Unrealism

September 23rd, 2014 |Posted by jonathanshia

Fall 2014 is shaping up to be one of the most varied seasons in recent memory, at least if the latest issue of ODDA Magazine is anything to go by. The progressive fashion publication releases its new edition this week, celebrating the multifarious strands that have come together to create a sense of excitement and change for the coming months. Working off the theme of “Unrealism,” this seventh issue takes to task nothing less than the way we live in the world to today, constantly bombarded by a stream of changing images, pulling bits and pieces, like magpies, to construct our unified selves. ODDA gives us plenty to work with, starting with the dual covers, one featuring Stephanie Hall in a vibrant Prada coat photographed by Philip Meech, and the other a hazy Garrett Neff in a hazy multiple-exposure Polaroid by Jeremy Kost, whose provocative new book Fractured is also previewed within. The various visions keep on coming, from a dreamy look at Eden and an Alaïa special at the barre to an insightful Hussein Chalayan retrospective and an interview with Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, with beauty, hair, and even fragrance in between. The issue ends with a look ahead at Spring 2015, a reminder that, even in the swirl of the new, there is always something even newer.

ODDA 7 menswear cover copia

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Garrett Neff by Jeremy Kost (Jed Root), styling by Matthew Marden (De Facto)

ODDA 7 womenswear cover copia

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Stephanie Hall by Philip Meech, styling by Hope von Joel

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Anni Jurgenson, Aurelien Muller by An Le, styling by Matt Bidgoli

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Alexander Ferrario by Sy Delorme, styling by Yasmina Benabdelkrim, set by Kaduri Elyashar

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Lida Fox by Alice Rosati, styling by Yasmina Benabdelkrim & set by Kaduri Elyashar

Chalayan

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Youth and Masculinity

February 1st, 2014 |Posted by jonathanshia

When photographer Ian Cole founded CLIENT Magazine in late 2010, his mission was to “use a fashion dialogue to explore youth and masculinity” through rich, authentic black-and-white photography, idiosyncratic styling, and the industry’s top and up and coming faces. Now the publication has graduated from newsprint to perfect-bound paperbacks, and publishes four times a year, with the latest issue celebrating the consistently intriguing magazine’s third anniversary. A trio of covers offer the choice between the established and the brand-new, with the fantastic Ben Allen photographed by Cole himself on one, a grinning Charlie James—his mouth still full of braces—by Anna Victoria Best on another and a pensive Dominik Sadoch by Matt Lambert on the 3rd. Inside, Reece Sanders takes a quiet, contemplative turn in Charlotte Hadden’s editorial, while Emmanuel Giraud‘s New Madison portfolio showcases classic faces like Arran Sly, Alexandre CunhaNathaniel Visser and Tom Webb. Stories by Sam Scott Schiavo and Jeremy Kost help round out the issue, which marks a confident step forward in Client’s continuing evolution.

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Ben Allen by Ian Cole

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Charlie James (on the cover), Charlie & Nikolai Smith by Anna Victoria Best (+ Charlie’s brother Max)

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Dominik Sadoch by Matt Lambert

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Portraits by Emmanuel Giraud

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Ben Stift by Sam Scott Schiavo

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Reece Sanders by Charlotte Hadden

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Up In Flames

July 3rd, 2013 |Posted by Janelle

Lurve Magazine is on fire – literally – watch the flames rise on the striking new cover starring Aline Weber. Shot by Tetsuharu Kubota and styled by Maher Jridi, the white hot cover is an expressive start to an issue set around ideas about “the other” and exploring the importance of the outsider perspective. The heat doesn’t stop there, a second cover featuring Shanina Shaik turns up the temperature, with a slick black and white image of the sultry beauty. Inside Marlon Teixeira strips down in Jeremy Kost‘s intimate polaroids, which show a private side of the popular star.

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Ph. Tetsuharu Kubota | Fashion – Maher Jridi | Model Aline Weber | Hair – Charlie Taylor | Makeup – Aya Komatsu | Cover Creative Direction – Maher Jridi

 

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Ph. Tetsuharu Kubota | Fashion – Maher Jridi | Model – Shanina Shaik | Hair – Yoichi Tomizawa | Makeup – Aya Komatsu | Cover Creative Direction – Maher Jridi

 

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Always Darkest Before Dawn

July 1st, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

We love a good collaboration and Jeremy Kost and Marc Jacobs’ BookMarc store in NYC have teamed up for a project that documents New York’s nightlife and some modeling’s most familiar faces. “It’s Always Darkest Before Dawn” combines Kost’s Polaroid collages and beautiful photos with the faces of NYC’s vibrant club scene – celebrities, models, drag queens, club kids and everyone in between. This preview has Garrett Neff wearing makeup by Veruca la’Pirahna and little else.

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Bits & Bytes Photography edition: Naty by Hugh

November 3rd, 2010 |Posted by Betty


If you missed Naty Chabanenko in the atmospheric Cushnie et Ochs S/S 11 campaign by rising young photographer Hugh Lippe/styled by Nicole Vitaglianosee more here.

A fascinating story on Annie Leibovitz‘s position in the “art world”. (via A Photo Editor)

Also from APE, Peter Lindbergh and Harper’s Bazaar wins a photography award.

One of our favorite people, JD Ferguson, backstage and party photographer extraordinaire hangs with supermodel friends for Paper Magazine. Get him a TV spot, stat!

Top Belgium makeup artist, Inge Grognard who has worked with Dries Van Noten and Martin Margiela, is out with a gorgeous new book.

If you’re in LA, check out Dossier Magazine’s photography exhibit with Dan Martensen, David Armstrong, Cass Bird and more; curated by Skye Parrott and Alec Friedman.

