STYLE / 46

inspired by: chiffon, pink curlers, 50’s nightgowns, glamorous sleep, champagne on the nightstand…

photography: max wanger
art direction: bri emery & jen gotch
styling: jen pinkston
copy: shoko wanger

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

i had a lot of fun experimenting with the style column for the month of march! thanks to the awesome team that made this happen. we already have some more ideas up our sleeves, so stay tuned. thank you so much for supporting my blog, it feels awesome to share my creative energy with you all. -bri



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  • 1. Rachael B  |  March 27th, 2012 at 6:11 am

    So pretty. And I love that you call it a “crown” of curlers. I can’t wait for the next one. I love the third photo the best. Just the simplicity of it is wonderful. More, more, more!

  • 2. Sarolta  |  March 27th, 2012 at 6:24 am

    I love your new twist on the style column! I am really looking forward to your upcoming ideas!

  • 3. Clara  |  March 27th, 2012 at 6:28 am

    Bri- this whole project was beyond stunning. I’m so thrilled you shared it with us on DLF. When people talk about original content online, I really don’t think it gets more original than this. Bravo to you and the whole team!

  • 4. gabrielle  |  March 27th, 2012 at 6:28 am

    i love these amazing & glamourous style columns! you’re incredible! can’t wait for MORE!

  • 5. Abby  |  March 27th, 2012 at 7:21 am

    Very magical! This style column is so original and inspiring; thanks for sharing it with us, girl!

  • 6. Audrey - This Little Street  |  March 27th, 2012 at 7:25 am

    These are just dreamy! And just so original. Lovely lovely work! :)

  • 7. Lottie  |  March 27th, 2012 at 7:33 am

    Thanks for sharing with us.

    I love th curlers–they always look so glamourous to me.

    And your ring, so pretty.

  • 8. Drew Humphries  |  March 27th, 2012 at 7:52 am

    This photography is just amazing and you are so stunning!

  • 9. adele  |  March 27th, 2012 at 8:14 am

    Amazing shoot Bri, I love the huge rollers!
    Happy Tuesday hun xoxo

  • 10. Jessica @ Becoming Refined  |  March 27th, 2012 at 9:11 am

    What wonderful photos, love the color of that dress.

  • 11. Kate  |  March 27th, 2012 at 9:23 am

    Adore these pictures! The styling is amazing. Everything about them, perfect. Please send me that dress and ring :)



  • 12. karen d  |  March 27th, 2012 at 10:03 am

    dreamy and creative! Love these!

  • 13. Karen  |  March 27th, 2012 at 10:16 am

    Agree with all of the above. Will be watching for more.

  • 14. Shauna  |  March 27th, 2012 at 10:25 am

    This one is my favorite so far, for sure!!!

  • 15. Ruth @ My Love Wedding Ring  |  March 27th, 2012 at 10:30 am

    This is such a gorgeous effect – etheral and evocative photos!! Love them!

  • 16. Hannah  |  March 27th, 2012 at 10:42 am

    DREAMY/ETHEREAL/LILTY/! Lovin’ these style posts, Bri.

  • 17. Sarah  |  March 27th, 2012 at 11:02 am

    Beautiful! Every time I see this series, I am more in awe of how gorgeous and creative you are!

  • 18. kristina  |  March 27th, 2012 at 11:05 am

    so cute, i love this! p.s. i’m so excited that you’re coming to portland – i’m going to try and make it ;) ;)

  • 19. bri  |  March 27th, 2012 at 11:07 am

    thank you everyone! such a fun series to put together.

    clara- that comment means a LOT to me. original content sure isn’t easy to think up!

    kristina – i hope you make it to portland, it’s gonna be great.

  • 20. bougiehippie  |  March 27th, 2012 at 11:23 am

    The rollers are my fav part!

  • 21. Alix  |  March 27th, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    you are such a stunner, bri. you in those big ass pink curlers is one of my all time favorite shots! thanks for always inspiring…..

  • 22. Carolina  |  March 27th, 2012 at 12:32 pm

    a great twist on the style column! lovely pictures.

    p.s. The event at Anthropologie was very fun! I made a recap on my blog http://antologia-tijuana.blogspot.mx/2012/03/designlovefest-workshop.html

  • 23. twomoxie  |  March 27th, 2012 at 12:48 pm

    Beautiful. Unfortunately, I never look that glamorous before bed.

  • 24. Shoko  |  March 27th, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    Love! A beautiful way to close out the month :)

  • 25. Pink Ronnie  |  March 27th, 2012 at 2:56 pm

    Agree with Clara. I think these style shots are worthy of a book down the track!
    Ronnie xo

  • 26. sarah  |  March 27th, 2012 at 5:12 pm

    oh briezy, oh max, oh shoko…. so beautiful, ethereal, creative. love!!

  • 27. Queen Mother  |  March 27th, 2012 at 8:23 pm

    I SOOOOOO love these pics! The first one makes me a little nutty. As in a good crazy! : ) Love, Mama

  • 28. trina  |  March 27th, 2012 at 9:21 pm

    Bri-these new style posts are so amaze. I love the dream like state…so magical. Can’t wait to see what is next.
    ps – so glad you are coming back to Chicago. I will be there!
    xo . trina

  • 29. Anonymous  |  March 28th, 2012 at 12:12 am


  • 30. gracie  |  March 28th, 2012 at 6:45 am

    Very very lovely

  • 31. Justyna  |  March 28th, 2012 at 9:28 am


  • 32. Carol  |  March 28th, 2012 at 9:48 am

    This is by far my favourite. So glamorous.

  • 33. Ritika  |  March 28th, 2012 at 11:57 pm

    It was quite an interesting read and an awesome post on the latest trends on your blog. Would appreciate if you visit my blog as let me also know how I am doing.

  • 34. Kadi  |  March 29th, 2012 at 4:03 pm

    oh my gosh Bri these are amazing!

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  • 36. Anne  |  April 2nd, 2012 at 2:26 am

    Oh Bri! I just adore your style! Just went all the way back in your style columns and it’s really amazing and inspiring! You made me go bold! Thankssss!

  • 37. Lyndsy  |  April 2nd, 2012 at 10:47 am

    this collection is gorgeous! you look so glamorous and just like marilyn! so pretty!

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