Document Based

September 4th, 2014 |Posted by models.com

Why have just one great cover when you can have six? Document Journal‘s F/W 2014 covers feature this season’s mega-models including Saskia de Brauw, Daria Werbowy, Stella Tennant, Raquel Zimmermann, Binx Walton, and Edie Campbell. The variety of this season’s covers show how the photographers & teams brought their own unique spirit to the table. Each cover stands alone, but artistry serves as a unifying theme bringing the diverse covers under the same creative umbrella. Contemporary art star Richard Prince shoots Daria Werbowy against an abstract canvas backdrop, while sculptor Isa Genzken reimagines Stella Tennant as a living work of art. Document’s impressive slate of photographers unleashed their creative side as well with Collier Schorr offering a studied portrait of a paint accented Saskia de Brauw. Roe Ethridge transforms it girl Binx Walton into a modern day Eve – complete with creeping serpent, while Richard Bush taps into Edie Campbell‘s reserves of cool with a Vuitton clad shot. Last but not least, hair stylist du jour Guido Palau collaborates with Fabien Baron for a special cover taking the versatile Raquel Zimmermann and capturing in an austere fashion that is both slick and stripped down.

We love each and every new cover of Document and can’t even pick a favorite… can you?

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Stella Tennant by Mario Testino (Art Partner), artwork by Isa Genzken

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Raquel Zimmermann by Fabien Baron, hair by Guido Palau (Special Project Collaboration), styling by Jay Massacret

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Saskia de Brauw by Collier Schorr, styling by James Valeri (Home Agency)

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Daria Werbowy by Richard Prince, styling by James Valeri (Home Agency)

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Edie Campbell by Richard Bush, styling by Sarah Richardson

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Binx Walton by Roe Ethridge, styling by Robbie Spencer

 

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White Collar

March 18th, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

How do you take the minimalist ideal of a monochromatic wardrobe to life while keeping things exciting? Stylist Ludivine Poiblanc (New York: Management + Artists, Paris: Management + Artists) brings the concept to life in the pages of Interview Magazine with an trip through the season’s best in simplicity photographed by Fabien Baron. Focusing on tailored silhouettes and the interplay between masculine and feminine styles, Poiblanc creates an impressive look on Amanda Murphy, who carries off the trend with ease.

See the full story on Interview Magazine.

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Women on Top

March 13th, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

Who can resist the allure of a magazine dedicated to dynamic, intelligent and take charge women! David Vivirido and Francesco Sourigues, the forces behind Hercules Magazine unveil their vision for women with Vamp Magazine, a tour de force take on fashion dedicated to those who are unafraid to speak their minds and express themselves via the best in power-dressing. The cover tagline “Being the woman you’ve always wanted to be” offers a compelling call to action – it isn’t enough to just wear pretty clothes, a girl has got to take on the world with gusto. The founders offered a mission statement of sorts to Business of Fashion and described the glossy’s ideal reader in no uncertain terms, “Vamp is for women who want to get ahead, stamp their foot and make a statement.”

We love the sound of that and the look of the 6 incredible new covers, which feature an impressive lineup of modeling fixtures. Each cover star is an impressive woman with personality to spare, from industry standard bearers like Carolyn Murphy and Liya Kebede, multi-hyphenate Rosie Huntington Whiteley, campaign queen Karmen Pedaru and in demand it-girls Andreea Diaconu and Emily DiDonato.

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Emily DiDonato by Paola Kudacki, styled by Brandon Maxwell

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Andreea Diaconu by Paola Kudacki, styled by Brandon Maxwell

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Rosie Huntington Whiteley by Paola Kudacki, styled by Brandon Maxwell

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Liya Kebede by Paola Kudacki, styled by Brandon Maxwell

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Karmen Pedaru by Giampaolo Sgura (Paris: ArtList Paris, New York: ArtList NY), styled by David Vivirido

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Carolyn Murphy by Santiago & Mauricio Sierra (Cadence New York), styled by Francesco Sourigues

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All images courtesy of Vamp

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Hot Hot Heat

March 10th, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

Italian Vogue March 2014 featuring Mirte from Greg Kadel Studios on Vimeo.

