Fashion stylist and FIT alumna Alana Kelen uses her keen sense of clothing and accessories, along with a penchant for detail, to create unique, appropriate, and trend-setting images for television personalities and celebrities. Her forte is working with real people in real situations, helping to make them feel comfortable in the clothes they are wearing while looking amazing on air, in print and real life.
After graduating from FIT, Kelen worked at VH1 as a fashion stylist. Today, she remains with the company as head stylist of the VH1 Wardrobe department, while also consulting with MTV, NBC, Bravo, InStyle Magazine, Life & Style, Maxim, Billboard Magazine, Hollywood Life, Weight Watchers Magazine, Nautica, Michael Kors, Bloomingdales, Macy’s, and many private clients and advertising agencies.
Joe Zee, Advertising and Marketing ’92, is creative director of Elle. His previous positions include fashion director at W, contributing fashion editor at Details and House & Garden, and editor in chief of both the men's and women's editions of Vitals.
As a stylist, Zee has collaborated with many of fashion’s most renowned photographers – including Patrick Demarchelier, Alexei Hay, Annie Leibovitz, Carter Smith, Juergen Teller, and Bruce Weber – and has worked on campaigns for Banana Republic, Chanel, DKNY, Estèe Lauder, The Gap, H&M, Kenneth Cole, M.A.C Cosmetics, and more. An in-demand fashion expert, he has appeared such programs as Extra, Good Morning America, and Today, and he is the host of the Sundance Channel's All on the Line with Joe Zee, where he serves as an adviser to aspiring designers.