Fashion Styling


An insider's guide to the role of the stylist today. Learn about being an interpreter of fashion, from a professional industry-renowned stylist.

This course introduces the different areas a stylist can be involved in, including photo shoots for fashion & homewares, co-ordinating fashion shows, wardrobe styling for television or film and personal wardrobe styling.

Practical hands-on activities eg. working with mood boards and organising a photo shoot, will complement the presentations by and discussions with your tutor, Franco Schifilliti, who has a wealth of expertise in the fashion industry.

Course content

  • how a stylist gains their knowledge, profiling of famous stylists
  • successful photo shoots - from fashion to homewares, different mediums, preparation
  • fashion shows - from concept to execution
  • stylist role in visual merchandising
  • wardrobe styling for television commercials, TV shows & film
  • personal styling
  • celebrity dressing
  • practical hands-on activites to explore aspects of styling, including exploration of mood boards, photo shoot set ups etc

Ideal for

This course is suited to those students who are interested in becoming a stylist and would like to know more of what it entails. It would also interest fashionista's that love fashion and would like to explore an aspect of the industry under the guidance of an experienced professional.

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By the end of the course students will have a realistic awareness of the role of the stylist in its many different forms. Students will have been exposed to what it's like to work as a stylist and will themselves have participated in some styling projects including a photoshoot.

Materials supplied


Materials to bring

Students will be required to supply some basic materials for creating mood boards etc. More information will be forwarded after enrolment.


Participants will be emailed an RMIT Statement of Participation after completion of the course.

Additional notes



Franco Schifilliti

Franco Schifilliti has worked as a freelance fashion stylist for 12 years based in Melbourne and has styled shows around Australia and New Zealand. He was previously the fashion and lifestyle stylist for Myer advertising after moving from Adelaide to Melbourne. Franco has styled many of the famous & fabulous people who have visited Melbourne in the last decade. This list includes:

• International super model Carmen Kass for her appearances in the Myer Melbourne store fashion shows
• Hollywood actress Bo Derek( best known for her film ‘10’) as special guest at the Grand Prix ball
• Australian sporting icon Cathy Freeman for her first ever runway appearance

Franco’s creative talents are well displayed in the various fashion shows he has styled; from Collins Place shopping centre to Myer Melbourne fashion launches in addition to high tea shows at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week to designer shows at the Melbourne Fashion Festival. Franco’s international clients have included Bulgari jewellery, Kenzo Homme, Schiaparelli Hosiery & Replay Footwear.

Franco is currently one of the stylists at Chadstone Shopping Centre Melbourne available for personal wardrobe consultation.

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Available course dates

Monday 16 April 2018

  • Code S350345
  • Start date 16.04.18
  • End date 21.05.18
  • Hours 18.00
  • Campus RMIT Brunswick
  • Fee $770.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Mon 16.04.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Mon 23.04.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Mon 30.04.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Mon 07.05.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Mon 14.05.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Mon 21.05.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00

Saturday 07 July 2018

  • Code S350345
  • Start date 07.07.18
  • End date 11.08.18
  • Hours 18.00
  • Campus RMIT Brunswick
  • Fee $770.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Sat 07.07.18 10:00am 01:00pm 3.00
Sat 14.07.18 10:00am 01:00pm 3.00
Sat 21.07.18 10:00am 01:00pm 3.00
Sat 28.07.18 10:00am 04:00pm 3.00
Sat 04.08.18 10:00am 01:00pm 3.00
Sat 11.08.18 10:00am 01:00pm 3.00

Tuesday 25 September 2018

  • Code S350345
  • Start date 25.09.18
  • End date 30.10.18
  • Hours 18.00
  • Campus RMIT Brunswick
  • Fee $770.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Tue 25.09.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Tue 02.10.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Tue 09.10.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Tue 16.10.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Tue 23.10.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Tue 30.10.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00

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