In this section

Fashion Styling

(Creative Solutions Certificate)

Courses and workshops focuson how to create images andcharacters utilizing merchandise and props, while working with photographers, videographers, visual professionals, editors, designersand show producers for publication layouts and media.

We invite FIT Photography major students to contact the facilitator of this program, Emma Sosa, for portfolio styling photo shoot opportunities.

Not all courses are offered every semester.
Links direct you to current offerings.

A total of 15 courses (13 required and 2 personal choice)is needed to complete this certificate.

Required courses (recommended in this order)
SXS 100 Introduction to Fashion Styling
SXM 100Styling Tricks of the Trade: Pinning, Taping, and Clothing Care
SXM 220 Introduction to Fashion Photography
SXM 010 Styling: Fit Fundamentals
SXF 610 The Great Designers
SXS 200 Fashion Styling for Media
SXM 120 Successful Styling for Photography: Fashion Biz and Beyond
SXM 125 Still-life Fundamentals for Fashion Stylists
SXM 400 Everything You Need to Know About Fashion Shows, from Start-up to Runway
SXW 425 Hand Sewing, Mending, and Alteration Essentials
CEO 019 Creative Business Plans for Consulting Success
SXM 250 Social Media and Digital Best Practices for Stylists and Photographic and Visual Professionals
SXS 310 Fashion Styling for Today's Media Workshop

Personalchoicecourses (choose 2):
SXM 110 Media Makeup Knowledge for Designers, Stylists, and Consultants
SXM 130 Fashion Styling for Celebrity Images
SXM 140 Successful Beauty Photography From Brand Concept to Photoshoot and Beyond
SXG 100 Wardrobing for Theatre, Film, and TV
SXH 010 Fashion Styling: Home Fashion Business
SXH 100 Learn the Top Ten Design Motifs of All Time
SXI 100Introduction to Image Consulting
SXS 330 Fashion Styling for Men
SXT 500 Star-Quality Vintage Shopping
SXF 310 Shop Vintage Like a Pro at Local and Online Resources (online course)

*Inquire with a Professional Studies advisor about the possibility of substituting an alternate class.

Facilitator: Emma Sosa

Students interested in a Professional Development Certificate of completion must file an affidavit form after completing the first course in the certificate. This will also enable you to obtain your official FIT ID. You may obtain this form fromthe instructorof your first course or by contacting Andrea Adkins-Miller from Certificate Programs at You may alsopick it up from the Center for Professional Studies, located in the Pomerantz Center, room D130.
Adult Learners & Career ProfessionalsEmployers & IndustryAlumni: The Power of ConnectionFaculty & StaffCurrent StudentsParentsRecently Accepted Students FIT & NYCNews & EventsStudent Life at FITAdmissionsAcademicsAbout FIT See More of FITMy FITContact UsGive to FITTake a CourseApplyVisit FIT MyFIT Home