Light and Airy

I loved stying this shoot for many reasons! I got to play with lots of pretty jewelry made by local designer Carden Avenue. I chose neutral airy lightweight fabrics to highlight and focus on layering the beautiful necklaces. Who says to many pieces is too much? Always choose a center piece and work around that! You can see the stone in the sandalwoods as well creating a focal point! Neutrals can mix and match with everything and can be a staple piece to always gravitate towards! Great for Summer layering and those parties by the pool....

 Photographer: Ashley Hylbert

Photographer: Ashley Hylbert

At it Again..

This was a super simple but elegant shoot. This is one of my first just beauty photoshoots and focusing on accessories to add that perfect styling mix. Loved the classic look "Tiffany per say" added with some edge and a shot outdoors with some perfect pieces from "The Perfect Pair" in Green Hills! Loved every look and really enjoyed the Team!

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*Below photos: Polka Dot Blouse and Pink Shorts only items from The Perfect Pair

Looking glass...

This shoot was also part of The Mall At Green Hills campaign. The styling was simple and elegant. I loved the use of glass to cast a reflection but representing your true self is what I wanted to convey. We all have a dream world that we wish to be in however, here I wanted to showcase wearable and affordable beautiful dresses, sparkling jewelry, and suiting.

"Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside."

- Coco Chanel

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Reflecting back...

I was lucky enough to style a campaign for The Mall At Green Hills. Below are some photos that reflect poise, confidence, and flair! A lot of staging and creative direction went behind the scenes to create each look and was a lot of work but worth every minute of it! Shots were taken throughout stores in the mall and wardrobe was pulled from stores in the mall as well!

 Photographer: Chuck Arlund

Photographer: Chuck Arlund

 Photographer: Chuck Arlund

Photographer: Chuck Arlund

 Photographer: Chuck Arlund

Photographer: Chuck Arlund

MOOD Creates A Great Inspiration...

This shoot was all about creating a feel and a cloudy state of mind. Cool vibes and edgy looks was the goal. So fun working with Kink Ador. Styling this shoot was very different and I enjoyed getting to know the musicians and listening to their music to get the perfect disposition for the overall ambience! Check out the images below. Let me know how it makes you feel?

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Double the Fun...

  Metallic Heaven : Model: Ali Brown, HMU: Madison Dennis, Photographer: Laurel Black |Assistant: Cherie Kimmell  Jewelry: Carden Avenue

Metallic Heaven: Model: Ali Brown, HMU: Madison Dennis, Photographer: Laurel Black |Assistant: Cherie Kimmell

Jewelry: Carden Avenue

  Dreamer : Model: Alex Ferguson, HMU: Madison Dennis, Photographer: Laurel Black |Assistant: Cherie Kimmell  Jewelry: Carden Avenue, Dress: Van Hoang                                 FAVORITE!!

Dreamer: Model: Alex Ferguson, HMU: Madison Dennis, Photographer: Laurel Black |Assistant: Cherie Kimmell

Jewelry: Carden Avenue, Dress: Van Hoang 

                            FAVORITE!!

  Lost in your World : Model: Ali Brown, HMU: Madison Dennis, Photographer: Laurel Black |Assistant: Cherie Kimmell  Jewelry: Carden Avenue, Dress: Van Hoang                               FAVORITE!!

Lost in your World: Model: Ali Brown, HMU: Madison Dennis, Photographer: Laurel Black |Assistant: Cherie Kimmell

Jewelry: Carden Avenue, Dress: Van Hoang

                           FAVORITE!!

This photoshoot has been one of my favorites to style and help creative direct. Two models, double the looks, and two different concepts merging them into one! Strong geometric lines and black and whites shining through was the look for one model and trench coats and layers for the other. However, the tricking part was pulling the looks to merge together for "Double the Fun"! Check out the final photos below. I have a favorite, what is yours? Follow me @perty81 on Instagram for more styling photos and the things I do for fun...



  Showstopper : Model: Alex Ferguson, HMU: Madison Dennis, Photographer: Laurel Black |Assistant: Cherie Kimmell  Jewelry: Carden Avenue, White Skirt: Van Hoang 

Showstopper: Model: Alex Ferguson, HMU: Madison Dennis, Photographer: Laurel Black |Assistant: Cherie Kimmell

Jewelry: Carden Avenue, White Skirt: Van Hoang 

  Come and get Me : Model: Ali Brown, HMU: Madison Dennis, Photographer: Laurel Black |Assistant: Cherie Kimmell  Jewelry: Carden Avenue

Come and get Me: Model: Ali Brown, HMU: Madison Dennis, Photographer: Laurel Black |Assistant: Cherie Kimmell

Jewelry: Carden Avenue

  Double Trouble : Model: Alex Ferguson, Ali Brown, HMU: Madison Dennis, Photographer: Laurel Black |Assistant: Cherie Kimmell  Jewelry: Carden Avenue                                 FAVORITE!!

Double Trouble: Model: Alex Ferguson, Ali Brown, HMU: Madison Dennis, Photographer: Laurel Black |Assistant: Cherie Kimmell

Jewelry: Carden Avenue

                             FAVORITE!!

Some of My Styling Favorites

Here is just a glimpse into some of my favorite projects I have styled.....  

Musician, Nora Jane Struthers, a beautiful girl with pose and sophistication, was a joy to work with. We went with a balance between simple and elegance for wardrobe. 

The Nashville Scene Fashion Issue is always fun to style! Playing with bold colors and structures was the theme and staying on trend is a must!

The last photo features The Henningsens. This was a really fun project joining with CMT/Southern Living for their Music City's Greatest Eats. Who doesn't love food, fashion, and learning what the celebrities's favorite recipes are?

 



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Runway Show Back of House Style...

Heading Back of House for a look into Jason Wu's Fall 2018 Collection, was such a great experience! Take a look into what happens behind the curtain. So much fun, chaos, and exhilaration! Took place at the beautiful Nashville Symphony and was so fun to be a part of Gus Mayer's production team for the show!

             

  Hair and makeup happening...                      Line up for the models...

   Shoe rehearsal... | Dressed and ready to hit the runway... |   Finally done photo op with Jason...

 Shoe rehearsal... | Dressed and ready to hit the runway... | Finally done photo op with Jason...

                 Jason Wu Fall 2018 Collection | Gus Mayer Nashville | Nashville Symphony

Behind The Scenes...

The makings of a photo shoot has lots of prep work, and I am excited to share some behind the scene photos. The theme for the shoot consisted of strong geometric lines and black and white combos. We also played around with some trench coats, which will be popular for the spring weather! Can't wait to see the outcome when the final photographs are revealed!

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TEAM:

Photographer: Laurel Black | HMU: Madison Dennis | Styling: Priya Mani

 

**Thanks to Van Hoang and Carden Avenue for wardrobe and jewelry!!

 

 

Styling An Ad..

So much fun to be involved in creating a concept and styling another ad for Style House Salon! Ad creation is always such an amazing process, and the outcome is always a surprise when you work with so many great personalities. Check out the ad in print in Nashville Lifestyles upcoming issue!

 Photographer: Jamie Wright

Photographer: Jamie Wright

another day of styling

I had an awesome time working on this project with upcoming artist Austin Skinner. Check out my music page for updated photos. Here is one of my favorites. 

 Artist: Austin Skinner    Photographer: Matt Blair

Artist: Austin Skinner  

Photographer: Matt Blair