Style | Freedman Shoes SS/12

Northill has been quite the adventure (take a peek at this post for more on that). Between the writing and styling and consulting is photo shoot creative direction, which just might be one of my favourite aspects of my biz. You saw the behind-the-scenes peek at the campaign shoot for Sterling Shoes and the gorgeous photos we captured, right?

Well, I didn’t take any behind-the-scenes shots at the Freedman Shoes SS/12 campaign shoot, but I thought I’d share my very favourite photo. Quite possibly of all time.

Shot at Liberty in Vancouver, the dog on the left is made of rolled-up newspaper (such a quirky home accessory!) and the dog on the right belongs to photographer Barry Gnyp. The fact that the two pups looked virtually identical was serendipitous so I thought I’d see what would happen if we posed them both in the shot. Now, it’s worth mentioning that the friendly little yorkshire terrier cross is not talent per se, so getting her to stay still for the photo was a feat and the fact that she looked in that direction for a brief second was…I don’t know — maybe there was food just out of frame.

The result is a shot I adore so much I’d like to hang it on my wall. Instead, it’s hanging on Freedman’s.

[Shoes from Freedman, dress from H&M]

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  • Reply lisa March 22, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    So cute!!

  • Reply Phanyxx March 22, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    Ha! That’s a really fantastic photo.

  • Reply Chelsey March 22, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    Love it, My fave from the shoot as well!

  • Reply J'Ann March 22, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    Love your blog! the shoot looked amazing.

  • Reply Bailey Mikell March 23, 2012 at 11:35 am

    I adore those socks. Just darling!

  • Reply Jen March 26, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    That’s so cute! I lived in Vancouver for a few months and scored a nice pair of python print Cole Haans from Freedman’s. Love your blog!

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