Zara Durrani, My Sidewalk Shoot With…

Feb, 8th, 2016


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Love is in the air and Valentine’s Day is not far away.
 
Instead of the traditional color of red, Zara and I found pastel colors of lavender, mauve, tan, grey and dusty rose for our themed shoot. She described the colors as soft and spring-like.
 
I picked the lace floral print skirt and blouse from the Couturist. The popular online site opened a pop-up shop (on Robson St. near Thurlow). After several weeks they will close their shop shortly after Valentine’s Day. However they will continue to serve customers online.
 
You may recognize Zara from her 2011/12 TV show called Life & Style with Zara. As a multi-talented individual she continues to keep busy as an Actress, Activist, TV Host, Producer and Model.
 
Several of these images were featured in the Community section of the Asian Pacific Post newspaper.
 
 
Zara’s Wearing:
 
Blouse & Skirt: Stella & Jamie (from the Couturist)
Belt: H&M
Heels: Joe Fresh
Beret & Sunglasses: Forever 21
Dress, Purse & Tights: Winners
Jacket: H&M
Booties: Nine West
 
 

My Sidewalk Shoot With Anna

Dec, 6th, 2015


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I met Anna at 11:30am and we shopped till 1:00pm. The first outfit we tried was a tan sweater dress. It fit nice but it was something commonly seen on the “sidewalk”.
 
The next outfit was a pair of wide leg, knit pants with funky metallic patterns and a fuzzy jacket. Unfortunately the idea didn’t work.
 
When Anna tried on the forest green shift dress she said she preferred fitted dresses. However, it matched her personal style of classy and elegant so that was our choice for the shoot. Next I paired it with black pair of heels and a purse. By 2:30pm we were ready to shoot.
 
In addition to modeling part-time Anna was recently crowned Miss Russia in a local pageant. When she modeled in her home country her favorite assignments were bridal shows. She said the long elegant, flowing gowns made her feel like a princess.
 
 
Several of these images were featured in the Community section of the Asian Pacific Post newspaper.
 
Anna was styled by Me:
 
Jacket & Dress: H&M
Purse & Heels: Aldo
 

Happy Mother’s Day! – Sidewalk Shoot with Sunan & Sienna

May, 17th, 2015


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Happy belated Mother’s Day!
 
It goes without saying that parenting is hard work. While most parents are content to dress casual, dressing-up it’s something Sunan and Sienna enjoy doing on a daily basis.
 
The evening before our Mother’s Day shoot Sienna had a fever so we met the following week. The morning of our shoot Sunan sent me a text saying Sienna insists upon wearing her princess outfit.   I’m not sure if she knew about our shoot. I simply think she was being a strong willed 4 year old. We made a couple small changes to Sunan’s outfit and we were able to “Make it work.”
 
As soon as we parked it was time to put on the fairy wings. I tagged along and watched as the princess fairies paid a visit to the enchanted pond and mystical woods.
 
 
Several of these images were featured in the Community section of the Asian Pacific Post newspaper.
 
Sienna’s wearing:
Outfit:Princess Elsa
 
Sunan’s wearing:
Jacket: H&M
Blouse: Citylux Boutique
Jeans: Paige
Clutch: Hermes
Heels: Christian Louboutin
 

Fashionistas Seen @ Vancouver Fashion Week F/W2013 – Day 2

Mar, 21st, 2013


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I really like Vicki’s front slit pants. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to capture a creative shot of her while she was walking. I really liked how they fanned open with each step.
 
Vicki’s wearing:
 
Jacket H&M
Blouse Mango
Pants Elie Tahari
Purse Chanel
Heels Christian Louboutin
 

Sidewalk Style, Toronto – Week 43

Oct, 17th, 2011