs

    • 7.6 Women’s Sizing

    • Pop Quiz

    • Summary – Key Points to Remember

    • Feedback

    • Lesson 7 Homework

  • 8

    8. Colour

    • 8 Introduction

    • 8.1 Colour Basics

    • 8.2 Internal Factors

    • 8.3 External Factors

    • Pop Quiz

    • 8.4 Personal Colour Analysis

    • Summary – Key Points to Remember

    • Feedback

    • Pop Quiz

    • Lesson 8 Homework

  • 9

    9. Accessorizing

    • 9 Introduction

    • 9.1 Accent

    • 9.2 Hair

    • 9.3 Skin Care

    • 9.4 Makeup

    • 9.5 Face Shapes

    • Pop Quiz

    • Summary - Key Points to Remember

    • Feedback

    • Lesson 9 Homework

  • 10

    10. Your Place of Business

    • 10 Introduction

    • 10.1 Your Place of Business

    • 10.2 Ethics and Etiquette

    • 10.3 Maintaining Client Contacts

    • Pop Quiz

    • Summary – Key Points to Remember

    • Feedback

    • Lesson 10 Homework

  • 11

    11. The Style File Consultation

    • 11 Introduction

    • 11.1 Beginning the Style Consultation

    • 11.2 Client Consultation Outline

    • 11.3 Moving Through the Style Consultation

    • 11.4 Makeup Consultation and/or Colour Analysis

    • 11.5 Closing the Style Consultation

  • 12

    12. Consultation Resources

    • 12 Introduction

    • 12.1 The Style Scrapbook

    • 12.2 Scrapbook Supplies

    • 12.3 Creating your Scrapbook

    • 12.4 Style File Client Consultation Form

    • 12.5 Proportion Profile Generator

  • 13

    Glossary of Terms for the Skill of Style course

    • Glossary for Skill of Style

  • 14

    Final Test for The Skill of Style

    • Introduction

    • Test - Exam Prep

  • $2,800.00

    $2,800.00The Style File Consultant Program

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