Shooting my moto jacket at the Vancouver Waterfront was a lot of fun! This newly developed park and urban environment is nearly complete with art, beautiful new buildings, restaurants, and a walkway along the Columbia River. It makes the perfect backdrop for a photo shoot! I always try to find locations that suit the different outfits I have. If it’s more ethereal I’ll opt for a natural landscape, but I love shooting in urban environments.
Vancouver, WA is such a cool city and I frequent it a lot for food and entertainment. It is just north of Portland, OR. I want to do a shoot along the Portland cityscape at dusk when the city buildings are all lit up at night! My favorite part of the Vancouver Waterfront was the piece the walkway that sticks out into the Columbia River. The entire experience reminded me of my home town Boston and walking the Boston Harborwalk.
One of my winter wardrobe staples is a black moto jacket. They look so chic and come in so many styles. I like this classic look with the pointed collar and hardware details. This city-chic outfit is perfect for sunday brunch , date night, or an evening out with friends. You can style this look with other booties – I think a block heel would look really cute with this look, or even sneakers for a more casual (and comfortable) look. I love a good 4-5 inches on my heels, that’s just how I live my life haha. I’m 5’7” and wish I was taller. Are you the same as me or do you prefer flatter shoes? I feel like everyone has their preference but I have always been drawn to the crazy tall shoes.
I paired my black moto jacket with a really cute tank! I love the color and style – it’s super sexy without being too revealing. The Waterfront was particularly windy that day (It gets superrrr windy here in Southern Washington because of the Gorge. Sometimes I hear it blowing all night! During my shoot the wind was blowing the front detail of my tank all around. Normally it just hangs down really passively but for fashion’s sake the windy was blowing everywhere. Normally a little wind is a good thing during shoots, but too much… well I’m sure we’ve all been there.
Photography by Marina Lopuga