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Exactly two months after showing their headline-making autumn/winter 2016 collection
Curio | City at AFI Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg, Mille Collines are back with this powerful show and photographic exhibition and to introduce Namnyak Odupoy as designer since March 2015.
Photographed by Aubrey Jonnson of One League Creative Management in our Hall studio, the catalogue images used for the exhibition and show were conceptualised by show producer Deon Redman and styled by Art Directors Inés Milles and Marc Collines.
Curio | City is a tribute to African women and celebrates the power of these women as beauties as well as individuals. The Halls 180sm floor space made it comfortable for the large team of models and creatives to relax between shots and have space to move while involved in the process of wrapping the wonderful turbans seen in the shots. Makeup by Raine Tauber and Gareth Coleman of M.A.C Cosmetics who used the make up room space to work their magic and store their kits.
Mille Collines’ take on the new Africa is a refreshing, elegant mix of tailored suits, beading, elegant evening wear as well as their trademark resort wear. Each look was strikingly rounded off with a turban: “We believe the turbans are the high heels of Africa. We believe in a very natural, clean and simple aesthetic. We believe a woman almost doesn’t need anything else; she is quite amazing as she is,” Inés Mille says.
“It’s not about having a ‘show’, but rather an interactive, engaging experience in a minimalist space. All the elements were pared down and presented as simply and honestly as possible,” says Redman. “We wanted to take a fresh approach and present African fashion without having it become a styled spectacle.”
They therefore looked for “not just models, but for individuals, each of whom is on her own journey through the world, regardless of where she comes from.” The nine participating models, each wearing a turban, presented themselves in a tableau before taking turns to introduce themselves and share what it means to be a woman who is proud of her roots and inspired by Africa.
Majority of words and all info by Jenna McArthur PR and her wonderful press release.
Behind the Scenes Images by Tatyana Levana
The team joined us for a few days of shooting and really made the space come to life.
Tania the fabulous fashionista from Foschini always brings the most fun and friendly atmosphere into the studio, making everyone laugh and feel relaxed during the long days of shooting.
The lovely Catalogue ladies used the couches and kitchen area to relax and await their next shot after their session in the makeup room and wardrobe change.
Nomuzi Mabena, television personality and hip hop artist best known for winning the 2012 MTV Base VJ Search shot with Photographer Damon Fourie for the Cosmo Body Cover in our Drive-in Studio.
The floor space in the Drive-in is 160m2 and can accommodate large teams, huge amounts of gear, film sets and a few cars on the curve should you so desire. They used the space to film some fitness video content, host the interview and swag out in the Adidas range used for the shoot.
Dee and Ricky, brothers from NYC have partnered up with PUMA on a colourful and playful range of sneakers, clothes and accessories in their first global collection.
These self professed fashion curators have captured peoples attention with their bright and unconventional designs with a fresh take on sports wear and a playful attitude towards street style.
“IN THE WHIMSICAL WORLD OF DEE & RICKY, NO COLOR IS TOO BOLD AND NO DETAIL IS OVERLOOKED.”
The launch for the exciting collaboration was held in Jett Studio, the second level of our daylight building. All studios are available for event venue hire and can be used in any way to suit your setup needs.
As people arrived they were greeted with an array of treats and delicious snacks set up in the Kitchen Studio space which leads into Jett.
The launch was set up wonderfully using sections of the space for the bar, craft table and colourful PUMA x Dee And Ricky display on the curve. After collecting their tote bag from the rail, people sat together at the long table to decorate and adorn the bags with the provided multicoloured lego, sequins, ribbon, zippers, beads, glue guns, string, tassels, thread, letters and more. A lot of fun was had as people got to express their own creativity by personalizing their bags while socializing with other industry folk in our lovely open space.
Slideshow Photos: Dune Tilley
Square tile Photos: Tatyana Levana
The 200sm Church Studio is the original shooting space at Roodebloem and the only one of our studios with a 13m high wooden ceiling, making it possible to use high stands, large rigs for film shoots and to get those extreme top shots. The 6×6 scrim shown in the pictures below is adjustable and can be lifted or lowered to suit your setup and even aid live vocal recordings for on location sound.
The talented Nadia Von Scotti shot with three lovely young ladies Jourdana, Kim and Mari in the Church Studio for a beauty feature in Edgars Club Magazine.
