Hartford Fashion Week... From Hair and Makeup to Runway Ready!

This year, for Hartford Fashion Week, I was paired up with Chinnyere McPherson.  Chinnyere is a young, vibrant designer working with beautiful colors, textures and patterns in the line of clothing she was showcasing on the runway at Hartford Fashion Week 2018. It was so fun to get to know her from our initial meeting, to a behind the scenes shoot at her studio on the top floor of the Dirt Salon in Hartford CT, a few weeks ago. Right up until her show day, last Friday Night at Colt Building East in Hartford CT.  Chinnyere's designs were the last one's on the runway Friday Night, but the day was spent with the models getting hair and makeup done at her Dirt Salon Studio space. Last minute sewing, model calls, and music made up the early afternoon. Then we all rushed over to the Colt Building for the big night.  It really was exciting and fun!  I am so glad I had a behind the scenes glimps into the world of high fashion in Hartford CT!  

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A LOT of work went into this amazing show.... I am not sure these images can do it justice, but seriously, this was A LOT of work! Chinnyere has a great team and some serious support, and they were all working like crazy to bring this vision to reality.  Chinnyere's designs are beautiful they are truly wearable art! 

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I loved getting to capture the behind the scenes moments for Chinnyere McPherson and her models.... I hope to work with them all again sometime, and I covet Chinnyere's sequin pants for sure! Thank you to Chinnyere McPherson for letting me tag along, Katrina Orsini and all of Hartford Fashion Week for bringing this amazing event to Hartford CT!