featured | palm beach illustrated | equestrian editorial

Super excited to be able to share this romantic, equestrian themed editorial, featuring equestrian power couple Taylor McMurtry + Nick Granat,{and some beautiful and well behaved horses + pups}, in Palm Beach Illustrated magazine. Check out the February 2020 issue on newsstands now!

Shot on location at Turnabout Farm in Wellington, Jessica and I had a great time working with all of these amazing creatives to bring this dreamy shoot to life.

The story showcases fashions by Zimmermann + Cremiuex, florals + decor by Xquisite Designs + Elements + Accents, + Red Bliss; gourmet picnic + food + cake by Cafe Boulud Palm Beach; calligraphy + engraving by Carla Hagan Designs; and hair styling by Rebecca Mousseau for Phairis Luxury.





Click here to view more imagery from the shoot on our blog post.

{contributors}

photography: chris joriann photography
florals + decor: xquisite events productions
cake + charcuterie: cafe boulud palm beach
food styling: theresa valiante + brandy strine
hair styling: phairis luxury
calligraphy: carla hagan designs
chargers: redbliss
tableware: williams sonoma
furnishings: elements + accents
venue: turnabout farm, wellington
nick’s fashions: cremieux
taylor’s fashions: zimmermann
watters | bacio bacio wellington
poppy’s puppy fashions: phairis luxury

{ equestrian inspired engagement | editorial shoot }

This professional equestrian power couple combined a romantic engagement session, with an editorial fashion shoot for an upcoming Palm Beach Illustrated magazine feature. (on newsstands now)

Growing up in the competitive show jumping world myself, styling this romantic equestrian inspired shoot, was especially close to my heart!!! Shot on location at Turnabout Farm, and Grand Prix Village in Wellington, the romance, the horses and the haute couture fashions, all came together so beautifully, thanks to our fabulous designers and team of amazingly creative collaborators.























































Click here to view the feature in the February 2020 Issue now.

{contributors}

photography: chris joriann photography
florals + decor: xquisite events productions
cake + charcuterie: cafe boulud palm beach
food styling: theresa valiante + brandy strine
hair styling: phairis luxury
calligraphy: carla hagan designs
chargers: redbliss
tableware: williams sonoma
furnishings: elements + accents
venue: turnabout farm, wellington
nick’s fashions: cremieux
taylor’s fashions: zimmermann
watters | bacio bacio wellington
poppy’s puppy fashions: phairis luxury

{ the colony | gem inspired wedding style shoot | palm beach photography }

A select team of Palm Beach’s top wedding pro’s merged talents to put together a an elegant “Leaf + Gemstone Inspired” style shoot, that began in The Colony Hotel’s presidential penthouse overlooking the city.

Conceived by Jennifer of Fabuluxe Events and Lenyce of Bacio Bacio Bridal,with calligraphy by Ink Letter Love and decor by Southern Floral Company and Atlas Party the newly renovated ballroom was awash in light blue hues. The a amazing sugar “gemstone” cake by Johnson’s Custom Cakes perfectly match the calligraphed quartered stone table numbers.



















style shoot planner: fabuluxe events
venue: the colony hotel, palm beach
florals: southern floral company
cake: johnson’s custom cakes, wellington
calligraphy/invites/menu: ink letter love
gown/bridal salon: bacio bacio bridal, wellington
tuxedo: the tux shop, palm beach gardens
linens + chairs + china + flatware + glassware: atlas party rental, boynton beach
hair+ makeup artistry: christie lopez makeup+ skincare llc
cinematography: key moment films

{valentine’s day | fifty shades | style shoot }

Here is a Valentine’s Day throwback post… in sync with today’s release of British author e.l. James’Fifty Shades Darker

Wanting in on the “chic erotica” of it all, a handful of Palm Beach’s top wedding pro’s joined forces to put together a hot and steamy “Fifty Shades of Grey Wedding” style shoot.

Conceived by Jennifer of Fabuluxe Events and Lenyce of Bacio Bacio Bridal, with decor by Orange Blossom Florals and Atlas Party, and an amazing “5 layers of grey” cake by Johnson’s Custom Cakes, the sultry session took place on location at The Studio 1016 co-operative.




























style shoot planner: fabuluxe events
florals: orange blossom florals and event styling, west palm beach
cake: johnson’s custom cakes, wellington
gown: legends by romona keveza
bridal salon: bacio bacio bridal, wellington
models: amanda and chris hildebrandt
tuxedo: the tux shop, palm beach gardens
draping: celebrations by kathy
linens + chairs + china + flatware + glassware: atlas party rental, boynton beach
hair: susan chasteen for visions salon, wellington
make-up artistry: jenna for visions salon, wellington
venue: the studio 1016, west palm beach
photography: chris joriann fine art photography
cinematography: key moment films

{ pink poodle in paris theme | devyn’s 6th birthday | posh tots event photography }

Another super cute posh tots event!!! This adorable “Pink Poodle in Paris” themed Spa Party was held at the Little Princess Spa in Boca Raton. The kiddie soiree featured a sweets table w. adorable desserts and a life-size fondant poodle cake by Johnson’s Custom Cakes in Wellington.

Devyn and her guests enjoyed a spa day w. beautiful pink haired, fairy clad stylists, a birthday luncheon w heart-shaped tea sandwiches, and even a fun fashion show finale.
















































poodle cake + sweets: johnson’s custom cakes, wellington
venue: little princess spa, boca raton
invitation + printables: time to fly designs
styling: joriann maye
photography: chris joriann photography

{ zootopia themed birthday style shoot | event photography }

Pops of bold colors and animal prints set the stage for this “city meets safari” ZOOTOPIA style birthday photo shoot, with décor by the creative team at the Special Event Resource + Design Group.

Working with a lime, purple, and orange palette, and mostly paper décor… from the lanterns, to the flowers and paper mache animals and masks, the tables featured silk petal overlays, festive glassware and multi-colored napkins fastened with a variety of wooden animal rings.



Styled by Joriann Maye for Chris Joriann Photography, and coordinated by Lauren Daversa Events, the style event took place at The Club at Evergrene.




Ghost chiavari’s and silver hammered chargers, from Superior Party Rentals, and lighting design by Illumene completed the look.


The fabulous themed cake and sweets were created by Jennifer Johnson of Johnson’s Custom Cakes, Wellington for an epic dessert table, which centered around custom signage, and a commissioned painting of the mythical Zootopia world was created by Live Event Art by Gayle.


































décor + linens: special event resource + design group
event coordinator: lauren daversa events
cake + sweet: johnson’s custom cakes, wellington
rentals: superior party rental, jupiter
lighting design: illumene
canvas paintings + signage: event art by gayle
venue: the club at evergrene, palm beach gardens
event catering manager: daniel pompile
face painting: cat llydon
invites + printables: time to fly designs

{special thanks to frank, tim, jessica, and the evergrene club staff for your extra assistance}

{ kierra maye | lil’ bo peep style shoot| halloween photography }

Halloween is always a favorite holiday. This year’s Lil’ Bo Peep costume was extra special to my daughter Kierra, since the style shoot begged for some live accessories!!! This one was captured on location at a private sheep farm in Caloosa. (Thank you Miles, for your warm hospitality!)

Even Tyla swapped her bark for “baaaa” and got in on the fun, dressed as a little lamb!












venue: private caloosa sheep farm
dress, eyelet pantaloons + hat: designs by gayle
pink wig: cosplay
crook: princess paradise
doggie costume: home-goods