FBI Alumni

Charlotte Stokes

Freelance Stylist, Creative Director & Fashion Director at Grazia Magazine

Studied Fashion Business

Starting out as a Retail Assistant, Charlotte commenced her studies at FBI Fashion College in 2001, studying the Fashion Business course. Charlotte first worked for Cosmopolitan Magazine, working her way up to Acting Fashion Director and gaining industry experience as a Freelance Stylist. Charlotte is now Fashion Director for Grazia Magazine and has an outstanding styling and creative direction portfolio.

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Talisa Sutton

Fashion Influencer & Blogger, Badlands Blog

Talisa Sutton is the founder of fashion & lifestyle blog, Badlands. Started in 2010, Badlands is a platform where Talisa shares her love of design, interiors, fashion and travel including personal style and collaborations. With a background in Editorial Design and Fine Arts, Talisa offers a unique perspective through styled flatlays, editorial posts, illustrations and collages.

After working as a designer at ELLE Australia for two years, Talisa is now a freelance Art Director & Consultant.

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Mitch Steed

Stylist and Creative Producer
Editor-in-Chief at Alchemy Magazine

Mitchell Steed is a freelance stylist and creative producer based in Sydney. With a strong eye for detail and a hard working attitude, Mitchell has worked across the board on some of the largest runway productions in Australia and for prestigious international magazines. Mitch is also the Editor and Creative Director for Alchemy Mag and teaches at FBI Fashion College.

Sally Brown & Chrissy Biasotto

Co-Director, Tailormaid Communications

Sally and Chrissy, are known as leaders in their field and are recognised for their media contacts, reputation, authenticity, commitment and passion. The pair founded Tailor Maid Communications in 2006. Tailor Maid Communications is a fashion and beauty Public Relations agency with over nine years experience delivering results-driven and best in industry services to each of their clients.

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Jacki Bresic

Director at The Agncy

Jacki Bresic is founding director of The Agncy, a leading agency within the domestic and global fashion industry. The Agncy works as a full service agency for local and international brands. The Agncy has been a growing force behind many global fashion brands in the Australian and New Zealand markets for over 10 years.

Olivia Zarantanello

Director at Designer Forum

Starting out as a student at Sydney’s FBI Fashion College and working casually at one of Designer Forum’s first boutiques, Olivia Zarantonello transformed her career and re-sparked the Designer Forum brand to which she is now running the show from their beautifully designed head office located in Sydney’s Lane Cove. Olivia has been directing the business for just over a year. In that short period of time, she has been able to increase overall revenue by 40% and introduce 26 brands, including Alice McCall, Ellery Land, Annie Bing, Dylan Kain and Sir, to their already all-star cast.

Julia Softly

Founder at MLM Label

Julia Softly is the founder and owner of fashion label MLM. MLM is a contemporary women’s wear label that has become well recognised for its authentic take on modern and feministic dressing. MLM clothing is designed for sartorially intuitive women, drawing inspiration from style icons both past and present to create collections that are modern, edgy and forever wearable. MLM is constantly expanding and is now stocked in over 100 boutiques across Australia and the world.

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Ashleigh Leech

Founding partner Luxe Duo

Ashleigh Leech co-founded Luxe Duo, an online fashion platform sourcing the latest collections and trends from an array of Australian designers.

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Chloe Hill

Stylist & Fashion Market Editor, Oyster Magazine

Chloé Hill is a Sydney based Stylist and Fashion Market Editor at Oyster Magazine, with past experience working for titles such as InStyle Australia and Cleo Magazine.

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Ilona Hamer

Fashion Director, Unconditional Magazine
Contributing Fashion Editor at RUSSH
Contributor to Space-Matters.com
Co-Founder of Matteau Swim

Ilona Hamer is a freelance stylist and consultant living in New York. She began her career at Vogue Australia in 2007, before moving to New York in 2012. She has since contributed to Vogue Australia, Harpers Bazaar Australia, Russh, Oyster, Wonderland and Styleby and collaborated on exclusive editorial for luxury houses Chanel and Hermes.
Celebrity clients have included Miranda Kerr, Phoebe Tonkin and Isabella Manfredi of The Preatures.

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Daniel Oliver

Owner, Assembly Label

Heather Cairns

Head Stylist, X-Factor

Gary Bigeni


Jessica Faddoul

Designer, Faddoul

Dan Jones


Emma Nott

Owner, Ametrine the Label

Danica Osland

Bookings Editor, Vogue

Kristy Koutsogiannis

Fashion Editor at Girlfriend Magazine & Total Girl Magazine

Lorelee Prentice

E-Commerce Consultant at Bendon

Stephanie McFarlane

Personal Stylist at MYER