Softer, Softest

November 28th, 2013 |Posted by Janelle

Steven Meisel.
Marie-Amélie Sauvé.
Vogue Italia.

The resort collections are brought to life in the latest from fashion’s most influential glossy. A new lineup of Meisel approved beauties fronts the issue with Cindy Bruna, Anna Ewers, Ophelie Guillermand and Gracie Van Gastel looking elegant in soft focus. Pat McGrath, Guido Palau and Jin Soon Choi add the final touch of polish to a cover that fully captures the beauty of its youthful subjects. Inside the issue takes an appealing twist with a cover story themed around the concept of haute model comp cards!

See the accompanying video and more from the issue on Vogue.it

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A Healthy Obsession

June 4th, 2013 |Posted by Janelle

Whenever Steven Meisel and Gisele Bundchen join forces for Vogue Italia you know you’re in for a treat. The June issue delves into beauty with a satirical look at the pleasures of primping – from your basic treatments and manicures, to controversial extremes like the much discussed ‘vampire’ facial. Meisel shoots in his signature high gloss style, while Lori Goldstein mixes in pieces from Louis VuittonFendi alongside a few larger-than-life Chanel Joaillerie sparklers. Given the subject matter the dream team of Pat McGrathGuido Palau and Jin Soon Choi are naturally a big part of the action – their elegant touch keeps Gisele looking flawless, even in the middle of chemical peels and deep conditioning masks.

View the Covers + Behind the Scenes Video on Vogue.It

 

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A look back on Gisele’s Vogue Italia covers.

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June 1999 & August 2001 | Ph. Steven Meisel

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December 2009  & December 2010 | Ph. Steven Meisel

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Beauty Bytes: Pure Luxury

August 17th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Christy Turlington, Karolina Kurkova and Liya Kebede by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin for Donna Karan Woman

Donna Karan has always stood for a celebration of modern femininty and the latest fragrance launch from her eponymous line captures that ideal perfectly. Donna Karan Woman is an elegant tribute to the many sides of being a modern woman and the result of a dynamic collaboration between some of the most prominent female talents working. Famed architect Zaha Hadid created the impressive, sculptural bottle, celebrated perfumer Anne Flipo crafted the intoxicating blend of sandalwood, Haitian vetiver and orange blossom and the stunning campaign was shot by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin and features 3 of extraordinary beauties of substance Karolina, Christy & Liya. The end result is truly a showcase for the power of women and the sensual scent itself is absolutely irresistible.

Francophiles and fragrance addicts rejoice – Serge Lutens comes stateside to Barney’s New York offering their previously Paris only scents at the Madison Avenue location.

Actress Jessica Chastain becomes the latest face of YSL Beaute, taking a starring role in the brand’s campaign for Manifesto. She also shares an adorable story about wearing Opium in the 5th grade.

Aline Weber shows off some beautiful hot pink lids on Into the Gloss‘ exploration of vivid eyeshadow color inspired by Dior Couture.

Nail innovator Jin Soon Choi – woman behind some of the greatest editorial nail moments ever – talks about her brand new line of polishes.

 

Tom Ford Beauty never fails to impress us with its commitment to all out glamour. We’re especially taken by the latest campaign imagery featuring Snejana Onopka wearing a glossy crimson lip and looking every inch the supermodel. You can almost smell the scent of Lavender Palm wafting through the air just by looking at this shot. Get the look on your own with a swipe of the oh so chic Tom Ford Ultra Shine Lipgloss in Lost Cherry. 

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Transformers

August 17th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Steven Meisel and Edward Enninful craft an inspired story for W Magazine that tributes timeless fashion icons with a little help from today’s best models and a certain super who needs no introduction whatsoever.

View the entire story on W Magazine.com 

HAIR Jimmy PaulMAKEUP Pat McGrath MANICURE Jin Soon Choi

Linda Evangelista as Zizi Jeanmaire

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The Eyes Have It

July 28th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

A good beauty story can make you see cosmetics in a whole new light and Vogue Japan‘s lovely beauty feature by Raymond Meier takes eye makeup to that next level. Featuring the talents of Makky and the gorgeous faces of Luisa Bianchin and Yulia Terentieva, the images show exciting ways to play up eyes with loads of liner and bleached brows.

HAIR David von Cannon MANICURE Jin Soon Choi PRODUCTION VS + Company

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