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Who’s The Fairest?

June 27th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

It doesn’t take much to make Lily Donaldson look lovely but Jem Mitchell goes above and beyond the call of duty, with an appealing beauty story for Vogue Japan. Elegant waves by Neil Moodie, makeup in shades of pale pink by Lloyd Simmonds and some very pristine poses by Ms. Donaldson make for a gorgeous edit.

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Happy Go Lucky

June 21st, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Vogue Espana‘s latest combines Malgosia Bela‘s effortless charm and a perfect red lip courtesy of Lloyd Simmonds in a series of lighthearted portraits by Greg Kadel. The clothing selected by stylist, Belen Antolin may be a glamorous mixture of high fashion labels like Vuitton and Balenciaga, but the story doesn’t take itself seriously.

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Miller Time

June 15th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Sean and Seng take Jessica Miller in new directions for Numero, enlisting the expressive Ms. Miller for a slick studio shoot that makes good use of her skill for expressive posing. Stylist Franck Benhamou dresses Jess in body conscious looks that make use of her toned physique, while Lloyd Simmonds and Franco Gobbi add high gloss hair and makeup for good measure.

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Her Dark Materials

May 31st, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Who better than Lea T, to portray a sophisticated woman of intrigue. The androgyne beauty takes to the pages of Numero in an elegant 70s style story that references the luxe look of Saint Laurent. Shot by Anthony Maule and styled by Samuel Francois, the edit features Lea clad in turbans, slinky dresses and YSL cosmetics by Lloyd Simmonds.

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Swimming Pool

May 9th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Ashley Smith takes to the pages of Vogue Italia looking luscious in Miles Aldridge‘s beach bunny story, styled by Cathy Kasterine. Wearing cat eye shades, itsy bitsy bikinis and a swinging 60s hair and makeup courtesy of Peter Gray and Lloyd Simmonds, Ashley looks every bit the vintage siren.

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The Office

October 11th, 2010 |Posted by Janelle

Charlotte Di Calypso is trapped at the office; Miles Aldridge casts the willowy blonde beauty as a bored corporate drone in Vogue Italia. Drowned in a sea of beige and looking aloof, Charlotte drinks from the water cooler, sorts through files and rests against the Xerox all while posing perfectly. Perhaps a little too perfect – is our heroine an idealized worker or is she simply robotic? Aldridge uses his surreal style to great effect and the flawless makeup by Lloyd Simmonds adds to the artificial feel of the pictures, as does the slick monochromatic styling by Cathy Kasterine.

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Bits & Bytes: Obsessed…

July 7th, 2010 |Posted by Betty


Obsessed with Visionaire‘s tribute to Alexander McQueen. The case is wrapped in a McQueen metalized brocade from his S/S 2010 show. Get your limited edition now.


Obsessed with Malgosia Bela in Givenchy Haute Couture, pure fantasy. Love this girl, love this look. Check out all 10 exquisite pieces on Style.com

Fashion/photography news:

See Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin actually at their FOAM exhibit.

Dazed & Confused interviews Andrew Richardson about his verrry controversial Richardson Magazine.

The mysterious and iconic Yohji Yamamoto will have his first biography out this fall.

On July 29th, The FBC interviews one of our favorites, superstar stylist Edward Enninful in London.

Modeling News:

Modeling trends… the older model is back…. more models of color is the wave of the future for men. (via VGL)

We met Ashton Kutcher back in the day and knew he was going to go on to big things. Meet Ford’s new kid who has the same chutzpah and ambition as Kutcher.

Julian Schratter, currently in the Seven for All Mankind campaign, is another dynamic and interesting young man. Check out his blog for up close and personal shots of the recent men’s shows.

Madonna‘s “son” in the new Dolce & Gabbana campaign,Max Schneider talks to SWIDE.com, their online magazine about shooting with Madonna.

David “Eye Candy” Gandy, is Vogue UK’s new blogger. You know when the big women’s magazines start paying attention to you, is when you have it made.

Miscellaneous:

YSL names Lloyd Simmonds their new international makeup artist. Congrats Lloyd!

Who else drops too much money on Gilt Groupe, besides me? Check out the unglamorous yet still fascinating behind the scenes at their warehouse. (via Fashionista)

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