Fashion Stylist

Style that speaks volumes: make an impression that lasts


A fashion stylist is a professional who selects clothing and accessories for clients or models for photo shoots, fashion shows and other events. They work closely with fashion designers, photographers and other creatives to create a specific look or aesthetic for the shoot or event. Moreover, fashion stylists may work on commercial projects such as advertising campaigns or catalogue shoots. They may work closely with art directors and other creatives to ensure that the overall look and feel of the shoot aligns with the brand's messaging and target audience.

Fashion stylists may work freelance or as part of a larger creative team like for a fashion magazine, advertising agency or other fashion-related company. They need to have a keen eye for fashion and be able to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and styles. Strong communication and organisational skills are also important, as fashion stylists need to work closely with a variety of other professionals to create successful fashion shoots or events.


For Bachelor’s

  • Aspirants need to pass 10+2 with at least 50% marks in Humanities from any recognised board. 
  • Students can opt for a B.Voc or any other related degree in fashion styling.
  • It is not mandatory to get a master's degree, but if one wishes to go for it, their expertise will be enhanced. 
  • Some entrance exams are also conducted like JEE Mains, JEE Advance, CEED or any other related test. 

 For Masters

  • To gain job market knowledge, candidates can opt for a Master's degree in fashion styling. 
  • Seekers must have a proper knowledge in CAD and modern designing software

Job Roles

The field of fashion styling aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task this field presents innumerable job profiles:  

  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Fashion Consultant
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Fashion Editor
  • Personal Stylist
  • Assistant Fashion Stylist

Employment Sector

  • Fashion Shows
  • Fashion Magazines
  • Fashion Houses
  • Top-esteemed Fashion Brands
  • Social Media Platforms
  • Clothing Brands
  • Fashion Websites
  • Personal Styling
  • Event Organisations

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in the fashion styling field. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India: 

  • SalaryBox
  • Groyyo
  • IE
  • Nitco Technology
  • Sourcewiz
  • Techgig
  • RoundGlass
  • Sprinklr
  • Cvent
  • Gift My Emotions
  • MouriTech
  • ApplyBoard


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a fashion stylist is very impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹2,20,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹8,50,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹15,50,000 


  • Creativity
  • Originality
  • Artistic skills
  • Aesthetics skills
  • Drawing skills
  • Communication skills


The scope of a fashion stylist can vary depending on their area of focus and the specific project they are working on. However, in all the cases, fashion stylists need to have a strong eye for fashion, excellent communication and organisational skills as well as the ability to work well with a variety of other professionals in the fashion industry. 

Fashion stylists may work on runway shows, helping designers to create cohesive looks for their collections. This may include selecting clothing and accessories, coordinating hair and makeup and ensuring that the overall look of the show aligns with the designer's vision.


  • Work with Influential Brands
  • Travelling Opportunities
  • Can create editorial content


  • Salary is not high at starting
  • Long hours of working
  • Hectic work