429-Magazine

30 Jan 429 Magazine: Red Carpet wardrobe stylist gives back

Written by Jen Woo Entering the fashion world as a model/actor waiting tables with no prior experience, Sam Russell joined the industry as an amateur and left a styling maven. However, tired of the soul-tearing ego of Hollywood, and inspired by his mother’s drive in overcoming struggle,...

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Truth is Cool

10 Jul Truth is Cool: He Takes from Well Heeled to Those in Need

Written  by Vicky Victoria The Giving Closet is a daydream transformed into reality. After 12 productive years on the Hollywood landscape, celebrity wardrobe stylist Sam Russell gave birth to an idea—an idea that blossomed into a passion project that personalities in show business could not easily ignore. “Hollywood was very,...

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Detroit-News

06 Mar Detroit News: Detroit Woman Surprised by $10,000 Wardrobe

Written by Ursula Watson Angela Williams — Williams was surprised Thursday with a $10,000 wardrobe by celebrity stylist Sam Russell, founder of the non-profit Giving Closet. (Steve Perez / The Detroit News) Detroit— Angela Williams got the star treatment at the Samaritan Center on the city’s east...

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