As one of the foremost fashion illustrators of all time, René Gruau made a lasting impact on the fashion industry. His work for designers like Christian Dior, Jacques Fath, Balenciaga, Elsa Schiaparelli, Pierre Balmain and Hubert de Givenchy, elevated their legendary designs into the realm of art and helped to change the way women dressed.Dazed & Confused pays tribute to Gruau’s style with a futuristic story by Daniel Jackson, styled byKaren Langley. With eye-catching black and white makeup by Yadim mimicking Gruau’s bold brushstrokes on the faces of Ava Smith, Codie Young &Madison Headrick, the edit is a modernized look at the master’s signature style.
This editorial also marks Yadim’s very first as the new International Makeup Designer for Dior, Naturally he was inspired by Gruau’s drawings for the house and he developed the concept based on those images.
Daniel Jackson celebrates the looks of the season in British Vogue‘s collections special. Shooting the signature pieces from the spring/summer collections as selected by Francesca Burns. Every piece you’d expect to see is there, from the salmon tinted Calvin Klein spaghetti strap shift, to McQueen’s extravagantly detailed chiffon numbers. Added bonus – each ensemble is paired with a girl who elevates the look, from Maria Bradley’s innate edge adding an ounce of cool to Armani’s classic suit, to Elise Crombez showing you exactly how YSL ought to be worn.
Each issue of Grey Magazineis crafted with a thoughtfulness and artistry that you don’t see much anymore. We’re in love with the fall issue’s cover of Anais Pouliotand Codie Young shot byChadwick Tylerand styled byValentina Ilardi Martin. The stark image creates a soulful mood and brings out the beauty in both girls. Also impressive, Tyler’s 40 page story shot in the Mercedes Benz museum in Stuttgart. Enjoy this little preview of what the issue has to offer.
Skye Parrott andHeidi Bivens create an appealing tribute to the newest fashions and strongest new girls, as selected by casting director Natalie Joos in the latest issue of Dossier Journal. Sporting natural hair and makeup by Anthony Nader and Talia Sholbrook, paired with colorful outfits from the likes of Christopher Kane, Erdem and 3.1 Phllip Lim, the girls look fresh and unique: perfectly in line with the spirit of the season.
We love when magazines debut fresh talent so Vogue Australia‘s October issue is a special treat. Fresh face Codie Young snags adorable floral cover by Nicole Bentley, but eagle-eyed model fans may remember her from a 50s themed editorial by Derek Henderson inside September’s issue. The pink floral cover is a refreshingly girly choice for fall and Codie’s doll like features remind us of the incredible babyfaced Aussie sensations to debut in previous years; Abbey, Gemma, Miranda, the list goes on. Could Codie be the girl to watch come S/S 11? Let us know what you think!
Behati Prinsloo not only is one of fashion’s most beautiful faces, she’s an up and coming photographer. Here, she shoots the one and only Coco Rocha with her new husband, James.Take a look at the interview between the 2 close friends and more of Ms Prinsloo’s effervescent images of the happy couple.
CFDA Fund Finalists: Joseph Altuzarra of Altuzarra, Christian Cota, Prabal Gurung, Robert Geller, Eddie Borgo, Oliver Helden and Paul Marlow of Loden Dager, Pamela Love of Pamela Love Jewelry, Moss Lipow, Gregory Parkinson and Billy Reid. Read all about it on WWD.