Samantha Traina is a freelance fashion stylist and consultant. Known for her understated elegance, and effortless while approachable signature style.
Samantha has experience in design and brand consulting with numerous women's fashion brands and designers on projects including seasonal collections, runway shows and presentations, as well as print campaigns and editorial projects. Having worked with a range of contemporary women’s fashion and lifestyle brands such as Thakoon, Tory Burch, Goop, Equipment, Margaux, Joie, and Entireworld, among others.
She has experience styling editorials for such publications as Porter, W, Vogue (Australia, Mexico, Ukraine and US), Harpers Bazaar (UK and US), Vanity Fair, Dazed & Confused and Teen Vogue, among others. Some advertising work includes styling campaigns for clients such as Tom Ford, Target, Warby Parker, Wrangler, Ann Taylor, Equipment, Aldo, Clare Vivier, Beauty Counter, John Hardy jewelry, Superga sneakers, and Neiman Marcus le book.
Previously, Samantha was the Fashion Director of C magazine for many years, a California lifestyle magazine based in Los Angeles with a circulation of over 100k. Her role included overseeing the fashion sections of C Magazine, C Men's issues, and C Wedding issues. She was responsible for conceptualizing and styling all cover and fashion feature stories, as well as generating, writing and editing all fashion news stories.
With a broad background as a stylist, creative director, design consultant and fashion editor, Samantha blends her experience with both the high fashion and contemporary markets in her approach to her signature style.