First Look: Lurve

April 24th, 2014 |Posted by models.com

Lurve Magazine‘s next era kicks off with a stellar issue with a fresh perspective on fashion. Editor in chief Lyna V. Ahanda, new fashion director Moreno Galatà and fashion editor Alessandra Conti create an issue focused on a modern interpretation of 90s style fashion photography. Bringing all the raw energy and individualism that defined the 90s aesthetic back into the mix is an inspired move and one that makes each editorial feel vital.

The issue’s six covers take the theme head on with a diverse lineup of models & photogs; reportage photographer Olivia Arthur shoots model Adwoa Aboah in Louis Vuitton; while Lily McMenamy sports Céline in a stylized shot by Sonia Sieff. Queen of cool Caroline de Maigret shows another side in an elegant image by Alessio BolzoniRobbie McKinnon sports a brush and stacks of vinyl in his cheeky cover by Edmund Aves. The always chic Elisa Sednaoui is serene in Prada in her cover by Laurence Ellis (Visual Artist UK ) and Hanne Gaby Odiele delights in a striking image by Dario Catellani (Paris: ArtList Paris, New York: ArtList NY)

Inside the content is every bit as compelling as the covers, with an array of contributors providing exciting new edits that adhere to that avant garde 90s spirit. Each story is special in its own way, but famed street photographer Nick Turpin providing his first fashion work, shooting Neelam Johal in a museum setting is a bonafide moment.

For even more Lurve, head on over to LurveMag.com 

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Lily McMenamy ph. Sonia Sieff, styled by Moreno Galatà in Celine

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Elisa Sednaoui ph. Laurence Ellis (Visual Artist UK ), styled by Moreno Galatà in Prada

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Hanne Gaby Odiele ph. Dario Catellani (Paris: ArtList Paris, New York: ArtList NY), styled by Vittoria Cerciello (De Facto)

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Caroline de Maigret ph. Alessio Bolzoni, styled by Mauricio Nardi

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Adwoa Aboah ph. Olivia Arthur, styled by Alessandra Conti

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Robbie McKinnon ph. Edmund Aves, styled by Moreno Galatà

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Model – L.W. / Photographed by Nicolo Terraneo / Styled by Moreno Galatà

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Model Elensio / Photography by Paolo Zerbini / Styled by Moreno Galatà

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Model – Neelam Gill / Photographed by Nick Turpin / Styled by Moreno Galatà

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Model – Izabella at Next / Photographed by Andrea Artemisio / Styled by Carolina Bianchi

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Models – Robbie McKinnon & Evangeline Ling / Photographed by Edmund Aves / Styled by Moreno Galata

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Model – Emma Willow / Photographed by Anders Edstrom / Styled by Moreno Galatà

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Model – Moffy / Photographed by Michelle Sank / Styled by Alessandra Conti

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Model – Kate Bogucharskaia / Photographed by Benjamin Vnuk / Styled by Columbine Smille

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First Look: Rika Magazine 10

March 11th, 2014 |Posted by Matthew

Rika Magazine has earned quite a reputation for generosity in unique content. In celebration of its 10th edition, the Amsterdam-based magazine has brought us 10 top models, each with her own standout cover (plus a bonus 11th surprise cover). Showcasing Meghan CollisonSaskia de BrauwZuzanna Bijoch,Arizona MuseCatherine McNeil, Liu Wen, Lindsey Wixson, Marie Piovesan, and Sigrid Agren  each with her own one-two punch of personality and presence. With the accompanying editorials set to emerge this teaser isn’t even half of what Rika #10 has in store. Bring on spring abundance.

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Catherine McNeil by Driu & Tiago, styling by Katie Burnett

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Arizona Muse by Jesse John Jenkins, Rebecca Corbin-Murray (New York: D + V Management, London: D + V Management )

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Constance Jablonskii by Laurence Ellis (Visual Artist UK ), styling by Toby Grimditch

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Lindsey Wixson by Joachim Johnson, styling by Heathermary Jackson

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Meghan Collison by Jen Carey, styling by Katie Burnett

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Liu Wen by Joachim Mueller Ruchholtz (Visual Artist UK ), styling by Clare Byrne

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Marie Piovesan by Ward Ivan Rafik (Paris: ArtList Paris, New York: ArtList NY), styling by Alexandra Carl

