Thursday, May 12, 2011

The Story of the Fortune Teller and the Flying Circus

Today I have a big treat for you – a stunning editorial from Chotronette named The Story of the Fortune Teller and the Flying Circus. I mean, the title alone is awesome and I think the photos live up and exceed the expectations such a cool name would suggest.

Chotronette is a Romanian brand that basically makes some of my dream dresses, it’s like the two talented girls behind it are seeing some of my fashion dreams and then make clothes out of them. Just like the photos, Chotronette is all about fantasy, colors and playfulness. The editorial is part of the campaign to advertise their 2011 Spring Summer collection. I love it and also happen to love Terry Gilliam and Stephen King.

For some reason I’m fascinated with the circus although I went only once when I was a little girl. But I read a lot of books about this subject, seen even more movies and TV shows on the matter and still believe “Carnivale” is one of the best shows ever made so hell yeah, girls, you and the team did an amazing job. 

Storyline: Flirting with magic at the verge of reality
Protagonist: The nomad burlesque fortune teller and the unseen magus of heart illusions (P.S. we've locked away the psychedelic clown)
Props and other disasters: the crystal globe, the fearless lion and the caffeine-overdosed-way-too-talkative French mime
Dress code: Rococo reloaded, Terry Gilliam-inspired hobo extravaganza
Soundtrack: Can't-get-out-of-your-head, obsessive carnival music with a Stephen King twist.

 Photos by Codrin Baleanu
Model Madalina Doroftei of IMC Models
Makeup Mirela Rusu
After a Chotronette concept

Isn’t everything about these photos perfect?

11 comentarii :

Krystal said...

those dresses and photos are pretty awesome!

Anonymous said...

their pics are getting better and better! I love the candy tones and, needless to say, I'm crazy about the dresses!

Anaivilo said...

O.O Cat de genial! I just love the dresses, the styling, the poses, and the theme of course! Circuses have always fascinated me for some weird reason. Oh I am drooling on these images..

ryder said...

i was always extremly afraid of the circus. so its strange to hear someone avtually loves it.

The Cat Hag said...

Thanks for dropping by my little blog. :)

This photo shoot is amazing, I love love love tulle skirts. ♥

The Cat Hag

Cecille said...


Chotronette said...

thank you so much for the lovely article, you're way too sweet :)

Andreea said...

Wow, wow, wow! Sunt grozave fotografiile, zici ca sunt scoase dintr-un editorial super smecher din Vogue :))
Iar Chotronette rullz, de cand tot zic ca imi iau si eu o rochita de acolo...ehe 8->

* WOLF STYLE * said...

fab pictures...great makeup...amazing it

cristina petre said...

they certainly did great job!

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