Fashion, lifestyle, Personal, Uncategorized

Casanova.

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Watching someone you love and respect work on something passionately with focus, drive, and serious intent makes you want them to achieve the success they’re reaching for that much more. In this case it’s been one of my best friends, partner in crime, and influencer Nick Casanova.

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Beauty, Cambodia, Expat, Fashion, lifestyle, Phnom Penh

Baring it.

Photo: C. Nation Studio

Photo: C. Nation Studio

I’ve never been very shy in front of the camera, as this series of photos obviously state. I’ve always looked up to women who are comfortable with their bodies, whatever shape or size, and remember being amazed at the beaches in France where the women would swan about topless or in thong bikinis- not giving a thought to nudity or how they might be perceived. I felt like a little Amish girl wearing my Roxy tank top and jean shorts as they floated in the ocean, bodies bared, nothing hidden. I was only 12, but I felt the freeness they experienced that came with letting it all out once in a while!

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Cambodia, Expat, Fashion, Phnom Penh, Travel

Primo Uomo* & The Temple of Doom.

Ryan & Anna

Last week, I had an opportunity to head to Siem Reap with the talented, hilarious Ryan Drewe Taylor of The Dollhouse Salon to work on set for GQ Russia. Respectively as Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist.

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Art, Cambodia, Expat, Fashion, Phnom Penh

KITTENS, INSPIRED BY KITTENS.

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I’ve been wanting to incorporate my favorite (cats!) into a photo shoot for some time now. While they’ve made guest appearances in other shoots like one I did with Jeremie Montessuis of Film Noir Studio for WUPP, this was the first with two little guys.

Thanks Philippa for letting me borrow Simba and Atticus for the evening and props to Montana Rakz of RAKZ Photography Studio as the guru behind the camera.

Ryan Drewe Taylor of The Dollhouse Salon mastered my hair and was a perfect cat wrangler in between shots.
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Art, Cambodia, Expat, Fashion, Phnom Penh

Kittens, inspired by kittens. July 3, 2013.

Here’s a little shot from a photo shoot I did with the talented Mr. Montana Rakz last night.

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What a treat to work with Montana in the studio for the first time!

Big thanks to Ryan Drewe Taylor from The Dollhouse for my big hair and acting as patient kitty holder.

Thank you Philippa for the wonderful Atticus & Simba and working with our hectic schedules.

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Cambodia, Fashion, Personal, Phnom Penh

Ladies Magazine, February Issue.

Alright, so here’s the lingerie spread I did for Ladies Magazine February issue.

I’m a total sucker and wanted to wait until I got my mother’s approval on the shoot before posting and was pleasantly surprised by her positive reaction.

So here it is.

Ladies, February 2013

Ladies, February 2013

"Hello, I Love You"

“Hello, I Love You”

"Until The Break of Dawn"/"Blue Heat"

“Until The Break of Dawn”/”Blue Heat”

"Pillow Talk & Bedroom Eyes"

“Pillow Talk & Bedroom Eyes”

"A Touch of Light"/"Power Moves"

“A Touch of Light”/”Power Moves”

 

 

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