Meet Ohio-born stylist, Morgan Pinney.
After graduating from Kent State University’s fashion school Morgan moved to New York City where her love for styling began after interning for Stella McCartney, Footwear News, and WWD.
She then went on to work for W Magazine and Vanity Fair before moving to Los Angeles to pursue styling full-time.
Morgan quickly garnered attention from both celebrities and publications, making her a force in the fashion industry. Her sheer creative ability allows her to take risks like distinguishing her female clients through use of menswear, or using streetwear to create an edge to all of her looks.
Morgan’s attention to detail, styling edge, and impressive portfolio made her the perfect fit for the SHAY Spring/Summer 2022 campaign shoot, featuring Aussie beauty Shanina Shaik.
Morgan took some time out of her crazy stylist schedule to speak to us about her style inspiration for the shoot and her go-to SHAY designs.
WHAT IS YOUR STAR SIGN?
YOU CAN'T LEAVE THE HOUSE WITHOUT?
My phone and AirPods
TOP TRAVEL DESTINATION?
Anywhere hot and with a beach!
TYPICAL DAY IN THE OFFICE?
There’s no “typical day” - each day is different! Usually will meet my assistant Kate at the office and plan for the day ahead. Sometimes we prep all day, sometimes we prep and then fit, and sometimes we’re in back to back fittings all day.
WHO ARE YOU STYLE ICONS?
Rihanna is definitely one of my style icons. I love that she’s unapologetically herself and always looks confident in whatever she’s wearing.
YOUR GO-TO OUTFIT?
I love to be comfortable so if I’m not wearing sweats, I love an oversized blazer with a good pair of jeans.
WHERE DID YOU GET YOUR INSPIRATION FROM FOR THE OUTFITS IN THIS SHOOT?
I wanted Shanina’s looks to be edgy and fashion forward to match the vibe of the jewelry but didn’t want to take away from the pieces, so we decided to go high-fashion yet refined.
FAVORITE OUTFITS FROM THE SHOOT?
The Saint Laurent catsuit was really fun, I also loved the black Saint Laurent off shoulder dress. It was simple but still a statement.
WHAT WERE YOUR FAVORITE SHAY PIECES FROM THE SHOOT?
My favorite SHAY pieces from the shoot were all of the pieces we shot in the pool. The way they reflected and glistened in the water was stunning. I also loved the blue story we did with the Mugler dress, it was such a statement.
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