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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Jules Sebastian

Fashion Stylist

Jules Sebastian is an in demand Sydney-based TV presenter, stylist, public speaker, author and philanthropist. Her ability to mix fashion trends for a diverse range of celebrity clients lead to styling roles for Mel B, Jessica Mauboy, The Veronicas, Samantha Jade and many more.

In the social media space, Jules leads the lifestyle pack with an impressive & highly engaged following on social media, including her popular weekly cocktail series and down to earth recipes. Her regular Tea with Jules interview series on YouTube has over 3 million views and in 2021 Jules is looking forward to the publication of her first book, incorporating many of the lessons she has learned from these inspirational guests, Tea & Honesty.

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Sally Brown & Chrissy Biasotto

Co-Directors, TMC PR

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 – now known as TMC PR.

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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.

Caitlin Stewart

Personal Stylist and Wardrobe & Image Consultant

Caitlin is a Personal Stylist and Wardrobe & Image Consultant based in Sydney. In addition to a large database of personal clients Caitlin holds a passion for professional, corporate image and media styling.

Caitlin studied Fashion Business at FBI and also taught Fashion Consulting and Styling for TV & Wardrobe at FBI.

Caitlin services a diverse range of clients addressing their wardrobe and image needs both locally and interstate and has a personal client database of over 1000 clients. Originally working in fashion sales and public relations, Caitlin has been a Personal Stylist for sixteen years and offers a dynamic range of image services.

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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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Marisa Caruso

Luxury Fashion Buyer

Marisa Caruso is now a Luxury Buying & Merchandise Manager and teaches Fashion Buying at FBI.

Marisa has worked with Chanel, Gucci, Fendi and Burberry and worked internationally buying for these luxury Fashion houses.

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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Heather Cairns

Stylist and Costume Designer

Daniel Oliver

Owner, Assembly Label

Gary Bigeni

Designer

Jessica Faddoul

Designer, Faddoul

Dan Jones

Designer

Kim Hurwitz

Celebrity and TV Stylist

Danica Osland

Producer, Vogue

Emma Nott

Owner, Ametrine the Label

Kristy Koutsogiannis

Fashion Editor at Girlfriend Magazine & Total Girl Magazine

Stephanie McFarlane

Personal Stylist at MYER