Today I went to drop off some samples with a stylist. Hopefully they’ll be featured in a cool editorial. I was in a rush so I put my hair into a messy half-up twist bun.
I also enjoy slipping bits of latex into my everyday wardrobe. Today I wore my kindaku harness over a mesh, polka dot dress.
When I came home I found a little bag of goodies from bodyjewellerypiercing.com which I will be featuring in a different post, but I decided to try a couple of the pieces out.
Earrings: Richard Ayres
Dress: Miss Selfridge
Shoes: Rock & Candy
Images by Richards Ayres.
This week I’m looking for promotional photoshoot inspiration. I’m hopefully going to be able to finish, shoot and release my spring/summer range which is pretty exciting. You might have seen a few pieces at VAUVAU but I’ve done some rearranging since then. I’m also loving 3D printing and wish I had the chance to try it out myself. Still working toward my giant paper flowers. I’ve featured them a few times but hopefully they will work out for me this time.
I’ve been inspired to create a pastel image set with with tribal influences for nearly a year now and finally had some free time to play around. I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to use some of my new Bodyjewelleryshop.com pieces in a shoot.
I love trying out new types of body jewellery and the items featured in this set are some of my current favourites.
Most of these where sent to me by Bodyjewelleryshop.com (which was super nice of them) but I also included a couple of items from my personal collection, as I do use their site frequently.
To complete the look I added an oversized jewellery set I made myself out of latex, faux pearls and flowers. Though I make stuff nearly every day, I still enjoy putting together costume pieces for shoots and shows.
The flower harness and stripey bralet are part of the upcoming spring range for Eustratia and should be on sale in the near future. I’d love to know what you think of them!
You see more of my modelling work on my page and the images were taken in my home studio, where we will soon be hosting shoots and model days, by Richard Ayres who has also just finished a fantastic headpiece that will feature in one of our shoots soon.
I wanted to put together a little board showing some of the affordable gifts available through my website. Usually, people who have seen my clothes automatically assume that everything I sell is expensive. This isn’t true, my products have a very low mark up compared to other companies, some of them just happen to be quite labor-intensive. I like creating elaborate outfits but also understand there is beauty in simplicity and a cute piece to finish off an outfit can be uncomplicated and inexpensive while still looking great.
I created Eustratia to make my vision accessible to customers of all budgets and feel like I’m well on the way to achieving that.
1. Stripey folded hair flower, £15.
2. Moth-girl T-shirt, £12.50
3. Avalon head chain, £18
4. Unicorn headband, £15
5. Latex bow cuff, £6.50
6. Stocking toppers, £10 (or 15 with trim)
7. Bow earrings, £13
8. Tote bag, £6.50
9. Standard fingerless gloves, £18.50
10. Standard latex pasties, £18