Pony Steppin’ Up

Pony Steppin’ Up

On Ponystep this morning, I got a pleasant Michelle Jank surprise.  Sadly not another necklace (Jank, I officially hold your necklace responsible for people oggling my chest and it ain't because I've got any interestin' goods going on in that department…)  Ponystep has started doing editorials in addition to articles and interviews and Jank has styled this shoot with photographer Paul Scala.

"It was a mediation on using waste and unloved material to hopefully create something unexpected, something a little beautiful."

Garbage bag fashion isn't a new concept of course but I do believe this is one of the finest photographed examples I've seen in a while.  It might have something to do with the Marnie Skillings garments and Elke Kramer (my Aussie radar is still switched on through Kat's regular emails…) being worked into the styling as well that harnesses those plastic sacks into something that I might almost kid myself into thinking I too could wear… thought banished pronto.

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  1. calamityjem

    2009-04-08 at 8:14 PM

    I love the idea of creating something stunning from binbags & what a gorgeous shoot too.

  2. Melanie

    2009-04-08 at 8:22 PM

    These are wonderful, the bin bags have been used and manipulated so well. Yay that Ponystep are doing editorials now!

  3. katherine

    2009-04-08 at 8:43 PM

    Just stunning, especially the last one! May not be a new concept, but I think I’ve never seen garbage bags look more chic.

  4. Eva

    2009-04-08 at 8:52 PM

    Great idea!And very good pics!

  5. Hannah

    2009-04-08 at 9:06 PM

    I really like how they used the trash bags in the last one by using them in a way they couldn’t have used another fabric! Several steps above “Derelict,” methinks.

  6. cassiopeia

    2009-04-08 at 9:13 PM

    ooooh! that’s gorgeous! loving the big hair bow 😀
    xxxc
    http://clothestohealabrokenheart.blogspot.com/

  7. Clare

    2009-04-08 at 9:36 PM

    That shoot is amazing. I love the way they’ve been blown up in the last one. Top Notch!
    http://iliketweet.blogspot.com/

  8. alanna

    2009-04-08 at 9:43 PM

    great pics. thought you had posted the lucy fizz editorial then which was also great.

  9. Rianna Bethany

    2009-04-08 at 10:30 PM

    wow these are awesome trashion picks!!!!!
    Loving it in a totally new light.
    Rianna Bethany xxxxxxxxxxx

  10. floraposte

    2009-04-08 at 10:45 PM

    The first photo looks like they are channelling mermaids!

  11. Brigadeiro

    2009-04-09 at 12:44 AM

    Amazing! Especially the last pic! And congrats on the BRITISH VOGUE feature, that’s SO unreal! 🙂
    xx

  12. Imelda Matt

    2009-04-09 at 2:16 AM

    These photographs took my breath away…I’m speechless.

  13. arline

    2009-04-09 at 5:33 AM

    Beautiful!

  14. SwanDiamondRose

    2009-04-10 at 9:17 PM

    ok that’s incredible. coming here always inspires me to not be trite! this is definitely not trite.

  15. Sunset

    2009-04-12 at 10:38 PM

    Strange, I feel like all of the garbage bags just look like leather/animal skin! Stunning editorial, though.

  16. Bego

    2009-04-20 at 9:48 PM

    it’s awesome how they can create fashion from garbage or plastic sacks!! i just have seen this pics on the fashion spot, but there are places where I can’t read more because I don’t have an invitation! 🙁
    do u know how can I get one??
    xoxoxo

  17. Bego

    2009-04-20 at 9:51 PM

    the last shoot it’s just AMAZING!

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