CREATING TO CREATE



This is a strange time for us all, however, occupying your mind is key to get us all ploughing through this monotonous regime we all find ourselves in. Jokes aside this is a little like my normal situation while trying to get myself recognised about what I do and show- casing brands and businesses what I can create. Creating something from nothing is a task and mindset I'm getting more and more accustomed to.

I've been doing it for months, its the case of thinking of idea's out of nowhere and trying to inspire myself to coming up with sketches and plans, then put them into action and start to film. A recent challenge I set myself was to create a series of short Instagram story films for the jewellery company - The Great Frog. I always pick a brand I'd love to work with, then head across to my sketch book, draw my ideas on paper rather than just imagine them in my head, sketching always helps me get my thoughts down on paper and implement the sketches and ideas into real life.


I want to be a videographer, that's what I want to do, but just endlessly messaging brands over email and getting nothing back is so depressing, getting knocked back again and again is pretty soul destroying. You've got to make yourself stand out from the crowd, you've got to be different, that's why I always make tailored video to go alongside my opening email. The most important thing is you've still got to believe, you still have to fucking stand by your talent, your work, as its easy to doubt yourself and your work after months of not being able to get work.


The longer it takes the more you doubt yourself, sell yourself cheap, don't ask for what you deserve. I often have these thoughts and always makes you doubt you're doing the right thing or following the right path. You've got to remain confident, confidence is key, you've got to remain positive! I know my videos are fucking cool, individual and I know a brand would be lucky to have me on board. To be honest the big brands I've approached have always messaged me back, I've had a reply from The Great Frog after sending the brand these tailored video's, which I'm super thankful for! I've also been lucky to hear back from brands such as Belstaff, my videos have also got me physical meeting's which is also great, I really appreciate them getting back to me with their positive comments however, at the moment, there always seems to be a 'but'.

That 'but' for the meantime doesn't bother me, that much, I've taken this time to work on myself, my positivity, my talent I fully believe on day will land me that dream job, doing exactly what I want to do, I know that day is coming. Now is the perfect time to focus on yourself, polish your skills, make connections but most importantly plan, sketch, keep busy and create!

Cheers for reading,
Stay safe & stay at home,




DIFFUSION LEOPARD SHIRT






Hey guys, it seems like it's been ages since I last posted across on my blog and that's because, well, it has been! It's not because I haven't been inspired or creating, I have! Over the past week my creativity has come back in a big way! Thanks to a spontaneous trip to London late last week, it's truly opened my eyes, as well as my mind to all the opportunities that's out there and what you can achieve if you put your mind to it. And what you can create for yourself! It feel's like the past few months I've been a total recluse hiding in my comfort zones however, I've made a promise to myself, this is about to change!







I'm back, my creativity has returned in a big way and I know I'm back on the right path, right where I should be! I'm going to shout about what I do and put myself back out there, hopefully with a little luck on my side, I can start getting a lot more videography work! I had an awesome time in London, meeting old friends and making new ones, as well as exploring a city I love, returning home feeling massively inspired and happy!




I've recently been filming a lot behind the camera so it was nice change to get back in front of it and shoot this blog post! All Saints is a brand I have always loved since an early age, all you have to do is to read back over the pages of this blog and you'll get an idea! This season they seem to have come up with a collection of killer pieces. You can watch my YouTube where I talk about this sweet leopard print "Diffusion" Shirt and life in general.


 

You can check out the Diffusion Shirt  across on the All Saints website, its a killer short sleeve shirt, made from a lightweight viscose and has a perfectly cut Hawaiian style collar. Click below to watch my YouTube.



Peace, Love & Rock N' Roll,



SEVENTIES CHOCOLATE





Evening all, how's everyone doing? As you can see tonight I'm gracing you all with another little gem. I found this amazing chocolate coloured leather while out shopping in my hometown a few weeks ago, and how damn cool does it look on! The colour is the best part of this jacket, closely followed by its rounded seventies style collar! I just think the brown leather is to die for, I've really fallen in love with this super cool jacket and its retro vibe!






I wore this outfit when out in Newcastle last week, and apart from nearly blending in with some old leather sofas in a pub I'd say the outfit worked a treat! I felt pretty good strutting around town in this seventies inspired look. I chose a small detailed scarf in an awesome tiger print pattern to complement the leather, which I threw on over the top of a white knitted tee from Zara. Paired with a western pointed belt I think the outfit looks vintage yet still pretty on trend, different as well as being pretty individual.







The leather colour and style reminded me of the jacket Leonardo DiCaprio wears in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood playing character Rick Dalton. I really love the new Tarantino film, even just for the wardrobe alone, I mean who wouldn't want to own all that killer 70's fashion in my wardrobe?
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood





As always with my finds I'm putting this one up for sale, reason being, I'm off on a stag do next weekend and I need all the money I can possibly scrape together, you know, for BEER! I've also featured this jacket across on this weeks YouTube along with a good ol' chat about everything that's been going on with me recently!





Sizing & T&C'S -

Price £40, jacket is a size 12 - 34 inch chest, Length - 25 Arm - 23 Under Arm - 19 all measured in inch's. Postage to the U.K will be free (message for international) If you want this item please give me a message or Instagram DM. The buyer will be selected on a first come first buy bases.

The item has been selected and styled by myself, the item is thoroughly checked before sale and is in good condition (bar some very small minor white marks) Payment will be taken over Paypal and shipped Royal Mail Tracked & signed once payment has been received. No refunds or exchanges or sexual favours.



Cheers,



STARS IN YOUR EYES






You may have seen this jumper across on my Instagram feed a few weeks back but since a lot of you got in touch to ask me where I'd found it, here's a post with all the info you need. I spotted this jumper in the strangest of places, where I'd never of imagined buying anything from - where I hear you ask? Well . . .  It was the women's knitwear section of M&S! Of course it was!






After seeing it in store and not buying it there and then, I really couldn't get the jumper out of my mind, I was literally seeing stars (sorry I couldn't not) thinking to myself how cool it would look styled with a biker jacket! I'm always a huge fan of any star print and I've never seen a jumper with this large print motif before. After a few days of weighing up my options, you know thinking if I could pull a women's jumper off,  I decided just to take a risk.





I knew this jumper was on the small side but I never thought I'd have to purchase a size 14! Even with this big size jump I still find the jumper to be a little small on the arms, however, I fear the next size would have been a little to baggy and wide on me. The star jumper is a fun piece for a very inexpensive price, I'd hope you agree with me when I say the jumper looks sweet with this rock and roll styled outfit. I'd say its pretty versatile too either for a girl or a guy, you'd never be able to tell once the jumper is styled up in your own individual way.







If you want a closer look at The Star Jumper - Click here

Cheers for reading,