Stephanie Staunton is more than just a manicurist; she is an artist and an innovator who has carved a name for herself in the competitive world of fashion and beauty. With over 15 years of experience and a portfolio that spans across magazines, fashion shows, film, television, and celebrity clientele, she has established herself as a leading figure in her field.
In 2017, Stephanie's dedication and creativity were recognized with The Shooting Star award. Additionally, she was a finalist for Session Tech of the Year for four consecutive years, a testament to her consistency, excellence, and the high regard with which she is held in the industry.
Her editorial work is vast and varied, reflecting her adaptability and unique style. Stephanie has contributed to the pages of high-end fashion magazines including Tatler, Harper's Bazaar, Sunday Times Style, Grazia, Vogue, Stylist, GQ, Glamour, Numero, Under the Influence, Pop, L'Officiel, and de la Mode. These collaborations showcase her ability to create striking nail designs that complement diverse themes and aesthetics.
Stephanie's expertise has not only been sought after in the glossy pages of magazines but also on the runways of the fashion capitals. She has worked on an impressive fourteen seasons at London Fashion Week and three in Paris, including prestigious shows for leading brands such as Kenzo and Burberry. Serving as the key manicurist for designers like PPQ, Kristian Aadnevik, and Roberta Einer, she has played a crucial role in shaping the overall look and feel of various collections.
The allure of Stephanie's work extends to the celebrity world. Her clientele includes a sparkling array of stars like Little Mix, Louisa Johnson, Dame Joan Collins, Scarlett Johansson, Helena Bonham Carter, Mila Kunis, Jess Glynne, Jude Law, Leona Lewis, Jonathan Ross, Rosie Fortescue, Rita Ora, Iggy Azalea, and Eddie Redmayne. Stephanie's collaborations with these prominent figures have further solidified her reputation as a manicurist of choice for those in the spotlight.
Stephanie's artistry is not confined to the fashion world; her talents have also been featured in blockbuster films. Her movie credits include working on remarkable projects such as "The Avengers: Age of Ultron," "Jupiter Ascending," "Alice Through The Looking Glass," "American Assassin," and "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" (2017). These contributions speak to her ability to adapt to different genres and deliver outstanding results.
Her presence in the world of television is equally commendable, with credits on popular shows like "The Jonathan Ross Show," "Graham Norton," "The One Show," "The X Factor," and "Daybreak." Whether behind the scenes or working directly with hosts and guests, Stephanie brings her signature style and creativity to every project.
Stephanie's influence can also be seen in various advertising campaigns, including those for Karen Millen, Superdrug, Citizen K, Charlotte Tilbury, and Ariel. Her work in these campaigns demonstrates her understanding of branding and her capacity to translate a brand's identity through nail art.