Stylist

Ref: MON10970
Salary: competitive
Department: E-Commerce
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5

Accessorize is an exciting and ethical fashion brand. Our story began with one man and his vision that started on a hippy commune in Ibiza, 1970, and finished with an overland trip east, through Afghanistan and India. Now found in West London, we’re creating vibrant products, and sharing endless discovery. We are built on a way of working that we are really proud of, where values and ethics go hand in hand.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Accessorize e-commerce team as a Stylist for our in-house studio to work across styling models and still life imagery.  In this role you will be an integral part of the in-house e-commerce studio working collaboratively with photographers and the creative team. You will be part of the team responsible for the final output of all e-commerce imagery.

What will you do as a Stylist?

Styling

  • Be a brand guardian ensuring a consistent visual tone of voice for the customer journey across model and still life imagery.
  • Maintain and uphold the style guidelines for the brand.
  • Keep on top of seasonal fashion trends, with an understanding of what relates on a commercial level.
  • Responsible for final output for full looks on all e-commerce on model shoots, ensuring all product is appealing, balancing commercial with the aspirational.
  • Responsible for styling still life product on both mannequin and flat lay, including ensuring product has every link, handle, ribbon in place and that the key selling point of the product is shown.
  • Review final imagery to ensure product is represented accurately.
  • Assist the creative team with shoots; this can vary from pulling a few key looks to being on set with them.

Communication

  • Work with the photographer and hair & makeup team on set to ensure model looks are accurate
  • Communicate on model styling for upcoming shoots in a timely manner for sign off from creative team.
  • Work with model agencies to arrange castings and model bookings.
  • When necessary, source products from various in-house departments, ensuring collaborative relationships with buyers and the photo studio.
  • Responsible for briefing freelancers on best practice to maintain imagery standards.

Organisation

  • Ensure daily shoot targets are met and reshoots are kept to a minimum.
  • Ensuring key looks are available across multiple sizes for diverse models.
  • Work with the in-house ecommerce studio to ensure ecommerce imagery is effective and to a high standard.
  • Ensuring the styling cupboards and wardrobe are kept organized and all clothing is clean and well presented.
  • Oversee the e-commerce model tracker and ensure it is kept up to date.
  • Responsible for all product once handed over to you, ensuring all tracking documents are updated and items are returned in the same condition they were received in. 
  • Chasing products for reshoots when necessary, with effective communication with the team.

What will you need to succeed as our Stylist?

You will have many skills in your toolbox but find these to be at the core of your work:

  • The perfect candidate will have a minimum 1 to 2 years' experience styling within an editorial or commercial capacity. You may be in a permanent in-house role or freelance position with a portfolio which demonstrates your work within either accessories, or fashion across model and still life shoots.
  • Having a strong fashion sense and ability to understand how to apply this to a brand.
  • Understanding how a simple styling detail (how something is tucked, how a collar sits etc.), excellent knowledge of fit and design and can change a look and be well informed about proportions and colour theory.
  • You will be an excellent communicator across written, verbal and visual forms and be comfortable in receiving honest and constructive feedback with the ability to develop from critique.
  • You will have a positive approach with a can-do attitude with the ability to use your initiative to work autonomously and make decisions while remaining part of the team.
  • Organised, with a pragmatic approach with an ability to work in a fast pace environment with a minimum of 40 looks per day requiring styling.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office.

What will we offer you in return?

  • Competitive salary
  • 23 days holiday with the option to purchase additional holiday through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Bonus day off each year after 6 months service
  • A pension that you will be automatically be enrolled in after 3 months
  • Life assurance (subject to participating in the pension scheme)
  • A flexible working approach
  • Early pay day Friday finish
  • A generous staff discount with up to 50% discount on our products
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounted gym membership at our on campus gym
  • Additional discounts such as Westfield discount, Taste card membership etc

If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today with a CV, a cover letter and a portfolio to showcase your work. 

At Monsoon Accessorize we don’t focus only on what we do, we also care about how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and an environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people and are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will also consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

We provide reasonable accommodations as needed to people with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at careers@monsoon.co.uk to request discuss any specific requirements.

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