Posts in the Editorials Category

Shanelle Nyasiase Makes a Connection through Couture

Shanelle Nyasiase shines in “Global Hypercolour” by Viviane Sassen for Dazed Magazine, Spring ’18. Showing no signs of retreat scintillation screams as colors are complete. The story is one of glory and grace, as Shanelle reaches behind her back touching the innocent face. There is no distance between art and imagination. There is no space between heart and hope. There is no journey that will bring me back to you… for in the arms of my sister is the place of my truth. 

Made of Water, Air & Land We Touch Ocean... Feel Sand

Yoon Young Bae spreads her wings in ”Madame Butterfly’ captured by Txema Yeste for Numéro #190, February 2018. Through the quiet corners of the mind we explore Nature’s fertile finest in the glory of the divine. Art evokes a sense of spirit rising. To know oneself is to really see that to love yourself you must fight to be free. These works aren’t merely ones to be ogled by the ocular arena, they are to be consumed by every aspect of human consciousness. 

Emmanuelle Alt Gives Us Ladies of the 80's "Colorama"

Emmanuelle Alt gives us the ladies of the 80’s in “Colorama” by David Sims for Vogue Paris, February 2018. Take a tour of fashions past with over-the-top styles that speak to the gregarious gorgeousness of the 1980’s. Beauty Shakin’ Beauty has just begun taking fashion to the heights of vintage fun. This dynamic editorial captures the chaos of change and the decade that brought it to the forefront. 

Open Your Mind and You'll Find the Spirit to Fly On High

Assa ignites a sense of serenity as we feel our spirits rise by Harley Weir for Vogue Italia, January 2018. We have entered a period of our existence that doesn’t demand alot of background noise. We don’t need to distract or overwhelm, we need only to honor our inner fire. The Female Spirit is Here to Say, We’ve Taken Our Place and We Aren’t Going Away. Here we witness something that may seem subtle, or worse, not loud enough to get the attention required to deem it successful. 

Adwoa Fires Up Feminine Power Giving Us Gurls Talk, Vogue UK

Adwoa Aboah embraces the beauty of being by Steven Meisel for Vogue UK, December 2017. This story honors the idea that you have to look back to see ahead. Meisel mixes a taste of the 20’s with a hint of the 40’s, blending it with a large dose of the 70’s. All fusing to form a picture of pure poetry. In Aboah’s interview with Edward Enninful we hear, in her own words, what it has meant to create Gurls Talk

Txema Yeste's Camera Tells Tale "Model Coven Casts Its Spell"

Irina Liss, Leah Rödl, Manami Kinoshita, and Sarah Abney in “Model Coven Casts Its Spell” by Txema Yeste shot for Models.com. Yeste casts a conceptual spell conjuring a coven from the creative craft. Rich with imagination, he inspires us to wonder the halls of our mind. I never underestimate the power of his aesthetic intention. Producing a plethora of poetry in the form of pictures, is a true gift. 

Bubble Gum Beauty Knows How to "Pop Like a Star"

Julia Banas drinks in the pink in “Pop Like a Star” by Zoey Grossman for Numéro Tokyo, December 2017. Is this a dream or is it fantasy? Beauty succumbs to a bumble gum run that’s wrapped inside an image of high intensity fun. Disco infused decadence is saturated with a modern twist. Stepping back in time, Bobette Cohn asks us to take a trip down the retro highway. Fantasy floods the page… Pink Projects Pretty as yellow invites us to fly, red revs things up as black asks why? 

Rianne Van Rompaey Embraces “Venetian Fantasy" Vogue Paris

Rianne Van Rompaey goes a ‘la MODE À VENISE in the “Venetian Fantasy” by Inez & Vinoodh for Vogue Paris, November 2017. The culture of Venetian inhabitants are played out in the characteristics of the city. This “Floating City” or “City of Canals” as it’s known, is as spirited as it is secretive. Alive with a kind a vibe that allows it to transcend the many pitfalls of modern society, today’s timeline is driven by a score to ignore. 

Donna Trope Proves Where There's Smoke There's Fire NicOtine

Alix Angjeli gets up close and personal in “A Safe Bleed” by Donna Trope for NicOtine Magazine Fall 2017. When we forgo the concept of personal space we enter into a zone of reality. When perception is altered to a point of non recognition, we are forced to take a step back. Questioning our reason for being, we allow ourselves to break through the boundaries of human behavior, attempting to get to what’s real. 

Alek Wek Defies Gravity Laying Parallel to Ground in Re-Edition

Alek Wek wields herself into a number of brave positions in “Do You Go To the Temple Tonight” by Talia Chetrit for Re-Edition No.8, AW 2017. I see this piece as a work of physical artistry. A line of poetry longing to be read… a hunger that aches to be fed… wistful yearning that cries in the night… turning hope into havoc and wrong into right… like a winged butterfly longing to soar… this seething craving will leave you wanting but more.  

Angela Lindvall Seeks Spirit of Whimsy Captured by Greg Kadel

Angela Lindvall steps forth to accept a Challenge in “Desafio Total” by Greg Kadel for Harper’s Bazaar Spain, October 2017. Mystical maneuverings are founded in the whimsy of a wish, as couture comes with a challenge and Angela is ready to reply. Images are set apart by their unique form, yet oddly connected by their unifying theme. This exquisite editorial celebrates the art of independence, while calling on the collective spirit of style. 

Miriam Haney is Working Hard in Opposition "Counter Praxis"

Miriam Haney is working in opposition in “Counter Praxis” by Mark Lim for NicOtiNe Magazine, F17. Meeting resistance head on, this compelling story settles into the art of opposition. Acting in antipathy embraces a counter-intuitive nature, allowing you to jump when your instinct is to stand still. Ingenuity evokes a sense of spirit ~ telling us we can fly when already floating in the center of the sky.