I’ve been blabbering about my trip to Florence for a week now and I am still sobbing quietly every time I walk past an Italian restaurant or a bottle of Limoncello, but I still haven’t told you the real reason for my presence there! Silly old cow. I was invited by Luisa Via Roma as you know, but not just to look pretty in the florentine streets and have dinner at sunset with male models – although I did a lot of that. I was there to style & art direct an editorial shoot for the Style Lab. I love styling you see and I will do it occasionally in London or Paris, but I am lazy and don’t have an assistant so I can never be bothered to do the PR run for call ins etc. However, set me loose in a store filled with AW12 runway collections, give me a super assistant and I will style up a storm. This is exactly what happened at LVR: I was given a lovely assistant, a cool photographer and a model. I had access to hair & make-up artists and of course Florence as my playground. Sounds just as awesome as it was, believe me.
This first look is accidentally almost all Marni (I love Marni so much I tend to be drawn to it naturally), paired with a subtly 60s hair & make-up. There is a concept and story behind it but I may just leave it to your imagination… and if you want me, I will be buying those shoes.
Traduction – La vraie raison de mon séjour à Florence était de m’occuper de la direction artistique et du stylisme sur un shoot éditorial pour Luisa Via Roma. J’avais à ma disposition une assistante, un photographe et un mannequin ainsi qu’une équipe de coiffeurs et maquilleurs. Le tout dans un décor florentin à tomber par terre. Perfection.
Mon premier look set quasi entièrement Marni (je suis attirée par cette marque naturellement), il y a tout un concept et une petite histoire qui vont avec le look, mais je vous laisse deviner.
Marni printed crepe de chine top, Marni checked viscose cady skirt, Iosselliani necklace, Marni patent buckle two-tone pumps, Gedebe bibi bijoux bag, socks models own.
Art Direction & Styling – Laetitia Wajnapel
Photography – Michele Michelsanti
Model – Giulia
Assistant – Anna