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Associate of Applied Science in
Fashion Styling

Crafting Trends, Shaping Styles
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods
Crafting Trends, Shaping Styles
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, our Fashion Styling program has a teaching approach that seamlessly integrates theoretical knowledge with practical application. Through a blend of traditional lectures, hands-on workshops, and experiential learning opportunities, students gain a comprehensive understanding of fashion styling principles and techniques. Our faculty, composed of industry professionals and adjunct styling professors, guide students through theoretical concepts, ensuring a solid foundation in styling theory, visual aesthetics, and trend analysis. Moreover, our curriculum emphasizes the importance of practical experience from the outset. As soon as students acquire theoretical knowledge, they transition directly to practical application, allowing them to immediately apply what they’ve learned in real-world scenarios. This approach not only reinforces theoretical concepts but also cultivates essential skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, and creative expression. Furthermore, students have the unique opportunity to collaborate with experts in the vibrant Miami fashion, art, and music scenes. By working alongside professionals in these fields, students gain valuable insights, industry connections, and practical experience in developing compelling visual stories for luxury brands.

Learning Outcomes
Learning Outcomes

The Fashion Styling degree at Istituto Marangoni Miami, students develop a keen eye for fashion aesthetics and trends, enabling them to conceptualize and execute compelling styling concepts. They emerge equipped with the skills to analyze market trends, anticipate fashion movements, and adapt their strategies to evolving consumer preferences. Students also learn effective communication techniques, articulating their styling concepts through mediums such as photography, social media, and editorial content. Emphasizing teamwork and collaboration, students engage in interdisciplinary projects with industry professionals, honing their collaborative skills. With guidance from experienced faculty and access to cutting-edge resources, graduates are prepared to pursue careers as fashion stylists, editorial directors, brand consultants, and more, contributing to the dynamic fashion industry landscape.

Industry Engagement
Industry Engagement

This fashion styling major stands out as a trailblazer in the industry, equipping students with the knowledge and skills to navigate the dynamic fashion landscape. Through collaborations and hands-on learning experiences, students gain invaluable insights and practical training, ensuring they are well-prepared to succeed as fashion stylists. At the core of our program is experiential learning, offering students opportunities to showcase their talent and creativity through collaborations with leading magazines and luxury brands. From editorial photo shoots with renowned publications like OceanDrive Magazine and Vogue Magazine to runway styling for iconic brands such as Chanel and Hugo Boss, students have the opportunity to perceive the excitement and challenges of the fashion business. Additionally, students learn about visual merchandising, designing captivating displays for luxury houses to enhance brand identity and attract customers. Through these industry projects, students gain a deeper understanding of the synergy between their creativity and the brand briefs they work with, fostering their professional growth in the competitive fashion industry. Moreover, our career services department helps our students to find any relevant fashion styling internships or job opportunities that fit their profile.

Facilities and Resources
Facilities and Resources

Situated in the heart of the prestigious Design District, our seven-story campus at Istituto Marangoni Miami offers a meticulously crafted environment tailored to meet the diverse needs of our students. Each level of our campus is thoughtfully designed to foster a culture of learning, creativity, and collaboration. Our facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art tools and resources to support students enrolled in our Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Styling. From professional-grade cameras to a fully equipped photoshoot studio, students have access to everything they need to bring their styling ideas to life. Our atelier provides a conducive workspace where students can experiment with styling techniques, fabric manipulation, and garment styling under the guidance of experienced faculty members. Additionally, our computer laboratories feature industry-standard software such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign, essential for their fashion and styling courses. Students also benefit from access to our extensive online and physical library, stocked with a vast array of study materials, fashion magazines, and important references, enriching their academic and professional journey. To learn more about our facilities and resources, visit our Miami campus or schedule a virtual tour to get to know us better.

How To Apply
How To Apply

Applying to an undergraduate program at Istituto Marangoni Miami is a straightforward process designed to help aspiring fashion professionals kickstart their academic journey. Prospective students can begin by exploring our range of undergraduate programs on our website and selecting the one that aligns with their career goals and interests. Once they have chosen a program, applicants can easily complete our online application form, providing necessary personal and academic information. Along with the application form, we will send you a detailed email soliciting the necessary admissions documents: Valid ID, High School Official Transcripts from all previous institutions, High School Diploma or GED, Personal Statement, Finance Form, Portfolio (if applicable), and English language proficiency test (if applicable). Our dedicated admissions team carefully reviews each application to ensure that candidates meet the program requirements and possess the passion and potential to thrive in the competitive world of fashion. Upon acceptance, students must confirm their spot in class since there is a limited capacity per cohort. For more information, schedule a call with an admissions representative.

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Program Highlights
Styling Portfolio Development

The fashion styling courses within this program place a strong emphasis on portfolio development, guiding students in curating a professional portfolio that showcases their styling expertise and creative vision. Through a series of portfolio-building projects and assignments, students refine their styling techniques, experiment with different styles and aesthetics, and compile a comprehensive body of work that demonstrates their versatility and skill as fashion stylists. This portfolio serves as a powerful tool for students as they transition into the industry, providing a tangible representation of their talent and capabilities to potential employers and clients.

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Mastery of Digital Tools

The Associate Degree in Fashion Styling curriculum equips students with proficiency in industry-standard software like Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Through specialized coursework, students learn to leverage digital tools for fashion styling, enhancing their ability to create compelling visual narratives and communicate their ideas effectively.

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Creative Collaboration

In the fashion styling major, collaboration is at the heart of our program, as students work alongside professionals in photography, modeling, and makeup artistry to bring their styling visions to life. By collaborating with experts in various fields, students learn to effectively communicate and coordinate, enhancing their creative and teamwork skills.

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Trend Analysis and Forecasting

Our program includes coursework focused on trend analysis and fashion forecasting, allowing students to stay ahead of the curve in the fast-paced fashion industry. By studying emerging trends and consumer preferences, students develop a keen understanding of the market landscape, empowering them to make informed styling decisions and anticipate future fashion movements.

