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…

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.  

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…