As with all of Petra’s work, we never feel like we’re behind a camera, but rather inside the personal space of her subjects.
American Apparel is in the midst of yet another controversy, but not for the reasons you’d expect. This time the controversy is actually regarding their clothes and not their advertising campaigns. People are in a tizzy because AA paired up with artist Petra Collins for a capsule collection of t-shirts, and one of those t-shirts… Read More »
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the record label that helped change the face of Canadian independent music, designer Jeremy Laing has created a series of t-shirts for the Bay, and the pieces look amazing as captured here by local photographer (and frequent Rookie Mag contibutor) Petra Collins. A collaboration between Arts & Crafts musicians and… Read More »
Young Blood: Our fall fashion shoot with H&M, 69 Vintage, Chasse Gardee, Love of Mine and Frou Frou Vintage at The Mascot in Parkdale
Inspiration for shoot Informed by the decadent 1970s, touches of old Hollywood glamour as well as modern quirk, our SDTC F/W ’11 shoot as all about unexpected combinations, textures, punches of colour, while keeping in mind a dreamy, faded femininity. The type of woman represented in this shoot is sensual, bold and unafraid. Her intensity… Read More »
Petra Collins is one girl we’d love to hang out with. Director of famed photographer Richard Kern’s castings, a feature in Vice Magazine, as well as a shout-out from Tavi Gevinson, this eighteen year old Torontonian is poised to become one of your favourite new photographers. With her attention to mood, and a distinctly dreamy,… Read More »