A trained and qualified professional who can earn up to $150 an hour or $1,200 helping clients choose the proper clothing and fashion. Learn how to excel as a Wardrobe Consultant or Personal Shopper with our certification program.

Complete this certification program at home, on lunch breaks, and in your own free time –Anywhere in the world! The estimated time to complete this program is just 24 hours. You also will have 30 days personal mentoring from the course author, Dr. Joyce Knudsen, AICI CIM to answer all your questions.

What Is a Wardrobe Consultant?

Wardrobe consulting is an occupation, that can be full time or even part-time on weekends. It allows you to be a professional Fashion Advisor that gives recommendations to their clients about the types, styles and colors of clothing that would most flatter them. A wardrobe consultant may go through a client’s current closet and discard non-optimal pieces.

What Is a Personal Shopper?

A Personal Shopper is someone who professionally helps their clients shop for specific pieces of new clothing, giving advice and making suggestions to them. This occupation can also be either full or part-time. Personal Shoppers can work independently on a case by case basis, or be hired by a successful fashion boutique to assist their clients.

What Will I Learn?

  How to perform a style evaluation for a client
  How to determine elements of personal style
  How to evaluate figure analysis and body types
  How to determine how to do a closet audit
  How to evaluate client styles
  Illustrate line and design principles
  How to identify colors and seasons
  How to identify skin tone for proper clothing choices
  Differentiate between horizontal and vertical lines
  How to identify lifestyle dressing
THE BEST PART! Put together YOUR OWN portfolio for your client with the ONLY Style Program developed by Dr. Joyce Knudsen, AICI CIM. (Separate purchase required.)

The images below are representations of the cover page on the report you will give your clients Although this is NOT a software program. This is multi-dimensional, giving you the rights to copyright for yourself and use this material as your needs are met.


 What Will I Receive?

  • A PowerPoint on Personal Style
  • A corresponding Personal Style Workbook
  • A detailed workbook on presentation on color
  • A Power Point on Color Analysis

The eBook From Head to Soul® for Women

  • The eBook From Head to Soul® for Men
  • Artist illustrations of female and male styles
  • An artist-rendered color wheel
  • Sample male and female fashion decoupages
  • Body Shape Drawings for Women
  • Body Shape Drawings for Men
  • Wardrobe and Personal Shopper Certification

Learn on Your Device!

Read and store these courses on your IPad or other e-Reader as well as your computer. All files are easily printable, allowing you the most options for reading your course whenever, where-ever you like.

Learn from Dr. Joyce

Course author Dr. Joyce Knudsen, AICI CIM is a respected author and pioneer in the Image Consulting field.

Her 25 years in the image industry combined with her Distance and Training Certification that she studied for at Notre Dame University gives her the experience and knowledge needed to create top-quality home study courses for students in the image Industry.

She will personally mentor you through every step of the certification course. The Image Maker, Inc. ® looks forward to helping put you on the road to success in the exciting field of image consulting.

Become Certified in What You Love!

The Wardrobe Consultant and Personal Shopper Distance Training Program without exception, is the most detailed, comprehensive and economical training available on the market today.

The Wardrobe Consultant and Personal Shopper Program is a sound investment in YOU. You are not just investing in an image course; you are also getting, at no additional cost, the advice of Dr. Joyce Knudsen.

Dr. Joyce Knudsen prides herself on being approachable and available to her students. This always-available personal mentoring is the invaluable “extra dimension” of training from The ImageMaker, Inc.®

You will be taking this amazing distance program and getting 30 days of on-call advice from one of the most highly-qualified trainers in the world. Joyce Knudsen, Ph.D., is one of the few people anywhere to have earned the coveted designation of Certified Image Master. This is the pinnacle of image consulting expertise, awarded by the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) in 1999). She will share with you her years of knowledge and experience to help you become a wardrobe consultant and personal shopper with both competence and confidence.

While you work at home at your own rate to complete this program, you will never be alone. Dr. Knudsen will be available to help you whenever you need by phone, Skype or e-mail. That’s a commitment from Dr. Joyce Knudsen.


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Having spent the last thirty years building my career, raising my children, and working on personal growth and development issues, I began to consider the possibility of retirement from my current position as a trial attorney. Searching for a new look, free from “power suits”, I realized I did not have a clue as what to choose for an over age 55 woman, who wanted a “classy” mature look. I began my search using books and the internet, and discovered Dr. Joyce Knudsen of The ImageMaker Inc. ® The primary reason for my choosing to work with Dr. Knudsen was the fact that she recognizes the need for one to first work on one’s inner issues (self-esteem, self-confidence etc.) before attempting to change one’s outer appearance. (In my opinion, the old adage “clothes do not make the (wo) man” is very true.) Working with Dr. Knudsen was a delightful and uplifting experience. After taking several self-discovery profiles, I was able to validate what I already knew about myself, as well as to identify those areas in which more growth was possible.

