10 Types of Fashion Stylists in the Fashion Industry



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1.Editorial Fashion Stylist

A creative professional who excels in putting together looks for fashion magazines and editorials.



They are the ones showcasing different designers’ exclusive collections in their magazines as a part of advertisements.

They style big icons, celebrities, and fashion models. For that, you must have a keen eye for details and be high on Fashion, updated with trends to be able to flexibly work with different designers and their working aesthetics.

2.Commercial Fashion Stylist

Putting together the right combinations for the cast sharing the screens.



Commercial Fashion stylists work for different ads commercials and agencies.

They must know what colors work great in the camera and the requirements of the brand organizing the ad film.

Commercial stylists mostly work as freelancers working with designers, photographers, production houses for the same.

3.Runway Stylist

A lot of things happen behind the stage of a runway show...



..., fashion weeks where big names and high-end designers unite to showcase their collections, it takes a lot to give the same brand a new application of outfits combinations keeping the brand identity in place but giving it a whole new look and aesthetics altogether.

There are celebrity designers who design for their different celebrity clients to hire stylists to keep the vibe of the collections maintained as well.

4.Celebrity Stylist

Keeping intact the need of the celebrity, public appearances, red carpet looks, awards, promotional campaigns,...



Well yes, who do you think helps to dress our favorite celebrities for red carpets and award shows?

The Celebrity stylist of course!

Bryon Javar, Law Roach, Jason Rembert, Jason Bolden, Zerina Akers, Thomas Carter Phillips, Mimi Cuttrell are a few well-known Celebrity stylists around the world, you should definitely be checking out on Instagram!

5.Product Stylist

The one who creates the mood that matches the outfit, making the photoshoots even more relatable to the audiences.



While the commercial stylist works for different commercials and ad films, a set stylist is the one who creates the mood that matches the outfit, making the photoshoots even more relatable to the audiences.

They help get the props, accessories for different commercial and catalog shoots basically, and hence are freelancers.

Visual merchandising, interior styling, and fashion studies can be combined to get an ideal set of skills required for being a Product Stylist.

6.Personal Stylist

Working for officials who don’t belong to anything that’s glamour.



Not everybody we style is a celebrity. There are people like you and me who look for help for their day-to-day basics, building a capsule wardrobe for each occasion, workwear outfits, weddings, festive events and so much more.

We as humans are so insecure about the looks that we take extra care to look the best we can and personal stylists come in handy as they help people like you and me get their basics of outfits, making right by helping with their body types and outfit options to shop from.

7.E-commerce Stylist

The one responsible for creating looks for different brands and catalogs for e-com websites.



Most of them are freelancers who work with different production houses, photographers, and designers.

More or less, they are quite similar to Commercial stylists. They might also have to collaborate with retailers, manufacturers, or buying houses for buying and merchandising projects.

8.Retail Stylist/Fashion Consultants

Premium brands hire retail stylists as a part of their stores to help consumers guide through their collections



Many retailers, luxury, and premium brands hire retail stylists as a part of their stores to help consumers guide through their collections and give them free consultations about trends and personal styling.

They help to communicate the design aesthetics to their requirements suggesting to them what they should buy.

9.Wardrobe Stylist

The ones who take care and help to create a wardrobe for journalists and other known personalities.



Rather than sourcing outfits for every event, why not keep a capsule wardrobe handy?.

Mostly stylists in TV sets and newsrooms create wardrobes that are updated regularly by the Wardrobe Stylists.

10.Image Consultants Stylist

Like personal stylists but they also provide service regarding soft skills and personality development



Image consultants are more like personal stylists but they also provide service regarding soft skills and personality development keeping a note on your overall personality growth.

An Image consultant works on your image building and personality and styling come as an add-on.

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