The Sims 4 Style Influencer Career

Rewards for Stylists and Trend Setters

The Sims 4's Style Influencer Tend Setter and Stylist Career Branches
Want to be a Stylist or Trendsetter? The Sims 4's Style Influencer Career is free for all players.

Included in the November 2018 Patch along with Terrain Tools and First Person, The Style Influencer Career is free for all Sims 4 players. The Stylist Career is a nice addition that is challenging while being very rewarding financially. Some players will enjoy making over poorly dressed and ugly Sims to give them a new look. You'll also unlock a few neat abilities that let you make trends or publish fashion articles for money (and fame if you have Get Famous).

How to: Style Influencer Career Cheats
Press Control + Shift + C then type testingcheats on and press enter. You can now get promotions with careers.promote styleinfluencer - you can also see all Career Cheats or visit a full list of Cheats in The Sims 4.

Getting Started

The Sims 4's Style Influencer Tend Setter and Stylist Career Branches
Want to be a Stylist or Trendsetter? The Sims 4's Style Influencer Career is free for all players.

Join the Career like any other - using the phone or press 'J' and Join a Career. This is a Work from Home career, and will give you tasks when you choose to stay home. Completing the tasks will reward your Sim at the next shift. Despite its steep skill requirements for upper levels, being able to do the work from home tasks then work on skilling will allow you to rank up at a respectable pace.

Fashion Trends: The Sims 4 Style Influencer Video

Learn to play a Stylist in The Sims 4. Includes information on completing daily tasks, skills involved in the career, and how to start fashion trends.

Career Objects

The Sims 4's Styist can start trends and gets this fashion board
The Style Board is used in daily tasks. You can also build it up then use find muse to get a positive moodlet of several types. Both branches get the mirror pictured here.

Style Influencers get a digital sketch pad early on, which can be used to satisfy painting skill requirements, as well as a camera for photography. This skill made me realize that early in 2018 the developers had changed Photography from a Get to Work skill to one available in the Base Game. When you join the career, you also get a style board which is involved in daily tasks.

The Sims 4's Style Influencer Tend Setter and Stylist Career Branches
Want to be a Stylist or Trendsetter? The Sims 4's Style Influencer Career is free for all players.

The sketch pad is portable and can be used to create paintings much like an easel. It simply has some new interactions for the career, and a new illustrative painting category. Prints of completed paintings will appear in your Sim's inventory, where they can be dragged to a wall to be displayed or sold directly.

Style Influencers get a computer at rank 4 that is very nice (one of the higher end base game models) and can use computers to blog about fashion (writing articles, recording style guides). Blogging may be a work from home task, while the style guides are available for Get Famous players to gain fame at any time.

Publishing Fashion Articles for Career Performance
At around level 4 in this career, you can use the 'Careers' menu on a computer to write fashion articles, then publish them. These actually give career performance even when off the clock. If it's a failure you will lose some, but it is very much in your favor as a good piece gives you 50 while a bad one is -30, with it being more likely the article is accepted if your Sim is good at writing and in a good mood.

About Gather Impressions
Players may struggle with the 'Gather Impressions' Daily Task. In order to do this, you use the phone to Photograph Impression. You'll get a moodlet for this and the task will be at 50%. From there you use the white style board that you get early in the career (found in the family inventory) to place the impression on it. This will remove the moodlet, allowing you to photograph impressions a second time. Until you've placed the first impression, you cannot get progress toward this task a second time which is the cause for confusion.

About the Take Photos Daily Task
Sigh. In this case, you may attempt to take a photo with the camera you're given via the career. However, this doesn't count. You need to use the phone, which is... not intuitive at all.

Early Levels

The Sims 4's Style Influencer Tend Setter and Stylist Career Branches

Nearly all the rewards for Style Influencer come in the first five levels. It would seem there's nothing unique here, though the rewards (both financial and tangible) are great for an early Sim. A $4,000 PC and sketch pad both providing means of making money while bonuses can help you fill out the office with decor. Fantastic.

Style Influencer Career Levels 1-5

RankJobWagesSchedule$/DayDaily Task & Promotion RequirementsReward for Promotion
1Rag Reviewer$19/hourMon-Fri 9AM-5PM$152Discuss Outfits or FashionN/A
2Consignment Commentator$30/hourMon-Fri 9AM-5PM$240Discuss Outfits or Fashion. Reach Level 2 Writing Skill$370, Barely Better Digital Camera
3Wearable Wordsmith$38/hourMon-Fri 10AM-6PM$304Discuss Outfits or Fashion, Reach Level 3 Writing, Level 2 Charisma$465, Digalistic Sketchpad
4Ensemble Author$48/hourMon-Fri 10AM-6PM$384Discuss Outfits or Fashion, Reach Level 4 Writing, Level 2 Photography$582, All-in-One Powerful PC
5Culture Columnist$77/hourMon-Fri 10AM-6PM$616Discuss Outfits or Fashion, Reach Level 5 Writing, Level 3 Painting, Level 3 Charisma$676, Willowdale High Boy Dresser

Stylist Branch





There is not a lot of difference in the two branches of this career. Both lean heavily on Writing, Painting, and Charisma. Stylists unlock the ability to make over Sims (friendly interaction) sooner - immediately on taking the Stylist career branch.

