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Fashion Photography for Julie Thomas' Collection 'Vol'

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"A collection about freeing the human imagination from all forms of bondage by letting it take 'flight.'"

How did she know couture fashion was my favorite genre? I don't know. But when I was contacted out-of-the-blue by fashion designer Julie Thomas to capture photos of her collection titled 'Vol' I was absolutely thrilled! I then was even more delighted when I found out that the images were going to be cinemagraphs

Producer - Julie Thomas, Creative Director and Post-Production - Kendall Henderson

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A few of Julie's thoughts on her process:

"On the other end of this concept is its personal connection to me as a designer. This collection represents a personal experience. It tells my story as a person and a designer."

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"In my lifetime I have encountered many mindsets that have made me feel imprisoned at times. There have been countless people that have wanted to keep me in a box it seemed."

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"So many times in my life where I have felt overwhelmed and entrapped. Throughout these times there was a constant longing for the freedom to soar, not only as a person but also as a designer."

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"I have had to break free from people telling me what I can and cannot accomplish, from people who have underestimated me."

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"As well as from many unfortunate, yet uncontrollable, circumstances that have attempted to hinder my progression forward."

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"Vol means flight, and this collection symbolizes my taking flight as a designer, but also as a stronger, braver person. I am breaking out of 'the box.' Not only the box others have placed me in, but also the one I had placed myself in."

Julie Thomas VOL
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If you enjoy Julies work, you might consider investing in her Kickstarter campaign.