How to Build a Personal Stylist’s Kit: What to take with you to client sessions


Being a stylist is all fun and games until you book your first client session and show up without the necessary tools.

Yep - there are tools of this trade! And today I’m giving you an insider’s look into MY styling kit and what I use in real life work with clients.

Ready? Watch the video cast to get all the juicy details and then use the below items as your own checklist!

Items you need:

  • Bag to carry it all

  • Ikea bags

  • trash bags

  • laptop / phone (for note taking)

  • tape measure!

  • sewing kit + tailoring tags

  • wardrobe rack + carrying case

  • vinyl window shade

  • business cards + pens

Nice to have items:

  • rack dividers + dry erase markers

  • makeup hood

  • shoe horn

  • belt hole puncher 

  • ring sizer

  • clamps 

  • paper bags (4)


Sydney Lester is a personal stylist and business coach helping personal stylists go from hobby to full time. Connect with Sydney below for more style + biz tips:

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