Sidewalk Shoot – My Friend Daria

Mar, 9th, 2014

Daria is a university student and an aspiring ballet dancer. She’s not a model but she’s been on stage and photographed many times. I’ve had the benefit of photographing her twice before. Click Daria to see our second shoot. However, today’s meeting was entirely random. She was dressed for her girlfriend’s high tea birthday party. In addition to the special occasion the sunny weather (after a week of rain) influenced her selection of pastel colors. I love how she paired a romantic dress with a tailored coat.
Several of these images were featured in the Community section of the Asian Pacific Post newspaper.
Daria’s wearing:
Coat: Zara
Dress: Ever New
Bracelets: Tiffany’s
Purse: Prada
Heels: Miu Miu

Sidewalk Style – Week 6 with Hannah

Feb, 8th, 2014

I couldn’t help but notice Hannah’s legs. It was extremely cold so I thought she was wearing long black socks. But as we started chatting I realized she was wearing Faux Thigh-High Tights. It was paired nicely with her A-Line skirt and Mary Jane heels for a super sexy look. Her scarf adds a pop of color but it works because the plaid pattern matches her skirt. Aside from her outfit I learned she’s a Business/Commerce student and has secured a Co-op job in Tokyo.
Several of these images were featured in the Community section of the Asian Pacific Post newspaper.
Hannah’s wearing:
Jacket Gap
Scarf Daniel
Blouse Blue Race (Korean)
Purse Juicy Couture
Skirt American Apparel
Stockings Urban Outfitters
Heels Nine West

Sidewalk Shoot – My Friend Vivian

Dec, 16th, 2012

A Girly Girl in Gastown

Hi Vivian!
Q- What are you wearing today?
A- I’m wearing a jacket from Jacob and heels from Forever 21. My Fion purse comes from Twice Loved Sustainable Clothing Boutique.
Q- When/where would you wear this?
A- When I have Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Q- How would you describe your personal style?
A- I wouldn’t say I have a specific style. I love to experiment with different trends but I always try to incorporate a careless, effortless element to it.
Q- Who’s your favorite style icon?
A- Blake Lively
Q- What shopping secrets would you like to share?
A- To avoid overspending or buying items that I’ll never wear again, I always ask myself, “Can I live without this?” It works every time!
Q- If you were a super hero/villain, what super powers would you have?
A- The ability to read minds because you never know what people are thinking.
Q- What sound(s) do you most love to hear?
A- The smooth, mellifluous vocals of Joshua Radin or Justin Nozuka. If you haven’t heard their music, go listen to it now!
Thanks Vivian!
Vivian is very stylish. She attends fashion shows and writes for Stylust fashion magazine. What you can’t tell is she’s very camera shy. Also, it was an extremely cold afternoon. We shot a couple ideas then stopped in a coffee shop to warm-up. We repeated this process several times. By the end of the afternoon we had stopped in four coffee shops! The owners at Brioche (401 W. Cordova) were super kind. When we said it was our first time in their cafe they generously gave us a couple bite sized coconut macaroons! PS. I can’t guarantee they will do that for everyone… Think of it as a spontaneous act of karma.

Sidewalk Style – Week 35

Aug, 31st, 2012

Sunset arrives earlier each day and evenings are a bit cooler. This was my last photo of August. I almost missed Claudia because she hid her lovely mini dress under a drab grey sweat jacket. She was on her way to work and I’m assuming she was trying to blend into the crowd. Unlike the vast majority of women (and a few guys) on SidewalkRunway, Claudia actually models! She was really sweet and a pleasure to photograph.
Dress ??
Heels Sirens
(35-15, 11383 – 88)

Sidewalk Style – Week 34

Aug, 24th, 2012

Tiffany was meeting friends for dinner. As she posed for a couple photos, she told me her heels were borrowed from a girlfriend and her dress was bought earlier that evening. The light was dropping fast and unfortunately the photos are a bit grainy.
Dress H&M
Purse Coach
Heels Tonic
(34-14, 11244, 45)

Sidewalk Style – Week 28

Jul, 14th, 2012

Hayley literally sparkled when her and her mom walked by! They were on their way to dinner but stopped for a mini photo shoot. Hayley had/has a lovely smile and looked soooo cute in her eye catching dress. However I struggled BIG TIME to capture more than a mere “snapshot”. They were quite patient while I tried several angles. I thanked them for their time wondering if I had something flattering. It wasn’t until I viewed the images on my laptop that breathed a sigh of relief!
Dress Top Shop (NY)
Heels Steve Madden

Sidewalk Style – Week 27

Jul, 6th, 2012

Katie was on her way to meet a friend but she stopped long enough to pose for a few shots.
Dress Lovely Girl
Heels Nine West
(27-16, 9464)

Toronto Fashion Week – Shoes Seen @ the Show (11 of 14)

Mar, 16th, 2012

Sidewalk Style – Week 50

Dec, 5th, 2011

   Windy day!