How 2 Veteran Food Stylists Turned Justin Bieber’s ‘Yummy’ Video Into a Visual Feast

The story behind the 'insane, surreal mashups' that made for an unforgettable dinner party

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The pop star's visually lush array of foods was created on a surprisingly small budget of about $1,000. Justin Bieber via YouTube
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Justin Bieber is going to a dinner party in a swanky ballroom, but this is no ordinary meal for the 25-year-old global pop star. It’s a gustatory extravaganza, complete with fantastical Jell-O molds, candy-colored cakes and seafood towers that could’ve been plucked straight from a 1950s buffet.

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@TLStanleyLA T.L. Stanley is a senior editor at Adweek, where she specializes in consumer trends, cannabis marketing, meat alternatives, pop culture, challenger brands and creativity.