The Style Series: Stylist and costumer Alexander Allen has worked with celebrities from Madonna to Denzel Washington and now, he's teamed with Amazon for its latest Prime Wardrobe serviceGet the Full StoryPhoto by DAVID X PRUTTING Patrick McMullan via Getty Images
Alexander Allen is a fashion stylist and costume designer who has now signed on to work as a stylist with Amazon's new Prime Wardrobe service.
Allen says that, over the course of his past 20 years in the industry, he's dressed everyone from Shakira to Beyonc , worked on Madonna's tour, styled artist Takashi Murakami, and worked with designers including Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, and Dsquared2.
Allen has also worked extensively in entertainment, with wardrobe and costume department credits on the movies "Ocean's 8" and "Second Act," the TV show "POSE" starring Billy Porter , and Broadway's "Iceman Cometh" starring Denzel Washington .
In an exclusive interview with Business Insider, Allen discusses his career and shares his insights into the ever-changing fashion industry.
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Fresh off working on wardrobe and costuming for Madonna's tour, stylist Alexander Allen is now poised to work with Amazon Prime Wardrobe as a stylist, where he will assist the tech giant with its foray into the fashion retail sphere. But before he started working with the tech giant, Allen was a veteran stylist within the hip-hop industry and says he's worked with everyone from Eve to Beyonc to Shakira and even Denzel Washington.
He's also worked in film, television, and theater, with wardrobe, costuming, and styling credits on "Ocean's 8," Fox's "Almost Family," Ryan Murphy's "POSE," and "Network" with Tony Goldwyn. In an interview with Business Insider, Allen spoke about how he developed his career and how he feels about the way the industry has changed over the years.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Traditional Japanese swords can take over 18 months to create here's what makes them so specialSee Also:You can now buy 'stock' in a rare 52,500 Herm s Birkin bag, thanks to an online investing app here's how it worksThe life and rise of Brad Pitt, who went from a 6,000 breakout role in 'Thelma & Louise' to commanding millions per movie as Hollywood's leading manJeff Bezos reportedly just bought the most expensive home ever sold in California after spending nearly a year touring some of the priciest mega-mansions in the stateSEE ALSO: The Style Series: How a millennial entrepreneur turned her knitting blog into a million-dollar business
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