RORY: AFTER DARK

Hardcore Daddy Paradise Lookbook Shoot

Hardcore Daddy Paradise Lookbook Shoot

I shot my first lookbook yesterday. Lil nervous, but I was in good hands with my sis Robin Roemer on the snap and makeup artist to the stars, Haley Andrews on face.

 

We shot at Robin's studio in Mid-City. (I'll tell you about the time we woke up at 5:30am to take pictures at the pink house only to find it'd been painted beige overnight later.) I mixed us some lux grapefruit and orange mimosas because I...


Twilight on the 4th of July... hangover on the 5th.

Twilight on the 4th of July... hangover on the 5th.

Spent pretty much the entire day drinking Miller High Life from a coozie that said 'Listen, Cowboy, I wasn't lookin at you. I was lookin at your TRUCK!' on the roof with my cousin and Laina - embodying our white trash fantasies.

 

We planned nothing other than our outfits and weren't sure we'd be able to see fireworks from the roof but once 8:00 hit, you couldn't NOT see fireworks. So that was glam. Also how bomb is this USA leather jacket from TSL and the photo


Hilary Duff in the OG Paradise Letter Chain

Hilary Duff in the OG Paradise Letter Chain

A little nostalgia for your eyes on this #TBT. It's Hilary Duff wearing the OG Paradise Letter chain in her video for Sparks. Styled by my bruh, Brett Alan Nelson - the video was fire... the gays even say underrated

 

 

For me this was a real moment because this was the first chain I'd ever designed solo and she was the first person to wear it. 

 

Peep the video and chain below:


Too lit to dim down a notch.

Too lit to dim down a notch.

Fuck. Me. Hard. This song/video came out today and holy Paradise. Stating the obvious here but this is so fire and the aesthetic inspiration is fruitful.

"Fuck you till you're burned out - cremation" is def a reach but I'm willing to overlook that with the Santana sample.

 

 


Just in time for Father's Day... Cazwell in the gold 'Daddy' chain

Just in time for Father's Day... Cazwell in the gold 'Daddy' chain

Shoutout to Cazwell for being the first Daddy in a 'Daddy' chain. He wears the chain in gold in his new video for 'Loose Wrists'. Peep some screengrabs and the entire video in it's pastel lace glory below: