Geometric Emily

“A concise mix of strong lines, bold hues and a whole lot of mood changing coats to fight off those winter blues.”
Spook Magazine 15th April 2015.

Our shoot got published at Spook Magazine earlier last and I’d love to share some of what we created.

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The Dream Team:

Photographer- Natasha Foster, Stylist & Set Designer- Jillian Boustred, Model- Emily from The Agency, Hair Stylist- Josh Anderson from Toni & Guy Parramatta, Make Up & Nail Design- yours truely

Natasha and Jillian built the set:

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From this initial sketch design…

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To this…

We decided on a clean aesthetic for the make up and hair to work with the geometric lines of the set design and clothes sourced.

I got creative with the nail design.  Thank you Emily for not smudging!

Nail Design by Sonia Allen Make Up

I did these badboys freehand!

And my make-up brief was creamy skin, strong highlight & strong brow.

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Jacket by Alice Walter, top by ASOS, pants by Gorman, shoes by Topshop

Until we got to later on when blue eyeliner was applied to the lower lashline and a metallic tint added to the lips.  I increased the shading on the eyes too to balance out the graphic liner.

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Top by Ellery, jacket by Rosie Franco, skirt by Topshop

Josh’s work on hair was phenomenal.  Take a minute to appreciate!

Josh Hairstylist

Can never have too much spray!

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Top by Anna–Marie Gruber

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Top by Anna-Marie Gruber, trousers by Gorman

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Check my nail art skills here! Top and skirt by Anna–Marie Gruber

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Top by French Connection, jacket by Emily Martin

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Trousers and top by Jillian Boustred, jacket by Rosie Franco, shoes by Gorman

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Jacket by Bul, top by Country Road, pants by Chosen

Which is your favourite shot?  Are you feeling winter ready?  Let me know if you have any questions about the make up design or products used.  I’m only too happy to share.

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