How does one reinvent glamour? That’s the question I’ve been grappling with. I am a big fan of glam, you know… Jerry Hall, Marilyn Monroe, Rita Hayworth, love them, been inspired, copied. But I want to look to the future, because that woman is from the golden age of Hollywood, and she doesn’t exist anymore. Continue reading
So I’ve been busy working on all kinds of projects, but when I got polaroids of Melissa, I just had to shoot her in some Summer Magic-al inspired makeup (lots of colour). Continue reading
I’m really happy. It’s been a month already, that this series of images was completed and edited. I was waiting for them to be published to talk about the process. All those colourful palettes you saw reviewed on the blog; well this is the reason why! Colour Collections are on the way!
So here I am, buying more palettes. I know! Shame on me…. But sometimes… It’s really love at first sight. And it seems to fit right into my own theme: tropical, southern vibes! Continue reading
It’s Black History Month. Really, we shouldn’t need a month to appreciate African-American culture and beauty. The long Canadian winter has me fantasizing about Tahitian colour palettes, Island vibes. They were all materialized courtesy of the cool vibes of my model, Avril. Continue reading
Miss pageants are sort of a mixed bag for me. On the one hand, I love the idea of celebrating beauty of different countries. On the other hand, they celebrate a certain standard of beauty, which is evolving, but it’s still not as inclusive as it should be. I wanted to share the creative process of working with Miss World Mexico when she came to Canada!
Summer had some last rays to share, and now we’re back to our regular programming. Fall. I wanted something a bit more intimate and warm, and revisiting a softer version of a smoky, while keeping it smoldering for cooler nights. And some pause for Instagram vs Studio photography.
Meet Stephany, future bombshell! It was time to put on the blog my first plus size model, or should I say, normal size. And she was a dream to photograph! I finally could do some proper instaglam makeup. It was new territory, but you don’t learn anything by doing the same thing over and over.
It was time to turn on the highlights. I wanted to explore the shimmering side of makeup.
I’ve always loved Harajuku Girls, especially the really tan ones. They adapted 60s makeup, graphic lines, making their eyes super big. I had some makeup fun adapting the look to make it more Eastern. Continue reading