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I had the pleasure of spending an afternoon being photographed by Alyssa Lau in eco-concious clothing from her shop, NewClassics.ca for a Local Portrait feature. Each piece I tried on was special in its own way. In this instance, the Kowtow turtleneck felt like it was made of woven clouds from heaven – so so soft. That’s what organic cotton feels like, you heard it here first! The Samuji skirt has a bias grain pattern of velvety rectangles, a design detail not lost on myself. As for the bag, Erin Templeton’s BYOB is made of buttery leather, the type that will age well with wear.

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OUTFIT | sunglasses – RAY-BAN c/o Shopbop | turtleneck – KOWTOW – New Classics (currently on sale!) | skirt – SAMUJI – New Classics | BYOB bag – ERIN TEMPLETON – New Classics | platforms – RACHEL COMEY c/o Shopbop (similar here and here)

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Read the full Local Portrait interview on the NewClassics.ca blog and check out the other profiles of interesting Edmontonians!

Photographs by Alyssa Lau

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