LOVE TO SHOP?
LOVE TO HELP OTHERS?
TURN YOUR PASSION INTO A PROFESSIONAL
CAEER STYLING REAL WOMEN
MAXIMUM STYLE. MINIMUM EFFORT.
BY MM STYLING ACADEMY
The MM Style Academy offers a refreshingly unique and honest insight into the realities of styling the everyday woman and running a profitable styling business.
Melissa Murrell has been there; she changed career paths to work around her family and she started with no contacts, no marketing experience and no clients. She'll show you how to turn your love of clothes into a profitable styling business.
IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?
We're the UK's leading 'Gok Wan' type of Personal Styling training Course for those wanting to become a personal stylist for real women, and we aim to turn your passion into a professional career doing something that you love.
Most people on the course have no formal fashion training and they’re not looking for a career in high fashion – we’re all about the real woman and the high street! Think Gok Wan styling!
WHAT WILL I LEARN
EXPERT 1:1 POST COURSE MENTORING
Across the 3-day hands on practical course you’ll learn everything you need to know about styling real women and running a styling business from home.
It’s about so much more than the clothes, it’s about building a client’s confidence, disguising any insecurities and providing a personalised styling package for their lifestyle
The MM Styling academy students are often changing a career amid family and other work commitments and therefore the academy offers a proven methodology for establishing a personal styling business around practical life demands and post course support to ensure it happens.
The only UK Course, which offers a 1:1 post course Personal Styling accompaniment with Melissa Murrell and one of her clients.
Introduction to Personal Styling for real women
The role of a personal stylist and other types of styling jobs
Dressing for your body shape – why it’s so important.
Identifying and understanding different body shapes and scales (petite, tall and plus size) including using real women as models
What to and what not to wear for your body shape and body scale
How to recreate the hourglass frame
How to assess your clients body shape - 3 ways
Learn how to develop a capsule wardrobe – theory (golden rules) and practical task.
The importance of accessorising in the styling process
Learn how to effectively communicate with clients – how to deal with awkward situations, difference of opinions.
Client administration; style questionnaire, terms and conditions, preparation kits
How to do a Wardrobe re-style(including role plays, equipment needed, format, shopping list).
Complete a real wardrobe
re-style – practical session on real women.
A guide to online shopping
Learn how to be a successful personal shopper including practical task in a shopping centre.
Setting up a business; starting with nothing, no marketing budget, no clients and no contacts!
Running your business – practical admin advice, tax, filing systems for receipts, invoice templates
Building your own website – no experience needed. Which templates to use and why.
Learn how to market your business with little or no budget
Every Achievement starts with a decision to try...
Courses run every 8-10 weeks and last for 3 or 4 days depending on the attendees commitments (e.g. if we have mums on the course they often like to start early on a Sunday and we accommodate 3 longer days rather than 4 shorter days as less child care is needed)
FOLLOW UP SUPPORT
STAR STYLIST AWARD
A guaranteed 1:1 Personal styling session with Melissa Murrell and a real client post course
3 months free post course advice with Melissa Murrell and her team
Exclusive access to the student online portal which includes templates for invoices, clients questionnaires and an online Q&A support forum
6 months business review meeting with Melissa Murrell
At the end of each course one person will be rewarded the star stylist award. This winner will get a course prize plus their details advertised on the MM Personal Styling website (which currently occupies the 1st position on google). We even employed one star stylist!
YOU'LL NEVER KNOW UNLESS YOU GIVE IT A GO SO WHY NOT TRY BEFORE YOU BUY?
We understand it’s a big commitment so why not join Melissa on a client visit and gain a valuable insight into both the role of a Personal Stylist and how Melissa Murrell works.
A 1:1 accompaniment with Melissa on a genuine client wardrobe edit or shopping experience costs £49 and is refundable against a course booking.
COST OF COURSE
The 3 day Personal Styling Training course
costs £1400 including
70 page 'style bible' work book
A post course 1:1 client visit with Melissa Murrell
12 months post course advice support
6 month business review meeting with Melissa Murrell
lunch and refreshments across the 3 days
The majority of courses are now held in our purpose built Styling Academy Studio in the small village of Manningford Bruce, Wiltshire. Only 7 Miles from Marlborough, 4 miles from Pewsey train station and plenty of car parking for all on site, it's more like a retreat than a teaching facility!
The Styling Academy has 3 beautifully styled bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a large kitchen and lounge area and uninterrupted country views.
We also run various national courses throughout the year in large shopping centre locations such as London, Birmingham, Oxford, Reading, Bath & Cambridge