“ A man reading at a bus stop; a couple out shopping; two teenagers skulking around a strip of bars... whatever the situation, the fashion is eye-catching and the comments are sharp and thoughtful. “ - Grazia online - 2012.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Stripes for Monday

Sunny day in Wellington..! A word...I have been incredibly busy with a new job, so it's not that I'll be taking a break from streetandcityphotos, but it just might not be daily for the next month. DO keep checking.. I aint going anywhere, but just concentrating on a fabulous new role.



Saturday, April 12, 2014

Get some Inspiration...! Giveaway

Semi Permanent is a design/fashion/media/culture showcase with both a diverse and rather inspired range of guests (see below!). We have a couple of double passes to give away (it is in Auckland), so if you are keen, just post your email in the comments.

“ An aesthetic that arises from the conception of two contrasting personalities: German-born Annelie Augustin with subtle, minimal shapes and her sophisticated mind and French-born Odély Teboul, the rather chaotic, nostalgic craftsman.

Both graduated with honors at Esmod Paris in 2006. Subsequently Annelie worked for Yohji Yamamoto for Adidas and Odély for Jean Paul Gaultier.

In 2009 they combine their visions in the collection "cadavre exquis" that was honored with three awards in both France and Germany. Thus encouraged they decided to transform the project into a label, positioned on the edge between ready-to-wear and haute couture: AUGUSTIN TEBOUL.

In 2012 the label won the Dorchester Collection fashion prize in Paris.

Inspired by Surrealism the designers leave enough space for chance in the process of creation, while they insist on flawless workmanship and finest materiality. Deeply routed in the craft of tailoring the duo combines poetry and gravity in their cutting-edge designs. AUGUSTIN TEBOUL stands for an exclusive, avant-garde and yet mind-blowingly feminine look. “ 




Friday, April 11, 2014

The Bachelor

CLEO Bachelor of the Year 2014...Brock. He's in a band called Moorhouse. Nice suit from Vanishing Elephant.



Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Catherine

Everything from STORM, where Catherine works...(she was reading Notes from a Big Country by Bill Bryson - great book)


Saturday, April 5, 2014

Newness at New Balance

Went and checked out the new New Balance range just for kicks the other day. Just a word..there are some cool new colours and combinations coming up. Explore the Classics.









Courtesy Needs supply


Thursday, March 27, 2014

Alex...Grey Lynn

Alex de Freitas is a photographer, who has taken time out of his busy wedding photography practice, to focus on the sort of photography he really loves. And what is that? Find out for yourself. There are some awesome images here on imagingthecity. 



Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Night scenes

I don't nearly do enough photography at night, which is a shame, as colour and life can just combine beautifully sometimes. Ponsonby Rd.


Friday, March 21, 2014

Sonia

Sonia is wearing a Ruby Skirt, Workshop belt, and a new label called Hideseekers. Sonia Gray is a TV Presenter, and a real pro on the small screen!



Monday, March 17, 2014

Frida Kahlo tattoo..

What an awesome tattoo! And I love the white Timberland boots. This is Lula Cucchiara - a models photographer. 




Saturday, March 15, 2014

My fave Marilyn Monroe image

There's an exhibition on in Auckland right now of images of Marilyn Monroe. They are limited edition prints, and on sale, for around 2-3 grand. This one, by George Barris is my favourite all time Monroe image. I was reading about her in Vanity Fair last year, and she had such a sad professional life. Monroe was constantly bemoaning the fact that she was getting paid way less than her co-stars. She was highly literate, and poorly paid. She received a tenth of what her co-star Jane Russell received in Gentlemen prefer Blondes, because the studios just never took her that seriously. The treatment of Monroe at the hands of the studios seemed really quite unfair, and indeed, quite callous. 

Random fact: Marilyn's intervention got Ella Fitzgerald her first major engagement at a Los Angeles nightclub. In 1955 the colour bar was still in force, but Marilyn convinced the management to let Fitzgerald play by promising to sit in the front row for a week.