Our Toronto RfR team had a chance to get all dolled up for a two-day photoshoot session with the amazing portrait & wedding photographer, Carole B. Eves. Before getting all glitzed up, all of our ladies headed to the RfR closet in search of the perfect dress and accessories. After finding their keepers, they met with the glam squad, Brushes & Blushes, Euphoria, and Angela Shaw, for their full beauty makeovers!

RfR Community Manager, Melanie, channels her feminine side with delicate embellishments and charming floral details. Read on for an inside look at her staff photoshoot highlights.

RfR Community Manager Melanie rocking our Narces dress for her portrait shoot with Carole B. Eves

Behind-the-scenes photo by Renata Pollock Photography

RfR: What were some of the highlights from your photoshoot and how did the overall experience make you feel?

Melanie: It was lovely to walk into the Toronto showroom and see all of the RfR ladies dazzled up in their beautiful dresses. One of my favourite parts of the experience was having my hair and makeup done. Arwa from Brushes and Blushes applied extravagant smokey shadows and a berry lip colour – I felt so glamourous!

RfR Community Manager Melanie rocking our black mesh Narces dress

Photographed by Carole B. Eves Photography

RfR: What made you choose your dresses, and in what way did the hair and makeup compliment the look?

Melanie: I wanted my outfits to reflect my personal style and decided on a flowy feminine wrap gown and a classic LBD. The hair and makeup gave each look a more dramatic feel.

RfR: What would be the perfect event(s) to wear these dresses to?

Melanie: The black embellished stretch-knit dress by Narces would make a nice option for a gals’ night or a cocktail party. The Parisian Blue and Floral Wrap Gown by Yumi Kim is both pretty and playful making it work perfectly as a wedding guest outfit.


RfR Community Manager Melanie in Parisian Blue Yumi Kim dress

Photographed by Carole B. Eves Photography

RfR: What body type would work perfectly for each of your dress choices?

Melanie: The body con Narces dress hugs all of your curves, a good choice for those with an hourglass, pear, or petite figure. The Yumi Kim maxi narrows in at the waist – a great option for hourglass and pear body types.

A special thank you to Renata Pollock for all the beautiful behind-the-scenes action shots.