One of the funnest, creative, magical v-day shoots from a few years ago with the amazing Amanda Frost Beauty and Whitney Richardson Photography/styling. I can't believe how many creative shoots I did for fun and enjoyment. I need to do more for sure, just let me find the time!!!!!
It's not that I don't believe in spending money on clothing but it's just so hard for me to justify spending lots of money on cool threads that aren't even my size. Thus a solution was formed.
I've always been a huge fan of thrift shopping. Some of my most favorite clothing are the little gems hanging on the rack at goodwill for just a few bucks. Although I will warn you, when shopping for finds whether for you or your model, YOU NEED TO BE PICKY!
Step 1..........Try not to buy because it's a good deal
I used to find myself with load of clothing feeling the need to buy simply because it was a deal I could not pass up. Boy was I wrong. Pretty soon I was up to my ears with so called "cool finds" that never gotten warn because instead of loving the clothing I bought because of the deal
Step 2..........Keep it simple
Most people when styling want to incorporate everything including the kitchen sink. While it may work for some looks, many distract from the overall message of the look.
Step 3..........Buy clothing that compliments what you already have at home
Many times I have my model bring a list of basic clothing and accessories including different types of pants, different bras and certain shoes. By purchasing clothing that is versatile which can be worn with different types of looks you can really make your dollar stretch!
makeup by amanda frost
Styled by Whitney Richardson of The Paper Doll