M&H Akira’s make up table, she is the girl with the magic wand.
Patricia putting up the suggested poses from previous shoots., the studio runs smoothly with her help.
Katrina posting the looks to be shot, she is an amazing assistant stylist…
Don’t like static, static don’t like us….
The FW2018/19 collection line up.
Devin the stylist and I adjusting the dress on Major model Chelsea Hise.
Akira is a perfectionist (and she designs killer seductive lingerie).
Starting to shoot with look one.
Between shots, one can make goo goo eyes…
Twining moment not to be missed…
The A-Team strikes again!!! Wrap up group shot, may I introduce to you, our super talented photographer Elisabeth Smolarz (top left).
Campaign shot for the home screen. Look again, its actually GOOD FOR YOUR EYES!!!
Things can get a bit wacky on an all-day photoshoot.
Here’s behind the scenes. Check out these fun videos of the new Spring Summer 2017 collection.
Ayse Birsel, Designer, Creative Director, Teacher, Speaker and Author of Design the Life You Love, goes on world wind tour wearing Anni Kuan.
Design the Life You Love, Ayse shares her tools to help you see things from fresh perspectives—which often is where new ideas start to emerge. She uses metaphors to help you think about your viewpoint on life, playfully, and connects you to inspiration through your heroes and role models to help you align yourself with your values and beliefs. All this, fueled by the spirit of design, nourishes your right brain, intuition and imagination.
Ayse and Allan Chochinov were in conversation at the launch of her book at the MoMA SoHo Store.
Ayse at the MoMA launch of her book Design the Life You Love! With Nadine Frenette.
At the Japanese book store Kinokuniya in NYC.
At the fabulous Industry City Store by Wanted Design in Brooklyn, book signing and tea party.
Promoting her book at Portland AM Northwest’s Morning Show!
The book on display at Watson Kennedy in Seatle WA, an upscale gift shop.
At the exclusive Peter Miller in Seatle WA.
Signing books at Tesvikiye Store in Istanbul turned into a unique pleasure and a tea party with friends, family and book lovers!
Follow Ayse on Face Book:
Anni’s Cocoon Coat was recently featured wrapping the frame of this lithe model in a photo shoot for NYC-based fashion photographer Keith Greenbaum. Shot on a breezy city rooftop, the model stayed warm thanks to the quilted lining of the Cocoon Coat.
These are quite possible the most amazing linen pants I’ve ever tried on. No. joke. Comfortable, great fit, superbly versatile and so perfectly summer-y. Anni Kuan is ta new-to-me designer based out of my favorite city, New York, and her pieces are designed for the woman on the go – the gal that wants to be comfortable yet stylish. I wore these babies out for dinner at Delmonico’s in Southampton and I just know I’ll be wearing a whole lot more in the coming months. Check out her entire collection here and fall in love as much as I did. p.s. Please excuse the picture quality. I’m just now starting to play around with camera settings, lighting, exposure, and all those photography details I have SO much to learn about!
Watch Fox News Liz Claman wearing Anni Kuan Rappu Dress, interviewing Warren Buffett and his children, Susie, Howard and Peter about growing up as a Buffett.
I was so excited when we made our first sale on the spanking new website!
Ayse Birsel received this love package in NYC from her husband Bibi as a surprise gift. Here she is opening the package. Yay!
The lovely Ayse will be sporting this Rappu dress on her travel to Istanbul. The soft jersey material makes it easy to pack and the perfect travel companion (after Bibi, of course). I was thrilled to get a picture of Ayse modeling the dress—she looks delicious!
Lots of amazing guests, and plenty of bubbly helped ring in the arrival of spring and celebrate the new Anni Kuan Design web site!
Music by McBeats kept the tempo upbeat with his signature Celtic flair and who could resist trying on a few—or more than a few—new looks from the S/S 2014 Collection. It was a candle lit event, and we snacked on Italian cheese and crackers, Spanish marcona almonds and Thai lime chili cashews. Yum! And of course, we drank lots of cava and lambrusco. After all the intense work that went into the site, I was soooo happy to celebrate and more then pleased to see all the smiling faces, thank you for making my dream come true!!!