• Own Less, Do More

    I’m really glad to share this outfit from Mofa because it’s designed by a dear friend of mine, Eugenia Briceño, who is an incredible inspiration to my creative process and way of life. The intention behind her designs is to create a more simplified wardrobe. Her motto: “own less, do more,” is materialized in one-piece athletic […]

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    June 13, 2017 By Deena Danielle
  • Designing for the Future : Trends We Need to Consider Now

    Can you design a dress, car, or interior to future-proof it? The answer is yes, to an extent, and this is definitely something to consider when initiating a new project.  Let me tell you why. Any design blossoms from creativity. Hopefully that’s innovative in itself, but to be successful (and profitable) long term, the design […]

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    June 10, 2017 By Deena Danielle
  • 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