Stylist Career

RankJobWagesSchedule$/DayDaily Task & Promotion RequirementsReward for Promotion
6Dedicated Dresser$110/hourTue-Sat 11AM-6PM$770Update Social Media Status (Phone), Reach Level 6 Writing, Charisma, Painting, Photography$921, OTP Split Mirror. Can Make Over Sims.
7Textile Tactician$242/hourTue-Sat 11AM-6PM$1,694Update Social Media Status, Reach Level 7 Writing, Level 6 Charisma, Level 5 Painting$1,521
8Wardrobe Wiz$341/hourTue-Sat 11AM-6PM$2,387Update Social Media Status, Reach Level 8 Writing, Level 7 Charisma, Level 6 Painting$1,999, Crystal Clear Digital Camera
9Make-Over Miracle Worker$418/hourTue-Sat 12PM-6PM$2,508Update Social Media Status, Reach Level 9 Writing, Level 8 Charisma, Level 7 Painting$2,845
10Personal Re-Imager$500/hourTue-Sat 12PM-6PM$3,000Update Social Media Status, Reach Level 9 Charisma, Level 8 Painting, Level 4 Photography$3,720 and Can now Make Trends (See Below)

Trend Setter Branch

Daily Task: Gather Impressions
There is a current bug with Gather Impressions where you cannot get it past 50% progress. This is due to the moodlet (4 hours, inspired) that appears when you do a sketch. Wait until this wears off then do another impression on the sketch pad.

Trend Setter Career

RankJobWagesSchedule$/DayDaily Task & Promotion RequirementsReward for Promotion
6Posh Profiler$93/hourTue-Sat 11AM-6PM$651Gather Impressions, Reach Level 6 Writing, Level 5 Charisma, Level 4 Painting, Level 3 Photography$901
7Fashion Figure$225/hourTue-Sat 11AM-6PM$1,575Gather Impressions, Reach Level 7 Writing, Level 6 Charisma, Level 5 Painting$1,210, OTP Split Mirror. Can now Make Trends (See Below)
8Best-Self-Helper$319/hourTue-Sat 11AM-6PM$2,233Gather Impressions, Reach Level 8 Writing, Level 7 Charisma, Level 6 Painting$1,788. Can Make Over Sims (friendly interaction).
9It Sim$401/hourTue-Sat 12PM-6PM$2,406Gather Impressions, Reach Level 9 Writing, Level 8 Charisma, Level 7 Painting$2,467
10Icon O'Class$451/hourTue-Sat 12PM-6PM$2,706Gather Impressions, Reach Level 9 Charisma, Level 8 Painting, Level 4 Photography$3,100

Making Trends

The Sims 4's Style Influencer can create fashion trends
High level Stylists and Trend Setters can create trends, making it more likely random Sims will wear those outfits. You can make up to five for both feminine and masculine.

At level 7 for Trend Setter and 10 for Stylist, you can click your Sim to create masculine or feminine trends. Click the little plus sign in the top right to add an additional trend. When you have an outfit trending other Sims may appear in public, wearing the outfit that you designed. This can help a lot to make ugly townies a little less ugly. You can make up to five each for male/female. When you initially click the plus sign, it adds another and you can also delete them. Click the numbers to switch between trends. This does not seem to interact with the Seasons expansion in any way as far as I can tell.



