Talia Pepe is a DC native who has been passionate about the fashion industry since a young age. Her first fashion show was in second grade while attending Wilkinson Elementary School in Southeast,DC. During college she worked as a sales associate and assignment desk editor on the weekends at ABC News. After receiving an editor job offer at her first Fashion Week, "Bella" later decided to take her pursuits full-time; leaving university in Memphis and moving to New York.
She has been captured in notable street style shoots and campaigns. Her breakout modeling moment occurred with American Apparel. Later modeling in Yeezy Season 3 and Yeezy Season 4.
"I paid my dues interning and styling at luxury fashion boutiques and fashion offices in New York City including, but not limited too (pun intended-working as a temp employee at L brands corporate sucked), Burberry, Fila, Nike, Just Cavalli, Kate Spade, Tibi, Marc Jacobs/Book Marc, Maison Margiela, MM6, before working for high-profile editorial shoots with Rolling Stone, V, Vibe, and XXL magazines."
A streetwear pioneer. She mentions her biggest learning experience was spent working in the fashion closet at V Magazine and assisting lead stylist Renata Gar in Chinatown, downtown New York, for nearly two years.
Presently, she is the owner of Talia Bella image consulting+ luxury styling service, and Talia Bella Vintage.
Talia is located in Los Angeles and New York City.