The minor in Fashion Styling will introduce students to the disciplines within this broader field. Students will learn about costuming for film, television, and theater, editorial styling, personal wardrobing, and styling for ecommerce. As part of collaborative teams, fashion students will work with students in adjacent disciplines such as photography, cinema, television, and theater to develop, analyze, and create still and motion imagery and scenes.
As a result of successfully completing program requirements, students should be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of the collaborative practice and various roles of the fashion stylist;
- research historical periods and current trends to determine style direction for potential client;
- evaluate requirements and available resources to make decisions that support the client’s final deliverable;
- analyze a basic script for film, television, or theater to inform the development of the costumes for the production;
- select, defend and critique styling choices and options based on informed positions considering cultural, historical, and aesthetic elements; and
- create an innovative body of work demonstrating a high degree of professionalism, creativity, motivation, and self-management.