Priya Mani is a Stylist, currently based in Nashville, TN, with a degree in Fashion Merchandising and Design. Her desire for styling led her to study abroad in Central London, England where she studied at American Inter-Continental University, broadening her portfolio with styling and fashion production training. She joined Dillard’s Department Store upon completion of her education and achieved several promotions to become a department Sales Manager. In this role, Priya was responsible for merchandising, staff management, customer service, and sales and business development for the Ready-To-Wear and Homestore/Bridal departments, respectively. This combination of retail merchandising and styling have provided her with a diverse portfolio of experience.
Priya’s unique styling skills have garnered recognition in the Nashville fashion industry. She was selected to serve as a stylist for Nashville’s first Fashion Week in March 2011. As part of a team of volunteer stylists, Priya worked backstage dressing and styling models with several national and international designers including Ben Sherman, Betsy Johnson, Christian Siriano, and Trevor Rains, as well as Kelly Cutrone, CEO and founder of People’s Revolution. She also worked with several prominent local and regional designers including Shea Steele, White Rabbit Collection, Gustavo, Melissa Tabor, and Jamie and the Jones. She wrapped up her Fashion Week styling by coordinating 3 fashion shows at The Mall at Green Hills that featured more than 30 national, regional, and local upscale boutiques.
Currently, Priya is involved in coordinating Fashion Styling for several lifestyle magazines and does freelance wardrobe styling/creative direction for other mediums.
Editorial: Feburary 2015 Ad for Style House Salon in Nashville Lifestyles, November 2014 online NPR.org/music wardrobe styling photo Nora Jane Struthers, August 2014 "First for Women", May 2014 "Country Music's Greatest Eats", April 2014 Steeplechase Lookbook, March 2014 online NFW/Opry Mills Stylist Challenge, September 2013 Nashville Scene Fall Fashion Issue (9/26/13), September 2013 Nashville Lifestyles- Best Dressed Trendsetters, August 2013 NFocus Magazine- “NStyle” fashion spread, May 2013 Nashville Lifestyles- Stylist: 10 Best Neighborhoods- Cover + Fashion spread, September 2012 issue- Stylist: Nashville Lifestyles' Top 10 photos of 2012, 2011 Media Styling Event Coordination- The Mall At Green Hills
Music: July 2015 press photos wardrobe styling: The Danberrys, October 2014 press photos wardrobe styling: Nora Jane Struthers, June 2014 press photos wardrobe styling: Austin Skinner, May 2014 press photos/music video/EP cover wardrobe styling: Jared Navarre, May 2014 press photos wardrobe styling: MPR2, Press photos/music video wardrobe styling: Lacy Cavalier, March 2013 release Album/CD wardrobe styling: The Danberrys, 2013 EP Cover -wardrobe styling: Kate Wheeler, EP Cover wardrobe styling: Sarah Brown, Press photos wardrobe styling: Kink Ador
Runway: S/S 2013 Runway Shows: Christian Siriano, F/2013 Runway Shows: Monique Lhuillier
Client list includes: Ashley Hylbert Photography, Bauer Media Group, Cardenavenue.com, CMT, First For Women, Jonathan Klein Artist Management, SouthComm Communications, Inc (HER Nashville, NFocus Magazine, Nashville Scene), Southern Living, Nashville Lifestyles, One Of One Design Co., StyleBluePrint Nashville, The Funky Umbrella, The Mall At Green Hills, Time Warner, Inc.
Photographers: Adrian Hitt, Ashley Hylbert, Brett Warren, Chuck Arlund, David Bean, Eric England, Gina Binkley, Jim McGuire, Jude Ferrara, Kevin Kazlauskas, Kristy Belcher, Lesley Call, Matt Blair, Matt Read, Marisa Mlynarek, Michelle Stone, Ryan Long, Ryan Sweeney