Face of the month collaboration with Global Model Scouting and @bypoststreet!

Introducing our new collaboration! Face of the Month with:

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FACE OF THE MONTH

At the end of every month GMS will pick a “Face of the month” from the models on our site. This will be someone that we think stands out. What makes them stand out could be uniqueness, coolness, attitude or perhaps great personal charisma. The height and size is of no consequence.

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First edition:

‘Sofie’

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It’s a family affair!

GMS was founded by my best friend, Maud Kerzendörfer, from Stockholm, Sweden!

by post street is directed by my daughter, Anna Thorsen, and I am by post street‘s artist-in-residence! Anna is also a guest blogger for GMS!

Filming/editing of my creative process is provided by my son, Julian Bowers!

Stay tuned for new faces!

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Alexander:

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Pre-order your @bypoststreet Collaboration 1 [K,A,R] t-shirt @Indiegogo until March 1!

PRE-ORDER now available for BY POST STREET, my unisex t-shirt & music project with creative director/designer Anna Thorsen. Order COLLABORATION 1 through Indiegogo from now until March 1. Check it –>

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60% Bamboo Rayon, 28% Cotton, 6% Spandex

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Funders will have access to a variety of rewards depending on the level of contribution. These rewards range from postcard sets, to a signed t-shirts, to original individualized portraits. 

See below!

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Video by Julian Bowers

Design. Discover. Deejay. 

by post street is a creative and collaborative source for fashion, house, hip hop and art.

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WHAT WE ARE

by post street is a limited edition t-shirt & music company created by Anna & Kat Thorsen.

by post street is a creative and collaborative source for fashion, house, hip hop and art.

Collections will be released monthly and feature two fashion figures and one DJ.  Each collection will be produced in limited runs, available for 30 days (or until sold out) and paired with an exclusive podcast by the “DJ of the month” (available to download for free).

CHECK OUT OUR INDIEGOGO SITE AND BECOME AN ACTIVE COLLABORATOR!

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FUNDER PERKS:

$1 or more:

Thank you mention on our new website: by post street

$25:

A set of postcards featuring the three portraits [K/A/R] from Collection/Collaboration 1

$75:

A signed print of “K” portrait

$120:

Your choice of a K, A or R t-shirt

$200:

Signed print of “K” portrait and a “K” t-shirt 

$500:

A set of postcards featuring the three portraits [K/A/R] from Collection/Collaboration 1, a signed print of “K” portrait and a signed “K” t-shirt

$1000:

A signed print of “K” portrait, a signed “K” t-shirt and a custom individualized portrait (18″x 24″)

$2500:

All of the above and an exclusive invite to the launch party [travel and accommodation not included]

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Your contribution will allow us to:

Create our first limited edition t-shirt run featuring two fashion figures and the “DJ of the month.”  The unisex t-shirts, designed by Anna and featuring exclusive art by Kat Thorsen, are made from 100% organic cotton.

Provide exclusive access to first official podcast created by the “DJ of the month” Riccardo Bhi from Milan, Italy.

Create a cutting edge website to house sales, podcasts and to provide a continuous creative source of fashion, art and music.

Plan, promote and execute the launch event that utilizes interactive art and a DJ performance to launch “Collection 1.”

THE IMPACT

No one can whistle a symphony.  It takes a whole orchestra to play it. – H.E. Luccock

By becoming a funder you will allow the world to experience:

• The new collaborative wave that combines art, music, fashion and social media.

• The buzz of anticipating and collecting the monthly limited edition t-shirts.

• The discovery and celebration of leading DJ talent from around the globe.

• The power of interactive art events.

• The positive impact on our non-profit partner.  (by post street will be donating 3% of profits from t-shirt sales to a non-profit organization.)  STAY TUNED FOR OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT NEXT WEEK!

• the satisfaction of purchasing a product that is completey produced and manufactured locally.

