La Danse


I’m really excited to be sharing these photos! Megan and I came together via our mutual girly love for ballet (did you know I danced for ten years?) and decided to outfit two lovely ladies in the finest from our respective shops, spending an afternoon in a dance studio, shooting photos and marveling over the surprising awesomeness of a cut-up pair of sweatpants. Sure, ballet stuff is undeniably a trend right now, but these images still come from within our frilly pink hearts. I also have to mention that when I got home I found my knees covered in bruises (from shooting), and got an immediate “BLACK SWAN!” accusation from dalas.













Photos: Anja Verdugo (yours truly!)
Clothing: Summerland and Clever Nettle
Accessories: Fieldguided, Giant Dwarf, The Vamoose
Styling & Hair: m. bardeaux
Makeup: Nica Demaria
Models: Kiely McDaniel and Meredith Adelaide

See more on Cat Party and my flickr.

  • http://www.noussnouss.com alice

    The photos are wonderful. They look so simple, but so perfect. Beautiful!

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  • Gracie

    These are very beautiful, the lighting, the poses, how well chosen the clothes are, I love one of the models faces, it’s so expressive, I think it’s the one called Meredith.

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  • http://kellylauren.blogspot.com Kelly

    ohhh this takes me back. I love so many of the clothing items, but it’s funny I can tell they aren’t really dancers! I guess that’s just how it is when I was one myself. The cutout dress is my favorite and I love the contrast/tone of all the photographs!

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  • http://www.olivegreenanna.blogspot.com olive green anna

    wow. what a delightful photoshoot! It makes me want to put on my tights and tutu and prance around!

    Thanks a bunch for sharing.

    anna

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  • http://charlotteauzou.wordpress.com Charlotte AUZOU

    I love the dresses from Alexandra Grecco. Great styling, it suits ballet dancers really well…

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  • http://rlchateau.blogspot.com julia

    This is the most amazing photo shoot I’ve seen in a long time – really fabulous! Well done Anja!! :)

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  • http://lapetitenina.com Marina palovaara

    sugar-sweet and lovely colors.. soft and dreamy.. I like it!

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  • http://bettyscandretti.com betty scandretti

    Just gorgeous – I love the hair and makeup design as well as the beautiful clothes!

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  • http://helloambition.blogspot.com caroline

    wow, amazing. I love all the styling and the color palette!

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  • Rachel

    amazing. i really like the bag in pictures 6 and 12, who made it? i would like to use it as my ballet bag (yes, i am a dancer). thank you!

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  • http://yellowgreenwatering.blogspot.com/ meili

    pppp yeah i love the outffit definetly !!!
    the colors !!

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  • http://jademsheldonphotography.blogspot.com/ Jade Sheldon

    These are incredible! You have outdone yourself Anja!

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  • http://kittenpawsvintage.blogspot.com Tiffany

    wow!!! Anja, these are absolutely stunning! You did an amazing job.

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  • http://callaomalley.blogspot.com Calla

    This shoot is so lovely, perfect, and inspiring! Great work!

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  • Elle

    I really want the tote bag! Wild Heart is one of my favourite Stevie Nicks songs. Is it possible to buy it?

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  • http://picontagious.blogspot.com Nataya Picontagious

    Beautiful….love it, and the stars for the hair…good idea:)

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  • Karen Patrick

    Such cute outfits. I really like the hearts at the back of the dresses. Nice. NFA trust

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