Fernando Barraza is one of Australia’s most trusted and in demand Fashion/Costume wardrobe stylists due to his reputation for diversity, experience, innate sense of style and uncanny ability to execute every brief beyond expectation. His work spans across multiple platforms such as advertising, editorial, Celebrity and music with some of the most internationally known Brands and Celebrities out there.
He started at the young age of 13 on film sets doing extras work on big hits such as Mission Impossible 2 and The Matrix 1-3. However it was the work that he did with Moulin Rouge which sparked his intrest into the fashion industry, as soon as filming wrapped he enrolled in a make up course.
Upon completing his certificate IV in make up Fernando threw himself into the industry doing work experience and assisting big names such as his mentor, designer – Alex Zabotto Bentley and photographer Darren Tieste. He went on to do this for about 4 years until he gained traction and a reputation as one of the leading Hair, Make up and Fashion stylists.
Whilst living and working in the USA he decided to try his luck at capturing the photos from shoots he styled. Now Fernando photographs his own shoots for clients and captures behind the scenes footage from Fashion weeks of Milan, London, New York and Australia
Fernando’s careful blend of creativity and restraint, ensuring that good taste and great communication always reign supreme, make him a top choice for Brands for advertising campaigns such as Foxtel, Canon, OPSM, Jeanswest, Colorado, LG Laptop, Spec Savers, Telstra Bigpond, Paul Bram, Fuji Film, Strandbags and the Sydney Opera House. He has been a guest stylist for Fit for Fashion TV , StarWorld Asia, ‘Arena Style’ Foxtel, ‘ Fernando is a popular stylist for celebrities and music artists such as Kelly Osbourne, Ke$ha, Kylie and Dannii Minogue, , Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Mauboy, just to name a few.
In 2017 & 2018 Fernando appeared TV series ‘House of Wellness’ Network Ten as the Fashion and Beauty Expert.