ashley bailey, owner and founder of the byrd collective, has a varied design background with a strong focus on floral and event design. born and raised in corpus christi, texas, she left home for austin to study art history and art at the university of texas. she then moved to houston where she worked with sarah bergner and rebekah johnson of bergner and johnson design. ashley left texas for new york city to work for david monn, david beahm, aab productions and kcd worldwide producing incredible events. she then headed to the deep south, by way of savannah, georgia, to work as the director of events at scad. it was there, inspired by the creative energy, eccentric personalities, and gifted artists, that ashley started creating the byrd collective.
the byrd collective offers creative direction, styling and floral design and is based in atlanta, georgia...by way of austin, texas.
photo credit: ashley garmon