Pirelli’s Passion

November 18th, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

The Pirelli Calendaris a time honored tradition and every year they turn up the heat another notch with the calendar’s blend of haute fashion and sensuality. This year’s cal is a collaboration amongst industry legends with Steven Meisel shooting, Carine Roitfeld styling and Pat McGrath and Guido Palau providing make up and hair. With a team that illustrious you expect only the very best and the final images deliver that level of quality. If the end result seems even more fashion forward than usual, it’s no accident, “I didn’t want to make a conceptual calendar,” says Meisel “or link it to some particular location, but rather to create 12 posters in which women, in all their sensuality, are the absolute protagonists of 12 very different images. Since I wanted to limit the use of clothes and accessories and since I had absolute creative freedom, I found it very exciting to play with the colors, the makeup, and the materials. It was a very rewarding experience.”

Take a first look inside the calendar’s gorgeous shots of Gigi Hadid, Joan Smalls, Sasha Luss and Anna Ewers below.


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Instagirls

August 19th, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

Models on the cover of American Vogue?! They said it couldn’t be done, but the new supers have taken the front page for September and provide a thrilling respite from the usual with a multi-girl cover filled with smiles and sparkling gowns. Joan Smalls, Cara Delevingne and Karlie Kloss lead the pack on the main cover looking exceptional in Mario Testino (Art Partner)’s upbeat cover shot. On the inside the next generation of beauties takes center stage with Arizona Muse, Edie Campbell, Imaan Hammam, Fei Fei Sun, Vanessa Axente, and Andreea Diaconu serving as Vogue’s latest lineup of stars. As with any high profile cover there is sure to be debate over who is and isn’t included in the line up – are you pleased with Vogue’s September selection, or are their other faces who you’d like to see on the cover as well? Sound off in the comments!

See the full story on Vogue.com

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Bazaar’s Beauties

July 31st, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

When Carine Roitfeld selects her favorite fashion icons you’re sure to get an eclectic list and for September’s Harper’s Bazaar the editor unleashes her biggest project since becoming the magazine’s Global Fashion Director. Sebastian Faena shoots and Roitfeld styles an impactful portfolio of models, actresses and influencers handpicked to represent fashion’s history and its future. From familiar faces like Lauren Hutton, Iman Abdulmajid, Cindy CrawfordStephanie Seymour and cover star Linda Evangelista, to brand new names like Roitfeld’s latest muse Gigi Hadid. Naturally Roitfeld faves like Lara StoneJoan SmallsMariacarla Boscono and Carolyn Murphy are featured and look exquisite alongside images of Hollywood A-Listers like Lady Gaga and Penelope Cruz.

See the full portfolio of icons on Harper’s Bazaar.com

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Model Mania

July 17th, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

V Magazine‘s 90th issue takes on top models with multiple covers and an all Mario Testino (Art Partner) lineup of editorials featuring the photographer’s favorite faces. The always alluring Joan Smalls leads an all-star cast that includes Matthew Terry, Emily DiDonato, Sean O’Pry, Amanda Murphy, Clark Bockelman, Bridget Malcolm and Aurelien Muller. The beautiful couples strip down to their skivvies and show off those toned physiques in bikini bottoms and skintight jeans styled by Sarajane Hoare. The combination makes for an appealing series of images – colorful, steamy and filled with revealing shots of the world’s most beautiful bodies.

Preview Joan Smalls & Aurelien Muller’s images below and for more visit VMagazine.com 

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Industrie Icons

July 16th, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

Industrie Magazine is known for its in depth look at fashion’s most interesting personalities and the magazine’s latest issue lives up to that legacy with a compelling look at Vogue’s Tonne Goodman. As one of the most prolific stylists around, Goodman has helped to craft Vogue’s identity for several decades and more than 100 covers. Goodman rarely grants interviews so the recounting of her career, from her beginnings as a model to her tenure as fashion director is a wonderful treat for readers. Fashion historians will find themselves enthralled by the interview, while lovers of Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin’s photography are sure to find themselves drawn in by their photos of Goodman in her signature black turtleneck and sleek blonde hair.

Editorially the issue is filled with fresh content from the very best contributors, Lara Stone features in stark shots by Erik Torstensson, accompanied by a lengthy interview that details her ascent to supermodel status. Joan Smalls pumps iron in an adrenaline filled story by Lachlan Bailey (Management + Artists), Freja Beha Erichsen models Alexander Wang’s latest and Jamie Bochert guides readers through a day in her life comic book style.

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Gucci’s Girls

July 3rd, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

Gucci has always had a clear understanding of its ideal woman and each season it picks a cast that reflects that ethos. This time around Frida Gianinni and co. take things one step further with a campaign featuring seven top models who exemplify the modern Gucci woman. Anja Rubik, Joan Smalls, Raquel Zimmermann, Nadja Bender, Suvi Koponen, Karmen Pedaru and Natasha Poly  feature in stylized shots by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. (Art Partner) In a season filled with high concept campaigns it’s refreshing to see ads where the clothes and the girls are at the forefront. The collection’s pastel tones and ultra-luxe accessories are front and center in the simple studio shots that make every item look like a must have.

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Fantasy Tales

March 14th, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

Oscar nominated director Lee Daniels is well known for his films, but he’s never thrown himself into the world of fashion – until now. CR Fashion Book gives Daniels free-reign to create his own sartorial tale in their latest issue and he does so with cinematic flair. Daniels offers a dark, modern update on classics like Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Snow White with the dream team of Joan Smalls and Michael B. Jordan as the prerequisite prince charming. The unique story is a fresh take on the familiar and the images are imbued with the same gritty spirit Daniels’ movies.

See the full story on CR Fashion Book

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The Beyoncé Experience

December 13th, 2013 |Posted by Janelle

With the release of her top secret album superstar Beyoncé Knowles may have pulled off the musical coup of the year, but it’s the all star model lineup of her accompanying videos that caught our attention. The dream team of Joan Smalls, Jourdan Dunn and Chanel Iman accompany Bey on the clip for her song ‘Yonce’ and the end result is every bit as sexy as you’d expect. Joan, Jourdan and Chanel aren’t the only fashion stars featured; cameos from other catwalkers abound throughout the visual album – check out Shaun Ross and Diandra Forrest in the ‘Pretty Hurts’ segment as well.

Check out the moves on Jourdan, Joan & Chanel below and see previews of the entire experience on Beyonce.com 

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