hair & make up artists and fashion stylists Oct 2010Featuring creative talent and services from the most interesting industry sectors
Angela Kaeser is a Zurich-based hair and make-up artist who works across fashion, beauty and advertising throughout Switzerland and Germany. With a great understanding of her clients' needs, Angela constantly pushes herself to keep her work modern and fashionable while continuing to grow as a successful international artist.
Her latest work includes:
- Burger King campaign with international photographer Manfred Baumann.
- European campaign for Value Retail with Oliver Pilcher, London.
- Titoni campaign with Alberto Venzago.
- Cocoon Magazine editorial.
- A-Magazine editorial.
- Hope Hope Magazine editorial.
More information can be found on her regularly updated website. Angela is represented by Louisa Make-up Studio.
Miami-based Artist Management (AM) represents highly experienced and creative local and international photographers, hair and make-up artists, stylists and costume designers.
The latest additions to the agency's roster include:
- Danny Santiago - fashion and wardrobe stylist and costume designer, known for his work on the Sex & the City movies and who recently completed a print and film campaign for Schwarzkopf Hair with TempoMedia in Hamburg.
- Andreas Schoenagel - hair and make-up artist.
- Edwin Kaufmann - hair and make-up artist.
- Paola Ferrari - make-up and hair artist.
Native German Tanja Stephan opened her agency on South Beach in 2002. AM offers all-round support for photo productions. Contact the Miami office on 1-305-672.3556 or email Tanja direct.
Make Up Artist [New York]: Deanna Melluso
A native of New York, Deanna Melluso's unique approach to make-up is highly influenced by the NY club scene of the early 90s. She attributes her understanding of street culture and fashion to the likes of Boy George and the cinematic influences of Victor Victoria and Singing in the Rain.
Deanna has worked with Lady Gaga, Cynthia Nixon and Hayden Panettiere, in addition to completing advertising campaigns for Philip Crangi, Tracy Reese and Prescriptives. For spring 2010 Deanna has been lead make-up artist for Alexander Beradi and Cassete Playa. She has assisted on fashion shows with Francois Nars, Diane Kendal and Tom Pecheux and her work can be seen in the pages of Dazed and Confused, Own, I.D. and 125 Magazine.
Dixi Romano was born near Detroit, Michigan, but has lived most of her life in Italy. She began her styling career at London-based magazine Dazed and Confused, moving to work in Italy with Valentina Ilardi at Drome and B> Magazine.
She has worked with photographers including Jose Aragon, Richard Jensen, Quentin De Briey, Ansgar, David Ruiz, Esperanza Moya, Edo Alto, Wai Lin Tse, Luciano Insua, Sara Coe, Fernanda Porto, Daniel Sevilla, Giorgia Valli and Sergi Fuster, among others.
Her work can be seen in Muse, Indie, Material Girl, Ozon, D Mag, Kinki, Inspire, H Mag, Pig, Lamilk, B> Magazine, Codigo, Dress Lab, Next, Inside, Mex and Still.
Dixi is currently based in Barcelona were she is represented by Motif Management. She frequently works in London and Milan.
Gillian Hyland is a London-based stylist whose work appears across Europe and the US.
Always vibrant, positive and energetic, Gillian has styled advertising campaigns and commercials for leading brands and clients such as Ford, British Airways, Dove, Thomas Cook, BBC, Nokia, Vodafone, John Lewis, Direct Holidays, The Times, Mini Cooper, Smirnoff Vodka, BT, Procter & Gamble, Filippa K, Unicef, Avon and Moet.
Her visual flare and zealous nature has lead to roles in TV documentaries, programmes and feature films where she undertook various positions ranging from styling and art direction to set design and costume.
Gillian’s expansive knowledge and versatility allows her to offer a range of services to her clients, including mood boards and visual concept development, budget advice and planning, fashion and interior styling, art direction, set design and prop buying.
Born in Germany, Gunnar Schendera is an international hair and make-up artist. After finishing business school he travelled to Italy to study his craft in preparation for what has become a very successful career.
