Self Portrait: As Jean Shrimpton by Bert Stern

Saturday, March 21, 2015

In honor of Spring's arrival, I decided to recreate one of my all time favorite photos - Bert Stern's floral portrait of Jean Shrimpton has always stuck with me for it's sheer beauty.

I plan on doing more self portraits as some of my favorite 60s ladies! I really love taking self portraits - though I do sometimes wish I could just clone myself because it would be easier then running back and forth between the backdrop and the camera, flowers falling out of my hair as I go...!

Happy Spring!


The Inspiration: Jean Shrimpton photographed by Bert Stern for Vogue, 1965

46 comments:

  1. You are SO cool lady! This is awesome, love the idea <3

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  2. These photos look like they were made for the cover cd photo of the most beautiful music in the world. You look phenomenal , this colors... oh god! you are just perfect!

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  3. Wow awesome shooting!!!

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  4. Unbelievably dreamy and beautiful, Miss Kailey. <3

    xox Sammi

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  5. Gorgeous, Kailey! I love this so much. You're a magical 60s mermaid!
    xoxo, Kathy
    laceandwhimsy.com

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  6. Love it! I've been really into 60's hair and makeup lately.
    And the nice weather makes me wanna wear flower crowns alllllll the time!

    http://maria-in-wonderland.tumblr.com/

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  7. This is fantastic. Just fantastic!

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  8. you are so beautiful and inspiring, and i can't wait to see more!

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  9. Pretty! I love your hair and makeup
    xo
    www.laurajaneatelier.com

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  10. I think I prefer your's purely for the pastels!
    Happy Spring!! <3

    xo
    www.thisisfrancescarose.com

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  11. Pictures are stunning, flower garlands are the perfect spring statement.

    www.thestylecheck.com

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  12. I'm in love with your photos ! You're so pretty ♥

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  13. Ohhhh, I've loved that photo set for so long! Must admit I always thought they were shot by David Bailey though. Oops! Your recreations are just perfect and the pink hair makes them even greater than the originals to me. :)

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  14. These photos are simply incredible! and a self-timer remote with your camera (if it's a DSLR) may help the running back and forth problem you've been having :)

    http://secret-hipster.blogspot.com.au/

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  15. This is so amazing!! I totally get what you mean about running back & forth. I try taking my own self portraits as well. I hope that I get as great as you one day! All these photos are lovely. I love your sense of style. The inspiration you picked up has me in awe.

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  16. Oh my, your makeup! Such beauty!!
    ♡ Dulce

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  17. Iconic! You look heavenly dreamy. Can't wait for more 60s inspired posts!

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  18. Love it! I really like your eye makeup- i like the 60's heavy hooded shadow but i can never seem to get it quite right... you did it perfectly though!

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  19. Absolutely gorgeous! I just love your self portraits :) xx

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  20. Absolutely gorgeous! The flowers and blue background are so beautiful. Your hair is perfection.

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  21. Wow, amazing job! I like your version better ;-)

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  22. so beautiful honey! You are such an incredible young lady who amazes me so much with your inspirational posts x

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  23. ah, i love these - both the originals and your versions! you did such an amazing job on these. and you're both beautiful ladies! :-) xx

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  24. Beautiful!Love both the original and your version!

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  25. I WISH I WAS YOU YOU ARE SO COOL

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  26. SO SO GORGEOUS! Oh my I cant even! xo

    ♥ www.thekawaiiplanet.com

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  27. It looks amazing!
    x Angela // the-style-doll.blogspot.com

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  28. These are such beautiful photos, Kailey.
    I love the feeling in your eyes and how there is your own personal touch.

    Vegetarian Courtesy


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  29. These pictures turned out wonderfully! I definitely see the inspiration in your photos. The flowers in your hair compliment your pink hair perfectly too. I can't wait to see what other retro-inspired photo shoots you do!

    Jamie | PetitePanoply.com

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  30. Your makeup is so on point! And I totally get the frustration of taking your own photos. But the outcome is so worth it!

    -Hannah | The Outfit Repeater

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  31. Oh this is such a lovely idea! I can't wait to see more portraits. xx

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  32. These are fantastic Kailey! You look incredible <3

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  33. words escape me but !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  34. Your floral portrait is so beautiful and romantic, love it!

    Prudence
    www.prudencepetitestyle.com

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  35. Kailey you look phenomenal! I love absolutely everything about these photos. Such a babe xx

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  36. Wow, this is truly beautiful! You did an amazing job. The eyeliner is spot on and I really enjoy that lipstick shade with your hair. Seriously great!

    xo, Michelle
    Neon Rattail

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  37. These are by far my fav photos of you!!! You are so gorgeous <333

    themadmod.blogspot.com

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  38. so beautiful! <3

    xoxo, rae
    http://www.raellarina.net/

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  39. noo way you look perfect :O love the make up and hair :) xx

    dresses-and-travels //@susandollparts

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  40. EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS IS SO PERFECT I CAN'T EVEN DEAL. and your eye makeup is FLAWLESS like beyonce. you're one of the few bloggers i know of who really takes it to the next level with the ideas behind your posts and i can't tell you how much i LOVE IT.

    jessica - littlehenrylee.com

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