The Fundamentals of Fashion Photography with Shavonne Wong

One of the best aspects of the Fstoppers community is discovering talented photographers and watching their careers grow. Over the years, we’ve been keeping a close eye on Shavonne Wong. Not only is Shavonne a fantastic photographer, she’s a personable and down-to-earth instructor. We’re proud to have teamed up with her to produce this 2.5+ hour crash course in fashion photography. If you’re a photographer interested in shooting fashion photography but don’t know where to start, this tutorial will help you get professional results from one of the most exciting photographers in the genre.

Meet Shavonne Wong

Shavonne is based in Singapore and focuses on shooting fashion, beauty, and advertising photography. She has shot for recongnizable brands including Lancome and Sephora and also magazines such as Cosmopolitan Hong Kong and Glamour South Africa. In addition to constantly producing world-class imagery, she always seems to be innovating her creativity with

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George Clooney reveals he sews his kids’ and Amal’s clothes

Is there anything George Clooney can’t do?

In a recent interview with AARP, the 59-year-old spoke about how he got super bored during the coronavirus lockdowns and started doing odd jobs around the house.

“I wood stained the entire interior, exterior, and all the furniture of the house. All of it. It was getting dingy, and I had buckets of stain, and I was, like, ‘Well, what else am I going to do?’ It made me feel better,” he says.

George and Amal Clooney.
George and Amal Clooney. (Getty images)

He lives with his wife Amal Clooney, and his three-year-old twins Ella and Alexander.

It turns out his skills aren’t just limited to renovation: he’s also a pretty good seamer.

“I do a lot of sewing the kids’ clothes and my wife’s dress that tore a couple of times,” Clooney continues, after revealing that he also spent time rewiring his assistant’s sewing

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The enormous impact the inauguration outfits will have on those fashion brands

Today, everybody on the Internet is breaking down some of the most stylish moments seen at yesterday’s US inauguration. From Lady Gaga’s Schiaparelli gown (a “love letter” to the US) and Jennifer Lopez’s Chanel ensemble to Kamala Harris’ purple Christopher John Rogers look and her stepdaughter Ella Emhoff’s Miu Miu coat, people across the globe are talking about these sartorial wins. But, how much of an impact do these pop-culture moments actually have on the brands themselves?

According to Launchmetrics, a leading brand-performance site which is used by fashion, luxury and beauty executives to determine marketing value, the media impact value of some of the inauguration outfits was enormous.

The company has calculated the true monetary value of the marketing brands received from online and across social media as a result of the inauguration.

According to the publication, Christopher John Rogers was the biggest winner from the

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5 Russian winter clothing brands to look out for

1. Vatnique

Since the war, every Soviet household had at least one quilted or padded jacket hanging in the wardrobe. Made of simple cotton, they symbolized the era of warm and, above all, cheap outerwear.

Today, these items are in vogue with fans of the post-Soviet style, which appears every now and then on the catwalk. 

St. Petersburg designers Kirill and Alexei (who do not reveal their last names) decided to tap the mass market by sewing universal quilted jackets of different colors in three sizes depending on height. Each new jacket is good for temperatures as low as -15°C (5°F) and individually created based on landscapes from around the world — from St. Petersburg itself to California.

“The inspiration for our new autumn palette was a trip to some friends’ dacha outside St. Petersburg. We wanted to convey, through colors and fabric textures, the sensations of fluffy moss covered

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