SOLZ Features — fashion

Shaun Tiangsing: Un-retouched Proof

James Carrick

Tags fashion, local, photographer, shoes, solz

San Francisco, November 2011  --  By Brad Carrick   Having worked with Shaun on several fashion events, I had a sense of what to expect in our recent shoot for SOLZ.  Whether at San Francisco Fashion Week 2011, The 2011 SF Fashion Awards or the countless SFFAMA panels and events we have done, the experience is somewhat the same.  Shaun shows up with equipment.  He does not rely on available light, choosing to help create the perfect environment.  Yet once the shot begins, he basically moves into the background, allowing the emotion to unfold naturally.  Maybe it’s his experience working...

The Emergence of Dahae Kim

James Carrick

Tags fashion, local, shoes

San Francisco, October 2011  By Brad Carrick It's a gorgeous indian summer afternoon in the Marina and I got a table outside on Union St. at La Boulange.  At 1:28pm Dahae's text said, "I'm so sorry Brad!  Im running late and am a TOTAL MESS.  Crazy day.  Ill be there soon."  I was more than happy to relax and enjoy the day.  No more than 2.5 minutes later, she arrives, literally running down the street.  She apologizes again, profusely, both for her awful tardiness and how she hadn't had a chance to change or "freshen up."  Keep in mind that...

Interview with Andrea Igreja, Fashion Designer Extraordinaire

James Carrick

Tags fashion

  I met fashion designer Andrea Igreja at the posh Redwood Room at the Clift Hotel. Andrea is the co-founder of Explode La Mode, which features hot new designers in their fashion shows. When she arrived, she was looking positively stunning in a sleek little black dress, opaque black tights, and… Walksoftz! I had on mine, too! We laughed and complimented each other’s style choice, and right then I knew that this was going to be fun! After we chose a table to chat at, we both changed into our heels and got to the interview. Enjoy!     Andrea and...