DaVian Lain

Location New York

Fashion Stylist and Casting Director

Casting Director Fashion Editor Fashion Stylist
38 Projects

Work History

Casting Director
DaVian Lain Studios
Aug 2014 – Present
Greater New York City Area
•Collaborate with photographers, fashion publications and advertising clients to cast talents from model agencies and artist agencies •Creating, developing and maintaining relationships with Photography agents, photographers, hair and makeup agencies, model agencies and production agencies. •Manage casting operations and processes from brief to production; collaborating with key creative partners including Styling, Art Direction, Photographers and Production. •Contributes and implements innovative ideas to drive traffic and audience engagement to the clients’ online, print and social media entities. •Researching shoot locations. Negotiating with venues. Organizing travel. Managing post production
Fashion Stylist
DaVian Lain Studios
Apr 2011 – Present
Greater New York City Area
• Source fashion wardrobe, accessories and props for editorial shoots or product placement in fashion magazines/media • Liaise with fashion designers, showrooms, press coordinators, retailers, models/model agencies, photographers, makeup artists, hairstylists, manicurist etc. for project pre-planning and production • Advise on photographic approaches and the selection of locations, props, clothing, models, makeup artists, photographers, hair stylists, manicurists and the overall look for fashion shoots and advertising shoots • Correspond and coordinate with press coordinators and showrooms in the US, UK, Milan, Paris and Asian fashion markets for wardrobe requests • Fashion styling for international versions of VOGUE, ELLE, HARPER’S BAZAAR, L’OFFICIEL etc. • Brand consultation and fashion styling for retailers and clothing brands for look-books, e-commerce and advertising. … see more
Contributing Fashion Editor
Dec 2015 – Present
•Conceptualizing and styling high-fashion covers and fashion-well stories. •Working with the art photo, and market departments to see fashion editorial through to the printed page •Attend market appointments and industry events to cultivate relationships with vendors and advertisers •Pitching and presenting creative, ambitious visual ideas for the fashion well to the editor-in-chief each season •Source and develop relationships with photographers and models to help bring them into the pages of the magazine
Fashion Director
Style Mode Magazine
Apr 2011 – May 2013
Greater New York City Area
Co-founder and fashion director of Style Mode Magazine. Style Mode Magazine was a quarterly online fashion magazine. Style Mode offered a global trend dedication about style and fashion. Providing men’s and women’s editorial stories, expert beauty advice and so much more. Through a beautifully laid out and easy-to-navigate magazine, collaborating with the luxury and affordable fashion markets to bring readers a well-curated showcase of everything that’s fashionable – from what’s next and where to get it.


CUNY New York City College of Technology