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FAVORITE MEDIUM ?

Before going back to school for commercial photography and becoming a photo stylist, I was briefly a high school art teacher.  On the first day of class,  students were asked to complete a short questionnaire.  The questionnaire included the obligatory art ed question,  “What is…

RECENT WORK + BTS

RECENT WORK FOR JOHN FULTON PHOTOGRAPHY As a stylist I source, make, or commission lots of unusual items for productions.   I keep a running  list of these odd requests. My list is appropriately named  “Things I’ve Done for Money .”   Making a bed sheet…

BUSY SUMMER

It’s been a busy, busy  summer.  I worked on a lot of interesting projects with amazing photographers + directors, the best crews, wonderful talent, and gracious clients.  I am a lucky girl indeed! Variety is what makes my job so much fun.  I am thrilled…

NECKLACE LENGTH CHART

HELPFUL VISUAL REFERENCE I love a good chart, info-graphic, or illustrated assembly manual.  This women’s necklace length chart is a helpful tool for online or sight unseen shopping. It’s also great visual reference for communicating accessory looks to your clients and/or assistants.  This simple chart…

OFF DUTY STYLIST

What do I do when I am not on a job shopping, sourcing, dressing, and styling? I am shopping, sourcing, dressing, styling, and renovating my Bungalow. In 2007, Mr. Wonderful and I purchased a 1917 Craftsman Bungalow. We have been tirelessly renovating this bundle of bungalow…

RECENT WORK

Mother Daughter Duo Avril and Cindy Joffe of Avindy Jewelry in Southern Living Photographer: Robbie Caponetto Prop Stylist: Yvonne Orchard Hair & Make-up: Jennifer Denise Wardrobe: Courtney Watkins Stylist

DECO DETAILS

SPARKLES AND FEATHERS AND FUR – OH MY! I recently worked on a project requiring a significant amount of wardrobe homework worthy of sharing. The project was an editorial portrait on location. My wardrobe pitch to the publication was simple: formal looks with Art Deco…

RECENT WARDROBE WORK FOR CHINET

Director: Gaysorn Thavat on Grand Large  / Gaysorn Thavat on Robber’s Dog Production Company: Grand Large Producer: Clint Cowen Unit Production Manager: Stephen Ostrander Hair & Make-up:  Kara Ramos Wardrobe: Courtney Watkins Production Design: Jack Van Matre  of Van Matre Productions  

END IT MOVEMENT AWARENESS VIDEO

Being a part of this production was an amazing experience.  Costuming 18 beautiful, young women as sexually exploited females was challenging, disturbing, and emotional. When the ladies loaded onto the box truck, the crew was immediately hit by a wave of emotion and heaviness —…

‘UNCLEAN WORLD’

  Recent wardrobe work for Dixie Smartstock’s ‘Unclean World’ campaign. Super fun project! ‘The Hacker’ is one of four unclean characters used in this B2B campaign. Agency: TJ Madison Photographer: Jason Maris Producer: Stephen Ostrander Art Director: John Gregory Creative Director: Jim Spruell Wardrobe: Courtney Watkins…

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