Salem’s Scissors 2018 Spring Ediflorial

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Do I love flowers or nice underthings more?

Close call.

Last month I had the honor of creating fresh wearables for the Salem’s Scissors Spring 2018 Ediflorial (get it? Ediflorial/editorial?).

Click here for the fab lookbook! 

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Poe’s crown is made with iris, rose and acacia– one of my fav types of greenery, as I have memories harvesting buckets and buckets of it in California.

Alex Butterfield (Butterfield Photography) was our photographer, assisted by Francisco Escobar Mendez (Let’s Be Frank Photography). Working with them was a real treat. Alex was very thoughtful and made sure to get some shots just for me—that is, where the flowers were in the spotlight. I am very particular about how the flowers look <insert laugh/cry emoji and eyeroll emoji> but he welcomed my direction on set, and to that, I am very appreciative!

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Salem’s Scissors handmade lingerie is special. It’s an impressive one-woman show featuring Sabrina Spörk Woodling.

Not only do I like to support people in my community, and women following their dreams/working for themselves, I like to surround myself with items that were crafted by actual hands, nearby (read: with heart, and locally).

Read more about Sabrina here. 

 

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Liliana in a mix & match set (Florencia top and Taylor bottoms) and a dozen-rose tribute to Frida.

Sophia Johnson did everyone’s makeup so flawlessly. Hair was done by Allie Hesse. Hearteyes for Nicole’s braid and Wylee’s curls (below).

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Wylee in killer hair and makeup.
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Nicole in the Taylor top and Florencia bottoms. What’s cooler: the fabric was actually designed by Nicole herself!

Sabrina is currently working on a few items for me and I can’t wait! I chose the dark bouquet fabric (pictured below) paired with black mesh for the undies and dark violet velvet for the bra. As for styles, I got the Taylor set with removable Kitty Klips, which is what Katrina is wearing below. Sabrina is also making me six-clip garter belt and another pair of the high-waisted undies with hot hot pink velvet and a super-summery, bright floral print. Wheee!

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Katrina debuting “Kitty Klips” — added to the Taylor set.

Check out the Salem’s Scissor’s Etsy to place an order, and visit Instagram to see a whole gallery of lingerie sets in the making.

You can find the lovely people who modeled these skivvies and flowers on Instagram: Liliana, Poe, Nicole/ Tangibly Teal Creations, Wylee, Mikaela and Katrina.

Special thanks also to Cori Taylor who was the ever-helpful assistant.


behind the scenes

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Poe snaps a selfie on set
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Liliana: lingerie as outerwear! Photo by Ediflorial.
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Alex and Katrina– they are pros! Photo by Sophia.
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Outside the studio it was still winter. Mikaela wears a little floral fascinator hat and jumpsuit made by shoot assistant and awesome seamstress Cori Taylor. Photo by Ediflorial.
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