Karen Elson in ‘An Undiscovered Musical’ by Steven Meisel, Vogue Italia
Posted Apr 07, 2015
Karen Elson & Christopher Niquet play the part in ‘An Undiscovered Musical’ by Steven Meisel for Vogue Italia. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers come to life in this ode to the art of dance. While these images are still, we can feel the power of motion pictures moving through our minds. A moody mix of black/white lighting set the stage for an homage of epic proportion. The fluidity of fashion embraces the swing of each step, in this dedication to the high art of modern musicals. Stylist, Karl Templer, delivers pure decadence in one of the most dynamic editorials ever put to film. With flowing gowns perfectly reminiscent of the era, each shot embraces vintage elegance. Classic makeup shines as Pat McGrath brings the features of the face to life. Capturing the poise of possibility, each shot proves we don’t have to rely on color. By enhancing the artistry of truth, this reminds us that the power of pretty is found on the inside. Hairstylist, Guido, creates a genius coiffure with a wig that mimics the magic of Rogers’ ice, blonde mane. Niquet (Meisel’s Partner) becomes Astaire in this picturesque look into another world. Decked out in authentic garb, each photograph tells a tale of a time gone by.