Meet the Team
stylist and founder of the effortless chic
Jen Pinkston is a wardrobe stylist and the creator of The Effortless Chic, a lifestyle blog that celebrates effortless, every day style in fashion, interiors, entertaining, and more. Jen and her team are constantly on the look out for fresh inspiration to brighten up any wardrobe or space and are frequently called upon to create unique, one-of-a-kind content for brands including Coach, Gap, Anthropologie and many others. Her styling experience spans from Ellen DeGeneres to Ritz Carlton and everything in between. When she’s not working on the blog or styling a photo shoot, you can usually find her at happy hour with her girlfriends or exploring new cities with her photographer husband.
Mary is a New Hampshire born, California based photographer who finds endless joy in a cup of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee. She loves bright pops of color and all things whimsical. Few things make her happier than fresh flowers, braided updos, and road trip adventures with friends.
Writer of What To Listen To Now
Chop Shop alumnus, Matt Mugford knows good music when he hears it. Lucky for us, he drops by once a month to let us know what we should all be listening to. Matt currently spends his days making music magic as the music supervisor for Disney Pictures, as well as freelancing commercial projects for the likes of Google and others.
Stephanie grew up in a small town in Northern California called Twain Harte. Quaint as it is, she’s enjoyed the sunshine of Los Angeles for close to a decade now. She enjoys taking photos of families, couples in love and anything to do with weddings. She has an editorial style with a critical eye for details and light that make each shoot unique. When not wrapped up in a photo shoot, she’s snuggling with her husband, baby girl Georgia and her two dogs.
I was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV and I decided to pursue a career that felt….right! I graduated from Art Center College of Design in 2008 and started shooting for magazines immediately after. I’ve been recognized by several photography awards and work for several publications in Souther California and beyond. I absolutely love meeting new people and getting the chance to photograph them threw my eyes.
Lindsay loves to celebrate both entrepreneurial power women and innovative DIY projects with her blog, Squirrels & Curls. A former assistant to director Guillermo del Toro, Associate Producer at The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and Story Producer for Nat Geo and Syfy, Lindsay now freelances for commercial photo and video productions. A short list of her favorite things includes fine yarn, baby squirrels, and her terrier mutt, Penny.
Born and raised in St. Louis, Molly is a Midwestern girl at heart. Although she calls Missouri home, Boulder holds a special place in her heart too. After graduating from University of Colorado, she packed her bags for Thailand to teach English to children. Realizing that there is so much more of the world for her to see, Molly relocated to Los Angeles. She works in advertising, but loves to spend her down time reading, exercising, crafting, and working on her blog, Twenties in Twins.