Frankie Valentine aka Taryn van Kan, is a Melbourne based freelance designer, stylist and maker.

Frankie has spent the past fours years working as a costumier for such places as The Malthouse Theatre, Bell Shakespeare and The Australian Ballet. In this time Frankie has also worked as a designer, maker and stylist for a diverse selection of Melbourne’s most notable musicians and performance artists, not to mention a number of independent productions at some of Australia's largest arts festivals.

Known for her attention to detail and thorough research, her love of period costume and her equal dedication to the avant-garde, Frankie's reputation for fastidious and flawless craftsmanship is lived up to in every design and every garment.

Frankie now focuses on freelance design and making costume when she's not taking them off. If you would like your next costume designed and made by Valentine contact -