Posts in the Editorials Category

'The Devil in the Details

Noma Han Holds Head Down, Middle Finger Rises Forth

Omar Ahmed, Noma Han & Logan Flatte invite us to ride on the wrong side of the law in “The Devil in the Details” by Ed Singleton for Models.com. Locked up never looked so good as each image projects a sense of fusion. Ambivalence gives this story heat, as pictures play with the idea of gender switch. Smoke filled rooms reveal a truth, hiding just under the surface. As unisex wares find a fluid approach to the concept of sexuality.  

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Designs Dance Across Screen Art Inspires Aerial Dream

Karen Elson, Julia Nobis, Jamie Bochert & Katlin Aas move as one in this aerial display of designs that dance. Steven Meisel captures bodies in motion for Valentino, F/W 2016/17. Figures frame the scene with lines unlike we’ve ever seen, as fabrics fill the air silk flows in a righteous flair. Each picture projects a sense of strength, balancing balletic movement with poetic intent. While lithe bodies bend, extend. 

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Di$count Universe HC Rocks the House in the S/S 2016 Collection

Di$count Universe rediscovers the hard partying play of high fashion fun, in their S/S 2016 Collection. This compilation wasn’t created for the faint of heart, rather, it was conceived for the anointed. In order to appreciate this conceptual landscape, you must be willing to suspend disbelief. Haute designs are displayed with the concept of freedom in mind, openly showcased at Novembre Magazine.  

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Tilda Teeters on Edge in Tale of Love & Other Longings

Tilda Swinton teeters on the edge in this evocative tale of love and other longings by Yelena Yemchuk for Vogue Italia, July ’16. Surrounded in Victorian excess, Swinton succumbs to androgynous callings. Camouflaged scenes steal the show in a role that has her going incognito. Editorials run like acts in a play, with designs that portray theatrical disguises. Darkness devours the senses, as Tilda is dressed to the nines in daring wares styled by Cathy Kasterine

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I Dare to Bring Forth a Cacophony of Cool in My Calvins

Kate Moss, Grace Coddington, Bella HadidYoung Thug (et al) get up close and personal in dynamic captures done by Tyrone Lebon for Calvin Klein, FW 16.17. A gathering of the gifted… these talented people bring the real as they share snapshots of their private thoughts. Lebon assembles the anointed few, from cultural icons and actors, to athletes, musicians, artists, models, street performers and more. 

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Top Models of the World Unite in "Cult Classics" for W Magazine

Top models of the world unite in “Cult Classics” shot by Mert & Marcus for W Magazine, August 2016. Angelic features invite the spirit to rise as Ruth Bell captures a sublime sense of strength. Fair faces float on aire as bare haired beauties give a stoic stare. Surrounded in the circle of humanity they stand together in creative harmony. Pictures project inner power with soulful shots of sisters uniting. 

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A Killer Fashion Spread Celebrates "The Neon Demon"

Elle Fanning, Bella Heathcote & Abbey Lee star in “Killing It” by Steven Klein for V Magazine #102, Fall Preview 2016. If Looks Could Kill… is the demonstrative statement put forth in Nicolas Winding Refn’s, The Neon Demon. The Poetry of Pageantry is Not What it Doth Seem… We Close Our Eyes & Take a Ride On Boulevard of Broken Dreams. Setting forth on the ride of her life, this young girl takes on the City of Angels, as she begins her own fall from grace. 

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Marjan Jonkman Shines 'All that Glitters is not Gold' Vogue Nls

Marjan Jonkman is Strictly Chic in ‘All that Glitters is not Gold’ by Marc de Groot for Vogue Nls, 07/16. The Glam Slam 70’s has arrived with looks unafraid to flash back in time. This story grabs gorgeous from fashions that glitter while it steals swagger from styles that shine. Going for full glow, this editorial exposes us to another era while showing the road ahead. Dimphy den Otter reapplies the cross-over theory with a compelling concept I call the cohesive swap. 

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Angelika Frątczak Feels Her Way Forward "Überflächen"

Angelika Frątczak & Dasha feel their way free in “Überflächen” by Wilkosz & Way for Tush Magazine. To touch… to feel… to explore the idea of the ideal. To Long… to Esteem… that ever awaiting dream. To travel into the great unknown is the closet thing to perfection we are ever to truly know. Exquisitely tampered with artfully displayed, the unity of opposition allows us to languish in the land of distortion. 

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The Fluid Nature of Art & Poetry Speak a Visual Language of Love

Hayett McCarthy & Alina Levichkina see through the clouds of creativity comes a moment of truth by Amanda Charchian for Numéro #174, June/July 2016. The fluid language of art and poetry speak, as the Goddess of beauty and light flow free. A journey of female empowerment comes alive, as we seek to find spirit of the modern woman. Sentient images ignite a passionate fury, as see-thru silk teases us into temptation. 

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Kelly Rohrbach Brings Body Back Helmut Newton Style

Kelly Rohrbach brings back the body beautiful by Michel Comte for Vogue Italia Beauty, May 2016. Lycra ignites the art of the era as fashion mirrors the sights of the 70’s. Borrowing from the days of Helmut Newton, her phenomenal frame steals the show. Natural fabrics hug the skin with lines that dare to let you in, as digital drama lights up the night deigning to turn wrong into right. Giulio Martinelli & Ayako Yoshida echo the flavors of the decade with a unique blend of bathing suits and body gear. 

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Marie-Agnès Gillot Shines Like Bright Star in the Night Sky

Marie-Agnès Gillot shines like a Star in the night sky in “Étoile” by Jacob Sutton for Numéro #173, May 2016. Letting go of gravity, Gillot glides across the frame like a phoenix in flight. This creature captures our imagination while she takes us to new heights, as a primary dancer in Ballet of the Paris Opera. Predatory in her stance – stately in her appearance, this compelling combination defines drama.