Styling Assignment #3: Boudoir

This is the 3rd styling assignment!  The theme was boudoir and I think I captured it.  I was inspired as I was scrolling through tumblr and saw this beautiful picture of Samantha Barks in Cabaret.  When I think of boudoir I couldn’t help but think of how sexy and classy it can make a woman look.

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Styling Assignment #2: Strength

This is the 2nd styling assignment!  The theme was strength and I think I managed to capture it.  When I think of strength, I think of physical strength, mental strength, the ability to ask for help, overcoming adversity and eating disorders.  I also think of the Women’s March on Versailles which is, if you don’t know, when women marched to the Palace of Versailles to talk to King Louis XVI and get bread for their starving children.  The inspiration for this assignment came from MAC Cosmetics Strength line where they have a female bikini competitor in gorgeous makeup and a dress.  I just love that they are glorifying women being strong and showing that having muscles is beautiful.   Continue reading

Stylist Assignment #1: Purity

I’ve been looking into fashion styling a lot as a career lately.  And to be a stylist, you have to have a certain set of skills.  I’m trying to build these skills here by doing these “styling assignments”.

Every week(hopefully), there will be a new assignment.  It will be a word or a phrase or an idea.  My/your job is to build on it and create a collage/mood board.  Then shape it into a photoshoot.  This week’s assignment is purity.  The question is how would you style and direct a photoshoot with the theme of purity.  This is my very messy mood board:

Purity took on alot of meanings to me.  I thought of innocence, weddings(dresses and rings), babies/children, white, water, nature/natural, love, and angels.  I tried to put picture representation of all these things in my mood board/collage.

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