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 […]Read more "Styling 70s theme Editorial for Birdlessly: ‘Sister Golden Hair’."
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 […]Read more "Assistant Styling for “Her Bones are made of Roses” Tinsel Tokyo Magazine."
It was the first time that something I had personally scripted and storyboarded had been produced (I hired Yolanda Y. Liou to film), so I found that pretty exciting. It was also my first time using audio recording equipment ( I used the Zoon H4nSP), which I found pretty interesting to use, but obviously I was nervous […]Read more "‘Love, J.x’ scripted, cast and directed by me for University assessment."
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 […]Read more "Styling for Toksick Magazine: 04/07/2016. ‘Patchwork Impressions’."
In September 2017 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 […]Read more "Tinderella: Styling for Music video."
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 EDITEDRead more "Band SURGE Press release."
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 […]Read more "Articles written for Wildabout Magazine."