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Stella Lucia Stuns Us Senseless "Good Girl Gone Bad" in Dazed

Stella Lucia stuns us senseless in “Good Girl Gone Bad” by Bettina Rheims for Dazed Digital, SS17. Artful images dominate this page as Stella emerges in a riotous rage. Her passionate overtones are obvious, however, it’s the subtle makings of sadness that keep me engaged. Here we have a woman on the edge. Teetering towards a tenuous truth, one where what we believe is not marked by what we see, rather, what is unveiled is voraciously met by vicious ends. 

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Love Invites U2 Jump Into Arena of Avant-Garde Excess

Alasdair McLellan delves in deep to this three part series for Love Magazine, SS 2017. Here we have a strange and wonderful mix of models & actresses, as this collection of characters come together to form a fusion of fabulous. Katie Grand is a costumier of high end wares, as she uses fashion as a form of storytelling. Clothing has a unique intent, with styles that speak to the specificity of the moment.  

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Fashion Pops as We Travel Through Pantheon of Pretty

Lorena Maraschi & Manuela Miloqui look back to see ahead by Gil Inoue for Vogue Brazil, June 2017. Travelling through the pantheon of pretty, Gil does a little of what I call era jumping. He allows us to imagine a world where blocks of time meld into one. Brilliant looks borrowed from the best parts of the past all seamlessly blend. Flapper inspired dresses are designed with sequined embellishments, long and lean, these sinewy frocks fuse together while standing apart. 

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Natasha Poly Rides the Ocean "On the Crest of a Wave"

Natasha Poly crashes in on a new tomorrow as she rides “On the Crest of a Wave” by Txema Yeste for Vogue Russia June 2017. I waited patiently for summer proper to show it’s face before I illuminated such a spectacular place. Art expounds this sacred ground as the sea doth pound the shore, Natasha rises forth in colorful wonder like an enchantress from the ocean floor. Natures’ wonders are found in abundance as we watch her languid along the water’s edge. 

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Kiki Willems Claims Our Right 2 Fight 4 Female Freedom #NOW

Kiki Willems captures the fluid form of future flight in this 2 part series by Christian MacDonald for Interview Magazine, June/July 2017. Art expands as it contracts evades as it invites. Kiki captures our imagination in this confluence of couture inspired chaos. This is a story that studies the fluid lines of form and fabric. Modernity takes a step forward, feeling the future of fashion erupt. What was once limited by the prospect of presentation, is now open to the idea of being wholly unrestrained. 

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Jessie Bloemendaal's ~ Her Tears Inside Just Can't Hide

Jessie Bloemendaal travels forth and she brings us back by Anthony Maule for Numéro Magazine, June/July 2017. Art elevates our understanding of things we might otherwise throw to the wind. The momentum of the message becomes quite clear, as we feel the swell of the ocean’s wall crash down around us. And, while it’s clear we are simply viewing a woman standing behind a wall of sheer glass, what we see is all together different. 

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Karlie Kloss in Tomorrow Today "A Future Present" Vogue Italia

Karlie Kloss explores the sharpest of contrasts in “A Future Present” captured by Ethan James Green for Vogue Italia, June 2017. A story that celebrates the end of the beginning. This is a compelling look at the possible outcome for our future. Kloss is caught on the baron land of tomorrow dreaming about today. At first we are tricked into believing we are staring at a rich landscape, only to find that it is all in her mind. 

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Cameron Russell Rides Her Horse Into the Azure Ocean

Cameron Russell kicks up the dust and hits the trail in “Even Cowgirls Get the Blues” by Txema Yeste for Numéro #184, June/July 2017. The sea tells a story in this glamorous mix of sh** kicking cowboy and motorcycle chic. Caught in the Majestic arena of light and sound ~ this earthy spread of theatrical display is abound. Crisply delivered artfully displayed, in this dueling blend of beauty both worlds are bestowed. 

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Bella Hadid Finds Humans Are Complex While Females Fierce

Bella Hadid beguiles in a role that makes it clear she’s here to make her own mark “Personal Best” by Inez & Vinoodh for Vogue Italia, June 2017. Coupling with Natalie Westling, these two models couldn’t be more opposite yet come together strangely well. Bella secures her spot on top with this compelling cover-story by Inez & Vinoodh. We’re getting use to her affect, accepting that she is not one for real, emotive expression. 

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Slip on Retro Aviators ~ Dip Into Decade of Decadence

Cara Taylor & Birgit Kos go retro in this modern take on 80’s inspired styling by Hedi Slimane for Vogue Paris, June/July 2017. Part 1 is a distinction of high designs, while Part 11 delves into the depths of decadence. Art expresses itself, revealing in the excess of the enlightened we exceed our intentions. Alive with a kind of 80’s vibe, Slimane shows us a slew of Ray-Ban Sunglasses that will always represent the era of excess.  

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Mona Matsuoka Honors History of Japanese Beauty for Vogue Italia

Mona Matsuoka explores the ancient art of beauty in “Japan Spa Concept” by Michel Comte for Vogue Italia’s Beauty Supplement, 05/17. I seek to devour I long to display as delicacy ponders the pageantry of play. Sitting in the lofty palace of my precious mind artistry is found in the decadence of time. This celebrates the alluring nature that’s found through the mind/body connection. 

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Saskia de Brauw Finds Forward Motion in High Fashion Street

Saskia de Brauw opens herself up to the art of evolution in “Brush Up” by Daniel Jackson for Vogue Germany, June 2017. In the fluid findings of futuristic styling comes a phenomenon known as Saskia. Her name alone brings to mind the concept of creativity. Allowing herself to be a vessel for variation we are able to reap the benefits of change. This is where we say the clothes aren’t wearing her, she is wearing the clothing.