Hey beautiful people of the world!
Today I am going to share with you the beginning of my colour series project, which I have wanted to start for a long time. Throughout my journey of documenting my stylish outfits I took the majority of my photos against a white wall in my bedroom. I loved that the main focus was only about the clothes and how I styled them in my own way. Colour is a big part of who I am as it shows off my personality without speaking a word. I style outfits showing colour in different mediums, patterns and contrasting them against one another.
On YouTube I came across this video series called Colors. COLORS is a unique aesthetic music platform showcasing exceptional talent from all around the globe, focused on promoting the most distinctive new artists and original sounds. I loved how they stood out even more with the coloured backgrounds. At the end of January I wanted to up my game and become more professional with the photos I captured and rented a studio, which had a range of coloured backgrounds. This is the only series so far as COVID-19 has stopped me being able to go to the studio, however when lock-down is lifted I will be returning with loads of fresh and creative ideas.
My first outfit is inspired by me as I am half American and I heavily influenced by American culture and fashion styles throughout the decades. I actually purchased the jacket from Brooklyn, New York at L-Train Vintage, which is an insane vintage store! Which is a dream for vintage lovers like me. As I mentioned before I love contrasting colours in an outfit as they complement one another. I love how much the cobalt blue jacket brings out the fisherman orange hat.
Whilst I was in the midst of the photo shoot I found my red neckerchief, which I got my inspiration from the people I photographed at Pitti Uomo. I was worried about the clash between the red and orange, however it totally worked as there were red coloured elements throughout the outfit.
TIP: Don’t try and be comfortable with fashion; experiment with colours, materials and textures as it can make an outfit look like fire!
This outfit is what I wore on a daily basis in the colder months as it’s layered, stylish and practical. Since getting older you realise( especially in colder weather) that you can look great, keep warm as well comfortable! I am slowly purchasing basic pieces and mixing it with coloured and bold items to create an exciting outfit which can be re-usable in different ways.