Posts in the T’S PHILOSOPHY Category

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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. 

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Fei Fei Sun Shines in Vogue Italia's 'Global Life' Issue

Fei Fei Sun shines in Vogue Italia’s ‘Global Life’ issue by Steven Meisel, January 2013.  Marking the publications first solo Asian cover, Sun embraces the honor with a stunning tribute to the great fashion icon, China Machado.  Celebrating the symmetry of masters, Meisel takes inspiration from Richard Avedon’s original history making images of a young Machado (below left). 

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Daria Strokous Stuns in Bridal Bondage 'Bleached'

Hugh Lippe offers an inspired vision of bridal bondage in ‘Bleached’ for the Winter 2012 issue of Fat Magazine.  Daria Strokous plays the non-virginal bride in this highly conceptual piece, that dares to explore the hypocrisy of modern marriage. Visually arresting and mentally stimulating, this avant-garde editorial looks beyond the fairy-tale to the darkness that lies beneath the bleached facade. 

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Passion & Protest Centerfold's 'Take Manhattan' Guy Aroch

It’s a fashion-coup as Cara Delevingne & Paolo Anchisi ‘Take Manhattan’ in the December issue of Centerfold Magazine.  Guy Aroch captures the idealistic couple as they set out to effect change on the lonely streets of New York City.  Inspired by the cult spirit of underground activism, this artistic editorial reflects youth in the era of the ‘Occupy Movement.’  Guy goes Guerrilla with candid style imagery, made to look like documentary footage taken at real events.