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Love Linda

February 2nd, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Linda Evangelista.
Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.
Katie Grand.
Love Magazine.

The legend of Linda continues with LOVE’s stunning spring / summer edition, their first ever issue with only one cover, a vibrant shot inspired by the work of artist Jamie Reid. When you have Linda Evangelista at your disposal, what more do you need?

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Shape Shifter

September 23rd, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Sølve Sundsbø.
Katie Grand.
Nyasha Matonhodze.
Vogue Japan.

A studio editorial done right, with graceful moves from the Nyasha, the finest fashions as chosen by Ms. Grand and Solve’s impeccable skills giving the whole story a high gloss finish.

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Guccissima

August 15th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

The Gucci look could never be called minimalist but in Love Magazine‘s latest issue, a pared down Natalia Vodianova makes the line’s ostentatious wares look downright austere. The beautiful and simple shots by Alasdair McLellan capture Natalia’s beauty and Katie Grand‘s impeccable styling brings out the best of Gucci’s archival pieces.

HAIR Samantha Hillerby MAKEUP Hiromi Ueda MANICURE Sophy Robson

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Bits & Bytes: Ragtag!

May 26th, 2011 |Posted by Betty


Tao Okamoto by Russell James. Image courtesy of Tao

Naomi! Liu! Sean O! and more….Tao Okamoto’s Save Japan event is finally here. See items donated by the legendary Naomi Campbell, top models Jenny Shimizu, Heidi Mount, Liu Wen, Sean O’Pry and industry figures like François Nars, Cecilia Dean, Marie Chaix, Phillip Lim, Catherine Malandrino, Thakoon, Pamela Love and many more to raise money for the disaster in Japan. Though the location is called Saturday, the event is actually on Sunday, the 29th. Though we’re dying to see all the fashion items donated by such an eclectic and fabulous crowd, even better may be the chance to see some of these faces on Sunday pitching in for such a great cause. See you Sunday!

The awesome Sally Lyndley talks styling with Katie Grand on Fashionista. Also make sure you check out Katie’s new website, KatieGrand.com.

Carine Roitfeld, the “editrix/dominatrix” talks about her resemblance to Iggy Pop. Love it.

The Imagist has images of Ellen von Unwerth shot by the iconic Guy Bourdin, before she became a top photographer.

Lady Gaga and Karl Lagerfeld‘s t-shirts are our favorites in the Uniqlo t-shirt benefiting the Japanese Red Cross, available next month. Which is yours?

We love Mcqueen as much as the next person but it’s still fascinating to read about his dark side.

Are you Twitter? You’re not? Maybe that’s better, says the NYTimes. Meanwhile the entire MDC crew is: @themoskovic, @hisssquad, @ninjasze, @sansartifice, @fsorrenti, @jonathanshia.

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A Leg Up!

August 25th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

The feminine 50s trend strikes again, this time in the pages of Vogue Nippon with a cheeky editorial by Sølve Sundsbø. In the story Ana Beatriz Barros and Alessandra Ambrosio fall head over heels for luxurious ensembles by Vuitton and Cacherel, all chosen by superstylist Katie Grand. While Ale and Ana look fit for an episode of Mad Men, Solve adds in a touch of whimsy by shooting the girls upside down and lounging like true retro pinups – the look is sexy, coy and just a little demure.

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Surprise, Surprise

August 18th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Vogue Russia is full of surprises… Willy Vanderperre‘s star-studded editorial features the return of 90s icon Claudia Mason, as well as the editorial debut of Brit headline maker Abbey Clancy. Styled by the incomparable Katie Grand, the story also features the red hot trio of Alessandra Ambrosio, Ana Beatriz Barros and Noemie Lenoir not to mention some of fall’s most scintillating shapes.


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Industrie Strength

June 21st, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

New magazines keep coming and one of the most unique titles to debut this year is Industrie; focusing on the talent behind the scenes and offering an insiders perspective, the magazine sets itself apart from the pack. Interviews with fashion stars like Katie Grand, Patrick Demarchelier, Karl Templer Natalie Massenet, Christian Louboutin, Lachlan Bailey and Rick Owens, make it a must read and content from contributors like Camilla Akrans is fresh and engaging. Be sure to check out Industrie when it hits newsstands this week in the US.

Louboutin heels by Camilla Akrans.

Rick Owens by Kacper Kasprzyk

Anna Wintour on the cover of Industrie

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Love Love

June 8th, 2010 |Posted by Betty

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LOVE Magazine’s new site is up and it’s a refreshing breather from so many of the stuffy fashion/magazine websites.

LOVE’s Editor-in-Chief Katie Grand worked with freelance art director Jonny Lu to create the unconventional melange of images and ideas. LOVE explains how the homepage came about:

“Lu made the animation of the sleeping bear from a life size Marc Jacobs Steiff teddy bear that Grand sent to his studio. The cute animal icons respond when a dancing bear cursor moves across them; Lu will be adding more, with a floating boombox playing The Man I Love by Ella Fitzgerald, that is very 50s and romantic, in contrast to the technology of the site.”

Obviously, all this adorableness wouldn’t work if there wasn’t the visionary Ms. Grand behind it driving the site.  Currently, there’s an exclusive film for Commes des Garçons new fragrance on the site, clips from a James Lima/Grand film for Louis Vuitton,  reports from VS Angel Alessandra Ambrosio and much more fashion fabulousness to come.

Next for LOVE? An iPad ready format. Better make sure it’s encased in its LV/Gucci iPad cover.

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