Fashion We Love: Velvet Rouge Fashion Styling Diaries

As a fashion and wardrobe stylist, I have to say I am totally impressed and amused by what I see. Thigh high slits, bold and chunky accessories, colour blocking, a touch of African inspired pieces as seen on runways to the streets of London. Velvet Rouge got me thinking laid back but energized here.

If you are an upcoming stylist, you have to understand that styling requires working in a fast-paced environment involving high stakes - money, time and effort, both physical and mental. If I haven’t scared you off of it yet as a career option, then you’re welcome to view and get inspired by Velvet Rouge Fashion Styling Diaries below;

This styling look was insipired by the grittines, music and dirty alley ways of London town. London streets is very much steep in history and unique which still shows in its streets today.

The fashion styling in this particular story was to bring the gothic, dark and sexy chicness of London underground fashion to life but still mixed with a bit of African tradition by introducing the 'GELE' into the mix of things(picturebelow).

This fashion story was inspired by the colour visions in my imagination. Funmi says 
"I have a passion for Bright and Bold colours and i wanted to express that in the shoot, the styling is very much very playful and fun with different textures.." 
A lot of quirky accessories and candy make up was used in this shoot. For example pads and 50's postcards as brooches on a military jacket, vintage dresses where accessorized with bright colourful feathers,I also was inspired by the power 1990's with that twist on wall street look when women wore shoulder pad blouse style jackets with boyfriend tailored trousers.  I was also inspired by the trendy fashion of Tokyo girls in japan.

Photography by Matt Goldsmith
Makeup by Eve-olution Make up & Beauty
Styling by Funmi Fagbemi for Velvet Rouge Decor Fashion PR Diaries
Model: June Osigwe
Location Brick Lane

Written by Sharon Ojong 

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