Models have to endure a fair bit before we see them in images and on television. Behind the scenes is a flurry of last minute waxing, smokey eye creating, eyelash tinting, hair styling, hair weaving and who knows what else.
Yesterday, Jemma Griffiths had to endure a lot more than just the getting ready. I’m sure for her, that part of yesterday was the easy bit.
In a rickety run down Shearing Shed, on the coldest Canberra day in a while we began to set up the shoot. We had to battle with 2 degrees celsius, arctic winds, holey walls and floors which on more than one occasion I fell through- Ok I put my leg through but it still went THROUGH the flooring.
Armed with natural light, a camera and a hair dryer (to keep Jemma warm) we began to shoot. Once the crew worked out how to set the hair dryer to warm, things went much more smoothly.Jemma reminds me so much of an early Miranda Kerr that when I first approached Bindi Kelly Makeup artistry, I wanted to keep Jemma’s look so clean and natural. She is stunning on her own without adding heavy eyes and heavy make up. Bindi being the amazing artist she is, created a look for Jemma which brought out all of her features without the heavy look. She took my vision and knocked it out of the park.
Thanks a million for braving the elements with me yesterday ladies, it was a pleasure to be out on the fashion sets again and to spend it with you two was well worth the frost bite!
Keep your eye out for Jemma Griffiths world, if she hits New York and Milan like I think she will, she is there to stay! Look out Miranda she will be biting at your heels in not time.