Fashion Stylist, Jessica Stebbings has worked for a number of established brands, including Adidas, Nike, Reebook, Umbro, Very, Toni & Guy and Racing Green. CITIZEN FUNK caught up with Jessica in between her busy schedule to get an insight into her background, influences and plans for her future in the big old world of Fashion. Read on to find out more about Jessica as an individual and her own sense of style.
Photography By: Emma Woolrych
How did you become a stylist?
I started off by doing a degree in Graphic Design, a few years doing Visual Merchandising and interned at Esquire magazine…it sort of went from there.
Can you describe your own style?
Simple, boyish with a feminine edge.
Where do you draw upon for inspiration?
Everywhere! Inspiration is all around, you just have to look.
What do you most enjoy about your job?
The variety and creativity, which it brings.
What has been the highlight of your career so far?
Getting to travel to amazing places like Miami and Cape Town.
Do you intend to explore other fields within the fashion industry?
I’d love to get more into styling celebrities and explore kidswear some more; I think there is so much opportunity to produce some interesting projects.
If you had the opportunity to style anyone, who would you choose and why?
I’d love to style Alexa Chung she looks great in anything.
What’s your favorite era in regards to fashion?
50s. I’d also have to say a little bit of 90s too!
Whose style do you admire at the moment?
I love people who have effortless style. Chloe Sevigny always looks amazing and Kate Bosworth never gets it wrong.
What are your dreams for the future?
To have my own business, not quite sure exactly how this is going to be achieved yet, however, it will happen! Watch this space!