Paris Fashion Week Images

What a difference a day makes.  Fashion style on the street and from the front rows on behalf of magazine JUSTLUXE.com from Paris 2017-2018.  Can’t wait for the upcoming seasons in 2018! All photos are by me except where noted.  

Statements: Paris Architecture Speaks

When I photograph architecture, I don’t really want to tell the entire story, just a unique piece of it.  There are plenty of touristic photos out there, but looking closer at what the artisans and designers might look at:  Where is the point of entry?  What colors define the space and where does the human…

Paris Street Photography: My iphone in Paris

Paris streets are legendary for their beauty.  But after many years of visits and living all over the city these typical images just pass me by.  I am fascinated by the corners, side pockets and underground areas of one of the world’s oldest cities; their lively dedication to the printed word, the newspaper, the book…

Fashion Week Photography Paris 2014

Our photography coverage of the Paris Spring Collections, with designers ranging from NEHERA to Issey Miyake and a newcomer.  All photos shot with an iPhone and existing light.  Editorial can be found at: http://www.justluxe.com (The Luxe Lounge) where I am a fashion writer.

CHEKOV’s Three Sisters: A Poetic Experience

As costume supervisor for this production in 2008, the final work was a team effort of the costume designer, the wardrobe staff and a shop of students who worked very hard creating this unique production.  Outside vendors such as rental agencies, university costume stock and a uniform company re-created the looks that made this huge…

ACADEMY AWARDS: Red Carpet Stylist with Hayari Paris

  This Hayari Paris gown was styled by Pikke Allen and seen by a billion people when the moment came to award the Oscar for “Best Screenplay” for “The Descendents” our client stood up to congratulate her husband and well….the rest is history! The gown was fitted on the client with a hand-trimmed silk tulle…

Indie Film: Low Budget Period Film

This indie film short was set in the depression period.  The two main characters, a father and son, who live in a small town, talk about how they will find a graduation suit for high school graduation, since the boy had achieved the highest marks in his class. “The Blue Serge Suit” The low budget…

Modern Odyssey: Anonymous

Modern tragic journeys, a  young man in search of himself and a factory of women who work all day, all night. Stories of the immigrant experience are told against the backdrop of a Greek Tragedy. These clothes came from things forgotten and left behind.  Dyed, aged,  distressed and assembled to create a world view that…