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What is Image Consulting

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While most people want to project the right image, they are unable to do so effectively. It takes in-depth knowledge of the art and science of Image Management and applying it to the different roles people perform at different stages of their career, times of the day and different occasions to project the right image that influences others.

An Image Consultant helps them find answers to key image management questions, some of which are below:

  • What perception do I want to leave people with?
  • Am I dressed to project an image of confidence and capability?
  • Does my image influence my seniors, peers and team positively?
  • Do people perceive me as a capable manager in my new role?
  • Do I project an attractive image that enhances my personal and social life?

What is Image Consulting?

Image consulting is the process of empowering clients to reflect or project the confidence and competence that comes from an authentic, appropriate and attractive appearance for any personal, social or professional situation — to dress with substance and style.

It deals with educating, coaching, guiding and mentoring people by applying the art and science of image management and helping them lead a happier, more meaningful and successful life.

The profession of image consulting is similar to that of interior design. Just as an interior designer brings multiple elements like carpentry, electrical, plumbing, masonry, painting, furniture, fittings and furnishings together in harmony to result in an authentic, appropriate, attractive and unique look that meets the client’s personal style and budget, an image consultant too brings together the multiple facets of fashion design, styling, beauty, grooming, weight management, etiquette and body language, soft skills, and more to project an authentic and appealing image while incorporating the client’s personal style, goals and budget.

Image consulting involves active learning about the client and a detailed inventory of the client’s image. The consultant identifies the strengths to be accentuated and weaknesses to be minimized. It then involves working through the Image Management framework with the important elements – clothing, grooming practices, body language and etiquette and vocal communication to create the right image unique to the client.

Aspects of Image Consulting

Image Consulting takes a comprehensive approach, involving all the aspects of image that result in people’s projection of themselves, beginning with the inner image to the outward appearance.

It uses the Psychological, Social, Physical and Artistic aspects that emerge from the person’s characteristics while incorporating their Personal Style and managing the entire process through optimal Wardrobe Management, coaching in Grooming, Body Language & Etiquette and effective Vocal Communication.


In doing so, Image Consultants who learn at ICBI are educated and trained to transform the outside to reflect the inside, creating an “image from the inside out”. Hence, the advice they offer and the transformation they create differs for each client, meeting the unique needs of each.

We take care of you and you, in turn, will be empowered to take care of this industry and its future.

– Suman Agarwal

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