Karen Raphael has quickly built a reputation in the world of fashion for being more than just a stylist. The LA native has already solidified a name as a creative and innovative artist, strategist, and collaborator among well-respected colleagues in the industry. Seamlessly transforming her clients' image, she helps each one develop into a brand of their own, with a sense of style unique to each personality.
As a style and body shape expert, Raphael has a keen eye for identifying strengths and weaknesses in every form, and is well equipped with the tools to dress her clients, both on and off the red carpet, in smart, bold choices that only enhance individuality. Her educated decisions, creative outlook, warm personality, and well-balanced sense of teamwork enable her to excel during collaborations. Raphael, a graduate of the University of California San Diego, possesses a unique ability of combining her artistic sense with strategic choices to artistically transform the vision of clients, editors, and photographers into a tangible reality.
Raphael specializes in red carpet, editorial, commercial, and advertisement styling, in addition to image consulting for both men and women. Her client list includes much of young Hollywood, ranging from Emmy award winners to Oscar, Golden Globe, and Grammy nominated artists. She continues to create buzz for her clientele with fashion forward and avante garde looks, garnering them numerous "Best Dressed" accolades in publications such as Elle, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Glamour, GQ, InStyle, W Magazine, Teen Vogue, New York Post, People’s “Style Watch”, and Pret-a-Porter — just to name a few.
Raphael's expertise is frequently sought out by fashion powerhouses, such as the Style Network, E!, Extra, W Magazine, Shape Magazine, MTV Style, etc. making her one of the industry's most in-demand newcomers. She currently runs her styling conglomerate out of her private office space in Hollywood.
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