Priya Mani stylist

MERGE "Final" Photo Shoot

Great news the final photos have surfaced and I am so excited to share the beautiful combinations! Each look showcases a different vibe you can dress it up or down and make it your own. I love all the colors and unique handmade jewelry by Nashville Artist Radha Babu! So check it out and “MERGE” yourself into the rich fabrics and textures and colors of the outfits.

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MERGE Photo Shoot

It has been sometime since I posted new work. Been busy with some transitions in my world. I was finally able to get back to what I love. This shoot was so fun and holds dear to my heart. My concept was merging American fashion with Indian fashion pieces combining them into wearable looks. I was able to pull together a great team to make this happen. Here are a few behind the scene shots that I snapped. I can’t wait to share the final photos with everyone! Look for them soon on here and my Social Media pages! Enjoy….

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Team included:

Photographer: Jon Morgan

HMU: Shani Gailbreath

Model: Meredith Anderson

Stylist: Priya Mani

Whisk me to France...

The second series for this shoot was a French inspired theme! I went with soft textures but bold statement pieces! I love the lace detailing and beret, which complements the essence of life in Paris! I would not turn down the offer to escape for a walk through time in this magical European city...

So enjoy the beautiful images below with my take of how you should portray your fabulous sense of style.

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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 tricky 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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