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THE FUTURE

It doesn’t stop at “Collection 1”:

by post street  anticipates extending services to organizations to provide theme-specific limited edition t-shirt runs for promotional campaigns and fundraisers.

BPS

  • Anna Thorsen:   former entertainment promoter and visual merchandiser, Anna is now the editor-in-chief of the multi-city lifestyle website, The Social Life.  She brings over 10 years of experience within the fashion/entertainment industries into her new role as Creative Director for by post street. the-sociallife.com
  • Kat Thorsen, artist, art therapist and author is renowned for her art blog, portraits, therapeutic art classes, craftivism, street art and popular interactive art events. Kat is the resident artist for by post street. katthorsen.wordpress.com

HELP SPREAD THE WORD:

Follow @bypoststreet

The latest creative collaboration by @poststreet (Kat Thorsen) and @the_social_life (Anna T Fabulous).

Art/ Fashion/ Music

Portraits/ T-shirts/ Podcasts

Twitter/ Instagram/ Soundcloud

THANK YOU!

CHECK OUT CAMPAIGN UPDATES

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Check out @bypoststreet funder perks on @Indiegogo!

Funders will have access to a variety of rewards depending on the level of contribution. These rewards range from postcard sets, to a signed t-shirts, to original individualized portraits. 

See below!

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Video by Julian Bowers

Design. Discover. Deejay. 

by post street is a creative and collaborative source for fashion, house, hip hop and art.

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WHAT WE ARE

by post street is a limited edition t-shirt & music company created by Anna & Kat Thorsen.

by post street is a creative and collaborative source for fashion, house, hip hop and art.

Collections will be released monthly and feature two fashion figures and one DJ.  Each collection will be produced in limited runs, available for 30 days (or until sold out) and paired with an exclusive podcast by the “DJ of the month” (available to download for free).

CHECK OUT OUR INDIEGOGO SITE AND BECOME AN ACTIVE COLLABORATOR!

Indiegogo

FUNDER PERKS:

$1 or more:

Thank you mention on our new website: by post street

$25:

A set of postcards featuring the three portraits [K/A/R] from Collection/Collaboration 1

$75:

A signed print of “K” portrait

$200:

Signed print of “K” portrait and a “K” t-shirt 

$500:

A set of postcards featuring the three portraits [K/A/R] from Collection/Collaboration 1, a signed print of “K” portrait and a signed “K” t-shirt

$1000:

A signed print of “K” portrait, a signed “K” t-shirt and a custom individualized portrait (18″x 24″)

$2500:

All of the above and an exclusive invite to the launch party [travel and accommodation not included]

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Your contribution will allow us to:

Create our first limited edition t-shirt run featuring two fashion figures and the “DJ of the month.”  The unisex t-shirts, designed by Anna and featuring exclusive art by Kat Thorsen, are made from 100% organic cotton.

Provide exclusive access to first official podcast created by the “DJ of the month” Riccardo Bhi from Milan, Italy.

Create a cutting edge website to house sales, podcasts and to provide a continuous creative source of fashion, art and music.

Plan, promote and execute the launch event that utilizes interactive art and a DJ performance to launch “Collection 1.”

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THE IMPACT

No one can whistle a symphony.  It takes a whole orchestra to play it. – H.E. Luccock

By becoming a funder you will allow the world to experience:

• The new collaborative wave that combines art, music, fashion and social media.

• The buzz of anticipating and collecting the monthly limited edition t-shirts.

• The discovery and celebration of leading DJ talent from around the globe.

• The power of interactive art events.

• The positive impact on our non-profit partner.  (by post street will be donating 3% of profits from t-shirt sales to a non-profit organization.)  STAY TUNED FOR OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT NEXT WEEK!

• the satisfaction of purchasing a product that is completey produced and manufactured locally.

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THE FUTURE

It doesn’t stop at “Collection 1”:

by post street  anticipates extending services to organizations to provide theme-specific limited edition t-shirt runs for promotional campaigns and fundraisers.

