Posts featuring photographer Mert & Marcus

'Born to Be Bella' Back In Time Retro Beauty is Defined

Bella, Bella Bring Me Home… I’m Calling to the Great Unknown. Back in time retro beauty is defined. Art is an energizing theme to explore as we delve inside the makeup artist’s mind. Using the face as a palate, we are challenged to leave behind the notion of pretty in favor of something more conceptually compelling. Pretty is a mundane concept. A transient truth tortured by t…

Revel in the Redolent Reflection of 1994 Re-Edition Mag

Rianne Van Rompaey revels in redolent reflection of 1994 by Mert & Marcus for Re-Edition Magazine Issue 11. Rianne’s dynamic look can go from natural to neo-natural with the blink of an eye. She is not a placid person. Her emotions are raw and real with feelings that run deep. Exposing the memories to a tantalizing twist. She travels back in time to explore the annals of the mind, exp…

When Life's Secrets Go Too Deep I "Can't Get No Sleep"

Kiki Willems, Anok Yai & Lara Mullen usher in a season of change with “Can’t Get No Sleep” shot by Mert & Marcus for Vogue UK, September 2018. Art is but an illusion life is but a dream… in the muted landscape of yesterday we linger longer in abstract theme. Neon’s allure has been interrupted. The fog lifts, with piercing pictures that show us, what was on…

Models are Primed to Party for the Final '17 Cover Issue

Models are primed and ready to party in “The Celebration Issue” by Mert & Marcus for Vogue Italia, December 2017. Decadence is upon us as each shot heralds the coming of a brand new year. The animalistic nature takes hold as each beautiful creature is primed and ready to go. All bets are off as Mert & Marcus slide into a story of sheer decadence. Boundaries are left behind a…

Mean Streets Meets Energy of a Tough Girl in "Defy" W Magazine

Mert & Marcus dare to “Defy” as they Fall into the season, for W Magazine, September Issue ’17. We bid a fashion farewell to the great, Edward Enninful, as he’s off to make his mark as the new Editor-n-Chief of British Vogue. Taking it to the streets this shows us that the future of fashion is now. Art and excess blend in ways we haven’t even begun to conc…

Kate Crashes Party Coming in with Twist "Kinky Nights"

Stella Lucia, Lily Donaldson, Issa Lish & Dillon Storey delve into decadence in “Kinky Nights” by Mert & Marcus for Vogue UK, March 2017. Kate Moss sneaks into this story as a stylist with a wicked mix of high-octane wares. A fearsome foursome captures our attention, with one male model who fits right in. So fierce are these shots we have a hard time determining where they o…

Saskia for Self Service

Saskia de Brauw schools us in the art of forward fashion by Mert & Marcus for Self Service, F/W 2015. A transformation takes place as Saskia shows us the light side. The power of peroxide takes hold with bleached-out beauty that invites us to unite. Gender lines become extinct in this artful examination of what’s to come. Defiancey takes on new meaning with a focused female not afraid …

Disjointed Exuberance Explodes "Youth" Mert & Marcus, Vogue It

Mert & Marcus capture the colors of existence through art of exuberance in “Youth” for Vogue Italia, October 2015. A calvacation of creation unleashes as we embark on a journey of discovery. Nothing is what it seems and nothing stays where it should, in this shape shifting story that redefines the limits of design. The complexity of our culture takes hold as the couture revel…

Kate Moss Gives Us a Sneak Peak in 'Kate Confidential'

Kate Moss takes us inside in ‘Kate Confidential’ shot by Mert & Marcus for Vogue Paris. Moments in time are not what they seem, as the artistry of hope is captured in subtle markings of the extreme. To be catapulted into another realm is a fashion feat left for our reining queen (Ms. Moss). Editor-in-Chief, Emmanuelle Alt, interprets those crazy, decadent days with looks from…

Natasha Poly Finds Ferocity of the Female Spirit in Vogue Paris

Natasha Poly & Lily Aldridge are ‘Born to be Wild’ shot by Mert & Marcus for Vogue Paris. Embracing the history of womankind this story takes us back to our beginnings. Bodies become one as they crawl through caves dressed in desert fare. Editor-n-Chief, Emmanuelle Alt, fashions a selection of fabulous finery, as we celebrate the fire of the female spirit. Exotic elem…

80's Ecstasy Unfolds in 'Back in the Lime Light' W Mag

The art of ecstasy unfolds as Anna Cleveland takes us ‘Back In the Lime Light’ by Mert & Marcus for W Magazine, September 2015. While pop was prevalent, the other side of the 80’s was an extreme scene. An ode to New York’s infamous club, The Limelight. Debauchery defined, Cleveland and her couture cronies party like it’s 1989. Rich with authentic imager…

Beauty Explores Art of Exposure in 'Privacy Settings' for W Mag

The worlds most beautiful, and followed, women expose a part of themselves we won’t see on screen in ‘Privacy Settings’ by Mert & Marcus for W Magazine, August 2015. Anna, Barbara, Bella, Chrissy, Doutzen, Lily, Rosie, Joan, Emily & Irina brave a new world in dynamic shots not made for Instagram. The power of processing has been foregone in favor of something quic…