Bo Houtenbos

Fashion Assistant & Stylist

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About me

Originally from New York City, Bo moved to London in 2008 after living in France for four years. Having worked at titles such as W, Elle UK, Sunday Times Style and InStyle UK she has regularly edited shopping pages, styled feature stories and assisted on both cover & main fashion shoots. Alongside styling independently for Garage online and China’s Post magazine. Currently freelancing on several in-house brand projects and contributing regularly to a variety of UK glossies.

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Skills

  • Editorial Layout
  • Assistant Styling
  • Styling Assitant
  • Personal Shopping
  • Socia Media
  • Excel

Work history

Currently

FASHION ASSISTANT & STYLIST

INSTYLE UK

Sep 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - Assisting a selection of stylists for both commercial and editorial projects, who include Anne-Marie Curtis, Natalie Hartley, Julia Sarr- Jamois, Amanda Bellan, Natasha Wray, Phoebe Arnold, Anna Foster and Ye Young Kim. - Contributing on a freelance basis to ELLE UK and Glamour UK. As well as, having worked closely with brands such as, M&S, Warehouse, Coast, Monsoon and Accessorize. - Editorially tasks include calling in, returns, going on appointments, shoot organization and international customs. Commercially tasks include working alongside the buying teams to help highlight their big trends, alongside the design teams on trend forecasting and alongside the PR teams to help promote key pieces for press coverage.

2013

Fashion Assitant

INSTYLE UK

Sep 2012 - Sep 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • FASHION ASSISTANT | INSTYLE UK | 2012- 2013 - Assisting Senior Fashion Editor Natalie Hartley on main fashion and cover shoots. - Editing still life shopping pages and styling feature stories. - Contributed to InStyle’s social media channels and assisting in Fashion Week organization - Developing strong press contacts amongst premium and high street brands.

2012

Fashion Assistant

Elle UK

Sep 2011 - Sep 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • JUNIOR FASHION ASSISTANT | ELLE UK | 2011- 2012 - Assisting Fashion Director Anne-Marie Curtis on main fashion and cover shoots. - Assisting Fashion Editor Amy Bannerman on editorials and shopping pages. - Regularly writing content for online and social medial channels. - International shoot organization including carnet, call ins and return coordination, fashion cupboard management.

Education

2017

Short Course Diploma in The Art and the Science of Buying and Merchandising

Business of Fashion

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
  • London, United Kingdom

2011

Short Course Diploma Editorial Styling

London College of Fashion

Jul 2011 - Aug 2011
  • London, United Kingdom

2011

BA(Hons) Fashion Merchandise Management

Westminster University

Sep 2008 - Sep 2011
  • London, United Kingdom