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Sliding Doors with Elle Ferguson

Australian Influencer and beauty brand Founder Elle Ferguson talks to inspirational people from the world of fashion and beauty, about the sliding-door moment when they decided to take a chance and turn their passion into their career. They

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Season 1


Alex Brown - from small-town girl to A-list stylist

Celebrity hair stylist Alex Brown grew up in a tiny town in Minnesota with big city dreams, and a leap of faith landed her the job of a lifetime! Alex shares with host Elle Ferguson how she went from working in a small salon in Chicago to jumping at an incredible opportunity to move to LA and work with Jen Atkin, flying across the country to do hair for the Grammys, Oscars and a-list events in between; and why she walked away from an incredible jet-setting career to go it alone. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of Alex getting a life-changing phone call while hiking at the top of Runyon canyon, when she knew it was time to back herself and go out on her own and what it's like to do Justin Beiber's personal grooming!

Alex Brown - from small-town girl to A-list stylist

Celebrity hair stylist Alex Brown grew up in a tiny town in Minnesota with big city dreams, and a leap of faith landed her the job of a lifetime! Alex shares with host Elle Ferguson how she went from working in a small salon in Chicago to jumping at an incredible opportunity to move to LA and work with Jen Atkin, flying across the country to do hair for the Grammys, Oscars and a-list events in between; and why she walked away from an incredible jet-setting career to go it alone. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of Alex getting a life-changing phone call while hiking at the top of Runyon canyon, when she knew it was time to back herself and go out on her own and what it's like to do Justin Beiber's personal grooming!

31:27

EP11 - S1

15 Jun 21

Tobi Henney - from school teacher to celebrity make-up artist

Making the leap from teacher to Celebrity Make Up Artist isn’t a typical career path for most, but for Tobi Henney it was the best decision she ever made! Tobi sits down with host Elle Ferguson to share why she left her stable career to pursue her passion in New York working with the likes of Ashley Graham, Barbara Palvin, Ellie Golding and Poppy Delevigne, why rejection can often be a good thing and how she knew to back herself and just take the leap! *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of Tobi flying to Bulgaria to do Megan Fox's movie makeup, what it was like to work on-set at Saturday Night Live with Sara Bareilles and Kit Harington, and some great advice about the importance of staying authentic and surrounding yourself with good people in order to succeed!

Tobi Henney - from school teacher to celebrity make-up artist

Making the leap from teacher to Celebrity Make Up Artist isn’t a typical career path for most, but for Tobi Henney it was the best decision she ever made! Tobi sits down with host Elle Ferguson to share why she left her stable career to pursue her passion in New York working with the likes of Ashley Graham, Barbara Palvin, Ellie Golding and Poppy Delevigne, why rejection can often be a good thing and how she knew to back herself and just take the leap! *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of Tobi flying to Bulgaria to do Megan Fox's movie makeup, what it was like to work on-set at Saturday Night Live with Sara Bareilles and Kit Harington, and some great advice about the importance of staying authentic and surrounding yourself with good people in order to succeed!

39:40

EP10 - S1

8 Jun 21

Max May - from styling friends to doing hair and makeup for the stars

Working on the pages of fashion bibles Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, ELLE and GRAZIA with some of the worlds biggest celebrities, it's clear to see why Max May is considered a hugely influential Hair and Makeup Artist! Elle Ferguson sits down with Max to find out how his creative flair and natural talent for art helped launched him into the industry despite having no interest in hair and makeup when he started out, and how moving into digital with his beauty blog MaxMade and master classes propelled his brand globally. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of Max getting a cortisone shot to keep him going on an 18 hour photo shoot, how he bounced back after a Vogue fashion editor shut-down his makeup look and why he uses his platform to share knowledge and educate others breaking into the industry!

Max May - from styling friends to doing hair and makeup for the stars

Working on the pages of fashion bibles Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, ELLE and GRAZIA with some of the worlds biggest celebrities, it's clear to see why Max May is considered a hugely influential Hair and Makeup Artist! Elle Ferguson sits down with Max to find out how his creative flair and natural talent for art helped launched him into the industry despite having no interest in hair and makeup when he started out, and how moving into digital with his beauty blog MaxMade and master classes propelled his brand globally. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of Max getting a cortisone shot to keep him going on an 18 hour photo shoot, how he bounced back after a Vogue fashion editor shut-down his makeup look and why he uses his platform to share knowledge and educate others breaking into the industry!

