• 4 Ways to Wear a Scarf

    I got this scarf from my mother for my birthday. It’s beautiful, but in Miami it’s so hot that wearing a scarf isn’t always comfortable, so I was coming up with creative ways to wear it. My 4 ideas are below.   Tie it around your bag strap for a pop of added color. Tie it around […]

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    June 5, 2017 By Deena Danielle
  • Creating a Boho Lifestyle Brand – Interview with Angeline of Island Tribe

    I had the pleasure of photographing Island Tribe, a bridal and lifestyle brand based in Miami, FL, and the opportunity to speak with the co-founder and designer Angeline Hayling in her Miami showroom about her company and where her ideas originated from. DD: Who is behind Island Tribe? And where do you call home? AH: […]

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    June 1, 2017 By Deena Danielle
  • Sustainable Fabrics – Interview with Kristi Soomer of Encircled

    Photos by Tracey Tomtene “Align your values with your wardrobe.” – Encircled Photos courtesy of Encircled I’m thrilled to once again join Duc-Duy Pham from Be1More for their fireside chats to interview Kristi Soomer from Encircled. Kristi is the founder and CEO of this wonderful brand that upholds ethical and sustainable core values, and therefore a […]

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    May 18, 2017 By Deena Danielle
  • Bandaged Beauty – Salysé Magazine

    I’m very happy to share my editorial “Bandaged Beauty” for Salysé Magazine, published in the May Issue. Photographed in my studio with: MUA: Eduardo Jimenez Model: Diana Ela La O Prada Modeling Community: Model Management Necklace on page 29: Siku What an amazing team to work with!  

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    May 5, 2017 By Deena Danielle
  • 10 Ethical Festival Fashion Brands to shop without compromising “cool”

    Festival season has started. Ultra and Coachella have already happened in Florida and California, and there are many more festivals with amazing line-ups scheduled for this summer. I myself, love a weekend away to enjoy some of my favorite bands, dj’s, and good vibes, but it’s important to be a conscious festival goer. Festivals, and […]

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    May 3, 2017 By Deena Danielle
  • Alexa Handwork – Behind the Scenes & Photography Tips

    I’m going to start sharing more about the process behind my photoshoots; how I prepared, how I shot, what I used for affects, and the editing behind getting the images. This shoot I did with Alexa Handwork from Two Model Management in L.A. We had a great time photographing her in various outfits at a […]

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    April 27, 2017 By Deena Danielle
  • Ryli Smith

    This was a shoot with model Ryli Smith from MSA Model Management in L.A. shot in Studio City. I feel like I created some of my best work in L.A. and I really look forward to going back. The scenery there is so inspiring. I think it’s important as a photographer to work in different […]

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    April 10, 2017 By Deena Danielle
  • Building a Conscious Brand – Interview with Sara Milanes of HOPE Made in the World

    Photographer: Tawfick Espriella I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to interview Sara Milanes, the co-founder, and director of HOPE Made in the World, a conscious, ethical, child labor free, clothing brand focusing on the essentials. I interviewed her alongside Duc-Duy Pham, co-founder and creative director of Be1More, a PR, marketing, and ad agency that assists businesses […]

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    March 29, 2017 By Deena Danielle
  • 10 Tips for Travel to Havana, Cuba

    I was in Havana, Cuba for 5 days last week. The older cars, the architecture, and the lack of internet make you feel as if not only have you traveled to a foreign country, but into the past. Needless to say, the trip was incredible. I realized that I hadn’t been out of the country in […]

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    March 22, 2017 By Deena Danielle
  • Blues Baby

    I got these Lavish Alice pants when I was in L.A. from Crossroads Trading thrift store. They have many locations across the U.S.A. Cuidado! It’s not to be confused with Cross Roads, the restaurant in L.A. which is also deliciously wonderful, and where I tasted the best veggie burger of my life. Being vegetarian for 15 […]

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    March 10, 2017 By Deena Danielle