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Feather And Leather

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Today I get to share with you a fantastic shoot from Kat Forsyth Photography who is Gwenda of Fearless Florals’ partner in crime for shoots of the more alternative persuasion (Gwenda is also modelling!) – Her ability to capture drama and mood with both intensity and refinement is exceptional.

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“I have always had a huge affinity with the Steampunk aesthetic and had been waiting for the right concept and collaborators to come along to create a shoot in this genre.” explains Gwenda.

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The peacock feather dress had spent time languishing in my wardrobe, waiting for it’s time to shine and, paired with a this was the perfect opportunity! Anneke of Retromorphosist took the colours of the feather as inspiration for her exquisite make-up and wrangled some rather uncooperative real feather lashes into place. She also expertly tamed an unruly wig into position allowing a top hat fascinator I made for the occasion to complete the outfit.

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I used roses, hypericum, alstroemeria, waxflower and hydrangea combined with Cape Greens to create a colourful and heavily textured bouquet and table flowers.

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