Born and based in London, Karl Willett has honed his craft and career as a celebrity stylist in the city he grew up in. Known for his elegantly classic, yet contemporary style and vision,
Karl has worked with celebrities from across the music industry including Paloma Faith, Geri Halliwell, Jessie J and Ella Henderson. Karl is a lecturer at Condè Nast College of Fashion & Design in London, teaching students about styling celebrities within the media and fashion industry. He has also been the Fashion Director for The Clothes Show since 2011 to present day and is the Fashion Editor for the recently published worldwide top selling book, ‘Art & Makeup’.
Karl has a broad portfolio, ranging from fashion and editorial styling to art direction, brand and image consultancy. Starting his career at Selfridges in London as a window stylist within their global award winning team, it was here that Karl began his journey as a self-taught stylist, diversifying into areas of still life and interiors. Following these first steps into the industry, Karl ventured into all aspects of styling; working within magazine houses, producing fashion shows and collaborating on live stage productions, finally moving into the celebrity world of music artists and actors.
Karl’s strong ability to re-brand artists and productions, has secured him a formidable reputation within the music, fashion and celebrity industries. This has enabled him to forge close relationships with many of the elite fashion houses and develop personal friendships with designers. Having achieved a distinguished worldwide clientele, Karl has been recognised both within the industry and by the media more widely, with features and interviews for Cosmopolitan, The Guardian, Glamour, The Clothes Show TV and Xperia Insiders for Sony Music. Karl has also been a style expert on BBC Radio1, giving advise and style tips.
Karl is exceptionally busy as a stylist and commands the attention of high-profile celebrities and brands. If it’s Karl’s fashion vision you require, check with us now and find out his availability.