Gabriela Yiaxis

Costume Designer

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Gabriela Yiaxis is an established costume designer and stylist in Film and advertising. She has worked internationally for over 15 years, taking characters from script to screen with a distinct blend of authenticity, style and realism. 

A London based Brazilian Lebanese who studied Architecture and Fashion at university before moving her career to Costume Design. Gabriela's diversity and experience allows her to move effortlessly between fields: from period to contemporary, narrative to fashion and Film to TV and commercials, giving her the skills to handle A-List cast, creative high expectations from directors along with the ability of working across all budget levels. 

She has worked with some of the most well respected Film & TV directors and photographers in the industry, including David Share, Tom Tagholm, Yann Demange, Tom Green, Henry Hobson, Sam  Brown, Martin Campbell, Chris Palmer, The Cronenweths, Adam Bergh, Otto Stupakoff, Edward Watts, Michael Paledimos. Gabriela has also worked with artists including Helen Mirren, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Watkins, Kate Hardie, Ella Purnell, Paul McCartney, Kate Moss, Susie Black, Olivia Coleman, Usain Bolt and Wayne Rooney, under the belt of the most esteemed names in Film, Art, Fashion and Advertising companies, including Film4, BFI, BBC Films, Vogue, Arena Home, Pop Magazine, Whitechapel Gallery, Tate Modern, Stink, Somesuch, Furlined, Rogue Films, Park Pictures and O Positive. 

Gabriela owns an eclectic mix of contemporary and period stock which she uses whenever possible as an alternative to disposable fashion to help keep the industry more sustainable. 

 

Drama

ProductionCompanyNotes

THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE BASED ON A PACK OF LIES
TV Series

2022

Sister Pictures / BBC One

Dir: Robbie McKillop
Producers: Georgie Fallon, Naomi De Pear

THE BIRTH OF DANIEL F HARRIS
TV Series

2021

Clerkenwell / Channel 4

Dirs: Alex Winckler & Alexandra Brodski
Prod: Gavin O'Grady

BRIAN AND CHARLES
Feature Film

2021

BFI / Film 4

Dir: Jim Archer
*Premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2021

BARDO
Feature

2021

Feature One Ltd

Dir: Ben O'Connor
Feat: Clara Francis
Steve Oram
Bryony Miler

HOMEBOUND
Television series

2021

BFI, BBC Films & Film London

Dir: Sebastian Godwin
Producer: Hugo Godwin

CAPITAL
TV Pilot

2020

BBC Worldwide / Cuba Pictures

Dir: Freddy Syborn
Prod. Caroline Lawrence

Short Films

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FINGERS CROSSED

2020

Marmalade Films Ltd

Dir: Sacha Lynch-Robinson
*Selected for London City Film Awards, Liverpool Film Festival, Nottingham International Film Festival, London Short Film Festival LSFF, Estonia POFF Shorts Festival, Tokyo Lift-off Festival, Manchester Film Festival

OKSIJAN

2017

Blink / Edward Watts Films Ltd

Dir: Edward Watts
Producers: Caz Lawrence, Beatrice Warren
*Winner of 2018 Accolade Global Film Award of Excellence, 2018 Delhi International Film Festival Award for Best Director
*Selected for London Film Festival 2017, Portland International Film Festival 2018, London Short Film Festival 2018, Sarasota Film Festival 2018, and over 15 other film festivals around the world

NORO

2016

Disruptive Element Films

Dir: Duncan Roe
Prod: Ali Mitchell

MERGER

2018

Keiichi Matsuda Ltd

Dir: Keiichi Matsuda
Producer: Guy Walker

AWAY FROM ME

2016

Dir: Duncan Roe / Fran Fowler

Commercials

ProductionCompanyNotes

McQUEEN

2022

Somesuch

Dir: Duncan Loudon

HOME OFFICE

2021

Stink

Dir: Tom Green

AUDI

2021

O Positive

Dir: Nadia Hallgren

JUST EAT

2021

Blink

Dir: Pedro Martin Calero

NY BAKERY

2021

Stink

Dir: Tom Green

SKY CREATIVE

2021

Sky

Dir: Rob Blishen

NUROFEN

2020

Blink

Dir: Abbie Stephens

NHS

2020

Park Pictures

Dir: Tom Tagholm

LEGO

2020

Stink

Dir: Neo

SKY

2019

Sky Creative

Dir: Rob Blishen

FIFA

2019

Pulse

Dir: Yann Demange

TENA

2019

Lief

Dir: Nina Holmgren

LIDL

2019

Stink

Dir: Tom Green

SMITHWICKS

2019

O Positive

Dir: David Shane

VW 'ZOMBIE'

2019

O Positive

Dir: David Shane
*British Arrows nominated

VW 'ROAD BLOCK'

2019

O Positive

Dir: David Shane
*British Arrows nominated

VW 'LAWYER'

