Gwen Mazer is the owner of Total Image Management, a consulting firm in San Francisco that advises companies and individual clients about the power of personal image as a component of communication. She also leads seminars especially designed for women in midlife transition. Ms. Mazer was a fashion editor and columnist for Harper's Bazaar creating the original Lifestyle pages, creative director for Esprit, and owner of signature boutiques in New York and San Francisco. She has been featured in a wide range of media including The New Yorker, Vogue, the San Francisco Examiner, has appeared on numerous television programs, and has written for various publications. She has received many awards from the fashion and image industry.
Christine Alicino is a commercial fine art photographer and educator based in San Francisco, California. Her awards include the Cleo, the International ARC, Graphics and Communication Arts Awards. She has collaborated on projects with artists forÿMOMA San Francisco and produced notable portraits of celebrities including Bill Gates, Nicholas Cage, M.F.K. Fisher, John Adams, Tracy Chapman, and Tom Waits. Her advertising clients include Visa, Levis, and Warner Brothers Records. Featured articles on her have appeared in Communication Arts, Polaroid Magazine and Photo District News.