Milo’s Zhen / T Lane Design – Photoshoot Outfit #1

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Upcycled clothing by Milo’s Zhen:

https://www.facebook.com/milominuteswimworld/

Model: Maggie Day (Creator & Artist of Milo’s Zhen)

Makeup Artist: Chelsea Hues

Handmade Accessories: T Lane Design

http://www.tlanedesign.com/

Photograph’s by:

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m i z  l u l u

y o u t u b e / l o o k b o o k/ i n s t a g r a m

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With Dasha Morning AKA Chickadee

“Purpose makes life meaningful. To have something that drives me, that is fruitful and has a perpetual unfolding outcome… that is meaningful.”

 

Dasha Morning AKA Chickadee will warm & uplift your heart with her adorable smile and beautiful soft voice while you reminisce in her 60’s folk – psyche rock.

 

www.chickaddd.com
https://chickadee.bandcamp.com/releases
Chickadee – Soundcloud Page

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What is the first thing you think about in the morning?
“This one definitely varies…..and I know this is going to sound cheesy but generally the first thing I think about is music; putting some on, playing some, thinking about a part in a song I cannot get out of my head. Music just glues itself to my brain somehow… it’s like a very natural process for the way my mind functions. Oh and I think about having a glass of water usually, putting on some socks too.”

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How would you describe yourself?

“Well there are many aspects to “me” I guess. I am one whole person but different circumstances bring out different characteristics. In my friendships I would say I am very loyal, fun, generous and inclusive. At my job, in my work life I would say I am very self-directed and task oriented; personable with clients and always wanting to help people improve their lives. I would say on all levels, on the more negative end of my personality I can fall into being super critical, judgemental and not easily trusting of others. My brother describes me as a “card”, my mother probably describes me as ridiculous at best ….generally I tell people I am a 40 year old man in a 23 year old girl’s body (what that means to someone who is reading this and doesn’t know me… I’m not really sure). I guess overall I am just Dannika.”

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Who has influenced you the most?

“I would say my Baba Marion (my dad’s mother) has been the most influential in how I live my life and how I make my choices. She is a very naturally spiritually connected woman and has so much wisdom that I just want to soak it all up as much as possible. She has really instilled the idea of having a “purpose” in my heart—this truly keeps me going and this also inspires a lot of subject matter for my music.
For the more artistic influences anything old; 60’s/ 70’s music, fashion, photography, art, TV shows (I am really enamoured with Three’s Company). I am really captivated by those generations’ uses of colours, patterns and just a more vibrant & hopeful view of the world. With this “Good Morning” CD project I really wanted the themes to come through properly in the photography and in the artwork as a compliment to the music I had created. For whatever reason I feel most like myself wearing bellbottom jeans, sitting down and listening to a Jefferson Airplane album or watching interviews of musicians or performers from the era– just how people presented and held themselves then—it just seems like I was born a little bit too late and I often feel out of place with societal norms in present day.
For strict musical influences most definitely Silver Apples, Moody Blues, Adrian Belew, Jefferson Airplane (of course), YES!, Jim Croce, Peter Green, Fiona Apple, Bat For Lashes, Joni Mitchell, The Carpenters, Electric Prunes, Heart, Velvet Underground, Ultimate Spinach, David Axelrod….after this I would probably just start listing all of the artists that I love so I have to stop myself here. However I would say that everyone I listed is a big and direct influence on my music. I feel like while my music has congruent qualities that make it it’s own;  I also really enjoy writing and performing all sorts of styles that I would say “deviate” from my styling’s.  So I would say that’s why my influences are over the place … or a better way of saying that I guess is ‘”eclectic”.”

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Where and with whom do we find you on a Friday night?

“I am 50% introvert and 50% extravert. So Friday nights can either be very lively and you can find me with my best buds Juditte and Soph getting up to no good…..or you can find me eating an entire brick of organic cheese and then passing out on the couch next to my Baba while she is watching the miracle channel.”

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What makes life meaningful?

“Purpose makes life meaningful. To have something that drives me, that is fruitful and has a perpetual unfolding outcome… that is meaningful. Or just walking around outside at twilight and hearing the birds chirp over the purpley sky… a well executed hug….love I guess– whatever that looks like. I guess love can make life meaningful or rather it does. Music does because music is omnipresent. It’s at weddings, funerals, playing in the grocery store, at church, summer camp, city bus… you don’t need any tools outside of yourself you can simply sing…you can’t really escape music. It’s in everything ; so as it is in everything it can encompass every meaningful subject for ever and ever amen.”

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Best thing to do on a rainy day?

“Probably eating lasagne or shopping with friends. I don’t want to say watching a movie because I have little patience to sit and watch most movies or shows. I have to be like really tired for that.”

Favourite book?

