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Mary EMBELLISHMENT LOOK-BOOK


EMBELLISHED METALS

A Fashion designer and a Make-up artist Come together to create a look-book featuring their own work. Their obsession for embellishments was the inspiration when putting these looks logether.


Fashion Design student, Maria incorporated four unique pieces designed and made by her. Each individual pieces was used in creating 4 outfits. These looks were then styled with items from both their closets. Cosmetology student Melissa De la Cruz. Incorporated her makeup and hair styling skills.


White&Black Sophistication

Shoes:ALDO Lace shirt: Tobi Blazer: Mary ms1ofakind Leather Pants: H&M Skull Clutch: Bakers Rings: Sabo Skirt Bracelets: Forever 21

Hair: Maria E. Cruz Makeup: Melissa De la Cruz

Styling: Maria E. Cruz &Melissa De la Cruz

Photograph: Maria E. Cruz Location: Minooka, IL (Melissa’s house)


Recycled Vintage

Lace Off the Shoulder top: SABO Acid Wash Studded Shorts: Mary ms1ofakind Cork Wedge Sandals: C SPACE Silver Spike Bracelet: ASOS Belt: Forever21 Rings: Asos

Hair & Makeup: Melissa De la Cruz

Styling: Maria E. Cruz &Melissa De la Cruz Photograph: Maria E. Cruz

Location: Minooka, IL (Melissa’s house)


Delicate Beauty

Shirt: Mary ms1ofakind Belt: Forever21 Clutch: Know Style Rings: Asos Middle Ring: Alexander McQueen Shorts: American Apparel Sunnies: Dior Bracelets & Necklace: Asos Boots: Baker

Hair & Makeup: Melissa De la Cruz

Styling: Maria E. Cruz &Melissa De la Cruz

Photograph: Maria E. Cruz Location: Minooka, IL (Melissa’s house)


RosePetal

Dress; Mary ms1ofakind Necklace; Ludora Boutique Spike Bracelet; Asos Shoes: Bakers Bag: Chanel Black & Gold Bracelet; Forever 21 Glasses; Gucci

Hair & Makeup: Melissa De la Cruz

Styling: Maria E. Cruz &Melissa De la Cruz

Photograph: Maria E. Cruz Location: Minooka, IL (Melissa’s house)


Maria E. Cruz

Bio. Ever since she could hold a crayon, Maria has communicated

through her art. She has a passion for impressionist painting. One of the reasons why she has an eye for details. She has always had a passion for fashion because of her mother teaching her how to be a fashionista. She isn't scared to try new thing. In High School she was voted best dress because of her odd way of mixing styles and colors.

even consider. She explores a wide variety of mediums to create designs that evoke emotional responses through the visual elements of each minor detail. Her passion for color and beading is what makes each piece unique. Signature styling includes layering and mixed mediums, including light silks to heavy wools. Maria E. Cruz is currently a senior at Columbia College Chicago. She designs ready-to-wear pieces from skirts, dresses, blouses, and jewelry. Her style is all about showing of a womens' curves. She wants women to feel sexy and comfortable in their own skin. She designs everything as if it were for her which makes every piece a "One of a Kind."

Maria draws out of inspiration from the smallest little thing that other might not

Melissa De la Cruz Bio.

are today. I wish to be someone's hero, someone that people look up to. I only wish

I recently finished

to make a change, even if it's a small one. I

Cosmetology school

know many people have different

and is doing some

definitions and visions of the word 'beauty'..

freelance work. I�ve But mine is different. I think beauty really started working

does come from within so basically I set up

with friends and

this page too help Any girl learn some

family by doing hair and make up. But the

super easy steps that can really help

only thing I really wish to do with my life is transform any insecurities that are maybe holding them back from showing their to inspire someone. I want to touch someone's life so much that they can

TRUE beauty

genuinely say that if they have never met me then they wouldn't be the person they

-XOXO Mely


Principals of Fashion Styling FINAL