Project: Latex Dress

I know I’ve been obsessing over this latest video project I’ve been working on, so much so that I’m attempting to make a latex dress for the video shoot! The whole video is a concept of liberating yourself, finding empowerment through fashion, and celebrating yourself. Last night I got to try a fitting with my friend (& model for the shoot!) and she’ll be wearing a latex dress that I’m making! She asked if there was a sketch or something she could look at, and for once I’m doing it all by mental imagery. (Sometimes my hands don’t draw what I see in my mind, XD, so hopefully they can just make the finished product!)

Here is where it’s at so far; basic steps. However, I’ll hopefully be finishing it up today after I get more materials!

Photo Apr 15, 7 56 58 PM

In the studio and with a clean backdrop, I think this will turn out beautifully! I can’t say exactly what inspired this, other than a collection of imagery in my head as well as some Fall 2014 RTW runway pieces; that and imagining my model wearing it. You can find the finished product in my video coming out soon! (Not the one for this week on my channel lol! >_<) Let me know what you think in the comments below!

Love,

Rey

 

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Taste Test

Consider this a taste test of what’s to come from my fashion side, as of now.  As with anybody else, I am always changing, growing, and learning in my style and tastes.  My current taste in fashion ranges from street (and this) to formal and any imaginable mix in-between.  Now seems to be a very diverse and fun time for fashion!

With a wide range of color choices between the two, bright contrasting colors or dark monochromatism, I typically like to spark up a monochromatic outfit with either edgy pieces or a splash of color.   Mixing things that aren’t usually grouped together in a cohesive image are other ways I express my multifaceted self.  Just because someone thinks a Clark Bushacre 2 boot is “hipster” doesn’t mean it can’t also be accessorized with a hip/sporty flat bill.  Never let labels limit.  Fashion should be fun!  To quote my friend Emily Knezz, “I think fashion should know no rules; colors, patterns, whatever, it don’t matter. If you like it, wear it. When you don’t care about the rules, there’s a lot more options, and it’s a lot more fun.”  I could not agree more.

Look at Mademoiselle Yulia rocking heels, patterned leggings, an oversized tee, a varsity jacket, bandana, and flat bill.  If we broke this down into each piece representing a certain style we would have at least three different styles that some wouldn’t dream of mixing together.  Heels are a woman’s best friend as a classy, sexy, and elegant style would suggest.  Bring in the varsity jacket (prep/jock), the hat & bandana combo (street/urban), & leggings (chic) and we’ve got some eye candy of a fashion cocktail.

That all being said, I think this gives a very generalized (and small) piece of what is to come from my fashion posts.  So stick around and get ready to sip some style sangria (or soda!) with me!

Rey

PS: Let me know how you like to style yourself or what your favorite outfits are in the comments below!