Posts in the Avant-Garde Category

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No Room for Subdued Bright Beauty Brings "Face Art"

Anja Rubik, Bella Hadid, Andreea Diaconu bring the fury in “Face Art,” Mario Sorrenti for Vogue Paris, August 2016. The curtains are drawn as the music of face takes stage. This season’s flurry of fantasia comes to life as all things go crazy in the bright light of life. A call to creative arms. Beauty beckons us near as artful interpretations expose us to a nuanced approach to face art. 


Earth’s Light Emanates Straight from Stella's Forehead

Stella Lucia shows we are all but small creatures on a grand scale in “Extase” by Txema Yeste for Numéro #175, August 2016. Earth, Air, Fire and Water explode as this story celebrates the four earthly elements. Particular units contain unique and uncommon properties, which all work together to create a united universe. Earth’s body beckons us near as we explore the four elemental approaches to truth. 

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Stella & James Gender Blend into Infinite "boy/girl/boy"

Stella Tennant & James Crewe cross the line in “boy/girl/boy” by Tim Walker for Vogue Italia, July ’16. Art meets fashion in this tender take on androgynous allies. Born to be free ~ gender identification is abolished in this exquisite editorial that extinguishes the line between male & female. Playing the part, girl is boy and boy is girl, in a spinning tale of gender swap. 


Sartorial Excess Floods the Page "Dreamy Atmosphere" Vogue It.

Lili Sumner lets herself fall into a “Dreamy Atmosphere” by Sølve Sundsbø for Vogue Italia, July 2016. The majesty of the mind is unleashed as we bare witness to the wonders of the inner world. Lili lands inside the sanctum of herself in this evocative tale of time undone. Patti Wilson fuses art and fantasy for one of the most cohesive layouts of the season. High fashion forms a paradigm shift artfully taking a phantasmagorical trip, as shapes appear in languid lines gold glistens & silver shines. 

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Molly B. Brings Out Big Guns #StyleShootDraw, SHOWstudio

Molly Bair & Jazzelle Zanaughtti (aka Posh Splice) go live, as they are set to take the classroom stage in #StyleShootDraw by Nick Knight for SHOWstudio and Garage Magazine, 06/07 ’16. Knight brings together 20 of today’s top illustrators for the first ever, Facebook Live Broadcast. Fine art meets high fashion as this mega talented group gathers for a two-day, luxury life drawing class. 

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Marc Jacobs Invites Neon Lights to Shine Bright Fall '16 Campaign

Marc Jacobs gathers a unique array of complex characters, for a fusion of flavor with Missy Elliott, Kendall Jenner & Cara Delevingne (et al) for his Fall 2016 Campaign, by David Sims. Art soars as the subject of this stunning Fall Preview progresses. Burning under the red haute spot, one might think the evolution is complete, but this display is just the beginning. The mutation of the mighty awaits as this conversion creates an altered state. 

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Sorrenti Captures the Art of the Family Tree ~ Cleveland Style

Mario Sorrenti invites the light of “Love” to shine bright, Vogue Italia, June 2016. Sorrenti seeks higher ground, in this special issue dedicated to the High Art of the Family Tree. Familial bonds aren’t created equally, so as these shots unfold we begin to get a greater appreciation for the climate of diversity. Anna Cleveland invites us into their haus of haute couture, where communal sharing is unlike we’ve seen. 

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Lexi Boling Defines Life's Duality "Faces of Fashion"

Lexi Boling gets dark & real in “Faces of Fashion” by Stas Komarovski for Authentically featured artfully portrayed, this is the picture of pure Model perfection. I’ve seen this stunner go from tomboy extreme to girl-next-door dream, with each editorial exposing us to something new. Andrew Mukamal ventures into the wild side, by giving us a peek at the body baring fashions of Boling

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Lida Fox Settles Into the 70's "Trip the Light Fantastic"

Lida Fox settles into the 70’s in ‘Trip the Light Fantastic‘ by Simon Cave for Models.comJaime Kay Waxman uses the model’s body like a mannequin in mid-form, as he Drives the disco beat to hit the studio street. Fashion finds the perfect pitch with rich designs oozing authentic flavor. Stretching into infinite, the linear aspects of the body line up, as arms bend and long legs extend. 


Top Models Transform in Video Display of 7 Deadly Sins

Nick Knight’s long-awaited tribute to temptation is ready for consumption as the “Seven Deadly Sins of Edward Enninful” is now available at SHOWstudio. Honoring Edward Enninful’s 25 year history in the fashion industry, this story redefines – The 7 Deadly Sins. This filmic excursion blends the exquisite sound selects of Beats by Dre with the genius of Knight/Enninful, for a collaboration of epic proportion. 

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Michi Kat Rides Rainbow of Life "Jack Early" Independence Day

Michi Kat rides a rainbow into Independence Day in “Jack Early” by Greg Kadel for Numéro Magazine, June 2016. Ana Cristina, Rhiannon McConnell & Veronika Vilim pushes pride with designs that define our love of country. Red, White & Blue Celebrates the Colors of America, while creativity captures our spirit of change. Tectonic imagery invites us to move as dynamic energy sets the stage to groove. 

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Ingrid and Bianca are Birds of a Feather... "Swan Lake" Peplvm

Ingrid Behague & Bianca Rentzke are birds of a feather in “Swan Lake” by Nicolas Guerin for Peplvm. Tome I, The Opening Issue, illuminates the page portraying a “Vision of Poetic Fashion”. Borrowing from the ancient era, this unique story celebrates the Age of Antiquity. Rupture, by Ludovic Winterstan, captures the eloquent ferocity of Printemps Couture, SS 2016.