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Certified Stylist and Image Consultant classes

April 13, 2016 - 8:30am - 6:00pm
Special Certification Class

All interested students are asked to submit an application through the registration page on this website.  After receiving your application, our president, Kathy Friend, will contact you to confirm and schedule your training for this special course.


This special Spring Class will be held on April 13, 2015. (other dates may be made available upon request). This workshop is:

  • A one-day group class -  a classroom experience limited to approximately 15 individuals (space and enrollment depends on location)



For our Special Spring Classes, we will be training with 'backroom access' at the Twisted String store located at University Park Mall, Granger, IN. Entrance to the store is from the parking lot between Barnes and Noble and Bar Louie. The store is located near Men's Warehouse.


Our headquarters and administration is physically located in Bloomington, IN.




  • 1-day of Stylist and Image Consultant training

  • 100+ page workbook that includes all the forms you need to be in business

  • styling tools (color swatches, color wheel, measuring tape etc.)

  • books (helpful styling and business books)

  • access to forms, logos and other marketing tools online

  • ability to use the SII logo on your marketing materials

  • a certificate showing your certification

  • opportunity for 'real world' experience assisting with fashion shows, styling projects and writing




To Register for this Special Spring Class Offering at the Twisted String,  please complete your application here!


Secure a space in this class with a deposit TODAY!


To ensure your supplies will arrive for the class, please register and confirm with a deposit by April 5, 2016



Training and Certification

  • Body Type Analysis - how to measure someone for body type, what clothing looks good on various body types

  •  Color Analysis - how to perform color analysis for clients, how this factors  into hair, skin and clothing and using pattern

  • Bra Fitting and basic fit of all garments

  • Sizing techniques

  • Face Shape analysis – how it relates to hair style

  • Accessories - how to accessorize, using proper color, weight and focus

  • Style Personality - how to determine a client's style personality, putting a name to each client's individual style

  •  Wardrobe Audit - how to plan for a wardrobe audit, how to conduct the audit, how this fits into the overall client experience

  • Personal Shopping - knowing the various ways a client may want personal shopping, how you can best help clients via personal shopping, developing relationships with boutiques and department stores, offering this service to individuals and groups

  • Look Book - how to develop a Look Book for a client, what is it, how does it work, the best way to deliver your ideas

  • Finer points of customer relations - how to handle hard situations, developing standards

  • Building bridges with partners and vendors

  • Men vs. Women 


Business Basics - Getting Your Business Going and How To Make Money

  • Forms and other tools - all of the forms you need to be in business including client questionnaires, client forms, follow up and business tools, handouts and more

  • Corporate vs. Private business - how to get corporate business, deciding WHO your target client is

  • Networking / Professional Organizations - how to network, when to network, what organizations to get involved with

  • Best Books, Magazines, Websites - where to do research on the industry

  • Goal Setting - the fastest way to success is by writing down your goals and telling someone!



The Style and Image Institute has an exempt status under Indiana code 22-4. 1-21 through the Indiana Workforce Development. The Style and Image Institute is a postsecondary proprietary institution as defined in IC 22-4, 1-21-9.

© 2016  Style and Image Institute  for Kathy Friend

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