Posted on August 15 2017
We all know when we see our favorite celeb strut down the red carpet, there is a team of people behind them. There are so many great masterminds behind your favorite icon, but most go unnoticed, as their creations speak for themselves. A stylist is one of the most important members of the glam squad. A good stylist can completely re-brand a celebrity’s image overnight. Fashion is an art form and being able to capture feelings through clothing is a true talent. They are the face behind the face, creating iconic moments and taking risks to help deliver the trends we all love. Here are the top five stylists that are currently killing the game!
Source: J Bolin
J Bolin has been slaying celebs from head to toe for years! He is taking black hollywood by storm creating looks for just about everyone! Bolin is based out of Dallas, and noted for working with Vivica A. Fox, Emmitt Smith, Boris Kodjoe, Morris Chestnut, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Nene Leakes, Yolanda Adams, Donnie McClurkin, Christina Milian, Mary Mary, Sarah Jakes, Niecy Nash, Michelle Williams and Keisha Knight Pulliam. Bolin is able to create a unique and signature clean look while staying staying fun using bright colors, patterns and great detail.
Michelle Williams. Source: Pulse.ng
Mikel Benyamin or “Maikee B” is the fashion face of millennials. Maikee is a NYC based stylist responsible for the looks of young, fun and edgy celebs like Keke Palmer, Cardi B, Sza, India Gants and Chantel Jeffries. He has been successful in mastering the high fashion streetwear aesthetic. He is a professional at at taking style risks! Working with labels like Vetements and Namilla by taking their wild runway looks and turning them into wearable pieces. Maikee B creates look that make you look twice and although some may have to grow on you, his risks in this industry are definitely noteworthy!
Actress Keke Palmer. Source: Instagram
Rob Zangardi & Mariel Hanna
Rob Zangardi & Mariel Haenn are an iconic duo in the industry! They are responsible for many red carpet looks. They style icons like Rihanna, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Pharrell, Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, Rachel McAdams and many more! These two love a good train on the red carpet and never fail to please with their glamorous looks.
Actress/Singer Jennifer Lopez.Source: Daily Front Row
Law Roach is a stylist to watch. He is not only a judge on the new America's Next Top Model, but he is serving style transformations left and right. Law turns celebs into style icons with no effort! Based out of New York and a former vintage broker, he is behind the transformations of Zendaya and Celine Dion. His classic styles stem from his vintage roots mixed with modern trends to create memorable looks.
Celine Dion. Source: InStyle
Source: Maeve Reilly
Maeve Reilly is a stylist based in New York currently working her way to the top! Her clients include Janelle Monae, Halsey, Demi Lovato, Monica and Hailey Baldwin and a slew of male celebrities. All which allow her to show off edginess in different ways while keeping one signature look.
Janelle Monae. Source: Xpose
I’m sure we all wished we could have these celebrity stylist on speed dial. However, in the meantime you can draw inspiration from them and put your own signature on it just like they do!