Photographer Ranjit Grewal passed away suddenly from a heart attack, this Friday will be the memorial for him at Industria. We extend our condolences to his loved ones on the loss of a vibrant young man.

Check out Jeremy Kost‘s show opening Nov 4th until Dec 30th in New York.

The next Visionaire: Fairy Tale presented by Inez & Vinoodh is a “mini library of individually bound children’s books by contemporary artists and photographers”. With John Baldessari, Bjork and Viktor & Rolf contributing, it is sure to be another keeper.

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Bits & Bytes: Amazing Amanda

December 11th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

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Amanda Norgaard. Ph by Sigurd Grunberger.
This delightful Dane is definitely destined for distinction. Already on the short list of the clients that matter the most, here’s a peek into her new shoot on The Ones2Watch’s New Wave.
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Modeling Related News:

Jacquelyn Jablonski, all American beauty is interviewed by Ponyryder.

Naomi Campbell in talks to have her own reality show?

Happy Birth-days! Jourdan Dunn, Gisele Bundchen and Dasha Zhukova all give birth this week.

Petey Wright, winner of the VMan/Ford Model contest,  joins Lindsay Lohan in this Muse Magazine/Yu Tsai directed video.  He doesn’t look so sweet and innocent anymore.

Altamira’s Craig chats with Faith Kates, owner of Next Model Management.

Behind the scenes at the +j Jil Sander for Uniqlo campaign with Iselin Steiro.

Photography and fashion:

The legendary advertising guru George Lois, rips magazines a new one. ““Meanwhile you go to a newsstand, there’s about 200 magazines that all look the same. They got pictures of somebody — some asshole — I’ll never understand how editors and publishers think — showing just a famous person with blurbs all over their face. I’ll never understand why they think that would be something people would want to buy. I don’t get it.” Yes, we don’t get it either, George.

Photographer Jeremy Kost signs with Jed Root. Congratulations!

7 bloggers and American Vogue. Count Tommy Ton, Bryan Boy, Todd Selby amongst them.

0-5 million dollars in 5 years. And he’s only 25. Read the Times story on Alexander Wang.

Tavi, fashion’s future? or just a fad? The Cut examines.

Miscellaneous:

Are YOU one of the 25 most powerful British people in fashion? Georgia May Jagger is (she won for Best Model) and so is Grace Coddingtonhear her talk.

If you have the money to buy Gareth Pugh’s incredible Double Mohican helmet, let us know, so we can be duly envious. This and other one-of-a-kind objects at Showstudio’s Shop.

We love VMagazine‘s dynamic little stop motion video from director Stephen Smith.

Jennifer Garner looks so very model-ly!

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Bits & Bytes: Anna Update

October 16th, 2009 |Posted by Betty

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Anna Speckhart. Vision LA. Pics by Victor Del Toro

Anna that blue eyed beauty from Vision LA featured on Feed last month, wows us with her first test. Girl GIVES it to the camera.

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Style.com talks about Guy Bourdin and his films.

One of our favorite photographers ever, Paolo Roversi, on creativity.

Style.com declares, of the S/S 10 collections “Utility vs Fantasy, which side are you on?”

Men are giving back. GQ “Gentlemen’s Fund” recognizes celebrity activists like ex model Ashton Kutcher, Adrian Grenier, Josh Duhamel and Mark Wahlberg AND one notable everyday guy. (Know one? Submit his name to GQ’s “Better Man, Better World” search).

Why we love Bill Cunningham, the original street style photographer: he’s a workhorse and still humble. Check out his slideshow for the Times.

Yay! Polaroid is back. And Jeremy Kost can sleep.

We love these vintage moments. Check out one of the Baldwin brothers in these old Calvin Klein Jeans campaign.

Who doesn’t love Arlenis Sosa? We’re certainly fans. Check out her interview with W Magazine.

Ford Models‘s Supermodel of the World partners with Jaeger in London.

In this era of magazines closing, L’Officiel Hommes puts out not 1 but TWO new editions; one in Italy with Bastiaan Ninaber on the cover and one in Germany with Jakob Wiechmann. Check out their profiles to see the 2 covers. Lale Aktay is manning the ship in Germany as Milan Vukmirovic has got his hands quite full with L’Officiel Hommes, L’Officiel Hommes Italy and designing and shooting for Trussardi.

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Ph: Andrew Adler for Planet Awesome Kid.
On the heels of our friend Julia Samersova‘s launch of her streetstyle for kids blog, Planet Awesome Kid…. W Magazine talks to Stella McCartney about her line for Baby Gap and Gap Kids. Kids as you know, are the new must have for all the fashion folk. Check out Jezebel’s review of Milk Magazine, the ubercool magazine about kids’ fashion.

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Bits and Bytes: Vadim for FHM!

June 3rd, 2009 |Posted by Betty

New face Vadim is on the cover of FHM Collections Germany. Pic courtesy of d1 Model Management

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How stunning is the South African beauty (and former MOTW) Carmen Solomons, here are more pics on the Imagist.

Tonight is Jeremy Kost‘s Salon Grande, should be a fabulous time.

Marc Jacobs designs a t shirt for the Met Gala!

Great interview with Miles Aldridge who is not only talented but very funny, judging from this interview.

JD Ferguson has some previews of the Visionaire/Calvin Klein party.

Meisel‘s book is GUARANTEED to be a collector’s item. The Imagist gets a preview… (and purchase your book here).

Imogen Morris-Clarke, the so cool English girl, is interviewed by Ponyryder!

Farewell to the iconic DKNY mural at Houston and Broadway.

Cathy Horyn chats about the importance of resort and also about the new Fall books (Marc Jacobs, Vionnet, amongst others).

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