When we first moved into our new office in the historic George Brown House in Toronto, we liked to pretend that we had stumbled onto the set of Downton Abbey. Almost every detail of this 1876 home was lovingly captured in our issue 16 photoshoot, ”Living in Print.”
Wornette Chayonika Chandra puts the power in power clashing as she blends into and boldly contrasts the walls (and floor) of our new home.
video and text // Daniel Reis end animation // Barry Potter photography // Lisa Kannakko art direction // Serah-Marie McMahon and G. Stegelmann styling // Lydia Chan and Kaya-Marisa Meadows
In June, WORN took a road trip to Montreal to launch Issue 16 and take part in a summery shoot for former wornette Emily Raine’s amazing CultMTL. What better way to spend the perfect summer day than with flowers, food, and fashion?
With T-minus 10 minutes before we began our photoshoot “Mothership Connection,” we had to go over our checklist. Sequin dresses? Check. Gold-leaf eyelashes? Check. A year’s supply of aluminum foil? Double check. Finally, we were ready for launch.
Models Lydia Ogwang and Rina Sieh were our queens of the galaxy, regal in celestial metallics and galactic eyeshadow. Mission control was lead by photographer Allison Staton and our styling team of Casie Brown, Lydia Chan, and Kaya-Marisa Meadows.
We were a little worried when the rain wouldn’t stop during our 90-minute drive to Sunderland, Ontario. We caught a break when we arrived at the home of Judith and Viktor Tinkl, who hosted us for our issue 16 photoshoot “Magnetic Field”. The rain had stopped but thank goodness the clouds didn’t part, because we got to take advantage of perfect lighting conditions for such a shoot.
Captured by photographer Chelsee Ivan and styled by Eliza-Trent-Rennick (along with Casie Brown and Zoe Vos), model Jenna Danchuk is never upstaged by the towering, spellbinding sculptures inhabiting the Tinkl property.
The rain returned as we left the location, almost like a curtain closing on a strange, beautiful fable.
video and text // Daniel Reis end animation // Barry Potter