Casey iCON Billingsley, born in Birmingham Alabama, currently based in Los Angeles, brings a unique blend of Southern charm and cosmopolitan flair to the fashion and entertainment industries. A proud attendee of Clark Atlanta University, iCON's journey took him from the vibrant city of Atlanta to the bustling metropolis of New York City in 2010, where he answered the high demand for his styling offerings. However, it was in 2013 that Casey made the definitive move to Los Angeles, as his career began to flourish amidst the creative landscape of the West Coast.

Inspired by fashion icon Andre Leon Talley, iCON's journey mirrors his mentor's upbringing. Raised in the South, he was deeply influenced by the rich culture of his community, rooted in the black church, and profoundly impacted by the wisdom and love of his grandmother and aunties. These experiences instilled in iCON a belief in the inherent goodness and humanity of people and a commitment to their happiness and well-being. He prioritizes cultivating feelings of certainty and confidence in those he works with, recognizing that fashion is about how it makes individuals feel.

iCON's admiration for Talley transcends inspiration; it's a tribute to a mentor whose legacy continues to shape his journey. When Talley passed in 2022, he paid heartfelt homage with poignant words that profoundly resonated across the fashion community. Reflecting on Talley's memoir, he recognized him as a doppelgänger dad, a fashion father figure, and an editorial elder. Talley's understanding of elegance and glamour ignited the optimism that shaped his vision of success. iCON continually expresses gratitude for Talley's influence through celebration of his life and the embodiment of sartorial excellence, inspired by his mentor's indelible mark. Furthermore, iCON acknowledges the shared challenges faced by both him and Talley as Black individuals navigating the fashion industry, recognizing the importance of resilience and determination in overcoming these obstacles by continuing to show up and uplift others along the way.

iCON has built meaningful partnerships and collaborations with a diverse array of influential artists, actors, and image-makers, including Stevie Wonder, Destiny’s Child, Savannah James, Keke Palmer, Coco Jones, Jhene Aiko, Toni & Tamar Braxton, Toni Braxton, Nicco Annan, among others. His editorial prowess has graced the pages of esteemed publications such as People, The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Rolling Out, Vogue Taiwan, Essence, Ebony, and Honey Magazines.

In addition to red carpet and editorial projects, iCON has lent his creative expertise to campaigns for renowned brands such as Delta, Zac Posen, Disney, BEATS by Dre, BET, Hello Beautiful. With his unique vision and dedication to excellence, Casey iCON Billingsley continues to leave an indelible mark on the fashion industry, inspiring and empowering others with his ineffable blend of style and substance.

Known for his keen and discerning eye, Casey iCON Billingsley continues to establish himself as one of the most coveted celebrity stylists and creative directors, delivering consistent red-carpet moments of your favorite stars and socialites. His journey includes a previous role as in-house Creative Director for Motown Records and ongoing creative imaging and styling with Etcetera Production Group. iCON's superior sense of style and innate understanding of sartorial elegance have led to the creation of some of fashion's most iCONic moments.