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Committed to delivering high quality executive image consulting and personal stylist services to men and women that produce immediate impact and sustainable results

Our services will boost your level of confidence and present valuable skills to pivot your personal brand image when you schedule an appointment in New York, DC, or Dubai. We're also available to work with you globally virtually.

Your success is our success.

No matter who you are or what you do, the way you dress and present yourself has a major impact on your success. Despite platitudes to the contrary, you are evaluated by your appearance, behavior, and communication – the image you project. Competition is fierce and your image can be an asset or a hindrance. To be truly in control of your life and career, you need to take your image seriously and do what you can to make it work for you. Global Image Group's services -- one-on-one or online image consultations, corporate seminars, executive education programs, and leadership development programs -- are designed to ensure that men and women perfect an authentic total image. We help you develop a strong personal brand identity and executive presence through working with an executive image coach, confidence coach, communication coach, and leadership trainer. Take control of your life by developing a personal brand image that represents who you are and who you want to be. You are your brand and your look is your logo. Empower your life by empowering your style. Be on the forefront of diversity and inclusion by developing an intentional personal brand image on your path of growth, self-discovery, and success.

Our Story

Meet Our Founder

Michelle T. Sterling

Hi, I’m Michelle Sterling. I founded Global Image Group in 2002 after starting my professional career as an M&A investment banker out of college. Always struggling to fit in and be recognized in my youth, it wasn’t until I turned 16 that I realized the real power of clothing. It wasn’t until I went to Wellesley College and socialized with the international scene that I develop my own authentic style. And it wasn’t until I became an investment banker that I developed confidence, competence, and credibility by learning how to manage perception, dress, and communicate to project professional presence. Today I’m a multiple award-winning, internationally recognized train-the-trainer, executive image consultant, personal stylist, and personal shopper. Certified in appearance, behavior, and communication as an image coach and leadership trainer, I can help you develop your personal brand identity through image, etiquette, communication, and professional presence to level up your authority and credibility, self-confidence, and self-competence, to be recognized as a leader -- strategically transforming your self-image and life from the inside out. As Chief Executive Image Consultant and Virtual Stylist of Global Image Group, executive men and women from tech to finance, as well as ambitious entrepreneurs and work-from-home professionals engage my personal stylist services due to my client-focused, results-driven, systematic approach to consulting and wardrobing. Recently mentioned in the Huffington Post for my next-level wardrobe capsule approach to styling professionals, you can shop the looks when you press READ MORE. I serve clients on-location in New York, DC, San Francisco, Fort Lauderdale, London, Paris, and Dubai, as well as worldwide virtually styling and leadership coaching online.

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Soft Skill Coaching

Leadership Training

In a technologically sophisticated, performance driven and bottom line oriented society, success in business today also depends on the mastery of "soft skills." How you present yourself and the substance of your communication speaks volumes about your credibility. In response to this need Global Image Group helps business professionals develop the true meaning of executive presence through our Executive Impact™ program.

Business and Social Etiquette

Protocol skills are paramount to your success and professional presence

In today's fast-paced global society, etiquette and protocol skills are necessary to ensure success and gain respect and recognition. Regardless of age, sex, or profession, you need to practice politeness and decorum to understand what it means to be socially acceptable. Etiquette and protocol are the outer expressions of your character and play a vital role in projecting the right image.

My Style Class On-Demand

Develop your own personal style in just 5 sessions with Image Consultant Michelle T. Sterling for US$287

Do you wake up in the morning and you just don’t know what to wear? You have a closet full of clothes that no longer excites you. Getting dressed is a chore. You’ve gained weight or you feel old. Or you simply just want to enhance your style, learn how to look put together, and mix and match your wardrobe. If that’s you, let’s take a journey towards defining your own authentic style.

What They’re Saying

…I reached out to Michelle again 8 years later in 2019. It was definitely worth my time and money to spend 1.5 days with her in New York to refresh and replenish my wardrobe. Since our last session 2 years ago, I have worked with her using the SHOP + SHIP + STYLE virtual styling service to add new items to my wardrobe as well as beach vacation clothes.  As always, I love what she picks for me… Read more “Brent’s Testimonial”

Brent, Entrepreneur
Grand Rapids, MI

…Since then, we moved to the L.A. area. And she’s done the same process for me in L.A. and Orange County, maneuvering through my weight changes from size 12 to 2 and stabilizing at size 8/10…difficult for us to sync up our schedules, so she started working with me virtually. I’ve been using her SHOP+SHIP+STYLE virtual styling service for the last 5 years to fill in the gaps in my wardrobe and for vacations.  I did try Nordstrom’s Trunk Club for a bit, but I canceled it… Read more “Katie’s Testimonial”

Katie, Corporate VP
Irvine, CA

Working with Michelle is definitely an investment, but a good one…the reason why I continue to work with her is because I only get compliments when I’m wearing the outfits that SHE picks. It’s been 3 years since my first consultation with her and I scheduled a follow-up half-day personal shopping session with her because who doesn’t like compliments? I think I’ll schedule a virtual closet edit with her next. Read more “Karen’s Testimonial”

Karen, Fintech Product Manager
New York, NY

Michelle is really great with colors. I definitely recommend getting a personal style analysis with her to review your colors. In fact she’s so good with color she help me defined the color scheme of my home, the color scheme of my business brand identity, as well as my best colors for my own personal brand. She put colors together in my wardrobe that I would’ve never put together, but it looks great! Read more “David’s Testimonial”

David, Founder and CEO
San Francisco, CA

Going through an online closet edit and virtual wardrobe styling session with Michelle was cathartic. She helped decide which items I should release to simplify my wardrobe and my life…I had a $2000 budget for clothes shopping, however we only spent $1350. Michelle was amazing about selecting stylish clothes that made me look current and put together within my budget. Read more “Michelle’s Testimonial”

Michelle, South African Housewife
Abu Dhabi, UAE

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