(Ad)dress to Impress
When Adam Wilson from Fresh Brick approached Natalie and I to collaborate with him for a Hamilton Magazine editorial, I was beyond excited. We share the same love for historic homes and heritage details, so I knew the property he was planning to feature would be beautiful. A stately, Georgian home, both traditional and timeless in style, it definitely makes a lasting impression. It has a certain grandeur that is reminiscent of the era with its keystone marble floors in the foyer, original oak floors, fireplaces as a focal point in almost every room, high baseboards and beautiful mouldings. Even the pale blue and grey paint scheme is a nod to the times.
Throughout the shoot, Adam and I chatted about the intersection between fashion and architecture. I feel we are starting to see more cross over between the two – the Frank Gehry designed Louis Vuitton Foundation museum in Paris is an example. Fashion is very much about lifestyle, and brand and boutiques are starting to embrace this. I love The Apartment by The Line in New York. Here you can shop fashion and beauty products, home décor and original art styled perfectly in context in an intimate loft in Soho. For this editorial, we collaborated with our friends at Hanley's in Ancaster. They carry so many of my favourite labels – Vince, Theory and Tibi (to name a few) as well as Canadian designers like Jennifer Torosian, Judith & Charles and LINE Knitwear. We knew that the looks we styled with Hanley's would compliment this beautiful home. I'm so excited to share some of the photos from the editorial (and some that didn't make the cut!) You can read the full feature in the spring issue of Hamilton Magazine or online here.