Expressing a love for both hairstyling and makeup artistry, Walter Fuentes has worked in the industry for the last 7 years. Being of a Latin family has shaped his perception of beauty and aesthetics.
While pursuing a degree in Architecture at The University of Arlington, he was led to the fashion industry by its design and flair. This led him to complete a degree from The Paul Mitchell Hair Academy, where he was formally trained, making him a state board certified licensed cosmetologist.
Using both of these mediums, he focuses on session styling for beauty, fashion, editorial, runway, bridal and film avenues. Currently represented by The Campbell Agency, he has led and created collections for show and print. Walter has been fortunate to work New York Fashion Week for the past 6 seasons which such designers as Noon by Noor, Badgley Mischka, and Clover Canyon.
His work and collaborations have been featured in various local, national, and international magazines including People Magazine, Indulge, ON Magazine, Ellements Magazine, The Fashionisto, Living Magazine, Fashion Scoop Daily, Dark Beauty, Latino Leaders Magazine, and Modern Salon. He has also been fortunate to work with corporate companies such as FOX News, L’Oreal Proffesionel, JC Penney, American Airlines, The Container Store, Telemundo News, Azteca TV, Univision, Baylor University, Hispanisize, Aganar Media, and Super Latina.
Walter feels that it is important to be a good citizen and he believes in giving back to the community that he lives in. His charitable work combines both his love for fashion and giving back to the community for great causes like The Salvation Army, March of Dimes, Genesis Women's Shelter, American Red Cross, and DIFFA.
Inspired by art, architecture, cultures and nature, has led Walter to become the artist that he is today working in several different mediums from print, run way, television, and on a personal level with direct clients.
Walter is based out of Dallas, Texas where he enjoys gardening along with his dog, Chico the Chiweenie.