Fashion, Featured, Thoughts

Photoshoot with Charles Torrealba & Miss Rockabilly Ruby

Back at the end of September, I jumped in my car and headed for Chicago with a suitcase full of clothes, a garment bag stuffed to the bursting point, and a heart full of dreams: I was on my way to my very first professional photoshoot. No one’s ever accused me of doing things halfway, so I decided to jump right in with the amazing Charles Torrealba and Miss Rockabilly Ruby! I was dying to share about my experience, but it’s hard to write a post about a photoshoot experience without the photos. Now that I have my final, edited images, I’m so, so excited to share them (and the story) with all of you.

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Christmas, Fashion, Hair

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Jewelry, Wishlist

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