The stained glass windows let beautiful natural light pour into the church which Nadia used along with studio lighting ~ All windows have full blackout option and can be adjusted to suit your set up.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Nadia Von Scotti of One League Creative Management
ASSISTANT: Dylan Boerstra of Cape Collective Assist
HAIR: Kevin Epstein
MAKEUP: Marlinette Newman
– Kim Davidson of Boss Models
– Jourdana Phillips of Fusion Models
– Mari Of Vision Models
BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOS by Tatyana Levana
The new Spitz Campaign was shot in the Drive-in Studio by local team KOPE | FIGGINS of One League Creative Management, Photographers Jonathan Kope and Jarred Figgins. Since deciding to join forces and combine their talents, contacts and industry experiences they have produced a variety of sleek, stylish and significant work and are continuously upping their game and creating new and exciting challenges for themselves.
KOPE | FIGGINS, Stylist Louw Kotze, Makeup Artist Renee De Wit, Hair Stylist Diane Besessen, assistants and the Canvas Creative team worked together to create the sleek, stylish feel that is so wonderfully translated in the final images below.
BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOGRAPHY by Tatyana Levana
Jett studios was overflowing with fashion when we checked in on set with Photographer Travys Owen and his team of stylish creatives for the True Love Mag shoot.
Senior Artist at MAC cosmetics and internationally recognised makeup pro Baltasar Gonzalez Pinel and MAC trainer assistant Raine Tauber painted the beautiful faces of international models Hadassa Lima and Monique Sterling with hair by Diane Asherson.
Superb styling by Gabrielle Kannemeyer of Infidels Creative Representation and clothing from AKJP Collective.
Photographic assisting by Cass Collett
Not only were our photographic studios rented out but we also provided the option of our on-site gear rental facility, making Roodebloem Studios the one stop shop for all their studio and gear rental needs. Without the extra mission of transporting gear from hire to the studios, rather get in touch with our gear manager for options/rates and gather info on the discounts for using Roodebloem hired gear in our spaces. We have a wide range of up-to-date photographic equipment and as a service will sort out your entire gear list for you.
Models : Anna D,Catherine Lewis,Emma Brown
Wardrobe Stylist + Prop/Set Designer : Mallikah Hajee
MUA : Amori Birch
Hair : Mary Gouveia
Associate Producer : Marc Beresford Cool Banana Production Company
The Church Studio
On the 20th of January Slow Jack hosted their band launch and first ever live performance in our Church Studio. It was a rather exclusive event mostly attended by invited industry and media personal and 20 lucky members of the public.
Their set-up transformed the Church into the perfect venue for this live music event and with the stage set-up on the curve, the extra lighting equipment and bar in the corner one wouldn’t have noticed it was essentially a photographic space.
Photographer Damon Fourie and a wonderful team of creatives used the Jett studio in our daylight building to shoot the cover of 2016’s first issue featuring Jessica Buchanan in her debut COSMO cover.
“And it’s out, my first @CosmopolitanSA cover!! Thank you to everyone involved!! I had so much fun shooting this cover!! Shot by @damonfourie || H&M by @algriax and @alethairmakeup #cosmopolitan #southafrica #januaryissue”
Behind the Scenes images by Tatyana Levana
Watch this Behind The Scenes video to get a feel for the shoot, the team involved and the atmosphere in our studio during the course of the day.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Damon Fourie // Supernova Creative Management
MODEL: Jessica Buchanan // Ice Models Cape Town // Instagram: @jessleebuchanan
HAIR: Alet Viljoen // Supernova Creative Management // Instagram: @alethairmakeup
MAKEUP: Algria Ferreira // Instagram: @algriax
STYLING: Bev Nates // Supernova Creative Management // Instagram: @bevnates
Another year has flown by and its time to bid 2015 farewell.
Its been a wonderful year and we at Roodebloem Studios would like to say a big thank you to all the people that have made 2015 such a good one.
We wish you a fantastic year ahead and hope to see you all in 2016.
All the best for the festive season,
Jan Verboom and the Roodebloem Studios team
Here is the debut music video from The Fizz Pops for their first single “Alright” filmed in our Church Studio by Barry de Villiers of Roundabout Films.
The second round of judging for this year’s ELLE Rising Star Design Award in association with MRP took place in our Church Studio last month and here is a look at what went on from the judges table to the model preparation in our Gallery during presentations of each of the eight finalists’ collections.
For more information on this competition and the finalists visit the ELLE Rising Star website.