Stylist duo Rob Zangardi and Mariel Haenn have been co-creative directing the affordable sunglasses line Privé Revaux since 2017, which they landed through their client Hailee Steinfeld, who co-founded the brand. (The two have also put their fashion know-how towards a slew of celebrity licensing and branding deals, including those with Jennifer Lopez and Jessica Biel.) As Privé Revaux continues to grow, Zangardi notes that their roles have taken on more responsibility while overseeing the look and feel of the brand, like coming up with a collection concept each season to creative directing an ad campaign shoot.
And while these opportunities or partnerships allow stylists to take their artistry to another level, there are benefits on the brand's side, too. "We have our own contacts and relationships, photographers we've met through the years," says Zangardi. "We just did a [Privé Revaux] shoot where we used Gwen Stefani's hair and makeup team, which we also work with."