Field of Dreams

October 16, 2015

the essentialist blogWhen creatives work together magical things happen. This is exactly what our editorial Field of Dreams is all about! The concept of the shoot was born after Lei Lei Clavey from Lei Lady Lei and I visited Perth Milliner Reny Kestel at her studio the Hat Box Gallery. We were so inspired by her intricate and unique headpieces that we knew we wanted to work on a project that showcased not only the beauty of her work but that of other Perth creatives as well.

Grace Robinson, one of our favourite photographers was a natural choice. We love her dreamy yet edgy photography and her incredible vision is what made these photos so magical! We asked some of our favourite WA designers; Tindale, Rosemaree White, blushed by Teagan Jacobs, Monster Alphabets and Tempest Eve to be part of this project. Each of their beautiful pieces injected a very unique look and feel to the photos which captured exactly what we had envisaged.

We chose York as our location to highlight the diverse beauty of the region. While scouting for locations a week before the shoot, we were lucky enough to make friends with some local farmers who gave us exclusive access to their properties. We hope you like the editorial and that you feel inspired to travel to the beautiful town of York.

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Perth Creatives:

Millinery: Reny Kestel

Photography: Grace Robinson

MUA: Emer Rose Makeup Artistry

Designers: Tindale, Rosemaree White, blushed by Teagan Jacobs, Monster Alphabets and Tempest Eve

Shoot Assistant: Katelyn Sangalli

Location: York, Western Australia

We would like to thank the Town of York and the locals for their assistance and making this shoot such a beautiful experience.



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  • Reply Monique Ceccato October 16, 2015 at 6:01 am

    Awww guys, this shoot is absolutely gorgeous! Fab work! You totally both look like dolls!

    • Reply admin October 28, 2015 at 11:32 am

      Thank you so much for your sweet words Mon, we had so much fun doing it!

  • Reply Angelina October 26, 2015 at 11:12 pm

    Just came over from your Instagram, and I’m so glad I got to see more of these shots! It’s great that you were able to get access to these fields, they make for such amazing photos. Would love to see more collaborations in the future! (:

    Angelina Is | Bloglovin’

    • Reply admin October 28, 2015 at 11:34 am

      Awww Angelina thank you so much for the support! I think collaborations are such a fantastic way for creatives to support each other and for innovation. I’m hoping to organise a few more so watch this space 🙂

  • Reply Elke October 27, 2015 at 1:09 am

    Stunning, stunning photos, good art direction & love the new look of blog!

    • Reply admin October 28, 2015 at 11:35 am

      Thank you so much Elke Xxx

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