Behind the Cover
MODEL: KYLIE MORTON BERRY
Kyle is a member of the Appalachian Ballet Company. She has been with the company for 17 seasons, and has held title roles such as Sugar Plum Fairy, Cinderella, Peter Pan, and The Little Mermaid. She currently teaches jazz and ballet at the Van Metre School of Dance where she was formally trained.
PHOTOGRAPHER: BRYAN ALLEN
An award-winning and nationally recognized photographer and videographer based in Knoxville, Bryan began his love affair with the camera as a young child and has been shooting ever since. With over thirty years of experience, Bryan’s creative passion has always been photographing people and telling authentic stories through his imagery.
HAIR & MAKEUP: GROW SALON
Styling for the photoshoot was provided by Grow. Shane Archer’s team styled Kylie using Glo Minerals makeup and L’ANZA hair products.
WARDROBE: JOSIE’S BOUTIQUE
Clothing was provided by Josie’s Boutique. Kylie is pictured on the cover wearing a beautiful, bright ombre dress by L’ATISTE, which is available in store now.
LOCATION: EAST TENNESSEE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The East Tennessee Historical Society, located on Gay Street, provided the perfect backdrop for our urban shoot. In addition, special thanks to Director Cherel Henderson and Executive Assistant Stephanie Henry for coordinating an indoor space for us to stay warm during the winter shoot—it was 35 degrees!
We would also like to thank All Occasions Party Rentals for loaning us equipment, Cody Gentry and Tony Vandergriff from the City of Knoxville for securing the location, the Tennessee Children’s Dance Ensemble for generously lending us their talent, and the Appalachian Ballet Company for serving the community with wonderful performances for so many years.