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Program Specifics
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CREDENTIAL

Associate of Applied Science Degree Diploma

START TERM

Spring, Summer, Fall

DURATION

24 months

MODALITY

Full-Time or Part-Time | On Campus

CREDITS

60 credits

CURRICULUM

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, this program offers a variety of fashion styling courses designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the fast-paced world of fashion. Rooted in a blend of creative vision and strategic thinking, our programs emphasize the art of storytelling through clothing and accessories. Within our fashion stylist courses in this program, students learn to curate captivating visual narratives, develop their personal styling aesthetic, and understand the nuances of fashion communication. Led by experienced faculty members who are experts in the field, students gain practical insights into the latest trends, techniques, and technologies shaping the fashion styling industry. With access to cutting-edge resources and opportunities for real-world experience, students graduate prepared to pursue careers as fashion stylists, editorial directors, brand consultants, and more, making a lasting impact on the global fashion stage. Students learn a vast number of different principles that are crucial for their success.

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FAS105
Fashion Styling Fundamentals

Students will be provided with an introduction to professional from a variety of different sources such as exhibitions, films, music, politics, society etc., and transform this inspiration into concepts for their fashion ‘stories’. This course also introduces other professional aspects of the fashion styling industry including client awareness, competitors, markets and consumers.

Prerequisite(s): None

Fashion Styling Fundamentals
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FAS210
Fashion Styling: Visual Research

Style and research, key to innovative design and creative
ideas, is paramount throughout the course. Students are introduced to the role of the fashion stylist, and to visual representation as an ‘art’; presenting products or communicating a vision in order to attract and engage the fashion consumer. Through creative and visual research, students discover the world of trends and the role and influence of visual representation. The course will develop the students’ ability to analyze, interpret and reference visual information, which is essential within the fashion industry.

Prerequisite(s): None

Fashion Styling: Visual Research
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PHO100
Photography Fundamentals I

This course introduces the fundamentals of fashion
photography highlighting photographic compositions, lighting and the use of the environment (studio) as well as discover key periods and styles in photographic history and analyze important and emerging fashion photographers. Students will also work on and create different visual
assignments (editorials).

Prerequisite(s): None

Photography Fundamentals I
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TRE100
Trend Forecasting

This course introduces students to the role of the trend
forecaster, looking at trend prediction, as well as the various methods of forecasting in the Fashion and luxury industries. The theories, concepts and methods constitute a framework that will facilitate the student to understand, interpret and anticipate developments and change for the near future. Researching seasonal trends, color, social and economic trends, consumer preferences and cultural indicators increase student’s ability in successful analysis
and review.

Prerequisite(s): None

FAS110
Business of Styling

Students are introduced to learning about the professional
aspects of the fashion styling industry, career and employment opportunities. By the end of this course, the students will gain an in depth understanding of the creative and production process, and professionalism within the fashion industry.

Prerequisite(s): None

Business of Styling
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BUS200
Fashion Marketing: Principles and Practices

Through the recognition and understanding of the principles and practices of the main marketing tools, students develop a professional approach to the various marketing communications strategies that are applied in the fashion industry. The course looks at creative marketing in the contemporary fashion industry, considering traditional methods to online digital techniques in advertising and promotion.

Prerequisite(s): None

Fashion Marketing: Principles and Practices
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COM100
Digital Design

This course teaches the basic notions of digital graphics for
the field of Fashion Design. Through the study and the use of a variety of computer applications, students acquire the tools to work on photographic retouching and elaboration of images, with the purpose of presenting their creative ideas to a client or professional public. Students also learn how to use key software packages to create visual documents and presentations.

Prerequisite(s): None

ENC101
English Composition I

This first required college level-writing course introduces
students to effective written communication through mastery of the writing process to include personal and professional contexts to include strategies for discussing, reviewing, development and structure, rhetorical strategies, organizational approaches, interpretive modes, of various written forms. Students will begin academic research skills to connect to their own writing and interests. This course fulfills a Gordon Rule requirement.

Prerequisite(s): None

English Composition I
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HIS100
History of Dress and Costume

This course covers the evolution of the History of Dress from ancient times to the present. Students study a wide historical, political, social and cultural context looking at aspects involved in sartorial cutting and construction, as well as the development of the productive systems of materials, accessories, jewels, hairstyles and makeup. The relationships between art and fashion are analyzed though the course of history, to make a comparison between past and contemporary fashion, dress and costume.

Prerequisite(s): None

History of Dress and Costume
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PHO200
Photography Fundamentals II

Students will plan, organize and realize fashion photo shoots and learn how to collaborate effectively with
photographers, makeup artists, hair stylists, and model agencies in managing and coordinating their projects. Students will also learn how to move forward in unfamiliar and unpredictable situations, model agencies cancelling models, changes in location availability, and will understand how to manage workloads and meet deadlines.

Prerequisite(s): PHO100

Photography Fundamentals II
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WRI100
Fashion Writing

Students in this course gain a historical overview of the emergence of ‘critique’, or disciplined, systematic analysis of a written or oral works. They will be introduced to the practical side of the critic (blogger, national press, and fashion and art magazines) and learn key tools of the trade in order to put together a well- researched written critique. They will learn how to research, plan and produce articles, fashion reviews, reportages, profiles (interviews) and press releases for exhibitions and fashion

Prerequisite(s): None

ADV100
Visual Merchandising & Advertising in Styling

Students will also explore the idea of visual merchandising aligned to the subject of fashion styling, contextualizing and using relevant processes in visual branded design for VM installations and outcomes. This course also analyses the most important advertising campaigns in the luxury and mass-market fashion sectors, through the study of the fundamentals of contemporary communication. Students will learn all concepts related to developing, promoting and selling an idea through styling.

Prerequisite(s): None

Visual Merchandising & Advertising in Styling
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ARH100
History of Art

This course introduces students to the historical and
intellectual content of western art through an evolution of History of Art from ancient times to the end of Late Middle Ages in Europe. The analysis is set in an extended historical, social, political and cultural context. The relationship between art and society, in centuries, is also studied to elaborate comparisons between history and the contemporary cultural world.

Prerequisite(s): None

TEX200
Fabrics & Materials

Students learn how to recognize, manipulate and ‘read’ the materials and fabrics used in the fashion industry. Fibers are classified and studied together with the main techniques of fabric manufacturing. The knowledge of their intrinsic properties including weaving, finishing and printing techniques, allows students to acquire the basic skills in order to identify a fabric and apply it to works in the fashion industry. The world of yarns, leather and materials are explored, with the aim of understanding the variety of technical/creative possibilities

Prerequisite(s): None

Fabrics & Materials
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SPC201
Speech

This course provides students with oral communication
skills needed to develop stronger personal, professional and educational presentation and experiential use of speaking. Students will apply theory and techniques to individual and group settings. Fulfills a Gordon Rule
requirement.

