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Stella Tennant in “boy/girl/boy” by Tim Walker for Vogue Italia, July 2016

Stella Tennant & James Crewe cross the line in “boy/girl/boy” by Tim Walker for Vogue Italia, July ’16. Art meets fashion in this tender take on androgynous allies. Born to be free ~ gender identification is abolished in this exquisite editorial that extinguishes the line between male & female. Playing the part, girl is boy and boy is girl, in a spinning tale of gender swap. 

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Valentino F/W 2016/17 Campaign by Steven Meisel

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 at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia, S/S 2016

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 Swinton by Yelena Yemchuk for Vogue Italia, July 2016

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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Lili Sumner in “Dreamy Atmosphere” by Sølve Sundsbø for Vogue Italia, July 2016

Lili Sumner lets herself fall into a “Dreamy Atmosphere” by Sølve Sundsbø for Vogue Italia, July 2016. The majesty of the mind is unleashed as we bare witness to the wonders of the inner world. Lili lands inside the sanctum of herself in this evocative tale of time undone. Patti Wilson fuses art and fantasy for one of the most cohesive layouts of the season. High fashion forms a paradigm shift artfully taking a phantasmagorical trip, as shapes appear in languid lines gold glistens & silver shines. 

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Calvin Klein Part 1, 2 & 3 by Tyrone Lebon, Fall/Winter 2016.17

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 Cover “Cult Classics” for Mert & Marcus in W Magazine, August 2016

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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Larissa Hofmann by Marcus Ohlsson for Harper’s Bazaar Germany, June/July 2016

Larissa Hofmann celebrates the resplendence of light in “Potpourri Fur Alle Sinne” by Marcus Ohlsson for Harper’s Bazaar Germany, June/July 2016. The face takes the place of a canvas as color is cast over the page. Each image ejects a sense of surrealism, while it wanders onto the optical edge. The mutiny of makeup begins, as Fredrik Stambro invites us to experience the fusion of features. Separate they are tiny speckles, but together they form a righteous illusion of being.  

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#StyleShootDraw by Nick Knight Shot for SHOWstudio and Garage Magazine

Molly Bair & Jazzelle Zanaughtti (aka Posh Splice) go live, as they are set to take the classroom stage in #StyleShootDraw by Nick Knight for SHOWstudio and Garage Magazine, 06/07 ’16. Knight brings together 20 of today’s top illustrators for the first ever, Facebook Live Broadcast. Fine art meets high fashion as this mega talented group gathers for a two-day, luxury life drawing class. 

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Kendall Jenner & Missy Elliott Model for Marc Jacobs Fall 2016 Ad Campaign

Marc Jacobs gathers a unique array of complex characters, for a fusion of flavor with Missy Elliott, Kendall Jenner & Cara Delevingne (et al) for his Fall 2016 Campaign, by David Sims. Art soars as the subject of this stunning Fall Preview progresses. Burning under the red haute spot, one might think the evolution is complete, but this display is just the beginning. The mutation of the mighty awaits as this conversion creates an altered state. 

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Elle Fanning by Steven Klein for V Magazine #102, Fall Preview 2016

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 in ‘All that Glitters is not Gold’ by Marc de Groot Vogue Netherlands, July 2016

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.