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Haute Shots ~ Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear Show Season

Fashion is exposed in a fantasy of riches as we celebrate the Spring 2018 Season with style. A tale of truth told on the tightrope of tomorrow. We watch them walk down the runway with unyielding strength. Raw energy emanates from the stage, as the story unfolds with an undulating rhythm. There’s a quiet stillness that settles in the room. An undercurrent of calmness radiates throughout each show, as each one moves with visual mastery. 

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Rooney Mara Explores Human Condition 'Universal' Tim Walker

Rooney Mara explores Fashion Worlds, Creative Spheres, Cultural Shifts in “Universal” by Tim Walker for AnOther Magazine, 09/17. Never before have I been so moved by the human condition. Viewing this editorial I was touched by this vessel of the visual. Watching Tim Walker turn his talents toward the extreme we witness his vision erupt. The distinction of being passes over the page, all providing a picture of poetic intent. 

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Duckie Thot Lures Us In with Long, Lean, Lovely Limbs

Duckie Thot & Hannah Ferguson dance as if nobodies watching in “The Bold and the Beautiful” by Mario Testino, for V Magazine #109, Fall 2017. Sing like no one is listening… Love like you’ve never been hurt… Dance like nobody’s watching and Live like it’s heaven on earth.” Our eyes are cast over the page hungry for the artistic sustenance. We peruse each piece as if it were the last, and, that my friends is the mark of something substantial. 

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Txema Yeste Dares to Double Our Pleasure in Twinning Tale

Txema Yeste doubles our pleasure in this twinning tale told for Numéro Magazine #186, September 2017. The beauty of two becomes but one as all things go silent in the absence of none. Double duty is all that you do in a twinning tale that will have you seeing two. Txema uses his talent to shine a light on the subject of Love. Asking that we ponder the concept of suspended disbelief ~ two halves come together ~ ensuring the combination is complete. 

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Art Abounds in Ballet Beauty "The Confessional Dance"

Vittoria Ceretti evokes a state of majestic grace in “The Confessional Dance” by Luigi & Iango for Vogue Italia, September 2017. Ballet abounds, as Vittoria holds her own among these grand, male dancers. Two, beautiful specimens appear, draped over her shoulders as if they are her sensual servants. Germain Louvet & Hugo Marchand, both Stars of the Paris Opera, dance their way through this editorial in exquisite form. 

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Ajak Deng Lets Dark Night Fall All Around "Uncertainty"

Ajak Deng goes to the desert in search of something greater by Egor Tsodov for Numéro Russia, September 2017. This is a story about the beauty of raw humanity. Allowing her body to become one with her environment, Ajak brings the focus beyond just herself. Standing strong amongst a sea of strange, all things change as they stay the same. Exploring a fluid atmosphere exposes a more non-linear format. 

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Mathilde Brandi Moves Like a Jaguar Over Jungle Floor

Mathilde Brandi moves like a jungle cat by Daniel Clavero for Vogue Ukraine, September 2017. This is a story about a girl caught up in the intrigue of ecstasy. Besot & bejeweled this bandit of beauty plays like a modern cat-burglar, sleek & slender she echoes the fluid movements of the jungle cat. Watching a jaguar slowly stalking over the jungle floor we await the beast to explode into action.  

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Mean Streets Meets Energy of a Tough Girl in "Defy" W Magazine

Mert & Marcus dare to “Defy” as they Fall into the season, for W Magazine, September Issue ’17. We bid a fashion farewell to the great, Edward Enninful, as he’s off to make his mark as the new Editor-n-Chief of British Vogue. Taking it to the streets this shows us that the future of fashion is now. Art and excess blend in ways we haven’t even begun to conceive of. 

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Toni Garrn Meets Her Lost Lover in Cabin by Bay, Vogue Portugal

Toni Garrn waits for her lover in a cabin by the bay, in this 2-part story by An Le for Vogue Portugal, September 2017. Starting with one sophisticated lady… enter the stunning, Toni Garrn. She exudes an aire of sophistication, while simultaneously giving off a darkened edge. Teaming with mystery, each image offers up another chapter to this visual thriller. Paulo Macedo sets the stage with styles that stay on the seductive side. 

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The September Issue Lulls Us Into Bare State of Beauty

Fall never looked so fine with fiery images ignited by Luigi & Iango for Vogue Japan, September 2017. Anna Ewers, Lara Stone, Joan Smalls, Natasha Poly, Vittoria Ceretti & Doutzen Kroes go a ‘la natural for a high fashion line-up unlike we’ve seen. To speak one’s thoughts through the act of display with words falling off my lips like a mini Hemingway. To transfer styles to sound-waves… would allow the frequency of chic to hit the streets.