03.06.12

STYLE / 43


i was laying in bed one night and created this little dream world in my head. max wanger helped me bring this world to life. stay tuned throughout the month of march for style posts with a twist…


inspired by: yards of colorful tulle, 50’s dresses, piles of jewels, slow sultry music, an evening of martinis, and the way it feels to be all dressed up for someone…


photography: max wanger
art direction: bri emery & jen gotch
styling: jen pinkston
hair & makeup: alex michael may
wardrobe: shareen vintage
copy: shoko wanger

see all the style posts here… and there are lots of outtakes on the designlovefest facebook page!

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    Ronnie says:

    Um, I am speechless.

    Love. Your. Work. Bri.

    (And boy do you have talented friends!!!!)

    Ronnie xo

    Ronnie says:

    p.s. You look simply beautiful. Just like a fairytale heroine should. xo

    Jennifer says:

    Ahhh! This is so beautiful! I can’t wait to see more!

    Molly says:

    oh my gosh… these are breathtaking!

    i can’t stop looking at them! the millions of page views you’re going to get today comes directly from me.

    completely inspired. thank you!

    Rachael B says:

    I would take that shot of your bright pink nails and that handsome martini and put it up in my work room. Makes me smile. Love all of it!

    Jenni says:

    Absolutely gorgeous!

    Wow.. those are gorgeous pictures! It’s amazing how you really caught the dreamy, different world feel. Thanks for sharing!

    This is so stupid good.

    Lisa says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! I agree with Rachael,if I could print one of these out and hang it up, I would!

    Kerry says:

    simply m a g i c a l

    Courtney says:

    Love the colors and the dreamy, fantasy look.
    I always find other amazing talented people like you on your blog! :)
    Thanks for always sharing wonderful photographs and style!

    Clara says:

    Stunning, Bri! Goodness, I need a slew of friends like that. So excited to see all there is to come!

    Erin says:

    so stunning and inspirational!

    Anna @ IHOD says:

    Incredible.
    Thanks for sharing this collaborative genius!
    anna

    Katie says:

    Love the pastels. Max is a genius with the camera.

    Katie says:

    Wow, that looks so dreamy! Like the foggy space between awake and sleep…

    Wow, these are amazing. I love how you made your vision come to life.

    Ruth says:

    I <3 that dress! this photo shoot has such an excellent color scheme :)

    I want to play DERSS UP NOW :) Gorgeous shoot!

    Allywan says:

    These photos are gorgeous!!

    Becky says:

    Dreamy. I love how far he took the fogginess. Look gorgeous.

    Meg says:

    seriously!! i die. gorgeous.

    jaclyn says:

    These photos are gorgeous, I can totally hear the soft music and feel your inspiration while looking at these. Can’t wait to see what you come up with for the rest of the month!

    So lovely! I am enthralled by tulle … wish it was a more everyday fabric, it’s so pretty and ballerina like :) xxCat

    Bekka says:

    These are gorgeous.

    Kelly says:

    Such lovely and dreamy photos. Gorg.

    Katie says:

    Love the creativity! This must have been so fun to put together from start to finish! They look wonderful. Looking forward to the rest!

    sarah yates says:

    so pretty briezy and max! love!!!

    Marta says:

    You did it again Bri! Absolutely breathtaking. What an amazing group of creatives to work with. Well done!

    i’m with ronnie, your first person to comment. completely ditto bigtime!

    Stephanie says:

    Stunning photos! They are gorgeous

    Faith Wall

    i really really love this post! thnk you for this

    http://anmarkdesign.blogspot.com/

    Arbine says:

    Love, love, love this. Just unbelievably gorgeous.

    Just beautiful! Made my day seeing this.

    stephanie says:

    Makes me want to be 6 and pretend I am a princess! The art direction of this shoot is wow!

    Latrina says:

    I love, LOVE his work. So original & unique. Great vision, you guys!

    Shauna says:

    So dreamy! Max Wanger is a genius.

    Lottie says:

    These photos are amazing and the dresses are beautiful. I wish I had one hanging in my wardrobe :)

    amy Pouliot says:

    BEAUTIFUL! My husband and I love to share a martini with special music (Edith Piaf has some great “martini time” music!) for a quiet weekend date night in. This inspired me to make it extra special with my outfit and bar supplies. I must know about that retro looking glass and olive pick! Are they recent finds or more of your vintage treasure hunting?

    Sarah says:

    So ethereal! I love the inspiration–all the creativity of this is simply stunning. You look totally gorgeous. It’s so mysterious and fun!

    Sierra says:

    OH. MY. WORD. Speechless. This is so beautiful that I could die. TFS!

    kelly ann says:

    Absolutely stellar. I think this is already my new favorite feature in all of blogworld! So beautiful, Bri… this completely inspired me today.

    Val says:

    Beautiful & Magical! A modern twist on Alice in Wonderland came to mind when I saw this. Instead of tea, it’s a martini party.

    Katie says:

    beautiful!! Love the colors and art direction.

    catherine says:

    It’s an overused word (and I DO overuse it), BUT…. this is just so lovely. It really is. Mad props to you and all the folks who made this series so perfect.

    Ashlie says:

    Absolutely beautiful! You always have such a clear creative vision!

    heather says:

    Love It! Your ideas are the best

    kari says:

    i love this but i can’t read the writing…am i the only one?

    Kaleigh says:

    This is absolutely gorgeous! The colors and styling are perfect.

    Danie says:

    Awesome, awesome to look at!! How creative!!

    Stephanie says:

    Beautiful photos! I’m always so inspired by your creativity, Bri! It’s so fun to see the things you come up with.

    kat jackson says:

    These are so gorgeous! Can’t wait to see more from this series!

    Erica Reid says:

    Absolutely breathtaking. Dreamy. Feminine. Beautiful.

    What I dig most about these is the softness/ fogginess that allows the viewer to feel part of the dream, and it builds an anticipation of wondering where this dream will head next, once the fog clears. Great team effort, look fwd to more.

    Art and Chic says:

    Very nice!
    Softness and beautiful!

    Danica says:

    So pretty! These are some beautiful pictures. :)

    Lizzy says:

    Oh my god, those photos are just amazing! *breath taken away* ..wow!

    Wooo, it’s so poetic, dreamy and beautiful!! Amazing work, Bravo!

    sooki says:

    wow. dreamy and absolutely magical!

    Stephania says:

    These photos are so sweet. They do a beautiful job of carrying that dreamlike quality and of course the Wanger duo always makes a project perfect!

    Mfree says:

    I can’t stop staring at these. seriously. stunning.

    victoria says:

    over the moon beautiful! i can’t wait to learn from max, and more from you. just amazing!

    Claire says:

    designlovefest, already my favorite daily blog, just reached a whole new level of inspiration. #workitout!

    I’m amazed by these images… gorgeous!

    Kiki E says:

    rarely do i take the time to comment on an image… but these photographs were utterly breathtaking! i love what you are doing… from one blogger to another, i am impressed! xoxo

    sally says:

    Wow, Bri! I like the way the style column is evolving! These whimsical photos of cotton candy-tulle are glorious… XX

    OH MAH GAWSH!!!! Bri, it is BEYOND. such a great team. xoxoxo elizabeth

    Jamie says:

    Such a beautiful concept! So lovely!

    Danette says:

    This is my second favorite–or maybe my first favorite.
    Again, I just want to know, I am so inspired by this.

    And, of course, you are a doll.

    Wren says:

    These are gorgeous and so uniquely done! Shoko pretty much has the job I want. :p

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