Fancy Pants

kate and alix-rose are two talented cape town locals who i’ve come to know via twitter (the internet never ceases to bring me joy it seems). kate is a copywriter with a great penchant for fashion, and alix-rose is a photographer whose work i’m always excited to see over at her blog. they’ve done some pretty awesome self-motivated shoots before, so i was thrilled when kate asked if i’d like to feature their latest collaboration. which. is. amazing. i might have said “holy eff balls” when i first got a sneak peak. the colour palettes alone are enough to make me weak at the knees.

Fancy Pants. photographed by alix-rose cowie, styled by kate desmarais, modeled by lee-anne johnson, cover page by michael tymbios (who i previously posted about here). the shoot took place at cape town city hall (which is the most exquisite location i’ve seen in a while) and much of the clothing was sourced from nice people at the You Me and Everyone We Know market – the last one of the season is happening this friday.

hey, fashion magazine editors – are you reading this? you should snap up these two. stat.

please click on the images to see them in all their glory.

clothes courtesy of thrift cape townvamp clothinglondon road vintagemaria mccloythe rah rah roomfriend or foe, second time around, you me and everyone we knowneighbourgoods marketmarket on main.

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17 Responses to Fancy Pants

  1. Oh Dear Megan Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 8:21 am #

    I am blown away! I have always been a fan of this talented duo… but this time they have outdone themselves! The combination of there talents is something to behold! Well done ladies!

  2. The Pessimiss Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 8:31 am #

    So mooi, and what a location! Colour in the glorious gloom.

  3. mathew Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 8:34 am #

    these are seriously great!

  4. leelee Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 8:38 am #

    Holy shitake mushrooms! Omgeesus alix and kate have done it again! Its genius! I love it! I think I died and went to fashion/stylist/photography heaven!

  5. Thomas Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 9:49 am #

    Well done you two!

    Really liking these! :)

  6. amymaybe Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 10:01 am #

    Un-flippin-believable. Shocked. Flabbergasted. So proud. Is this for real? Still shocked.
    Nothing makes me happier than seeing people use their talents xx loves my raheey.

  7. jane Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 10:05 am #

    These are beautiful! Amazing work ladies.

  8. Talya Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 10:37 am #

    Really stunning!

  9. Thomas Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 10:55 am #

    Wow! these are genius!

  10. DylanC Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 11:24 am #

    Really great work ..
    Subtle, luscious, elegant

  11. Edelweissnyc Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 12:59 pm #

    Very cool, I keep meaning to share this band with you. I think you might like them. They are called Dirty Gold. They just came out with their EP Road about a month ago. They have a California surfer vibe to them. Just thought I would share!

    Here is their website

    http://dirtygoldmusic.com/

  12. Caitlin Rose Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 4:42 pm #

    wow, these are pretty impressive!

  13. Vivian de Waal Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 6:25 pm #

    These are hot…. totally love lee ann aswel :)

  14. andrea Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 6:27 pm #

    wow, these two are seriously talented!! i love the color palettes as well!

  15. VISI Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 7:35 pm #

    The shoot is simply exquisite. Raw yet wonderfully sophisticated! And we love the fact that the City Hall is getting some TLC of late.

  16. Curious Constellation Tuesday 24 May, 2011 at 8:23 pm #

    Wow, the photos are brilliant! & it’s great to get all the links to local vintage.

  17. Christine Thursday 2 June, 2011 at 10:08 am #

    Model is my cousin and i am SO proud of her becouse she is STUNNING!!!

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