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Who we are

VI Weekly, or Vancouver Island Weekly, was founded in 2016 as a local Mandarin news media.

We published local directories, newspapers, magazines, and online products, bringing considerable benefits and value to both our advertisers and the readers.

We have now become mostly digital and a 'hybrid' business offering local news products and community services to our readers/consumers while at the same time providing community/marketing/consultancy services to local businesses or advertisers. 

Please click here to check out our previous publications.

What we do

We now offer the following services to our Chinese readers/consumers:

  • Local news

  • Local Business Directories

  • Local living/tourism guides & Settlement services

  • Int'l student job seekers database

 

and more...

How we can help 

Depending on how popular you expect your service/products to become in our ethnic community, we can offer our help in several ways:

  • Free service: List your business in our local business directory.

  • Free service: Help release your recruiting message/ad.

  • Market your business via our newly formed VIW Community Services program. Become a vendor to us, with cost starting from zero.

  • Customize a tailored marketing & sales plan, if you have higher expectations.

FAQs

Please see possible questions and answers to them below. 

If you have more questions, please Contact Us.

Who should take this course ?


The Celebrity styling course is developed to give fashion enthusiasts insights into styling for female/male celebrity or high-profile clients to create a public image.




Course Modules


The course covers learning on the following topics.

  • A brief of history of styling and different roles of a stylist
  • A brief description on who’s a celebrity styling & types of celebrity stylist
  • Fashion terminologies in this area of working.
  • Body shapes for male/females
  • According to fashion psychology how important is to know your client (what they feel & think and how they move and react)
  • Why a stylist needs to know a client’s dreams and aspirations, her insecurities and attributes, and how to process that information to bring out the best in her/him.
  • How to identify a celebrity`s style that preserve her identity and style as well as the current project & endorsement of the client.
  • What is research and its importance
  • What is mood board and how to create a mood board for a celebrity
  • Trends and its importance
  • Understanding of various appearances and creating looks such as red carpet, public appearance, streetstyle, airport looks) to looks for live performances.
  • The methods and fundamentals of sourcing garments in fashion retails, designers, brands to bespoke clothing
  • How to update the style of a celebrity or high-profile client.
  • How to set up a freelance consultancy for high profile clients and celebrities
  • How to approach celebrities (production houses, PR agencies, celebrity or manager publicist, talent agencies, media houses)
  • How to utilize social media to promote yourself & your services
  • How to convert your passion into a business (Discussion)




Certification


Certificate in Celebrity Styling by FAD Dubai & StyleSchool. FAD Dubai Certification is approved by Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA), Govt of Dubai.




Entry Requirements


Passionate individuals with a keen desire to work in the industry. Applicants must be over 16 years by the course start date. No prior work experience is required, though working professionals with industry experience are welcome to apply. There is also no minimum education requirement, however we are looking for individuals with a commitment to their studies and a passion for the industry.




Career Opportunities


On successful completion of the course, individuals can explore careers in:

  • Celebrity Styling
  • Personal Styling & Shopping
  • Styling & Image Consultants
  • Styling for Red Carpet Events
  • Styling for Socialites
  • Influencer Marekting & Blogging




How to Enrol


Click the "Apply Now" button to proceed to payment. If you require additional information about the course, kindly fill the online enquiry form to receive further details. Your seat will only be confirmed on payment of fees via bank transfer or online through a credit / debit card. Fees will be refunded in full if the course is cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances.




FAQ


Q) How many hours is the course? Credit hours: 20 Q) Where are the tutors from? What is their background in relevance to the course? FAD works with an extensive list of industry experts with diverse national backgrounds and in-depth knowledge of their fields. We focus on the ability and experience of the tutor to deliver industry-level education and engagement with students throughout the course. Q) Do I require any materials to attend the course and do I need to make any preparations prior to joining the course? Course specific material list will be emailed to enrolled students prior to the start date of the course. You are required to come to class with your personal laptop or tablet, a notebook and a pen depending on your preference. No prior preparation is required before joining the course. Q) Where is FAD Dubai located? And can I use public transportation to reach Campus? FAD Dubai is conveniently located in Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) and is 5 minutes away from popular locations such as Dubai Media City, Dubai Internet City, Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Palm Jumeirah, JBR and TECOM. Fad Dubai is located in walking distance from Knowledge Village Tram Station and Internet City Metro Station. Q) What are the campus operating hours? The campus is open for students from 10 am - 9pm on weekdays. The student relations team is always on hand to support and provide assistance whenever required. Q) Who can get a student Visa? What is the duration? FAD sponsors students with a 1 year student visa for everyone who takes a course with the minimum length of 2 months. A fee of AED 4500 will be added if you apply for an out of country visa and a fee of AED 6000 will be added if you apply for an in country visa. Q) Accomodation in Dubai The FAD student relations team supports both local and international students with finding the right accommodation for their budget and preferences. FAD does not provide any on-campus or off-campus accommodation, however you can check out www.dubizzle.com for areas close to campus (e.g. Dubai Marina, Barsha Heights, JLT, the Palm) to get a better understanding of the most current rental rates in Dubai. Q) Does FAD offer any alumni Scholarship and/or referral program? Yes, please contact us at admissions@faddubai.com to hear more about alumni scholarships. If you are a current student or alumni and refer to a new student who registers for a course with a minimum length of 2 months, you will receive AED 500. Q) Can I study overseas after this course? Yes, we have partnerships with various fashion schools in Europe. When studying at FAD we will guide you and help you with your future goals.




Course Description


Learners understand natural features, body shape, hair coloring, skin tone, height, their current project, lifestyle, materials & quality, bespoke clothing to sourcing from designers & fashion public relation companies for styling for red carpets, events, film premiers, awards shows and ceremonies.

The course gives in-depth learning on how to develop a personal style for a celebrity from wardrobe edits to developing and managing an image for the celebrity. Learners will gain key skills for delivering professional services to high profile clients. The course also focuses on regional fashion trends and opportunities for those looking at building a professional career as a celebrity stylist.

Students will be assisted on industry internships and placements wherever possible with leading stylists, production houses & publications as well as receive an opportunity to work with celebrity stylists.

The FAD team is delighted to offer on-going post study support, answering all business & fashion related queries. We provide professional advice regarding website development & business marketing, helping to create excellent visibility for your business and career in the Personal & Celebrity Styling market place.




Course Outcomes


The following are the course outcomes

  • Celebrity Styling course will train you with essential skills to become a stylist, understand different roles and qualities whilst engaging with celebrity clientele, agents and representatives.
  • Learn types of celebrity styling and how to evaluate color, body shapes, silhouettes, fabrics in relevance to celebrities
  • Learn sourcing, how to develop key contacts, explore stores & designers, fashion retailers & the general sourcing process as well as theming up garments and trends for high profile clients with different undertones & color along with their personal preferences.
  • Learn how to assemble looks and work with a range of celebrity and high-profile clientele.
  • Conduct style consultations services in a professional manner and develop connectivity and authentic relationship with your clients.
  • Learn techniques to explore ideas and looks and strategize makeovers for clients including mood-boards.
  • Learn how to style celebrities and develop key streetstyle looks and looks for events, concerts, red carpets and appearances.
  • Learn how to edit the client’s wardrobe & shopping services for A-list clients.
  • Receive personal feedback on assignments from the tutors.
  • Gaine a valuable insight into the celebrity styling as a profession and understand how to become a successful stylist.
  • Fundamental understanding of kickstarting one’s celebrity styling practice since it is a competitive field and learnt to set up your blog, Instagram, Snapchat to promote yourself as a freelancer.




Fees


Please fill the online enquiry form below to recieve details on the fees.





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