Alison Edmond is a highly respected creative director, based in Los Angeles, working between LA and New York - overseeing concept, art direction, styling and content production for magazines, advertising, campaigns, and tv commercials, across the entertainment, fashion and music industries.
Alison grew up in the North East of England and began her career when she was hired by Anna Wintour as Art Coordinator of British Vogue, working under Art Director John Hind. She moved into the fashion department under the editorship of Elizabeth Tilberis and rapidly went from assisting to being an 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 Creative & Fashion Director of Harper's & Queen, under editor Lucy Yeomans. The magazine returned to it's former title of Harper's Bazaar, and Alison subsequently oversaw the creative direction of over a hundred Bazaar covers and numerous fashion shoots during her twelve year tenure.
She left Bazaar UK 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 continues to work as a Contributing Editor to Elle US under Garcia as editor, in addition to her other roles as Contributing Editor to Elle UK, AUS, Net a Porter’s The Edit and Porter, amongst many other magazines. She also acts as an occasional Los Angeles Judge for Bravo TV’s 'Project Runway'. Most recently she was Executive Creative & Fashion Director of C Magazine in Los Angeles until November 2020. 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.
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, Anderson .Paak, Diego Luna, Donald Glover, Oliver Stone, Bryan Cranston, Robert Duvall, Vincent Cassell, 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, Djeneba Aduayom, Sophie Muller, Gia Coppola, The Chapman Brothers, Frank Ockenfels, 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, Peggy Sirota, Danielle Levitt, Beau Grealy, Lee Morgan, Mary McCartney, Kurt Iswarienko, Cedric Buchet, Lee Morgan, 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, 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/