Hazen High School 2013 Senior Stacy was just so cute when we were shooting her senior pictures outside on this gorgeous Seattle day. We were chatting it up about High School (which she actually likes!) and plans for heading off to college. Of course every time someone tells me their post HS plans…I’m not-so-secretly living vicariously through their adventures
So excited to give you a first look at our complete 2014 Studio B Seniors Model Team! Representing 10 different high schools, these 24 students are the face of our NEW Spring and Summer Campaigns. Not to get all preachy, but when I was in high school there was no Studio B “You On Your Best Day”…place for senior pictures. We all went to the same joint, sat in the same chair, heard the camera click fourteen times and exited stage left.It’s SO different now and we really wanted to celebrate that with a diverse look and a wide range of activities that would allow for every kid to feel like they could see themselves. Our models are extremely involved in their schools and community–musicians, cheerleaders, actors, athletes, dancers — we really feel like we scored the best of the best to represent the Class of 2014. In addition to promoting Studio B at their school, the model team will be appearing in our advertising, showcasing upcoming style and fashion trends and rolling out exclusive Senior Summer Specials. We launched the Spring Campaign earlier this month and you can see our 425 Magazine feature in the May issue and check out the first set of senior picture style ideas on our Facebook page (we’ll be adding new ones each week).
It’s not that I forgot how awesome babies are…I mean I had two before young Wesley joined us — but there is something indescribable about knowing that he is our last (because yes the factory is closed) that makes me really dial in and enjoy every single moment. I brought him down to the studio to do what amounted to THE quickest “Watch Me Grow” baby milestone photo shoot in Studio B history (guess I could have timed both his lunch and nap a bit better…he’s asleep…fat & happy on my lap as I type here) At 4 months, I’m pleased to announce for the record that my son has found not one…but both of his hands, he hates tummy time, and is losing his hair in a very George Constanza-like fashion….but miraculously is still crazy adorable. (He might start a new trend among babies!)
Holy Names High School Senior Kennedy has one of those faces — you know what I’m talking about…one of those gorgeous faces that look like a celebrity….but WHICH ONE? I hadn’t even clicked a picture yet and I was already trying to figure — I knew it had something to do with her awesome defined eyebrows (yes…that’s how I roll…I’m starting with the eyebrows) Lucky for me, Kennedy helped me out — I began by describing the actress and the movie…. “Um, you know the Snow White movie….the funny one, not the K-Stew one…it’s the gal that plays the lead…” In my babbling, Kennedy immediately says “LILLY COLLINS” and I”m like Yes! Mystery solved. We had this gorgeous day to shoot her senior pictures but I also fell in love with this awesome studio portrait that we posted on our Facebook page here.
You know that feeling when you are a kid waiting for Christmas morning? That was the same enthusiasm and excitement I had in waiting for the new May/June issue of 425 Magazine to hit my mail box! We shot the Spring fashion trends photo shoot last month and I knew it felt great…but I am beyond thrilled with how everything turned out in print. TCM Model Teela is just brilliant and oh so awesome to have in front of the camera. When you get a chance you’ll have to pick up a copy and check out the issue but for now, I thought it would be fun to show some of my favorites that didn’t make the mag — there was SO much great film. Teela reminds me of Twilight’s Kristen Stewart btw Big thanks to our make-up artist Tiffany and Christine on hair — as always…you just rock.