The Slow Thaw

Essay 46 • Jul 1st 2016

Spring in Philadelphia means taking one step forward and three steps back; a slow dance between warm and cold. Jackets and layers are put away only to be taken out again for hopefully one last time. Model and artist Jared Seletsky was photographed in new and vintage transitional pieces in a small space of constructed warmth away from the snow.



Caro Ramirez is a photographer based in Philadelphia. Much of her growth has come from working alongside creative artists at Urban Outfitters. Allowing herself to experiment with multiple genres of photography, has kept the job exciting. Having lived in all corners of the country, helps inspire exploration and constant collaboration with other talented artists. Caro received her BFA from the Academy Of Art University.

Taylor E. Saya is a photo retoucher and art director based in Philadelphia. She specializes in editorial fashion and e-commerce and has worked on various print and web campaigns for Urban Outfitters and Nasty Gal. Her work has appeared in various publications such as Elle Magazine and Teen Vogue. She holds a BFA in photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Photographer: Caro Ramirez
Art Direction: Taylor Saya
Model: Jared Seletsky
Assistants: Jason Donahoe & Bree Saya