Geometrics! (BEHIND THE SCENES)

Last week I creatively directed a shoot for CONKER Magazine’s first in-print magazine. I wanted the shoot to be based around geometrics: bold colours and interesting patterns. The idea took hold as a link to the idea that people do not fit in boxes and that we all come in many shapes, sizes and shades!…

Styling 70s theme Editorial for Birdlessly: ‘Sister Golden Hair’.

This editorial has been a little while in the making. It’s fairly simplistic, and I was challenged with limited resources, luckily HMUA Kitty Noofah had lots of ribbon available for us to experiment with. Meanwhile, our photographer Timothy Ward use of a 35mm film camera and a DSLR allowed for slight changed in style of…

Assistant Styling for “Her Bones are made of Roses” Tinsel Tokyo Magazine.

In November 2016 I collaborated with Phoenix Blu Coyle and her team on her shoot ‘Her Bones are Made of Roses’ as styling assistant. The photo series was published in Tinsel Tokyo Magazine, and made Christmas Cover photo. Credits: Art direction Phoenix-Blu Coyle and Jasmine Gotley De Silva Photography by Jasmine Gotley De Silva Styling by…

Styling for Toksick Magazine: 04/07/2016. ‘Patchwork Impressions’.

In July of 2016 I styled the shoot Patchwork Impressions, which was published by Toksick magazine.  I was already working closely with HMUA Kitty Noofah (after several successful shoots together), and I was looking to work with Cansu Ozkaraca after having seen some of her work. I wanted it to be featured in a forest location…

Tinderella: Styling for Music video.

In September 2016 I was asked to style an entire cast for the music video for the band Charlie Melrose‘s single, Tinderella.  The planning took several months, and I was able to use contacts I had already acquired through previous styling jobs. I was in charge of styling a cast of over 20 people, single handedly. I…

Band SURGE Press release.

In 2016 I was commissioned to create the press release for the band SURGE’s single, Lemonade. I wanted to try and see whether I could further develop my writing skills and the diversity of styles of my writing. Below is the finished press release that the band used. Surge press release EDITED

Articles written for Wildabout Magazine.

My second official position, was at Wildabout Magazine in 2015. I applied for a role as a writer, and had moved on from Fizzy magazine as there were no promotional opportunities available to me. I was immediately hired as Cultural & Art Editor. After a while holding this position, and after having styled and been…

Diriye Osman’s mention of me on his website!

It’s been a while since I have been able to share anything on my portfolio due to a pretty hectic schedule. However i’ve finally been able to sit down and update my blog. My next few posts will be examples of some of my written work for the publications I have worked for. In 2015, whilst holding…

ANOTHER photo published on Vogue Italia!! 23rd April

Very excited that two images from the shoot I creatively directed and styled, got featured on Vogue Italia… twice for one shoot!! Very proud of my team and this wonderful shoot. For: Wildabout Magazine shoot ‘You Only Like Me When You Think I’m Looking Sad” Creative direction/ styling:@kitcatvanmaanen Photographer: @angelamazurphotography HMUA: @kittynoofah & @bjorn101daniel Model:…