Prerequisite(s): None

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Advanced Digital Design

This course teaches students the basics of visual design communication and presentation skills using Photoshop and InDesign software to create and present their ideas

Prerequisite(s): COM100

Advanced Digital Design
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FAS200
Fashion, Art & Cultural Context

This course will present students with a comprehensive
critical analysis and evaluation of fashion intended as a socio-cultural global phenomenon and provide them with the theoretical knowledge necessary to interpret fashion practices in relation to art movements and other cultural manifestations. On completion of the course students will have attained a sense of the cultural and global dimension of the fashion industry, of the challenging yet close relation it has established with art and have developed an informed sensibility with regards to all the above.

Prerequisite(s): None

Fashion, Art & Cultural Context
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MAC105
College Mathematics I

This course introduces students the basic concepts of college mathematics to include algebra and will follow a logical sequence for students to gain confidence in polynomials, equations, inequalities, the straight line, Cartesian coordinates, functions and graphs, systems of linear equations, logarithms and exponentials, matrix algebra, limit of a function, and derivate of a function and integral.

Prerequisite(s): None

College Mathematics I
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SOC200
Sociology

This course will provide students with a basic understanding of how society functions. It will examine social phenomena in terms of social forces, group relations and social structures. Sociological topics will include the social construction of knowledge, socialization and culture.

Prerequisite(s): None

WRI200
Social Media & Digital Writing

Students gain an in depth understanding of the new media environments and their contemporary applications. They study and use semiotics as an analytical tool to understand what is conveyed in a visual image, and will create a personal blog, supported by a digital research journal, using visual communication and presentation skills. In addition, the students focus on their own editorial policy, on categories and sub-categories which will be supported by writing pieces, images and videos.

Prerequisite(s): WRI100

Social Media & Digital Writing
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Beyond
The Classroom
Internships

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, students have access to a diverse range of internship opportunities tailored to their area of expertise. Whether you’re studying fashion design, fashion business, styling, or interior design, our internships provide hands-on learning experiences that complement your academic pursuits and prepare you for a successful career.

Industry Networking Sessions

Networking is essential for your career at Istituto Marangoni Miami. Through our ‘In Conversation With’ series, well-known personalities from the fashion and design industries are invited to share their expertise and offer invaluable advice for success. Additionally, our expert professors, events, volunteer opportunities, and brand partnerships foster networking sessions, giving students chances to expand their professional connections within the sector.

Collaborations

By partnering with prestigious fashion and design brands, Istituto Marangoni Miami provides students with exceptional chances to acquire practical knowledge and be mentored by industry professionals. This collaboration exposes students to various business aspects, including creating high-end runway designs for brands like Chanel and Hugo Boss, producing images for renowned publications such as Vogue, OceanDrive, and Regia Magazine, and developing visual merchandising displays for popular brands. Moreover, students can participate in creative direction and photography sessions conducted by experts like Frederic Pinet andRioCam.

The Miami Fashion Movement

Istituto Marangoni Miami students play a prominent role in leading fashion weeks across the Americas, an event recognized as “The Miami Fashion Movement.” The initiative provides students with the unique opportunity to design and present their collections on runways worldwide, including prominent events like Miami Swim Week, El Paseo, New York, Panama, Costa Rica, Argentina, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic. This comprehensive experience enables students to gain valuable insights into the intricacies of the fashion industry, culminating in the exhilarating experience of witnessing their creations showcased on the runway.

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Cost and Fees Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Styling
Total Semester Credit Hours 60
Tuition for Credit Hours $1,295
Non-Refundable Application $100
Campus Fee per Semester  $250
Digital Resources per Semester  $350
Graduation Fee  $400
Total Cost of Attendance  $80,600

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, we understand that each student’s financial situation is unique. To accommodate this diversity, we offer a variety of payment options specifically tailored to our undergraduate programs. We encourage you to schedule a consultation with one of our dedicated financial advisors to explore the range of payment alternatives available for your chosen undergraduate program. Our advisors are committed to helping you select the payment plan that aligns with both your academic goals and financial circumstances, based on the requirements of Istituto Marangoni Miami’s tuition.