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Saskia de Brauw by Duy Quoc Vo, styling by Alexandra Carl

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Sigrid Agren by Horst Diekgerdes (London: D + V Management , New York: D + V Management, Berlin: Shotview Photographers Management), styling by Anna Schiffel (Shotview Photographers Management)

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Zuzanna Bijoch by Jens Langkjaer, styling by Camilla Pole

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Color Theory

February 27th, 2014 |Posted by jonathanshia

Anyone can tell you that the main story of Spring 2014 menswear is color, but it takes true conviction and vision to turn a trend into something truly original and inspired. The team behind L’Officiel Hommes Italia have done just that, pulling on the artist inspirations and bold palettes of the latest collections for a new issue that celebrates creativity and vibrancy in all its shades. The Belgian painter Rinus van de Velde, known for his swirling, expressive portraits and scenes, graces the cover, a surprising decision the magazine’s creative director Pablo Arroyo says was entirely appropriate. “Art is a perennial source of inspiration for the fashion world, especially so for spring-summer 2014,” he explains in his editor’s letter. “This is partly the reason L’Officiel Hommes Italia made the unorthodox choice of having an artist on the cover. Not a model/artist or an actor/artist, but an artist artist.” Pulling from the theme of “teoria del colore”—bringing to mind Goethe’s landmark treatise on the essence of color and its effects on human perception and emotions—the issue features the season’s brightest designs on today’s brightest new faces and seasoned veterans.

Tim Schuhmacher and Tommaso de Benedictis are captured by Laurence Ellis in a crayon box of vivid suits styled by Emil Rebek, while Stefan Heinrichs photographed Matthew Bell in a series of dark, rich sportswear selected by Davide Brambilla. Photographer Mark Pillai and stylist Nik Piras take a graphic approach to the latest hues, with sharp images of Matthew Holt shot through with pops of color. And, in a nod to a season in which designers found inspiration in modernist masters from Mondrian and Calder to Klein and Kapoor, Ben Allen plays the young artist at work and at play—for a story by Thomas Lohr with styling by Anders Sølvsten Thomsen—lost in thought in his studio, caught in a moment of quiet reflection, or simply surrounded by the blissful blue of a clear pool straight out of a Hockney painting.

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Tommaso de Benedictis by Laurence Ellis (Visual Artist UK ), styling by Emil Rebek

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Matthew Bell by Stefan Heinrichs, styling by Davide Brambilla

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Ben Allen by Thomas Lohr (New York: D + V Management, London: D + V Management ), styling by Anders Solvsten Thomsen

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Sebastien Andrieu by Johan Sandberg (New York: ArtList NY, Paris: ArtList Paris), styling by Emil Rebek

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Matthew Holt by Mark Pillai, styling by Nik Piras

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Rinus van de Velde by Pablo Arroyo, styling by Jérôme André

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First Look: L’Officiel Hommes Italia

September 20th, 2013 |Posted by models.com

L’Officiel Hommes Italia just recently came out this week, and has the always provocative Willem Dafoe on its autumn/winter cover, looking unquestionably dapper in Hermès. The theme of the biannual publication this season is oltre se stressi, or “beyond oneself”. Inside the magazine, the pages are filled with breathtaking men’s fashion featuring some of our favorites—Vincent LaCrocq, Eddie Klint, Jester White, and new face Pawel Binczak, to name a few. See the official preview of L’Officiel Hommes Italia below.

Text by Victoria Perillo

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Willem Dafoe by Pablo Arroyo, styling by Jérôme André

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Jester White by Stefan Heinrichs, styling by Emil Rebek

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Pawel Binczak by Johan Sandberg, styling by Emil Rebek

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Vincent LaCrocq by Thomas Lohr, styling by Anders Solvsten Thomsen

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Eddie Klint by Laurence Ellis, styling by Davide Brambilla

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Spring Ahead

February 21st, 2013 |Posted by Betty

As winter reaches its last few weeks, spring seems tantalizingly far away. Luckily for us the new L’Officiel Hommes Italia is out and we get a preview of the serene and colorful stories in the new issue. English actor Matthew Goode is on the cover wearing Giorgio Armani but model watchers need not fret with an issue filled with some our favorite faces, both new and familiar.