“My favourite book is probably “A Clockwork Orange”. I can’t say I am a violent person and that I enjoy the actual violent and crude things that are carried out by Alex and his Droogs in the book… but I think it’s a very great narrative on society and is really relevant in pop culture as a way for people to maybe actually think about things.
I am also totally in love with the “Weetzie Bat” series of books by Francesca Lia Block. They are adult themes presented in a fairy tale way. They are really beautiful and really get to the depth of emotion in the way the stories are presented.”

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What do you like most about yourself?

“I like most about myself that I am able to objectively evaluate things in life before jumping in and making dumb ass decisions. I also like that I have a creative approach to most things I do in my life.”

 

www.chickaddd.com

https://chickadee.bandcamp.com/releases

Chickadee – Soundcloud Page

Photographed by Miz Lulu
xo

 

☯ ♢ Happy New Years Eve Day! ♢ ☯

Good Morning 2016! I have a lot that I am proud of this year, however I am also very ready for my fresh start in 2017.  There is a lot i’d like to accomplish this year, just like everyone else. A big one for me is self respect and not letting people take advantage me. I’ve done a lot for people in the past and eventually people just stop putting in effort, stop giving back… they become selfish and ignorant. Which upsets me, but then I have to remind myself to only keep the relationships/friendships with mutual respect. Respect Yo’self. 😉 But don’t forget about the people who respect and do a lot for you! I’ll be creating a resolutions post tomorrow to get more in depth because this is actually my first year with real goals/resolutions.

❆ I believe in myself. ❆

Below I have some photo’s I took of my roommate and close friend Jess Brown. You may have seen her on my site before & her friend Lindsay, they are both burlesque dancers based in Nelson, BC. ❆

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[I’ll upload the high res photo’s when i get home to my other computer!]

I hope what ever you have planned for tonight you are spending it with people who love and care about you! May your new year be full of bright smiles and positive energy ♡

❄ xo ❄

Miz Lulu

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❄ Kim Kooznetsoff ❄ Cozy Christmas Glamour ❄

May all your days be merry & your season full of cheer ❤

This lovely lady has many things to offer other than her stunning beauty. She is a true goddess, every season.

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Jewelry by T. Lane Design

https://www.facebook.com/t.lanedesign/

Model: Kim Kooznetsoff

Makeup & Hair – Found Salon & Spa

https://www.facebook.com/Found-Spa-and-Salon-149407178463004/

Photograph – Miz Lulu

❄ xo ❄

Miz Lulu

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❄ A few moments with Jess Brown ❄

Today I have my roommate and  very close friend with me to interview! & It just so happens to be her birthday! So hello and happy birthday to you Jess! I hope you have a beautiful year ❤

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What do you dream about?

I constantly dream about the future, what is next for me in life, where I want to be, how I’m going to get there. Sometimes I dream about the future so much, I have to remind myself to come back down to earth.

Best thing to do on a rainy day?

Most rainy days you would probably find me in my bedroom.. blasting tunes, scribbling in notebooks, doing yoga, watching youtube videos of burlesque dancers from around the world, drinking herbal tea & smoking doobies.

The most important thing in life?

It’s the little things in life that really make me smile, silly inside jokes that don’t make sense, an awesome new song that you just can’t stop rocking out too, an outfit that makes you feel really beautiful, a good hair day, when the sun is shining, birds chirping, rainbows, unicorns, You get the point. I believe in seeing the beauty in everything and taking time to smell the god damn roses!

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What’s one thing you’re most proud of?

I’m really proud of myself. I started moving around at 18 and I’ve lived in several cities across the country and I’ve done it all on my own. There have been plenty of bumps in the road but I’ve never been afraid to put myself out there and go for what I really want. I think that is something to be proud of.

What’s one thing would you change about our society?

I can’t pick just one thing and I’m having a hard time answering without writing an essay! I just really wish we could get along and respect each other. You may say I’m a dreamer…

What do you think about first thing in the morning?

I have an incredible view of Elephant mountain from my bedroom so every morning I wake up, I have a good look out my window, smile, remind myself how grateful I am for so much then make a mental note of what the weather looks like so I can dress accordingly.

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❄ xo ❄

Miz Lulu

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A portrait.

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I’m not one for usually allowing people to take my photo, but I thought i’d let my friend snap a few photo’s of myself because it’s always nice to have a portrait of yourself. So after shooting some photo’s of my beautiful roommate, my friend and I sat down to take some photo’s and have a few laughs. ^.^

I spend a lot of time in my room, my sanctuary, my nest, my cozy place where dreams are created. I believe it’s important to create a space where you can allow your mind to run wild without having concern of an outsiders opinion.

Outfit:

Blue Turtleneck – I got in a free bag, then I cut it into a crop top.

Red Velvet Highwaisted Shorts – Made by a friend and I got them at my clothing swap!

Stay true to yourself and continue to chase your dreams.

xo

Miz Lulu

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