Once I know who you really are I'll know how I can best be of service.
Gio has a deep desire to beautify and empower people and brands from soul to silhouette. He has been a regular style expert on Oprah and W Networks "Beauty Call", City TV’s "Breakfast Television" and Shaw TV’s "Urban Rush". He produces and hosts fashion shows and events for retailers such as The Bay, Sears, H&M and Aldo, and is the Designer and Creative Director for international scarf and housewares company, Uqllu which was featured in People Style Watch Magazine. Gio teaches styling and image consulting at Langara College and taught at John Casablanca’s Institute. Gio has worked as a fashion columnist and style expert for papers such as The Province, The Vancouver Sun and The Burnaby News Leader. As a speaker Gio engages audiences across the country with his vast knowledge of fashion and image but wins their hearts with his flamboyant sense of humour and deeply caring nature.
Gio has worked with celebs such as Michael Buble, Marie Osmond, Tom Cochrane and Andrew Allen. He has also written two books; “But Seriously, What Do I Wear?” and “Ok Seriously, I look Awesome!” which has been used as a college textbook. His first company Pink & Grey Style and Image Consulting changed several lives and brands through makeovers, seminars and workshops. Most recently Gio was hired as the keynote speaker for international jewelry company Fifth Avenue Collection where he spoke at all of their conferences across Canada and Australia.
Gio is a certified Image consultant with IIIC (International Institute for Image Communications). He has studied at the London Image Institute as well as at the Image Resource Center of New York and the Interior Design Institute. Perhaps, some of his greatest education has come from living in the fashion capital of the world, Milan, Italy and from his travels across Europe, India, Asia and the Middle East.