Essential Solutions work with our clients to contine to tell the story of their brand, so it made perfect sense to team up with our stylist Carol Sae-Yang to help you to tell the story of your brand.

Your brand is who you are.

It’s the clothes you wear, the way you speak & what you have to say.

It’s your Tagline, your values & your integrity.

But most importantly about you.

Carol’s economy of style and energetic Sagittarian traits inform her visionary MO, whilst her drive and industry know-how will hook you from the get-go. From enabling private clients to cultivate and own their individual look, in turn boosting their sartorial mojo, to styling a shoot or furnishing a private residence, she brings her exacting eye and acute organisational skills to every project.

Carol’s fundamental quest is to equip clientele with a very clear and positive vision of themselves or their brand.

As a stylist, Carol possesses over twenty years of experience in fashion, commercial and interior styling, working with private clientele plus Australia’s top photographers, models, and high profile personalities for major publications and television networks. Having completed studies in journalism and fashion design in Sydney, Carol established herself in print media as a beauty and fashion editor landing the plum role of producing and styling covers and shoots for The Sydney Morning Herald supplements including ‘Good Living’ and ‘Spectrum.’

Carol then spread her wings as a freelance stylist dressing both men and women for numerous productions on Channel 10, Channel 7 and MTV Australia whilst contributing to key print titles including CosmopolitanInStyleBride to Be and various Hardie Grant publications. She also created and managed her own bespoke fashion label Halcyon Collections for four years and worked as a merchandise and sales specialist for the iconic fashion label Scanlan Theodore.

More recently, she was the resident Style Lecturer at the The Whitehouse Institute of Design in Sydney, in a part time capacity. Her role involved preparing students for a range of creative and technical roles in the design industry (including: fashion styling, creative direction, visual merchandising, magazine publishing, event design and management, plus interior design and food styling).

Strengthening her branding acumen, Carol is also actively involved in the commercial arena, styling and producing content for advertisements and personal branding.

In need of an impressive suite of profile pictures to upload to LinkedIn, Facebook, your business website or to integrate into print marketing collateral?  Or capture the moments of magic after a styling session with Carol.

A functional and confident wardrobe is one of the most valuable assets you can posses. It impacts on everything – from your job, dressing to land that deal, the people you attract and the respect you receive. Carol will work with you to create your ultimate style edit.  To book your style edit that will include a visual style assessment incorporating key looks that positively define you, along with a list identifying sustainable staples that may be missing from your wardrobe that will mesh with existing separates.

Why not book a two hour session with Carol prior to your shoot to workshop your wardrobe. Invest in your style: $180 per hour, plus gst for two hours of dedicated time with Carol.

Carol will organise all the logistics, from securing an exclusive location to organising hair, make-up and photography with experienced industry leaders (the Gleam Team). Carol will be by your side on the day to manage your personal styling right through to art directing the shoot.

Carol will contact you prior to your shoot so that she can brief you on what clothing and accessories to bring from your wardrobe.  Your session can be in your home with an in depth consultation to determine wardrobe choices fro the shoot in keeping with your personal branding.

Carol will have her customised ‘bag of tricks’ onsite with cloths, accessories and jewellery pieces from her personal styling collection to give your shoot a material advantage.

It is recommended we schedule a photo shoot with a minimum two week lead time. The session will take approximately half a day or four hours to incorporate outfit changes hair and make-up preparation and photography. They won’t call it’s a wrap until they have THE shot!

Make a day of it and organise a shoot on the same day with a friend or colleague, a maximum of two people per day to make sure you receive the best of the best. Shoots can be arranged for our Corporate clients with a shoot set up in your office on a dedicated day just for your team.

You will receive all of your favourite images in hi-resolution digital files from the shoot via dropbox or on a USB stick for both digital and print purposes. Hi-resolution files can be optimised into user-friendly formats for social media channels; LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and all other digital platforms.

Photo session – the investment in your ‘brand’
$2,100, plus gst for a single shoot, half day
$3,080, plus gst for a double shoot, full day

Get in touch with our Lifestyle Team to receive your free phone or skype introductory consultation with Carol.