fb-pixel
skip to con tent

In this section

Fashion Styling

(Creative Solutions Certificate)

Courses and workshops focus on how to create images and characters utilizing merchandise and props, while working with photographers, videographers, visual professionals, editors, designers, and show producers for events, publication layouts and media.

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

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


A total of 13 courses (11 required and 2 personal choice) is needed to complete this certificate.

Required courses (recommended in this order):
SXS 100 Introduction to Fashion Styling 
SXM 100 Styling Tricks of the Trade: Pinning, Taping, and Clothing Care
SXM 220 Introduction to Fashion Photography for Stylists 
SXM 010 Styling: Fit Fundamentals
SXS 200 Fashion Styling for Print Media
SXM 120 Successful Styling for Photography: Fashion Biz and Beyond
SXM 125 Still-Life Fundamentals for Fashion Stylists 
SXS 250  Off Figure Fashion Styling for E-Commerce and Digital Applications
SXW 425 Hand Sewing, Mending, and Alteration Essentials
CEO 019 Creative Business Plans for Consulting Success
SXM 260 Fashion Styling for Social Media 
SXS 310 Fashion Styling for Today's Media Workshop

Personal choice courses (choose 2):
SXM 130 Fashion Styling for Celebrity Images
SXF 300 Secrets from a Professional Shopper
SXF 610 The Great Designers
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 100 Introduction to Image Consulting
SXM 400 Everything You Need to Know About Fashion Shows, From Start-Up to Runway
SXS 330
Fashion Styling for Men
SXT 500 Star-Quality Vintage Shopping

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

Facilitator: Sadia Seymour


Students interested in a Professional Development Certificate of Completion must file an affidavit/Online Certificate Declaration after completing the first class of the certificate program. This will also enable you to obtain your official FIT ID.

  • Log into MYFIT with your username and password at https://myfit.fitnyc.edu
  • Select STUDENT tab
  • Under Online Resources select ONLINE INFORMATION SYSTEM
  • In the MAIN MENU options select STUDENT
  • Scroll down and select ONLINE CERTIFICATE DECLARATION
  • Select NON-CREDIT CERTIFICATE
  • Select your program

*Students who are not currently registered for a class may experience difficulties in filing their affidavit online. If you encounter any problems processing your affidavit please contact Kathleen Friedman at Kathleen_Friedman@fitnyc.edu with your name, email address, and the name of the certificate you are completing. 

For login difficulties, please contact Tech Help at 212 217.4357.

©