Posts in the Beauty Category

Rankin's Modernity Meets Monarchy

Sedona Legge wears nobility well in “Hot/Holy, Crown Majesty” by RankinThe Fashionable Lampoon Vol #13. Modernity makes it’s way to the Monarchy, as Sedona puts a new twist on this royal topic. Art evens out the playing field, allowing us common folk to explore the crown jewels. Sedona honors her Crown(s) with sublime grandeur, a character for which she exquisitely plays. Resplendent imagery is touched with avant-garde magic. 

Summers Sees the Art of Abstraction

Fran Summers finds herself falling further into the Frey in “The Surreal Life” by Craig McDean for Interview Magazine, April/May 2018. Art is the evolution of being. Executing the animus we aim to take flight as the notion of artistry reaches out of sight. devouring the decadence… turning day into night… having an appetite for destruction we dine on the light. Karl Templer elevates this story as he takes us right to the fashion edge. 

Rediscover Craze of 90's Retro Daze

Rankin and Andrew Gallimore combine avant-garde artistry with 90’s neo-pop in “Saved by the Bell” for Hunger Magazine. This captures the chaos of color that defined those times. It’s a dramatic blend of bold that brings us back to the day. However, like with any trip down memory lane, we tend to take a few liberties in the recall department. Enshrining that, or any, era simply demands it. 

Capture Wild Ways of the Chameleon

Madison Headrick captures the ways of a chameleon in “La Nueva Ola Del Color” by Txema Yeste for Vogue Spain, 04/18. The face becomes a palate as the skin becomes a stage. Like colors culminating in a chasm of creativity, so is the Art of the Face. It’s pictorial pandemonium. Beauty blasts against the borders, as cosmetic creations work in symbiotic surround. There’s a balance that exists between art and the imagination. 

A Wild Bird Beckons 2-B Flying High Flying Free

I dispel the anarchy of archaic notions that speak to me as if I am not here… as if I am not there… as if I am merely what I wear. Depth is met by my ability to hold my tongue. A single notion that I doth to share as I bring forth my soul to bare. To speak not when spoken to but when inspired to truly care ~ I am a soldier of silence, a fighter for fair. Art waits for no woman as it slowly works to transform itself. 

McGrath Gives Us Full-On Face First Fusion

Charli Howard gives full on face by Desiree Mattsson captured for Pat McGrath Labs. What was once syrupy sweet has been transformed into something new. Something Divinely Sublime ~ This is a Story of How the World Climbed. Over the Mountains and Up to the Stars We Find Our Mind Spinning in a Galaxy off Mars. Bold colors are cast across the face from a deep, blue lid to a cherry kiss. Synergistic shades erupt as beauty blasts us into another direction. 

Julie Lets Letters Sink Into Her Skin

Julie Ordon lets the letters sink into her skin in “Tattooed Essence” by Satoshi Saikusa for S MODA El País, November 2017. This evocative editorial embraces the simple elegance of hand drawn body art. Seductive symbols stand for some of Fashion’s most distinguished Houses, while markings of modern design are delicately written over the curves of her skin. Eyes are left naked and lips scream in red, as Maria Olsson emphasizes the angles of her angelic features. 

Miss Fame Rides Her Beauty Beyond in Tush

Miss Fame plays a “Fame Fatale” by Mikael Schulz for TUSH Magazine #41, Winter 2017. This story moves with fire and grace… beyond gender and race… outside of time and space – this takes us to the beyond. The art of Extreme is lost in a dream as all things go hazy in the moments inbetween. A celebration of the skin. Makeup application is explored, showing a compilation of unique techniques. 

Loni Baur Takes Face to New Heights in Tush

Cajsa Wessberg climbs to a thrilling high in “Extreme” by Markus Jans for Tush Magazine, Issue #41. Embarking on a journey to touch the sky. We could speak about the spectacle of story or we could let our body discover the visual sound. Beauty is stretched to it’s furthest point, only to retract in perfect form. A spectacle is waiting to be seen as Loni Baur brings forth a cosmetic circus. 

Revel in Red Fire Face Painting Tradition

Ling Liu looks back to see ahead by Ben Hassett for Vogue China, September 2017. The art of beauty burns bright as the fire of the modern female takes the stage. Celebrating the cultural relevance and historical tradition of ancient beauty regiments. There’s a vigor and energy to this piece that sets the stage for this season. Stylist Charles Varenne uses a variety of silk and lace to fall against the face, allowing the materials to meld with the skin. 

Fly Hi in Face of Exotic Beauty Birds

Hanne Van Ooij rides on high in the “Chroma Wheel” by Jason Kim for Models.com. A mesmerizing mix of art and color. Like a preening peacock showing off it’s wings, her eyes rise to meet the light. Hanne’s face gives off great expressions, emoting like a creature of flight. Morgane Martini creates a wingspan that covers the lids and beyond, capturing the illusion of flight. Graphic shapes seize the orbital field, highlighting the body of the bird. 

Julia Poses Like a Peacock Preening

Julia Banas brings forward a new brand of beauty in “Glowing in the purple rain” by Ben Hassett for Vogue Italia Beauty, 05/17. This may appear upon first glance like we’ve stumbled over a cash of new colors. That alone would be an exciting find. However, what we have are distinct tones used in new and exciting ways. That’s to say, while these aren’t exactly colors from another galaxy, they do appear like art unleashed from a different world.