Archives for August 2013

Stylist LEILA BANI for LEONE’S F/W 2013

Stylist LEILA BANI collaborated with BRAND FX to shoot the F/W 2013 Campaign for LEONE’S. Photographed by POOYA NABEI. Take a look at the fashion campaign, plus some behind the scenes images from the shoot.




Here are some great behind the scenes shots!


Photographer Pooya Nabei shooting the Leone’s campaign


L: Stylist Leila Bani putting final touches on wardrobe. R: Campaign images on the monitor at the shoot.

New work from Makeup & Hairstylist SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM

SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM is a true beauty expert and is renowned for capturing and creating diverse looks for high-end beauty, editorial looks, sensual female glamour, character-driven advertising looks, as well as subtle “no-makeup” looks & grooming. Being equally strong with both make-up AND hair, its no surprise that Sonia is constantly in demand, boasting a client list filled with top fashion, advertising and celebrity clientele. Her ads include print campaign for TRUMP TOWERS, ENBRIDGE, BOVADA CASINO, MOUNTAIN EQUIPMENT CO-OP, IRIS EYEWEAR, TELUS, METROTOWN and JANE IREDALE COSMETICS, with national commercials and print for ALWAYS’ INFINITY, SLEEP NUMBER BEDS, OCEAN’S TUNA and MINI COOPER. She has worked with musical artists such as FERGIE, HEDLEY, JOHN MAYER, INXS, DURAN DURAN and most recently styled the boys of NICKELBACK for their latest CD & promotional images. In addition, Sonia has worked with personalities such as, Game of Thrones star KIT HARRINGTON, ELLEN PAGE, KRISTEN KRUEK, MEG TILLEY, COCO ROCHA, STEVE NASH,  ECKHART TOLLE and recently was a personal to IVANKA TRUMP.

Sonia’s makeup and hair designs are frequently featured in numerous editorials for magazines such as NUVO, MONTECRISTO, INTERVIEW, ZINK, DRESS TO KILL, FLARE, FASHION, FLAUNT, WEDLUX and THE ESSENTIAL VANCOUVER, plus her smoldering, sexy looks can also be seen in PLAYBOY, MAXIM, FEMME FETALE, UMM, UFC and MEN’S FITNESS. She is regularly requested by fashion companies such as LEONE, L2, ARITZIA, NIKE, ORB, OSHAWA CENTRE,  MADAME MOJE, QUANTUM APPAREL, DIAMOND QUEEN, and ANNA KOSTUROVA, as well as by the elite event company COUNTDOWN EVENTS, who hire Sonia almost exclusively for their most prestigious weddings, as she is one of the most sought after bridal makeup artist and hair stylist in the wedding industry. Sonia was awarded the “BEST OF” in Canada award in wedding makeup & hair, by WEDLUX magazine.

Hardworking, talented and also an amazing person, Sonia is a highly sought after makeup artist, and has firmly established herself as one of the leading artists in Canada. GIORGIO ARMANI COSMETICS has dubbed Sonia one of their own elite, MASTER FACES and continues to have Sonia represent their brand and features her at their prestigious HOLT RENFREW events. The world-renowned gaming company, EA GAMES, exclusively hires Sonia to ‘create’ the looks for their digital video game stars, and Sonia has been commissioned to work with EA’s team to create the characters that are then computer animated and are now the stars of their videos, you can see the many faces of Sonia’s work throughout EA’s mega-hit video games.

 Sonia grew up in Toronto and Lisbon, where she became fluent in Portuguese. Having also lived in both New York and San Francisco, she then went on to settle in Vancouver, where she now resides permanently, but she always continues to travel extensively both for work and pleasure.

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Stylist SARAH DANNIELS  shot these promotional images for YVR – VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’s new website. Photographed by HUBERT KANG.



Photographer HANA PESUT’s Ginza Magazine Switcheroo Behind the Scenes

Photographer HANA PESUT was flown to Tokyo to shoot a giant “Switcheroo” Feature of over 20 Asian couples for Japanese Magazine GINZA! Take a look at these amazing behind the scenes images of Hana shooting in various locations around Tokyo!



Stylist SARAH DANNIELS, styled Author ADAM HART in his promotional image for his #1 Best Selling Book “POWER OF FOOD.” Photographed by KEVIN CLARK.





SARAH DANNIELS styled this fun-loving editorial titled “Road to Summer” for NYLON INDONESIA. Photographed by SHEREEN JAMIL.

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New work from Props/Food Stylist ANGIE MARTIN

Food and Props Stylist ANGIE MARTIN has an unparalleled eye for making all things look beautiful, whether it’s food on a plate, or set decorating and propping a full room, Angie brings her artistic and natural eye to everything she styles. Her 15 year background in food for onset craft service and catering for parties, commercials and photo shoots has established her as a much sought-after private caterer for celebrity shoots, having had the privilege to cook for some amazing talent such as JANET JACKSON, CATHERINE ZETA-JONES, MICHAEL STIPE, FREIDA PINTO, TOM WELLING, SARAH MCLACHLAN and MICHAEL BUBLÉ, just to name a few. Angie learned the specific art of food styling for camera during a 5 year tutelage under food stylist NATHAN FONG, and has since gone onto a successful career herself, working as the regular food stylist for the PANAGO advertising campaigns, as well as for DAIYA FOODS, OCEAN WISE, ROCKFORD GRILL, GOURMET BAKERS, THE SHORE CLUB and the most recent ‘avocado’ SUBWAY commercials.

Angie’s talents also naturally evolved into a wonderful career in set decoration and propping for photography campaigns and editorials such as BC HYDRO’S ‘POWER SMART’, SERVUS CREDIT UNION, LOOK MAGAZINE, PHANTOM SCREENS and PULL UPS for KIMBERLY CLARK.

Angie’s extensive knowledge of food, paired with her standout personality, has made her a regular TV guest; food styling on SHAW TV with FANNY KIEFER, SHAW TV EXPRESS segment for THE CANNERY RESTAURANT, and on GLOBAL TV styling for cookbook author JUDITH FINLAYSON.


Makeup & Hairstylist SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM for KONZUK Jewellery Campaign

Take a look at some great behind the scenes images from Makeup & Hairstylist SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM’s shoot for KONZUK Jewellery’s new collection “ORBIS”, with Photographer POOYA NABEI.


Makeup & Hairstylist Sonia Leal-Serafim doing touch ups on the model.


Konzuk shoot for new “Orbis” Collection. Sonia with Photographer Pooya Nabei.

Makeup & Hairstylist ATEFEH for MARY ZILBA Breakfast Television Segment

Makeup & Hairstylist ATEFEH beautified REAL HOUSEWIVES OF VANCOUVER, breakout star MARY ZILBA for her TV segment on BREAKFAST TELEVISION to promote her new cosmetics line “BUFF BEAUTY“.



Makeup & Hairstylist SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM collaborated with COUNTDOWN EVENTS to shoot this stunning bridal editorial in STYLE UNVEILED. Photographed by TAMIZ PHOTOGRAPHY.



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