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by Valerie on Wednesday, May 19, 2010

I kept my outfit neutral, wanting the make-up to emphasize all the color. But it wasn’t applied dramatically enough to show through the camera and instead ended up looking like I was crying all night. Oh well. I like the way red and green look together; they are complementary. But for some people, it looks […]

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They Smell of Moss in Your Hand

by Valerie on Thursday, May 6, 2010

braided headband – eBay charcoal knit cardigan – Forever 21 jabot blouse – Zara black velvet bow – diy rock bracelet – gift from Michelle brown leather belt – Polo kelly green shorts – gift from Lydia lace oxfords – cool, casual by Slow and Steady Wins the Race Lydia, my internet pal over at […]

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by Valerie on Monday, April 12, 2010

A while back one of my customers, Molly, asked if I’d be able to make a custom moon unitard for her show. It’s pretty safe to assume that anyone who has the strength of character to sport a unitard in front of hundereds of strangers is awesome (see: David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, that cute girl […]

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MAC Attack!

by Valerie on Monday, March 29, 2010

Overdone make-up has always been something I’ve tried to avoid. In between my decidedly experimental outfits and often wackadoodle hairstyles, a made-up face might be pushing it. But when Aileen—the manager for MAC and Bobbi Brown DFS—called to ask if I can model for their MAC colourview event, I thought, why not? It might be […]

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by Valerie on Saturday, March 27, 2010

Day two of my black love affair. I reconstructed this romper from a secondhand dress. I’m really happy with how the overall silhouette turned out, but it’s just a little too tight for me around the pant openings. So it’ll probably end up in the shop. Salvaging old materials is good for the conscience and […]

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