Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Playing dress up.


Yesterday was spent in the company of two of my favourite creatives; Paige and Chloe. Whilst this could have just been a plain good excuse to natter away, drink endless cups of tea and watch Thumbelina (which - no question - it was), the purpose was to shoot a little photo series for a magazine Paige is working on for her final project at university, Buttercup.

I've always been in awe of Paige's aesthetic - hence why I trusted her with the task of illustrating my blog header - so to spend an afternoon completely wrapped up in her world, wearing a dress she'd designed and made herself, building dens, blowing bubbles and playing with Sky Dancers, was a treat in itself. The sketchbook she's put together for the magazine looks incredible, and I honestly can't wait to see the end result. We're talking gorgeous illustrations, beautifully nostalgic features, paper dolls and poetry. So much love and planning has gone into the project, and I know I can't wait to get my hands on a copy!

Getting creative and shooting with friends has also got me all hyped up for a certain S/S lookbook shoot next week! I'll give you two clues - pastels, and pretty headgear. Watch this space!

24 comments:

  1. I love these photos! The 'den' you've made is so cute! I used to make that kind of thing all the time out of bed sheets when I was little....I am actually contemplaiting doing it on my next lie-in day! It would be so perfect for having friends round and watching films! Awwwww or on Valentines!?
    I especially love the photo of you blowing bubbles....really cute :)

    www.alexandralaurenrose.blogspot.com

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  2. Love this so much, I wish I lived nearer you girlies!xo

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  3. Great photos. I would basically like to steal your hair, wardrobe and bedroom. That's my (slightly creepy) way of saying that I love your blog.

    Liz xx
    distractmenowplease.blogspot.com

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  4. Paige is amazing, I agree! I keep spying that dress she made& I want it so badly - it's absolutely gorgeous! I hope we get a peek of her magazine when it's finished!

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  5. Sounds like you had an amazing time! xxx

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  6. These are such lovely photos! xx

    www.charissarae.com

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  7. You pretty little thing, you! I used to love skydancers!
    xo

    iamlaurenpotts.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. Beautiful photos. Sounds like a lovely day, Paige seems very talented!xxx

    Charlotte
    www.coloursandcarousels.com

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  9. I just found your blog through lookbook and I'm totally in love!

    xoxo olympia
    http://olympias-blog.blogspot.de/

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  10. sounds perfect!! You can never be too old for making dens and your ones look amazing

    Francesca xo
    http://goingroundthemulberrybush.blogspot.co.uk

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  11. What a fun time. Your life is simply lovely.
    http://nauticalowl.blogspot.com/

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  12. so many amazing photographs. :) your friend seems to be extremely creative and good at what she does.i love your giant bow. :)

    oliveneedspopeye.blogspot.com

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  13. oohhh i'm so excited fro paige's magazine!annie x


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  14. That honestly sounds like so so so much fun! What a lovely way to spend the day, definitely a little jealous you even built dens, that was always my favourite game to play when I was younger! May need to bring back out the bedsheets (and pegs). Lovely photos as always :)

    xxxx

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  15. Such a great post megan!!! THANKS EVERYONE FOR THE LOVELY COMMENTS!!!
    Really can't wait to launch the magazine now. End of April, early May is when I plan to release it and hopefully soon after a online version as well for when it sells out :)
    It was a brilliant day, thanks again for helping me out sweetie and bringing much needed laughter!!! X x x x x

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  16. I love these pictures!! Dens are the best :) x

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  17. This looks so amazing! Cute overload I think :)
    Cannot wait to see Paiges magazine <3

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  18. Lovely photos, Megan!! <3

    Gem
    gemnikkaonthego.blogspot.com

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  19. Everything looks like it was shot in a different world. I love it!

    Have a nice day,
    allthatglittersnotgold.blogspot.com

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  20. That first picture of you reminds me of Alice in Wonderland. So cute!

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  21. Oh god, these photos are more than cute, I really can't find a word to express my feeling about this <3

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