Tag: wardrobe

BTS VIDEO FOR UNCLEAN WORLD

Here is a funny  behind the scenes video on set with photographer Jason Maris for TG Madison’s  ‘Unclean World’ campaign. This video features “The Hacker,” one of four unclean characters.  Food service cutlery will forever give me germaphobic nightmares thanks to The Hacker, The Picker, Barffalo Bill, and…

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…

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 —…

CARING FOR CASHMERE

SALAD SPINNERS AND CASHMERE? JUST SPIN IT! You thought cashmere was DRY CLEAN ONLY?  Cashmere is washable!  But cashmere garments are delicate and should NOT  be twisted or wrung dry when soaking wet.  A salad spinner will gently remove access water without twisting or pulling potentially…

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…

Mobile Fashion + Warby Parker

Warby Parker hits the Highway Attention eyewear lovers!  Warby Parker Eyewear is on tour!  The fashionable, affordable, and socially conscience eyewear is putting the rubber to the road for their ‘Class in Session’ tour.  This is great news for the southeast and especially ATLiens because the…

Mobile Fashion Trend

 Apparel and Accessories Going Mobile Catwalks are hitting the sidewalks.  Stacey and Jeanine Romo’s  Le Fashion Truck (pictured below) is a mobile fashion boutique in Los Angeles, California offering vintage pieces and Romo’s hand crafted jewelry.  Le Fashion Truck is one of many 4-Wheel Fashion Houses rolling out…

Strap Tamers Review

Marketing claims, “Strap Tamers® consist of a clip (to hold the bra strap) and pin which is fastened to the inside shoulder seam of a garment. You can leave Strap Tamers® on your clothing while laundered again and again. Whenever you wear that garment, the Strap Tamers® are already in place, waiting for you.”

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…

Recent Work for Publix

Project: Publix Sunday DInners Agency: Matlock Brief: Celebrity Chefs share signature recipes for special occasions. Wardrobe, props, and menu support the occasion as well as reflect the chefs’ personal style, design aesthetics, and flavor. Photographer: Scott Lowden Wardrobe + Props: ME! Courtney Watkins Food Stylist: Tami Hardeman  Photographer’s Representation: Rep Girl Celebrity…

Cordarounds: Horizontal Corduroy Pants

 Scientifically Proven 22% Reduction in C.H.I. …what is C.H.I.?  CROTCH HEAT INDEX, of course! Cordarounds are horizontal corduroy pants by crowd favorite, Betabrand.  These pants are cut from corduroy fabric running horizontally instead of the traditional vertical run. Cordarounds’ horizontal whales create a cooler, more comfortable corduroy pant….

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