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Kontrol Magazine Fashion Mentorship Program


Fashion Mentorship Program

Our 8-month Fashion Mentorship Training Course is crafted with premier U.S. educational fashion standards and offered in the fashion forward and culturally diverse city —Atlanta Georgia. During this monthly immersive learning experience, students will be inspired and energized by the creative buzz and cutting-edge art and design surrounding them.

Atlanta, Georgia is a global nexus of luxury and fashion and a perfect mecca for building and launching your own brand. This city is where many of today’s up and coming fashion industry talents are making their mark. Come learn with us the methods we use and ultimately get your feet pointing towards a successful career in fashion!

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Kontrol Magazine is at the forefront of Black style, glamour and innovation. The Kontrol Magazine Fashion Mentorship Program (KMFMP) offers an unparalleled educational experience in Atlanta, Georgia that will show you firsthand, how fashion ideas take root and how style trends are defined.

Pulling and shopping excursions will take you to the forefront of styling red carpet events, clients, editorial photoshoots and beyond. You’ll also have the opportunity to engage in firsthand experience connecting with editors, photographers, designers, showroom curators and indie designer-filled boutiques.

KMFMP based in Atlanta is a learning experience that is designed to be savored and enjoyed, and successful completion is an invaluable asset to anyone with dreams of working in the fast-paced fashion industry.

If you are interested in receiving real hands on fashion industry experience, choose KMFMP as your starting point to your success. If you love fashion and want to learn from the best, let KMFMP show you the endless possibilities that a career as a Fashion Stylist can bring!

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Upon successful completion of the first 4 months of the program, you will be certified as a Jr. Kontrol Magazine Wardrobe Stylist and will begin the unparalleled opportunity of building a Top-Notch fashion styling portfolio.


The 8-month Fashion Mentorship Training Certification Program is an intense image, fashion, and style training course designed to meet the needs of individuals and professionals with entrepreneur lifestyles. Let us help you make an impact in this industry or various industries by developing an influential and unique personal brand.  Our goal is to train quality, not quantity to ensure that our students receive personalized attention. During this program, students will acquire the following skills and more:

Our graduates are educated toward positioning themselves as experts and style icons. Graduates not only learn the theories behind perfecting image and style, but they also acquire invaluable business and marketing skills to strategically position themselves within their chosen markets.

Kontrol Fashion Course #1
Introduction to Fashion

Inside Course 1, you will learn:

  • Setting up your business
  • Building Credit
  • Tools every entrepreneur needs.
  • The different types of stylists and what they each do.
  • The different types of styling jobs. (The list goes beyond music videos and magazines. There are lots of ways to make money as a stylist!)
  • How much money stylists can make at each level of their career.

Kontrol Fashion Course #2

Inside Course 2, we’ll dig into the practical details of working as a stylist. You will learn how to:

  • Conduct a pre-production meeting and what pertinent questions to ask.
  • Develop a creative direction and inspiration for the project.
  • How to create mood and inspiration boards and develop your eye.
  • How to request samples from showrooms.
  • Do mood board breakdowns from magazines and commercials.
  • How to negotiate your rates and work with your styling budget.

Kontrol Fashion Course #3
Shopping and Pre-Styling

In Course 3, you’ll learn how to:

  • Pull like a stylist. (That’s stylist for: Shop!)
  • How to merchandise clothing, accessories, jewelry and shoes.
  • How to stay organized during the bulk of your prep.
  • Find out why a LOR is so important.
  • Learn the differences between a showroom and rental house.
  • Find out how to pull from a contemporary fashion rental house.

Kontrol Fashion Course #4
The Fitting

In Course 4, you’ll find out how to style your clients during jobs. You’ll learn:

  • Set up your fitting to guarantee success.
  • Selecting your ‘hero’ looks.
  • The right ways to pin and mark alterations– or even do them yourself!
  • Present and ‘sell’ your looks to your client.

Kontrol Fashion Course #5
The Shoot

During Course 5 you’ll learn how to:

  • Follow on-set etiquette so you’ll look like a pro.
  • Always arrive on set on-time and totally prepared.
  • Learn how to record and submit fashion editorial credits properly.
  • Navigate on-set politics and use proper terminology when you’re working.
  • Perfectly organize and pack up once the shoot is over!

Kontrol Fashion Course #6
Wrapping the Job

Course 6 is where you learn how to wrap out a styling job, you will:

  • The best system for checking in returns without the headache.
  • What you need to know about official industry policies, how to invoice your clients and how to handle all the paperwork that is involved in working as a freelance artist.
  • Manage your receipts and submit your expenses as a stylist.

Kontrol Fashion Course #7
Getting to Work

In this Course, you will:

  • How to dress and what to expect the first day on the job.
  • The checklist of things you need to bring to set. (Beyond just your stylist’s kit).
  • How to create a resume that gets into the hands of the people you want to work with.
  • The most effective ways to market yourself as a stylist, including social media effectively.

Kontrol Fashion Course #8
The Road to Success

In our last official Course, we’ll share our final tips for becoming a successful stylist. We’ll cover:

  • Our top tips for success in the industry
  • The 10 biggest mistakes that could end your career as a stylist, and how to avoid them.
  • The best networking techniques to advance your career.
  • What you need to know about building your book and how to start.
  • How to land recurring clients as a stylist.

Kontrol Magazine Fashion Mentorship Program Certified Fashion Consultants are here to utilize our industry-proven, personal style evaluation tools to push you to the top.




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Kontrol Magazine Fashion Mentorship Advantage

Our publisher/head stylist and trainers are skilled in management consulting and executive coaching. Therefore, our fashion mentorship training program is designed to help each of our trainees: identify their niche market; develop and customize unique business strategies; and create an action-oriented business plan. Through our exceptional and creative business development training, you will learn how to sell your services in today’s digital driven marketplace, set fees, and map out your marketing plan and objectives. You will also learn how to create a professional fashion bio, develop engaging social media pages, start a blog and become a blogger to effectively market and sell your personal brand.


Class Dates: January 6 –2020 through August 24 –2020

Registration Deadline: December 13, 2019 

Late Registration Fee $400 (After December 13, 2019) 

Class Dates: September 15 –2020 through June 18 –2021

Registration Deadline: August 3, 2020

Late Registration Fee $400 (After August 3, 2020) 


To learn more about our class registration availability, please contact us at  

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Program Schedule will be given out in mid December along with the Welcome Package. 

This will be a labor-intensive course; however extra-curricular shopping sessions and socializing are encouraged outside of class. 


***Classes will be held on weekend & evenings throughout the month. Students are not penalized for missing anything, this course works around your busy work/school schedule. Each student will have full access to Julian R. Lark for 8 months***


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