About The Course

Produced by leading menswear experts Dan Blake and Matthew Cartwright, this industry level course will teach you how to work with male clients as a certified Menswear Personal Stylist. Learn how to capitalise on the biggest growth market in fashion to 2021, as you master skill to deliver seamless professional wardrobe edit and personal shopping services, including concierge for the male client.

Master how to engage a male personal styling clientele and how to develop your skills in assessing men’s physique, individual style personality, ‘best fit’, formalwear and weekend wear to deliver as professional services in your personal styling business.

The course leads to a Diploma in Menswear Personal Styling (certified by LCS Online) which is accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC) as part of the London College of Style.

About The Course

Produced by leading menswear experts Dan Blake and Matthew Cartwright, this industry level course will teach you how to work with male clients as a certified Menswear Personal Stylist. Learn how to capitalise on the biggest growth market in fashion to 2021, as you master skill to deliver seamless professional wardrobe edit and personal shopping services, including concierge for the male client.

Master how to engage a male personal styling clientele and how to develop your skills in assessing men’s physique, individual style personality, ‘best fit’, formalwear and weekend wear to deliver as professional services in your personal styling business.

The course leads to a Diploma in Menswear Personal Styling (certified by LCS Online) which is accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC) as part of the London College of Style.

At a Peak

Entry Level

Beginner to Intermediate

Fees

£249

Time

40 Hours

Modules

7 Modules

Course Overview

This modular course is ideal for you, if you are interested in learning about menswear personal styling at an impressive level of industry skill. Written for complete beginners in personal styling or established names who would like to elevate skill or gain ability in working with male clients as a certified Personal Stylists.

You will learn the art of dressing the male form with insider knowhow from the LCS Director and Menswear Styling Expert Dan Blake and Savile Row trained Tailor Matthew Cartwright.

Learn how personal stylists categorise clients of different physique types, to enable them to look their very best in both formal and casual styles.

Other modules include ‘How To’ videos for men’s accessory, graphs, charts and learning references for your development and review. The course leads to a practical final assignment in preparation for working in a professional capacity with feedback delivered by your menswear personal styling expert, a member of LCS Online assessment team.

All essential graphs, charts, learning references and tutor integration are included for your development and review. The course leads to a practical final assignment in preparation for working in a professional capacity with feedback delivery an expert in personal styling as part of the LCS online assessment team.

Completion of this course leads to a Diploma in Menswear Personal Styling, (certified by LCS Online), which is accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC) as part of the London College of Style.

This course offers an in depth learning in key subjects embedded within the seven modules including;

  • A Brief History of Menswear
  • Physique Type
  • The Method to Menswear Personal Styling Services
  • The tradition of British, Italian & American Suiting
  • Men’s Formalwear, Finishing and Best Fit
  • The ‘How To’ of Men’s Accessory (bow ties, pocket squares and ties)
  • Wardrobe Edit and Personal Shopping
  • Resource – Menswear Fashion Terminology
  • Resource – Brand Awareness
  • Stay ‘ahead of the curve’ with Men’s Fashion Resources, including Magazines, Fashion Weeks and Events
  • Client Feedback, Follow Up and Testimonials
  • 2 x Case Studies
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Dan Blake

With 12 years experience in professional menswear and celebrity styling, Dan’s clients include publications British GQ, GQ Style and the Hollywood Reporter.  As the immensely popular Director of Education at LCS and creator of the Menswear Personal Styling Diploma, Dan joins the Online team to share the highly regarded LCS method and approach to personal styling. Learn how to gain skill in the delivery of chargeable menswear personal styling services, as Dan shares the most relevant learnings inline with today’s shopper in-store and online. Develop skill to gain a valuable menswear following and make the most of  projected growth in this consumer trend.

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Matthew Cartwright

Matthew Cartwright is a trained Savile Row tailor and discerning menswear authority, who joins the LCS Online team with a wealth of expertise in menswear tailoring, fitting and cultural approaches to menswear and men’s ‘best fit’. Director and Head Tailor of suiting brand Guards London stocked in UK retail giant John Lewis & Partners, Matthew has worked on numerous designer collaborations and showcased his work at London Fashion Week Men’s too.  Matthew’s industry linked view point and contribution to the Menswear Personal Styling Diploma is highly valuable as the menswear market booms in-line with the predicted growth in menswear to 2021.

