March 10, 2008

a flying club and a feathered clip

Part I
{My favourite album at the moment, dreamy and old world-ish. The cover is also quite vintage and 20's.}
Part II
{my new shoes. From Dolce Vita. Also shown a vintage Gucci purse, my favourite hair clip from Urban Outfitters, and a scarf that used to be my mom's.}

Part III {two interviews with up and coming models}
Char,16, Canada




what is one streotype about modeling that annoys you? That all models are vain and superficial.

what is your opinion on the whole too skinny model
issue?
I think that it should be the right of the designer to decide on the type of models they use. Girls should understand that being tall and skinny is not the only definition of beautiful; it's not the fashion industry's fault if parents fail to instill a sense of worth in their children other than through the way they look.

what's your favourite and least favourite thing about modeling? My favorite thing is just being at shoots and seeing how they can transform something plain like a studio or a set into something beautiful with the camera. I feel like I'm a part of a piece of art. I love meeting all of the creative and talented people in the industry and feeling like I have something to contribute. And of course, I love fashion and clothes, and it's always fun to try on strange outfits and wear crazy makeup.

My least favorite thing is how shoots can sometimes last much longer than planned, or when I just can't grasp the feel of the shoot. The makeup might look wrong to me or the clothes might look bad but there's not much I can do about it! It's hard to give it my all if I'm not feeling it or there isn't any chemistry between the photographers, stylists and I. But thankfully, most of my modeling experience thus far has been really positive.


Jessica Martin, 19, England





How did you become a model? I was scouted by Storm when I was doing cartwheels on the beach (haha) at 13, but my mum said i was too young. then a year or so later (after much begging!) we sent my photos and i was signed.

I remember a while ago you mentioned a band (tenatively called the Differents with Xenomania Records). How is that going? Well remembered! it's going really well thanks, currently we are recording an album and working with a fantastic team.

What was your favorite shoot to do? I can't decide! well it's not really a shoot, but my favourite was the catwalk for majirel (by l'oreal). i also CANNOT WAIT for the Anna Sui shoot!

Do you have good friends in the industry? I've met some of my best friends during work! you meet people from completely different areas and even cultures, and it's just really fun to mess about on a shoot with everyone =]

68 comments:

Carolina Lange said...

Amazing post!
Love your new shoes!
Hope you have a great time in Rome!

miss_vogue said...

all of your posts are so epic and well put together. First of all, im in love with your new shoes (and that hair clip!)
Second of all, thanks for the two interviews...both those girls seem adorable!
Have fun in Rome!

said...

i love how you talk to models and post up the interviews for people liek me to read, and which i find very interesting! and those are some crazy boots- i dont think i have the courage to wear those mainly because they are just so high! and ive never owned white boots.. !

Betty said...

Wow Ana you're in Rome? That is so awesome! Please take pictures of the city and post them on your blog! I heard Rome was a pretty interesting place. And I would love to trade links (: In fact, I'm putting your link up right now!

And dont' feel insecure about your outfits. Even if they're not that great, no one will think any differently of you! I can't wait to see them! (:

LML said...

ooh i love that beirut album - they are the best - so unique, i love all their songs!

cant wait to hear about your trip to rome, im going to italy this summer for 2 weeks and would love to hear about your trip/advice :D

Anonymous said...

Oooh...I lurve your blog! Maybe you could pop round mine...i just started lol it's www.globalglamour.wordpress.com
G.G.
xoxo

Niki* said...

I absolutly love the white boots. Must Have. I adore the hair clip although i could never pull it off. The clip is very deatailed and pretty. It is so cool that you interveiwed those models. Have fun in Rome too. And also the album you posted. I bought the album on i-tunes and love it.
-Niki

emsie said...

really like the album cover - beirut are a band i've been meaning to check out for a while now.

& great interviews too!

Kathryn said...

Your shoes, my dear are sensational! And that hair clip is just beautiful, i am in love with that shade of pink at the moment.

Cool interviews too:-)

The Clothes Horse said...

Awesome posts. I loved the interviews. You rock!

the freelancer's fashionblog said...

I love Beirut! And that hairclip of yours is gorgeus, I like the whole photo actually, looks nice.

And of course we can trade links :)
Have a great time in Rome!

GC said...

I recently found your blog and I absolutley LOVE it!
GC,

trendinista said...

Hi Ana,

I added you to my links list :)

Best,

Jill
http://trendinista.blogspot.com

trendinista said...

We added you to our links :)

Best,

Jill
http://trendinista.blogspot.com

Wendy said...

Thanks for the comment on my blog! I would absolutely love to exchange links. :)

I love that album cover. It's beautiful! I am so very jealous that you are in Rome. That must be an amazing trip! Can't wait to hear more about it!

Mary Kate said...

Love the new post!

Caroline said...

i love beirut. always have, always will. have fun in rome! and if you get a chance to be up in Florence, visit Pitti Vintage. great little vintage store near the Pitti Palace. baci bella!

Eli said...

those white boots are so awesome!

anna. said...

i love that green hat!
and how did u find that model?
hahah.
lov it

AFitz said...

Holy hell I thought those shoes were figure skates at first. They are amazing, and so are you!

Very nice post.

Aisha said...

Dear, this is not a miniature post at all. It's very long and awesome to read. I really appreciate that you're taking some of your vacation's time to blog for us! wow.

Loved the interviews and of course, your lace-up booties, can't wait to see some of your oufits, don't be insecure, i bet they're cool and we will be nice! (how could not be if you're such a sweetheart?)

SICK. said...

lucky , i wish i was a model.


x.
jessica

SICK. said...

& yes we'd love to trade links with you :]



x.
jessica

Via said...

those boots are gorgeous!! i love your blog.

Secretista said...

