How To Describe This Thing We Do

Calling what we do “styling” misses so much of the point. Style, whether it is strong or hodgepodge, is almost always thought to be about the surface. Tweaking and preening the details to make someone or something look “of the moment” or “better” than they really are. When it works, an essential truth about the person, place or thing is revealed. Style has resonance when it supports the identity of the one being styled. This is NOT what people think of when they think of styling. Rather than trying to redefine or expand the definition of styling, it might be more meaningful to hear from clients who have experienced the work. This serves two purposes; it toots our horn and personalizes the description. “My time with Carla was a transformational experience. Through a series of simple exercises, she helped me accurately identify and define my authentic self and gave me the tools to […]

“You are my inspiration for all the transformation that I bring about in the image & styling work that I do with my clients.”



    Jan 14-16, 18-20 / Los Angeles, CA This in-depth course is for image professionals who are dedicated to offering the highest level of service. This 6-day intensive training is led by renown instructor, Certified Image Master and Triumph of Individual Style co-author Carla Mathis.  
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    The Triumph of Individual Style is known as the "bible" of the image industry and used as a textbook at Cornell, the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC, and design schools across the country. Carla Mathis, AICI CIM, has been changing lives one body at a time for 30 years. By pioneering and teaching the use of design as a powerful therapeutic tool, Carla has helped thousands of people worldwide learn to appreciate their bodies and achieve new levels of self-acceptance.  
    Feb. 11-13, 15-16 / Los Angeles, CA Train with world-renowned author and Master Stylist Carla Mathis at this essential and foundational course. Whether you are just starting your new career or looking to deepen your understanding of styling & color analysis these 5 days of inspirational training will challenge you personally and enhance your consultancy.  


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