Monthly Archives: Jul 2014

On a Sunny Sunday

What a week I tell ya.  Sitting back today and catching up on computer land.


I’m so super excited about some recent Editorial shoots, they have all been so amazing.   Hopefully I can share soon.

Friday, we were busy working under a viaduct.  You know, glamour and all.

On my summer wardrobe list, I’ve had a neutral colored, summer dress that I can throw on for casual or dress it up when need be.  Although we are almost at August, I have yet to find “the one” but this Kate Moss for Topshop number is rather cute.  Is there a summer piece you have been on the lookout for?

Do you remember Anatomie?  Hip Travel Mama and I did a piece on them awhile back, a fashionable, travel wear company with excellent quality pieces.  Well, they have a deal for you right now.

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They have a fabulous leather and lycra (on the side panels) jacket that they are practically gifting away.  You know I love my leather and this is a smoking deal!

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Several of their leather jackets are specially priced at $250, check them out here.

Hoping to get out and get a little vitamin D as well today, perhaps check out the last day of the Bellevue Arts Fair.  What are you up to?  Hope it’s a good one!


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Once upon a Tuesday…..

What’s up Fashion Friends?

Test shoot from this past weekend.

Test shoot from this past weekend.

I’m using these few free days of mine, gray days to boot, to get some behind the behind the scenes to-dos taken care of.

I have some amazing fashion pieces that have seen the camera enough that it is time to find them a new home.


Trying to decide if a style sale, a FB posting or Ebay is the way to go.  Do share your thoughts.

Weather wise this week, it’s all about the layers.  Gray and chilly in the am but sunny and warm by late afternoon.  Lightweight sweaters, blazers or jackets are a must use.


While I am knee deep in my fashion sort and what to do with my pieces, I have a little thought for all of you.  I have a friend who is a seamstress extraordinaire who is taking on some mending projects for the next few weeks.  Have items that need button replacement, moth holes in wool, creative, little fixes?  Contact me and I will hook you up to get your fall pieces ready to go.


Where ever you are this week and whatever you are doing, hope you are having fun!

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Summer Sunshine…..

Holy smokes, it is hot!

Loving every minute of the warmth and will store it away in the memory bank for November when it is cold and gray.


This is Nick B from a recent shoot with him and Mcklyn Cole and today reminds me of a warmer version of that one.

Found this light that I may want to add to my space.

Found this light that I may want to add to my space.

The days seem to be flying by with work and play, I haven’t even had a chance to get back into my studio  to further  set up.  Hopefully I will have that completed sooner than later so I can share.


This week I am working on a couple of test shoots, an editorial and clothing some groomsmen for a wedding.  Always love a variety pack week.

Hope you all are able to balance the work and play and enjoy this gorgeous Northwest weather!


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Keeping it cool…….

Not to be the one to tell anyone what they have to wear but I am strongly suggesting an easy, breezy (no, not CoverGirl) dress for these hot days.

Top with a little jacket if you will be in an air-conditioned office and bring an extra pair of shoes to switch out once you are done with work.

For the shorter dresses, if you are worried about the breeze, pair with some boy shorts for tmi protection.


In other news, had a fabulous Editorial photo shoot yesterday.  Thank goodness for this amazing weather, we were able to work well into the evening.


It was the first shoot based out of my new studio space, which worked out fabulously.

And, there is a little, secret Japanese restaurant close by which was the perfect ending to a great day.  Yum!

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Monday Morning Madness…..

Glad for a little cloud cover this morning as I prep for an Editorial shoot.


80% of a stylists work on a shoot, happens before the actual shoot.  Finding the wardrobe, putting the looks together, prepping the individual pieces.  A lot of behind the behind the scenes.  The actual on set work is usually easy peasy.

Recent publish in HUF Magazine.

Recent publish in HUF Magazine.

The heat was an unusual treat the last couple of days.  I had moving (into my new studio) to do, so a romper was my wardrobe of choice.

The Wilfred Free Izabel Romper from Aritzia.

The Wilfred Free Izabel Romper from Aritzia.

Paired with an old standby.


I might have actually thought about Birkenstocks this weekend.  WHAT?


While, I’m doing a slow move into my new space, I have started with the essentials.

A favorite quote art piece and a new Japanese vase I picked up in an art store in Oregon.


And of course these.  These make me happy.


What’s happening in your world?

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Happy, Happy, Celebrations!!!!



Well, I finally have (almost) every photo shoot pic loaded into my styling tab.  At least the ones I can share.  Who knew it would take this amount of time to load, I am so happy to almost be done.  Although it was fun to look back at all the varied work from the last 18 months!


Be sure to check back to this website tab and it’s 5 sub folders often as I will be adding several more shoots and projects soon!


My people and I are headed South down the coast for a couple of days getaway.  Nothing is better for my head, heart and soul, then to be by the water.  And the perfect place to celebrate Independence Day.  I know July 1st has passed but I know my Canadians tend to stretch their celebrations out (love ya!).  So I wish you all, both sides of the border, a Happy 1st, 4th and Independence, something we all are lucky to have!


I’ll be back like gangbusters next week with a photo shoot, an office move (the rest of it) and lots of other good stuff.  Have a fabulous weekend!


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Well, hello you!

I’m so excited!  I’ve picked up my keys to my new space and as you are reading this, I may just be starting to move in.



A place for me to create, collaborate, store and meet.  Hopefully I will have it in tip top shape soon, so you can come see me.

Well, if this darn website didn’t test my patience.  I finally have the STYLING photos switched over to their new format and I almost have them all up.  Staying up until the wee hours to get them done.  Be sure to check out the new styling section above and all its new tabs, everything will be complete in the next 2 days.


While working with a new client this past weekend, I was asking her about jewelry and what if any, she incorporates into her wardrobe.  She pulled out a set of three gold chains that she has named her “Mr. T Starter Set”.  I love it!  Don’t forget to keep using your jewelry over the summer months, an easy way to add an extra pop or take that t-shirt to the next level.

Alexandre Plokhov Cuff

Alexandre Plokhov Cuff

Finally, I hate that I have to keep so many secrets from you.  Photo shoots that I love that are just waiting to be published, client work that has to be hush hush and upcoming projects I am so excited to be involved with.   Hang in there with me while I am quiet on the Western Front and know that I will share as soon as I can.  And Instagram.  That is a good place to see what I’ve been up to.  See me there.  I mean here.

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Have a fabulous day!


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