Thursday 15 June | 6–8pm
Being a stylist is one of the most popular and aspirational careers in fashion. But what does a stylist actually do and what is involved in making clothes look great, and understanding what suits which men and women, and why?
This evening viewing of The World of Anna Sui exhibition includes a fascinating talk by professional stylist Danielle Griffiths, whose editorial work has appeared in leading magazines and newspapers, as she describes her journey in the industry. Danielle will offer behind-the-scenes insights and advice including where to start, what to study and the skills you need to succeed. This whistle stop guide to everything you need to consider as a stylist is illustrated with inspirational photos and case studies, including:
- How to carry out a styling job, from offer to shoot
- How to get work as a stylist’s assistant
- What to keep in your styling kit
- How to develop relationships with fashion PRs
This talk is based on the bestselling publication Fashion Stylist’s Handbook and is aimed at anyone wanting to learn more about the work of stylists and related roles including photographers, personal shoppers, fashion buyers and designers.
The event starts at 6pm with a glass of wine in the Museum foyer and opportunity to view the current exhibition. The talk follows at 6.15pm for 6.20pm in the Fashion Studio and lasts for approximately one hour including an opportunity to ask questions. It is followed by a book signing.
Danielle Griffiths is a freelance fashion stylist. Her editorial work has appeared in leading fashion magazines and newspapers. She has styled for major advertising and music clients, while working alongside some of the world’s best photographers www.fashionstylistshandbook.com. Fashion Stylist’s Handbook is available for purchase from the Fashion and Textile Museum exhibition shop.
Ticket includes admission to the exhibition and guests are welcome to view this before or after the talk.
Price £15 / £12 students includes a complimentary drink and exhibition entry.Frequently Asked Questions