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Matthew Goode by Johan Sandberg, styling by Emil Rebek

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Rutger Schoone by Laurence Ellis, styling by Davide Brambilla

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Vincent LaCrocq by Pablo Arroyo, styling by Jérôme André

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Staffan Lindstrom by Stefan Heinrichs, styling by Emil Rebek

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First Look : HUSK

December 7th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Print may have its up and downs, but everywhere you turn there are exciting independent magazines on the scene adding their unique perspectives to the fashion dialogue. One of our faves, Husk Magazine is back with a new issue filled with idiosyncratic content that shows fashion in a different light. From the striking black and white cover of Julier Bugge, to their amusing interview with fashion week fixture Kelly Cutrone, the magazine always goes for the unexpected. Take a look inside the issue here and be sure to check out Husk Magazine.com for even more.

Photography by Willem Jaspert, Styled by Sam Ranger, Julier is wearing Christopher Kane

 

From Shanghai to Paris, Photography by Amira Fritz for JNBY

Photography by Thomas Lohr, Model Jenny Sinkaberg (IMG),  Art Directed by Hanna Putz, Styled by Lyson Marchessault, Hair by Adam Szabo

 

 

Photography by Meinke Klein, Models: Nadja Giramata (Viva Model Management), Tiara Young (Storm Model Management)

Photography by Roger Deckker (See Management), Model Irina Shipunova (Elite New York), Shot at Roca London Gallery

Photography by Laurence Ellis, Styled by Lyson Marchessault, hair by Adam Szabo, All fashion by Carven

 

This Must Be the Place, Photography by Ilaria Orsini, Model Duncan Pyke (Major Model Management), Styled by Charlotte Briere

Roca London Gallery Feature

Tamotsu Ejima Feature (one of the most important Japanese graphic designers)

Susan Mogul Feature part of the GIRLS DON’T CRY Dossier featuring Judy Chicago, Laurie Weeks, Ariel Levy, Polly Borland, Susan Mogul and more.

Paul Vogel Feature (Assouline bespoke book-binder)

Kelly Cutrone Feature (interview + TOP 10 Kelly Cutrone Quotes)

A conversation between Kris Ruhs (Milan-based artist and husband of Carla Sozzani, owner of 10 Corso Como, and Jules Wright (director Wapping Project)

Clara Cullen Feature

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First Look: L’Officiel Hommes Italia

September 21st, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Masculine elegance shines in the latest L’Officiel Hommes Italia. with Clement Chabernaud decked out in Prada on the cover and a focus on the kind of intangible sophistication everyone wants, but few possess, the issue is filled to the brim with all things elegant. In addition to page after page of striking imagery, male model aficionados will note the editorial return of David Boals, looking better than ever no less.

Clement Chabernaud by Pablo Arroyo (creative director of L’OHI), styling by Jerome André

Jesse Shannon by Stefan Heinrichs, styling by Emil Rebek

David Boals by Tomo Brejc, styling by Diane Boulenger

George Barnett by Laurence Ellis, styling by Davide Brambilla

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B Cool

January 20th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

How do you distill the ethos of a beloved store into a magazine that captures both the brand’s heritage and the current fashion mood? London launch b Magazine merges the boundary pushing sartorial flavor of Saville Row’s famous b Store, with editorial content from some of the most sought after talent on the block. Open up the latest issue and you’ll find new work from white hot photographers like Aitken JollyWillem Jaspert as well as fresh ideas from stylists Sam RangerJason Hughes & Stevie Westgarth. Expect the unexpected, you won’t see the same old Prada and Armani here, on the cusp labels like satyenkumar, Thomas Tait, Monique van Heist and  Tze Goh are the stars of the show and are featured prominently throughout.

Take a look at our preview of the Autumn/Winter edition for a taste of b’s eclectic flavor and phenomenal cast.

PHOTOGRAPHY Willem Jaspert | STYLING Jason Hughes | MODEL Fernando Cabral

PHOTOGRAPHY Tom Allen | STYLING StevenWestgarth | MODEL Dempsey Stewart

PHOTOGRAPHY Aitken Jolly | STYLING Sam Ranger | MODELS Andie Arthur & Georgia Hilmer

PHOTOGRAPHY Laurence Ellis| STYLING Jason Hughes | MODEL Max Rendell

 

PHOTOGRAPHY Andrew Vowles | STYLING Jason Hughes| MODELS Lowell Tautchin & Merilin Perli

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