Collette Emily

International Fashion Stylist + Creative Director Collette Emily teaches
Styling for TV & Wardrobe, Fashion Styling and Fashion Consulting.
Her experience and wealth of knowledge has equipped her to teach students what it takes to be a STYLIST.

Collette has worked for SASKI Collection, MESHKI, The Blonde Republic, Naked Wardrobe as well as dressing stars for Music Videos and Fashion Week

Kirstie Clements

Kirstie Clements is a best selling author, editor, journalist, consultant, and key-note speaker, with vast first hand experience in the luxury industry. Kirstie worked for Condé Nast International and Vogue for more than 25 years and was editor-in-chief of Vogue Australia for 13 years.

Kirstie teaches Fashion Journalism and Multimedia at FBI.

Marisa Caruso

Ex-FBI Student and Fashion Buying & Merchandise expert Marisa Caruso has extensive experience within the Australian luxury and premium fashion retail landscape across both merchandise planning and buying functions, as well as having worked internationally.

Marisa has worked and bought for Chanel, Fendi, Gucci and Burberry.

Marisa teaches Fashion Buying, Trend Forecasting, Online Fashion Business,  The Fashion Product and The Fashion Market at FBI.

Bianca Henderson

Marketing Manager – Fashion at THE ICONIC, Bianca Henderson is a
marketing professional who teaches Marketing Management and Fashion Brand Management at FBI.

She has a strong background in identifying market demand, developing and implementing marketing campaigns for brand awareness and
developing customer insights.

Jill Birmingham

Influencer & Partnerships Director at MAXCONNECTORS and MAXMEDIALAB, Jill Birmingham manages and represents a portfolio of 50+ social media influencers in the fashion, beauty and lifestyle sectors including the top YouTube beauty channels in Australia.

Jill teaches Talent Management at FBI.

Lauren Jones

Lauren Jones has over 15 years buying experience, working across department store, David Jones and youth sector retailers General Pants co. and Glue Store. Lauren has forged a successful career and utilizing her experience, created Style Retailer, a fashion consultation business designed to help major retailers and independents alike drive competitive advantage and growth through solid buying practices. Lauren also applies these practises to her own ecommerce fashion business, Ladyhawke. Lauren teaches subjects as part of the Internationally Exclusive Advanced Diploma of Fashion Business.

Maree Turk

Our Fashion Photography trainer Maree Turk Specialises in people photography: Fashion, events, lifestyle, business storytelling and street style.

Maree currently captures Street Style for Australian online Magazine, Cocktail Revolution, Sydney Fashion Week and has also captured for Street Smith.

She contributes and works with a variety of businesses and creative agencies, including: MYER, Rachael Finch, Body By Finch, Living Local Magazine and more.

Analisa Woods

Analisa is a strategic visual merchandiser, with an eye for beauty. With over 15 years in retail, and 10 years in specialised Visual Merchandising, she has held senior visual merchandising roles gaining local and global experience across categories including apparel, homewares, accessories, eyewear and beauty.

Alena Darcy

Experienced Communications Manager and PR Consultant Alena Darcy has over a decade of experience executing communications campaigns for high profile Australian & International brands and talent.
Her strengths include strategic PR, brand messaging, media relationships, influencer marketing, talent alignment and leveraging large scale partnerships.
Alena has her own PR Consulting Business and has worked with David Jones, AMPR and Sweaty Betty PR.
Alena teaches Public Relations and Publicity at FBI.