Welcome! Meet Michelle
entrepreneur, author, trainer, SPEAKER & stylisT
Michelle T. Sterling is an internationally recognized, multiple award-winning, multifaceted image consultant, personal stylist, personal shopper, and executive coach. She is the founder of Global Image Group and Sterling Luxury Group, which has revolutionized the image consulting industry – assisting clients in developing an authentic signature image from your home to your wardrobe. Having worked closely with several fashion houses and retailers, such as Giorgio Armani, Cartier, and Saks Fifth Avenue, gives her unique insight and advantage in the luxury fashion and image consulting profession.
Ms. Sterling has been a Certified Image Consultant through the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI). Due to the early success of her career, others began to approach her to become certified image consultants, personal stylists, and personal shoppers; and since 2005 she has produced many celebrity stylists worldwide through the Sterling Style Academy.
Ms. Sterling received her Bachelor of Arts in French and Spanish from the prestigious Wellesley College in the United States. She is also a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Performance Training program and the Protocol School of Washington. She also holds certificates in Interior Decor and Home Staging.
Ms. Sterling serves clients on-location in New York, DC, San Francisco, Miami/Fort Lauderdale, London, Paris, and Dubai, as well as worldwide virtually styling and soft skill coaching online.
As the former fashion and style expert on the Advisory Board of Men’s Fitness Magazine, Ms. Sterling is frequently quoted as an authority in the fashion and image industry. Newsweek, MSNBC, Fox News, Bravo TV, VH1, and several other TV production companies in the United States have called upon Ms. Sterling’s expertise as it relates to image, fashion, style, etiquette, dating, and communication.
Ms. Sterling has been featured in many media such as: the Huff Post, Associated Press, Men’s Health Magazine, Women’s Health Magazine, Details Magazine, The New York Post, Los Angeles Times, Friday Magazine – Gulf News Dubai, BBC London, Bloomberg, Business Week, Forbes, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal in the U.S. and Asia, CNN London, Real Simple Magazine, People Style Magazine, Marie Claire Magazine UK, InStyle Magazine UK, Vogue Magazine UK, and Bazaar Magazine UK.
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Get to know me
These are a few of my favorite things…
- My career! I have an innate and cultivated talent for image and style with an exceptional reputation for helping clients craft an intentional image and develop authentic style.
- Growing up all over the globe, I have always been intrigued by different cultures, meeting new people, and developing solid professional relationships.
- I currently reside in between New York and Dubai, and frequently travel to meet with clients worldwide. However these days, clients are meeting with me virtually.
- During my free time, I like exploring trendy new restaurants with friends and family, discovering exceptional shopping destinations around the world, and enjoying the finer things in life.