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Skirt by Lula Kate, top by Top Shop at Nordstrom, sunglasses by SEE Eyewear, bangles by Candy Shop Vintage, rings by Van H. Designs, clutch by Aldo, necklace by Moon & Lola, sneakers by BE&D

Photography by  Lauren Sykes

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Art Mag Spring 2014


Striped shirt by Cino, Skirt by 4 Love and Liberty, Belt by Ada from Out of Hand. Artist: Lisa Shimko


Navy tunic by Saachi, Striped jeans by Genetic Denim, Shoes by Cydwoq from Out of Hand. Artist: Austin Grace Smith


Blouse by Aryn K., Skirt by Sweet Sinnamon, Belt by Ada, Boots by Old Gringo, Headband by Ophelie Hats from Out of Hand. Artist: Jeanette Louise


Pink blouse by Lavender Brown, Floral skirt by Veronica M., Shoes by B.C Footwear, Belt by Ada from Out of Hand. Artist: Kristy Bishop


Creme shirtdress by Aryn K., Purple jeans by Search for Sanity, Wedges by BC Footwear, Bracelets by Hipanema from Out of Hand.  Artist: Sally Bennett


Blouse by Darling, Skirt by Alternative Apparel from Out of Hand.  Flowers worn in hair from Out of the Garden. Artist: Lisa Abernathy

The spring issue of Art Mag is out and features a Frida Kahlo inspired fashion story paired with artwork from local female artists.  Frida Kahlo is such an iconic figure in the art world, and her signature style has greatly influenced fashion over the years.  View more to see bonus pictures from this shoot.

Photographer – Jonathan Balliet, assistants – Tommy George, Christine Lentz, and Eric Massar
Fashion Stylist – Andrea Serrano, assistants – Sarah Frierson, Madison Miller, Lily Sykora, Corinne Colao
Makeup Artist – Elina Mille at Bellelina
Hair Stylist – Mac McAbee, Amanda Rose, assistant – Keeley Briaud at Studio M
Model – McKenzie Walden at Tout Talent
Wardrobe and Props – Out of Hand, Shot on location at the Ooh! Events Warehouse

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She’s Crafty

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I love these DIY, arts and crafts inspired products.  From clothing, accessories, to home decor, it’s easy to catch the crafty craze.

1.)  Tallulah crochet booties from Anthropologie – $118  2.) T-shirt dress from Cynthia Rowley – $195  3.) Truffled Poms Necklace from Anthropologie – $108  4.)  Rich Jacquard Crossbody from Milly – $325  5.)  Knotted Melati Hanging Chair from Anthroplogie– $498  6.)  Collection Everly Eyelet Pumps from J. Crew – $350  7.)  Tassel Trace Pillow from Anthropologie – $58  8.)  Citrus Grove Pouch from Anthropologie – $48

Urban Romantic

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Necklace by Lizzie Fortunato from Hampden Clothing. Dress by Amanda Uprichard from V2V Charleston.  Vintage hat and coat from The Trunk Show.  Ring with purple stone and safety pin earrings by Peyton William Jewelry Studio.  Boots by Jeffrey Campbell from Shoes on King.

Photography by Landon Neil Phillips, Makeup by Elina Mille at Bellelina Skincare and Makeup Studio, Hair by Patrick Navarro, Photo Assistant – Sarah Frierson, Style Assistant – Lily Sykora

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This conceptual shoot by photographer Jonathan Balliet and bloggers Camy & Dalia of Gem Sounds is inspired by reflections and interiors.  Gem Sounds is a local blog that features the latest music you should be listening to, cutting edge art, and what the cool kids are wearing.

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 Snowy day cable knit beanie in black and Sun Valley acrylic circle scarf by Goorin Bros.  Urban Outfitters mirrored sunglasses.   Andrew Fezza patent leather jacket, vintage tuxedo pants, and Cole Haan leather oxfords from Worn. Obey button-up shirt in surplus green from Cartel Supply Co.

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Vintage sweater in cream, Allen Edmonds button-up shirt in camel, Maison Margiela for H&M leather loafers from Worn.  Lamé denim cap in smokey and calf high socks in camel by American Apparel.  SEE Sunglasses.  Ray Ban gold-framed aviator sunglasses, Obey triblend pocket tee in white, Kr3w skinny chinos in dark khaki from Cartel Supply Co. Emergency blanket used as backdrop from Half-Moon Outfitters.

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Photography by Jonathan Balliet, Styling by Dalia Dalili and Camela Guevara from Gem Sounds.  Grooming by Lash Allen at The Elysium Agency.    Model – Derek Dewosky

Floral Formal

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Who said you can’t wear a floral print in winter?  These days anything goes – it’s okay to wear white after Labor Day and floral prints in the winter.  This dress by Theia from Swoon is so dreamy, it’s retro and so now.

Dress by Theia, pink clutch by Ted Baker from Swoon.  Pink suede heels by Carolina Espinosa from Shoes on King.  Rings by Melinda Maria from Cose Belle.  Bow pin by Chanel and jeweled headband by Mui Mui from The Trunk Show.  Jeweled earrings from C. Wonder.

Photography by Jonathan Balliet, Makeup by Elina Mille at Bellelina, Hair by Mac Does Hair at Studio M Salon, Style Assistant – Dalia Dalili, shot on location at  The Alley.



The Glitz and The Glam


 Blazer by St. John, vintage sequin pants, and earrings from  The Trunk Show.  Sequin beret by Julia Pagan. Clutch by Elaine Turner from Shoes on King.


Dress by Lela Rose from The Finicky Filly.  Belt by B-Low the belt from Sam’s Closet. Vintage hat from  The Trunk Show.

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Lace dress by THML, marabou vest by Line & Dot, belt by B-Low the belt from Sam’s Closet.  Bow and fishnet veil by Julia Pagan.


Dress by Lela Rose and necklace from The Finicky Filly.  Vintage fur neck collar and gloves from  The Trunk Show. FASHION 792

Sequin dress by Adrienne Vittadini from The  The Trunk Show.  Sequin beret by Julia Pagan.  Sunglasses by See.

FASHION 294 Suit by Chanel and vintage gloves from The Trunk Show.  Sunglasses by See.

Photography by Chris Cavanaugh, hair by Charlotte Belk, makeup by Meg Ann Workman at the Elysium Agency.  Styling by Andrea Serrano, model – McKenzie Bowers.

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