If you know me, you know how exciting it was for me to put thrift store clothes and seconds-from-the-grave candy apple platforms on a recent Harper’s BAZAAR cover model. Have you ever felt preemptively intimidated by a 16 year old before?
I could also mention that this editorial was thrown together in less than 24 hours, but I won’t. The inspirations ranged from “punk” and “tomboy” to “feminine 1940s-60s silhouettes,” with sources from American Apparel to St. Vincent de Paul… all with a decidedly juicy color pallette. Our team was perfection and we had a blast.
Photos by Matthew Priestley
Written and styled by Amber Mortensen, Painfully Hip
Model- Jeanne Johnston, FORD
MUA – Lizzy Marsh
Hair – Amy Freudenberg
Special Thanks to Abraham Cooper, Jasmine Jarrett and Matt Wade at American Apparel, Tucson.
This time I’m just going to skip my obligatory “not sorry I live in the desert” disclaimer and just go ahead and say it. “I’m thinking about swim suits!
Ooh, that felt nice.
Just as that whimsical sentence entered my brain, I got an email from the folks at Express that included a link to their women’s swimwear section. To check out my new suit and find out how to win a $200 Express Gift Card, read on! Continue reading Painfully Hip in My Hipsters: Swimwear Season?