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08

Jan

@publicschoolla I mean….
#WHAT 🎶😳😱💕 www.itspublicschool.com

@publicschoolla I mean….
#WHAT 🎶😳😱💕 www.itspublicschool.com

28

Oct

There go my girl Stella!  womensweardaily:

TAW: Los Angeles Fashion Week
Photo by Katie Jones
There go my girl Stella! womensweardaily:

TAW: Los Angeles Fashion Week

Photo by Katie Jones

08

Oct

Ani Lee Spring 2014 Lookbook

w/ Sam Francis

I recently got a chance to style and creative direct the wonderful designer Ani Lee’s Spring 2014 Lookbook a couple months ago.  I love Ani’s effortless attention to detail. Her clothes flow.  She makes a lot of separates in her Spring collection.  I kept to monocromatic/minimalist looks to keep separates to further flow and keep the focus strictly on the wardrobe. This premeditated simplistic styling got a tad challenging in the beginning stages of thought.  So I took inspiration from one of my favorite California painters, Sam Francis.  Sam’s paintings capture the beauty of human emotions and strange energies we try to define in zen like strokes set in amazing vivid colors. His paintings are in your face, sometimes relaxing, sometimes unapologetic, but always to the point and full of light and dark energy.

Photographer: Ashley Barrett

Model: Tylynn Ngyuen (LA Models)
Make up Artist: Kirin Bhetty
Hair: Ryan Richman

Designers: Ani Lee, Badgley Mischka, Sam Edelman

Ani Lee Spring 2014 Lookbook

w/ Sam Francis

I recently got a chance to style and creative direct the wonderful designer Ani Lee’s Spring 2014 Lookbook a couple months ago.  I love Ani’s effortless attention to detail. Her clothes flow.  She makes a lot of separates in her Spring collection.  I kept to monocromatic/minimalist looks to keep separates to further flow and keep the focus strictly on the wardrobe. This premeditated simplistic styling got a tad challenging in the beginning stages of thought.  So I took inspiration from one of my favorite California painters, Sam Francis.  Sam’s paintings capture the beauty of human emotions and strange energies we try to define in zen like strokes set in amazing vivid colors. His paintings are in your face, sometimes relaxing, sometimes unapologetic, but always to the point and full of light and dark energy.

Photographer: Ashley Barrett

Model: Tylynn Ngyuen (LA Models)
Make up Artist: Kirin Bhetty
Hair: Ryan Richman

Designers: Ani Lee, Badgley Mischka, Sam Edelman

Ani Lee Spring 2014 Lookbook

w/ Sam Francis

I recently got a chance to style and creative direct the wonderful designer Ani Lee’s Spring 2014 Lookbook a couple months ago.  I love Ani’s effortless attention to detail. Her clothes flow.  She makes a lot of separates in her Spring collection.  I kept to monocromatic/minimalist looks to keep separates to further flow and keep the focus strictly on the wardrobe. This premeditated simplistic styling got a tad challenging in the beginning stages of thought.  So I took inspiration from one of my favorite California painters, Sam Francis.  Sam’s paintings capture the beauty of human emotions and strange energies we try to define in zen like strokes set in amazing vivid colors. His paintings are in your face, sometimes relaxing, sometimes unapologetic, but always to the point and full of light and dark energy.

Photographer: Ashley Barrett

Model: Tylynn Ngyuen (LA Models)
Make up Artist: Kirin Bhetty
Hair: Ryan Richman

Designers: Ani Lee, Badgley Mischka, Sam Edelman

Our ‘Modern Expressionist’ fashion editorial I styled with #Ford models and #Genlux magazine.

 A little inspired by the 40’s,  a little inspired by Frida Kahlo. ;-).  The issue is Holiday 13 and comes out next month.

Photographer: #VerityJaneSmith - #TheWallGroup

Make up Artist: #KirstenSimitzi using Cle de Peau Beaute (Paris)

Hair: Nicole Walpert #TheWallGroup

Art Direction: #StephenKamifuji for #Genlux magazine.

06

Sep

womensweardaily:

Kate Spade RTW Spring 2014
The Kate Spade gal took a few trips, making Paris her first stop.  For More
For all WWD.com’s RTW Spring 2014 coverage

womensweardaily:

Kate Spade RTW Spring 2014

The Kate Spade gal took a few trips, making Paris her first stop.  For More

For all WWD.com’s RTW Spring 2014 coverage

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This second album was not well received by critics, and I still don’t know why.

Song #8.  Produced by the amazing Tony Hoffer.

15

Aug

Genlux Magazine F/W13

Shot by Verity Jane Smith

Makeup by Kirsten Simitzi

Hair by Nicole Lampert

Styling by Myself and Sarah Najafi

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The Clash- Straight To Hell


A song about American society and how its let down its people during Vietnam.


…but most of you just think this is an M.I.A. riff. ;-)

04

Jun

Genlux Magazine, Summer 2013

Photography: Eric Almas

Hair and Makeup: Sherrie Long

Model: Amy Kingston

Stylist: Sarah Toshiko & Sarah Najafi

25

Apr

Dear Tame Impala,

You are my beloved Austrailan band that never disappoints. Thanks.

Love,

Sarah

07

Apr

Genlux Magazine Spring 2013 Issue

"Retro Bloom" p.28-35

Photographer: Verity Jane Smith

Co-Styling: Sarah Toshiko and Sarah Najafi

26

Feb

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LISTEN: Allah-las ‘Catalina’

I recently was turned on to the Allah-las by one of my favorite music supervisor’s, Liza Richardson. 

The vintage sounds of the Allah-Las combine the harmonies and hooks of the british invasion with the atmosphere of a West Coast psychedelic band. Three of the group’s four members met while working at the legendary record store Amoeba, where they discovered a mutual love for ’60s rock and the beach.

Allah-Las’ new, self-titled album captures the carefree, breezy sounds of California —which makes sense, given that the entire band is made up of surfers. The album’s dreamy romanticism feels rooted in nostalgia, which contributes to a vibe that can feel both joyous and melancholy.

24

Feb

PHOTOSET: Wild is the Wind

Liu Wen(one of my favs) takes on the role of cowgirl for the May issue of Vogue China where she works with photographer Mark Segal. With makeup by Yumi Mori, Liu is the very picture of old west ruggedness combined with elegance as she sports a wardrobe of denim, fringe and leather from the likes of Ralph Lauren, Miu Miu and Rodarte styled by the amazing Tabitha Simmons.