BPS

  • Anna Thorsen:   former entertainment promoter and visual merchandiser, Anna is now the editor-in-chief of the multi-city lifestyle website, The Social Life.  She brings over 10 years of experience within the fashion/entertainment industries into her new role as Creative Director for by post street. the-sociallife.com
  • Kat Thorsen, artist, art therapist and author is renowned for her art blog, portraits, therapeutic art classes, craftivism, street art and popular interactive art events. Kat is the resident artist for by post street. katthorsen.wordpress.com

HELP SPREAD THE WORD:

Follow @bypoststreet

The latest creative collaboration by @poststreet (Kat Thorsen) and @the_social_life (Anna T Fabulous).

Art/ Fashion/ Music

Portraits/ T-shirts/ Podcasts

Twitter/ Instagram/ Soundcloud

THANK YOU!

CHECK OUT CAMPAIGN UPDATES

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FIRST podcast by @riccardobhi on @SoundCloud for @bypoststreet t-shirt & music project!

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST:

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TAKE A LOOK :

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Design. Discover. Deejay. 

by post street is a creative and collaborative source for fashion, house, hip hop and art.

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WHAT WE ARE

by post street is a limited edition t-shirt & music company created by Anna & Kat Thorsen.

by post street is a creative and collaborative source for fashion, house, hip hop and art.

Collections will be released monthly and feature two fashion figures and one DJ.  Each collection will be produced in limited runs, available for 30 days (or until sold out) and paired with an exclusive podcast by the “DJ of the month” (available to download for free).

TODAY WE LAUNCH OUR FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN!

CHECK OUT OUR INDIEGOGO SITE AND BECOME AN ACTIVE COLLABORATOR!

Indiegogo

WHAT WE NEED & WHAT YOU GET

Perks for your contribution:

Funders will have access to a variety of rewards depending on the level of contribution. These rewards range from postcard sets, to a signed t-shirts, to original individualized portraits.

Your contribution will allow us to:

Create our first limited edition t-shirt run featuring two fashion figures and the “DJ of the month.”  The unisex t-shirts, designed by Anna and featuring exclusive art by Kat Thorsen, are made from 100% organic cotton.

Provide exclusive access to first official podcast created by the “DJ of the month” Riccardo Bhi from Milan, Italy.

Create a cutting edge website to house sales, podcasts and to provide a continuous creative source of fashion, art and music.

Plan, promote and execute the launch event that utilizes interactive art and a DJ performance to launch “Collection 1.”

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THE IMPACT

No one can whistle a symphony.  It takes a whole orchestra to play it. – H.E. Luccock

By becoming a funder you will allow the world to experience:

• The new collaborative wave that combines art, music, fashion and social media.

• The buzz of anticipating and collecting the monthly limited edition t-shirts.

• The discovery and celebration of leading DJ talent from around the globe.

• The power of interactive art events.

• The positive impact on our non-profit partner.  (by post street will be donating 3% of profits from t-shirt sales to a non-profit organization.)  STAY TUNED FOR OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT NEXT WEEK!

• the satisfaction of purchasing a product that is completey produced and manufactured locally.

IMG_8347

THE FUTURE

It doesn’t stop at “Collection 1”:

by post street  anticipates extending services to organizations to provide theme-specific limited edition t-shirt runs for promotional campaigns and fundraisers.

BPS

  • Anna Thorsen:   former entertainment promoter and visual merchandiser, Anna is now the editor-in-chief of the multi-city lifestyle website, The Social Life.  She brings over 10 years of experience within the fashion/entertainment industries into her new role as Creative Director for by post street. the-sociallife.com
  • Kat Thorsen, artist, art therapist and author is renowned for her art blog, portraits, therapeutic art classes, craftivism, street art and popular interactive art events. Kat is the resident artist for by post street. katthorsen.wordpress.com

SPREAD THE WORD:

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Follow @bypoststreet

The latest creative collaboration by @poststreet (Kat Thorsen) and @the_social_life (Anna T Fabulous).