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laurasays...
How do I write a column? :)
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Playlotsays...
On your sims PC under Writing and then probably under 'Career'. All sims career writing tasks are completed on your sims computer.
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Runesays...
Hi, It's not there, or at least I can't find it...
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Playlotsays...
It could unlock at a later stage of the career then your sim is currently in. But look under the 'Career Tab' on your sims PC and the options 'Fashion Blog, Write Style Column, Find A Job and Quit Job' should be there.
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LizardKingsays...
Hi! I don't know if you figured out by now, but I was just struggling with the same thing and wanted to help. A column and an are the same thing. Just submit an article, and the task will be marked as done! :)
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hello.isitmeyou'relookingfor.says...
Hi, just wondering, what is an impression buff and how can I get it?
Admin: It is a moodlet your sim in the career gets by doing a Quick Sketch Impression on the Digitalistic Sketchpad
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Playlotsays...
As the guide says just below the heading: Trend Setter Branch...
"Daily Task: Gather Impressions
There is a current bug with Gather Impressions where you cannot get it past 50% progress. This is due to the moodlet (4 hours, inspired) that appears when you do a sketch. Wait until this wears off then do another impression on the sketch pad."
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Spoon banditsays...
Instead of waiting for hours you can add an impression to your impression board which gets rid of the noodles afterwards
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Julie Cohensays...
I have all Sims 4 .... and I really mean EVERYTHING also so much CC ! I would like to know how to become an actor or a singer ?
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Playlotsays...
Carl's Guide to the Acting Career has the information you need for this career.
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Chanel Wallacesays...
I read this, but it does not tell you how to do the work from home assignment of seek muse for style reimaginer.
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Playlotsays...
When the time for work arrives chose to stay home. Then just complete whatever the task is on your sims Work Information Panel.
To Seek Muse: This is an interaction on the Impression Board. If your sim needs the Style Impression buff then click on the Digitalistic Sketchpad and do the 'Quick Sketch Impression'. This will give your sim the Inspired Style Impression buff/moodlet. Now your sim will be able to seek muse on the board.
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fadhilah almasyhursays...
I still don't get it, how to finish the seek a muse assignment?
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catherine rosesays...
There are Clothes unlocked by this career that are not mentioned in the guide. The same items are unlocked by both branches of the career but at different levels. Trendsetters get a new Necklace and matching Bracelet at lvl6 but Stylist don't get them until lvl7. At lvl7 Trendsetters get new Gloves that Stylist wont until lvl8. Lvl8 has new Shoes, a Hat and another Necklace that Stylist get at lvl9. There are two new pairs of Pants one for men and one for women at lvl9 and there is a men's Jacket at lvl10 for Trendsetters. Stylist get the Jacket and both Pants at lvl10
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Linnsays...
I have a question.. how do I upload photos to the computer? It's a daily task when work at home.. I can't find that option...
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Playlotsays...
I just did this too...umm, from memory you have photos in your sims inventory which you take by using a camera. Then click on a PC and choose upload media.
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Linnsays...
Thank you ! Smile
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Gwen Jonessays...
It's when you share a picture to your simstagram. Actually uploading ones you've taken won't give you credit.
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Playlotsays...
Uploading a taken photo definitely gives credit, I just played tested this to be sure.
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Quichesays...
How do you Seek Muse ? It's part of the work from home assignment.
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Playlotsays...
This is an interaction on the Impression Board. If your sim needs the Style Impression buff then click on the Digitalistic Sketchpad and do the 'Quick Sketch Impression'. This will give your sim the Inspired Style Impression buff/moodlet. Now your sim will be able to seek muse on the board.
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Renisays...
Where do I find the impression board tho? Is it an item you can purchase?
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Playalotsays...
Yes, just search for "Impression Board" in the build/buy catalogue search bar.
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Katesays...
Hey! My sim is a dedicated dresser and shes working from home, her task is to 'check-in at a park or gym'. How do i do that?
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Playlotsays...
Travel to the lot and then use the sims phone to 'check in'.
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sylvie8701says...
I cant find the ''check in'' on my phone, for the assignment check in at... from the stylist job
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Playlotsays...
Make sure your sim traveled to a Base Game lot and try again.
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sylvie8701says...
I cant find the ''check in'' on my phone, for the assignment check in at... from the stylist job
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Playlotsays...
It should appear easily but many people are reporting this as bugged too. Apparently it is 'supposed' to work at the community lots that came with the Get Famous expansion pack despite it being a free addition to the Base Game. idk, this interaction only works for me in Base Game locations. Others have reported that 'interviewing' a sim fulfills the requirement, or asking to see an outfit. Link to the bug thread if you want to report this to EA: EA Bug Forum. This was all supposed to be fixed in Patch 1.48.90 so if you are still having issues in an unmodded and cc free new game then it needs to be reported.Smile
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Anniesays...
What is the cheat to promote this job?
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Playlotsays...
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Wiktoriasays...
How do I makeover a sim? I have to do it for my stay at home assignment but can’t find the option.
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Allysays...
I’m having the exact same problem! I’m best friends with someone and interacting with them like crazy and the option won’t come up! Even on ‘Friendly...’
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Allysays...
