Marieke Merts' deep love for art, fashion and set design guided her towards a degree in Production Design. After honing her skills in prop-making, set building and costume designing, she decided to make a move from styling music videos, and enter into the world of magazines.
It was during an internship at Fairlady Magazine that she discovered hertrue passion for Fashion & Styling. From the Magazine world, Marieke has expanded her skills and has worked for one of South Africa's leading e-commerce retailers, Spree. Furthermore, she has expanded her work field to expose her talent to clients in fields such as various local & international TV commercials and advertsing campaigns. Marieke's work has been featured in various magazines such as Cosmopolitan SA, Cosmopolitan Middle East, Marie Claire SA (Contributing fashion editor) and Elle USA. Marieke has a forward thinking approach to styling, and is passionate about considering every aspect of a picture, from colour palettes and props to every last clothing fold.