Wednesday, August 27, 2014

451. Awol x Afropunk x Vogue

Exciting things! This past weekend my good friend & KILLER artist/photographer Awol Erizku let me help assist him on a photo shoot at Afro Punk Festival for!! It was a long and awesome day, and we got to photograph so many cool, interesting people. Can't thank Awol enough for the opportunity and for always looking out for me!

Behind-the-scenes video I shot, edited by Awol: 
AFROPUNK 2014 x VOGUE.COM from Awol Erizku on Vimeo.

And some of the final portraits from the shoot!

Oh, and I got my own little test shot, too :P!

Friday, August 22, 2014

450. Teen Vogue x Sally Hansen

Heeelllo ! This past Wednesday I was invited to check out Sally Hansen's new Triple Shine nail polish at the Teen Vogue offices for a little ~nail party~ ! Here are some photos from the event, and they took a bunch there too so I'm hoping I'll come across them somewhere so I can share them with you guys! 

(Can you spot my hands?! :P)

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

477. Video Inspiration

So I've been making videos lately! I wanted to give a little background on where I'm coming from with these and show you guys my own video inspirations, from beauty YouTubers to Vimeo gurus and more.

Jenn Im
Jenn Im is a fashion & beauty YouTuber who I came across just this summer. Her channel is actually what made me want to start my own! She styles outfits, reviews brands, and gets to travel around the world for different beauty conferences, music festivals, meet & greets etc. And this is her actual JOB now! Whaaaat, the dream. I've definitely been following her lead in my first few videos. She also has the best taste in music and is just the friendliest, most watchable person ever.

Fashion & Beauty videos:

 Travel videos:

Scott Foley
I've been a huge fan and follower of Scott Foley since high school. Scott is a director/editor who makes really beautiful, creative little videos out of his own life and travels. I absolutely love his editing style, too - he always keeps things unexpected and fresh. He often uses his girlfriend as a muse and they make a real dreamy team. The art major in me rly luvs his stuff ;)

K4 from Scott Foley on Vimeo.

And lastly, a bunch of videos I've come to love for many different reasons over the past few years, no particular order.

1,000 ideas in five minutes <3

My all-time favorite take on 'memory'

TIME AWAY from Matias & Mathias on Vimeo.

Pretty sure I share this video every Halloween, bc I love it THAT much

Wildfox Couture Fall 2010: It's Witchcraft from WILDFOX on Vimeo.

I remembeh the corneh

Peak of my Charlotte Ronson obsession, Annabelle + Donald 4evr pls

Charlotte Ronson Fall 2007 by Pamela Hanson from Pamela Hanson on Vimeo.

Best example I've seen of someone finding a visual outlet for all those abstract ~feelingz~ :P Love her interview about it too.

Holy Cow Lisa from Bianca Giaever on Vimeo.

Forever a fav - and helllooo, direct inspiration!

If you guys have any favorite art/fashion/LIFE videos, please let me know!! I'm always looking for more :)

Monday, August 11, 2014