2019

O Positive

Dir: David Shane
*British Arrows nominated

VW 'MONSTER IN A BOX'

2019

O Positive

Dir: David Shane

VW 'DRIVER'

2019

O Positive

Dir: David Shane

BRITISH AIRWAYS 'MADE BY BRITAIN'

2018

Park Pictures

Dir: Tom Tagholm

BABBEL

2018

O Positive

Dir: David Shane

WEIGHT WATCHERS

2018

Prettybird

Dir: Ian Schwartz

ARTHRITIS

2018

Park Pictures

Dir: Tom Tagholm

COMFORT

2018

Fresh Film

Dir: Harry Hall

BBC STRICTLY

2018

Rogue Films

Dir: Sam Brown

CENTER PARCS

2018

Park Pictures

Dir: Tom Tagholm

CURRY'S

2017

O Positive

Dir: Brian Billow

GALAXY

2017

Pulse Films

Dir: Sam Pilling

SECRET ESCAPES

2017

Somesuch

Dir: Tim Godsall

FINISH

Rock Hound

Dir: Trevor Melvin

RAY BAN

2017

Black Sheep

Dir: Nathan Prince @ Silent

PREGO

2016

Iconoclast

Dir: Ben Quinn

EVONY

2016

Furlined US

Dir: Henry Hobson

LIBERO

2016

Thomas Thomas

Dir: Karen Cunningham

MICROSOFT

2016

Lucky Strike

Dir: Jon X Carey

ADOT HOMELESS

ASD Lionheart

Dir: Dan Nathan

White Pencil Winner, D&AD Film Advertising Craft Awards 2015

SMACK DOWN
(UK Costume Stylist)

Furlined

Dir: Henry Hobson

NIKE

Caviar

Dir: Neil Brennan

GATORADE

Caviar

Dir: Arnaud Uyttenhove

GATORADE

Goldenwolf

Dir: ING Erlingsson

SEVEN SEAS

Seven Productions

Dir: Ed Sayers

MICROSOFT CLOUD

Lucky Strike

Dir: Erich Joiner

VISA

Mad Cow Films

Dir: Nick Taylor

LEXUS
(Costume Stylist)

Stink

Dir: Adam Bergh

BUDWEISER 'RISE AS ONE'

Lucky Strike

Dir: Saavedra & Andy Fogwill

RBS

Mad Cow Films

Dir: Katie Bell

DOMESTIC ABUSE 'SIGNS & SYMPTOMS'

Mad Cow Films

Dir: Dave Tynan

POST OFFICE

ASD Lionheart

Dir: Sam Strickland

SAGRES

Lucky Strike

Dir: Augusto Fraga

JK ROWLING POTTERMORE WEBSITE

15 Badgers

Dir: Andersen M

NATWEST

Slingback

Dir: Anthony Easton

VISA FEAT. USAIN BOLT - CONTENT
(Costume Stylist for Usain Bolt)

Partizan

Dir: Michael Williams

B&Q

Addiction

Dir: Elliot Naftalin

PEPSI MAX 'DATING'

Goodgate

Dir: Matthijs Van Heijningen

Other

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Editorial / Styling Projects:

Luker by Neighbourhood (Co Stylist)

Grind Japan

Photograher: Shunya Arai

Parkour (Co Stylist)

Jock & Nerds

Photographer: Paul Vickery

McQueen/Hussein/Mihara (Co Stylist)

Puma Black Label

Photographer: Roger Rich

Arena Homme+ Spring/Summer 2012 (Co Stylist)

Arena Magazine

Photographer: Jamie Morgan

Pop Woman: Susie Bick (Co Stylist)

POP Magazine

Photographer: Jamie Morgan

Gucci editorial (Co Stylist)

POP Magazine

Photographer: Jamie Morgan

Chris Nemeth (Co Stylist)

POP Magazine

Photographer: Mark Lebon

Puma Lifestyle shoot Spring/Summer 2014 (Co Stylist)

Photographer: Kenneth Cappello

Puma Lookbook Spring/Summer 2011 (Co Stylist)

Photographer: Ben Cook

Puma US Magazines/Billboards 2010 (Co Stylist)

Photographer: Jamie Morgan

Brutus Lookbook (Co Stylist)

Photographer: Jamie Morgan

Vogue Brazil Fashion Editorial 2006 (Stylist)

Vogue Magazine

Photographer: Otto Stupakoff

Art Projects:

Children's Commission 'The Name of Fear' 2015 (Costume Designer)

2016

Whitechapel Gallery

Artist: Rivane Neuenschwander

Costume Design Masterclass for GCSE students

Whitechapel Gallery London

History of Art workshop for young residents from Favela Babilonia in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2019

Worry dolls workshop for primary school students

2019

Whitechapel Gallery London

Craftivism workshop for young Latin American women in the UK

2019

Tate Modern London