Star Bollywood Designer & Chief Mentor, INIFD Fashion Design
Star Bollywood Fashion Designer and Fashion Stylist Ashley Rebello is the man behind the new avatar of Salman Khan in ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’, ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ ,’Kick’ ‘Dabangg 2’, ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, ‘Bodyguard’, ‘Ready’, ‘Dabangg’ & ‘Big Boss ’. He has also designed Costumes for Bollywood hit films like Ek main Aur Ek Tu, Double Dhamal, Wanted, Welcome, London Dreams, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na, Page 3, Jo Jeeta Vahi Sikander, Haseena Maan Jayegi, Sarfarosh, Hera Pheri to name a few.
Celebrity Mentor, academy of Interiors
The beautiful and elegant Tina ‘Twinkle’ Khanna, a former lead actress herself with super hits like Baadshah with Shahrukh Khan, Mela with Aamir Khan and many other Bollywood blockbusters, author of “Mrs Funnybones” is the wife of Bollywood action hunk, ‘Khiladi’ Akshay Kumar, and daughter of the great Rajesh Khanna and the ultra glamorous Dimple Kapadia.
Adrian’s professional experience spans over 40 years in a broad range of applications and styles. His field of vision covers everything from fashion shoots, photojournalism, and architecture to marketing production and documentary photography. He runs a successful commercial photo studio in central London and is also a Course leader for PG Diploma Photography Portfolio Development at University of the Arts London. As a working photographer Adrian brings a pragmatic and updated approach to teaching.
Joseph Toronka has been working in the fashion industry for over 15 years. He studied for a degree in Product development for Fashion at the London College of Fashion.
He proceeded to work in Fashion PR for Major brands. He then focused his career on the creative imagery industry working worldwide as a fashion and celebrity stylist with agency representation in the UK, Europe and USA.
Interior Design & Styling
Sara Corker has been working within the design industry for 25 years. She is and alumni of American Intercontinental University in London. A qualified teacher, trained Colour Therapist and Project Manager alternates between working with her own design company (Sara Corker Designs), teaching and writing courses.
Spent the past 16 years in London.
Worked in communication departments of major brands like Gian Franco Ferre’, the Chanel Group and Zilli.
From 2010, Fabio lectured on Luxury Brand Management and Strategies at IstitutoMarangoni
Window Creator of New Dubai Airport, Harrords & Selfridges
20 years Visual Merchandising experience working for London stores; Harrods, Selfridges and Marks & Spencer.
Owns freelance Visual Merchandising Company since 2006, working for Harvey Nichols, Jaeger, Zara, Evans Cycles, GHD, Hasbro, Hallmark, John Smedley, Triumph Lingerie, Braun, Kenwood and Delonghi.
Sarah also lectures on visual merchandising course at UAL London College of Fashion.
Laura Lightbody is a graduate from Central Saint Martins in London
As a part of a high performance team of model agents at New York’s premier agency, Wilhelmina.
Has her own casting and production company, One Girl Productions.
She has styled many celebrities , dressing influential musicians – including Fergie, Natasha Bedingfield, Gloria Estefan and Cyndi Lauper.
Graduate from the London College of Fashion with 20 years experience in Fashion and Retail industries
Head of the editorial team for Harvey Nichols
Has a vast experience as Fashion Designer and Pattern Cutter
Has a vast Retails experience in Buying and has also worked as Visual Merchandiser
Graduate from the University of Warwick with over 30 years experience and a lifelong interest in Fashion and Retail
Worked as Buyer at Harvey Nichols for Fashion Jewellery, Perfumery and Leather goods and Hosiery
Head of Women’s wear at Harvey Nichols
Finalist at Next Generation Regeneration Milan
Own studios in London and Sardinia, specializes in Women’s Wear and bespoke tailoring for men
Show cased his unique designs at Washington DC Fashion Week and has had the privilege to dress the models for four years in a row at Top Model UK His beautiful creations have appeared recently in VOGUE Italia
Paul Chambers attended St Martins School of Art: College for the Distributive Trade course
Started career at Selfridges as Visual Merchandiser and was Head of Creative Direction
Art Director for Reiss
Celebrity Fashion Stylist at Terri Manduca agency.
Paul also headed up the Projects and Design teams for ‘Elemental Design’for brands such as Fendi, Harrods and Selfridges.
In Germany he heads the Global Windows for Hugo Boss.
Simon Askew is professional visual merchandising tutor with over twenty five years working in the retail sector.
Simon began his career working for Sainsburys Supermarkets, a major multiple retailer in the UK before moving to Selfridges in London to specialise in the luxury retail sector.
He has also worked at Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge one of the world most prestigious retail stores.
Simon was also selected for the Retail Masters forum held at Oxford Business School.
Hair & Make up Artist
Carlos Palma has 22 years experience as a professional hair and makeup artist within the fashion industry and has an accredited reputation in New York, Miami and London.
His creativity and talents are coveted by industry professionals from photographers, stylists, publishers and celebrities alike. An exposure to a multitude of mediums has facilitated a substantial portfolio clearly demonstrating his abilities.