What would summer be without its energy and good vibes, without its bold, vibrant colours, and its hot afternoons that beg for popsicles and long hours spent at the beach? Definitely nothing of what we came to associate with the effervescent word. All it takes is a string of neon coloured swimwear pieces, styled with intensely hued lips and equally brilliant mohawks to put one in the mood for summer. And Shirin Carter captured that spirit quite effortlessly.
There’s more to summer than sun-kissed skin, dripping sand and sea waves though. Summer is also a feeling of ease and immense happiness, it’s a muse encouraging you to dream, a return to all things uncomplicated and simple. Like throwing on a pair of ripped denim overalls, grabbing a pair of roller skates and floating free, without purpose and without restraint.
Starring Theresa Goddard, beautifully styled by Madison Hall-Staples, with hair and make-up by Lexi Thomson, you can view the complete photo shoot by Shirin Carter at the gallery.