* For a comprehensive overview of our tuition, fees, and refund policy, kindly access and download our catalog for detailed information.
*For finance-related inquiries, please contact the Finance Department at finance@immiami.com.
MEET OUR
FACULTY
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Juanita Crary is an experienced fashion stylist and journalist skilled in photography production, advertising, writing, and PR graduated from Universidad de Los Andes. Her Colombian background provides international experience to students, adding to her importance at Istituto Marangoni Miami. As an influential and accomplished arts and creative professional, Juanita has had a history of working in the entertainment industry with top names such as Rolling Stones Magazine, Avessa Magazine, Anthropologie, Caracol TV, and with artists like Maluma and others. Teaching Areas: Fashion Styling I, Visual Research, Trend Forecasting and Editorial Creative Direction
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Juanita Crary
Fashion Styling Professor
Sarah Watson-Baik, a dynamic creative and educator from California, holds Fine Art and Commercial Photography degrees. She's an art, design, fashion, Korean culture, wellness, and sustainability expert. With a background in journalism, she covered the Britpop era and Japanese Harajuku fashion. She continued her education in London at Central St. Martins College and Goldsmiths College. With over a decade in Seoul, South Korea, she's a respected teacher, fashion stylist, professor, and social media influencer. Now based in Miami, she's a Professor of Fashion Styling at Istituto Marangoni Miami, passionately advocating for Korean and Southeast Asian fashion and culture. Teaching Areas: Fashion Campaign & Photography, Fashion Styling 2 and 3
read more
Sarah Watson-Baik
Fashion Styling Professor
Jorge Andres Castillo is a photographer, curator, and editor originally from Caracas, Venezuela. He has been teaching Fashion Photography at Istituto Marangoni Miami since 2018. Jorge has worked as a photo editor and curator for companies such as Fundación Empresas Polar Caracas, Doral Contemporary Art Museum (DORCAM), and Arts Connections Foundation in Miami. His experience includes his Master’s degree in Communication Design from the University of Essen, Germany, and 20 years of experience with photography. He is now the owner and director of Jacvisual LLC, where he helps brands create their visual communication. Teaching Areas: Photography- Editing and Retouching and Lifestyle Photography
read more
Jorge Castillo
Fashion Styling Professor
Karla was born in Mexico City, where she lived until she was ten. Later, she moved to Milan, Italy, with her mother, an opera singer at the time. In Milan, particularly while gazing at the shop windows along Via Monte Napoleone, her love for fashion began to blossom. Later, her mother transitioned into acting, and they relocated to Los Angeles, where Karla discovered the allure of Hollywood. Drawing from these formative experiences, Karla merged her passion for fashion and celebrity culture, becoming a highly skilled celebrity stylist. Karla's educational journey in fashion began at Istituto Degli Abiti in Mexico City, followed by advanced studies at Central Saint Martins in London, where she specialized in Fashion Styling, Fashion Design, and Art Direction. She also attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Concurrently, Karla began experimenting with styling by revamping the wardrobes of her musician friends, a practice that soon solidified her career path. Over the next 25 years, Karla established herself as one of the most successful celebrity stylists in Mexico and beyond. She has styled renowned figures such as Thalia, Paulina Rubio, and even the former First Lady of Mexico. Now residing in Miami with her husband and two daughters, Karla shares her expertise as a professor of Fashion Styling at Istituto Marangoni Miami. Teaching Areas: Business of Styling and Fashion Styling 4
read more
Karla Guindi
Fashion Styling Professor
Sofía Agostini is an independent fashion journalist and an adjunct faculty professor at the Istituto Marangoni of Miami. She teaches Research Methods at the Master's level and Fashion Criticism & Digital Writing in the Introduction to Styling progressive course. She was part of the first cohort of Master's students to graduate from the school and is an active member of the Marangoni Miami community. Her dissertation, Where Have All the Tailors Gone?, was published in the fall 2021 issue of Fashion Studies Journal. Particularly interested in the history and growth of Latin American Fashion, Agostini has contributed several entries to the encyclopedia 'Raíces de la Moda' of Vogue México and written profiles on upcoming regional designers. She also collaborates for publications like Vanity Fair Spain and DNA Magazine. Teaching Areas: Fashion Writing and Research Methods 
read more
Sofia Agostini (Professor)
Fashion Business Professor
Edson Smitter is a photographer and cinematographer with 15 years of experience in the field. His passion for visual storytelling and an unwavering commitment to excellence have made him a sought-after talent in the industry. With more than ten years dedicated to advertising photography and videography, Edson has become a master at capturing compelling images for various brands. His expertise spans multiple genres, including product photography, fashion photography, and advertising. A significant turning point in his career occurred when he relocated to Miami eight years ago. This move marked a transformative period where Edson’s skills flourished, and began collaborating with renowned artists and major brands. His Miami journey propelled his career to new heights, expanding his portfolio to encompass photography and videography. Teaching Areas: Fashion Photography, Videography, Advertising
read more
Edson Smitter
Fashion Styling Professor
Bradley teaches students how brands diversify their systems, increase accessibility, and define new audiences. He is an enthusiastic strategist for content interpretation, process integration, and solution implementation, focused on conversions with demand-generated growth. He is a full-stack web developer passionate about inclusive design and scalable web development that meets industry best practices and provides rich, engaging experiences for our students. Teaching Areas: Digital and Graphic and Web Design, Digital Marketing and E-Commerce
read more
Bradley Cummins
Fashion Styling Professor
Cece Feinberg brings over 21 years of experience, from running her full-service boutique PR agency to the Marangoni Miami classroom. With a Bachelor of Science in Business from Cornell University, she specializes in national consumer media placement, brand building, and event management for clients in the fashion, art, and consumer goods industries. As the founder of Cece Feinberg PR, she excels in brand and product positioning, global media strategies, fashion show and event media management, editorial trafficking, new product launches, and re-launches of established brands. Her diverse clientele includes fashion brands (swimwear, lingerie, denim, etc.), accessories (shoes, bags, watches, jewelry), toy brands, trade shows, artists, galleries, museums, and retailers. Teaching Areas: Communication Strategies, Fashion Communication, Social Media Management, and History of Dress and Costume
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Cece Feinberg
Fashion Styling Professor
Michelle Rofe was born in Mexico but moved to Israel at a very early age. She was Israel national champion in gymnastics and participated and won several international competitions. Being a gymnast allowed her to travel the world and learn about different cultures. She always loved fashion and started her formal fashion education in San Antonio-Texas, graduating cum laude from the fashion management and design program. After her graduation, she worked in the fashion industry for over 20 years first for a catalog business and later for a fashion ready to wear company. In the last 12 years, she has been working as a professor teaching undergraduate and graduate students in the fashion and graphic design programs. Michelle Rofe has her master’s degree in graphic design from MIU. She believes that these two art disciplines complement each other in many ways. She also works as a co-producer and editor for a media production company. The concept of beauty and aesthetics are themes that she is passionate about and loves to share her ideas and experience and knowledge with others. “Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.” Oscar de la Renta
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Michelle Rofe
BFA and MA Professor; Digital Design and Product Development
Anabella Bergero, an internationally acclaimed Latin American fashion designer, artist, and coach, boasts a rich decade-long career. Her journey from Argentina to Copenhagen, London, New York, and Miami has enriched her creative palette with diverse cultural influences. She holds an MFA from the Fashion Institute of Technology, pursued postgraduate studies at Central Saint Martins, and completed her undergraduate education at the Universidad de Palermo and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Bergero's expertise lies in the fusion of fashion design and art, emphasizing innovative creative processes that explore gender, culture, and identity. Her career includes recognition as Harper's Bazaar Argentina's Emerging Designer of the Year, SUNY PACC Prize New York, and she recently earned a nomination for the Hispanic Heritage Award by the City of Miami Beach for her contributions to Miami Beach's Hispanic community, particularly for her installation project "Heart of Community" at the Faena Art Project Room. Teaching Areas: Contemporary Fashion Analysis, Digital Portfolio, History of Art and Visual Culture and Capstone Mentor
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Anabella Bergero
Fashion Design Professor
MEET OUR
FACULTY
All faculty
