Rose & Serenity

At the beginning of the year I sat down with my pen and paper to brainstorm ways that I can express myself in a creative way.  The first idea would go to how I brand myself.  Speaking of myself as a person I don’t think I can only show myself one way, I have a lot of different layers. Sometimes I'm chill and laid back and other times I like to let out the little diva in me.  But when it comes to my brand, New Lux I really want to let my brand speak for itself.

I started this project to create a style for my brand and to bring more creative, well thought out imagery. I love for my images to tell a story and with this photo shoot I was able to accomplish that. Also, I'm a true believer in being feminine, graceful and being well mannered (that seems like thing of the past) and I wanted to convey the feminine and sophisticated look that I love throughout my brand. I thought this ballerina look was the perfect concept to start with in really having a well thought out photo concept that people can relate to.

This photo session with Jendayiasha was inspired by the Pantone colors of the year. The colors Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace, so genius. Check out my darling tulle skirt, I always fall in love when I see a tulle skirt because they are so dainty and fun. This look that I pulled together can be worn for a special occasion and is easy to put together. I even wore a tulle skirt at my bridal shower (if you missed my Kate Spade themed bridal shower click here.) Jendayiasha did and excellent job at capturing the intention of this project.

What better way to end this blog post then with a beautiful sonnet that portrays imagery through language where Shakespeare compares the women he loves to a summers day.

Sonnet 18

Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate:
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,
And summer's lease hath all too short a date:
Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines,
And often is his gold complexion dimm'd;
And every fair from fair sometime declines,
By chance or nature's changing course untrimm'd;
But thy eternal summer shall not fade
Nor lose possession of that fair thou owest;
Nor shall Death brag thou wander'st in his shade,
When in eternal lines to time thou growest:
So long as men can breathe or eyes can see,
So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.
 - William Shakespeare