ASTIER NY by Jackie Astier

JACKIE AT LEHMANN MAUPHIN GALLERY

JACKIE AT LEHMANN MAUPHIN GALLERY

 

JACKIE ASTIER WAS BORN AND RAISED IN NEW YORK. SHE STUDIED AT PARSONS, FIT AND ESMOD IN PARIS WHERE SHE EXPLORED A RANGE OF DISCIPLINES FROM ARCHITECTURE, FINE ARTS, MERCHANDISING TO FASHION AND INTERIOR DESIGN.

SHE BEGAN HER CAREER STYLING AS AN ASSISTANT TO MURIEL BRANDOLINI (NOW FAMED INTERIOR DESIGNER) CONTRIBUTING TO COUNTLESS ITALIAN AND FRENCH VOGUE SHOOTS. SHE THEN JOINED MANHATTAN FILE MAGAZINE AS FASHION DIRECTOR WHERE SHE PRODUCED AND STYLED CELEBRITY COVER STORIES, FASHION EDITORIALS AND WROTE HER COLUMN "STYLE FILE", SIMULTANEOUSLY JACKIE COLLABORATED ON COUNTLESS MUSIC VIDEOS STYLING THE LIKES OF THE SPICE GIRLS, K.D. LANG, ALANIS MORISSETTE AND CRYSTAL WATERS TO NAME A FEW. FROM THERE SHE WAS RECRUITED TO STYLE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS SUCH AS REVELON, ASTON MARTIN AND L'OREAL

SHE LATER RELOCATED TO LONDON AND CONTINUED FREELANCING AS A FASHION STYLIST CREATING EDITORIAL FOR PUBLICATIONS INCLUDING W MAGAZINE, TANK MAGAZINE, AMICA, MARIE CLAIRE, BRITISH VOGUE AND SPANISH VOGUE.

UPON RETURNING 5 YEARS LATER TO THE USA, NOW WITH 2 BABIES IN TOW, SHE JOINED THE TEAM AT AVENUE MAGAZINE IN HOPES TO TURN THE 30 YEAR OLD SOCIAL BOOK INTO A MODERN MONTHLY, SHE WAS ABLE TO GAIN EXPERIENCE STYLING REAL WOMEN WITH REAL BODIES. IN 2012 SHE JOINED THE UNTITLED MAGAZINE, A BI-ANNUAL FASHION AND CULTURE BOOK AS FASHION DIRECTOR. CURRENTLY SHE IS FASHION DIRECTOR CONTRIBUTING TO SPIRIT AND FLESH MAGAZINE. JACKIE STYLED SEVERAL FASHION SHOWS FOR NYFW AND CONTINUES TO COLLABORATE WITH GILLIES MENDEL AT THE HOUSE OF J. MENDEL.

AFTER YEARS BEHIND THE SCENES, JACKIE DECIDED TO CULMINATE HER CREATIVE ENERGY AND PASSION FOR DESIGN INTO WOMEN'S READY-TO-WEAR THAT SPEAKS TO HER VARIED STYLE AESTHETICS.

DURING 2014-2016 JACKIE TESTED THE WATERS WITH CAPSULE COLLECTIONS SHE SOLD AT HER POP UP STORE CONCEPT SOUTHAMPTON AS WEL AS OTHER DOORS IN THE HAMPTONS. FROM THAT SUCCESS SHE MOVES FORWARD WITH AN ASTIER NY FULL COLLECTION FOR FALL 2018