Art/ Fashion/ Music

Portraits/ T-shirts/ Podcasts

Twitter/ Instagram/ Soundcloud

Video by Julian Bowers

Announcing my new project with @The_Social_Life: @bypoststreet! #art #fashion #music #collaboration

Design. Discover. Deejay. 

by post street is a creative and collaborative source for fashion, house, hip hop and art.

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Follow @bypoststreet

The latest creative collaboration by @poststreet (Kat Thorsen) and @the_social_life (Anna T Fabulous).

Art/ Fashion/ Music

Portraits/ T-shirts/ Podcasts

Twitter/ Instagram/ Soundcloud

Video by Julian Bowers

WHAT WE ARE

by post street is a limited edition t-shirt & music company created by Anna & Kat Thorsen.

by post street is a creative and collaborative source for fashion, house, hip hop and art.

Collections will be released monthly and feature two fashion figures and one DJ.  Each collection will be produced in limited runs, available for 30 days (or until sold out) and paired with an exclusive podcast by the “DJ of the month” (available to download for free).

This project was born out of our mutual desire to take the bold, scary, courageous (and perhaps outrageous) step to abundance and living our dreams!

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In the end all collaborations are love stories.
― Twyla Tharp, The Collaborative Habit: Life Lessons for Working Together

TODAY WE LAUNCH OUR FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN!

CHECK OUT OUR INDIEGOGO SITE AND BECOME AN ACTIVE COLLABORATOR!

Indiegogo

WHAT WE NEED & WHAT YOU GET

Perks for your contribution:

Funders will have access to a variety of rewards depending on the level of contribution. These rewards range from postcard sets, to a signed t-shirts, to original individualized portraits.

Your contribution will allow us to:

Create our first limited edition t-shirt run featuring two fashion figures and the “DJ of the month.”  The unisex t-shirts, designed by Anna and featuring exclusive art by Kat Thorsen, are made from 100% organic cotton.

Provide exclusive access to first official podcast created by the “DJ of the month” Riccardo Bhi from Milan, Italy.

Create a cutting edge website to house sales, podcasts and to provide a continuous creative source of fashion, art and music.

Plan, promote and execute the launch event that utilizes interactive art and a DJ performance to launch “Collection 1.”

img_3468

THE IMPACT

No one can whistle a symphony.  It takes a whole orchestra to play it. – H.E. Luccock

By becoming a funder you will allow the world to experience:

• The new collaborative wave that combines art, music, fashion and social media.

• The buzz of anticipating and collecting the monthly limited edition t-shirts.

• The discovery and celebration of leading DJ talent from around the globe.

• The power of interactive art events.

• The positive impact on our non-profit partner.  (by post street will be donating 3% of profits from t-shirt sales to a non-profit organization.)  STAY TUNED FOR OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT NEXT WEEK!

• the satisfaction of purchasing a product that is completey produced and manufactured locally.

THE FUTURE

It doesn’t stop at “Collection 1”:

by post street  anticipates extending services to organizations to provide theme-specific limited edition t-shirt runs for promotional campaigns and fundraisers.

Photo by Carolyn Spencer
My collaborative street art wall, Vancouver BC.  Photo by Carolyn Spencer

BPS

  • Anna Thorsen:   former entertainment promoter and visual merchandiser, Anna is now the editor-in-chief of the multi-city lifestyle website, The Social Life.  She brings over 10 years of experience within the fashion/entertainment industries into her new role as Creative Director for by post street. the-sociallife.com

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  • Kat Thorsen, artist, art therapist and author is renowned for her art blog, portraits, therapeutic art classes, craftivism, street art and popular interactive art events. Kat is the resident artist for by post street. katthorsen.wordpress.com

Josh Langston does D.W “Held in a spell… stabbed like a driven nail.” @darylswhite’s #porcupineology

Photo by Maryellen Groundwater
Photo by Maryellen Groundwater

Josh Langston of The Social Life models D.W Fashion.

