Archive of ‘Pro Photoshoots’ category

03.10.12 Outfit: Portland Bloggers Meetup and Creamy, Dreamy Layers

Pink Blazer: Zara (similar here). Spike Beaded Chain Choker Necklace: DIY (tutorial here). Cone Stud Earrings: Forever 21. Tiered Raw Silk Tunic: ShopAKIRA (similar here or here). Studded Purse: Nicole Lee (old – similar here and here). Bear Keychain Charm: ?. Beaded Stretch Bracelets: DIY. Spike-End Bangle: DIY (tutorial here).  Black Jeggings: UNIQLO. Gold-Capped Ballet […]

Outfit 6.02.12: Lost in the Forest at the Witch’s Castle

Mismatched stud rhinestone earrings: from Japan (I forget the brand) Sweet Surprise Chiffon Bow Hairclip: Sproos (win it here!) Crochet top and linen dress: mocha [Japan] Feathered bangle: DIY (quickie how-to here) Crochet lace Basket: DIY Flowered Ballet Flats: DIY (tutorial here) From the photoshoot last week with my talented friend Dave Lim in Portland’s […]

Outfit 5.25.12: Pro Photoshoot! and a Japanese Kimono Cape Coat

Draped Poly Kimono-Sleeve Jacket: SLY Mismatched rhinestone stud earrings: bought in Japan Faux enamel necklace: handmade by me “To Be Green is To Be Serene” slogan t-shirt; Hinged Silver Cuff: Forever 21 Slap Watch: ? Upcycled Padded Leather Stud Zip Clutch: DIY (tutorial for body of clutch here; added zipper following this tutorial here) Ripped […]

DIY Ideas from Anthropologie November 2011 Catalog

Oh, Anthro – such a source for DIY inspiration, as always!  Though Alicia from Dismount Creative was similarly inspired by the latest catalog, I wanted to post a few more things that could be DIY’d straight out of the pages of Anthropologie’s most recent offerings.  And besides, who wants to pay $500 for a sweater?  […]

Me at Portland Fashion Week

Courtesy of Fred Joe. This photo had me ROFL’ing.  LOVE the guy’s expression in the foreground!  (Then, my second thought: I look exhausted.) What a great photo!  Thanks so much, Fred – you’re amazing! Check out Fred’s gallery of photos from Portland Fashion Week (including some of Seth Aaron and Jay Nicolas Sario).  He’s such […]

Using Publications' Photos on Your Blog: Question

from Carly – I can’t get thru the Conde Nast legal jargon and you seem quite knowledgable; How can we use pics from major publications? What are the limits? Can I use a pic from InStyle or Vogue to compare to a pic of one of my outfits? Answer please, oh blog Hi there!As […]

Formed to Deconstruct – F.TAPE Editorial

Photographer: Dimitris Theocharis , Stylist: Paku Sukud; Models: Swanny, Charlotte Care, Roos van Montfort Love the colors, love the angular lines, love the black.  It’s very Mondrian in an art-school-meets-deconstructionist sort of way. And I love the idea of a spray-painted dress. Possible DIY? Check out the full editorial here (some frontal nudity) – there’s […] Question: Britney's Unretouched Photos

I received this question in my box: Have you seen the release of the unretouched photos of Brittany Spears for the new Candies ads? ( What do you think of them? This is the 4/14/2010 Daily Mail Reporter article she is referring to: “Britney Spears bravely agrees to release un-airbrushed images of herself next […]

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