Back-to-back days with Olly Murs

This post is much delayed, but it is timely with the release of Olly Murs’ music video for Dear Darlin!

On May 1, 2013, my sister and I went to the Olly Murs concert at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto. It was a great show, but not the last time we’d be seeing Olly during his visit to Canada!
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On May 2 the British singer spent the morning after his sold-out and wild (picture bras being thrown and “take it off” being chanted over and over again by the audience) concert in Toronto, at a Faze Magazine cover shoot! That’s right, Faze’s next cover boy is Olly Murs! I was fortunate to be on set to capture the behind-the-scenes photography, so here are my shots from the shoot:
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Olly looked great! It was so funny, he loved all the clothes the stylist bought, but being the fashionisto he is, when looking through the wardrobe he’s like, “I actually have some pants that would go great with this top! I’ll be right back” and with that he ran back to his room (the cover shoot was held in his hotel) and came back with a handful of his own clothes. We’ve certainly never had a cover star do that before :p It was quite hilarious.
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Another hilarious and unique Olly move? He made the shoot a sing-along! Faze Cover Shoot Musical: The Olly Murs Edition. His album “Right Place Right Time” was the soundtrack playing throughout the entire day, so of course Olly knew all the words. And so of course he sang along! Whether it was while he was getting ready, getting wardrobe touches or even while posing for the camera; nothing stopped Olly from breaking out his dance moves either. Hey, none of us minded at all. His voice is heavenly. I figured that as an artist, you’d be sick of hearing your own songs, but for Olly that is definitely not the case.

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Alli Simpson Cover Shoot PLUS Giveaway

On Tuesday, March 26 Alli Simpson flew up to Toronto for a day full of press. But it’s undeniable that one of the most fun things on her to-do list for the day was her very first cover shoot for Faze Magazine!

The day started bright and early in the morning, and like any Faze shoot, we had awesome cupcakes!

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Alli’s a brand ambassador for Broadway Nails, so of course we had to have them on set with us and their awesome designs!

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It easy to see that Alli’s a natural on camera, can you believe she’s only 14?!

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Overall the shoot was a great success. After getting her makeup and hair done, trying on many outfits, snacking on delicious food and of course posing for the camera, our Faze shoot came to a wrap. Alli definitely had an enjoyable time, can’t wait to see the final cover!

In the meantime I have a giveaway for all of your Simpson fans all around the world! I have five prize packs for you win that include a set of ImPRESS nails, and two copies of Faze Magazine one with Cody and one with Alli on the cover. During Alli’s interview she mentioned that her mom has Cody’s magazine cover framed in their house and is excited to put hers next to it. So cute!

 

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TO ENTER all you have to do is: 

1. Leave a comment on this post telling me what your favourite thing about either Alli or Cody is.

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2. Tweet to @TwentiesGirl92 “Alli and Cody Simpson have my heart! #MagazineGiveaway”

And if one chance to win a prize pack doesn’t satisfy you, for bonus entries just:

1. Follow this blog (just scroll to the bottom and click)

2. Follow @fazemagazine on twitter!

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One entry per person (Maximum of 6 if you complete all of the bonus entries). Will ship worldwide.

Faze Magazine: Supergirl Event

On Sunday, February 17 Faze Magazine held yet another fabulous, free and fun event perfect for a girl’s night out. The Faze “Supergirl” event saw authors from the Young Adult Breathless tour and performers like Brendn, Jesse Giddings and Eleven Past One take the stage. Check out some of my pics from the event:

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For a full gallery of photos be sure to visit faze.ca!