46:26

EP09 - S1

18 May 21

Gab Waller – from op shopping to luxury fashion bounty hunter

With celebrities like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Jen Atkin and Hailey Bieber singing her praises, it’s no surprise that Gab Waller is the go-to girl to find any must-have designer piece that’s sold out worldwide! Gab is an Australian Luxury Personal Shopper whose product sourcing service has put her on speed dial for celebrity clients and fashion fans around the world. Host Elle Ferguson sits down with Gab to find out how she came to run a global business in an industry that didn’t even exist a couple of years ago, how answering a DM from Rosie Hunting-Whitely propelled her to international fame and why finding ‘needle in the haystack’ pieces are her favourite. *Spoiler alert* This episode contains stories about how Gab went from growing up in a five-shop town to tracking down sold out Bottega's and rare vintage Chanel bags, how she had to prove herself when nobody knew who she was and why being kind is such an important part of her business!

Gab Waller – from op shopping to luxury fashion bounty hunter

With celebrities like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Jen Atkin and Hailey Bieber singing her praises, it’s no surprise that Gab Waller is the go-to girl to find any must-have designer piece that’s sold out worldwide! Gab is an Australian Luxury Personal Shopper whose product sourcing service has put her on speed dial for celebrity clients and fashion fans around the world. Host Elle Ferguson sits down with Gab to find out how she came to run a global business in an industry that didn’t even exist a couple of years ago, how answering a DM from Rosie Hunting-Whitely propelled her to international fame and why finding ‘needle in the haystack’ pieces are her favourite. *Spoiler alert* This episode contains stories about how Gab went from growing up in a five-shop town to tracking down sold out Bottega's and rare vintage Chanel bags, how she had to prove herself when nobody knew who she was and why being kind is such an important part of her business!

35:12

EP08 - S1

11 May 21

Justine Marjan - from beachside hair braiding to styling the Hollywood heavyweights

How do you go from braiding hair on a beach to styling the Kardashians' hair? For Beauty Influencer and Celebrity Hairstylist Justine Marjan it definitely wasn't a traditional career path, but she is now a leader in the industry styling the Hollywood elite. Justine shares with host Elle Ferguson how she went from working as a salon receptionist to landing her dream job in celebrity and editorial styling, creating some of the most iconic and trendsetting looks backstage at fashion week and on the red carpet. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains boss babe stories of Justine navigating a male-dominated field to lead shows backstage, what it was like to work under industry powerhouses Jen Atkin and Kristin Ess and some amazing advice about how to face your fears and take the leap into the unknown to make your dreams a reality! 

Justine Marjan - from beachside hair braiding to styling the Hollywood heavyweights

How do you go from braiding hair on a beach to styling the Kardashians' hair? For Beauty Influencer and Celebrity Hairstylist Justine Marjan it definitely wasn't a traditional career path, but she is now a leader in the industry styling the Hollywood elite. Justine shares with host Elle Ferguson how she went from working as a salon receptionist to landing her dream job in celebrity and editorial styling, creating some of the most iconic and trendsetting looks backstage at fashion week and on the red carpet. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains boss babe stories of Justine navigating a male-dominated field to lead shows backstage, what it was like to work under industry powerhouses Jen Atkin and Kristin Ess and some amazing advice about how to face your fears and take the leap into the unknown to make your dreams a reality! 

27:13

EP07 - S1

4 May 21

Jackie Frank – from beautician to publishing icon at 21

Making the leap from beautician to Founding Editor of a global magazine at 21 isn’t a typical career path for most, but it was the start of a life of reinvention for publishing icon Jackie Frank. Jackie sits down with host Elle Ferguson to share how she made the decision to publish powerful and confronting stories that hadn't been seen before in the pages of a glossy magazine like marie clare, how she helped pioneer paid maternity leave in Australia and why she walked away from an iconic magazine and into the world of digital to create Be Frank Group. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of lobbyists campaigning to remove Jackie as Editor, why she put her New York dreams on hold to take the lead at marie clare and advice about the importance of staying curious, authentic and moving with the world as it rapidly changes!

