“People would tell you, ‘I’m a stylist’ and we’d nudge each other and say, ‘They’re unemployed’. Everybody was a stylist, weren’t they? And, of course, there wasn’t such a thing as a stylist before that. We just put ourselves together. It wasn’t called ‘styling’. Isn’t that the funniest thing?”
Scarlett Cannon, Style Icon, muses on the dawn of the fashion stylist in the 1980s.