Queen Kate returns to her throne at Paris’ eternal hotspot, The Ritz and she brings along a few friends with her. Walker creates a surreal vision of opulence taking full advantage of the hotel’s regal redesign and all the world’s finest couture. Kate looks majestic and her ladies in waiting, Josephine Skriver, Mirte Maas, Patricia van der Vliet, and Sigrid Agren are a dream. We know J.Lo snagged the cover of Vogue’s shape issue but with a story this good inside, we can’t help but wish Kate was on Vogue’s front page this month instead.
Liberty tells us: “Rainbow is an amazing children’s charity and completely self funded. They help so many families during terrible times. Everyone should check the covers out, they could make a great Christmas gift, as well as supporting one of the most worthwhile causes.”
One of our favorites? Jourdan Dunn‘s oh so precise signature on her i-D portrait. To check out the rest of the covers go to Facebook now. Bidding starts on eBay November 23 for 10 days only.
With all the excitement over the 20 covers, it is easy to forget that there’s plenty of beautiful images inside the Dazed & Confused‘s Anniversary issue. Magazine co-founder Rankin shoots Josephine Skriver in a series of bright looks selected by Katie Shillingford and punctuated with a touch of spray paint. Inspired by his favorite shoot for Dazed, a graffiti themed story from 1998 starring Kate Moss.
An image from the original Dazed story that inspired this edit - Kate Moss by Rankin, for Dazed & Confused, 1998
British Vogue‘s latest issue is all about new beginnings so who better to grace the cover than new bride, Kate Moss aka Mrs. Jamie Hince. Shot by her friend and longtime collaborator Mario Testino, Kate takes on the guise of an elegant doyenne – a look worlds away from Moss’ bohemian brand of chic.
We took a peek at the new YSL Eyewear video and we’re obsessed with the dramatic visuals created by Karim Sadli. With the exceptional Clement Chabernaud and pristine new face Othilia Simon wearing nothing but YSL’s new line of glasses and shades, it’s a stunning way to highlight the collection. (still courtesy of Artlist)
Kate Moss is an undeniable fashion icon, but back in the early 90s she was just a fresh face just getting her start in the business. Danziger Projects pays tribute to those early days with a special exhibition, The Kate Moss portfolio, featuring “eleven 30 x 24 inch prints by eleven of the world’s leading photographers all of who have played a key role in picturing Ms. Moss.” Among the featured photogs are Mario Sorrenti, Glen Luchford, Juergen Teller, Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, Chuck Close and Bruce Weber.
Head over to Kiehl’s locations nationwide this week, to take part in their Erase Lines, Fill Needs, and Ensure That No Kid Goes Hungry in America. A unique partnership with Share our Strength, a non-profit that aims to stamp out childhood hunger by providing kids in need with nutritious food. On the 14th Kiehls will be donating 1.50 per customer to the organization and you can donate right at register as well. In select stores you can even purchase treats from a bake sale hosted by Ambassadors of Share Our Strength to further raise funds. Added bonus, In all freestanding stores, receive a complimentary 10.5 day supply of Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate and participate in raffles for over $150 worth of Kiehls goodies.
Fans of fashion on film ought to check out the Museum of the Moving Image’s series on the work of directorTerrence Mallick. Running from May 13th to the 15th it covers classics like Days of Heaven – aka the source material for every other fashion editorial set in the early 20th century.
Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott have collaborated with Kate Moss numerous times: who can forget their iconic images for the Pirelli calendar, or those eye-catching campaigns for Lonchamp and Pirelli? The trio joins forces yet again for a new set of editorials / covers for Vogue Japan and Vogue Paris. Capitalizing on Moss’ enduring appeal and some of the hottest couture pieces from Armani Prive and Givenchy, M&M create a familiar yet powerful vision of luxury.