Monday, November 1, 2010

Before the Tide Comes










Before the Tide Comes
Fashion Gone Rogue Exclusive, 7 Oct 2010

Photography: Zhang Jingna
Styling: Mildred von Hildegard
Hair: Chloe Doan & Kelsey Petersen
Makeup: Angela Peralta
Model: Denise Mullins/Photogenics
Photo assistant: Conan Thai
All outfits from Mother of London, Long Parachute Dress from All Saints


I'd been in love with Mother of London's designs for a long, long, long, long time.

Being able to photograph pieces from the label was like a dream come true.

When I visited Mildred's studio in L.A. I swear I wanted to raid the place. Her agreeing to attend the shoot and offering to help with styling was an extremely sweet gesture and she's just sooooo awesome.

Around the time when I was planning to shoot this my Long Parachute Dress from All Saints arrived and I thought it would be perfect to pair with some of her individual tops. I know I'm not the only one who thinks the particular coordination turned out totally Edward-Scissorhand-ish.

We were also super lucky to get Denise from Photogenics who moved amazingly well and was an utter delight to work with. It was so smooth that the photoshoot itself took lesser than three hours, probably my shortest ever for so many images.

Also thanks to Angela for the wonderful makeup, Chloe and Kelsey for putting up with my hair demands, and Conan being the ever wonderful friend and assistant.

High quality images can be found on Fashion Gone Rogue.

Behind the scenes photos from footage by David C.P. Chan.

I guess this is my sort-of Halloween post because StarCraft II took over my weekend and I didn't celebrate at all. Felt so bad for the kids who came knocking on our door cuz we had no candies! Sighhh ;_;

Angela Peralta touching up Denise's makeup
Mother of London's super designer Mildred von Hildegard








PS: Please pardon the hideous sunhat. Got it at Walmart the morning I shot with Sugizo because nothing else was open!

20 comments :

Barbara said...

amazing b&w. I love this mood.

PAXON said...

this is such an amazing shoot!!!!...very powerful...totally inspiring....


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Samantha Nandez said...

Absolutely wonderful!! The setting, the clothes, everything! Great shoot :D

Jovana said...

I envy you :) Beautiful...

Yazz said...

Cool! I love to see how you work =) nice shots anyway ^_^
xx

Alexandria said...

Very edgy photos and clothes. Great work as always!

Zie Yong said...

Amazing..

Chanp said...

beautiful work :D

Bel said...

Very beautiful pictures! and I love your hat <3

dreamtomatoes said...

you.are.wearing.a.white.hat!!!!!
I wonder what will be next. blue? ;P

I LOVEDDDD this shoot. It seems different from your other work, but maybe it's just because it's Mother of London?

Tracy Wallace said...

love seeing all the behind the scenes stuff. You rock! at what you do :)

Rocking Doll Museum / Diabetic Lolita said...

Your photo's are always beautiful!

Jeremy said...

haha... u and your hat really crack me up! Get a tan!

GIF said...

Wonderful session perfect results!

dreamtomatoes said...

can I use one of your pics from this photoshoot for my twitter background?

Junshien said...

Hahah I love your sun hat. =P

David Young-Wolff said...

Great work, love the black and white

Viorella said...

I am in love with this shoot. In love!

littlepinkpebble said...

love the behind the scenes.. thanks for sharing..
love your blog as always

Dóri said...

this sequence is such an inspiration!