Course - Overview

The program is curated in a way that allows the students to identify areas of interest within the field of Fashion Styling and Image Design. The course covers the 3 major areas of Styling:

  • Personal (styling for individual clients)
  • Editorial (aspirational styling for magazines and designer’s look book and similar media in both printed and digital forms)
  • Commercial (styling for advertisements, films, fashion shows and other promotional platforms)

By the end of the course the learner will be able to identify their specialisation and become a professional in the field.

The program aims to equip the student with an in-depth understanding of the role of the stylist in today’s fashion industry. The course enables the learner, with the mind-set of a global thinker, to pursue a career in the international styling industry.

Students during the entire course get hands on experience on how the world fashion and communication system function in both domestic and international arenas. They are equipped with the necessary skills of Photography, Video making, Hair and make-up and Graphic approach in order to become the gate keepers of the dynamic fashion industry.

The course follows a staggered approach within the learning pathway in distinct levels of subject complexity and differentiated areas of specialization to a diverse background with the aim to inculcate the capacity, the drive, and the value-based professional competence to address varied situations in the world of work that can be transformed into added business value, in its students.

At the initial level, it facilitates the in-depth learning of various aspects related to Fashion styling such as style visualization & editing, Image design & development, Make over, Digital fashion styling and social media etc. The practice of engaging the students in live experiences is started at the basic level so that a fair mix of the theoretical, digital and the practical is rolled into the learning provision. The ability of the students shall extend from concept development from ideation, story/look realization, integrating theme, brand image, trends and influence application and production feasibility.

During the middle phase of the course, the students are given opportunities to experience learning beyond the Academy boundaries, through interactions with Experts in design and art related fields and well known Professionals from fashion styling, image design, media, blogging and grooming industry. They are exposed through industry visits to fashion studios, hair styling & make-up boutiques, advertising firms, photography & film studios and fashion retail markets to understand the context of their learning and its ultimate application.

Towards the higher level of the course, provision to develop independent learning and cross-course interaction – interdisciplinary learning is promoted through Independent projects that will enable the students to graduate as highly competent professionals capable of decision-making as well as hands-on competencies suited to the Fashion labels and Brands, Retail clothing brands, Print media, Electronic media, Corporate & organizations ,Forecasting Agencies, Fashion or entertainment Media, Enterprise . Students during the entire course get hands on experience on how the world fashion and communication system works and evolves. They are offered the opportunity to explore and understand how various media like photography, makeup and hair, graphics and video manipulation can articulate messages in Fashion. They will also be exposed to the importance of marketing and promotion that are the backbone of the current global fashion industry.

Curriculum

Natural & Built Environment; Body & It's Extension; Design Abilities 1; Immersion Lab 1; Culture, History & Narratives; Identity, Memory & Imaginations; Design Abilities 2; Immersion Lab 2

Styling 101; Design Milestones; Design of Materials; Styling Vs Advertising; Digital Storytelling; Visual Vocabulary; Brand Moods; Fashion Futures

Application of Social Media Tools; Cultural Studies; International Experience Lab; Live Industry Project; Brand Spaces; Styling Deconstructed; Advanced Editorial; Creative Direction

Video Making & Post Production; Design Research; Image & Identity; Investigate, Innovate, Implement; Portfolio Development; Professional Practice; Major Project

Faculty

Our faculty members are the strongest pillars of our 28 years of creative impact. These mentors are life-long learners, eager to dedicate their lives to create a change for a better tomorrow. They nurture creative minds and bring out the best in them over the years. Every student at Pearl is transformed into extraordinary leaders with the help of their support, guidance and mentoring. They and our students together make us who we are. Take a look at these geniuses.

Career Path

Our 360° comprehensive learning-based model opens up multiple avenues and opportunities for students.

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  • Fashion labels and Brands

  • Retail clothing brands

  • Print media

  • Electronic media

  • Corporate & organizations

  • Trend Forecasting Agencies

  • Fashion or entertainment Media

  • Fashion Magazine

  • E-Commerce Portals

  • Costume Design

  • Commercial Stylists

  • Fashion & Lifestyle Bloggers

  • Public Relations Firms

  • Corporate Trainers

  • Image Designers

  • Personal Shoppers

  • Social Media Managers

  • Fashion Show stylist

  • Celebrity Stylist

  • Image Consultant