Since 1994, Gunnar has been working as a hair and make-up artist for some of the best-known brands and celebrities in the world and has collaborated with countless photographers to create beautiful editorial images. Today he makes his home in both the United States and Europe, working between LA, New York, Miami and Berlin.
Gunnar's work also includes art direction for international fashion magazines. His campaigns include commercials for Anna Sui, Montblanc, and other well-known names.
Visit his website for more information.
Ivan Gomez is a young make-up artist and hairstylist with a flair for theatrics. From the very beginning he had a keen eye for finding art and beauty in the world, and it is this sense of self that made his choice of starting a career path at such an early age an easy one. At 16 he followed his instincts and began hairdresser, and after several years of training he moved to London where he majored in Fashion and Beauty Make-up.
In 2005, Ivan returned to Spain and settled in Barcelona to begin his career working as a stylist in some of the city’s most prestigious hair salons. His work has earned him a certain level of notoriety in creative circles and has helped him to secure an impressive list of clients, including Escada, Laurel, Louis Vuitton and Escada Sport.
In 2007, he began working with Chanel as part of their team of leading make-up artists in Spain. Ivan works with top photographers, designers and stylists from across the country yet continues his passion for collaborative side projects that feed and enrich his creative spirit.
Highly creative and a perfectionist in form and detail, Janine Bird prides herself on the flawless quality of the make-up she produces. Her passion is for strong, beautiful images, attention to detail and the collaborative process.
Based out of London, Janine also works extensively in Asia, the US and Australia.
This last month has been exceptionally varied, working on a Hip-Hop music video, the British Hairdressing Awards Final submissions, and Ad campaigns for classic menswear.
Also a session stylist, she “does” hair as well, although her first love and specialisation is artistry.
Loriane Leger is a passionate make-up artist who has specialised in fashion, catwalk and editorial since 2007.
Her work has already been published across magazines such as L'Officiel, The Amuser, Cosmopolitan, Sleek, Dirrty Glam and MUP. She has also worked on advertising campaings for a range of brands, including Les 3 Suisses, Castelbajac, D Style LAB and Zovirax.
For more information visit Loriane's website or contact her direct on +33 (0)6 86 58 06 56.
Melanie Perego, photo stylist and designer, is passionate about fashion. She studied visual arts and fashion design at SMGV in Switzerland before moving to Paris, where she began working freelance for a variety of magazines including Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, Palace Costes, Madame Figaro Russia, Una Magazine China and Yen Magazine Australia.
Melanie's style is to emphasise her models or objects in a way that focuses on their inherent beauty so that there is complete harmony with the surroundings. Her open mindedness is a source of constant questioning and self-criticism that allows her to evolve in her work.
Splitting her time between France, Switzerland and London, Melanie loves travelling to work on campaigns, catalogues and advertising shoots. Notable celebrities seek her design talents, particularly for tour outfits, gala events, festivals and TV promotions.
Visit her website for more information.
Meryem Yilmaz studied tourism and hotel management before going on to complete a styling course at the same time as working as a tattoo artist. Through her natural creativity and love of fashion, she eventually found herself in the make-up world.
Meryem won second prize at the 2009 Turkish Beauty Form Make-up Championships, and in the same year also gained national training certificates for professional make-up. She currently works as a freelance make-up artist for photography, TV and special events clients with a varied portfolio including classical, creative, special effects make-up and body painting. Her work has appeared in magazines, album covers, fashion shoots and celebrity portraiture.
Visit her website for more information.
Newheart Ohanian is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology and began her fashion career as a designer. Having also studied apparel design and textiles in Florence and Milan, and after several years working in the industry, she embarked on a career as a freelance fashion stylist.
There are stylists who excel at their work, but there are very few like Newheart whose talent breathes innovation, and this only comes from a deep passion for fashion. As a brilliant stylist, she has proven to be versatile through editorials like 'Black Magic' and sleek professional styling for commercial advertising clients. Her work has the freshness of contemporary fashion, without limits or boundaries. As an influential stylist, she has worked on fashion editorial spreads, catalogues, advertising campaigns and music videos.
She is a native of New York and is currently based in New York City.
Newheart is represented by Kess Agency.