10.02.12

STYLE / 70

the shining is a terrifying movie. i sit and watch it with my ears covered through half of it because the quick edits & loud noises have me all anxious. but it’s a ridiculously good movie, right? last week we did a clockwork orange style post and this week it’s all about the grady twins from the shining. and there’s also a video at the bottom that my boyfriend put together that you gotta check out. thanks for following along on our stanley kubrick style tribute – it was definitely cool to switch it up and push our creative limits.

for this shoot, we were on the hunt for a creepy hotel in los angeles that would fit the vibe of the shining. we walked right in to this one and it ended up being hauntingly perfect (that winding staircase in the video is crazy!) shooting the video was actually really eery and the location made it easy to act the part. however, i chose not to venture into the frightening blood spattered scenes for obvious reasons.

the babydoll style dress with white stockings and mary jane shoes was the iconic look i was going for. i spotted this pink dress at shareen vintage that looked quite similar to the girl’s blue costumes in the film. and i had to rock the side part of course.


that ending? kudos, mister. you even scared me.

photography: heather gildroy
videography: modshift
more style posts: right here

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    Pink Ronnie says:

    WOW, Bri. These shots are so hauntingly perfect.
    Seriously, the mood you’ve captured in them made me shiver a bit. You’re an incredible model – has anyone told you that?
    Thanks for creating such amazing content week after week for us!
    Ronnie xo
    p.s. The video comes up as private for me, for some reason…

    Holly says:

    Yeah I can’t watch the video either.

    Jessica says:

    Your style posts NEVER disappoint! I love how much work and detail goes into them. You really have a great style. Thanks for Inspiring me and thousands, everyday!
    -Jessica

    Leigh says:

    You always have the most creative style posts ever and I love it!!! I can’t even figure out how you did this one…

    Mai says:

    wow, your creativity never ceases to amaze me.
    would love to watch the video but it’s privated.

    leann says:

    whats the password?!?

    this might be my favorite post of yours. but that’s a tough call because i pretty much love everything you post.

    Corina says:

    How lovely, it is truly one of my favorites too!

    Megan says:

    This is so amazing. Nice job to both you and the boyfriend. What a crazy, creative partnership you two are rocking!

    Wow…Styling and video are spectacular…That’s one talented guy you’ve got by your side!!

    Woow, the film and photos are really fantastic! Bravo for the great idea!!

    Megan Gilger says:

    Damn girl this is hott! You and your team killed it as usual. 😉

    Michelle says:

    girl you’re a bonafide MO-DEL!

    Lisa says:

    You have overcome yourself with this one Bri and your team too. It is a great surprise to see this post today. I still believe you should do some acting even if it is just for fun :)

    Sister Disco says:

    Fabulous! What a fun, creative & creepy project. Love it!

    erin says:

    You put together the coolest concepts and such great teams of creatives! So awesome!

    Kate says:

    genius.
    you have the best job in the world.

    monica says:

    excellent, I love this concept. by the way, I think I’m the only person in the world that didn’t think The shining was a scary movie! if you want scary movies, you should watch the orphanage///////
    Great style post!

    So hauntingly beautiful, Bri. Great job … what a fantastic team you have!

    Malori says:

    Loved the video today. It’s rare that I actually take the time to watch videos on blogs but this was fantastic!

    You guys are such a great match! Love the photos and video so much. Great job you two :)

    nicole b. says:

    Very nice. Deliciously spooky.

    Mfree says:

    Seriously, these style posts are FABULOUS. You are just killing it (no pun intended). Bravo to modshift and the video team. It’s spectacular.

    Awesome. The Shining is probably my favorite horror film. – I’ve only seen a couple Kubrick films, so I clearly need to finish his filmography.

    – tianna :)

    Sarah says:

    This is crazy awesome and perfect for October =)

    – Sarah
    agirlintransit.blogspot.com

    Pegah S says:

    you have out done yourself. I think the CWO section was the strongest part of the video.

    rory amber says:

    i hope 2001 is next!

    omg, the last half of that video was so creepy! *slow clapping*

    Eeeek that movie terrified me for years. Just seeing these pictures (although you are gorgeous) scares me and brings back that fear. Job well done, though!!

    Sarah says:

    This is terrifyingly beautiful! I love the creativity and inspiration! You pushed the envelope of the normal style post, and I admire that. Very editorial.

    Sarolta says:

    Love the photoshop work in the pictures. This style post clearly brought out the artist in you.

    Kate says:

    Loooove this! And the video–amazing (you have a very talented guy–I’m jealous that you found yourself an artist!). Completely makes me want to watch The Shining, just as soon as I visit my boyfriend and won’t be sleeping alone!

    Rebecca says:

    Really enjoyed the video. I love when the architecture becomes part of the story. Thanks for sharing.

    Genius…but my heart is still racing! Gah, The Shining is so scary to me.

    Ali Mackin says:

    Wow Bri you look different. Great post and photography. Yes The Shinning was one of those films that made me want to go to film school. Oh the your boyfriend’s film is super cool as well…your a talented duo.

    Ali of aliandang

    this is so cool. when I saw the first photo and didn’t see what it was for yet I thought you looked like a creepy elle fanning, which turned out to pretty much be true :) REDRUM!

    Anonymous says:

    bri, this is cool and all, but i dont think it should be archived under “style.” all your other style posts are inspiring and practical for everyday wear – which is what most style posts should be about right? i think this should be archived under another category…maybe “awesome and creative!” but definitely not “style”. as always though, good job on blowing your readers away!

    @Anonymous–it’s freakin’ October and definitely appropriate for Halloween style.

    Deeyarah says:

    DLF and Modshift! You guys rock!!! Seriously…wow.

    Noor says:

    Wow these are bad azz my fav yet.

    Noor
    Little Pink Strawberries

    Kickstand says:

    I’m scared

    mascot says:

    i love how you make style posts a complete creative package? why stop at pictures why not make an entire day of it? it is also muy adorable that you get to spend the time with your dude.

    Amanda says:

    Bri,
    you are SO kick ass. I read this blog religiously and its stuff like THIS that makes me really love your work. its quirky and fun and the styling and everything was so artfully done. just in time for Halloween. thanks for making my day

    Perfect for October! I’m having so much fun pinning the creepy images everyone’s sharing.

    Molly says:

    oh my gosh, that video seriously scared me silly. you are so inspiring…thank you for always creating such unique content!

    samantha says:

    i love the shining part, beautiful and eery at the same time.

    look see says:

    Freaking brilliant.

    Malin says:

    It’s perfect! I love the mood.

    lisa says:

    You have the best style posts ever. What a great/creepy video :)

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    camille says:

    wow, this is so fantastic! I can’t tell you enough how much I loved this. incredible :)

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