Jackie Frank – from beautician to publishing icon at 21

Making the leap from beautician to Founding Editor of a global magazine at 21 isn’t a typical career path for most, but it was the start of a life of reinvention for publishing icon Jackie Frank. Jackie sits down with host Elle Ferguson to share how she made the decision to publish powerful and confronting stories that hadn't been seen before in the pages of a glossy magazine like marie clare, how she helped pioneer paid maternity leave in Australia and why she walked away from an iconic magazine and into the world of digital to create Be Frank Group. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of lobbyists campaigning to remove Jackie as Editor, why she put her New York dreams on hold to take the lead at marie clare and advice about the importance of staying curious, authentic and moving with the world as it rapidly changes!

37:58

EP06 - S1

27 Apr 21

Kristie Dash - from small town dancer to Instagram leader at just 26

Kristie Dash is a big part of a platform you probably spend hours a day scrolling through - Instagram; where she helps brands and influencers truly stand out as the Fashion and Beauty Partnerships Manager. Kristie shares with host Elle Ferguson her amazing journey of being a dancer from a small town to moving to New York to intern at Vogue, Teen Vogue and Harper's Baazar before landing a job with Eva Chen at Lucky Magazine - and all this before making the leap to the incredible world of Instagram at just 26! *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of a chance encounter that led Kristie to organise clothes on an Italian Vogue shoot for Kanye West, advice on how to find confidence when you're the youngest (and blondest!) person in the room, and some amazing tips and tricks about Instagram!

Kristie Dash - from small town dancer to Instagram leader at just 26

Kristie Dash is a big part of a platform you probably spend hours a day scrolling through - Instagram; where she helps brands and influencers truly stand out as the Fashion and Beauty Partnerships Manager. Kristie shares with host Elle Ferguson her amazing journey of being a dancer from a small town to moving to New York to intern at Vogue, Teen Vogue and Harper's Baazar before landing a job with Eva Chen at Lucky Magazine - and all this before making the leap to the incredible world of Instagram at just 26! *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of a chance encounter that led Kristie to organise clothes on an Italian Vogue shoot for Kanye West, advice on how to find confidence when you're the youngest (and blondest!) person in the room, and some amazing tips and tricks about Instagram!

41:52

EP05 - S1

20 Apr 21

Paul Vasileff - from making formal dresses at 11 to designing Oscar red carpet gowns

Designer and Founder of Paolo Sebastian, Paul Vasileff has truly made his mark in the fashion industry with his unique one-off couture designs. Paul took his dreams of being a fashion designer from South Australia all the way to Paris and Milan, only to come back to Adelaide and build a global brand worn by celebrities around the world. Host Elle Ferguson sits down with Paul to find out how he went from making his friends formal dresses at age 11 to establishing his own couture brand at just 17. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of Paul making dresses from wrapping paper at age 3, the shock of receiving a phone call from a real life Disney princess and how he dealt with the imposter syndrome of being awarded Young Australian of the year!

Paul Vasileff - from making formal dresses at 11 to designing Oscar red carpet gowns

Designer and Founder of Paolo Sebastian, Paul Vasileff has truly made his mark in the fashion industry with his unique one-off couture designs. Paul took his dreams of being a fashion designer from South Australia all the way to Paris and Milan, only to come back to Adelaide and build a global brand worn by celebrities around the world. Host Elle Ferguson sits down with Paul to find out how he went from making his friends formal dresses at age 11 to establishing his own couture brand at just 17. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of Paul making dresses from wrapping paper at age 3, the shock of receiving a phone call from a real life Disney princess and how he dealt with the imposter syndrome of being awarded Young Australian of the year!

44:06

EP04 - S1

13 Apr 21

Ash K Holm - from working the MAC counter to doing Ariana Grande's makeup

Celebrity make-up artist Ash K Holm works with the Kardashians, Lana del Ray, Ariana Grande and Bebe Rexha to name a few, but her life hasn't always been so glamorous! Ash shares with host Elle Ferguson her incredible story of how she went from doing wedding makeup at MAC Cosmetics in a Texas shopping mall and memorising all the product ingredients, to flying across the country and becoming one of the best makeup artists in the world. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of how Ash pretended to be her own agent before making it big in the industry, some amazing advice about bouncing back after missing out on your dream job and the power of perseverance, a never give up attitude and a strong power stance!

