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Thursday, 2 March 2017

Retro Primary Colours

Retro inspired primary colours
Retro inspired primary colours
Retro inspired primary coloursDUNGAREES - OLD ZARA (SIMILAR VIA ASOS & ZALANDO | TURTLENECK - VINTAGE (SIMILAR VIA REVOLVE) | NECKSCARF - VINTAGE | SHOES - CONVERSE
Location: Boutique Eva B, Montreal

Hello there!

I apologise for my mini hiatus last week - often I take a little break when I am feeling uninspired but that is not the reason this time. This time, time is the reason (how many times can I say time?!) and that I have not enough of it. I am currently writing this post on the bus home from work after a 10 hour shift. Since December I have been juggling a marketing internship and my new role at the vintage shop and I feel that my work/life/blog balance - or imbalance - has finally caught up with me as I mentioned in a recent INSTAGRAM POST

It's frustrating because I am feeling really inspired and I often spend some of the weekend creating content, only to not have the time to edit and post it during the week. So writing posts on the bus might have to be the answer for now but today I'm sharing some photos with you that I had been thinking about for a long time and finally shot this weekend. 


Retro inspired primary colours
Retro inspired primary colours
As soon as I moved to Canada, I knew I would struggle with fashion blogging in winter and even though the temperatures have been quite mild recently, I still wanted to try shooting indoors for change - and for the comfort! These photos were taken at BOUTIQUE EVA B - the craziest, most interesting vintage shop I have ever been in. Amongst the (mostly organised) mess, there are some special corners that I knew would lend themselves perfectly to shooting outfits photos, including this awesomely retro wall of old VHS cases. I took to PINTEREST for inspiration for the outfit and this editorial GEEK CHIC photo and this artificially lit RETRO SUPERMARKET SHOOT confirmed my vision that primary colours and a 60/70s silhouette would go well in this setting. 

It certainly was a challenge to shoot indoors (on a dull day) with a mix of natural and artificial light but I think it adds to the aesthetic to the photos and it is the kind of glow I was hoping to achieve. They are certainly not perfect photos but they are pretty good for a first try and I think it's good to also show experimentation on here - and not just the glossy stuff - because I am damn pleased with the result. 

The outfit is simple - I layered a bright red turtleneck (I've recently rediscovered my love for red) under these blue denim kick flare dungarees that I have worn to death on and offline since I got them over a year ago, finishing off the look with a patterned neckscarf which really brings the primary colours together. In an ideal world, those white NIKE CORTEZ with the red tick would have been my footwear of choice but alas, I have not got round to purchasing them yet so I opted Converse instead and they compliment the boyish look perfectly. 

What do you think of these photos? I hope you like this retro inspired shoot!

Retro inspired primary colours
Retro inspired primary colours
Izzie x

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At 8 March 2017 at 20:55 , Blogger Crazy Ask said...

I like this type of outfit. Very simple and can be dressed up out down just afd heels and blazer. Very cute. Thanks for sharing Access the deep web Best Questions to ask a girl watch free movies online Sports Streaming sites

 

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