Updated: Aug 21, 2020
Take a peek behind the scenes at the photoshoot for Popsy and Mama's Spring Collection 2020.
A behind the scenes look at how Popsy and Mama's first 'real' photoshoot went, and introducing you to the people who helped make it happen.
At the end of January I held my first 'real' photoshoot for Popsy and Mama to showcase my spring 2020 collection of handmade children's clothes. It's always been a dream of mine to capture each season in a magazine-style shoot. I can't believe a few weeks ago that dream came true!
My wonderful Brand Reps kindly agreed to help make it happen and joined me in Cannock, West Midlands, for a day of Popsy and Mama fun.
We were all travelled from different sides of the country. We had Brand Reps coming from Scotland, Cornwall, East Anglia, the South Coast, and from Berkshire was myself, Poppy and Rachel Mullin's, the very important photographer. Some of us drove up together in a minibus. You can image the (chaotic) fun we had!
Everyone excitedly greeted each other upon arrival at a school in Cannock (our base for the photoshoot). I had to pinch myself several times knowing the parents and children travelled all that way for Popsy and Mama.
Many of the Brand Rep children have never met. But, before we knew it, they were giggling, running and enjoying each other's company. All 20 of them!
We got to work straight away. The back drop went up and Popsy and Mama's Spring Collection 2020 came out. The children started trying on the new collection and telling us their (very honest) opinions. You can always rely on children to tell you the truth!
My Brand Reps do an amazing job taking pictures of my handmade outfits on their adventures. I thought it was about time I introduced them to you properly. So here they are, they're a gorgeous bunch!
Introducing Popsy and Mama's Brand Reps
TILLY, AGE 3
"Tilly is 3 and obsessed with dinosaurs, crocodiles and sharks. Her favourite toy is Gary the Croc."
ARLO, AGE 3
"Arlo is 3 and a half. He loves Marshall from Paw Patrol!"
FRANKIE, AGE 10 MOS
"Franklin (Frankie for short) is almost 10 months old. He doesn't have a favourite toy yet, he just likes empty water bottles and chewing shoes!"
RUBY-MAE, AGE 3
"Ruby-Mae is 3, She loves dancing and her baby Annabelle."
JAXSON, AGE 2
"Jaxson is 2 and a half. He loves riding his bike and running outdoors. His favourite things to play with are his cars and his baby doll, who he's named Baby John!"
ISABELLE, AGE 16 MOS
"Isabelle is 16 months old. She loves swimming - she’s like a little fish!"
LEXIE, AGE 9 MOS &
ELLIS, AGE 2
"Little sister Lexie is 9 months old, and big brother Ellis has just turned 2. Ellis' favourite toy is Duck from 'Sarah and Duck' the TV programme. And, Lexie's favourite toy is Sarah! They're like two peas in a pod."
ALBIE, AGE 15 MOS
" Albie is 15 months old. He loves playing with lots of different toys, but especially with his Noah's Ark."
DARCIE, AGE 2
"Darcie is 2 years old. She loves anything and everything to do with Paw Patrol!"
ELOWEN, AGE 11 MOS &
HARLYN, AGE 3
@dippydodah "Meet brother and sister, Harlyn and Elowen. Harlyn is 3 and a half and loves Ghostbusters, bugs and the Backstreet Boys! Elowen is 11 months old and loves...everything!"
LOUIS, AGE 3
@life_with_louis_and_lady "Louis is 3 years old. He loves anything to do with Toy Story or cars. Louis loves singing songs too!"