Photographer- Casandra Marie
Model- Shannon Rusbuldt Amar
Hair & Make up – Elvia Cancel
Nails- Cynthia Gross
Wardrobe- From the photographer’s personal vintage clothing collection, Speak Vintage, which includes notable pieces such as the pictured authentic Japanese Haori jacket.
Some interesting elements to this shoot:
-Photographer/Creative Director Casandra Marie and Model/Producer Shannon Rusbuldt Amar met in middle school and began creating shoots together as young as 13 years old, yes, some of those old photoshoots shot on film (including disposable cameras) still exist.
-Editorial was shot at photographer’s father’s old farmhouse in Burke, Virginia , where Casandra and Shannon Grew up. The house was originally built as a school in the 1860’s and turned into a private residence in 1930.
-The nails read “Honey Relax”
-The title Romance, Ghosts and Other Things is taken from a quote by American socialite, fashion model, and cabaret performer, Little Edie from Grey Gardens.