Irene Barra

Stylist & Art Director

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Italian born Stylist & Art Director, Irene now lives in London with her two children. Starting her career in Milan after winning a Vogue Italia contest and having her final collection made by Valentino, Irene went onto contribute to D la Repubblica for many years. Whilst in Milan, Irene styled for esteemed brands and luxury fashion houses such as, Benetton, Giorgio Armani, Max Mara and Valentino. Irene’s style mirrors her love of colour and prints, with a nod to her nostalgic travels in Europe. She has styled for international publications such as, L’Offciel, Numero Tokyo, Odda, Unpolished, Vogue Polska and Vogue Portugal. Working with admired photographers and motion directors such as Scandebergs, Massimiliano Bomba, Ina Levy, Gorka Postigo, Thomas Cooksey, Brendan Freeman, Ben Weller, Scott Trindle and Matteo Montanari. Recognised for her ability to elevate brand profiles, Irene has art directed multiple creative assets across both stills and moving image platforms. Also an experienced Casting Director, Irene collaborates with established brands to form unique talent pools for seasonal campaigns, commercials, fashion shows, as well as street casting. Discovering and securing new global talent across womens, mens and kids. Irene’s clients includes; Zara, H&M, John Lewis, Bally, Giorgio Group, Palorose, ME + EM, Mimi a la Mer, Rene Caovilla, Zanotti, Alysi, Nobody’s Child.