Optology Issue #3

July 7th, 2014 |Posted by jonathanshia

When Jonathan Arundel launched his photography and fashion journal Optology Magazine last year, he quickly established a high standard for the publication’s content and design, with rich, gorgeous stories and a sui generis, pared-down aesthetic. The latest issue, the third, is no different, starting from the charming portrait of a smiling Ben Allen that graces the glowing yellow cover. The features within hew to the quiet vision of the magazine, which bills itself as “dedicated to showcasing the finest photography and styling talent.” The cover story within, shot by Harry Carr with styling by Hannah Elwell, captures a new maturity in the young Allen, while Elliot Vulliod headlines his own story and up-and-comers like Dylan Fosket and Karlis Adlers are featured as well. Thomas Giddings gives us a pensive feature starring Andreas Lindquist with styling by Andreas Kokkino, with a gentle mood that carries over into Fanny Latour-Lambert (Walter Schupfer Management)’s images (styling by Optology’s fashion director Madeleine Østlie), which offer hushed slices of thoughtful youth at play.

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Ben Allen by Harry Carr, styling by Hannah Elwell

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Andreas Lindquist by Thomas Giddings, styling by Andreas Kokkino

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Elliot Vulliod by James White, styling by Christopher Preston

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Sylvester Ulv Henriksen and Frederik Rasmussen by Fanny Latour-Lambert (Walter Schupfer Management), styling by Madeleine Østlie

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Dylan Fosket by Daniel Benson, styling by Madeleine Østlie

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Karlis Adlers by Liam Warwick, styling by Harry Lambert

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Flo Dron by Ash Kingston, styling by Madeleine Østlie

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Modern Day Heroes

May 23rd, 2014 |Posted by jonathanshia

Sometimes, less is more. Such is the case with DSECTION Magazine, the Portuguese menswear magazine that, next week, moves from a bimonthly to a biannual format with their supersized Spring/Summer issue. Two covers shot by Danielle Levitt spotlight some of the brightest new faces of today: Simon James, Joseph Dolce, and Gabriel Marques, dressed by the multitalented Nicola Formichetti in his first collection for Diesel.

Following on the theme of “Modern-Day Heroes,” the issue explores different strains of strength and bravery, from the fresh, vibrant energy of the cover story to the contained power of Frederico Martins’ calm editorial, with sleek, easy clothes selected by Nelly de Melo Gonçalves. Clark Bockelman, Alex Dunstan, and Matt Trethe stare down the camera in James White’s feature, with styling by Christopher Preston, while Nicolas Ripoll and Matthew Holt offer an elegant preview of Fall 2014, again from the team of Martins and de Melo Goncalves. Paolo Zerbini offers up a study of youthful aggression with Paolo Zagoreo’s edgy streetwear, while Thomas Goldblum presents a more refined take with his classic portraits with styling by Benoit Martinengo. The only downside is knowing we’ll have to wait six months to see the next issue.

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Gabriel Marques, Simon James, Joseph Dolce, Tony, Ashley, Bre by Danielle Levitt, styling by Diesel’s Nicola Formichetti

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Taj, Emil Andersson and Jorge Pla by Nico Bustos (New York/Paris: ArtList NY (New York) ArtList Paris (Paris) Berlin: Shotview Photographers Management (Berlin), styled by Alberto Murtra

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Nikola D, Jon Hjelholt, Charles Markham, Guillaume Babouin, Thomas Bukovatz by Frederico Martins, styled by Nelly de Melo Goncalves

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Nicolas Ripoll and Matthew Holt by Frederico Martins, styled by Nelly de Melo Goncalves

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Clark, Alex and Matt by James White, styled by Christopher Preston

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Nate Hill and Malthe Lund Madsen by Thomas Goldblum, styled by Benoit Martinego

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Ryan Hassaine by Fanny Latour-Lambert (Walter Schupfer Management), styled by Benoit Martinego

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Rafferty Law and Oliver Cheshire by James White, styled by Christopher Preston

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Jake Love, Nathan James and Ben Horsefield by Paolo Zerbini, styled by Paolo Zagoreo

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High Voltage

February 26th, 2014 |Posted by Matthew

To emerge among the several quarterly and biannual publications out there, a competitive magazine has to carve out its niche and present unique, arresting content. Doing just that (and then some), London-based Volt Magazine has amassed an impressive offering for its Issue No. 15. In collaboration with French brand The Kooples, Volt has multiple cover stories for Spring 2014, including Idina May Moncrieffe photographed by Luc Coiffait and Jeremy Dufour shot by Dean Rogers. Generating a comprehensive look at trademark London aesthetics, Volt achieves a captivating balance between urban style and high fashion fantasy. On one hand, there’re “Ordinary Boys” Michael Sharp and Reece Sanders styled by Christopher Preston and a shoot by Piczo, while Jamie Bochert embodies fashion editor Victoria Adcock’s “Femme Severe” and Nick Knight photographs Cynthia Lawrence-John’s stylings in “She Sells Sanctuary.”  Haven’t gotten your high voltage fix? Don’t worry, there’s even more inside Volt 15.

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Photography: LUC COIFFAIT | Fashion: CYNTHIA LAWRENCE-JOHN | Hair: ERNESTO MONTENOVO | Make-up: JULIA LAZA | Models: IDINA and EARL JAMES

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Photography: NICK KNIGHT | Fashion: CYNTHIA LAWRENCE-JOHN | Hair: JAMES BROWN | Make-up: LINDA OHRSTROM |
Model: SAM DROUIN-ASPDEN

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Photography: REN ROX | Fashion: KATE RUTH | Hair: PETER BECKETT | Make-up: JAIMEE THOMAS | Model: KAMILA FILIPCIKOVA

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Photography: SAMANTHA RAPP | Fashion editor: VICTORIA ADCOCK | Hair: BRIAN BUENAVENTURA | Make-up: LUC BOUCHARD | Model: JAMIE BOCHERT

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Photography: PICZO | Fashion: NAZ & KUSI | Hair: ROKU | Make-up: NAMI YOSHIDA | Model: HARRIET at IMG

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Photography:NIKO MITRUNEN | Styling: GRACE JOEL | Hair: SUSANNE LICHTENEGGER | Make-up: LINDA OHRSTROM | Model: ALINA at IMG Models

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Photography: LUC COIFFAIT | Fashion: CYNTHIA LAWRENCE-JOHN | Hair: ERNESTO MONTENOVO | Make-up: JULIA LAZA | Models: IDINA at Select and EARL JAMES at Nevs

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Photography: CHAD & PAUL | Fashion: CHRISTOPHER PRESTON | Hair and make-up: SOICHI | Models: MICHAEL SHARP at Elite, REECE at FM, and MEL at Select

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Photography: DEAN ROGERS | Styling: DAVID ST JOHN JAMES | Grooming: MATT MULLHALL at Streeters | Model: JEREMY DUFOUR at Select Models

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Photography: LUC COIFFAIT | Fashion: CYNTHIA LAWRENCE-JOHN | Hair: ERNESTO MONTENOVO | Make-up: JULIA LAZA | MUSICIANS: CHLOE LITTLE, JAMES TAYLOR 

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