Little did he know, Riley was already on my dream consumer record when he reached out within the spring of 2019 for his first spherical of brand name portraits. I bear in mind seeing the e-mail coming in and considering “this should be God’s means of letting me know we’re heading in the right direction.”
We have just lately determined to lean into model pictures extra intentionally (versus the sporadic periods I have been reserving, which I’ve all the time did not market after)), and Riley is on the brief record I make of enterprise house owners. with pleasure at some point working with. And positive sufficient, just some weeks after I made that record, the e-mail got here.
I can not consider her first shoot was three years in the past! Riley’s enterprise has *exploded* since then- she’s had a watershed 2019 already, and watching her explode on this planet of artwork, illustration and textile design is so thrilling! Final Spring he launched a line of wallpapers and textiles, along with collaborations he admires – working with firms like Dogwood Hill, Moda Operandi, Solly Child, Sister Parish and plenty of others.
Her work is immediately recognizable – her hilarious illustrations and experiments with new media maintain her viewers watching with bated breath to see what she is going to dream up subsequent.
Capturing for Riley was a dream- keen to do no matter it took to make her shoot a hit, trusting me with the marginally goofy concepts, and the kindest soul to spend the time. For spherical 2, I had the pleasure of assembly Riley’s proper hand man, Catherine! The 2 make a tremendous duo, and take heed to their conversations about how the model scales and the thought and intent that goes into every new assortment and collaboration.
Riley & Catherine, thanks for trusting me with this, once more! I am extra happy with you than I can say, after watching you’re employed and develop with such objective over the previous few years. I can not wait to see the place you go subsequent, and JOY to dream and create with you!