Red Kimono Photoshoot

I’ve been wanting to do this photoshoot for awhile now and yesterday I finally got to do it and am so happy with the results. My inspiration was my beautiful kimono mixed with one of Dita Von Teese’s performances, “Opium Den,” which is the costume she was wearing when I first met her.  This particular performance definitely inspired me in this shoot and I felt like I was channeling a bit of Dita. I even donned her lingerie under my robe.

I love these photos and a huge thank you to my guy Nima Sorat for shooting me. I hope you all enjoy my burlesque kimono photos.

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Makeup Worn:

Eye Shadow: All from Jeffree Star Cosmetics, Blood Sugar palette

Eye Liner: Clinique Pretty Easy liner and Schwing by The Balm

Lipstick: Beauty Bakerie Lip Whip in Bowl of Cherries

Foundation: Maybelline Fit Me Matte and Poreless Foundation

Powder: La Mer Setting Powder

Brows: Brow Bar, True Brow Makeover Kit by Reema

Blush: Marbled Light illuminating blush by Ciate’ London

 

XOXO CARLIE

Steampunk Burlesque Photo Shoot (Part 2)

Here is Part 2 of my sexy steampunk burlesque photo shoot with Jordan Giuliani. In this part 2 photoshoot, I was photographed on a couch in many different sexy poses and instead of my pencil skirt from part 1 of this shoot, I wore my ruffled burlesque performance shorts with of course my high high heels. I love part 2 of this shoot! ENJOY!!!!

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The Dark Side of Lily

  You all saw my very spooky and awesome post titled, “Pretty Ghouls,” where my girl Sandy made me a dark Princess Lily ring from the movie, “Legend,” and she put a fabulous idea in my head to do an interpretation of the makeup she wore when the character “Darkness,” aka Tim Curry changes her from the innocent princess Lily to the dark goth-like princess. Here are some photos of me channeling the darkness of Lily. This makeup was a lot of fun to do. I also included a makeup tutorial of how I created this look with all the products I used. Enjoy and thank you again Sandy!

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PRODUCTS I USED:

Foundation: Wet n Wild, photo focus foundation in Porcelain, fair/pale.

Powder: Makeup Forever ultra hd micro finishing pressed powder.

Eyes: KatVonD MetalMatte eyeshadow palette, “Jet”.

LimeCrime, “Venus 2” palette, “Boot”.

KatVonD MetalMatte eyeshadow palette, “Synergy” and “Flash”.

NYX roll on shimmer in “Nude”.

Eyebrows: Anastasia dipbrow in “Chocolate”.

Mascara: L’Oréal voluminous butterfly in Black/Noir.

Beauty Mark: The Balm in Schwing

Lipstick: LimeCrime in “Black Velvet”.

Steampunk Burlesque Photo Shoot (Part 1)

Here is my another recent photo shoot that I did titled, “Steampunk Burlesque,” photographed by good friend Jordan Giuliani who as you know did my  “Vintage Springtime Pinup” photo set. If you haven’t seen the photos from that shoot, scroll down or just click on the title, “Vintage Springtime Pinup.”

I love Steampunk and as do Jordan. As a matter of fact, I first met Jordan at a  group photo shoot called, “Steampunk Circus,” where he was the conductor/ringmaster and I was a siamese twin with my girlfriend who had never done a shoot before. It was such a fun day.  Aww memories!

One of the things I really enjoy shooting  with Jordan is how he enjoys showing off  the  beauty and Joie de Vivre of women without being raunchy or to “in your face” He also loves shooting photographs where he portrays women as very powerful beings.

I decided to showcase my new images in two different parts here instead of one enormous blog post to show off the different variations. 

   PART ONE:  We actually first shot in my art studio where I donned my  red, black, and gold steampunk waist corset, black pencil shirt, black high heels, and one of my fabulous and gorgeous bras from the equally fabulous and gorgeous Dita Von Teese. 

I HOPE YOU ENJOY THIS SHOOT AND THANK YOU!

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