Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Wardrobe Stylist

Everytime I use the word "stylist", people tend to assume that I'm referring to a person who cuts hair, ha. But no, being a wardrobe stylist is a tough job. You live to dress other people, to create interesting outfits for someone else, often with loans from brands. 

During my recent trip to Queretaro, I teamed up with Carlos Victimo, a jewellery designer turned stylist / friend and great guy; together, we co-styled and shot this editorial. We did everything, went to get clothes, mixed them with our own and, also, built a set for the photos. Real teamwork there, eh!

Of course, I had to ask him to be featured on a photo. Follow him on Instagram and Google + to see more from him and his great work.

Currently listening: Leighton Meester - Dreaming.


The stylist job Carlos Victimo The stylist job 2
Me: Black jacket, from Hecho a mano y más // Doc Martens through Riel Store.
Carlos: Gold necklace, from Hecho a mano y más // T-shirt from Deus Ex Machina, through Riel Store.
The stylist job 4 The stylist job 3
Skull sweater in blue, from Deus Ex Machina, through Riel Store // 
// Chukka boots, from Hecho a mano y más.
The stylist job 6 The stylist job 5
Gray and black jacket, from Hecho a mano y más //
// "Yes. No. Maybe." t-shirt, from Altru Apparel, through Riel Store.
Special thanks to Riel Store and Hecho a mano y más, for providing us with clothes.

Love always,
Henry.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Playground (Paruno Collab)


I'm wearing:

1. Chunky knit sweater in brown, from Pull & Bear.
2. Basic beige t-shirt, also from Pull & Bear.
3. Suspenders in burgundy, from H&M.
4. Extreme super skinny jeans in indigo, from Asos.
Welcome to part two of my collaboration project with the Mexican footwear brand Paruno. If you're not familiar with the brand, STOP READING! No, just kidding. Visit this link to know everything you need to know about it. Or you can just visit their website and follow them on Instagram and Facebook, your choice.

I have a bit of an obsession with playgrounds. You see, when I was little, I hardly ever got the chance to play inside them so, a few years later, my inner child was released when I first touched a swing set and, ever since then, I have loved everything about a good playground. They're such happy places and I do think we need a happy place in our lives, wouldn't you agree?

I got these awesome brogues/oxford shoes from Paruno... Aren't they super cool? I really like them. The multicolor sole is such a great detail and it also makes them more versatile by adding three more colors into the mix. The only negative I have for this babes is that you should never, and I do mean NEVER, wear them without socks. The leather is rigid (as it supposed to be) but I didn't know that and my feet paid the consequences. Other than that, they're really great and comfortable, haha.

// Bienvenidos a la segunda parte de mi colaboración con la marca mexicana de zapatos Paruno. Si no están familiarizados con ella, ¡DEJEN DE LEER! No, es broma. Visiten este link para conocer todo lo que necesitan sobre ella. O siempre pueden visitar su sitio web y seguirlos en Instagram y Facebook, su elección.

Tengo un poquito de obsesión con los campos de juegos. Verán, cuando era pequeño, difícilmente tenía la oportunidad de jugar en ellos así que, un par de años más tarde, mi niño interior fue liberado cuanto toqué mi primer columpio y, desde entonces, he amado todo sobre un buen campo de juegos. Son lugares muy felices y creo que, en serio, necesitamos un lugar de felicidad en nuestras vidas.

Me dieron estos increíbles zapatos oxford/brogues/bostonianos de Paruno. ¿No están increíbles? Me gustan mucho. La suela multicolor es un gran detalle y, también, los hace más versátiles al añadir tres colores más a la mezcla. La única cosa negativa que tengo para estos bebés es que nunca, y digo NUNCA, deben usarlos sin calcetines. El cuero es rígido (como debe de ser) pero yo no sabía eso y mis pies pagano las consecuencias. Fuera de eso, son súper padres y cómodos.
There's still more to come with this collaboration project, stay tuned!
Love always,
Hen.

Photographer: Ana Cristina.

Currently listening: Gwen Stefani - The Sweet Escape.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Forever 21 Fall 2014.


A couple weeks ago, Forever 21 unveiled their Fall 2014 collection in a friendly brunch. The campaign features Polish model Anja Rubik and the main characteristic behind it comes with a feeling of wearing coats and feeling protected. I was actually surprised to see furry sweaters within the collection, I fell in love with them last year during my days in Seoul and it's fantastic that they're coming to the west.

The coolest thing, at least for me, was seeing that menswear arrived with full strength to the Mexican stores; you see, we didn't have that in Mexico until very recently (and only a few pieces within the stores) but not anymore. Menswear is here and it came to stay. Be sure to share your fall outfits and purchases in social media using the hashtag #F21CoatCheck and visit your nearest Forever 21 store to get ahold of some of these goodies!

// Hace un par de semanas, Forever 21 reveló su campaña para Otoño 2014 durante un brunch amistoso. La campaña tiene como centro a la modelo polaca Anja Rubik y la característica principal detrás de esto viene con una sensación de sentirse abrigado y protegido. Me sorprendió mucho ver sweaters peluditos entre la colección, me enamoré de ellos el año pasado durante mis días en Seoul y es fantástico ver que están llegando al oeste.

La cosa más padre, al menos para mí, fue ver que la ropa de hombre llegó con fuera a las tiendas mexicanas; verán, no teníamos eso en México hasta hace muy poco (y sólo unas cuantas piezas en las tiendas) pero ya no más. La ropa de hombre llegó para quedarse. Asegúrense de compartir sus compras y atuendos otoñales en redes sociales usando #F21CoatCheck y visiten su tienda Forever 21 más cercana para conseguir cosas buena onda como éstas.
More stuff featuring Forever 21 will come soon, so stay tuned!
Love always,
Hen.