Juanita Crary is an experienced fashion stylist and journalist skilled in photography production, advertising, writing, and PR graduated from Universidad de Los Andes. Her Colombian background provides international experience to students, adding to her importance at Istituto Marangoni Miami. As an influential and accomplished arts and creative professional, Juanita has had a history of working in the entertainment industry with top names such as Rolling Stones Magazine, Avessa Magazine, Anthropologie, Caracol TV, and with artists like Maluma and others. Teaching Areas: Fashion Styling I, Visual Research, Trend Forecasting and Editorial Creative Direction
read more
Juanita Crary
Fashion Styling Professor
Sarah Watson-Baik, a dynamic creative and educator from California, holds Fine Art and Commercial Photography degrees. She's an art, design, fashion, Korean culture, wellness, and sustainability expert. With a background in journalism, she covered the Britpop era and Japanese Harajuku fashion. She continued her education in London at Central St. Martins College and Goldsmiths College. With over a decade in Seoul, South Korea, she's a respected teacher, fashion stylist, professor, and social media influencer. Now based in Miami, she's a Professor of Fashion Styling at Istituto Marangoni Miami, passionately advocating for Korean and Southeast Asian fashion and culture. Teaching Areas: Fashion Campaign & Photography, Fashion Styling 2 and 3
read more
Sarah Watson-Baik
Fashion Styling Professor
Jorge Andres Castillo is a photographer, curator, and editor originally from Caracas, Venezuela. He has been teaching Fashion Photography at Istituto Marangoni Miami since 2018. Jorge has worked as a photo editor and curator for companies such as Fundación Empresas Polar Caracas, Doral Contemporary Art Museum (DORCAM), and Arts Connections Foundation in Miami. His experience includes his Master’s degree in Communication Design from the University of Essen, Germany, and 20 years of experience with photography. He is now the owner and director of Jacvisual LLC, where he helps brands create their visual communication. Teaching Areas: Photography- Editing and Retouching and Lifestyle Photography
read more
Jorge Castillo
Fashion Styling Professor
Karla was born in Mexico City, where she lived until she was ten. Later, she moved to Milan, Italy, with her mother, an opera singer at the time. In Milan, particularly while gazing at the shop windows along Via Monte Napoleone, her love for fashion began to blossom. Later, her mother transitioned into acting, and they relocated to Los Angeles, where Karla discovered the allure of Hollywood. Drawing from these formative experiences, Karla merged her passion for fashion and celebrity culture, becoming a highly skilled celebrity stylist. Karla's educational journey in fashion began at Istituto Degli Abiti in Mexico City, followed by advanced studies at Central Saint Martins in London, where she specialized in Fashion Styling, Fashion Design, and Art Direction. She also attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Concurrently, Karla began experimenting with styling by revamping the wardrobes of her musician friends, a practice that soon solidified her career path. Over the next 25 years, Karla established herself as one of the most successful celebrity stylists in Mexico and beyond. She has styled renowned figures such as Thalia, Paulina Rubio, and even the former First Lady of Mexico. Now residing in Miami with her husband and two daughters, Karla shares her expertise as a professor of Fashion Styling at Istituto Marangoni Miami. Teaching Areas: Business of Styling and Fashion Styling 4
read more
Karla Guindi
Fashion Styling Professor
Sofía Agostini is an independent fashion journalist and an adjunct faculty professor at the Istituto Marangoni of Miami. She teaches Research Methods at the Master's level and Fashion Criticism & Digital Writing in the Introduction to Styling progressive course. She was part of the first cohort of Master's students to graduate from the school and is an active member of the Marangoni Miami community. Her dissertation, Where Have All the Tailors Gone?, was published in the fall 2021 issue of Fashion Studies Journal. Particularly interested in the history and growth of Latin American Fashion, Agostini has contributed several entries to the encyclopedia 'Raíces de la Moda' of Vogue México and written profiles on upcoming regional designers. She also collaborates for publications like Vanity Fair Spain and DNA Magazine. Teaching Areas: Fashion Writing and Research Methods 
read more
Sofia Agostini (Professor)
Fashion Business Professor
Edson Smitter is a photographer and cinematographer with 15 years of experience in the field. His passion for visual storytelling and an unwavering commitment to excellence have made him a sought-after talent in the industry. With more than ten years dedicated to advertising photography and videography, Edson has become a master at capturing compelling images for various brands. His expertise spans multiple genres, including product photography, fashion photography, and advertising. A significant turning point in his career occurred when he relocated to Miami eight years ago. This move marked a transformative period where Edson’s skills flourished, and began collaborating with renowned artists and major brands. His Miami journey propelled his career to new heights, expanding his portfolio to encompass photography and videography. Teaching Areas: Fashion Photography, Videography, Advertising
read more
Edson Smitter
Fashion Styling Professor
Bradley teaches students how brands diversify their systems, increase accessibility, and define new audiences. He is an enthusiastic strategist for content interpretation, process integration, and solution implementation, focused on conversions with demand-generated growth. He is a full-stack web developer passionate about inclusive design and scalable web development that meets industry best practices and provides rich, engaging experiences for our students. Teaching Areas: Digital and Graphic and Web Design, Digital Marketing and E-Commerce
read more
Bradley Cummins
Fashion Styling Professor
Cece Feinberg brings over 21 years of experience, from running her full-service boutique PR agency to the Marangoni Miami classroom. With a Bachelor of Science in Business from Cornell University, she specializes in national consumer media placement, brand building, and event management for clients in the fashion, art, and consumer goods industries. As the founder of Cece Feinberg PR, she excels in brand and product positioning, global media strategies, fashion show and event media management, editorial trafficking, new product launches, and re-launches of established brands. Her diverse clientele includes fashion brands (swimwear, lingerie, denim, etc.), accessories (shoes, bags, watches, jewelry), toy brands, trade shows, artists, galleries, museums, and retailers. Teaching Areas: Communication Strategies, Fashion Communication, Social Media Management, and History of Dress and Costume
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Cece Feinberg
Fashion Styling Professor
Michelle Rofe was born in Mexico but moved to Israel at a very early age. She was Israel national champion in gymnastics and participated and won several international competitions. Being a gymnast allowed her to travel the world and learn about different cultures. She always loved fashion and started her formal fashion education in San Antonio-Texas, graduating cum laude from the fashion management and design program. After her graduation, she worked in the fashion industry for over 20 years first for a catalog business and later for a fashion ready to wear company. In the last 12 years, she has been working as a professor teaching undergraduate and graduate students in the fashion and graphic design programs. Michelle Rofe has her master’s degree in graphic design from MIU. She believes that these two art disciplines complement each other in many ways. She also works as a co-producer and editor for a media production company. The concept of beauty and aesthetics are themes that she is passionate about and loves to share her ideas and experience and knowledge with others. “Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.” Oscar de la Renta
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Michelle Rofe
BFA and MA Professor; Digital Design and Product Development
Anabella Bergero, an internationally acclaimed Latin American fashion designer, artist, and coach, boasts a rich decade-long career. Her journey from Argentina to Copenhagen, London, New York, and Miami has enriched her creative palette with diverse cultural influences. She holds an MFA from the Fashion Institute of Technology, pursued postgraduate studies at Central Saint Martins, and completed her undergraduate education at the Universidad de Palermo and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Bergero's expertise lies in the fusion of fashion design and art, emphasizing innovative creative processes that explore gender, culture, and identity. Her career includes recognition as Harper's Bazaar Argentina's Emerging Designer of the Year, SUNY PACC Prize New York, and she recently earned a nomination for the Hispanic Heritage Award by the City of Miami Beach for her contributions to Miami Beach's Hispanic community, particularly for her installation project "Heart of Community" at the Faena Art Project Room. Teaching Areas: Contemporary Fashion Analysis, Digital Portfolio, History of Art and Visual Culture and Capstone Mentor
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Anabella Bergero
Fashion Design Professor
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Juanita Crary is an experienced fashion stylist and journalist skilled in photography production, advertising, writing, and PR graduated from Universidad de Los Andes. Her Colombian background provides international experience to students, adding to her importance at Istituto Marangoni Miami. As an influential and accomplished arts and creative professional, Juanita has had a history of working in the entertainment industry with top names such as Rolling Stones Magazine, Avessa Magazine, Anthropologie, Caracol TV, and with artists like Maluma and others. Teaching Areas: Fashion Styling I, Visual Research, Trend Forecasting and Editorial Creative Direction
