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Melanie Francis is a wardrobe and prop stylist based in Chicago. She graduated with a BFA degree in photography from Art Center College of Design, but soon after discovered styling. Melanie's more than twenty years of experience, combined with her meticulous eye for detail and passion for creating characters and setting scenes, make her a cunning storyteller. She believes that the appropriate environment, suitable object, and proper wardrobe all work in harmony to transform any image into an instantly believable tale, which she skillfully helps narrate

clients

5/3 Bank
Abelson Taylor
Alberta Rye
Alcon
American Girl – Thomas
Batter Up Magazine
Brentano
Chicago Magazine
Corona
Craftsman
Fosters
Goose Island
Hallmark
Illinois Lottery
Jim Beam
John Deere
Kerry Gold
Keystone
Leo Burnett
Levi’s
Marlboro
McDonalds
Pinnacle Vodka
Redds Hard Cider
Scotts Paper Towels
Sprint
Steppenwolf
Suave
Ulta
Vicks DayQuil
Walgreens
Weber
Wellmark

photographers

Andrea Mandel
Anthony Tahlier
Bracket Studio
Brett Nadal
Brooke Hummer
Bryan Derballa
Chris Strong
Christopher Wilson
Clint Blowers
David Ellis
David Jackson
Eric Sahrmann
Eva Kolenko
Jason Richardson
Jeff Sciortino
Kevin Banna
Kourtney Sellers
Kristyna Archer
Lindsay Gallup
Lisa Predko
Lucy Hewett
Mark Wiens
Paul Elledge
Samer Almadani
Saverio Truglia
Stephen Hamilton
Tadd Myers
Troy Evans
Tyllie Barbosa