“The Rising of the Phoenix”
conscious seasonless'20/21 collection
There is no beginning,
no end. Only rebirth
through your own life cycle,
Like the Phoenix, you have
the power within,
to reinvent your beauty
from the ashes.
Three generations of women, of one family unveil the beauty of this natural cycle in seasonless’21 collection by AIKEN.
Made with scraps of fabric, this collection reimagines what was left behind into a new cycle of beauty.
PHOTOGRAPHER | Bogdan Pastor
STYLIST | Asher Rous
CREATIVE DIRECTOR | Aigerim Akenova
MODELS | Miriam Ellingson, Susan Ellingson, Isabelle Ellingson
PHOTOGRAPHER ASSISTANT | Mustafa Mutlu
STYLIST ASSISTANT | Raluca Ostasz
STUDIO | Lux-SF studio
GRAPHIC DESIGN | Aigerim Akenova
SPECIAL THANKS | Amy Ellingson,
Mushi Wooseong James, Cera Hensley,
Caroline Kaufman, Katherine Tuider,
VARDA AiR, Holden Crane.
My family & community in Kazakhstan & SF Bay.
Photographs of fires in Northern California by Bogdan Pastor