Omg! I just figured it out lol Laugh Go to ‘Friendly...’ and then click ‘More options...’ until you get to the “page” with the option to makeover.
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Playlotsays...
You need to chat to a sim using Friendly Socials until the option Offer To Makeover (sims name) appears. This should appear L6 Stylist Branch.
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Josays...
Just thought I'd let you guys know that the initial income for the first stage of the career (Rag Reviewer) is actually 18 simoleons per hour, rather than 19. I'm using this career for the 100 baby challenge since the rules say I can work from home, and the Stylist career earns me the most per week when working from home! Thank you so much for the guide!
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Gwen Jonessays...
Ok, how do I get the option to check in at a venue? I've traveled there, looked at he phone which just gives me the option to update my social media status or add to simstagram. What am I missing?
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Playlotsays...
Make sure it is a Base Game venue, travel to the lot and then use the sims phone to 'check in'.
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sylvie8701says...
didn't worked
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Playlotsays...
A lot of people are reporting this as bugged too. Apparently it is 'supposed' to work at the community lots that came with the Get Famous expansion pack despite it being a free addition to the Base Game. idk, this interaction only works for me in Base Game locations. Others have reported that 'interviewing' a sim fulfills the requirement, or asking to see an outfit.
Here's the link to the thread where you could add a formal bug report about it if you want to: EA Bug Forum
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Leisa Halesays...
I've found that if I take a selfie on the lot, even if I don't have the check in option, it recognizes me as having checked in.
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Leisa Halesays...
Because I don't know how to edit. I also had to do an interview with a random sim at the park, and talk about fashion.
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Playlotsays...
Thanks for the great tip! Smile
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Alexsamasays...
How do I create a trend?
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Playlotsays...
You should be able to click on your sim and see the option 'Create Trends". This will take you into CAS with a mannequin which you dress. Later you should see sims walking around wearing the outfit you designed.
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Ketysays...
Hey :) I want to cheat my sim to a higher level with the careers.promote cheat, but it doesn´t work. Does ist work with this carreer?
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Playlotsays...
Guides to cheats here.. The cheat is careers.promote styleinfluencer
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Marion Thielsays...
I was also having a problem with the "Seek Muse" task.
You need to have the "Trending Style-board", which becomes available when you start the stylist career - apparently Blush
After placing this board, "add impression" (from all those times you had to 'assess impression'), then you will be able to "seek muse".
This task does not require any buffs be active - just this board Wink
Hope this helps all of us Muse-challenged people! Grin
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Marion Thielsays...
Oop - my bad - you have to have the buff to "add impression" to the board, but not to "seek muse".
-Cheers!
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Mishasays...
How do I remove a trend? My trendsetter sim has already died of old age but I still see sims walking around wearing the outfits my sim picked.
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Playalotsays...
No idea sorry!
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catsays...
Along the Trendsetter career path, once you reach level 10, how many Icon O’Class +levels can you reach?
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Armando Burlettasays...
hi, need a little help to complete a daily task, if not bugged. my sims is style influencer and need to "go to gym or park to see clothing/dress", i have the sim at gym, but not understandig what social or action is to complete. tryed ask, interview, model clothes
but nothing. any can help?
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Playalotsays...
I haven't had this request so I'm just throwing out a guess. Have you tried asking another sim to change into athletic wear, formal wear etc? Or have you tried 'discuss outfit', or given another sim a make-over? All while being in a park or gym? I'd try a base game park and then the gym or park that came with Get Famous if you have that pack. I think the location isn't as important here as finding the correct interaction. We need mouse-over hints for this career, so much of it is guess work!
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Armando Burlettasays...
aye you right, the task is misleading for ask to "check in" but no option is on phone. And worse some task like this don't have clue when you point the mouse on it. Hope EA correct this for is a good career to play (i like to create outfit, so that show up randomly when travel). Some player on some forum site have finded is more simple if the sim go to the lot with a good friend, for more friendly they are and lesser social action you need to complete the task.
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Stacy Beesays...
I have a daily task that asks for my sim to update their social media status. I've searched for the option on the phone and computer and can't find it. Is this a glitch?
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Playalotsays...
It may be a glitch as this interaction should be available on your sims PC, phone or laptop.
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laurasays...
Hiii, i’m Kinda struggling with homeworking, I really don’t know how to create a trend, or something???
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Playalotsays...
Read the last paragraph on this guide under the heading "Making Trends" as Carl explains how to make a 'trend' there. Your sim needs to be at level 7 for Trend Setter and 10 for Stylist before the option appears. Best to make the 'trend' something that you would not normally see on a sim, like a silly costume etc, as that way when you do see NPCs sims around your world it will be easy to see if your 'trend' is actually working.
And you're not the only person to struggle with this career, it is not very intuitive and the lack off mouse-over tips just adds to the frustration of not knowing what you should be doing tbh.
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Dsays...

I made my sim start a trend and I created 5 outfits (for both feminine and masculine.) However, No one is wearing any of the outfits that were made. I don't know what to do...

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Playalotsays...

There's nothing much you can do as this part of the career is a little buggy. You could try making the outfits something ridiculous like a costume as that way it would be easy to spot and to see if it is actually working.



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