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Juanita Crary
Fashion Styling Professor
Sarah Watson-Baik, a dynamic creative and educator from California, holds Fine Art and Commercial Photography degrees. She's an art, design, fashion, Korean culture, wellness, and sustainability expert. With a background in journalism, she covered the Britpop era and Japanese Harajuku fashion. She continued her education in London at Central St. Martins College and Goldsmiths College. With over a decade in Seoul, South Korea, she's a respected teacher, fashion stylist, professor, and social media influencer. Now based in Miami, she's a Professor of Fashion Styling at Istituto Marangoni Miami, passionately advocating for Korean and Southeast Asian fashion and culture. Teaching Areas: Fashion Campaign & Photography, Fashion Styling 2 and 3
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Sarah Watson-Baik
Fashion Styling Professor
Jorge Andres Castillo is a photographer, curator, and editor originally from Caracas, Venezuela. He has been teaching Fashion Photography at Istituto Marangoni Miami since 2018. Jorge has worked as a photo editor and curator for companies such as Fundación Empresas Polar Caracas, Doral Contemporary Art Museum (DORCAM), and Arts Connections Foundation in Miami. His experience includes his Master’s degree in Communication Design from the University of Essen, Germany, and 20 years of experience with photography. He is now the owner and director of Jacvisual LLC, where he helps brands create their visual communication. Teaching Areas: Photography- Editing and Retouching and Lifestyle Photography
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Jorge Castillo
Fashion Styling Professor
Karla was born in Mexico City, where she lived until she was ten. Later, she moved to Milan, Italy, with her mother, an opera singer at the time. In Milan, particularly while gazing at the shop windows along Via Monte Napoleone, her love for fashion began to blossom. Later, her mother transitioned into acting, and they relocated to Los Angeles, where Karla discovered the allure of Hollywood. Drawing from these formative experiences, Karla merged her passion for fashion and celebrity culture, becoming a highly skilled celebrity stylist. Karla's educational journey in fashion began at Istituto Degli Abiti in Mexico City, followed by advanced studies at Central Saint Martins in London, where she specialized in Fashion Styling, Fashion Design, and Art Direction. She also attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Concurrently, Karla began experimenting with styling by revamping the wardrobes of her musician friends, a practice that soon solidified her career path. Over the next 25 years, Karla established herself as one of the most successful celebrity stylists in Mexico and beyond. She has styled renowned figures such as Thalia, Paulina Rubio, and even the former First Lady of Mexico. Now residing in Miami with her husband and two daughters, Karla shares her expertise as a professor of Fashion Styling at Istituto Marangoni Miami. Teaching Areas: Business of Styling and Fashion Styling 4
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Karla Guindi
Fashion Styling Professor
Sofía Agostini is an independent fashion journalist and an adjunct faculty professor at the Istituto Marangoni of Miami. She teaches Research Methods at the Master's level and Fashion Criticism & Digital Writing in the Introduction to Styling progressive course. She was part of the first cohort of Master's students to graduate from the school and is an active member of the Marangoni Miami community. Her dissertation, Where Have All the Tailors Gone?, was published in the fall 2021 issue of Fashion Studies Journal. Particularly interested in the history and growth of Latin American Fashion, Agostini has contributed several entries to the encyclopedia 'Raíces de la Moda' of Vogue México and written profiles on upcoming regional designers. She also collaborates for publications like Vanity Fair Spain and DNA Magazine. Teaching Areas: Fashion Writing and Research Methods 
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Sofia Agostini (Professor)
Fashion Business Professor
Edson Smitter is a photographer and cinematographer with 15 years of experience in the field. His passion for visual storytelling and an unwavering commitment to excellence have made him a sought-after talent in the industry. With more than ten years dedicated to advertising photography and videography, Edson has become a master at capturing compelling images for various brands. His expertise spans multiple genres, including product photography, fashion photography, and advertising. A significant turning point in his career occurred when he relocated to Miami eight years ago. This move marked a transformative period where Edson’s skills flourished, and began collaborating with renowned artists and major brands. His Miami journey propelled his career to new heights, expanding his portfolio to encompass photography and videography. Teaching Areas: Fashion Photography, Videography, Advertising
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Edson Smitter
Fashion Styling Professor
Bradley teaches students how brands diversify their systems, increase accessibility, and define new audiences. He is an enthusiastic strategist for content interpretation, process integration, and solution implementation, focused on conversions with demand-generated growth. He is a full-stack web developer passionate about inclusive design and scalable web development that meets industry best practices and provides rich, engaging experiences for our students. Teaching Areas: Digital and Graphic and Web Design, Digital Marketing and E-Commerce
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Bradley Cummins
Fashion Styling Professor
Cece Feinberg brings over 21 years of experience, from running her full-service boutique PR agency to the Marangoni Miami classroom. With a Bachelor of Science in Business from Cornell University, she specializes in national consumer media placement, brand building, and event management for clients in the fashion, art, and consumer goods industries. As the founder of Cece Feinberg PR, she excels in brand and product positioning, global media strategies, fashion show and event media management, editorial trafficking, new product launches, and re-launches of established brands. Her diverse clientele includes fashion brands (swimwear, lingerie, denim, etc.), accessories (shoes, bags, watches, jewelry), toy brands, trade shows, artists, galleries, museums, and retailers. Teaching Areas: Communication Strategies, Fashion Communication, Social Media Management, and History of Dress and Costume
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Cece Feinberg
Fashion Styling Professor
Michelle Rofe was born in Mexico but moved to Israel at a very early age. She was Israel national champion in gymnastics and participated and won several international competitions. Being a gymnast allowed her to travel the world and learn about different cultures. She always loved fashion and started her formal fashion education in San Antonio-Texas, graduating cum laude from the fashion management and design program. After her graduation, she worked in the fashion industry for over 20 years first for a catalog business and later for a fashion ready to wear company. In the last 12 years, she has been working as a professor teaching undergraduate and graduate students in the fashion and graphic design programs. Michelle Rofe has her master’s degree in graphic design from MIU. She believes that these two art disciplines complement each other in many ways. She also works as a co-producer and editor for a media production company. The concept of beauty and aesthetics are themes that she is passionate about and loves to share her ideas and experience and knowledge with others. “Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.” Oscar de la Renta
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Michelle Rofe
BFA and MA Professor; Digital Design and Product Development
Anabella Bergero, an internationally acclaimed Latin American fashion designer, artist, and coach, boasts a rich decade-long career. Her journey from Argentina to Copenhagen, London, New York, and Miami has enriched her creative palette with diverse cultural influences. She holds an MFA from the Fashion Institute of Technology, pursued postgraduate studies at Central Saint Martins, and completed her undergraduate education at the Universidad de Palermo and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Bergero's expertise lies in the fusion of fashion design and art, emphasizing innovative creative processes that explore gender, culture, and identity. Her career includes recognition as Harper's Bazaar Argentina's Emerging Designer of the Year, SUNY PACC Prize New York, and she recently earned a nomination for the Hispanic Heritage Award by the City of Miami Beach for her contributions to Miami Beach's Hispanic community, particularly for her installation project "Heart of Community" at the Faena Art Project Room. Teaching Areas: Contemporary Fashion Analysis, Digital Portfolio, History of Art and Visual Culture and Capstone Mentor
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Anabella Bergero
Fashion Design Professor
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Fashion Styling offers diverse career paths for individuals with a passion for creativity, aesthetics, and storytelling. As a fashion stylist, you have the opportunity to shape the visual narrative of brands, publications, celebrities, and events, influencing trends and perceptions within the industry. Whether you’re working behind the scenes on editorial shoots, collaborating with designers on runway presentations, or curating visual displays for retail environments, a career in fashion styling is dynamic, fast-paced, and endlessly rewarding. With a keen eye for detail, an understanding of market trends, and exceptional communication skills, fashion stylists play a pivotal role in bringing fashion visions to life and shaping the cultural landscape of tomorrow.

