The Skill of Personal Style

taught by Shelley Brown

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:

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

Learning Outcomes

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

Shelley Brown
Shelley Brown

info@stylefilesystem.com

250-388-4320

Course Curriculum

1. Introduction to Personal Style
Introduction
1.1 Dressing as a Skill
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1.2 The Who, What, When, Where, How and Why of Personal Style
1.3 Image vs. Style
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1.4 First Impressions
1.5 Psychological Barriers
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2. The Image Consultant's Image
Introduction
2.1 Your Image Statement
2.2 Good Grooming Basics
2.3 Senses and the First Impression
2.4 The Power of Image
2.5 Non-Verbal Communication
2.6 The Handshake
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3. Clothing Lifestyles©
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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
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4. Principles of Style
Introduction
4.1 Principles of Style
4.2 Visual Stability
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4.3 Line
4.4 Clothing Lifestyles©
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4.5 Current Fashion
4.6 Stages of Ages
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5. Elements of Style
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5.1 The Seven Elements of Style
5.2 Silhouette
5.3 Silhouette (Continued)
5.4 Texture and Pattern
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6. The Essential Element of Proportion
Introduction
6.1 Proportion
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6.2 Alterations
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7. Completing Proportions
Introduction
7.1 The Waist
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7.2 The Rise
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7.3 The Hips
7.4 The Derriere
7.5 The Legs
7.6 Women’s Sizing
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8. Colour
Introduction
8.1 Colour Basics
8.2 Internal Factors
8.3 External Factors
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8.4 Personal Colour Analysis
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9. Accessorizing
Introduction
9.1 Accent
9.2 Hair
9.3 Skin Care
9.4 Makeup
9.5 Face Shapes
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10. Your Place of Business and the Client Consultation
Introduction
10.1 Your Place of Business
10.2 Ethics and Etiquette
10.3 Maintaining Client Contacts
10.4 A Client Consultation Outline
10.5 Beginning the Style Consultation
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10.6 Moving through the Style Consultation
10.7 Closing the Style Consultation
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Glossary
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Final Exam
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