You never know what to expect

photography Spencer Ostrander

realization Valentina Ilardi Martin

GREYBOOK Volume I

SHE WASN'T THERE FOR THE FOOD OR THE COOL CROWD OF ARTISTS, DESIGNERS AND DOYENNES WHO COULDN'T HELP ADMIRING THE TEN YEARS OF ASHISH SHE WAS WEARING FOR SUCH A MEMORABLE OCCASION. AT ANY MOMENT HE WOULD BE THERE FOR THE SEQUINED SURPRISE, AND SO SHE WAITED, COUNTING THE LEAF SCARS ON THE PALM TREES WHILE HER WOMB KEPT SWELLING, SEASON AFTER SEASON.

model SHANNAN CLICK at WOMEN NY
hair JEROME CULTRERA at SEE MANAGEMENT
makeup CLAUDIA OYANEDEL

Shannan escapes from the urban wilderness of Manhattan to experience Indochine’s mystic ambiance. She wears an embroidered wool coat from ASHISH’s fall/winter 2007 collection, together with wedged rubber boots by HUNTER, atop of one of the emerald booths that could whisper so many nightlife stories—if only they could speak.

It’s sequins territory in the wild universe of ASHISH, as well as on the sweatpants combo from his spring/summer 2015 collection, styled with the color-blocked revisited “Chelsea” boots by HUNTER.

An African inspired printed cotton dress from the ASHISH spring/summer 2005 collection features sequined red Koi fish: a clash of cultures so dear to the eponymous Indian-born, London-based designer. Under the pond of sequins, the original rubber boots by HUNTER blend with the stylish floor.

Distancing herself from prying eyes, our expectant muse is enveloped in a sequined plaid blanket with wool trimmings coming from the ASHISH fall/winter 2013 collection, warming a sequined dress featuring a Pop Art revisited Kilim pattern from the fall/winter 2010 season. The look is finished by the everlasting ankle boots by HUNTER.

Jungles and mirrors are good places to reflect on the past and plan for the future in an irreverent plaid-sequined silk Georgette top from the ASHISH fall/winter 2015 collection and sequined shorts from the fall/winter 2014 season.

Shannan blossoms in an embroidered top and skirt combination from the fall/winter 2006 collection, paired with black handcrafted boots by HUNTER, just as a ray of sunshine coming from the lacquered red blinds renews a rainy day.

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