Oh Snap – A 1930s Photoshoot

A couple weeks ago we had the opportunity to shoot with a stunning woman, Rachel, who transformed from a hip, modern gal into a statuesque Joan Crawford movie star.

Love these shoes. LOVE. Evelyn 1930s Oxfords in tan/brown by Royal Vintage

We shot at the University of Nevada, Reno, in the evening just before the sun went down. The light was soft and lovely and the historic buildings provided a lovely backdrop.

Evelyn 1930s Oxfords by Royal Vintage

The dress was made from McCall’s M7153, an “Archive Collection” design from 1933 with fun Art Deco lapped seams. We paired the dress with our new “Evelyn” oxfords in tan/brown for a very ’30s sportswear look.

It was a group effort, this shoot. Abby, Rachel, and I all worked on Rachel’s hair and makeup. Rachel was a real sport for looking so elegant on a rather chilly April evening here in the mountains.

The Particulars:
Dress: Made by Lauren from McCall’s M7153
Sunglasses: Charming Charlie
Model: Rachel Huffman
Styling: Abby Cox
Photography: Lauren Stowell

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