annual industry party hosted by Photo Nights Boston - a nonprofit collective of New England
photogs and artists - a diverse mix of creative types mingled freely in
Quixote's open, minimalist space in Allston. Distinguished-looking older folks
chatted by the well-stocked hors d'oeuvres spread while inked-up
twentysomethings cruised the bar and tried out an extravagant photo booth
designed to resemble a 1920s boudoir (a photo-event photo booth - so meta!). A
living statue also made a brief appearance, scaring the pants half off this
writer in the process, before getting off to wherever living statues get to. To
learn more about Photo Nights Boston and its efforts to create a public
photography festival in 2013, check out photonightsboston.com.
Bre Welch, freelance makeup artist and hair stylist
calling it: Jeffrey Campbells are the James Franco of shoes - easy on the eyes
and popping up everywhere we look. We immediately zeroed in on Bre's pair,
which she recently bought through Karmaloop as a birthday present to herself.
Her pinup-chic look might
be unconventional, but her style
universal. "I believe you should stick with one big statement piece, and
everything else should be a little more tame," she says.
Practicing what she
preaches, she left her all-time
favorite item - a high-waisted black Betsey
Johnson tutu - at home in favor of a more demure H&M pencil skirt. "I was
actually going to wear it tonight, but it might have been a little much with
She wears her heart on her
literally. When asked about her
permanent statement piece (namely all that pretty ink), she says, "My arm is
based on Victorian paintings. I'm a complete hopeless romantic, and I've always
loved everything about that period."
More parties! At thePhoenix.com/parties. See you out there!