A fast evolving career across the Middle East with the ever growing need for digital content, imagery and visual content for media. From styling for celebrities, red carpet events, films & movies, high profile personal clients to styling for magazines, advertising campaigns and developing imagery for digital and social media content, students will learn from some of industry's leading stylists, photographers and editors to develop a professional industry focused portfolio of work across various fields in styling. 





Course Description

The Fashion Styling course at FAD Dubai is tutored by industry stylists, photographers, fashion editors and fashion insiders to give learners unparalleled industry exposure and learning during the course. Students study in small groups to receive individual focus on learning teamed with practically tutored sessions, photoshoots and practical projects. Students receive learning from an introductory level thus allowing those with no fashion background to join the course. Classes are held thrice a week mostly in the evenings, giving working professionals the opportunity to work and study. Students often work on live industry projects, professional photo shoots, engage on industry visits and work backstage at fashion weeks to gain unparalleled experience and exposure. The course pans through practical learning across all fields of fashion styling including styling for editorials, magazines, look books, advertising campaigns, product and commercial campaigns, celebrities, red carpet events, high profile personal clients to content for digital and social media. By the end of the course, students develop a professional body of work teamed with internships and live project opportunities. Students also have the opportunity to intern leading to placements with key fashion and luxury establishments in the region. Students are also supported with learning on how to set up a commercially sustainable styling consultancy or a business with focus on marketing, promotion to the financial management of the business.

What will you learn?


Introduction to Fashion Styling

Fashion History

Digital Portfolio Skills & Creation

Personal Styling & Shopping

Colour Analysis

Body Shapes

Customization for Styling

Commercial Styling

TV & Film Styling

Celebrity Styling

Editorial Styling for Magazines

Styling for Digital Campaigns

How to start, manage and market your Fashion Styling Business

Live Industry Based Projects


  • Study at the emerging fashion capital of the World - Dubai

  • Taught by practicing industry stylists

  • Project driven curricullum

  • Industry projects, visits & masterclasses

  • Live project & engagement at Arab Fashion Week

  • Supported by industry photographers, make-up artists & models for course projects

  • Study trips to leading fashion brands

  • Course approved by the Knowledge & Human Development Authority (Govt of Dubai)


Certificate in Fashion Styling by StyleSchool & FAD Dubai

The course is approved by Knowledge & Human Development Authority ( KHDA ), Govt of Dubai.

Entry Requirements

Passionate individuals with a keen desire to work in the industry. Applicants must be over 16 Years by the course start date. No prior work experience is mandatory, though working professionals with industry experience are welcome to apply.

Minimum Academic Requirement: O Levels or Equivalent and graduates in any field.

Career Opportunities

On successful completion of the course, individuals can explore careers in

  • Personal Styling
  • Personal Shopping
  • Blogging
  • Editorial Styling for Magazines
  • Movie & Show Styling
  • Styling for Events
  • Celebrity Styling
  • Styling for TV & Digital Media

How to Enrol

Click the "Apply Now" button to proceed to payment. If you require additional information about the course, kindly fill the online enquiry form to receive further details. Your seat will only be confirmed on payment of fees via bank transfer or online through a credit / debit card. Fees will be refunded in full if the course is cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances.


Fashion Styling Q) Will I be required to pay for anything else than the course price? On average our students in Fashion Styling have a budget of AED 2000 for sourcing for fx photo shoots, required during the course. Some spend less, others more. Q) Where are the tutors from? What is their background in relevance to the course? FAD works with an extensive list of industry experts with diverse national backgrounds and in-depth knowledge of their fields. We focus on the ability and experience of the tutor to deliver industry-level education and engagement with students throughout the course. Q) Do I require any materials to attend the course and do I need to make any preparations prior to joining the course? Other course specific material list will be emailed to enrolled students prior to the start date of the course. You are required to come to class with your personal laptop or tablet, a notebook and a pen depending on your preference. No prior preparation is required before joining the course. Q) Does FAD offer internships? Through our fast growing list of international, regional and local partnerships with major players within the fashion industry, FAD provides ample opportunities for students to take up part-time job placements and internship opportunities. While we do not guarantee internships, we will provide as many opportunities tailored to your specific needs and expose students to industry networks. We have many successful internship stories both during the course and as an alumni. Q) How many hours is the course? Credit hours: 140-150. Q) Where is FAD Dubai located? And can I use public transportation to reach Campus? FAD Dubai is conveniently located in Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) and is 5 minutes away from popular locations such as Dubai Media City, Dubai Internet City, Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Palm Jumeirah, JBR and TECOM. Fad Dubai is located in walking distance from Knowledge Village Tram Station and Internet City Metro Station. Q) What are the campus operating hours? The campus is open for students from 10 am - 9pm on weekdays. The student relations team is always on hand to support and provide assistance whenever required. Q) Who can get a student Visa? What is the duration? FAD sponsors students with a 1 year student visa for everyone who takes a course with the minimum length of 2 months. A fee of AED 4500 will be added if you apply for an out of country visa and a fee of AED 6000 will be added if you apply for an in country visa. Q) Accomodation in Dubai The FAD student relations team supports both local and international students with finding the right accommodation for their budget and preferences. FAD does not provide any on-campus or off-campus accommodation, however you can check out for areas close to campus (e.g. Dubai Marina, Barsha Heights, JLT, the Palm) to get a better understanding of the most current rental rates in Dubai. Q) Does FAD offer any alumni Scholarship and/or referral program? Yes, please contact us at to hear more about alumni scholarships. If you are a current student or alumni and refer to a new student who registers for a course with a minimum length of 2 months, you will receive AED 500. Q) Can I study overseas after this course? Yes, we have partnerships with various fashion schools in Europe. When studying at FAD we will guide you and help you with your future goals.