Two schools in the United States that have fashion stylist courses are the Fashion Stylist Institute and the Academy of Art School of Fashion. The Fashion Stylist Institute offers courses online, and the Academy of Art School of Fashion offers courses on campus.
The Fashion Stylist Institute was founded in 2010 and is located in San Francisco, California. The school offers nondegree and assessment-based certification courses to students around the world online. The school is accredited by the Association of Image Consultants International and is a member of the U.S. Distance Learning Association. The fashion stylist course prepares students to work with models, photographers and fashion designers by teaching the basics of fashion styling. Students can begin the online course any time.
The Academy of Art School of Fashion is also located in San Francisco, California. Students in the fashion stylist program develop a styling portfolio and receive hands-on experience developing fashion concepts and assembling outfits for photo shoots. They work closely with make-up artists, models and photographers. Graduates are prepared to style and art direct for a variety of industries. Some graduates of the program work for Chanel, Gap, Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren and Kate Spade. Students earn an Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.