Posts in the T’S PHILOSOPHY Category

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Designer Quotes, Dazed SS16 Couture

Poetic prose captured with the click of a camera, Dazed Designer Quotes SS16; Gareth Pugh, Jeremy Scott, Nicola Formichetti, Hussein Chalayan. Karl Lagerfeld, Kanye West, Akeem Smith & Givenchy. Couture of Creative Contentment is to have and to hold in that private place where truth is told…

Couture of Creative Contentment…

To have is to hold in that private place

where hope can be found & hurt erased. 

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Stripes of Soft Light Sift Thru Window

Astrid Holler and Avery Blanchard ride the light in “For Your Eyes Only” by Johnny Dufort for Dazed, F/W 15. The art of illumination floods the scene as each shot celebrates, The Sun Also Rises. Lifting us up, stripes of light sift through the windows as all thoughts of tomorrow are found today. What we see isn’t what we get, if we open our minds to the mysteries of life. Rivers of radiance break over the face as Thomas De Kluyver brandishes aire of refulgent beauty. 

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Capture Purple's Prose of Visual Poetry

Guinevere van Seenus breaks hold of the open sea by Theo Wenner for Purple Fashion, F/W 2015. The prose of visual poetry found in the commanding click of the camera. Art speaks its own language in this exquisite story set to sail. A tribute to the tyranny of ticking time. The body breaks open broadly as the heart follows suit. Stylist, Robbie Spencer, melds modern fashions as black manifests itself in the foretelling of truth. 

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Isamaya Ffrench gives an evocative take on conceptual vision in ‘Beauty Story’

Isamaya Ffrench gives an evocative take on conceptual vision in “Beauty Story” by Nicolas Coulomb for Novembre Magazine Issue 9, Spring/Summer 2014. A picture tells a thousand words in this poetic piece of modern art. Stylist, Georgia Pendlebury, knows how to explore by doing a double take of trouble and temptation. Wearing an eclectic array of electric designs, fashion erupts, as the under-tone of the exotic explodes. 

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Julia Hetta Shows 'Different Days' in The Shoot Gallery

Julia Hetta rides high on a raven’s wing in ‘Different Days,’ covered by Dazed and Confused for her show at The Shoot Gallery, May 13 – June 21. Exquisite beauty brought in a daze of un-answered dreams, as the romance pours through the page we find ourselves staring at the truth. The power of poetry laid out in pictures, Hetta reminds us that sheer simplicity can be the most enticing thing we can offer. 

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The Art of Beauty Lives with Dreamy Images by Sparrek for Schön! Magazine

A dream inside a dream… Sparrek, a.k.a Kylli Sparre, captures our hearts with a stunning compilation of surreal style photography for Schön! Magazine. Vibrant beauty that can only be accessed by authentic dance, through movement, Sparrek shows herself to be highly influenced by the art of ballet. Airy and alive, the division of disparity comes alive in the daring drive of momentum and grace. 

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The Art of Beauty Begins on the Beachfront of the Mind

Beauty begins on the beachfront of the mind. Daria Pleggenkuhle is an artful extension of poetic reflection in Phillip Dixon’s sublime series shot for the 2013 June/July issue of Numéro China. High fashion seeking higher ground, today’s greatest photographers are able to transport us to a place of transcendent tranquility. A place where thoughts are free to wonder without the brutal scrutiny of reality, and where creativity flows like water with ideas formed in the blink of an eye. 

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A Collusion of Retro-Modern Fusion in 'Saint Laurent'

In a grand nostalgic nod, angels & icons merge as Malgosia Bela channels the spirit of 70’s YSL, in ‘Saint Laurent’ for the cover of Muse Magazine #33. David Bellemere celebrates the debut of Hedi Slimane’s (much anticipated) take over of Yves Saint Laurent, this captivating editorial, pays homage to the roots of this historic fashion house. Instantly recognizable, this silhouette is as relevant today as ever. 

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Antonina Vasylchenko Shines in 'Good Housekeeping'

Antonina Vasylchenko challenges traditional female roles in ‘Good Housekeeping’ by Yelena Yemchuk for the February issue of Dazed & Confused.  Turning convention on it’s head, Karen Langley’s brilliant styling mixes retro-inspired garb with an avant-garde edge, for a biting commentary on the antiquated notion of what it means to be a ‘Good Housewife.’  Surrounded by vintage designs, the 60’s style decor adds an element of reality to this controversial topic.   

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Cara Delevingne Fights for Her Rights 'Heavenly Creature'

Cara Delevingne is a divine inspiration in ‘Heavenly Creature’ by Mikael Jansson for the February 2013 issue of W Magazine.  Jumping into the fashion fray, Jansson dares to take on the much politicized issue of Women’s Reproductive Rights, in this stunning editorial dedicated to female empowerment.  Using the artistic tools at his disposal he lays out a compelling message depicting the inherent injustice of this long-standing battle.   

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Patricia van der Vliet in 'Army of Me' Exit Magazine

Patricia van der Vliet fights the enemy within in ‘Army of Me’ by Aitken Jolly for the Winter 2012/13 issue of Exit Magazine.  Using symbolic military imagery Jolly dares to explore the greater theme of ‘Camouflage’ in this evocative editorial.  Masked in a variety of face paint and army fatigues, Patricia’s piercing portrayal of an embattled warrior gives us a glimpse inside the heart of a fighter. 

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'And the Earth Died Screaming While I Lay Dreaming'

And the Earth Died Screaming While I Lay Dreaming.  Hugh Lippe’s inspired vision of modern androgyny takes a turn for the artistic in the Winter Issue of Exit Magazine.  Kasia Struss plays the handsome heroine in this revival of authentic androgyny.  A trend that has always been subject to the watered-down commercialism of the pop-culture machine, this powerful interpretation allows for the appropriate level of intensity, without fear of stigma or judgment.