Designer: Daryl White

Photo by Maryellen Groundwater
Photo by Maryellen Groundwater

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Clothing creation & modification from recycled fabrics into original unique clothing pieces that are a reflection of major influences in pop culture, and also influenced by past – present – and future fashion market trends…

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Photo by Maryellen Groundwater

He was always cold, but the land of gold seemed to hold him like a spell;
Though he’d often say in his homely way that “he’d sooner live in hell.”

On a Christmas Day we were mushing our way over the Dawson trail.
Talk of your cold! through the parka’s fold it stabbed like a driven nail.
–  Robert Service
Photo by Nancy Kirkpatrick
Photo by Nancy Kirkpatrick
Maryellen and Josh. Photo by Nancy Kirkpatrick
Maryellen and Josh. Photo by Nancy Kirkpatrick
Photo by Maryellen Groundwater
Photo by Maryellen Groundwater
Photo by Maryellen Groundwater
Photo by Maryellen Groundwater
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Photo by Nancy Kirkpatrick

Check out more photos from the shoot at: A WISE MAN ONCE SAID…

Fashion blog foreshadowed. @annatfabulous’s journal, 1997.

In celebration of my daughter’s birthday, I will share with you some amazing pages from her 1997 journal (age 12).  They certainly illustrate the shape of things to come.  Fashion, events, life is planned and analyzed and celebrated.  Anna is now founder and editor-in-chief of the online fashion magazine/blog: THE SOCIAL LIFE– where fashion, events, life is planned and analyzed and celebrated.  She was born for this!!!

 

One of my fave photos of Anna with Joshua J.

Sampling of journal pages 1997-98:

Check out THE SOCIAL LIFE’s review of the new NO DOUBT video

Dream home

Happy birthday, Anna!

July 27, 1985

 

Anna T Fabulous- the legacy of the Bergström women.

My daughter, Annaeats, sleeps, breathes, devours, obsesses, demands, wants and needs FASHION.  I see the spirits of her Swedish female ancestors carrying on through her.

My great grandmother, Brita Bergström, was obsessed with the latest fashion trends of her time but having 12 children and little money she had to improvise.   Brita would look in store windows, memorize the style and material, head home and weave the textiles on her large loom and sew the clothing for her kids.  The children were always stylish and were the only kids in their school to have gym strips.

My grandmother, Stina Bergström (Orwald), read Vogue religiously and was reknowned in her small home town of Hudiksvall for her beauty, style and humble personality.  Anna’s over-the-top personality likens my great Aunt, Helga Bergström, who was fiercely independent and outspoken.   She never married and loved every minute of her single fiesty life!

Anna's great grandmother, Stina Bergström

My mother, Karin Orwald (Thorsen), Anna’s grandmother AKA “Mormor,” was ALWAYS stylish and so clean and fresh, with a lovely air of Estée Lauder floating around her.  She taught Anna the importance of the crisp white shirt and the essential accessory- the shoulder pad.

Anna’s blog: I NEED A SOCIAL LIFE

Fashion = shoulders back! Lessons from @annatfabulous and @RebeccaRaw

I RECOMMEND:

REBECCA RAWLINSON

I NEED A SOCIAL LIFE (ANNA T FABULOUS)

These 2 incredible young women share with the world their passion for the art of fashion.

But what they TEACH ME is that fashion is truly about:

• SELF-CONFIDENCE!

• SELF-WORTH!

• SELF-DECLARATION!

• SHOULDERS BACK!

 

Anna and Rebecca in my 5-minute portraits

LIVE EVENT HAPPENING SOON: Live portrait of Rebecca by me, interactive art stations, new portraits of fabulous people in my life, food, drinks and silent-auction event of my art!  YES- I’M CLEARING OUT THE VAULT!  STAY TUNED!