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Nike Tech Pack Studio – Melbourne

September 2, 2014

 

 

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I was lucky enough to attend the launch of the Nike Tech Pack Studio yesterday and was super excited about it. Nike has always been my go to brand for sportswear as far back as I can remember.

The Tech Pack Studio is a popup space that is open from 01.09.2014 – 14.09.2014 two weeks and it is to celebrate the anniversary of the Nike Tech Pack innovative apparel range.

The studio is at 325 Collins street Melbourne, basically just look for the neon Nike sign and go down to the basement. The space is super attractive, it is also fit out with a retail store and a cafe. Amazing.

 

Some of the events that are being held at the studio are:

- Intimate Style Sessions

- Innovators Workshop

- Nike Urban Run

- Nike Training Club

and on Wednesday 3 September 2014 there will be a Nike Sports Runway which you shouldn’t miss.

I will put the links at the bottom of the page, and if you’re interested be quick to sign up because it looks like the spaces are filling up fast!

 

Jx

 

( images supplied by AMPR )

 

Links

- Studio Schedule and Event Registration

- Nike Tech Pack Apparel

- Nike Sportswear Runway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

roman holiday illustrations

August 27, 2014

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I watched Roman Holiday tonight so I could remind myself of what ‘Anja’ gets up to on her day off from being a princess. It is part of some research that I am doing for my design concept.

I giggled so many times, the character of the princess who is played by Audrey Hepburn is so cute and so funny.

 

The drawings above where created by me, I drew them with pencil, then outlined in fineliner and added colour using photoshop. I was originally going to leave them in black and white, but I actually like them better with colour.

 

The reason I watched Roman Holiday, and have outlined the above sequences is because I am exploring the idea or the concept of a ‘flaneuse’. Some meanings of a flaneuse are;

- a person who walks the city in order to experience it

- aimless idle behaviour

- in order to engage in flaneri, one must not have anything too definite in mind

- a flaneuse is a detached pedestrian given to observing and commenting on milieu – critically and analytically to be sure but not without bemusement, even fondness.

 

So, now you can see how the character is totally a flaneuse. I think I am also quite the flaneuse. Are you?

 

Jx

so much love

August 25, 2014

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The best 17 minutes and 55 seconds of your life will be watching this.

 

Just in case you haven’t heard about it, this is Beyonce’s VMA performance. I love her and Jay Z. They are both so talented and truly inspirational.

 

Jx

photoshop collage

August 23, 2014

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I have just made it through week two of uni. It makes me laugh when we get back from uni break and we just jump straight back into things. There is no introduction to the subject, because we just continue on from where we left off and just keep developing and building on what we already know.  I am also slowly having to reduce the amount of socialising I am doing and trying to better my time managing skills so that I can be more productive. Hashtag fashion school lyf.

This semester in CAD computer aided design we are learning Photoshop. I really enjoy CAD classes and am really enjoying photoshopping images.

The left image above is from Style.com and it’s from the Thom Brown F13 RTW collection which was totally one of my favourite collections ever. And the image on the left is my photoshop, collage of the same image. I think the skirt part on my image, is either a Dior dress or Valentino from the most current Couture shows.

I also made some funny ones where I photoshopped a photo of me into a photo of James Franco and we look like we are a couple and in love i wish we actually were because he is so perfect and beautiful and clever and talented. And on another one, i gave my self blue ends on my hair like Kylie Jenner had, I also photoshopped a Comme Des Garcons heart onto my top and added circles with all my friends photos all around me. It was fun. So you may see some more of these in days to come.

 

Jx

 

Links

- Thom Brown Fall 2013 RTW

- Fall 2014 Couture shows

- Kylie Jenner Blue Hair

- Comme Des Garcons Heart

ida’s bowl of strawberries

August 1, 2014

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I have been following Ida Laerke on instagram and through her blog for at least couple of years now and she has always inspired me.

I always look forward to her posts and new photographs, to see what she is up to, what is inspiring her or to see what is going on and what the weather is like in Copenhagen. Ida is so creative and I love how she curates/styles her photographs.

I wanted to start taking photographs the way she does, or at least being more creative and putting more thought into the photographs I take. However, I don’t really have much time to do that at the moment, so I decided to illustrate her photographs instead.

The image above is a watercolour illustration I did of Ida’s bowl of strawberries.

 

Jx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

summer please come quickly

July 21, 2014

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I want to be at the beach and I want it to be warm.

top paddock

July 7, 2014

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Today I had the day off and had the best time.

I caught up with my sweet friend Kate (who you can see in the first picture). We went to Top Paddock for breakfast. Kate had the hotcakes, which are my favourite. And I had the porridge ( in the second picture). I didn’t have hotcakes today because I am trying to eat healthier. Kate and I went into Space furniture store ( I go in there every time I go to Top Paddock) and probably spent an hour sitting in some new, fancy, expensive arm chairs and had very inspiring conversations.

I wish I can be rich enough to be able to shop in that store one day.

After that we went for a bit of a walk, the sun was out today which made it extra lovely.

 

 

Jx

 

Links:

- Top Paddock

- Space Furniture

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