Fashion Styling offers diverse career paths for individuals with a passion for creativity, aesthetics, and storytelling. As a fashion stylist, you have the opportunity to shape the visual narrative of brands, publications, celebrities, and events, influencing trends and perceptions within the industry. Whether you’re working behind the scenes on editorial shoots, collaborating with designers on runway presentations, or curating visual displays for retail environments, a career in fashion styling is dynamic, fast-paced, and endlessly rewarding. With a keen eye for detail, an understanding of market trends, and exceptional communication skills, fashion stylists play a pivotal role in bringing fashion visions to life and shaping the cultural landscape of tomorrow.

Fashion Styling offers diverse career paths for individuals with a passion for creativity, aesthetics, and storytelling. As a fashion stylist, you have the opportunity to shape the visual narrative of brands, publications, celebrities, and events, influencing trends and perceptions within the industry. Whether you’re working behind the scenes on editorial shoots, collaborating with designers on runway presentations, or curating visual displays for retail environments, a career in fashion styling is dynamic, fast-paced, and endlessly rewarding. With a keen eye for detail, an understanding of market trends, and exceptional communication skills, fashion stylists play a pivotal role in bringing fashion visions to life and shaping the cultural landscape of tomorrow.

Fashion Styling offers diverse career paths for individuals with a passion for creativity, aesthetics, and storytelling. As a fashion stylist, you have the opportunity to shape the visual narrative of brands, publications, celebrities, and events, influencing trends and perceptions within the industry. Whether you’re working behind the scenes on editorial shoots, collaborating with designers on runway presentations, or curating visual displays for retail environments, a career in fashion styling is dynamic, fast-paced, and endlessly rewarding. With a keen eye for detail, an understanding of market trends, and exceptional communication skills, fashion stylists play a pivotal role in bringing fashion visions to life and shaping the cultural landscape of tomorrow.

Fashion Styling offers diverse career paths for individuals with a passion for creativity, aesthetics, and storytelling. As a fashion stylist, you have the opportunity to shape the visual narrative of brands, publications, celebrities, and events, influencing trends and perceptions within the industry. Whether you’re working behind the scenes on editorial shoots, collaborating with designers on runway presentations, or curating visual displays for retail environments, a career in fashion styling is dynamic, fast-paced, and endlessly rewarding. With a keen eye for detail, an understanding of market trends, and exceptional communication skills, fashion stylists play a pivotal role in bringing fashion visions to life and shaping the cultural landscape of tomorrow.

Fashion Styling offers diverse career paths for individuals with a passion for creativity, aesthetics, and storytelling. As a fashion stylist, you have the opportunity to shape the visual narrative of brands, publications, celebrities, and events, influencing trends and perceptions within the industry. Whether you’re working behind the scenes on editorial shoots, collaborating with designers on runway presentations, or curating visual displays for retail environments, a career in fashion styling is dynamic, fast-paced, and endlessly rewarding. With a keen eye for detail, an understanding of market trends, and exceptional communication skills, fashion stylists play a pivotal role in bringing fashion visions to life and shaping the cultural landscape of tomorrow.

Fashion Editorial Stylist

Collaborate with photographers, art directors, and fashion editors to create compelling visual stories for fashion magazines, online publications, and social media platforms. Develop concepts, select clothing and accessories, and style models for editorial spreads and fashion campaigns.

Personal Stylist/Personal Shopper

Work one-on-one with clients to curate wardrobe selections that reflect their personal style, lifestyle, and aspirations. Provide fashion advice, conduct wardrobe assessments, and assist clients with shopping for clothing, accessories, and other fashion essentials.

Brand Stylist/Visual Merchandiser

Partner with fashion brands and retailers to develop cohesive brand identities and enhance the visual appeal of retail spaces. Create captivating window displays, product presentations, and in-store visuals that engage customers and drive sales.

