Posts in the Avant-Garde Category

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Modern Cleopatra Comes to Life 'No Ordinary Woman'

Kim Kardashian mimics the majesty of myth and splendor in ‘No Ordinary Woman’ by Ben Hassett for Violet Grey. The memory of Elizabeth Taylor floods the page, with modern images that reflect her role as, The Queen of Ancient Egypt. Cleopatra comes to life as Pat McGrath transforms one of today’s most recognizable stars into a picture of the past. Seeing the face of something unique, our minds are open to the idea transformation. 


Alisa Ahmann Blends in Backdrop 'Manhattan Rooftop'

Alisa Ahmann blends into the background in ‘Manhattan Rooftop’ by Txema Yeste for Numéro #166, September 2015. Standing in the center of the city her silhouette shrinks against the skyline. Stylist, Elizabeth Sulcer, devours the daylight with shapes so dark they steal the sunshine straight from the sky. Liquid lines languidly drip over the length of her body as leather spills onto to suppleness of her skin. 

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Edie Campbell Conjures Fashion's Dark Side in 'Eclipse'

Edie Campbell ‘conjures fashion’s dark side’ in ‘Eclipse’ by Inez & Vinoodh for T Style, Women’s Fall Fashion 2015. Between two worlds the lithe spawning of a sinuous tale is told. Untouched by sunlight, aphotic energy erupts as we explore the sartorial art of nebulous expression. The tenebrous yearnings of dark days night leaves us humbled and sprawled in spite of our plight. 


Natasha Poly Celebrates Ferocity of the Female Spirit

Natasha Poly & Lily Aldridge are ‘Born to be Wild’ shot by Mert & Marcus for Vogue Paris. Embracing the history of womankind this story takes us back to our beginnings. Bodies become one as they crawl through caves dressed in desert fare. Editor-n-Chief, Emmanuelle Alt, fashions a selection of fabulous finery, as we celebrate the fire of the female spirit. Exotic elements erupt off the page with furs made to look like modern-day pelts. 

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Kasia Dares to Step Into a Dream 'Of Light and Shadow'

Kasia Jujeczka dances into a dream ‘Of Light and Shadow’ shot by Sophy Holland for No Tofu. Like a piece of modern ballet the fluid nature of this work mimics true motion. Kasia showcases the spectacle of sensation with subtly seen in the shifts of silence. Floral features spill across the page as the phenomenon of the physical world erupts. Floating through the foyer, a long silken dress falls to the ground, with a sweeping train following her up the stairs. 

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Alice Takes Part in Garden's Green Art for Revs Digital

Alice invites the wisdom of wonder to whisper sweet nothings in ‘Fragile Things‘ by Kodai Ikemitsu for Revs Magazine. Growing up in the Garden of Eden, Alice celebrates the story of sumptuous salvation. To get inside the landscape, it to feel it all around you, that is the subject of this striking tale. With high fashion that’s found in the form of garden greenery. Foliage grows up around the face as the vine of victory crawls onto the skin. 

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Anna Cleveland and Gallerist Suzanne Tarasieve 'Turin'

Anna Cleveland joins famed gallerist Suzanne Tarasieve in ‘Turin’ by Juergen Teller for Love No.14, F/W 2015. The Talents Issue proves that sometimes the second time around can be a remarkable remix. Strolling through Turin, Italy we are swept-up by this Director and her newest muse. Part of the art, Anna takes to the streets embedding herself in every scene. To drink in the world around you is to drink in the water of life. 

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Natalie Westling Plays Weeping Widow 'Mourning Glory'

Natalie Westling plays a weeping widow in ‘Mourning Glory’ shot by Inez & Vinoodh for W Magazine, September 2015. Deep sorrow fills my heart as I fly on the wings of sadness. Stylist, Edward Enninful, lets fluid fashions flood the page as soft silks wash over the skin. The art of haute couture erupts as we explore the haunting nature of loss. Dark garb speaks to strength while flowing chiffon finds truth. 

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Anna Ewers Rages Against 80's Machine 'No Debutante'

Anna Ewers rages against the machine in ‘No Debutante’ shot by Alasdair McLellan for Vogue UK, 09/15. Taking us back to a time when color was less a choice of hue than a statement of authenticity. This glowing fashion-flashback embraces the 80’s by paying homage to the power of presentation. Rediscovery is upon us as each image captures the idea of modern era-hopping. Stylist, Kate Phelan, digs into another decade with vintage designs inspired by the act of creative clashing. 

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80's Ecstasy Unfolds in 'Back in the Lime Light' W Mag

The art of ecstasy unfolds as Anna Cleveland takes us ‘Back In the Lime Light’ by Mert & Marcus for W Magazine, September 2015. While pop was prevalent, the other side of the 80’s was an extreme scene. An ode to New York’s infamous club, The Limelight. Debauchery defined, Cleveland and her couture cronies party like it’s 1989. Rich with authentic imagery this story projects a sense of chaotic poignancy. 


Yohji Yamamoto Goes Back in Time Vintage Refined for Love

Carolyn Murphy, Iman & Gisele Bündchen resurrect real retro vibes by David Sims for Love Magazine. Fashion is felt through the history of time as decadence is devoured by richness refined. Stylist, Katie Grand, explores the sartorial artistry of Yohji Yamamoto, ‘The Talents‘ issue. Aching with avant-garde flavor each image enamors us with a sense of era-connection. Clothing is worn like couture tents, with billowing fabrics built to captivate our imagination. 

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Cleo Cwiek 'Pierce My Skin, Tattoo My Heart' for Tush

Cleo Cwiek evokes ornamental adornment in ‘Pierce My Skin, Tattoo My Heart’ by Jamie Nelson for Tush Magazine, July/August 2015. Come closer, no closer… and experience the exotic essence of facial jewelry. The past and future collide in this mysterious editorial that shares a sense of symmetry. Celebrate the ferocity of spirit with fired up females defined by decadence. Gems bring the bling with temporary-tats seen in the form of torso like tattoos.