Presenting: The Pele Dress

Posted on Apr 16, 2014
Presenting: The Pele Dress

After eight years of suppressing inspiration, ideas, skill, and desire due to modest means, I’ve finally figured out a way to actualize my fashion designer dreams! Instead of taking on the daunting task of a full-blown collection, I plan to trickle my concoctions out into the world piece by pretty piece. The first of which […]

Folk Princess: Anya Dionne 2014 Look Book

Posted on Mar 27, 2014
Folk Princess: Anya Dionne 2014 Look Book

When I die at the ripe ol’ age of 115, please bury me in an Anya Dionne high-waisted, floor length sequin skirt. xo Anneke All Clothing: Anya Dionne Photos: Jess Bobyn Hair + Makeup: Trena Laine Styling: Carlene Nichols

New York Skyline

Posted on Mar 13, 2014
New York Skyline

Couples cuddled on driftwood, soaking up the unusually mild temperatures that mellowed the rocky Williamsburg shore. They casually glanced at our impromtu shoot location on the crumbling brick wall. It lead their eyes past us, over the lapping waters of The East River, to Manhattan’s impressive skyline, it’s buildings highlighted by the sun’s late afternoon […]

Brooklyn Street Art

Posted on Mar 5, 2014
Brooklyn Street Art

Prompted by my friend Kate’s encouragement, Ken and I spent nearly half of our time in New York across the water exploring Brooklyn. Friday night found us sipping on sangria and negronies at cozy gem, The Meatball Shop, but the real exploration began Sunday morning. We met the smiling and artfully disheveled Kate at Rosarito’s […]

New York City Photo Diary

Posted on Feb 28, 2014
New York City Photo Diary

A few snaps from our time in New York City this past weekend. Enjoy! xo Anneke The New York City skyline captured from Brooklyn Bridge Park The Meatball Shop in Williamsburg Views from The High Line in Chelsea Over looking the city from the Empire State Building A behind the scenes shot from my collaboration […]

The Orange Lip: How To Wear Spring 2014′s Hottest Beauty Trend

Posted on Feb 18, 2014
The Orange Lip: How To Wear Spring 2014′s Hottest Beauty Trend

Unfolding as one of Spring 2014’s biggest beauty trends, the orange lip has long been embraced by yours truly as a fresh and youthful alternative to berry and blush options. Although some runways have taken the trend into extreme territory, my favourite way to wear it is with a minimal eye, a hint of peach […]

Behind the Scenes: Holt Renfrew’s “Talking Trends with Lisa Tant”

Posted on Feb 14, 2014
Behind the Scenes: Holt Renfrew’s “Talking Trends with Lisa Tant”

Fiddling with my borrowed camera from the sidelines resulted in some unique captures at Holt Renfrew’s spring trend session, thanks to a well-placed doorway. Fully styled, the models’ outfits were adjusted while waiting for their cue from the knowledgeable and engaging Lisa Tant. xo Anneke p.s. Check in next week for my favourite featured trend! […]

What I Wore: Schmancy Style 2014

Posted on Feb 11, 2014
What I Wore: Schmancy Style 2014

“Want to shoot indoors instead?” I asked hopefully, my frost-bitten fingers firmly crossed. “Absolutely!” Jess responded immediately. A look of relief shined through the fog of breath that seeped past her shivering lips. My minus 25, one block walk to her car after Schmancy Style was enough to encourage us to reconsider our intended outdoor […]

5 Tips For Fashion Show Attendees: Schmancy Style 2014

Posted on Feb 7, 2014
5 Tips For Fashion Show Attendees: Schmancy Style 2014

Despite having sat in front rows, mingled in middle rows, and stood in back rows of an excessive number of fashion shows, last Thursday’s Schmancy Style threw me for a loop.  It reminded me of a few things that will help fashion show attendees make the most of an event that doesn’t go quite as […]

Faux Fur Convert

Posted on Jan 30, 2014
Faux Fur Convert

While scrutinizing the Flashpoint feature in Fashion Magazine’s February issue, I was drawn not only to the shiny and sparkly looks represented by the “Foiled Shine” trend round up in which I was included, but by our page neighbours slightly north, “Hot Fuzz”. The fluffy fashion statements cajouled me to, at long last, don my […]