After a couple of stints back and forth between New York and London in the early ‘90s, Storey came out to Los Angeles to work on music videos, commercials, and fashion shoots. “I got seduced by L.A. really slowly. The fact that I could do a lot of fashion because all the photographers came here to shoot locations, for the sunlight, the extremes...”
The city’s magnetism eventually won out, luring the Brit west for good. And fortunately for the loyal celebrity clients who’ve come to rely on her for their red-carpet turns—including Taylor Schilling, Miranda Kerr, Kate Bosworth, and Winona Ryder—she’s now very much at home.
In addition to her red-carpet work, Storey divides her time between fashion editorial and commercial work. The common denominator? A warm, flawless glow, perfected during her early pre-retouching career. “I used to like to do looks that were more extreme, like push it with editorials and everything, but I Iove the subtleties too,” she says. “It’s about the woman underneath.”
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