Mirte Maas steams things up in the pages of Vogue Italia in a sleek shoot from Greg Kadel. Spring hasn’t even begun, but Kadel is filling our heads with thoughts of sweltering summer days and attire fit for the heat. Stylist Enrica Ponzellini mixes reflective shades, cropped tops and juicy colored separates for a look that pops straight off the page. Add in wet look hair by Franco Gobbi and dewy makeup by Mariel Barrera and you’ve got a pitch perfect break from the winter doldrums.

Italian Vogue March 2014 featuring Mirte from Greg Kadel Studios on Vimeo.

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Images courtesy of Greg Kadel Studio

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New Attitude

December 11th, 2013 |Posted by Janelle

After debuting back in 08 the lovely Auguste Abeliunaite gained notoriety with an unexpected, yet incredibly memorable moment at Jil Sander. Fresh off a stellar SS14 the Lithuanian beauty is back on the scene and looking better than ever. Nick Thornton Jones and Warren du Preez show a fresh side of Auguste in the new issue of Numéro with a sexy story that showcases her maturity and captivating gaze. Styled by Franck Benhamou and featuring a series of revealing looks the pared down studio shoot offers a new take on this compelling rising star.

See the full story in the fashion database. 

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Anniversary Party

July 1st, 2013 |Posted by Janelle

More is more and for the 25th Anniversary of Steven Meisel and Franca Sozzani at the helm  Vogue Italia unleashes a slew of collectible covers starring fashion’s best and brightest. Naturally, the legendary Meisel shoots each cover and uses the opportunity to showcase his versatility and signature flair for drama. Running the gamut from a stark exploration of S&M chic, to an all out Avedon-esque glamour shot, Meisel captures the fashion set from supermodels to rising stars.

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Linda Evangelista, John Pearson, & RJ King

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Amanda Murphy, Ethan James GreenMeghan Collison, Frederik MeijnenCameron Russell & Louis Steyaert

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Gisele Bundchen & Tony Ward

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Raquel Zimmermann & Dorian Reeves

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Stella Tennant & Peter Marino

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Natalia Vodianova

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Hoarders

June 17th, 2013 |Posted by Janelle

An apartment full of old newspapers and decaying takeout containers isn’t a particularly glamourous setting, but Interview takes familiar imagery from shows like Hoarders and Buried Alive to create a fashion story that explores the darker side of obsessive collecting. Ludivine Poiblanc (New York: Management + Artists, Paris: Management + Artists) creates a wardrobe fit for a contemporary Miss Havisham using choice pieces from the pre-fall collections. Fabien Baron shoots Kati Nescher in a macabre style and the end result is one of the most original and haunting stories of the moment.

See the full story on Interview Magazine.com

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Movie Moment

February 4th, 2013 |Posted by Janelle

We’ve all seen enough fashion films featuring slow motion models whose hair blows elegantly in the wind and though there is nothing wrong with that per se, the most engaging campaign movies we’re seeing this year break from the tried and true formulas. Going for over the top humour, cinematic imagery or full on designer commentary, these brand new campaigns excite and delight.

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We last saw Anjelah Johnson’s Bon Qui Qui character on old episodes of Mad TV, but she’s back and has upgraded from her old job at King Burger. Starring as a sales associate at Wang’s trendy Soho boutique, Bon Qui Qui manages to insult everyone from Alessandra Ambrosio to A$AP Rocky with her in your face brand of customer service. For anyone who has ever worked retail, or had an especially crazy shopping experience this clip will make you crack a smile.


CALVIN KLEIN PRESENTS PROVOCATIONS

Calvin Klein has a long history of memorable advertisements that push boundaries with a strong dose of sex appeal and their latest fashion film, Provocations adds to their oeuvre with a slick Fabien Baron helmed vision of minimalist eroticism. Starring actor, Alexander Skarsgard and Suvi Koponen, the avant garde ad provides some truly remarkable imagery.


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Alber Elbaz is one of fashion’s true characters, so it is great to see the Lanvin campaign inject some of the designer’s personality into the mix with Elbaz providing running commentary on the Steven Meisel images of Christian GarciaDaria StrokousKarlie KlossKristoffer HasslevallMichael Lange and Saskia de Brauw. Alber’s enthusiasm is downright contagious – we wouldn’t mind hearing his commentary on every Lanvin video from here on!

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