Kareem James

Kareem James

Works With 
Danielle Brooks, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Eric Benét, Raphael Saadiq, Musiq Soulchild, Tyler Glenn, and Jordan Sparks
Publications 
Vodda, Veoir

“Don’t follow the world, make the world follow you…” are words that New York City based celebrity stylist, KAREEM JAMES lives by. Kareem’s first passion and love was music, before he discovered styling and what he had to offer the fashion industry. Shortly after graduation, he landed an assistant position at Giant magazine where he was given the opportunity to style his first celebrity well story – that to this day is included in his portfolio. Kareem credits his mentors who empowered him to hone his craft and find his own authentic voice, including accomplished stylists Lori Goldstein, Mel Ottenberg and Beat Bolliger, He has since contributed to several publications including Giant, where he started his career and also served as a Contributing Fashion Editor, as well as Complex, Geil, Twill and GQ, Beach magazine. Kareem’s celebrity clientele includes Danielle Brooks, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Eric Benét, Raphael Saadiq, Musiq Soulchild, Tyler Glenn, and Jordan Sparks to name a few. In addition, he has styled advertising campaigns for Gap, Mark Eckos’ Cut & Saw, Cirox Byoz and Vigil. Kareem is passionate about helping his clients look and feel their best. He enjoys the collaborative process each new project brings and the opportunity to be a part of a multiple thought process. He aspires to be a creative director, across the entire spectrum of entertainment, and incorporating his first love of music into the fashion career he has built.