Students who have studied this course have gone on to pursue careers in;

  • Menswear Personal Styling
  • Fashion Retail
  • Fashion Writing
  • Fashion Blogging
  • Fashion Marketing
  • Fashion Merchandising

Tutors & Contributors

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Dan Blake

With 12 years experience in professional menswear and celebrity styling, Dan’s clients include publications British GQ, GQ Style and the Hollywood Reporter.  As the immensely popular Director of Education at LCS and creator of the Menswear Personal Styling Diploma, Dan joins the Online team to share the highly regarded LCS method and approach to personal styling. Learn how to gain skill in the delivery of chargeable menswear personal styling services, as Dan shares the most relevant learnings inline with today’s shopper in-store and online. Develop skill to gain a valuable menswear following and make the most of  projected growth in this consumer trend.

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Matthew Cartwright

Matthew Cartwright is a trained Savile Row tailor and discerning menswear authority, who joins the LCS Online team with a wealth of expertise in menswear tailoring, fitting and cultural approaches to menswear and men’s ‘best fit’. Director and Head Tailor of suiting brand Guards London stocked in UK retail giant John Lewis & Partners, Matthew has worked on numerous designer collaborations and showcased his work at London Fashion Week Men’s too.  Matthew’s industry linked view point and contribution to the Menswear Personal Styling Diploma is highly valuable as the menswear market booms in-line with the predicted growth in menswear to 2021.

Student Questions

Does the Personal Styling Menswear Diploma, consider all the services I can offer in my personal styling business for male personal clients?

Yes, the Online Personal Styling Menswear Diploma trains you in all key menswear services including physique analysis, personal style assessment, style personality, wardrobe edit, personal shopping, best fit for tailoring and special events, along with industry tips and tricks.

Is there much demand for personal stylists to look after menswear personal clients?

Popularity in menswear is growing considerably with men proven as fashion’s fastest growing shoppers. Menswear sales by 2021 are due to outstrip womenswear sales in growth, with men showing an avid interest in how they look and feel. With so few personal stylists specialising in looking after a male as well as female personal client base, this is a perfect opportunity to expand your business offering.

Does the Online Personal Styling Menswear Diploma include a module on tailoring and formal wear for men?

Yes, the Online Personal Styling Menswear Diploma focuses in-depth on tailoring and formal wear for men with input from a leading Savile Row tailor Tommy Raban. This section looks at the dos and don’ts of formal wear, plus suiting and best fit.

Does the Online Personal Styling Menswear Diploma look at the various physique types for men, sharing clear guidelines on how to dress each one?

The course takes you through all the physique types for men including Athletic, Short, Broad, and Tall. It clearly explains how to approach dressing for each physique type – focusing on casual wear, formal wear, trend, colour, and industry tips and tricks to share with your male personal clients.

Does the course cover brand awareness for varying client physique types?

Yes, the Online Personal Styling Menswear Diploma will signpost you to increase brand awareness so you learn to become familiar with the brands that will flatter each of your personal male clients.

Does the course include menswear specific terminology?

Yes, the course includes valuable menswear specific terminology to learn and use with your male personal clients. The course will also teach you how to expand this list, so you elevate as a competent personal stylist and personal shopper.

What type of roles can I have in industry as a menswear personal stylist?

Menswear stylists run their own personal styling businesses with personal clients. They can specialise in the busy corporate sector for high spend clients delivering multi services, bridal selecting impeccable suiting for grooms and co, high profile and celebrity clients for public speaking events and red-carpet appearance. Other menswear personal stylists will prefer to be employed and work in fashion retail within personal styling or online as part of the personal styling team.

Who will be teaching me on the Online Menswear Personal Styling Diploma?

You will be assigned a designated tutor who remains with you throughout the course. Your tutor will be industry linked with considerable experience in menswear, able to offer insight and valuable feedback to accelerate your development through the course.

Will the course show me how to win male clients? Is the language and approach different to attracting female clients and, if so, will the course support me with mastering these differences?

The language and approach are entirely different working with male personal clients as opposed to female clients. The Online Menswear Personal Styling Diploma will teach you both the language and approach to work proficiently with a male personal client base.