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Rei Kawakubo Let's Freedom Reign - AnOther Magazine

Susannah Frankel gets intimate with designer, Rei Kawakubo, as Craig McDean captures the heart of Comme des Garçons for AnOther Magazine, SS 2019. Exquisite designs defy the idea of common with dynamic decisions being made at every turn. That’s a compelling construct. To express oneself through the medium of fabric is a daunting process.  Differentiation exists between the practical and theoretical design construct. 

Mugler's Amazonian Queen Returns 'The Female Gaze'

Josephine Skrivers gives great shape in ‘The Female Gaze‘ shot by Kat Irlin for FASHION Magazine, March 2019. The age of empowerment has returned with a bang, as we celebrate the beauty of being bold. The Glamorous Amazon caught rise in the 80’s, as Thierry Mugler turned many a young woman into fearless females. Rising from the ashes of oppression we are witness to the wonder. Peering over the dense city below, Josephine poses at the roofs edge, finally able to see her place in this big world. 

'Employ Sculptural Shapes to Alter Perception of Body'

Linda Helena wears a series of sculptural styles as she steps into a design dream by Carlijn Jacobs for Document Journal, Spring 2019. To Reveal is to Conceal, as we witness the body come into view. The art of exposure opens one door as it closes another, leaving us to wonder what secrets are still cloaked. The most abstract image has Helena showing the Gaultier suit as if it were alive. Stepping into the fabric, you get the feeling the material is being held up by a power beyond our understanding. 

Five Fierce Females Seek In Kind... A High Fashion Find

Beauty rises to meet the light as fashion claims the wrong side of right in ‘Season of Sensations’ by Luigi & Iango for Vogue Japan, 03/19. The ferocity of these five females delve into decadence, as ‘Dreams of Glamour’ dance in their heads. A New Year Brings A New Attitude… Celebrating A Whole New You. It’s our job to find that ferocity and let it shine. This year it’s all about the woman. 

Kris Grikaite's Hypnotic Eyes Are the Mirror of Her Soul

Kris Grikaite & Anok Yai sink into shades of black and red in ‘Le Rouge Et Noir‘ by Collier Schorr for Vogue Italia, January 2019. Beauty builds as truth fulfills a force of formidable power. Kris Grikaite’s green eyes will lull you into another dimension, as you dare to fall into her hypnotic stare. Anok Yai’s beauty beckons us near as her calm demeanor keeps a cool distance. 

Bravado Becomes Her ~ Charlotte Delves Into Dark Side

Delving into the dark side Charlotte Rose says “Goodbye, innocence” by Willy Vanderperre for Vogue Italia, January 2019. Unique designers have their own perspective, but here it appears they’ve synced their senses. In an elevated manner we are witness to this wonder. To avoid stilted prose I must look beyond the page. I must go deeper. Journey into the unknown. Katy England’s divine designs create sweeps of flowing fabrics. 

In the Depths of Bold Blue There Lives a Hue that's True

“THE MYTH IS IN ART,” words spoken by abstract creator, Yves Klein. This line is taken from a piece performed on the stage in 1960. Simple yet strikingly complex. The Monotone-Silence Symphony (first performed in 1960), a performance in which an orchestra plays a single note for 20 minutes, followed by a 20-minute period of silence. Someone seen as divinely sublime. He was an existentialist at heart, but also displayed an egoist sense of being. 

Dreams Defined by Ethereal Designs "Colour Overload"

Kris Grikaite becomes a kaleidoscope of couture in ‘Colour Overload’ by Sølve Sundsbø for Vogue China, 01/19. The art of avant-garde enticement lies in it’s ability to surprise. To evoke thoughts not common or shapes never seen. It thrives to give life to a flat image, while rising to meet the height. Fabric makes it’s way around the body, enhancing every curve and inspiring every concept. 

Mickey Goes Abstract "The Gang" Disney Issue ~ Chaos

It’s a New Mickey Mouse Club and “The Gang” is all here, The Disney Issue, Luigi & Iango for Chaos. The models share memories about Micky Mouse, giving this story a human edge. High Fashion goes fantasy as B. Åkerlund takes the Disney Concept to a Couture Level. Avant-garde edginess combines raw energy with high design, putting no limits on the imagination. This editorial allows us to experience the wonder of childhood through the eyes of an adult.  

Anna Cleveland Hides Private Parts Behind a Fox's Face

Anna Cleveland hides in plain site by Laura Marie Cieplik for Vogue Czechoslovakia, November 2018. In the mourning mist of someday’s song lives a quiet girl that sings along, to the sky that cries o’re her cheek and the sun that kisses her skin so sweet. Traveling forth on her sojourn home she remembers that rain the weeps so forlorn. Oh bare upon thine soul I say ~ for this is the time today is the today.