Ash K Holm - from working the MAC counter to doing Ariana Grande's makeup

Celebrity make-up artist Ash K Holm works with the Kardashians, Lana del Ray, Ariana Grande and Bebe Rexha to name a few, but her life hasn't always been so glamorous! Ash shares with host Elle Ferguson her incredible story of how she went from doing wedding makeup at MAC Cosmetics in a Texas shopping mall and memorising all the product ingredients, to flying across the country and becoming one of the best makeup artists in the world. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of how Ash pretended to be her own agent before making it big in the industry, some amazing advice about bouncing back after missing out on your dream job and the power of perseverance, a never give up attitude and a strong power stance!

37:02

EP03 - S1

6 Apr 21

Paula Joye - from errand girl to Editor of Cleo at 27

Former Editor-in-Chief of Cleo, Cosmo, Madison and Shop till You Drop Paula Joye has lived the fashion dream we’ve all had since the Devil Wears Prada came out! Host Elle Ferguson sits down with Paula to find out how she went from being an errand-girl at Vogue to becoming Editor-In-Chief of Cleo Australia at just 27, and why she left her thriving career after almost 20 years in the publishing industry to create her own digital lifestyle platform, The Joye. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of Paula faking it 'til she made it at Vogue, insights from what she learnt shooting covers and editing pictures at magazines and some great advice on why she believes being a runner up is sometimes better than taking the crown!

Paula Joye - from errand girl to Editor of Cleo at 27

Former Editor-in-Chief of Cleo, Cosmo, Madison and Shop till You Drop Paula Joye has lived the fashion dream we’ve all had since the Devil Wears Prada came out! Host Elle Ferguson sits down with Paula to find out how she went from being an errand-girl at Vogue to becoming Editor-In-Chief of Cleo Australia at just 27, and why she left her thriving career after almost 20 years in the publishing industry to create her own digital lifestyle platform, The Joye. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains stories of Paula faking it 'til she made it at Vogue, insights from what she learnt shooting covers and editing pictures at magazines and some great advice on why she believes being a runner up is sometimes better than taking the crown!

47:32

EP02 - S1

30 Mar 21

Jen Atkin - from sweeping salon floors to styling the Kardashians

With clients like Chrissy Teigen, Hailey Bieber, Bella Hadid and the Kardashians, it’s no surprise that the New York Times named Jen Atkin the most influential hair stylist in the world!  Jen shares with host Elle Ferguson her incredible journey from sweeping floors in LA hair salons, to flying around the globe styling the world’s biggest celebrities, to starting her own successful haircare brand ‘Ouai’. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains some amazing advice from Kris Jenner, boss babe stories of Jen sneaking into backstage at Paris Fashion week and a hell of a lot of resilience from someone determined to make it!

Jen Atkin - from sweeping salon floors to styling the Kardashians

With clients like Chrissy Teigen, Hailey Bieber, Bella Hadid and the Kardashians, it’s no surprise that the New York Times named Jen Atkin the most influential hair stylist in the world!  Jen shares with host Elle Ferguson her incredible journey from sweeping floors in LA hair salons, to flying around the globe styling the world’s biggest celebrities, to starting her own successful haircare brand ‘Ouai’. *Spoiler Alert* This episode contains some amazing advice from Kris Jenner, boss babe stories of Jen sneaking into backstage at Paris Fashion week and a hell of a lot of resilience from someone determined to make it!

43:02

EP01 - S1

30 Mar 21

Sliding Doors with Elle Ferguson - Trailer

Australian Influencer and beauty brand Founder Elle Ferguson talks to inspirational people from the world of fashion and beauty, about the sliding-door moment when they decided to take a chance and turn their passion into their career. They share the incredible stories of what they’ve learned along the way, how they set aside their doubts or fears, and give their best advice for you to take the leap into your own dream career, whatever that might be. Sliding Doors with Elle Ferguson - Coming March 31st

Sliding Doors with Elle Ferguson - Trailer

Australian Influencer and beauty brand Founder Elle Ferguson talks to inspirational people from the world of fashion and beauty, about the sliding-door moment when they decided to take a chance and turn their passion into their career. They share the incredible stories of what they’ve learned along the way, how they set aside their doubts or fears, and give their best advice for you to take the leap into your own dream career, whatever that might be. Sliding Doors with Elle Ferguson - Coming March 31st

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18 Mar 21

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