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…

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:…

Published on VOGUE Italia !

Picture from Grimes shoot, for which I was the Creative Director, Stylist and general organiser. Link to photo feature Link to Full Screen image Creative Director/ Stylist: Cat van Maanen (me) HMUA: Kitty Noofah Photographer: Angela Mazur Photography Model: Allessandra Kamaile Studio: David @Grey Shutter Studios. image originally featured in the editorial ‘You Only Like Me When…

Shoot published in Dreamingless Print on 20/03/2016 ‘Sports Luxe’

A shoot I styled/organised pieces for, for Dreamingless Magazine. Theme: Sports Luxe. Shoot Direction/ Photography/ editing :Steve Taylor Hair: Penny Black Makeup: Khadija Ali Styling: (Me) Models: Yazzmin Newell & Margarita Lievano.   Brands: Atsuko Kudo, Adidas, Nike, Black Milk, Hot Mess!, Marianne Auvinet Gould.  

FINAL EDITS for my GRIMES shoot ‘You Only Like Me When You Think I’m Looking Sad’

Stylist & Creative director: Cat van Maanen Publication: Wildabout Magazine. Published on 05/03/2016 Photographer: Angela Mazur Photography (facebook) (website) HMUA: Bjorn Daniel and Kitty Noofah Models: Anna Deller-Yee, Sophie Aine and Yazzmin Newell Studio: David @ Grey Shutter Studios Brands: Trixy Starr Jewelry, VidaKush, O-Mighty, Anne Sophie Cochevelou, Killstar, Lip Service, Irregular Choice, Atsuko Kudo,…

Styling for ‘Sports-Luxe’ Shoot: 27/02/2016

Similarly to the Modern-Retro shoot the day before, I only had a few days to organise clothing for this shoot. I pulled clothing from new designer Marianne Auvinet Gould, whose pieces reflect a ‘rocker’ aesthetic whilst retaining an ‘urban elegance’. The orange colour schemes of the pieces as well as the material used resembled this sporty…