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Dark Matters

March 25th, 2013 |Posted by Janelle

Mikael Jansson
Alastair McKimm.
Joan Smalls.
i-D Magazine.

A fittingly edgy tribute to the season’s most alluringly avant garde pieces. Unexpected shapes and textures abound in McKimm’s expertly edited selection of looks from Givenchy, J.W. Anderson, CelineMaison Martin Margiela and more. The stark wares are highlighted Jansson’s sleek photographic style and of course the endlessly appealing Joan. Top it all off with hair by Anthony Turner and shimmering bronze shadow by Hannah Murray and you have the makings of a spectacular cover feature.

See more from the Q&A Issue – including a special behind the scenes video & interview with Joan – on i-D Online

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Edit of the Week : A Simple Plan

June 1st, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

A good story doesn’t need a lot of bells and whistles, sometimes the very best rely on tenants of simplicity. Willy Vanderperre (Paris: Management + Artists, New York: Management + Artists) creates an elegant exploration of denim in the latest Vogue Japan with a little help from master stylist George Cortina. Taking one of the most commonplace (and often boring) materials and making editorially relevant is no small feat, but Cortina pulls it off masterfully. On the backs of Marte Mei van Haaster, Katryn Kruger & Victor Nylander the pieces come alive and pared down hair and makeup by Anthony Turner and Lucia Pica add the final bit of polish to a story that feels effortless.

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Four Visions

March 29th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Unless you’ve placed yourself on a magazine ban, or been living beneath the safety of a rock, you’ve heard the murmurs about Vogue Paris losing its edge. Whether it is blog posts about lackluster covers, or tFS rumblings, it feels like everyone has an opinion on the excitement level (or lack there of) in the post Carine Roitfeld era.

While we admit to missing the sexed up, controversy courting, boundary pushing days of Mme. Roitfeld, the Emmanuelle Alt helmed VP has its high points - Wham lipsync moment non-withstanding. April’s issue features a striking beauty story by Karim Sadli, featuring Malgosia Bela reinvented by four of the top young talents in hair & makeup. Anthony Turner, Lucia Pica, Yadim & James Pecis create a series of strong, attention grabbing looks for Malgosia that showcase their creativity and modern views of what a striking editorial look can be — how’s that for excitement.

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Dots and Loops

July 29th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Making polka dots look classy is no small feat. The graphic circles are most often associated with retro kitsch rather than modern elegance, but George Cortina manages to create a series of beautiful looks on Saskia de Brauw in Mikael Jansson‘s story for Vogue Japan. Using pieces from Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs and McQueen, Cortina crafts ensembles that work perfectly with Saskia’s androgynous and refined persona.

HAIR Anthony Turner MAKEUP Mark Carrasquillo MANICURE Christina Conrad SET DESIGN Jean-Hughes de Chatillon

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On the Town

July 21st, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Great things are afoot again at W Magazine. Check out Alasdair McLellan‘s gorgeous look at the fall collections as selected by W’s newly minted fashion director Edward Enninful. Featuring pouty two-some Lindsey Wixson & Daphne Groeneveld alongside it-boys Ollie Edwards, Yuri Pleskun, Simon Nessman & Cole Mohr, the story provides an engaging look at New York’s style – uptown and down.

HAIR Anthony Turner MAKEUP Aaron de Mey

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Classic Masters

July 12th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Intermission Magazine‘s artful story by Greg Harris takes male model Paul Boche and transforms him into something otherworldly. With grandiose hair designs by Anthony Turner, subtle styling by Tony Irvine and Yadim Carranza‘s makeup accentuating all Paul’s angles, the images are reminiscent of classical portraits.

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Time for Intermission

June 22nd, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Intermission Magazine never fails to excite us with its engaging mix of fashionable editorials and profiles of the industry’s cutting edge talent that makes for the perfect merger of style and substance. The latest issue features contributions from the likes of Mario Sorrenti, Karim Sadli and Mark Pillai as well as interviews with Peter Philips, Bob Recine, Christophe Lemaire, Ezra Petronio, Geraldine Saglio, Alex Wiederin. Not to mention outstanding fashion content with models Guinevere Van Seenus, Anouck Lepere and Tao Okamoto: take a peek at our little preview of issue 4 and be sure to pick up your copy!



Guinevere Van Seenus
by John Scarisbrick Styling by Daniel Magnussen

Anouck Lepere by John Scarisbrick

Tao Okamoto by Patrik Sehlstedt

Photography by Greg Harris Styling by  Tony Irvine Hair by  Anthony Turner Makeup by Yadim

Recine by Mario Sorrenti

Christophe Lemaire by Mark Pillai

Geraldine Saglio by Karim Sadli

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