Los Angeles celebrity stylist | How to become a successful stylist?

Los Angeles celebrity stylist | How to become a successful stylist?

As a Los Angeles celebrity stylist, your job can be very exciting and you can jump from one project to the next. In this blog article, I will give a couple of tips on how to become a successful Los Angeles celebrity stylist.

First of all, you will need to build your network and nurture relationships. As you start working, you’ll meet so many people that can help you along the way including brands, individuals, production companies or agencies.

As a Los Angeles celebrity stylist, you need to create your portfolio and figure out your style and what you are good at. For example, I started my career as fashion designer but then quickly realized I’m better at styling so I pursued this career. There are many different categories of fashion styling as well, like celebrity styling, wardrobe styling, editorial styling etc. Find out what kind of work really speaks to you, and pursue that.

Do your research. For every project or event, you will need to spend hours working on your laptop and develop your lookbook which you going to showcase to your clients. Always bring a lot of backup options for dresses, shoes and accessories. On the day of the shoot or event everything can change.

As a Los Angeles celebrity stylist you will need to compete with other stylists for the most wanted dresses. In Hollywood the level for a stylist is very high, all of the celebrities want to be the best dressed for their events so you will need to make sure you are the one who styled them. For red carpet events, like the Oscars you have to be really well-planned and organized.

I constantly post about fashion styling trends, please visit my Los Angeles celebrity stylist page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

To see more of my work please visit my portfolio page here: https://lucabuzas.com/porfolio-2/

 


Print Advertising Wardrobe Stylist | CONVERSE China

Print Advertising Wardrobe Stylist | CONVERSE China

I worked with Converse China as a print advertising wardrobe stylist on their campaign. I worked closely with the creative director of the company to come up with the wardrobe styling ideas for this particular advertising.

David Jumpa fashion/editorial/commercial photographer shot this campaign. David was going for lifestyle looks and kept the models in action during the whole shoot. He directed them to play with their clothing. I had 4 models to style from ESEE Model Management.  Converse has a sporty, comfy style which I mix-matched with trendy pieces from their collection. I used skirts, graphic tees and hats to make their collection stand out. We played with the female model’s makeup as well and added strong lips.

My Responsibilities as a print advertising wardrobe stylist were on this Converse shoot:

  • Direct and coordinate all styling and outfitting as needed for editorial and e-commerce
  • Work with and coordinate all aspects of this advertising campaign, to include outfitting, hair and make-up and accessorizing.
  • Support and communicate with the Creative Director on all shoot and style requests.
  • Recommend styling ideas and work with creative team to implement.
  • Manage the organization of accessories and clothing in shooting area.
  • Ensure accurate efficiency with on set shot lists.

Converse is an American shoe company that primarily produces skating shoes and lifestyle brand footwear and apparel. Founded in 1908, it has been a subsidiary of Nike, Inc. since 2003. During World War II, the company shifted its manufacturing from the public, and instead made footwear for the military.

To see more of my work please visit my portfolio page here: https://lucabuzas.com/porfolio-2/

I frequently post about fashion trends on my Instagram, please visit my print advertising wardrobe stylist page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

To learn more about David Jumpa’s work please visit his website page here: https://www.instagram.com/davidjumpa/


Runway Fashion Stylist | Montblanc Boheme Collection Fashion Show

Runway Fashion Stylist | Montblanc Boheme Collection Fashion Show

Montblanc Boheme collection launch is one of my projects I really enjoyed as a runway fashion stylist. It was a great project as I had to work with nine models of which falls into three different categories of the collection launch. These models were divided into three major themes which include business, creative and elegant.

I really enjoy working on fashion shows due to the fact that I cherish the speed of the show and I will be exposed to the latest designs. In addition to the direct contact and exposure to the latest designs, another personal benefit I enjoy as a runway fashion stylist in events like the Montblanc Boheme Collection Fashion Show is the access to top brands in such events.

At this event, we showcased the Montblanc Boheme watch collection in Shanghai. This was achieved through the big event which was organized by Activation group. Activation group has been a superior companion agency for luxury and top brands like Louis Vuitton, Dior and many more. The group gave a great opportunity for me to display my runway fashion stylist skills and they also provided a platform for Montblanc to showcase its great collection in Shanghai.

A celebrity contingent gathered in Shanghai to celebrate the worldwide launch of the women’s Montblanc Boheme collection in Shangai was supported by a notable group of celebrities from different industries present in the show to celebrate the achievement of Montblanc. During the show, different collections of jewel-encrusted watches and writing tools were displayed including the artists that designed the collections.

I was privileged to display my runway fashion stylist skills to Chinese clients. Artists were the introductory act of the occasion which was educative and entertaining. Distinguished celebrities such as Chris Hemsworth and wife Elsa Pataky, Kim Hee-ae who is a famous actress from South Korea and Taiwanese personality, Gwei Lun-Mei was present at the event.

I frequently post about fashion trends on my Instagram, please visit my runway fashion stylist page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

To learn more about Montblanc please visit their website page here: https://www.montblanc.com/en-us/home.html