Friday, 20 January 2012
When I first met the strikingly amazonian Nicole Pollard from Chic I got the distinct impression that she's quite the street wise beauty. Repped by Next in the big apple, she returned to our shores from an exceptional New York fashion week debut, booking twelve shows no less. A great response for someone dipping their toes in the international market. Beyond the hype though, you can see that her take on what seems to be a blossoming career is done with a steady focus and appreciation for all opportunities presented. You'll be seeing a lot more of Nicole over the next year, and hopefully so will I! In the meantime, here are a couple of snaps to get you in the mood. Styled by the uber talented Sarah Birchley, a rising style talent in her own right, and beauty by resident genius Lauren McCowan - the pictures reveal the fiery spark that Nicole delivers to the lens. Bam!
Wednesday, 4 January 2012
During the course of 2011, over many industry gossip sessions with my girlfriends, I was amazed by how many straight girls seemed to have a crush on Viviens face Olivia Thornton. She seems to be the thinking woman's beauty! That said though, I'm sure the same spell is cast over the various men who cross her path! I spotted her for the first time in the flesh working it at the Jaime Lee runway show at Sydney Fashion Week, then enjoyed reading her model diary for Pedestrian TV.
Both of us are originally from Queensland, so when we managed to escape our various families over the silly season, we got together to take some pictures which I'm very happy with. I'm surprised she hasn't shot for Vogue or Harpers yet, but not surprised to discover that she's recently signed with DNA models in New York. 2012 will be your year Olivia - you are one very cool lady! A special thanks to Lauren McCowan for providing sensational hair and makeup as usual, and the uber lovely Sarah Birchley for styling! Make sure you follow all these talented babes on twitter - and add me while you're at it!