Pattern Maker

Style celebrities, influencers, and VIPs for red carpet events, fashion shows, and promotional appearances. Collaborate with designers, publicists, and event planners to create memorable fashion moments that garner media attention and elevate brand visibility.

Assistant Designer

Work backstage at fashion shows and runway presentations to coordinate the styling of models, ensuring that each look accurately reflects the designer’s vision and aesthetic. Collaborate with hair stylists, makeup artists, and creative directors to execute cohesive runway presentations that captivate audiences and leave a lasting impression.

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Fashion Editorial Stylist

Collaborate with photographers, art directors, and fashion editors to create compelling visual stories for fashion magazines, online publications, and social media platforms. Develop concepts, select clothing and accessories, and style models for editorial spreads and fashion campaigns.

Personal Stylist/Personal Shopper

Work one-on-one with clients to curate wardrobe selections that reflect their personal style, lifestyle, and aspirations. Provide fashion advice, conduct wardrobe assessments, and assist clients with shopping for clothing, accessories, and other fashion essentials.

Brand Stylist/Visual Merchandiser

Partner with fashion brands and retailers to develop cohesive brand identities and enhance the visual appeal of retail spaces. Create captivating window displays, product presentations, and in-store visuals that engage customers and drive sales.

Pattern Maker

Style celebrities, influencers, and VIPs for red carpet events, fashion shows, and promotional appearances. Collaborate with designers, publicists, and event planners to create memorable fashion moments that garner media attention and elevate brand visibility.

Assistant Designer

Work backstage at fashion shows and runway presentations to coordinate the styling of models, ensuring that each look accurately reflects the designer’s vision and aesthetic. Collaborate with hair stylists, makeup artists, and creative directors to execute cohesive runway presentations that captivate audiences and leave a lasting impression.

explore all programs
Career
Paths

Fashion Styling offers diverse career paths for individuals with a passion for creativity, aesthetics, and storytelling. As a fashion stylist, you have the opportunity to shape the visual narrative of brands, publications, celebrities, and events, influencing trends and perceptions within the industry. Whether you’re working behind the scenes on editorial shoots, collaborating with designers on runway presentations, or curating visual displays for retail environments, a career in fashion styling is dynamic, fast-paced, and endlessly rewarding. With a keen eye for detail, an understanding of market trends, and exceptional communication skills, fashion stylists play a pivotal role in bringing fashion visions to life and shaping the cultural landscape of tomorrow.

Fashion Styling offers diverse career paths for individuals with a passion for creativity, aesthetics, and storytelling. As a fashion stylist, you have the opportunity to shape the visual narrative of brands, publications, celebrities, and events, influencing trends and perceptions within the industry. Whether you’re working behind the scenes on editorial shoots, collaborating with designers on runway presentations, or curating visual displays for retail environments, a career in fashion styling is dynamic, fast-paced, and endlessly rewarding. With a keen eye for detail, an understanding of market trends, and exceptional communication skills, fashion stylists play a pivotal role in bringing fashion visions to life and shaping the cultural landscape of tomorrow.

Fashion Styling offers diverse career paths for individuals with a passion for creativity, aesthetics, and storytelling. As a fashion stylist, you have the opportunity to shape the visual narrative of brands, publications, celebrities, and events, influencing trends and perceptions within the industry. Whether you’re working behind the scenes on editorial shoots, collaborating with designers on runway presentations, or curating visual displays for retail environments, a career in fashion styling is dynamic, fast-paced, and endlessly rewarding. With a keen eye for detail, an understanding of market trends, and exceptional communication skills, fashion stylists play a pivotal role in bringing fashion visions to life and shaping the cultural landscape of tomorrow.

Fashion Styling offers diverse career paths for individuals with a passion for creativity, aesthetics, and storytelling. As a fashion stylist, you have the opportunity to shape the visual narrative of brands, publications, celebrities, and events, influencing trends and perceptions within the industry. Whether you’re working behind the scenes on editorial shoots, collaborating with designers on runway presentations, or curating visual displays for retail environments, a career in fashion styling is dynamic, fast-paced, and endlessly rewarding. With a keen eye for detail, an understanding of market trends, and exceptional communication skills, fashion stylists play a pivotal role in bringing fashion visions to life and shaping the cultural landscape of tomorrow.

Fashion Styling offers diverse career paths for individuals with a passion for creativity, aesthetics, and storytelling. As a fashion stylist, you have the opportunity to shape the visual narrative of brands, publications, celebrities, and events, influencing trends and perceptions within the industry. Whether you’re working behind the scenes on editorial shoots, collaborating with designers on runway presentations, or curating visual displays for retail environments, a career in fashion styling is dynamic, fast-paced, and endlessly rewarding. With a keen eye for detail, an understanding of market trends, and exceptional communication skills, fashion stylists play a pivotal role in bringing fashion visions to life and shaping the cultural landscape of tomorrow.

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FAQ
What are the admissions requirements for the Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Design program?
To apply for the Associates of Applied Science program in Fashion Design, applicants must meet the following criteria:
    • Online Application
    • Copy of US Government-Issued Valid Identification
    • Official High School Transcripts
    • Official High School Diploma
    • Personal Statement
    • Resume
    • Finance Declaration Form
    • English Test (if applicable)
    • Portfolio (if applicable)
    • Official Foreign Transcript Evaluation and Translation (if applicable)
What is the duration of the Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Design program?
The Associate of Applied Science program in Fashion Design typically takes 4 semesters to complete on a full-time basis. However, the program duration may vary depending on factors such as enrollment status and course load.
Do you offer job placement assistance for graduates of the program?
Yes, we offer comprehensive career services and job placement assistance to our graduates. Our career services team provides support with resume writing, interview preparation, job search strategies, and networking opportunities. We also have partnerships with industry employers and regularly host career fairs and recruitment events to connect students with potential employers.
What are the class sizes like in the Associate of Applied Science program?
Our class sizes are designed to facilitate personalized instruction and hands-on learning experiences. We maintain small class sizes to ensure that students receive individualized attention from faculty members and have ample opportunities to engage in collaborative projects and discussions.
Can students transfer credits from other institutions into the Associate of Applied Science program?
Yes, we accept transfer credits from accredited institutions on a case-by-case basis. Students who wish to transfer credits must submit official transcripts for evaluation. Our academic advisors will review the transcripts to determine which credits are eligible for transfer and how they may apply toward the completion of the program.
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