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How to Become a Wardrobe Stylist for Movies

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Movie wardrobe stylists dress the actors and actresses in films. A wardrobe stylist normally gets the look and feel of the clothing needed for the film they are working on and go out to buy outfits for each actor. On set, wardrobe stylists are responsible for making the outfit look its best for the movie.

Study fashion and keep up with current fashion trends. Sign up for a fashion course at a college to learn more about building outfits and popular styles.

Apply to be an intern or assistant to a wardrobe stylist to experience what it is like to work in the field. Build up experience for your resume to help you land a job as a wardrobe stylist for a movie.

Put together a portfolio of work you have done and write up a resume. List all clients you have worked with and types of projects you have been a part of.

Submit your resume and portfolio to as many people as possible, such as agents, managers, makeup artists and hairstylists on movie sets and celebrity representatives.


Show off your fashion skills by dressing in the latest fashion yourself when you are meeting with potential clients.

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