Ahoi, I'm Marlen

Ahoi, I'm Marlen

Marlen Stahlhuth
freelance photographer // Nylon Mag, BLONDE Mag, INDIE Mag, VICE, adidas etc.
casting / photo production / visual concept creation / social media






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Call me Picasso

Advertorial: Desigual

In my opinion, there can't be enough colours in a photo or in an outfit. It's rather a matter of the colour choice and arrangement as well as the pattern. I don't know how it works but I can immediately say if I like a pattern/colour combination or not. It's like finding people attractive or not. That's usually the reason why I rarely wear patterns at all. It has to be av"love at first sight" kinda thing!

Every now and then it happens, and with this dress it definitely did. Somehow it reminded me of paintings and something I would wear being a painter in Paris (I know it screams cliche). To add to that I combined it with this little vintage barret, some John Lennon glasses and loads and loads of golden bling. I always imagined that's how artists would dress. Every day, even if they had to paint. Useless to say I would have not been a great painter, (or one without a single piece of clean clothe).

What else other than a crazy colourful outfit could an artist want?! Well a matching surrounding I would say. A graffiti covered backyard didn't seem quite right yet, so I pimped it up with a self coloured backdrop. Apparently I at least have some painting skills. I think the red worked great with the details of the dress and made especially the close ups look like little canvases bursting with colour. I wanted the end picture to look like "the artist becoming part of the finished piece". As this describes bloggers and influencers quite well in a way. A lot of us basically sell whatever piece of art we made of ourselves. Not saying that skills aren't necessary but after a certain amount of followers (and I definitely haven't reached that) it becomes easier. Picturing it like this might add to that perspective or it might just result in a bunch of pretty photos... I leave it up to you!

OUTFIT CREDITS: dress: Desigual // Barret: Vintage // Shades: RayBan // Boots: asos // blingbling: Forever21

Sept. 16, 2016

Labels: On track, Closet