Born and raised in NY, Patti Wilson has been working in fashion for as long as she can remember. Through out her career she has worked the most important fashion photographers in the industry, Steven Klein, Steven Miesel , Peter Lindeberg, Terry Richardson,and David LaChapelle are only of few of the many she collaborates with. Styling for Italian Vogue, I-D, Numero, and L'Uomo Vogue all of which have had an important impact on the fashion world over the past decade. Patti continues to collaborate with the most influentia designers and is recognized world wide for her eclectic taste and and continuous capacity to provide her clients such as Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Moschino, Christian Lacroix, Valentino, and the industry with a window of which to observe fashion from a different perspective.
Here's a bio of her from i-D magazine ... showing her beginnings:
Wilson, Patti Stylist
Patti found fashion styling at a young age and has since contributed to magazines including Vanity Fair, Japanese and French Vogue, Visionaire, Interview and Rolling Stone. She is currently i-D’s New York Fashion Editor. Collaborating with photographers including David LaChapelle, Steven Klein, Ellen Von Unwerth, Richard Burbridge, Guzman, Terry Richardson and Sarah Moon, Patti also styles some of the biggest names in black music. She spent her early career waitressing and then as a hostess in a jazz club before finding work as a stylist assistant. In the early '90s Patti met Edward Enninful and started working for i-D.