Lovely 21 year old, size 14, non-professional, Quatorze Plus fashion model, Jacklyn Vidal, arrived straight from Concordia University, where she studies, for a photographic fashion editorial of this season's plus fashion at Oppen's on boulevard St-Laurent. Come along for the fashion excursion as well as the "behind the scene" with Beverly Oppen.
I vividly remember daily telephone calls from my Northern California artistry line account executive inquiring into my sales tally for the day, being scolded for failing to make the goal, even being accused of having misrepresented myself during the interview. Ouch.Read More
A cosmetics bag, it turns out, is not an inert plastic pouch, but a Pandora’s box of ambitious women and a time portal to the future, a future of my own making. I had just crossed through the looking glass into a world of contradictions, of half-truths, of cosmetic artifice.Read More