Stylists are some of the most influential people working within the fashion industry, responsible for the final shape of many exciting works in popular culture. Still unsung heroes, they are now becoming increasingly well known in their own right, alongside the photographers, art directors and magazine editors of the industry. The book will cover styling for commercial ad campaigns, for fashion editorial as well as inside the business of retail itself, looking at the hugely successful brands and designers for whom the super stylists consult. The book will showcase not only the work of the most talented stylists working globally but also the crucial partnerships and collaborations that have spawned much of the current creative landscape as we know it. Featuring stunning imagery and entertaining interviews with some of the biggest names in the field, "Stylists: New Creative Visionaries" is an essential book for any aspiring stylist or fashion student.
About the Author
Katie Baron is a writer with extensive experience within the retail, fashion, art and design industries, including creative roles at London department store Liberty, strategic branding agency Yellowdoor and Harper's Bazaar UK. Previously a contributor to both Dazed & Confused and Esquire magazines and the Space editor of Glass online, Katie is currently the fashion features editor of Volt Magazine and contributing features editor of 125 Magazine. She is also the global Retail and Spaces editor for creative intelligence resource Stylus.com.
"The great stylists now need to be viewed as a new level of designer: just as good and just as important within the context of shaping fashion as any designer, but with fewer commercial shackles - making them even more exciting, more audacious and, for me, more addictive to work with." —Nick Knight