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From the runways of Berlin to LA and styling for the Oscars or producing runway shows at the Telstra Perth Fashion Festival, Ivanna Fontana has become a respected figure on the international fashion circuit.
The international stylist and fashion industry insider is using her extensive global knowledge of the fashion industry to bring her unique approach, her creative skill and her image-transforming personal styling to some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry.
She has dressed the likes of Megan Gale and styled Miranda Kerr for the 2011 Sydney David Jones Fashion launch and styled a fashion editorial with Australian pop star Samantha Jade in 2016.
As the co-founder of new platform Fashion Down Under LA and as Creative Director and Show Producer for the Telstra Perth Fashion Festival Ivanna has nurtured an extensive network of stylists, designers, models and photographers to create unique fashion moments.
She has worked with Australia’s leading fashion stylists and art directors at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney, and alongside world renowned IMG show producers at Mercedes Benz Fashion week in Berlin.
She has judged the outfits on show at the Fashions on the Field on race day, been a guest-speaker at business functions and presented on national television.
Ivanna has been a menswear buyer at Mens Paris Fashion Week on behalf of menswear retailer Cabinet Noir, she’s styled Channel Nine newsreaders, weather presenters and on-air personalities.
It all began with a love of fashion, watching countless runway shows on Fashion TV at the age of 15 which influenced her to study fashion.
That led her to a Diploma of Fashion & Textile Design and she then threw herself into the retail world, working as a volunteer on fashion shows and events to build her knowledge of the industry.
Her impeccable sense of style took her into a new world of styling, creative direction and production helping her clients to build their own brand identity.
Ivanna works with clients to transform their style direction into their own tailored individual look to suit their lifestyle and develop their confidence.
The passionate Australian has been working alongside PR agencies and fashion brands to promote her clients.
Her range of skills is impressive, from editorial, celebrity and personal styling; guest judging at Spring racing events; as a spokesperson for newspapers and bloggers; an educator for fashion styling workshops; a runway producer and show caller; an event producer for fashion brands and launches; developing marketing strategies for seasonal campaigns; and social media management for brand awareness and events.