Saturday, January 24, 2015

in Brooklyn for Creem Magazine

Just in time I got back to New York, Creem magazine published an interview and a story I shot here last time. Check out more here -

Anni Jurgenson is no stranger to the fashion industry. When she was just 15, she was scouted in her native Estonia thanks to the popularity of her fashion blog, Style Hurricane. However, Anni operates on both sides of the industry; nearly five years after her discovery, she not only models and blogs, but she also designs one-of-a-kind, avant grade ear cuffs. We talked to Anni about her designs, her inspirations, and what’s on her radar for the future.

Shot on a chilly but sunny day in November in the parks and streets of Bushwick, Brooklyn. Styled by fellow model Kelsey @ Marilyn Agency
photographer SAM LIVM
hair & makeup SARA BROWNLEE

Friday, January 23, 2015

Garment District

39th street between 8th and 9th avenues 

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Paris notes

My notes from the recent Paris trip were published in the latest issue of Arter. Next one will be from New York already!

Tuesday, January 13, 2015


The other day I was cleaning up my computer's hard drive and found this little gem from the year 2011. It was just the moment before sunset in Austin, Texas where we were shooting an editorial for Teen Vogue

Friday, January 2, 2015

breakfast 2x

A few ideas in case you are already tired of yogurt and cereal every morning. 

2 mashed bananas + 2 tsp acai powder, topped with blueberries, strawberries, banana, coconut flakes, walnuts and bee pollen

 2 mashed bananas with 1 tsp matcha powder, topped with banana, blueberries, walnuts, pumpkin seeds and coconut flakes

Ear cuffs' recent press features

End of the year for treating me good! I hope there's a lot more to come this year.

Red gradient dangle feather ear cuff in Vogue Portugal November 2014

Three pearl drop ear cuff in Anne&Stiil's Christmas gift guide

Red gradient dangle feather ear cuff in Vogue Portugal January 2015

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Happy New Year!

2015 - better be a good year!

Exhibition Celestial Travel by botanical artist Duy Anh Nhan Duc at Colette in Paris
“Voyage Céleste” is a dreamlike creation around an elusive plant, the delicate dandelion.

also watch this magical video

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

David Mallett hair salon & care

David Mallett's salon is the go-to place in Paris when your hair needs a fix. Huge rooms with high ceilings are filled with pleasant scent of David's own scented candles, amazing taxidermy, a mix of modern and vintage furniture, stylish hairdressers and even better looking clients.
To maintain the post salon look in your hair, David Mallett offers his own haircare line in beautifully designed bottles. I have been devoted to the amazing hair serum for a year already and just got an extra bottle. Now I'm also giving a try to the newest product, The Australian Salt Spray.
(kusjuures tooted on ka Eestis saadaval, Creme de la Creme'is Viru Keskuses)

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Café Kitsuné

Maybe you have heard of clothing brand and record label Maison Kitsuné but there's a chance you didn't know they actually also operate a super cool coffee shop in Paris. It's hidden in the courtyard of Palais Royal, one of my favourite spots in the city. By the way, kitsune means "fox" in Japanese and Japan influences are felt at the café as well (matcha lattes!). Good coffee, fresh cold-pressed juices, gluten free cookies - a rare sight in Paris!

Café Kitsuné
 51 Galerie de Montpensier, 75001 Paris

Hot chocolate with matcha

Although the place itself is tiny, you can always take a coffee and sit on one the benches in the park or by the fountain.

Friday, December 19, 2014

upside down Christmas

25-metres tall Christmas tree at Galeries Lafayette department store in Paris

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Le Noir

A story for SVA Magazine shot in New York is finally out!
barely recognizing myself with dark lips and septum piercing...

photographer: Mae Richards
styling: Madeline Cimone
make-up: Joseph Carrillo
hair: Brittan White

Monday, December 8, 2014

Dior on Avenue Montaigne

why why make a pretty bag (not that it really is very pretty) and attach some ugly charm onto it

Sunday, December 7, 2014

At an antique market

What's better to do on a sunny Saturday than visit one of many flea markets in Paris. 
Vendors offer all sorts of old and odd things and although they don't seem to make many sales, they sure seem to have a great time, having lunch and wine breaks with the fellow sellers.

The only food stall offers casual foie gras' sandwiches accompanied by a glass of wine.. no hot dogs no soda anywhere. 

Saturday, December 6, 2014

kawaii Paris

 Can't decide between Asian and French cuisine, have them both.. Sadaharu AOKi patisserie blends Japanese flavours with traditional French sweets. 
They have black sesame eclairs, matcha green tea croissants and a wide selection of different macarons. I also saw they sold black packaged sesame ice cream, temptation was big, but no (for 15€). Have to go back to Japan for that!

(four locations in Paris)
35 rue de vaugirard 75006 Paris near the Luxembourg Garden

matcha and black sesame macarons. Loved them! Favours were strong and macarons overall weren't as sweet as usually. 

Friday, December 5, 2014

Surreal world

Quite often (actually almost always) I find myself browsing through fashion magazines and thinking why the hell we need so many photos in this world... most of them are simply bland, uninspiring and boring. I keep thinking how a big team consisting of photographer, stylist, make-up artists, hair stylists, models, assistants etc spent so much time creating a story and in the end it doesn't have any purpose... On the other hand, some days you see something that restores the faith in fashion and photography. 
Like the story "Surreal World" below.  Well, you can't expect anything less when you have Tim Walker and Tilda Swinton together. 

Tilda Swinton in 'The Surreal World' by Jacob K. & Tim Walker, W Magazine, December 2014.