Wednesday, December 1, 2010

I heart Mister Zimi



Not because they flew me to Bali to shoot their summer campaign with (just quietly) best crew* eva...

but because her (aka Zoe Paul lovely lady behind Mister Zimi) stuff is shit hot.

on trend, made to order and most importantly ridiculously well priced leathers - she literally has it all... from bikini's to boots to bags n stuff in between.

Phoebe boots are my ultimate ultimate.



check out the entire Mister Zimi range now/here!

but if you are a touch/feel/cant buy things online kinda girl like me... then get your ass to the pop up show room....

where - The Olsen Hotel - Boutique 637-641 Chapel Street, South Yarra VIC 3141

when - Wednesday, December 8 at 12:00pm - December 12 at 4:00pm
Thursday & Friday 12 until 7pm
Saturday & Sunday 11 until 4pm


DO IT!

Peace out,

x lainy

ps - * MZ Crew Shot



bloggers block

Lately i have struggled with action of the blogging variety...

i start writing ... stuff... but then never follow through and post.

perhaps it is lack of inspiration...
perhaps post bali blues...
or Maybe i just suck at blogging/ following through....

i though if i keep it simple and repost something... i might finally press "publish post" rather than just "save now".

anyhoo...

i heart lion in love and
i heart movida
and discounts aren't bad too...

x Lainy





Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Nan + Wasson = Scanlan


Whilst in NYC recently, I was touched by the work of Nan Goldin...

Her work is raw, confronting, beautiful and evoked feelings within me that will stay with me forever...

Ten photographs/ A snippet from her previous work (The Ballad of Sexual Dependency) are currently on view at MoMA’s Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography exhibition...

At first glance her work is simplistic, but her imagery is so emotionally charged and personal it is hard not to go a journey through her highs and her lows ...

so it was a pleasant surprise to discovered that Nan Goldin had also shot my ultimate, ultimate - the stunningly stylish Erin Wasson for Scanlan & Theodore SS10 Campaign ...

Check out Nan Goldin's beautiful imagery of Erin Wasson and Scanlan & Theodore's SS10 range here...



x L

Monday, September 20, 2010

my little pony ...

I've been rolling around town with my little pony since June this year.. only to discover recently its actually a zebra ... oops.



Zebra is a design of spell and was a gift from Luciana ... sister of spell!

I heart Spell. I discovered them a while back whilst stomping around in Byron Bay.

Lucky for you they have an online store... check it out here.

x Lainy

BTS | Fashion Journal #98 | Bertie Blackman Shoot












Since I heart Bertie Blackman so much ...

I thought these BTS shots from FJ # 98 shoot i did with her a while back deserved to see the light of day...

Bertie was a dream to work with....

I had met her several times... at random things... each time prior I had managed to make an absolute twat of myself... awesome... This time around though... i totally managed to play it cool and refrained from telling her about how much i love her and how i have blogged about her. Amazing!


kudos to the following for giving me clothes n shoes n accessories n stuff ... much love

peace out lainy xx

Stockist -

Cherry tree road
Comeback Kid
Glitzern
Ksubi
Levante
Lion in Love 03 9415 1466
Metal Couture

Plane
Seven souls
Sosume
Staple
Trimapee
Voodoo
Zomp


Crew -
Producer – Leah White (@ Fashion Journal |Editor)
Photographer – Emily Abay
Stylist | Elaine Marshall
Hair + Make up | Monica Gingold
Photographer's Assistant | Phillip Papadis
Styling Assistants | Julian Sorazkiewicz, & Lucy Rosenberg

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Heart ICONS...

Recently....

I found myself strolling the concrete jungle where dreams are made of .. (aka NYC) and stumbled upon this...














For those of you in the vicinity of NYC for fashion week n stuff ... make sure you check it out.... it is def worth it! So prudy....

ICONS Remix has been extended till the end of September...

peace out

x lainy

i think i love you...



newbie Anja - you are my ultimate...

you should see this kid work the camera.. actually Ridiculous ...


x Lainy

Thursday, August 19, 2010

sex sells?



indeed it does...
heart this...
makes me wanna get my Diesel on...

x lainy

ps - manager dude at Melbourne central is amazing...

Friday, May 28, 2010

BTS ...













images care of (sometimes photographer) blondie!

peace out

x Lainy

Thursday, May 13, 2010

you can write me a love letter...

but there's nothing to say... don't wanna take a chance on your paper romance anyway...



Monday, May 10, 2010

Heartbreak is good for the soul...

