David Bonney’s unique point of view, his creative and challenging approach to print media, his vast experience in the advertising world, plus his renowned collaborative skills, have made him one of Australia’s most popular and in demand fashion stylists.
David was Fashion Director at Grazia Australia until March 2013, and a contributing Fashion Editor for several years before taking up the role. He has also been a regular contributor to Sunday Style, the Sunday Magazine, Black Magazine and pagesonline.
As well as being the launching Fashion Director for both Yen Magazine and Dazed & Confused Australia/NZ, his distinctive styling has also been seen in U.S. Nylon, U.S. Instyle, Intersection, The U.K Telegraph, The Blow Up, Qantas Magazine, The Australian Financial Review Magazine, the(sydney)magazine, GQ Australia, Monster Children and Oyster.
In 2012 David collaborated with famed milliner Philip Treacy on projects for Mischa Barton. He has also worked closely with Rachel Bilson, Eric Bana, Nicole Richie, Ryan Kwanten, Michael Stipe, Human Nature, Ricki-Lee Coulter, Olga Kurylenko, Emma Roberts, Sarah Murdoch, Jennifer Hawkins, Harry Kewell, Sam Worthington, Ben Wishaw and Rachael Taylor.
In 2013 David curated instore photographic exhibitions and a print catalogue for cutting edge label Saxony. He called on some of Australia's best creative talent to ponder their personal ideals of beauty and to contribute imagery to this startling body of work - Beneath the Surface.
After studying theatre and working as performer and director, David is able to bring a confident big picture approach to his fashion projects. He has designed for Australian Dance Theatre, and been Creative Director on shows for Levi’s, adidas, Tommy Hilfiger, L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival, Bonds, Marnie Skillngs, Loveable Lingerie and An Ode to No One.
His advertising clients include Sunglass Hut, Myer, Globe, Bonds, JAG, Lee Jeans, Mossimo, David Jones, Levi’s, Calibre, Loveable, adidas, MJ Bale, Rolex Boutique, Elke Jewellery, Berlei, Cotton On, Bell Shakespeare Company and the Sydney Dance Company.
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