These profiles also gave Dr. Knudsen information to assist her in understanding who I am and what I am about, and therefore she was better able to advise me on both my inner work and my outer appearance. Words cannot do justice to the experience of going shopping for clothing, shoes, accessories, etc., with Dr. Knudsen along to advise you as to what would work best for you. Picture this – you enter a shop with Dr. Knudsen, and within minutes, she is perusing racks of clothing, choosing a pair of pants here, a blouse there, and then shoes, purses, etc. from the other side of the shop, and seemingly within a matter of minutes, she has chosen the perfect outfit to transform you from “staid and matronly” to “classy and sassy” (not to mention her ability to locate very good bargains along the way!). Dr. Knudsen covered all bases with me – hairstyle, makeup, eye/sun glasses, clothing and accessories, and she left no stone unturned to obtain what would work best for the look I wanted to achieve.

All one needs to do, and be, is a willing student, as Dr. Knudsen is both a caring and energetic teacher. If you are prepared to give your best effort on becoming all you can be, Dr. Knudsen will be there to guide and support you, cheering you on all the way. I am learning that one can choose to approach over 55 years in a variety of ways. For me, bring on the obligatory gold retirement watch, but make mine “classy, yet sassy”!!~

“I find this system to be very practical and in fact, provided me with real tools for the Image Consultants to use with a client. Having these types of tools will lend more credibility for the clients and they will feel like they paid for something more than just words. This is helping me a lot!”

I am so impressed with your programme and want to congratulate and commend you Dr. Joyce Knudsen on service excellence!! You have designed a programme which is indeed a ‘dream come true’ for any Image Consultant who wishes to have credibility, deliver excellent service, and uphold the professional standards of this amazing industry”

For the past few years, I have been in a state of transition precipitated by a divorce after 15 years of marriage and the death of my daughter. I am also moving from a student role to a faculty position at a local university. Before all this happened, I had not paid too much attention to my appearance. I was raising 2 children alone, going to school, working part-time, and my life was very hectic. On many mornings, I would just grab whatever clothes were clean, put my hair in a ponytail and head out the door in sweats or jeans, a t-shirt and sneakers. Like many mothers, I put the needs of my children first and felt I had no time for clothes shopping, manicures or make-up lessons.

Then my life changed and these changes made me reexamine my priorities. I realized that I wanted to be my authentic self (who I had become as a result of my experiences,) not who I once was in another life that didn’t work out the way I had planned. I wanted to see this new “self” reflected back to me when I looked in the mirror. I knew that my life was not over because I was divorced, had lost 1 child and the other was almost grown. I still had something to contribute to the world beyond the raising of children, and I had become stronger, more resilient and more compassionate as a result of my experiences.

I met a new man on the internet, and he also saw that there was a disconnect between who I was and how I presented myself to the world. He encouraged me to start exploring the images in fashion, travel and photography magazines to see what appealed to me and I started putting them together in collages. Focusing on the beauty that still exists in this world and what I was attracted to became a form of healing for me. It soon became apparent that the images of women and clothing that I found appealing did not look at all like me. I had none of the clothes in my closet, had not worn make-up in years, and hardly ever styled my hair. I realized that I had no clue about how to transform myself on the outside into what I felt I had become on the inside. So, I decided to look for an image consultant in Nashville, and found Joyce on the internet. Joyce helped me bring what I saw in the collages into my reality.

I brought her all my clothes and she sorted them very quickly into 3 categories, clothes to toss out, clothes that were salvageable with some minor redesign work, and a very small pile of clothes to keep the way they were. Then we went shopping. In a very small amount of time. Joyce could help me choose contemporary clothes for my new life, suits for presentations and conferences and somewhat toned down “sex and the city” type clothes for dates on the town with my boyfriend as well as jewelry and accessories. We chose several basic colors for my wardrobe, hot pink, black and white, and several outfits that could be mixed and matched with these colors. Now I no longer have a whole closet full of clothes with nothing to wear for a date on the town or a presentation. She also helped me with make-up and hair styles that flatter my face and features. I am a bit of a pack-rat and it was great to have permission to toss out all my old make-up and more than half the clothes in my closet and to buy new stuff!

I believe that how people face the challenges that confront them in life will help them know who they really are. I knew that I had grown and changed because of my experiences, and Joyce helped me reflect those changes in how I present myself to the world. I would highly recommend Joyce to anyone who seriously wants to make themselves over from the inside out.

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** This course is accredited by AICI. However, the certification earned upon completion of this course is entirely independent from AICI’s certification programs. If you wish to pursue AICI certification, please refer to their website.

Earnings Disclaimer: The ImageMaker, Inc. ® does not guarantee earnings or other success to those who take its programs. Many people enjoy the benefits of earnings, independence and security that being a Personal Shopper can make possible. Others do not. The success you achieve depends on how well you apply what you have learned, and how hard you work at it.

COST? Dr. Joyce makes it easy for you. You will pay $400 per credit hour. Thus a 3 credit hour course would cost you $1200, with the option to split this into payments. Each course purchased will give you two months of access to Dr. Joyce for phone calls, emails and Skype sessions. If you have not completed the course after 2 months and you wish to schedule time with Dr. Knudsen, there will be a $500 per month charge to continue the sessions that you received during the initial two months.

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