Apparently anyways!

Every now and then I experience a little heartbreak when "outfits" I really heart don't make the editorial cut...

Now I don't often engage in self indulgent self promotion of my work on my blog (I usually hate it/over it well before i get around to uploading it!) ... however I figure if I post these three shots, I am sure it will help mend my bleeding heart...




Sophie wears -
Lion in Love silk shirt, Green with Envy Fur, Mink Pink velvet skirt, Satu lace leggings, Zomp boots, design by Jude neckpiece.



Sophie wears
Thom Finch lace tee, Green with Envy bustier, Trimapee Jacket, Tor Matheson Rings, models own underwear, Zomp boots.






Sophie wears -
Green with Envy top, Kollate drop crotch pants, Voodoo lace stockings, Lion in Love badges (worn on pocket and as shoulder pad), models own underwear.


Stockists -
Design by Jude (available @ Oak off Chapel)
Green with Envy
Kollate (available at oak off chapel
Lion in Love (+613) 9639 7622
Mink Pink
Satu
Thom Finch
Tor Matheson Jewellery (available @ Oak off Chapel)
Trimapee
Voodoo
Oak off Chapel
Zomp


The rest of this shoot can be found in the current issue of Fashion Journal out now or can be viewed here


Credits -

Fashion Journal - Editor - Leah White
Photographer – Emily Abay
Stylist | Elaine Marshall
Hair + Make up | Monica Gingold
Styling Assistant | Primrose Holland
Model – Sophie @ Philip Darley management

Sophie flies out on a jet plane today! all the best hun!xxx

Peace out

x Lainy

Saturday, April 24, 2010

If I ever feel better...

Remind me to spend some good time with you
You can give me your number
When it's all over I'll let you know ...

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Friday, April 23, 2010

Friend of Friend



A friend of mine is a friend of FRIEND OF MINE ...

For those of you not familiar with the label, do yourself a favour and get in the mix.

SERIOUSLY RIDICULOUS AMAZING THREADS...

Last night ... I had the pleasure of....

a) checking out the new summer range and
b) placing an order Whoop! Whoop!

I cannot wait to get my hands on my new shirt in khaki and beige pictured below ...



Check out THE OTHER SIDE OF LOVE ...

or drive on down to down yonder.

thanks ladies for looking after me last night!

peace out

x Lainy

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

DLUX




According to Australia's Top Photographers ... My Friend /Colleague Daniel Luxford is an emerging talent.

Check out his work here and here.


if only I was a top photographer so I could vote...

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Love ...



This image is incredible... haven't seen the credits... but whoever was involved.. beautiful ...


peace out

x Lainy

PS - Fashion Trend out next week (available from the 23rd!!)

Friday, April 16, 2010

Birthday Box


Ok so my birthday was some time ago now... but...

I recently received the most spot on (belated birthday) gift ever all thanks to one of the most amazingly thoughtful, considerate and caring friend/colleague....MISS EBAY!

Thank you... For not only knowing that I needed to repurchase my tool box after loosing a lonely wheel (Just between you and me ... I think she knew I kept "forgetting" my kit on shoots as it was no longer wheel-able) in THAT car crash on that hellish morning on our way to the Friends of Couture shoot ... but for also finding the EXACT same tool box (only betterera!) ... you made my day... just when I needed it most!

Seriously though, how could i call myself a stylist without my box of tools ey!?!?!

peace out,

Lainy

xxx

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

chin down, eyes to me, relax your mouth, tilt head, shift left, arch back.... skinny arm!

KUDOS...

to all the models out there... you (always have but forever will) have my respect and admiration... (peeps - while great models make it look easy - it really isn't !)

I recently found this out... when I unwillingly (I may have needed professional shots for something!) found myself in front of the camera ... AWKWARD!!!!! (kinda like an upside down baby turtle)

And

A big SHOUT OUT to the amazingly talented ladies who managed to make me look half decent...

Emily "EBAY" Abay - I really didn't give you much to work with... so THANK YOU - you truly are amazing! check out her really really ridiculously good work click here!

Monica Gingold - your application of make up skillz are incredible! your make up is freakin flawless... you are soooooo goddam good! Check out her prudy work here

It's always a pleasure working with you two... so thanking you again, I am forever grateful...


peace out

x Lainy

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Gadir...

you are incredible....




Ford Models lucky to have you!


http://skillegeinthevillage.wordpress.com/


peace out

x Lainy

PS - images thanks to Gadir Rajab's Facebook!