Her books include: P.A.S.S. - ProportionAnalysis/Style Selection (1981); Universal
Style: Dress for Who You Are and What You Want (1990); Universal Style for Men
(1993); What’s My Style: Create a Look and Build a Wardrobe with the Universal
Style System (1995); Pyramid of Purpose Journal (1997); Essential Self, Essential
Style: Align Your Inner Essence and Outer Expression (2002); Getting to Y.E.S. (Your
Essential Style); Finding Your Hidden to Resource to Maximize Personal and
Professional Success (2004); StyleSource: The Power of the Seven Universal Styles
for Women and Men (2008).
Inspired by a vision of image consulting as a force for transformation that advances
the inherent potential of individuals, businesses and organizations, her original
systems in proportion, style and holistic image consulting have confirmed her status
as a trailblazer and visionary.
With a professional background in education both as a high school teacher and
lifetime-accredited community college instructor, she holds certifications as an
Enneagram teacher and Intuitive Healer and Mentor. Among her many industry
accomplishments and accolades, she is a founding member and co-director of the
Association of Image Consultants International (AICI). She served two terms as
president of the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of AICI, and is the recipient of the
prestigious Award of Excellence for Innovation, the Image Industry Pioneer Award
and the IMMIE Award for excellence in Education.
She has trained image consultants in the U.S., Canada and Australia, offering
Continuing Education Units through training programs and AICI related events.
She has consulted with organizations as diverse as Nordstrom, Canyon Ranch
Health Resorts, the American Heart Association and Junior League. This style
leader is frequently in the media and has been featured on a national videos,
numerous TV and radio programs as well as in countless print articles.
Mimi Dorsey MBA AICI CIP
Mimi Dorsey is an Image Consultant based in Southern
California. Her company Unique Image Design Consulting
provides complete appearance, style, and wardrobe
services to individuals and business seminars on a range
of image related topics for companies and organizations.
She is an associate trainer in the Universal Style System,
and collaborated on the StyleSource text.
Alyce Parsons AICI CIP CET CIHM
Alyce Parsons is an international leader in the image
consulting profession for 25 years. As the foremost creator
of image consulting systems, Alyce is a highly sought-after
international speaker, trainer and author.
Mimi has been awarded the Certified Image Professional (CIP) designation by
the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI). She is currently the Vice
President, Marketing for the Southern California Chapter, and served a prior term
as Vice-President, Member Communications. In 2007, she received the So Cal
Chapter Member of the Year award for service to the organization.
She holds a Masters of Business Administration Degree, as well as an
undergraduate degree in English Literature and Theater Performance from Cal
State University Bakersfield. Prior to her image consulting career, Mimi worked
for twelve years in marketing at an import/export firm, working with a number of
Universal Style Associates