Professional Grade: KillDarling Pop Up Event

One email, and then another email, and a third… and suddenly I was rushing from the Valley to West Hollywood to do a pop up event for the clothing line ‘KillDarling’ last night.

The look reminds me of a broken ‘Baby Doll’ — like a girl who realizes the death of her favorite fairytale, and has decided to preserve the memory with a bit of a rock n’ roll edge. With that in mind, I set out to create an interpretation on the model who was helping to showcase the line:

I didn’t have my camera… this was taken with my cell phone. My flash totally blew out her face… so the colors are a little funky. But I basically rimmed her eyes in black, purple, and rose-pink. She has a light pink flush on the apples of her cheeks, and a nude pink lip pencil on her lips, with a ‘silver’ lip gloss. I topped it off with big purple lashes. The effect was surreal, which is what I was going for.

Hopefully, the event photographer will have many more (read: better quality) pictures that I’ll be able to share.