Photographer POOYA NABEI with the THEY Rep team of Stylist SARAH DANNIELS and Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM, worked together with the beautiful AMY from LIZ BELL MODELS, on this stunning spread for CHLOE MAGAZINE. The photos were shot on location at the FAIRMONT HOTEL in downtown Vancouver and the magazines have now been distributed throughout the hotels 5-star rooms.

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Stylist Leila Bani for Louise Burns’ ‘What Do You Wanna Do?’ Music Video

LEILA BANI styled this star-dazzled music video for LOUISE BURNS‘ (formerly of Juno-nominated LILLIX) first single entitled ‘What Do You Wanna Do?’ Directed by CATHERINE LUTES.

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A few more from stylist LEILA BANI for FAMOUS FOOTWEAR’s Winter ad campaign. Photos by JOSEPH MONTEZINOS.


New Work by Stylist Leila Bani

Here is the latest work from Stylist LEILA BANI. Her recent magazine editorials include FASHION MAGAZINE, MONTECRISTO, NUVO, ZINK, HOBO, LE FOURQUET, DRESS TO KILL and VANCOUVER MAGAZINE. Leila has also recently styled advertising shoots for SOUTHGATE MALL, UPTOWN MALL, LEONE, BANK OF AMERICA, BC LOTTO, LAFUMA, TRANSLINK, BC HYDRO and both print and TV campaigns for FAMOUS FOOTWEAR.

Music shoots include FLORENCE + THE MACHINE and LISSY TRULLIE, as well as the latest music videos for SUN WIZARD and LOUISE BURNS.

For all assignments & bookings, contact Agency Booker CHRISTINA CULVER at bookings@theyrep.com, or 604.879.2959.

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Leila Bani and Sonia Leal-Serafim for FASHION Magazine

New work from stylist LEILA BANI and makeup artist and hair stylist SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM for the current issue of FASHION magazine. Photos by HUBERT KANG.

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THEY Wish You A Merry Christmas & Sugar & Spice & Everything…

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Stylist LEILA BANI styles the latest ad campaign for SOUTHGATE MALL. Photos by DAVID FIERRO.

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Sonia Leal-Serafim wins ‘Best of 2010 Award for Hair & Makeup’

SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM was awarded WEDLUXE‘s ‘BEST OF 2010 AWARD – HAIR & MAKEUP’ for her beautiful work on  NEGAR and MITCHELL’s wedding as featured in WEDLUXE’s upcoming issue, on stands December 13th. Sonia’s career not only spans creating fashion and celebrity looks for top Canadian & US magazines and ad campaigns – she is also known as one of the top makeup artists and hair stylists in the wedding industry. Sonia has an incredible following of dedicated brides who she has made into movie stars and princesses on their big day.

A few kind words from WEDLUXE Editor in Chief ANGELA DESVEAUX:

“This year, WedLuxe is EXCITED to debut our first ANNUAL “Best of WedLuxe Awards” to recognize the individual contributions and extraordinary talent of the INCREDIBLE event professionals whose work has been showcased within our featured real-life weddings this year!

Since 2006, the mandate of WedLuxe has been to showcase the VERY best of the Canadian Wedding Industry.  

Every issue, we receive hundreds of wedding submissions and narrow them down to the top 7-10 in each region. We publish the most beautiful, most stylish, most creative and most exclusive weddings produced by Canada’s top-notch wedding professionals. The results? Truly, ‘award-winning’ work! So, we decided it was time to recognize the individual vendors involved, accordingly!

This award is to honour and celebrate your work as featured in the Vancouver and Western Canada Edition of WedLuxe – Canada’s luxury wedding magazine in 2010. Congratulations!”


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Leila Bani Styles Famous Footwear Commercials

Check out LEILA BANI’s cheeky styling in the latest FAMOUS FOOTWEAR commercials. Leila also styled their print campaign along with JESSICA VENTURI doing makeup & hair.

Mentos Commercial by Jessica Venturi

Check out the newly released MENTHOS commercial with  kick-ass tattoos by JESSICA VENTURI. Thanks to producer DAVID BOUCK and the team of MEANS OF PRODUCTIONS.