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She wears the pants, and the bowtie

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 An Editorial on Women’s business attire: She wears the pants, and the bowtie.

I meant to write about this fashion photoshoot a while back, but I’ve been busy and it fell between the cracks. I just got back from a very interesting trip to Germany, Dubai, and Oman. A truly mind boggling experience. Its given me a new appreciation for fashion, which I wrote about a bit in my last blog post. So I’ll try not to repeat myself again. And instead tell you a little bit about these images which tackle women’s business attire.

This session was a really fun sunrise shoot with traveling model Zoe West. We got up before dawn to get the early morning light. The images for us are a commentary on women wearing menswear. Women in the workforce, including the tech industry which we all know has some issues to work out. And while tackling some big issues, in true Ella + Zoe fashion, we had to be a little funny and ironic. Because what’s the point of life if everything is so damn serious all the time. So, She wears the pants, and the bowtie, is a look at what professional attire is for women today.

What do you wear to work? How do you express yourself? Are there aspects of women’s business attire that you find restricting, limiting, or hilarious? Would love to hear your thoughts!

Model Zoe West in a skirt suit, black and white. Photo by Ella Sophie

Oakland Fashion photographer Ella Sophie, Model Zoe West, women in menswear editorial

I wear vans to work, fashion photography by Ella Sophie, Oakland CA

Menswear with attitude, women in business. Photography by Ella Sophie

Women in business, dapper girls in bowties, Photographer Ella Sophie

Traveling model Zoe West, by Oakland photographer Ella Sophie in striped menswear

She wears the pants, menswear fashion editorial photography by Ella Sophie, Oakland CA

women in menswear, women in suits, by Oakland photographer Ella Sophie

Fashion portrait of model Zoe West by Oakland photographer Ella Sophie

Women in menswear with attitude, hipster business style, tech girls. Photographer Ella Sophie

Business style, tech women, photography by Ella Sophie

Hipster business fashion, by photographer Ella Sophie, Oakland CA

She wears the pants, women in menswear by California photographer Ella Sophie

San Francisco fashion photographer Ella Sophie, bowties for women

San Francisco photographer Ella Sophie, business wear for millennial women.

Hope you’ve enjoyed these images. As always if your interested in working together, or just want to say hi, drop my a note in the comments or contact form below.

Want to see more of Zoe, check her website
All these fabulous bowtie’s and more are available from Oakland designer SonSon


All Images © Ella Sophie
Ella Sophie is an artist and photographer living in Oakland California. She specializes in creating images that empower women. Through portraiture, boudoir photography and ethical fashion photography. Ella strives to change the perception that women have of themselves one photo at a time. When she isn’t working you can find her volunteering at the local animal shelter. Encouraging fellow entrepreneurs and artists. Or traveling and taking in the beautiful wilderness.

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