An insider’s guide to personal styling


The definition of a stylist has changed and is now more than ever, an essential role in the creative and commercial success of fashion and brands. In the fast growing industry of styling, personal stylists are presented with constant opportunity across freelance, agency and in-store styling work.

To understand a client requires we understand why we buy what we buy and how we identify as humans. Once we understand, we can serve. Asking a specific set of questions can help us to understand exactly what the client is looking to achieve and ensure we’re on the same page how to get there.


$497, payment plan available.


Online, self-paced. 5 modules including 20 lessons.


Learn with the industry leading styling school, online, at your own pace


Featuring video, audio and downloadable documents, there’s content to suit every learning style.

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  1. The role of a fashion stylist
    Access and insiders guide to the personal styling industry, exploring career pathways and professional opportunities of a stylist. Get a detailed understanding of the roles and responsibilities to thrive as a successful stylist and acquire styling terminology to start your personal styling career.
      Lessons include
    1. 1.1 An introduction to fashion styling
    2. 1.2 Styling careers and professional opportunities
    3. 1.3 The roles and responsibilities of a professional stylist
    4. 1.4 Personal styling terminology
  2. Consulting to clients
    Learn how to style a client, including the tools to carry out an effective style consultation by asking effective questions to ensure your clients get the most out of the experience. Learn about the importance that human behaviour plays in our style and how to build confidence with your clients.
      Lessons include
    1. 2.5 The psychology of style
    2. 2.6 Building style confidence
    3. 2.7 Style a client
    4. 2.8 The style consultation
    5. 2.9 Personal styling terminology
  3. Wardrobe
    Get the skills to take your client’s wardrobe to next level by learning how to conduct a wardrobe edit, understand sizing and how to dress different body shapes. Acquire the skills to complete a wardrobe makeover, using our exclusive wardrobe success system and essentials like garment care and storage solutions.
      Lessons include
    1. 3.10 Understanding body shape and your client
    2. 3.12 Create the ultimate wardrobe
    3. 3.13 The size guide
    4. 3.14 Personal stylist kit
  4. Professional shopping
    Gain an understanding of how to shop like a professional stylist, learning valuable skills to research and plan for your personal shopping session and how to ensure that it is a memorable experience for your clients. This is the module where you learn the skills specific to professional shopping as a career.
      Lessons include
    1. 4.15 Shop like a professional
    2. 4.16 Research and plan for a shopping session
    3. 4.17 Effective time management
  5. Starting your styling dream
    Learn the strategies required to succeed in the growing personal styling industry. Identify the steps you need to take to reach your styling dream and learn more about further studies you can undertake.
      Lessons include
    1. 5.18 Your styling success strategies
    2. 5.19 Your styling dream
    3. 5.20 The next steps

5 modules, 20 lessons, infinite possibilities


Since founding Australian Style Institute 8 years ago, Lauren has cultivated a reputation for producing some of the country's most talented stylists. Utilising her background in Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Lauren has created a fashion styling courses offering students a unique perspective on styling that transforms and connects with the individual. Lauren has over a decade of styling experience under her belt and has worked with some of Australia's largest businesses and brands, as well as personal clients and celebrity talent. As a key note speaker and entrepreneur, Lauren has cemented herself as the leading expert in fashion and human behaviour.


Australian Style Institute provides the industry leading fashion styling courses, specialising in human behaviour. Intakes run in Melbourne and Sydney, with an international network of stylists who travel from everywhere to attend an Australian Style Institute course. We're big believers in the role that human behaviour plays in fashion and teach our students a very specific system that helps them to understand both people and product. Our stylists work across personal, editorial, runway and corporate styling, and are mentored by some of the country's biggest names in fashion styling, including celebrity stylist Lana Wilkinson.

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  • Over 10 hours of content, including 20 lessons
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  • Get a taste for the fashion styling industry
  • Learn with the industry leading styling school, Australian Style Institute
  • Certificate upon completion


  • Who is the course for?
    Anyone who is interested in learning more about becoming a professional stylist.
  • Do I have to have fashion experience?
    Our stylists come from all walks of life. You do not need any prior knowledge or fashion experience to complete this course. Bring your curiosity and a hunger to learn.
  • What skills will the course give me?
    Completion of the course provides you with the perfect springboard into the personal styling industry. This course will equip you with basic skills including how to conduct a styling consultation and a wardrobe edit, as well as how to shop like a professional, work with different sizes, and body types. You will also learn styling terminology, what career opportunities exist and some of the psychology behind why we buy the things we buy and shop the way we shop.
  • Who teaches the course?
    The course is taught by Australian Style Institute founder Lauren Di Bartolo.
  • How long does the course take?
    There is no set time limit. The course consists of five modules and 20 lessons which you can complete at your own pace. You have 6 months access to the course from when you enrol.
  • Is there an assessment?
    Yes. There is a voluntary assessment at the end of each module. However, if you chose not to complete these assessments, you will not receive a certificate of completion.
  • Will I receive a certificate upon completion?
    You will only receive a certificate if you complete all of the assessments with competency.


  • How old do I have to be?
    There is no minimum age required to complete the course.
  • Are there any prerequisites?
    There are no prerequisites required.
  • How do I enrol?
    Enrolling is simple. Click the ‘ENROL NOW’ button and follow the instructions.
  • When can I join a course?
    Courses are open to join at any time. We have no specific commencement dates.


  • How much does the course cost?
    $497 AUD, payment plan available.
  • When do I have to pay?
    Payment must be made upon enrolment, prior to starting the course. A payment plan is available.
  • What if I change my mind but have not yet started?
    We are unable to offer refunds of any kind due to change of mind.
  • What payment methods are accepted?
    All major credit cards.