Styled By Esther is owned and operated by Melbourne's own Wig Enchantress and Singing Songstress Esther Rix, along side with her self proclaimed drag wife and Icon Russell Brown aka BunGirl!
Through her alter ego Kristian, Esther was born from a love of playing dress up growing up and practicing make up before going to studying a Diploma of Specialist Makeup at Melbourne Polytechnic, where her passion for makeup and wig styling truly blossomed while studying, Esther is a fully qualified makeup artist, wig and hair stylist.
What started as a small side hobby styling wigs for friends, flourished into the successful career and business she is proud of today. Esther specialises in vintage sets, finger waves and voluminous curls, but can recreate any style and loves a challenge!
You may have seen some of Styled by Esther creations on a few famous Melbourne Drag queens such as Karen from Finance, Sasha Star and Simple the Drag Queen, Burlesque performers like Maple Rose and Ruby Slippers or on a number of local drag queens all around Australia.
Esther's has worked with several big name American Drag Queens from RuPaul's Drag Race through the years which includes Laganja Estranja (Season 6), Pandora Boxx (Season 2, Drag U & AllStars 1-6), Latrice Royale (Season 4, AllStars 1-4, Drag U & Holi-Slay) Jujubee (Season 2, Drag U & AllStars 1-5), Eureka O’hara (Season 9-10, Holi-Slay & AllStars 6) and even talented pocket rocket Shangela (Season 2-3, Holi-Slay) wore her Styled by Esther wig on the RuPauls Drag Race All Stars Season 3 Finale!
Blu Hydrangea (Season 1 UK)
Esther has recently styled two wigs for Australian singer-songwriter Tones and I for her music video Won't Sleep!!!xoxo