Winter.. in Prince George.. can be long and cold! I'm not a huge winter fan.... I can ski.. but don't very often and I don't have enough balance to skate or even walk on the ice very gracefully. :) So winter depression can take it's toll on me as well on many of you, I'm sure! I crave sunshine and warmth!! So I had a craving to get out and be creative while we have had all this sunshine to enjoy. As always, I have all these crazy concepts floating around in my head and always try to find the time to bring them to life... Well, what better time than the slow winter season!
The inspiration for this shoot came from this lovely hat and shawl of my grandmothers. I found it one day while digging through my grandmas vintage closet. I love the stories my grandma always has to tell that go along with each piece of clothing. This particular set is actually feathers... many teeny tiny feathers intricately sewn into the fabrics to appear fur like. The hat and shawl (which I didn't end up using) is from the 1920's and was also worn by my great grandma. :)
We kinda tried to create a make shift fur dress too and the lovely Brittany wore it very well!! She was very brave and while almost half naked.. crawled through hip deep snow and braved prickly trees and chilly winds! :)
So here is my take on a Snow Queen concept shoot!
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