Stylists: New Fashion Visionaries

By Katie Baron

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  • Hardback
  • 186 Colour illustrations
  • 208 pages
  • 292 x 220 mm
  • ISBN 9781856698290
  • Published February 2012

Stylists are some of the most influential people working within the fashion industry. Until now they were largely unsung heroes, but they are becoming increasingly well known in their own right, alongside the photographers, art directors and magazine editors of the industry.

This book covers styling for commercial ad campaigns, catwalk shows and fashion editorial, as well as looking inside the business of retail itself, featuring the hugely successful brands and designers for whom the ‘super stylists’ consult. The book showcases 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, including Lady Gaga's stylist Nicola Formichetti, Marc Jacob's collaborator Katie Grand and Melanie Ward of Harper's Bazaar, this is an essential book for any aspiring stylist or fashion student.

About the Author

Katie Baron is a London-based writer, editor, creative consultant and global Head of Retail (insights and innovations) for trend-forecasting, research and advisory agency Stylus. She has contributed to The Times, Volt, Hole & Corner, 125, Dazed & Confused, Vogue, Luxure, experimental fashion broadcaster SHOWstudio, and regularly speaks at fashion-tech forum, Decoded Fashion. She is also a founder member of the London College of Fashion's future-scoping think-tank, Digital Anthroplogy Laboratory.

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'Finally a book that fully recognises the significant talent of those working within the styling industry...We've been pouring through our office copy for hours now, delving into the wholly absorbing and diverse worlds of each Industry figure, in the way you might while away a Sunday watching your favourite movies.'
10 Magazine

'...a celebration of contemporary styling, telling the story of the development of the craft through stunning imagery and exclusive interviews with the pioneers themselves'
Another Magazine

'Your fashion library needs this book'

'A visually sumptuous guide to style makers'

'A visual shout-out to fashion's behind-the-scenes tastemakers'

'Over 200 pages, this tome...takes us on an odyssey through many such impossibly imagined worlds, looking at the work of 25 top stylists.'
Harper's Bazaar

'Penned by interior designer Miles Reed, this vidual tome gives you a glimpse into a dazzling array of rooms.'
The Zoe Report