This research was conducted to examine the current status of style counseling education and expert opinions on the development of style counseling education. Descriptive research method was used in the research. With the descriptive research method, it was aimed to evaluate the data obtained from the questionnaire applied to the experts who provide style counseling training, and to determine the current status of style counseling education, and to create solution suggestions for improving style counseling education. For this purpose, research data were collected through a questionnaire created by the researcher. The sample of the research; style consultancy and related fields, which can be reached from style consultants working in the sector in Istanbul (12 participants) and who have received education abroad/in related fields, and academicians (4 participants) who provide style consultancy training at universities with fashion design departments in Ankara. Within the framework of the general purpose of the research, the data obtained from the questionnaire, which included the opinions of the style consultants and academicians, were transferred to the computer environment and the necessary statistical analyzes were made using the SPSS package program. In order to determine the opinions of the sample group, descriptive statistics were applied to each item, presented in tables and interpreted. In the research, the suggestions developed by examining the expert opinions about style counseling education; raising awareness about style counseling education, increasing the number of institutions providing style counseling education, making style counseling course compulsory in fashion design faculties and increasing the number of documents related to the field.
Keywords: Education, style, style consultancy