Alison Edmond is one of the most highly respected creative directors in the fashion industry, based in Los Angeles, working between LA and New York - overseeing concepting, styling, art directing and content production for magazines, advertising, tv commercials, design houses and the music and entertainment industries.
Alison is currently Executive Creative & Fashion Director at C Magazine & C Publishing in Los Angeles, and Contributing Editor to Elle US.
She also contributes regularly to Elle UK, AUS, and Net a Porter’s The Edit and Porter amongst other magazines. In addition, she is the Ambassador for British Fashion in Los Angeles for The British Fashion Council, and a Trustee to the Bazaar Arts / Fashion Fund.
Alison grew up in the North East of England and began her career in fashion when she was hired by Anna Wintour as Art Coordinator of British Vogue. She moved into the fashion department under the editorship of Elizabeth Tilberis and rapidly went from assisting to being a Fashion Editor in her own right. When Liz Tilberis moved to US Harper's Bazaar, Alison followed her to the States where she was appointed West Coast Editor of the magazine and stayed for five years. Upon her return to London, she was appointed Fashion Director of Harper's & Queen. When editor Lucy Yeomans joined the magazine, Alison was promoted to Creative & Fashion Director. The magazine returned to it's former title of Harper's Bazaar, and Alison subsequently styled and art directed almost one hundred covers for the magazine and numerous fashion stories during her twelve year tenure, along with overseeing all fashion content.
She left Bazaar to move back to Los Angeles in 2009 when approached by Marie Claire US editor Joanna Coles, and was hired by Nina Garcia as Fashion Editor at Large , a position which she held for the next 9 years. Alison now works as a Contributing Editot to Elle US under Garcia as editor, in addition to her role at C Magazine.. She also acts as an occasional Los Angeles Judge for Lifetime TV’s Project Runway.
Celebrity collaborations include:
WOMEN: Beyonce, Margot Robbie, Angelina Jolie, Jessica Chastain, Lana Del Rey, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston, Selena Gomez, Elle Fanning, Scarlett Johansson, Kristen Stewart, Drew Barrymore, Lupita Nyong’o, Kerry Washington, Rachel McAdams, Mila Kunis, Carey Mulligan, Charlize Theron, Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Blake Lively, Kate Hudson, Natalie Portman, Katy Perry, Michelle Williams, Gwen Stefani, Cate Blanchett, Cameron Diaz, Carrie Underwood, Olivia Wilde, Emma Watson, Nicki Minaj, Kim Kardashian, Zendaya,Taylor Swift, Keira Knightley, Naomi Watts, Florence Welch, Jennifer Lopez, Miley Cyrus, Emily Blunt, Zoe Saldana, Rosamund Pike, Michelle Pfeiffer.
MEN: Common, Jared Leto, Aaron Taylor Johnson, Pharrell Williams, Chadwick Boseman, Brad Pitt, Armie Hammer, Lenny Kravitz, Gary Oldman, Diego Luna, Donald Glover, Oliver Stone, Bryan Cranston, Robert Duvall, Vincent Cassell, Cillian Murphy, Colin Firth, Val Kilmer, Josh Brolin, Antonio Banderas, Oscar de la Hoya, Will Smith, Matthew McConaughey, Adrien Brody, Ewan McGregor, Ralph Fiennes, Jude Law, Mark Ronson, Kobe Bryant.
Photographer/director collaborations include:
Bennett Miller, Jake Nava, Mike Figgis, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Sophie Muller, Gia Coppola, The Chapman Brothers, Stephane Sedanoui, Solve Sundsbo, Michael Thompson, Norman Jean Roy, Michelangelo di Battista, Carter Smith, Tom Munro, David Bailey, Peter Lindbergh, Patrick Demarchelier, Steven Klein, Mario Testino, Bruce Weber, Beau Grealy, Matt Irwin, Mary McCartney, Kurt Iswarienko, Cedric Buchet, Julia Noni, Victor Demarchelier, Boo George, Spike Jonze, Mary Ellen Mark, Kurt Markus, Ben Morris,Paola Kudacki, Guy Aroch, Liz Collins, Txema Yeste, Hendrik Kerstens, Rankin, Gavin Bond.
Alison is married to legendary model John Pearson, and they have three children.
For freelance representation, please visit www.art-dept.com. http://www.art-dept.com/