Monday, 29 July 2013

Enfant Sauvage

Teresa Oman in Enfant Sauvage from Claire Gorman on Vimeo
styling by Mandy Shadforth/Oracle Fox

Another treasure discovered via Oracle Fox- this time a short film styled by Mandy herself.  I'd seen stills from this dotted around the internet and always been intrigued but never managed to find the full thing until a few weeks ago.

Teresa is one of my favourite models and the styling in this is just out of this world.  Many of the necklaces and headresses were made by Mandy herself and compliment the woven swimsuits and bohemian hair and makeup perfectly.  I would love to recreate something like this one day myself!

Monday, 22 July 2013

Gold Dust

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Leila Goldkuhl 
 photographed by Lotus Josephine 
wardrobe by NicetomeetyouLA 
H&M by Britt Sully

Sucker for messy blonde hair and a bleached brow as ever.  Shoots like these that look so 'undone' and yet so perfect at the same time are my favourite.  This one I felt was a bit different from the norm with the addition of some more formal pieces like the tux jacket, clean metallic jewellery and the charcoal backdrop offset against the more rugged textures of Leila's hair, denim shirt and battered boots; so beautiful.

images Lotus Josephine via Oracle Fox

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Rip It Up

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Distressed denim; not exactly revolutionary on the fashion front but there does seem to be a fine art to getting those rips just right. Two tears right across the knees looks en point and gives an instant update to a pair of skinnies.

I tried on a couple of pairs in Topshop such as the Black Rip Jamie Jeans but the rips sat too high on my legs and were nowhere near rustic looking enough for my tastes.  I think the key to the perfect pair lies in some careful DIYing and gentle distressing by hand to achieve the perfect 'worn in' look and a pair Kurt would be proud of.

 images via Tumblr, Fanny Lyckmann, The Haute Pursuit