Posts featuring stylist Samuel Francois

Amber Witcomb Explores the Art of Avant-Garde Excess

Amber Witcomb dreams a little dream by Sofia Sanchez & Mauro Mongiello for Numéro #185, 08/17. Walking along the beach one day I found myself in a frightful way, along was I on this winding road with no-one to turn to and nowhere to go. The ache felt so deep I turned inside ready to run and ready to hide, from all of life’s worry and doubt I was ready to turn myself inside/out. So I took off …

Burnt Embers of Our Past ~ Seek a Stronger Future in Numéro Mag

Ilvie Wittek faces the underlying fire that burns deep inside shot by Katja Mayer for Numéro Magazine, September 2016. The burnt embers of our past seek a stronger future, as smoldering sections signify the unspeakable pain we’ve endured as a people. Destruction is portrayed in charred pieces strewn across the floor, as wood is transformed into a tinderbox of tragedy. Construct con…

Fit for a ~Comme des Garçons~ Queen Shot by Miles Aldridge

Viola Podkopaeva wears pieces fit for a queen in “Rei Kawakubo, Reine De L’Avant-Garde” by Miles Aldridge for Numéro #176, September 2016. Since its inception in 1969, Comme des Garçons, has been at the forefront of future fashion. Rei Kawakubo revolutionized the industry by introducing the art of storytelling to the business of style. A designer known for her …

Numéro Goes Neon as Lina Hoss Rides Into Night Light

Lina Hoss rides us into the light by Miles Aldridge for Numéro China, May/June 2016. A dream inside a dream… the divine decadence of neon shines bright, inviting a fusion of fantasy to ignite. Walking in a trance like state a cacophony of quiet chaos explodes. Samuel François speaks to a new generation with fashions that fuel the fire of desire. Each piece invents an optical illusion…

Matilda Dods a Mannequin in Neon "Pink Light District"

Matilda Dods plays a doll part in “Pink Light District” by Miles Aldridge for Numéro Magazine, S/S ’16. Saturated with his unique brand of beauty, Miles takes us one shade away from the Red Light District. Model/Musician, Matilda, goes from pretty to plastique, as this story screams with layers of sadness. Samuel François uses bright styles that meet the surroundin…

Guinevere Introduces Us to Artful Glory of "La Geisha"

Guinevere Van Seenus melds into the story in “La Geisha” by Sofia Sanchez & Mauro Mongiello for Numéro #172, 04/16. A modern tale of sensual stimulation and artful revelation, Guinevere becomes one with the sun ~ The Geisha Girl. Setting herself above the scene she artfully fits into a day dream. Dressed in the currency of creation, each image injects a sense of wayward wo…

Agnes and the Iguana Become One With Sun, Numéro China

Agnes Nieske becomes one with the sun by Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello for Numéro China, March 2016. “Voyage” into the unknown as we open a door to a room that’s been under lock and key. The sensuality of our senses kick-in bringing forth a fusion of feelings. Samuel Francois unleashes his synergistic tone with pieces that project pure power. Fabrics fall over the sk…

Maartje Verhoef Rides the Curves "Rhythm and blues"

Maartje Verhoef feels the heat in “Rhythm and blues” The Musique Issue, by Txema Yeste for Numéro #171, March 2016. Stylist, Samuel Francois, finds the fire as red light spreads over the curves of her body. Fashion flies through the night as Chanel’s wings catch wind and dare to take flight. Cloaked in a matching dress and coat by Givenchy, the music plays on with a drama…

Kadri Vahersalu Lets Red Glamour Vamp it Up "Horror"

Kadri Vahersalu happens on a new state of play in “Horror” shot by Sofia Sanchez & Mauro Mongiello for Numéro China, 12/15. This story taps into the act of twisted intention, with somber silhouettes that push illusory limits. Stylist, Samuel Francois, finds the fluid nature of fashion through the wickedness of wears. A trio of temptation pops off the page as each desig…

Lili Sumner Sinks in Splendored Rush of Neon Plush in Numéro

Lili Sumner blasts off in Artifices by Miles Aldridge for Numéro #168, November 2015. I sank into a splendored rush of wicked wonder and neon plush, color swirls in dated play as I find myself doing the retro sway. A hail of high pitch tones touch the screen, from the roar of orange to the grasp of green. Interlocking floor mats flush together as tiles meld like pieces of a pop art puzzle…

Lia Pavlova Floats High Above the Sounds of Hallowed Grounds

Lia Pavlova is lost between here and there in the Gravity issue, by Sofia Sanchez & Mauro Mongiello for Numéro China, October 2015. The act of atmospheric pressure gives way as each shot celebrates the beauty of between. Through the distant sounds of hallowed grounds we seek that which can’t be found. Art unfurls as we aimlessly wander through the center of the mind’s eye. …

Fall Into a Dreamy Mix of Pop & Play by Miles Aldridge

Giedre Kiaulenaite falls into a dreamy mix of pop and play in ‘Extase’ by Miles AldridgeNuméro #162. Camera shots capture our imagination as crazy angles pull you in. Modern fashion erupts with avant-garde statements that define the art of bold. From wickedly wonderful to sickeningly sweet each shot celebrates the beauty of beyond. Stylist, Samuel François, gives us a u…