What is a Career in Personal Styling like? In Conversation with a Personal Stylist

On the show today we meet Maggie! Maggie works as a Personal Stylist in the fashion industry in the UK. 

Maggie kindly shares with us: 

  • Common misconceptions of the personal stylist role 
  • An overview of the fashion industry 
  • The purpose of the personal stylist role 
  • What a personal stylist does on an average day  
  • Most enjoyable parts of the role 
  • Challenging parts of the role 
  • Proudest moments in the role 
  • How Maggie became a personal stylist from not knowing what she wanted to do  
  • Highs of the career journey  
  • Challenges of the career journey  
  • Importance of role models and mentors  
  • Helpful education, training and skills for aspiring personal stylists and fashion professionals   
  • The future of the personal styling profession 
  • Advice and resources for people who are keen to find out more about a career in personal styling and the fashion industry: 
  • Advice for her younger self and you! 

We also talk about: 

  • Getting comfortable with networking  
  • Believing in yourself and celebrating the small wins 
  • The value of transferable skills 
  • Interviews as a two-way process  
  • UK versus US workplace culture  
  • Diversity, inclusion and accessibility within the industry 
  • Sustainability within the fashion industry  

So if you’re curious and wondering what a personal stylist does or how to become a personal stylist, listen, watch and enjoy! 

PS – If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please get in touch, we would love to hear from you!