As a Branding/Creative Director, Nazanine Afshar (aka “Naz”) delivers the inspired creative powering the multitude of successful retail and fashion brands. A global cosmopolitan, Naz has lived and worked in Paris, London, New York City and Los Angeles. Recently, she joined forces with the Allure Magazine/Blue Soho team for the Gigi Hadid/Tommy Hilfiger Collection augmented reality ad Campaign.
Naz is a sought-after branding/creative director developing 360º branding for retail giants such as Bebe, Forever 21 and Lane Bryant. She collaborated with a multitude of luminaries, models, and celebrities. The winner or multiple design competitions, her award-winning work has been featured in numerous design publications such as CMYK, Type Director's Club Annual, Business Graphics and Logo Lounge.
Naz’s campaigns have been displayed in New York’s Times Square, LA’s Wilshire Miracle Mile and Hollywood’s Sunset Boulevard. Her fashion editorial work has been featured in Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, Nylon, Flaunt, Zink, Kurv Australia and a bevy of others. Her creative direction drove the original layouts and mastheads for magazines such as 7 Hollywood, Audrey and, most recently, NAIL IT!.
She co-founded Fashion for Conservation and Elephantasia charities with the latter receiving praise from Vogue and other industry leaders. Elephantasia launched its first major runway collection during London Fashion Week in the fall of 2017.
Naz is an inspiring teacher, mentoring a diverse group of photographers, graphic designers, web designers, stylists, fashion designers and videographers. In addition, she holds multiple lectures throughout the year on branding, building a cohesive fashion collection and photo art direction.
Naz is a forward-looking visionary that pushes boundaries and inspires her team to strive for originality. She is a powerful creative branding force, mentor, teacher, and friend of the arts.