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Here’s a story board I created for Siempre Mujer’s Dec/Jan 2014 Fashion Feature. The back drops are cell phone shots I took while scouting with photographer Tom Corbett, who eventually shot the story. The inspiration for the feature was Cinderella, a concept that our then fashion editor, Haymme Marin dreamed up, right before moving on from Siempre Mujer. When Tom and I were scouting we instantly knew that we wanted to inject this story with as much drama as humanely possible to show off the dresses. So, we decided to create a dark and moody setting using a smoke machine and a cathedral lighting. As always, we needed to find the right model to fit the role of our “Cinderella”. While casting, I tried to find a model who looked somewhat innocent, but who could also evoke a level of edge and sophistication. Here’s who we decided on.

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Equally as important, we had to find a stylist who could pull the dramatic dresses that we needed for the story. We decided to go with Cannon from Judy Casey and he DID NOT disappoint. Hair was done by George Ortiz with Contact NYC and Make up was done by Javier Romero. Manicure by Titilayo Bankole with BA-Reps. With the team assembled, we got busy..

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Here are two behind the scene shots  documenting our production, taken by our Executive Editor Zuania Capo.

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Photo by Zuania Capo

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Photo by Zuania Capo

To learn a little more about our shoot check this link:

http://www.ba-reps.com/news/tom-corbett-s-cinderella-in-central-park

Creative Director: Stacy Marchelos

Photo Editor: David Cooper

Photography: Tom Corbett

Wardrobe: Cannon

Market Editor: Erin Mcsherry

Hair: George Ortiz

Make up: Javier Romero

Happy New Year and stay warm!

D.

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I wanted to share a few stories from our Oct/Nov 13 issue that we’re really proud of here at Siempre Mujer. I won’t be too wordy about it, so just take a look.

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Photography: Jeff Harris

Prop Styling: Mariana Vera For Halley Resources

Stylist: Haymme Marin (Watch Story)

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Photography: Tom Corbett

Make up: Griselle Rosario For Ken Barboza

Hair: Jeanie Syfu for ARTMIX BEAUTY

Manicure: Tracylee for Sally Hanson

Re-touching: Edward Caruso

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Photography: Brian Doben

Wardrobe: Ellen Silverstein

Hair: Eloise Cheung For WSM

Make Up: Brian Duprey For Judy Casey

Manicure: Titilayo Bankole for Ba-reps.com

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Photography: Brian Doben

Hair and Make up: Gregg Hubbard for BA-Reps

Hope you enjoyed it! We think it was a great issue. (We being, Cristy Marrero, Editor In Chief, Stacy Marchelos, Creative Director, Zuania Capo, Executive Editor, Jessica Torres, Associate Life Style and Beauty Editor, Eduardo Garcia, Managing Editor and my self)

I can’t wait to share our up coming Dec/Jan 14 edition, which just so happens to be my 50th issue!!

Best,

D.

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The studio was on fire while we were shooting Siempre Mujer’s latest fashion story! The colors were hot and our model even hotter! The crew really came together to create an awesome story, and I think we all realized it from the very first shot. In the past we’ve produced our swimwear fashion features on the beaches of Mexico, St. Lucia and Miami, but this time around I wanted to try something different. I wanted to show case COLOR, bright popping color! So, I pitched the idea to our then executive/fashion editor, Ursula Carranza, our creative director, Stacy Marchelos and our editor in chief, Cristy Marrero, and they were all on board. Right from the jump I knew I wanted Tom Corbett to shoot, Stacey Jones to style, Javier Romero to do make up, Jeanie Syfu to do hair and Rupert Howard to build our set.¬† The only thing left to do was to find our model, the very talented Ebonee from MC2, who in my opinion took no prisoners in this story. She absolutely KILLED it! During the casting she took some really amazing graphic poses that easily convinced Ursula and I that she was the right pick for the story. Anyway, check it out for your self below. The beautiful layout was designed by our creative director, Stacy Marchelos! I’ve also included a few behind the scene shots.

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One of Ebonee’s casting photo’s I shot. Once we saw this, we knew we found our model.

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Our colorful wardrobe rack.

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Ebonee working a pose

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Ebonee still working it

Thanks for looking!

D.

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