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The Ember Grey Tell-All, Vol. 2

February 10, 2015

When did you start modeling? I started modeling when I was 16, but signed with my dream agency, Elite Model Management, my senior year of college. The very first job I booked landed me on numerous billboards, print, a commercial, and a runway show in NYC. Ironically, while it had taken me 6 years to grow out my hair as long as I’d ever had it, this first booked job also entailed dyeing it red and cutting it the shortest…

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one. five. ten.

March 5, 2014

1 Year after high school: “Wait, what is going on?” During the first college experience^^ I was a 2002 high school grad so a year after high school I was already in my first year of college and honestly, having the weirdest time. For the first two years of college, I chose to attend a small Christian university close to home and I think I quickly realized it just wasn’t the experience I was looking for – all around. During…

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Flashback Friday: Werk.

February 28, 2014

Fall 2006: Werk. (Chicago, IL) It was Fall-time in Chicago and it was cold. I’d already had quite a few shoots thru my agency since signing with them but this was my first “big one” with a big time photographer out of New York. My call time was 4:30AM and God knows I didn’t sleep much the night before. I was excited. I was nervous. I didn’t really know what to expect. When I got there in the morning, I…

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Why this will never* be a fashion blog

February 25, 2014

  *Well, never say never, right? So let me rephrase. This blog will most likely never be a fashion blog. Why? Do I have something against style? (Perhaps, yes, on days when I’m wearing all gray sweats with no makeup and dirty hair. Perhaps I have a problem with style. But sometimes comfort rules style, I’m sorry.)  (And I hear you fashion bloggers who might be reading this, “You can do both comfort and style!” No. No you can’t. Not…

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