Monday, December 10, 2012

Not-Your-Geisha at the Salon "Design by Alexa CASTILLO"

Not-Your-Geisha at the Salon "Design by Alexa CASTILLO"


The DRESS is named Not-Your-Geisha, the inspiration came from the rich brocade silk textiles worn in Japanese Geisha kimonos.  A modern aristocrat whose appearance suggests a traveler from a far off land made the perfect inspiration.



















The set consists of the nail salon parlor and the model was chosen to represent a modern geisha combining sex-appeal with the exotic aura of her artistic makeup. The theme combined with the model  created an empowering look. 



 




The rich brocade silk,  the fitted bodice, the short length of the dress stylizing it with stilettos and a geisha hairdo & makeup completed the look by dramatizing it with edginess and fantasy, fashioning a look of Modern Monarchy.


Art Director/Producer: Alexa Castillo.
Model: Singer McClain Sullivan.
Hair & Makeup: Erica Adams.
Photographer: Keith Ketchum.
Editor: David Castillo.


Alexa Castillo
Fashion Designer
www.alexacastillo.com 

 Not-Your-Geisha "Design by Alexa CASTILLO"





Sunday, December 9, 2012

Not-Your-Geisha "Design by Alexa CASTILLO"

Not-Your-Geisha "Design by Alexa CASTILLO"



The DRESS is named Not-Your-Geisha, the inspiration came from the rich brocade silk textiles worn in the Japanese Geisha kimonos.  A modern aristocrat whose appearance suggests a traveler from a far off land made the perfect inspiration.









































The set consisted of the rustic blue and an unrefined wooden fence mix with ivy in the outskirts of a manor. The model was chosen to embody elegance with sex-appeal.  The theme contrasted with the outfit to create an empowering look.










The rich silk brocade and fitted bodice added glamour and the short length of the dress stylizing it with stilettos and a romantic hairdo & makeup completed the luxurious look of Modern Monarchy.
















Art Director/Producer: Alexa Castillo.
Model: Michal Lauren Cheshire.
Hair & Makeup: Morgan Marcley.
Photographer: Keith Ketchum.
Editor: David Castillo.


Alexa Castillo
Fashion Designer
www.alexacastillo.com  


  Not-Your-Geisha "Design by Alexa CASTILLO"





Sunday, October 21, 2012

Japan Quince "Design by Alexa CASTILLO"

Japan Quince "Design by Alexa CASTILLO"

The DRESS is named  Japan Quince, a flower found in Imperial Gardens.  The inspiration came from rich bright textiles of a Russian traditional dress.  A modern aristocratic expressing their cultural influences where ever they go made the perfect inspiration.

























The set consisted of a metropolitan white color brick wall mix with the Ivy at a manor and the model was chosen to allure elegance.  The theme combined with the outfit creates a dignified- playful look.  

























The rich brocade silk, the silk lace hem details, the fitted silhouette and the circular skirt of the dress added sophistication; stylizing it with stilettos  and a romantic hairdo & makeup completed the luxurious look of Modern Monarchy.













Art Director/Producer: Alexa Castillo.
Model: Michal Lauren Cheshire.
Hair & Makeup: Morgan Marcley.
Photographer: Keith Ketchum.
Editor: David Castillo.


Alexa Castillo
Fashion Designer
www.alexacastillo.com


Japan Quince "Design by Alexa CASTILLO"








Saturday, October 20, 2012

Cosmos "Design by Alexa CASTILLO"

Cosmos by Alexa Castillo


Giuseppe Zanotti strappy heels
$1,760 - farfetch.com


Giuseppe Zanotti strappy sandals
$1,760 - farfetch.com


Clutch
circleandsquaresf.com



Rolex diamond watch
jewelry.1stdibs.com


Diamond jewelry
badler.com


Jean patou
bergdorfgoodman.com

Cosmos "Design by Alexa CASTILLO"



The DRESS is named Cosmos, a flower found in Imperial Gardens.  The inspiration came from Astronomy, the bright galaxies, stars and meteor showers.  A modern aristocrat laid poised on discs as if a cluster of stars within a space full of galaxies made the perfect inspiration.


















The set consisted of LP Records laying around and under the model symbolizing the galaxies with the dress as the meteor shower of stars, the model chosen to represent the glamour of a shining star.  The  theme contrasted visually with outfit to recreating a classic dress into a modern luxurious look.



The rich silk brocade, the pleaded bodice, the empire waist and short length of the dress states the glamour of Hollywood; stylizing it with a strappy stilettos and an up and to the side hairdo with a sophisticated makeup makes any woman feel like star; fashioning a look of Modern Monarchy.










Art Director/Producer: Alexa Castillo.
Model: Singer McClain Sullivan.
Hair & Makeup: Erica Adams.
Photographer: Keith Ketchum.
Editor: David Castillo.


Alexa Castillo
Fashion Designer
www.alexacastillo.com 




Cosmos "Design by Alexa CASTILLO"



Thursday, October 18, 2012

Wisteria "Design by Alexa CASTILLO"

Wisteria by Alexa Castillo


Giuseppe zanotti
$1,215 - mirabella.jp


Kara Ross python clutch
bergdorfgoodman.com


Arunashi diamond jewelry
marissacollections.com


Rolex watch
portero.com



Pink amethyst earrings
scullyandscully.com


Clive christian perfume
bergdorfgoodman.com

Wisteria "Design by Alexa CASTILLO"

The COAT is named Wisteria, a flower found in Imperial Gardens.  The inspiration came from Imperial Military Uniforms that were worn by generals and commanders. A modern aristocrat dressed in uniform and representation of leaders made the perfect inspiration.


























The set consisted of a metropolitan white color brick wall mix with the Ivy at a manor and the chosen outfit to express elegance. The theme combined with the model creating a look of effortless sophistication.




































The rich silk of the velvet,  the silhouette of the coat and the sparkling buttons added glamour; stylizing it with Singapore Orchid Shorts, booties and a natural hairdo & makeup completed the luxurious and yet edgy look of Modern Monarchy.

 








Art Director/Producer: Alexa Castillo.
Model: Michal Lauren Cheshire.
Hair & Makeup: Michal Lauren Cheshire.
Photographer: Keith Ketchum.
Editor: David Castillo.


Alexa Castillo
Fashion Designer
www.alexacastillo.com




Wisteria "Design by Alexa CASTILLO"