Kaki Gaines is a personal stylist and trend forecaster dedicated to empowering women by cultivating their personal style. Her innate love of fashion led her to styling where she dressed highly successful female entrepreneurs. Her experience as a stylist sparked the idea to create a personal style-driven online platform. She saw a white space in the online shopping market through spending time curating clothing for clients. Her desire was to create a digital space where users could shop across multiple brands and websites within one website, while also being able to apply personal styling inspired filters.
Ellie acquired her love for styling at a young age through developing her own personal aesthetic. She continued to advance her skills at the University of Texas where she earned her degree in Textiles & Fashion Design. With her background in design, Ellie has extensive knowledge regarding fabric quality and tailoring that provide a personalized experience for her clients. She began as an intern for Kaki and has taken that experience and knowledge into her career as a stylist. Starting her career at an early stage has given her a modern edge that she passes onto clients of all ages. Her busy schedule as a young woman in her twenties has helped her acquire experience in dressing for anything from formal events to job interviews. Ellie keeps her focus on empowering women to feel confident in their body type and outfit choices.
Loreal Sarkisian is a wardrobe stylist & blooming philanthropist that is dedicated to inspiring & empowering others through style and service. Her love for fashion blossomed at a young age, being surrounded by a fashion-forward family that wholeheartedly believes in “putting your best face forward.” Her passion for the fashion industry shows in her client list, from athletes to CEOs to the new mom trying to get her spark back; Loreal enjoys styling diverse individuals for a treasure house of events. She has styled notable figures, including actors, singers, and comedians, for album covers, music videos, and commercials. Loreal is currently working out of Austin, Texas, but maintains clientele throughout the country. In addition to styling, Loreal’s service list includes personal shopping, closet audits, and packing clients for trips. Through the variations of style and fashion she has seen throughout the world, she promotes and embodies that style is an expression of who you are, and her love for styling others comes from her belief in the philosophy “if you look good, you feel good.”
Britt is a wardrobe stylist and fashion consultant. Her styling career has ranged from personal wardrobe to national campaigns over the last six years. Britt is a UCLA graduate with a fashion design background from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, Parsons the New School for Design, and the Fashion Institute of Technology. She began her career working for luxury fashion labels Wes Gordon and Rodarte, in New York and Los Angeles. Britt’s knowledge of design and apparel construction gives her styling a distinct insight into fit and quality. She strives to make her clients feel comfortable, beautiful and unique in their own skin. Britt is passionate about finding the perfect fit that is equally fashion-forward and statement-making.
MC is an Austin-based wardrobe stylist, editor, and creative consultant. She spent the last 12 years working as a stylist in New York where her dynamic career started at Net-a-Porter, where she was a senior stylist and creative lead. Her freelance experience includes working with a wide variety of clients including Vogue, Moda Operandi, One Kings Lane, Maisonette, and Industry Standard. Mary Claire has a drive for fashion. She pairs an astute perception of what is trending with an innate ability to apply it on a personal basis. For her, the best mix is all about the individual client and the common denominators of good design, timeless staples, and pushing the envelope just a bit. She has a life-long love for style, fashion and just about anything that enables her to be creative and hands-on. She truly understands that the mark of an authentically stylish closet is one that reflects the person wearing it.
Greta Stehr is a Los Angeles based wardrobe stylist and image consultant with over 10 years experience in the industry. Greta began her career in fashion at Neiman Marcus, where she worked in the Public Relations department executing fashion shows, heading up in-store events, and working directly with designers. Her passion for the industry and working closely with customers led her to The RealReal where she met with clients daily and assisted in editing their wardrobes, putting together new looks and reselling luxury goods. Styling emerged organically from working so intimately with clients in the personal space of their own closets. Greta believes the art of shopping and dressing should be a uniquely tailored and exhilarating experience.
Cole Miller developed his styling skills and eye for fashion during his time at The University of Texas where he studied Textiles and Apparel with a focus in Merchandising and Consumer Science. Expressing your personal style can be challenging to navigate, but it’s an essential part of letting the world know who you are –– Cole calls on his expertise to equip his clients with the tools and knowledge they need to look their best, dress with confidence, and love the way they feel in their clothes.
Ayla began her styling career on the red carpet in New York working under an acclaimed celebrity stylist. Ayla then went off on her own, shifting her focus from celebrity to commercial styling where she expanded her knowledge of the industry and mastered the art of creating the perfect ‘look’. Through her work with Veronica Beard, Ann Taylor, Old Navy, and others, Ayla developed the skills that enable her to bring out your best features and understand the relationship between what we wear, and how we feel. Ayla believes that clothing does not define us, nor should it, but what we wear can transform the way we feel. And why not feel good? Ayla works with her clients to optimize their wardrobe, breathing new life into the clothes you already own and developing a strategy to create a wardrobe that makes you feel like your most authentic self.
Grace is a graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, where she earned a degree in Textiles and Apparel with an emphasis on Merchandising and Consumer Sciences. Throughout her time at UT, she fell in love with the history of fashion and discovered that clothing is about more than just being beautiful, that it has the power to influence people and their surroundings. Her most impactful experience while at UT was living in Paris, France for a month studying the birth of luxury fashion and learning how modern-day Parisiennes dress. Grace’s individual style and understanding of how to dress were greatly influenced by the modern interpretation of rich history and culture surrounding the city. Furthering this passion, she started her career by working for EDIT/MODE as a Luxury Styling Intern. In this position, she learned the importance of dressing for specific body types as well as being familiar with your own body to use clothing as an expression of individuality. Grace aims to inspire clients to find their own style and derive confidence from their unique wardrobe.
From a very young age, Erin has had a passion for styling and bringing outfits to life. She enjoys sharing attainable luxury by pairing quality classics with modern and unique pieces that let your personality shine through. Working a corporate 9-5 job, Erin understands the need for a place to find accessible and relatable fashion that makes you feel chic and confident.
Anna is a San Antonio born stylist whose devoted eye for detail and flair for creating unique, playful looks comes from a childhood amongst generations of creative characters. From a grandmother who made her 1930s debut in bespoke black lace to an astounded crowd donned in the traditional white, to many brilliant interior designers. This creative culture honed an exceptional palate for both fashion and interiors, of which Anna draws inspiration when curating looks for her clients.
As a mother of two young children, the practicality of a wardrobe is not lost on Anna. Through her own journey of balancing first a career and then motherhood, she has established a collection and strategy of essential and exceptional pieces. This transition from full time mothering back into the workforce is a main proponent for joining Edit/Mode’s team, as Anna enjoys the process of connecting with clients on a personal level to determine needs and wants, and then the thrill of finding the pieces that will enhance her client’s individuality and sense of self-love. Ultimately, her goal is to bring joy into her client’s life and closet.