Michael Beshara is a fashion stylist based in New York.
Born in Saudi Arabia to Egyptian parents, Michael spent his childhood years between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, where he attended American and British schools. At the age of 16, he was awarded a full scholarship to a United World College in British Columbia, Canada, where he completed the International Baccalaureate Diploma. He then earned his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University majoring in Economics with minors in Art History and French Studies.
After working at the Versace USA corporate headquarters, Michael’s professional career began as a stylist assistant. He has been the New York assistant to Sarah Richardson for the duration of five years and has assisted numerous other stylists such as Beat Bolliger and Jay Massacret. In the course of his training, he has worked on editorial projects for publications such as LOVE, i-D, Purple, W, V, Vogue Russia, Vogue China, Vogue Japan, Vogue Australia, Teen Vogue, Interview, Harper’s Bazaar UK and Elle UK; and has worked with advertising clients including Just Cavalli, Giorgio Armani S.p.A., Hugo Boss, Max Mara Fashion Group, Diane Von Furstenberg, DKNY, Jimmy Choo, ALDO, Theory, J Brand, Esprit, Sisley, H&M, Express, Victoria's Secret, Simon Malls and Coca-Cola.
Through these assignments, Michael has worked with photographers such as David Sims, Mert & Marcus, Glen Luchford, Peter Lindbergh, Alasdair McLellan, Craig McDean, Mario Sorrenti, Terry Richardson, Hans Feurer and Emma Summerton.
Alongside styling, Michael is currently assistant to the Editor-in-Chief and Creative Director of Document Journal.