Fall Foliage and Leaf Dresses

A long time friend contacted me asking to create a piece for her.  This three photo series is what came from her request. I gathered inspiration from the world around which at that time was classic October autumn leaves.  It was perfect out – the leaves JUST changed color a few days before the shoot was scheduled. I went and collected leaves from the larger leafed trees and went to work.  Because I was using real material, the outfit had to be made the night before and it turned into a race against time.  Upon arrival at the shoot location we made a few tweaks and added the headpiece then went straight to work onset.  It was beautiful, I loved the color.  Unfortunately, as I knew would happen, the delicate dress started to lose life.  It was a crumbling mess by the end but the photos that Cathy Sunu captured were beautiful.  Our team was strong, Angel did a great job on the makeup and Lauren became a fall princess in the piece.

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The image below was taken in a warehouse in Chicago.  The bright light illuminated the leaves, love the bright yellows and oranges and reds!

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Below is the last image of the series, it was one of the last photos taken. Notice the crumbling leaves, it was great while it lasted!

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