Tara Aquilina is a Los Angeles based Fashion Stylist and Image Consultant. She's a native New Yorker whose passion for fashion began at a young age from countless hours beautifying Barbie to attending FIT in NYC in her late teens. Tara’s travels throughout Europe influenced her own eclectic-sexy-rock-n-roll-chic style. She explored her love of fashion by styling friend after friend when they asked for her advice and It dawned on her, she needed to make this her career path. Not only does Tara love creating looks, but the gratification of helping build one’s self esteem, in an artistic manner, has proven to be the biggest reward.
Tara has over 20 years of experience in the fashion world including retail, window dressing, styling customers, both high end and casual, and now her own business. She has worked as a creative director and producer for photo shoots. Tara has styled celebrities for red carpet events, musicians for album covers, authors for publicity photos, clothing designers for up and coming lines, business entrepreneurs for new ventures and brides and bridesmaids. She has experience buying and pulling clothes from major fashion showrooms in Los Angeles, as well as choosing models for editorial shoots and creating unique editorial looks. Tara has worked with renowned international and local photographers and state of the art hair and make up artists.
Tara brings out the absolute best in her clients. She is a master of enhancing their personalities while preserving the essence of who they are.
"Fashion is the paint. Style is the painting..."
Tara's services include: Image consulting, Revamping personal style, Personal shopping, Shopping consulting, Event Styling (red carpet , PR events, any photographed or filmed appearances), Styling for photo shoots (musicians, clothing designers, actors, business entrepreneurs, bloggers), Styling for editorials as well as Producing photo shoots.