A stylist is a creative position who collaborates with the clients, makeup artist, art director and photographers in order to come up with the visual concept of the project. It is indeed their job to make people look at their best. Here are the different types of stylists:
Fashion Stylist – This is a person who usually supply as well as curate the clothing and accessories for all the models on a photo shoot. Oftentimes, they borrow clothing from various designers and are accountable for the care, pinning to fit, and steaming of different garments. There are also times when they have teams of people who work under them.
Wardrobe Stylist – This person supplies and curates the accessories and clothing for the actors in a commercial, movie or photo shoot. In general, she shops for the clothing rather than make the costumes.
Tabletop Stylist – This individual will style, arrange and make every model look beautiful in a shoot. She usually polishes and arranges items so they can be sold in no time. She is an expert in designing home goods like flatware, vases, and many more.
Prop Stylist – She works on photo shoots and videos, as well as buys and rents the props or objects that must be used to get a very elegant and appealing shot.
Costume Designer – This individual sews, designs, and oversees all the customers for a certain film.
Personal Stylist – This is a person who independently helps people in shopping and curating their closet. Also, she defines the client’s image. In case you would need a wardrobe overhaul, ask your personal stylist to check out your wardrobe.
Image Consultant – This role started in the 1970’s because learning how to dress was only taught in schools. Educators oftentimes just teach what will look good on people, why and how to project a beautiful and desirable image. To become a certified image consultant, you have to attend as well as complete training in shape and color analysis. This will help you to understand the science behind what will look good on people and why.
Hair Stylist – This individual will work in a salon wither coloring, styling or cutting hair. Moreover, she can work on photo shoots, movies and commercials doing hair styles for a desired look.
Personal Shopper – She usually works for a store for a certain commission. She will help you in picking out clothing and accessories that suits your personality.
Fashion Editor – She works for a magazine that curates looks and spreads for editorial photo shoots.