Rachel Balzarini is a Fashion Stylist & Art Director. Born & raised in Queens, NY - Rachel is a graduate of Parsons and also studied at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and The Accademia Italiana in Italy. Growing up with a very mixed fashion background and working creatively for years within brands like MaxMara, Pucci, Burberry, Vivienne Tam, Helmut Lang and Margiela…Rachel’s innate sense of style, mixture of cultures and industry knowledge give her an undeniable edge. She is meticulous, innovative, playful and draws inspiration from people, art, travel & her life experiences. She launched her full-time styling career with Bandier in 2015, where she focused on creating and growing the company’s visual fitness/fashion aesthetic from the ground up, working in-house as a stylist, producer and other creative roles. Rachel has worked with various top models, has assisted stylists including Carlos Nazario, Tom Van Dorpe, Carrie Weidner, Freddie Leiba. She has had her own published editorial work in The N.Y. Times, Cake, Philippine Tatler, HUF, Glassbook, Vulkan, Lucy’s and Squeeze Magazine. She believes the most important thing to represent in her work is true diversity on all levels.