Fashion and.. cake?

Recently, we received sort of a bizarre request – to craft fake cake “hats” for a L’Etoile Magazine fashion photo shoot. Given my recent spate of nostalgia for my fashion industry days, I jumped at the chance to participate.

3 Cakers – myself, Sheela from Cake Eater Bakery, and Thea from Perfect Day Cakes were each given photos of 2 dresses to work with, and very little in the way of guidelines , restrictions, or TIME (lol!), and set free to run wild with our imaginations.

Here are the two photos I was initially provided with:

The blue dress is from Blasphemina’s Closet. For this dress, L’Etoile requested something crazy, bright, and mad-hatterish, as they wanted to play up the “Alice in Wonderland” feel of it. The grey/orange dress is from Calpurnia Peach. Here’s what we came up with:

And here are the final shots from the fashion shoot:

So yeah, that was an interesting experience. I really liked the way that the grey and orange cake went so well with the Calpurnia Peach dress… but, if I had my time back, I think I would have pushed to do the other one blue and black, to better coordinate with the assigned dress.

Cool though.

2 thoughts on “Fashion and.. cake?

  1. found a few months ago and all i can say in WOW,some of,scratchthat,all these cakes are amazing,how do you manage to come up with such new ideas all the time,your cakes truly are amazing,and well done to your husband for the pics too.

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