Tag: Production

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…

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  

ORGANIZING BELTS

STYLIST TIP FOR WRANGLING UNRULY BELTS Belts are challenging to organize both on productions and in your closet at home.  In my twelve years as a wardrobe stylist, I  have found that large, spring-lock carabiners work the best to organize belt options. I sort belts either by…

ORGANIZING WARDROBE + PROPS

IKEA BAGS ARE A STAPLE OF MINE! As a stylist, I physically move thousands of dollars of wardrobe and props from stores, to studio, to location, and back again. I am responsible for keeping merchandise un-damaged, organized, and easily accessible during the production.  I use Ikea…

Pepsi Behind the Scenes

PEPSI  Live For Now Behind the Scenes pictures from the whirlwind Pepsi production through the Carolinas.  Starting with a midnight ocean swim in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and ending with an afternoon tailgating set-up in Charlotte, North Carolina . see more great BTS photos at Lauren Petrilli…

GRIP HUMOR

So there I was, lurking in the sound stage shadows like a light-sensitive mole. This particular stage typically provided padded folding chairs for the wardrobe department and hair and make-up  (H&MU) department.  Unfortunately, all of the chairs were being used in video village to accommodate…

Production Rant: Bad Beans Spoil Crew Brew

Crew members with high maintenance coffee orders are killing me! You know who you are, ordering a grande soy, half-caff, light foam, blended, salted, whipped caramel FLOPP-IATO served in Vente cup…blah blah blah.  And when your order returns with sprinkles NOT chocolate syrup lovingly drizzled over the…

Exposure Doesn’t Pay Bills

Commercial photographers and directors walk a fine line between genius and masochist.  They seamlessly handle a variety of tasks and skills.  Their skillset includes: Creative Professional Point-of-view:  a distinct eye; unique storytelling; clear artistic voice. Technical: proficient in cameras + lenses, lighting, grip + electric,…

Screen Printing | Danger Press

I use Danger Press for all of my screen printing.  They handle time sensitive printing, custom design, short runs, and they understand my peculiar printing requests for different productions. I may need 17 different designs printed on 17 different custom-made aprons in an extremely short amount of…

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