All posts tagged: fashion

Yearning from Behind the Glass

I am excited to share with all of you that Gothesque Magazine Issue #12 was released yesterday, featuring our Living Doll collaboration.   Click on issue #12 to view Gothesque Magazine.   Designer: Jen Bell of Discarded Couture Hair & Makeup: Erin Bradley of Beauty & Style by Erin […]

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1940’s Tribute

Please enjoy our third styled shoot of 2014. This 1940’s theme was modeled after Jen’s (the designer) grandmother. One had to adapt in the 40’s due to wartime rationing.  In the early 1940’s women’s skirts and dresses became shorter to save on fabric, as a […]

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The Doll Behind the Glass

These images are my absolute favorite from our styled shoot Friday afternoon. We were moments away from calling it a day when these gems were created. We literally had blood, sweat and tears go into these ones, as the designer accidentally cut herself on a […]

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Glamour and Style

The Second World War left women craving for glamour, style and swathes of fabric where scraps of material had once existed.  Dior’s full skirted and waisted designs fulfilled all the early dreams of the feminine woman in the early 50’s.  As a new, more liberated society […]

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Fabulous Fifties

Perfecting these twitchin images has just been peachy keen; I have been jazzed all week. Thanks again to such a primo team. Click the following links for Glamour & Style, Little Red Hat, Cat’s Eye Glasses, and 50’s Inspired Shoot. Designer: Jennifer Bell of Discarded […]

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Little Red Hat

Post the Second World War, hats were small and close to the head. Women’s hats were an essential part of their outfits and were never removed.  To make the point, one asks:  would you ever take off your dress in public? Click the following links […]

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Cat’s Eye Glasses

Cat’s eye glasses are a type of women’s eyewear that was popular in the 1950s and 60s among fashionable women. They were worn by very famous ladies in Hollywood, namely Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn. Click the following link to see Glamour & Style, 50’s […]

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50’s Inspired Shoot

I had a phenomenal Sunday afternoon working with an ingenious team. The elegant dress was designed by Jennifer Bell of Discarded Couture.  The stunning makeup and hair was created by Erin Bradley of Beauty & Style by Erin Bradley.  The dazzling model who exuded fifties […]

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Gilded Age

These images are the result of a local designer’s vision arising from a visit to the Villa Marco Polo Inn, located in the historic neighbourhood of Rockland, in Victoria BC.  She (Jennifer) immediately became captivated with the residence’s enchanting atmosphere and was inspired to assemble […]

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Discarded Couture

I have recently become friends with a very talented fashion designer named Jen Bell, who also lives in Sooke, BC.  Her label is Discarded Couture.  She recycles garments and items that have literally been discarded and fashions them into unique and stunning pieces. She had […]

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Bead Bracelet

Bead Bracelet

My exquisite Bacio bead bracelet photographed, with the monochrome setting, on a white acrylic sheet.  Wearing my bracelet is akin to adorning myself with a beautiful piece of art everyday.

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