Posts in the Covers Category

Rooney Mara Explores Human Condition 'Universal' Tim Walker

Rooney Mara explores Fashion Worlds, Creative Spheres, Cultural Shifts in “Universal” by Tim Walker for AnOther Magazine, 09/17. Never before have I been so moved by the human condition. Viewing this editorial I was touched by this vessel of the visual. Watching Tim Walker turn his talents toward the extreme we witness his vision erupt. The distinction of being passes over the page, all providing a picture of poetic intent. 

Duckie Thot Doesn't Sit & Wait to Display She Simply Becomes

Duckie Thot brims with intensity in “Beautiful People” by Paola Kudacki for Paper Magazine, AW 2017. There is some beauty that just sits and waits for display, while others explode in a show-stopping way. It’s in the subtle shifts of time/place that we come to view this phenomenon. Duckie, a sweet nickname she was adorned with at the age of six. Her otherworldly beauty begs to be attached to a Doll figure, hence her nickname, Black Barbie. 

Alek Wek Devours the Decadence in "Beautiful People"

Alek Wek takes an evocative ride to the other side by Ellen von Unwerth, for Beautiful People Issue of Paper Magazine, Fall 2017. An artful revelation is set to fly as we embark on a trip to the center of the mind’s eye. Art and excess blend in a bouquet of riches, as images project a sense of sordid pleasure. Alek doesn’t hold back as she embraces this role with a kind of joie de vivre. Wrapping herself around the idea of nouveau riche’, she settles into the neighborhood of the obscenely wealthy. 

Lily-Rose Depp ~ Mimics Mom in "1999" by Steven Klein

Lily-Rose Depp goes back in time “1999” by Steven Klein for CR Fashion Book Issue 11. Born in ’99, Depp devours the scene with pictures that mimic shots of her mom (at the same age), captured by Klein himself. So, while some see this as over-exposure of an innocent and impressionable, 18-year-old girl. In truth, this young women comes from the fertile ground of Johnny Depp & Vanessa Paradis – I think this is relatively tame. 

Stella Lucia's Stunning Face Echoes Throughout Page

Stella Lucia goes “New Glam” by Jamie Morgan for Interview Germany, September 2017. Lilting like a beautiful creature from another planet, she stands against the backdrop, her silhouette screaming out in shadowed form. Altered pieces come together to form a mosaic of modernity in, “New Glam”. This haute idea is the new kind of couture, as gorgeous never looked so good with a vision of vertical that’s gone horizontal. 

Across Skin Pictures Stream Like a Movie on Live Projector Screen

Katy Perry future trips from another planet in “Listen Up!” shot by Steven Klein for W Magazine, The Special Collector’s Issue, 09/17. Paris lights up the scene set inside this neon dream. The frenetic pace of this story reads like a city under siege. This editorial is less about a famous name and more about a visual escape. Klein cuts no corners as he takes on this fast-paced tale with a filmic edge. 

Adriana Lima Takes Us Back to the Days of Decadence

Adriana Lima takes us back to the age of decadence in two part series by Vincent Peters for Harper’s Bazaar Spain, July 2017. Adriana explores the fire of the female spirit in, Nueva Era Vuelve la Super Mujer, the New Era of the Super Woman. The power of this piece rests in the poetry of the person, as Lima allows her body to become one with her surroundings. Strolling through this palace by the sea, she’s at once enchanted by the rising of the light. 

Bella Hadid Delivers and Ode to the Era of Flashdance in 032c

Bella Hadid delivers and ode to the era of grit and glam in “Us Vs. Them” by Collier Schorr for 032c Magazine, Summer 2017. Bella settles into seduction as she emulates a girl from the wrong side of the tracks. Portraying a tough chick from Pittsburgh, Jennifer Beals made us fall in love with her tough wit and determination, forging a unity of female soldiers ready to fight for freedom. United in spirit centered in salvation ~ this is a story that celebrates female strength.  

Vogue Ukraine Embrace the Indulgence

Anna Cleveland embraces the era of indulgence in “1980s” by Yelena Yemchuk for Vogue Ukraine, 03/17. In an age of excess highlighted by an array of head-spinning styles, high fashion is the thing. This history is a haute one, as Julie Pelipas defines the times by using a variety of creative couture. This borrows from the famous big-shouldered look of the day, with body-con bulk that made this decade famous. 

Estella Boersma & Jaden Smith "A Brave New World" Vogue It

Estella Boersma & Jaden Smith bring the beauty of youth forward in “A Brave New World” by Bruce Weber for Vogue Italia, January 2017. Art unleashes the beast with imagery that captures the cinema of the eccentric. Gone are the days of clean and extreme as we welcome into view a dream inside a dream. Lost inside the languid lines of linear space, a Brave New World deigns to take shape. Hiding inside the recesses of the mind Paul Cavaco gives us a new concept on the craft of mining creativity. 

True Art is Seen in Wonder of Winnie Harlow for Hunger

Winnie Harlow strikes while the iron is hot in “Unlocked” issue by Rankin for Hunger Magazine #11. Breaking forth a fusion of hope and heritic, this story centers on the healing of humanity. The Hunger that exists when waiting to see the “She” that’s coming to be. Here, we get a unique view of someone dealing with success, despite their painful circumstances. What holds me down is what ultimately fuels me to rise… This portrayal is an impassioned connection to those things that make us ache, while still honoring our will to survive. 

Milla Jovovich Bares Out Beauty of Inner Light for Vanity Fair Italia

Milla Jovovich embraces the season in elevated style by Ellen von Unwerth shot for Vanity Fair Italia, 12/2016. The Milla Magic has arrived with evocative imagery that uncovers her inner provocateur. A seething array of artistic display, Unwerth delivers high design with symbolic looks that live right on the edge. Vigor and verve are vested through the stamina of spirit, as intensity works its way through the enterprise of initiative.