Last month I had the pleasure of being contacted by Qoive magazine “Fashion magazine by fashion bloggers”, to contribute some images and quotes for their inaugural issue, fashion blogger feature.
Fashion illustrations of the featured bloggers by Purushu Arie were featured next to their quotes.
This was mine, based on an image by Richard Ayres.
It was interesting to be featured alongside all these other bloggers, because it gave me the opportunity read through their quotes and gain an insight into their style and views.
I particularly like that they made an effort to feature bloggers whose style differed from the norm.
I also love the cover illustration based on Shini Park of Park & cube.
On the second page of my feature, they mentioned by label, Eustratia and added a quote for my website and the full version of the image my illustration was based on, from the Vanguard collection lookbook.
I loved being involved in this project and hope to have more similar opportunities in future.
Every so often, I feel compelled to create some images of my own. It could be to experiment with a new hair or makeup look, find the right setting for a new product I’ve created, or bring to life an image that popped into my head.
This time it was “all of the above” and I shot a couple of images featuring my “Freya” crop top, moth necklace and butterfly head piece.
I also shot a new image for the “moth girl” t-shirt, as the previous one didn’t really inspire me.
I continued the set with a set featuring my dog, Charlie, which I will post next time.
Photography by Richard Ayres.
This week I’m obsessed with inky fashion illustrations, cut and paste and pastels on the catwalk. I also trying to work out what my interpretation of this season’s statement necklaces is going to be and what my favourite srtawberry tart recipe is so I can use it on my birthday.
This week I’m inspired by arch shapes (which will feature in my next collection) and 3D flower backdrops. I have a few projects different versions of this would be good for but I think I need to wait till I have £100 to spend on nice card in order to get the right results.
I’m hoping to draw up some more inspired illustrations of my A/W 14 collection and figure out where to find some good hanging pots to add plants to my sunny window.
I’m also planning a new hair tutorial featuring braids. I have a few styles I’ve learned to do well and my Marie Antoinette hair tutorial is still my most viewed post on here.
This week I’ve had some free time to bake so I’m getting some gingerbread and traditional Greek sweets ready for Christmas, I’ve also been trying to decide on art for my walls and looking into adding some more embellished pieces to my portfolio next year.