You're in Rome?! That's awesome!

Wendy said...

The Dolce Vita boots are awesome!

AlicePleasance said...

Hope you're enjoyng Rome, is a great city. I think I'm late for the tips :-( , sorry!!

Francisca said...

Cool Post!

Hanna said...

The Dolce Vita shoes are looking very deliscious, love them!

alexgirl said...

Hope you have a fabulous time in Rome. I'm so jealous!
And I lloooooovveeee Beirut. Such an amazing album.

Imelda said...

Lovely post!
I love your new boots and the feather clip and the scarf and the gucci! You have some great stuff!!
Enjoy Rome, it's a great city!!

I can't wait to see some outfits shots! I'm sure they'll be great aswell! There's no need to be insecure about your outfits!

Bocadelobo said...

i found ur blog
and i felt inlove of it
have a great weekend!

Bocadelobo said...

i mean week hahaa
sorry i'm just too bussy and wishing the weekend pfff

said...

my scarf is from ann taylor loft, i got it last summer!

jayne said...

oo i'm addicted to that beirut album! i love cherbourg, nantes, and my ultimate favorite is definitely cliquot that line, "yesterday fever, tomorrow st. peter's" hehe love it!

love your photo, that scarf is fantastic and those shoes are so much fun!

hmm i'm not so fond of the first model interview you posted, char. its slightly defensive and assuming of her say that the fashion industry isn't to blame for bad parentings

oo rome! i've always wanted to go to italy! and i adore ice cream, gelato must be fabulous! have fun! it's amazing you even posted, i tend to avoid posting on vacation

Jill said...

Condon makes great music. Sweet Dolce Vita boots. Cool interviews. Have fun for us in Rome!

gafietsenjoh said...

Have you picked up any new fashin trends yet in Rome? Tell us how you think they dress different.

Adele said...

fantastic post!! some amazing modelsx

aizat.cinta.goddess said...

love the white oxford shoes that u have..

Urban Audrey said...

I love the idea of this post! It's so exciting to see new, up-and-coming models.
I hope you have a great time in Rome. It is quite possibly my favorite city in the entire world. I love simply walking around the city at night.

Sydney Speel said...

love those white boots.

miss hautttefashion said...

how do u get these interviews? keep it up its amazingg

and i love your shoes, i might just have to steal them

have fun in romeeeeee

Candice said...

ahh rome! you are one lucky girl..

Kat said...

Ana, your shoes are just fabulous! That hair clip is rather beautiful too. Have a good time in Rome:-)

Natalie said...

Jessica Martin is pretty!!

Bella said...

EWWWWWW CHARLOTTE IS STINKKYYYYYY

hahahahaaaaaaaaa i hope she sees that
anyways
POST OUTFITS, YES?? IF YOU DO, I WILL!!!!
and give your readers subliminal messaging to read my blog.

<3 BELLLAAAA

Anonymous said...

Char is so high fashion,a bit Coco Rocha. And seems like a smart girl.

la petite fashionista said...

bojourno! loved the model interviews, they seemed very well-spoken about the modeling world.
now get off the computer, and enjoy rome darling ! <33

ciao!

xoxo

Bojana said...

Rome?? Luckyyyy.

Anyway this was a great post!! I love your hair clip for UO, I might get it. And those shoes...talk about sexyy!!

Enjoy your stay in Italy :D

NocturnalStyle said...

I like the interviews! How did you come across the models?

Please check out my blog. :)

Mer said...

I love this album cover too!!! cheers!

KTC said...

mmmm i love the first two pictures of part I and III. :) thanks for not giving up on my blog! this quarter in college has been 10 weeks of hell. It's over though, so hopefully this break I'll update. However, I ALWAYS enjoy reading yours. Nice work.

Belle said...

I love the picture with your shoe, and the shoe itself. lol. Have fun in Rome!

Kira Fashion said...

hello!

so cool the boots and the vintage gucci :)

a kiss and a hug,
i am coming back...
thanks a lot for passing,

kira

Katie Rosemary said...

I am also loving Beirut right now
Those models are so beautiful, and not just pretty faces!
Hope you are having a lovely time in Rome dear

Fashion Ivy said...

Fab post

Anonymous said...

IT'S FRANKIE!
Baha I sound like such a creepylicious pedo.
My stuffed animals are visiting with me. They are impressed that you went to Rome, but are not impressed that you didn't tell me about it.
>:(
Thats my angry face.

Amy said...

Rome!!! You are so lucky. I have always wanted to go there. Love your white boots and moms scarf!

aschlee said...

Wow! Awesome post. Th 20's-ish cover yes very vintage and the interview with up 'n comers very interesting. Can't wait to hear about Rome!

molly said...

i absolutely love those shoes!
and i agree, the album cover is very inspirational

have an excellent time in rome!

alluretone said...

would love to trade links, if your still up for it! haha excited to see the new outfit posts, now need to feel insecure, im sure you have great style!

Anonymous said...

Excuse me? Are you making fun of my unibrow!? Tell your little unicorn to shut up and start accepting people for who they are, whether they have one eyebrow or two. HMPH.

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SKYLA said...

thank you, i love your blog too! Remind me to link you =)
And oh.my.gooodness.gracious.me.
those dolce vita shoe are gorgeous! I saw some very similar vintage ones the other day on eBay but they were too small.

Andy said...

I posted something new.. check it.
xxx

Miu Miu said...

I'm addicted to scarves.I've many.
love yours :)

Angela said...

I absolutely, absolutely just fell in love with your blog.

I literally went back and read every single one of your entries. All vibrant and full of color.

You are super creative and imaginative. Keep it up!

xoxo, Angela

http://superstylishmood.blogspot.com

Maisie said...

You write very well.