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Maxed Out!!

August 10, 2010

As one of my last school assignments, I had to create a window display. Now, since I didn’t have any contacts to a store that needed their window dressed,  I got creative and created a mock up version in a shoe box to show what my vision looked like.

I haven’t had this much fun crafting in a long time! I spent hours cutting and gluing and making sure everything was just right. In the end,  I created a window display even I was amazed with. There are two areas I need to fix before I take a final photo for my portfolio, but as it looks today I’m still very proud of it.

I decided on the theme “maxed out” because of the maxi coat, skirt and dress trend for fall/winter 2010. I also made a play on words to stretch that theme and took inspiration from Holt Renfrew’s elaborate windows. It kind of pokes fun at us and our shopping habits, but I think it’s edgy enough to actually be a window display.

That’s all for now, I need to get back to studying!!!!!


Havana Nights Photo Shoot

July 20, 2010

After many weeks trying to organize and co-ordinate this shoot, I am happy to be able to show you the final results!

My original location didn’t work out, but luckily my photographer Raymond Chow had a few ideas up his sleeve that worked out well. We ended up shooting in the gardens outside the library at Langara College one evening, and it was perfect! I had my friend Ariel Peake do makeup and hair, and she did an amazing job! I was really pleased with the eye makeup.

I only chose one to print out for my project, but there were so many good shots I thought I’d share a few of my favorits.

Please let me know what you think, I will be doing some more creatives soon so any feedback is appreciated!!


Photo Shoot

June 28, 2010

I’m very excited to be planning and styling my first independant photo shoot. I’m doing it for my portfolio, and one of my teachers is nice enough to count it as a project for his class.

I’m using Kensie Girl clothing, and the idea behind the shoot is the perfect summer outfit. In my head I can imagine a girl, wandering around in a cute little dress and heels during her summer vacation simply enjoying life. I want to do this photo shoot down by the river because there is a nice little board walk and it will feel like we are out of the city.

These pictures are where I draw my inspiration from, and I hope my end pictures turn out the way they are planned in my head!

Look forward to the final photo shoot images soon, I plan on doing it this saturday, but now it’s weather dependant!

Have a good week 🙂


First Rendition

May 21, 2010

So the reason why I’ve been MIA the past month or so is because I was helping plan a fashion show for the design students at my school.

We had a class dedicated to this fashion show and I’m so proud of everyone in the class (including our amazing teacher we only worked with for a few weeks) as the show was amazing! It looked so professional and although there were many bumps along the way we all pulled it together and had a great show!

here are a few pictures of the show, photographed by the amazing Peter Jensen

For more photo’s please check out the album on Face Book



April 1, 2010

here’s a sneak peek at my friends Sarah Killen’s Forest Gump themed photo shoot I got to model in for our final assignment, and let me tell you it was a lot of fun!

the final pictures will be posted some time next week, have a good Easter weekend!!


Cheap Labor

March 22, 2010

One of my courses in school is a fashion show production class. It is our task to produce a fashion show for our fashion design students at the end of the semester.

Things have been a bit shaky in the planning stages, however we are working with what we have. So lack of time + creativity = an impromptu photo shoot with mannequins in a back alley to make some awesome posters to promote the show!

We took the gals out last week during a nice stretch of weather and banged out some great shots. The final posters are still being tweaked, so until then here are some behind the scene’s shots I took on my camera:

Stefanie, Sarah and Keegan styling one of the girls

this is what you do when your set is a back alley

contemplating life, and praying the birds don’t land on her

part of the crew in the alley

flexible models are always a plus when we only have one small car for transport

More details about the show are to come, we are looking at some great locations but still need to narrow it down.

P.S. my school is having an open house tomorrow! feel free to drop by any time between 10am and 7pm. Also, the Beat will be there from 3pm-7pm.

LaSalle is located on the second floor of the Pender building on Hornby & Pender  down town.


Nicole Miller tie shoot

February 25, 2010

Just a quick post right now, as the Women’s gold medal hockey game is starting, of my finnished catalouge add for my fashion styling class.

We were provided with the tie and had to style our shoot around it with the theme of spring/summer formal wear. This is my end result, I actually had to shoot the model (my friend Stef In Motion’s boyfriend) inside because on the day of our shoot it was raining, and then take a picture of the stiares I like and photo shop it together.

I’m pleased with the results, considering we had to shoot inside. I also learned that shopping for men’s suits is quite difficult!!!!