Posts in the Avant-Garde Category

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Catherine McNeil in 'Body of Evidence' by Txeme Yeste

Catherine McNeil captures the power of the private dance in ‘Body of Evidence’ by Txema Yeste for Vogue Russia, January 2015. Glittered bodies gyrate and move as each shot tells a story of strength. Stylist, Olga Dunina, goes behind the scenes to find Parisian Cabaret Dancers filling up famed club, The Crazy Horse. The clothes are crazy and the girls are wild but showing skin is always in…Fashion runs fluid with looks by Altuzarra, Balmain, ChanelDolce & Gabbana, Emilio CavalliniGivenchy by Riccardo Tisci, Kiki De MontparnasseMaison Martin MargielaLa PerlaPhilipp Plein & Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane.  

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Brooke Candy Plays Festive Femme Fatale 'Sweetmeat'

Brooke Candy plays a festive femme-fatale in ‘Sweetmeat’ shot by Michael Flores for Schön! #27, December 2014. Master and muse merge in this exquisite tale of x-mas gone x-rated. The arena of the avant-garde erupts, as black/red/white blend, in this tri-fecta of modern style. Nicola Formichetti creates a fusion of fashion from Adrienne Landau, A.F. Vandevorst, Alexander Wang, Diesel, Helen Yarmak, Helmut Lang, Prabal Gurung, Roberto Cavalli, VersaceZana Bayne

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Yadim Celebrates His New Position in 'Thread Lightly'

Alexandra Elizabeth bares the strings of submission in ‘Thread Lightly’ by Gregory Harris for Dazed. I ponder the passage of time as visual mischief is worn as a mask. The thread of salvation seen on the skin like waves that wash up on the shore. Symbolism speaks in this tectonic tale of abstract facial art. Beauty Editor, Yadim, captures our imagination as the color of chaos caresses skin. 

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Lina Berg is 'Divine' by Miles Aldridge for Numéro

Lina Berg braves the decadent world of the ‘Divine’ by Miles Aldridge for Numéro Magazine. A vivid mix of art & intoxication, Aldridge lures us into his den of iniquity. Saturated in style, Samuel François gives us a taste of the 70’s, mixed with a future flare from ChanelDsquared2, Falke, Giorgio Armani, Gripoix, Philippe Ferrandis & Prada. Makeup Artist, Lloyd Simmonds, creates a symphony of structure by bringing bright beauty to the background. 

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Charlotte Free is Face First 'Don't Be Cruel' in Purple

Charlotte Free uses her face to express a wide array of feelings in ‘Don’t Be Cruel’ by Donna Trope for Purple Fashion #22. Passion seen through the eyes of hope, each picture tells a story of strength. From paint to powder and glitter to gore, (Makeup Artist) Georgina Graham takes to the face to create a collection of unforgettable imagery. Chaotic combinations evolve, moving over the skin to capture deep chasms of color and craft. 

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Madonna Plays Modern Muse 'The Art Issue' Interview

Madonna plays the muse of modern music in ‘The Art Issue’ shot by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott for Interview Magazine, December 2014. Always one to push the limits of society, this superstar shows us that true beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. Creativity connects in this powerful piece of unyielding passion. To be a believer in “Madonna” is one thing, to appreciate her ability to push through the pious penchants of pop culture is quite another. 

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Chiharu Okunugi Beauty of the Butterfly 'Silent Forest'

Chiharu Okunugi embodies nature’s art in ‘Silent Forest’ by David Dunan for Vogue China. The primal aspects of pretty are explored in this exquisite tale of love and longing. Ida Wang shows the spiritual side of style, with ethereal fashion that floats on air. Art emanates from above as, (Makeup Artist) Alice Ghendrih celebrates the angelic beauty of the butterfly. The chrysalis of creativity flies on high with bronze colors splashed across the face. 

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Jennifer Pugh Shines Bright in 'We're All Made of Star's'

Jennifer Pugh captures the nuance of neon in ‘We’re All Made of Stars’ by Jamie Nelson for Beautiful Savage, November 2014. Take a trip through wonderland as Pugh shows us the artistic side of psychedelia. A dizzying mix of fashion & fun, the future has arrived, with looks that include brass, plastic, metal and fur. Stylist, Jenni Hensler, goes under-ground with eclectic ensembles from Big Park, Cody Ross, House of Holland, Jenni Hensler, Maison Martin Margiela, ReligionWXYZ Jewelry

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Tim Walker Captures Fall's Haute Couture Collections

Tim Walker starts the season with an avant-garde blast in Vogue China, December 2014. Xiao Wen Ju, Fei Fei Sun & Sang Woo Kim captures Fall’s Haute Couture Collection, in this evocative tale of passion and promise. Multi-dimensional images give the illusion that you are watching scenes from a play rather that looking at still shots. Stylist, Jacob K, breaks through the walls of creativity to get to a place he calls home. 

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Louise Parker Glides in on Pure Gold 'Glitter' Vogue Italia

Louise Parker glides in on pure gold in ‘Glitter’ by Michael Baumgarten for Vogue Italia, November 2014. Lost in an illusion, (Makeup Artist) Laura Dominique radiates the rhythm of rich beauty with luminescence lighting things up. This story pays homage to the poetry of life, by painting a swarm of sleek bugs in tinseled overlay. From leopard colored eyes to a glitter covered tongue, the auric art erupts off the page. 

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Mariacarla Boscono Masters Art of Melancholia 'Blue Mood'

Mariacarla Boscono masters the art of melancholia in ‘Blue Note’ by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott for Vogue Paris, November 2014. The signs of solemnity speak with dark fashions that hug the female form. Stylist, Joe McKenna, captures the essence of subtle-chic with clothing that evokes a sullen mood. Power ignites as the brutal beauty of bleached out brows sit in silent reverie. Modern makeup shines, as Lucia Pieroni, creates a bare palate quietly inspired by poetic markings. 

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Lindsey Wixon Settles into 'Stylish Attitude' Vogue Italia

Lindsey Wixson settles into a ‘Stylish Attitude’ in this sexy inspired period piece by Emma Summerton for Vogue Italia, November 2014. Fashion reaches new heights, as the art of noir is found in this vintage boudoir. Stylist, Patti Wilson, creates a layered look with makeshift petticoats overlaying transparent thigh-highs. With lean lines and luxurious fabrics, the power of this piece is found in the curves of creation.