Academy of Design Hong Kong is a specialized fashion institute covering Fashion Design, Styling and Accessory Design. We also provide short courses for hobbyists in Pattern Making & Sewing, Embroidery & Beadwork, Fashion Illustration, Fashion Modelling and Draping.
Advanced Certificate
Fashion Image Design & Styling

The fashion image design & styling advanced certificate is a specialist programme. Besides having the foundation in image styling, our students are trained to be all rounded in the field. With a portfolio in fashion styling, makeup, hair and accessory design, our students are able to manipulate both innovative and commercial concepts to suit the market. In the year of study, students will learn the appropriate dressing of the human structure with its complexity of size, color and shape. In an international learning environment, students can explore culture, trends and have a global aesthetic view. At the end of the year, our students will have the opportunity to exhibit their work at a fashion show and exhibition organized by the AOD. Amongst the audience will be the industry's finest practitioners.

Career prospects
Graduates may be employed as accessories designers, fashion stylists, fashion visual merchandisers, image consultant, makeup and hair artist, fashion editors, fashion blogger, etc…


The advanced certificate is a one year part-time programme and is available in English and Cantonese.
Students with a good command of English are eligible to apply to the English programme.
Applicants will be required to bring along their design or art portfolio for an interview.


  • Creative computer aided design
  • Intro to fashion image styling
  • Identity analysis
  • Makeup and hair styling
  • Fashion styling and concept development
  • Fashion forecasting
  • Fashion photography
  • Visual studies & color theory
  • Figure analysis and measurement
  • Accessory design
  • Final Photo shoot & Exhibition
Notes: Academy of Design reserves the right to cancel or amend the programme and its content.


  • Fashion Image Design & Styling (English)
  • Class code: FIS16E
  • Course commencement: - (every Saturday)
  • Time: -
  • Duration: (part-time)
  • Course fees: HKD$ 1,980/month

  • Fashion Image Design & Styling (Chinese)
  • Class code: FIS16C
  • Course commencement: - (every Saturday)
  • Time: -
  • Duration: (part-time)
  • Course fees: HKD$ 1,980/month