Sought-After Celebrity Stylist & Fashion Trendsetter
Jill Swid is one of the most sought-after celebrity and fashion stylists working in the entertainment industry today, with a client roster that boasts the biggest names in Hollywood, music, advertising, fashion, and media. She appears on television as a style and beauty expert, and has been featured in top-rated programs on NBC, ABC, VH1, and the E! Network. In 2005, Entertainment Weekly’s annual “Must Have” issue ranked her number 9 on a list of more than 100 Hollywood stars and leading trendsetters for her powerful influence on American style.
Personal Stylist Clients? From Tyra Banks to Real Women
Her personal clients include Uma Thurman, Kate Winslet, Tyra Banks, Brooke Shields, Claudia Schiffer, and Michelle Monaghan. She’s also styled a wildly diverse mix of international icons—including Angelina Jolie, Hugh Grant, Tom Hanks, Gwen Stefani, Kurt Cobain, Paris Hilton, and Public Enemy—for dozens of publications. And, she is a personal stylist for “real” women and men.
Setting Fashion Trends as a Magazine Fashion Director & Contributor
At Talk, Spin, Mirabella, and Radar magazines, Swid served as the fashion director, and she’s brought her fashion and beauty expertise to styling photo shoots, covering trends, and performing makeovers on the pages of Harper’s Bazaar, Condé Nast Traveler, People, Good Housekeeping, and O: The Oprah Magazine.
Fashion Consulting Crossover into Music & Advertising
In the worlds of advertising, music, and fashion, her work is well-known. Swid has directed looks for designer Michael Kors and styled music videos, album covers, and artists for Columbia Records. Her work has appeared in dozens of TV and print ads, including campaigns for Victoria’s Secret, Levis, Macy’s, and Colgate. Legendary music video director Paul Hunter tapped Swid for the “Got Milk” television campaign, and Hanes called upon her for TV ads in which Swid performed a dramatic makeover on Marisa Tomei.
Fashion Stylist Jill Swid Takes a Turn in Front of the Camera
On television, Swid has appeared as a fashion, style, and beauty expert on Oprah, NBC’s Today Show, E!’s Live Oscar Countdown, The View, Extra, VH1, HSN, and the BBC’s Fashion Avenue With Jodie Kidd. In 2002, she starred as herself on the ABC reality series The Family, in which she dispensed fashion, beauty, and style advice, and performed makeovers on the show’s contestants.
It All Started in High School Working for Donna Karan
Swid began her career in fashion before she even received her high school diploma, working for fashion legend Donna Karan. She currently resides in downtown Manhattan with her husband and 2 children, Jack and Julia. To contact Jill Swid about her styling services, email firstname.lastname@example.org.