Posts in the Avant-Garde Category


Molly Bair Mimics the Fluid Movements of High Fashion

Molly Bair lets her body speak in “Foyer Des Arts” by Sarah Moon for Vogue Germany, 10/16. This is not the projection of one image after another, rather, it’s the fluid movement of modern fashion that is artfully portrayed. Decadent draping brings forth a sculptural silhouette, as graphic backing elevates an avant-garde illusion. A cinema of shapes seize the stage ~ as dynamic designs invite a rapturous rage. 


Issa Lish & Mali Koopman are Bewitching in "Charmed"

Issa Lish and Mali Koopman are bewitching in “Charmed” by Emma Summerton for Vogue Germany, October 2016. Honoring the spirit of the great female painter, Gertrude Abercrombie, this story echos her unique thematic range. Wonderfully wicked, Summerton takes us on an enchanting trip through the cinema of sorcery. Patti Wilson matches the sparsely furnished interiors with fashions that give magic a sense of modernity. 


Kendall Jenner Gives a Bold View of Season's New Cool

Kendall Jenner is “So Schön so chic” in the New Cool issue shot by Luigi + Iango for Vogue Germany, October 2016. This “It Girl” can legitimately call this series a, Vogue Cover Run. Kendall is featured proudly this Fall, with a compilation of covers to include Germany, Japan and Australia with the crown jewel… The September IssueTom Van Dorpe brands this girl, beyond cool, in a blending of high & low that has her wearing a mix of Miu Miu, Prada and Helmut Lang


The Artistry of Noir Feeds Music of Melancholy "The New Black"

Nastya Kusakina & Ling Liu invite the night to rise in “The New Black” shot by Karolis Kaminskas for The art of noir feeds the music of melancholy as dynamic pictures exalt our inner power. Spellbinding secrets cast a spell unlocking the mysteries of the mind. Lauren Tischler finds the most fluid form of fashion in the absence of excess. Defined by darkness, the signature of stately attire is captured in the unification of all black.  


Nick Knight Explores Illusions of "Comme des Garçons"

Jazelle Zanaughtti captures the allure of “Comme des Garçons” by Nick Knight for AnOther Magazine, F/W 16-17. The landscape of lunacy has been transformed in this collision course of creativity. Enter the wonderful world of Rei Kawakubo, as we explore the ethereal illusions of Comme des Garçons. A stimulating story designed to excite the senses, invites us inside the topography of the mind.  


Tribal Goes Tectonic in Tapestry of the Tactile "Jungle Beat" V Mag

Ali Michael invites us to join in the “Jungle Beat” by Mario Sorrenti for V Magazine, September 2016. Tribal goes tectonic in tapestry of tactile. Join the jungle beat as confetti drops across the page in this collision course of creativity. Authentically inspired imagery forms an artful revelation, as Michael finds herself caught in a conceptual explosion. A plethora of pageantry plays itself out with rich dimensions canvassed by succulent colors. 


Reflection of Shakespeare Seen "A Theatrical World" Vogue It

India Tuersley plays a thespian aching to perform in “A Theatrical World” by Miles Aldridge for Vogue Italia, 09/16. The star takes the stage as drama defines the power of the page. Impassioned players project as sense of theatrical pageantry, as a troupe of dedicated actors invite us behind the curtain. Scenic styles are founded in melodramatic motion as bodies move in exquisite formation. 


Harley Weir Softens the Abstract Neo-Tensions Toward Soulful Intent

Caitie Greene & Celine Bouly bask in the beauty of love’s burn in “Red Sensations” by Harley Weir for Vogue Japan Beauty, 10/16. The homogeneous nature of all things seem to be driving us toward a neutrality of the senses. A softening of our abstract tensions lead to a weakening of our soulful intent. This is not a simple thing. This is the reckoning of realization. Depth is founded in the fury of light – as truth is secured through the censorship of night. 


Fit for a ~Comme des Garçons~ Queen Shot by Miles Aldridge

Viola Podkopaeva wears pieces fit for a queen in “Rei Kawakubo, Reine De L’Avant-Garde” by Miles Aldridge for Numéro #176, September 2016. Since its inception in 1969, Comme des Garçons, has been at the forefront of future fashion. Rei Kawakubo revolutionized the industry by introducing the art of storytelling to the business of style. A designer known for her ability to transform. 

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Honor Heritage History in "The Season of the Witch" for W Mag

Jamie Bochert, Odette Pavlova, Isabella Emmack & Lexi Boling honor the heritage of our history in “The Season of the Witch” by Inez & Vinoodh for W Magazine, 09/16. With a sign in their hands and strong spirits in their hearts, Lexi and Jamie take off toward their chosen route of Salem. “It’s been over 300 years since the Salem witch trials, but echoes of the hearings still haunt the Massachusetts town.” Jamie, Odette, Isabella & Lexi travel back in time to a place of haunting mystery. 


Odette Pavlova Travels Back in Time to a Place ~ Divine

Odette Pavlova travels back in time to a place that’s just divine in “Amour Noir” shot by Luigi + Iango for Vogue Germany, 09/16. In one of the most poetic pieces of the season, here we celebrate vintage excellence with avant-garde excess. A woman utterly at one with whom she’s become, this follows the fire of the female spirit. Inspired by 1930’s sartorial supremacy, this story pays tribute to a time gone by.  


Adriana, Carolyn and Estella Play "Slaves of New York" for Love

Adriana Lima, Carolyn Murphy and Estella Boersma smoulder in the big city in “Slaves of New York” by Carin Backoff for Love Magazine, F/W 2016. Decadence becomes them as each girl succumbs to the seduction of the city. A love letter to Manhattan, this tells the story of three young women making their way in the urban jungle. Art invites us to ride on this merry-go-round of life. Wearing a daring array of eclectic attire, show pieces project, from looks that mimic costumed couture to outfits that fuel with a frenzy.