James Writes ‘Men’ for GQ Magazine

GQ PicWith the men’s collections concluding James was tapped by Conde Nast International to do a trend report for GQ Magazine – South Africa. He had the privilege of reviewing the Paris shows for the magazine. This was an important assignment for James, and one that he did not take lightly, especially after the tragedies of the last two weeks in Paris. Check out James’s full coverage here.

James Does Best Dressed List for Glamour Magazine

Header GoldenGlobesWith one major award show down (last night’s Golden Globes), and many more to go, Glamour Magazine tapped James to compile a list of his best dressed from the night. There were some stunners and some that left James feeling like he’d just stepped on to the set of “The Hours.” Either way, his list was published and people are already talking about some of his selections. Do you agree with his choices? Check out the list here.

James Curates Hollywood Glamour for Circle + Square

33272d5b2911848211798333e54fbf06AWARDS SEASON (all caps because it’s kind of a big deal), is a huge time of the year for James. Between styling, writing, and some commentary, he’s always busy. It doesn’t help that the fall collections (Fashion Month) always take place in the middle of everything either. Alas, James was asked by popular online hub Circle + Square to curate from their impressive inventory, a list of clutches to go with any red carpet look during Awards Season. The result is some pretty awesome pieces by amazing talents in the industry. Check them out here.

James Writes the Pre-Fall 2015 Collections

Photo-Courtesy-of-Christian-SirianoWhen James isn’t styling, he’s probably writing. When he isn’t writing… you guessed it, he’s probably styling. These things go hand in hand for the double threat. We personally don’t know how he does it but he does. That’s why we are uber-proud of him for publishing new commentary on the Pre-Fall 2015 collections.

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James R. Sanders Styles Editorial for DORIAN


Dorian Magazine, the self-proclaimed first international high-fashion gay magazine tapped our favorite stylist to style an editorial around New York and knitwear for their Winter 2014/15 issue. The photos were amazing due to the fabulous photography from Brooklyn-based Scott Jung. Of course Italian heartthrob and Milan movie star Emanuel was the perfect model for the day and made shooting easier.

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James Publishes Holiday Fashion Guide


We’ve been working quietly in the background with our fearless leader to curate some of the most fabulous fashion for the holiday season. Whether it’s a Christmas party, an evening at the Met, or New Year’s Eve – we’ve got you covered. It is with the biggest pleasure in the world, that we introduce HOLIDAY 2014 presented by James R. Sanders and his team at StyledbyJames.com. Here’s the link to download: 2014 Holiday for StyledbyJames.com

Introducing: Treachery – A Fashion Film Styled by James

Vogue_Italia_Editorial_Look02_225 as Smart Object_color copyJames most recently, had the opportunity to style a film and editorial around the idea of cheating in the 40s. Using New York and French designers, James, Scott Jung, and Scott Brasher, created an epic storyline with fashion as the big star. The film premiered on Creem Magazine’s website. Here’s the introduction below:

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James Styles & Writes Cover Story featuring ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Alum

FAVE Cover Natalie HallJames has been off these last few weeks working on new projects but we had to tell you the latest. A few months ago, James styled actress Natalie Hall for the cover of Canadian Magazine FAVE. In addition, he was also asked to write the cover story. James’ inspiration for the shoot was blonde ambition, specifically blondes in Hollywood who’ve created their own niche and worked hard to solidify themselves as major players in the industry.

“Natalie has such a strong look, I wanted to bring that out in this shoot, while still focusing on classic looks and silhouettes,”said James.

Some of you may recognize Natalie Hall from countless TV shows, among the teen and tween crowd, she was Hannah’s evil step-sister on the popular drama “Pretty Little Liars.” She’s also been on “True Blood,” “Star-Crossed,” “All My Children,” and countless other shows and films. Natalie is a native Canadian, so this shoot was personal for the actress. Continue reading

James Trends for Glamour Magazine

James was on the scene during New York Fashion Week to cover the shows for Glamour Magazine’s South Africa syndicate. He loves the global media market, and his trend story was just published. Check it out here: http://glamour.co.za/2014/09/trends-new-york-fashion-week/

James for Circle & Square

James R. Sanders for Circle and SquareThe Styled by James team is pleased to announce that James R. Sanders has partnered with new luxury goods e-commerce Circle & Square to curate special items around fashion themes. The first was published today and it’s all about New York Fashion Week. All of the items are shoppable on the Circle & Square website.

“I’m excited to be working with the amazing people at Circle & Square. When I came across their site, I was immediately impressed by how awesome their products were.”

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