Leïla Smara

Leïla is a French stylist living in Paris. She has started her career in 1998 for the magazine Vogue Paris under the direction of Joan Juliet Buck.

In 1999 she joined Vogue Homme International magazine and worked under the direction of Richard Buckley during 6 years. Then, she became the fashion director of Libération Next magazine untill end of 2014. She is now the fashion director of LUI Magazine. At the same time she works as a freelance stylist.

She is working with photographers and directors such as Alexi Lubomirski, Ellen Von Unwerth, Francesco Carrozzini, Greg Kadel, Hedi Slimane, Jan Welters, Jean Baptiste Mondino, Karl Lagerfeld, Mike Figgis, Patrick Demarchelier, Richard Burbridge, Solve Sundsbo, Ralph Mecke, Craig Mc Dean, Stéphane Sednaoui, Zoé Cassavetes...

Leïla had the privilege to work among others with Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chloe Sévigny, Clive Owen, Elisa Sednaoui, Emmanuelle Seigner, Gaspard Ulliel, Kanye West, Kate Moss, Léa Seydoux, Mélanie Laurent, Mickey Rourke, Monica Bellucci, Naomi Watts, Pharrell Williams, Sophie Marceau, Stephen Dorff, Freida Pinto, Beatrice Dalle, Maggie Cheung, Maiwenn, Anna Mouglalis, Rachida Brakni, Vanessa Paradis, Vincent Cassel.