Posts featuring photographer Chris NIcholls

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Kelly Mittendorf Has a Rousing Rival in 'Double Double'

Kelly Mittendorf is up against a rousing rival in ‘Double Double’ by Chris Nicholls for Fashion Canada, Fall 2014. The choreography of chaos comes to play in this exquisite mix of real life and animation. Illustrator, Jamie Lee Reardin, creates visual stimulation with a fantastical take on the art of modern fashion. Breaking through the fourth wall, (Stylist) Zeina Esmail c…

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Childhood Tales Turn into Fashion Art 'Heroine Chic'

Take a fantastical trip through your childhood with a collection of fairy-tales turned high fashion stories in ‘Heroine Chic’ by Chris Nicholls for Fashion Magazine (Canada). Using the art of experimental translation Pamela Bernier reinvents the modern heroine, playing such beloved parts as Goldilocks an the Three Bears, Charlotte’s Web, Mary had a Little …

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Kim Cloutier 'Wild at Heart' Dress to Kill Exotic Issue

Kim Cloutier brings out the beast within in ‘Wild at Heart’ by Chris Nicholls for the Exotic Issue of Dress To Kill Magazine Summer 2013. Under the fashion Big-Top, Nicholls delivers The Greatest Style-Show on Earth, inspired by the dark, mysterious word of the traveling circus. Pushing the limits of the imagination, his languid use of lighting and effects gives the seri…

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Chris Nicholls Creates 'High Contrast' Fashion Op-Art

Samantha Rayner is transformed into ‘High Contrast’ editorial art by Chris Nicholls for the May 2013 issue of Canada’s Fashion Magazine. Getting stuck in the past, just as we’ve hit a Pop-Art plateau, Nicholls comes along an reinvigorates the movement with an innovative take on 60’s inspired style. A trend built on the concept of interplay, the contra…

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Ashtyn Franklin is a Celestial Dream in 'Star Style'

Chris Nicholls celebrates the eclipsing of a year in ‘Star Style’ for the January 2013 issue of Flare Magazine.  Ashtyn Franklin is a celestial dream in this avant-garde representation of the 12 astrological ages, and the zodiac signs that represent them.  A grand gesture of artistic relevance, this powerful imagery captures the dynamic spirit of hope that comes with a …

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Chris Nicholls Creates a Beauty Buzz Flare’s ‘The New Wave’

Chris Nicholls creates a Beauty-Buzz with, ‘The New Wave,’ for Flare Magazine’s September Issue.  Starting the season off right, models Jenna Earle and Amanda N show off some of Fall’s hottest hair & makeup trends, using fabulous styles from the 60’s-80’s, as jumping off points for inspiration.  Embracing the angular movement of the mo…

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Sarah Gadon in ‘The Amazing Lace’ by Chris Nicholls for Flare Magazine

Showing us how to win “The Amazing Lace,” this Spring, Sarah Gadon goes a little fabric-crazy in the May issue of Flare Magazine.  The beautiful Canadian actress takes this typically feminine look, and gives it some edge, with a variety of trendy styles that will leave you “lusting for lace.”  With a little avant-garde twist, Chris Nicholls finds a way to mix…

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Go “Beyond the Sea” for these Marine-Inspired Fashions in Flare

There’s a fine line between inspire-by and literal-interpretation.  Spring 2012’s Obsession with the Sea, has taken the real-life colors, textures and shapes of the sea, and turned them into modern fashions, dedicated to keeping their natural form in tact.  With looks that mirror the shiny-scales of a fish as they reflect off the water’s surface, or the hypnotic g…

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Visit the “Electric Circus” With Cross-Printing Trends from Flare Magazine

Well it seems as if my “Cross-Printing” predictions have come true.  Chris Nicholl’s latest work, “Electric Circus” celebrates the fine art of mixing prints.  What appears to be creative-chaos is actually perfectly balanced patterns, masquerading as random selections.  I often say this kind of dressing isn’t for the fashion-novice…

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Coco Rocha in ‘Crazy for Coco’ by Chris Nicholls, Flare Magazine

Go ‘Crazy for Coco’ in Flare Magazine’s February 2012 issue by Chris Nicholls.  Delve into the fabulous world of ‘Cross-Trending’ where patterns & prints are mixed with a kind of frenzied abandon. Follow Coco Rocha on a tour of the trends with Springs hottest looks from Louis Vuitton, Erdem & Miu Miu, all in a perfect-pile of prints & …

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Pulp Magazine Exposes the Dark-Side of Chanel

The House of Chanel has an interesting/complex history, and it’s current King-Karl (Lagerfeld) is not one to shy away from the “dark-side.”  In this shadowy-layout Chris Nicholls gives us a unique vantage point for Chanel’s Winter Collection.  With an “Apocalyptic” Fall Fashion Show that burned up the runway, this is an appropriate foll…

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Flare’s Medieval Labyrinth of Fall’s Lavish Haute-Couture

With the help of Givenchy, Pucci, and Bottega Venetta we are whisked into a fantastical world of Majesty & Mystery in this layout from the December Issue of Flare.  From the daring mind of Chris Nicholls, comes this labyrinth of Medieval-Accessories and Royal-References, tempting us through a maze of Haute-Couture. In a time where beauty was traded like a commodity, these R…