First Look : METAL

April 11th, 2013 |Posted by Janelle

Cutting edge Spanish glossy METAL Magazine is a constant source of impressive fashion imagery and for their latest issue the publication delves into the subject of childhood via an esoteric array of content. Inside artists and influencers speak about imagination and innocence and how memories from their youth influence their work today. Designer Thom Browne talks games, while musician Devandra Banhart recalls his favorite television programs from his childhood in Venezuela. Editorially the stories are filled with color, life and a vibrant sensibility that keeps things exciting. Go inside the new issue in our exclusive first look and experience the fashion stories and a special film featuring the best of the season’s new menswear.

For even more METAL, check out Revista Metal.com

I CAN STILL FEEL YOUR TOUCH from METAL MAGAZINE on Vimeo.

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ROBI-RODRIGUEZ

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Photography Robi Rodriguez | Stylist Raquel Garcia | Model Nouk Torsing | Hair Teiji Utsumi | Makeup Isamaya Ffrench 

WILLEM-JASPERT

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Photography Willem Jaspert | Styling Melina Nicolaide | Model Gigi Jeon | Hair Roku Roppongi | Makeup Janeen Witherspoon

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Photographer Nacho Alegre | Stylist Laura Alcalde | Model Paulina Heiler | Hair & Make up Marta Martínez

MIGUEL-VILLALOBOS

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Photography Miguel Villalobos | Stylist Graham Tobor | Model Demy Matzen | Hair Katsumi Matsuo | Makeup Manami Ishikawa

ELLE-MULIARCHYK

Photography Elle Muliarchyk | Stylist Sara Dunn | Models Ashtyn Franklin& Lena Lomako | Hair Eric Jamieson |Make up Munemi Imai

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Photography Michael Hemy | Stylists (Women) Kimi O’Neill  (Men) Santi Rodríguez | Models Ranya Mordonova & Ben Allen  | Hair Yumi Nakada-Dingle  | Make up Isamaya Ffrench

ALESSANDRO-DAL-BUONI

Alessandro Dal  |  Stylist Santi Rodríguez | Model Elliot Vullion | Hair by Teij

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Pre-Fall Finery Pt. 2

January 8th, 2013 |Posted by Janelle

Pre-fall looks keep coming, take a look at some of our favorites from the recent collections and be sure to share yours in the comments.

JEAN PAUL GAULTIER
Model: Alex Yuryeva

After last season’s 80s kitsch escapade, Gaultier’s pre-fall offerings seem downright subdued though they don’t lack for elegance. Gaultier creates an eye-catching silhouette by splitting key looks in two, showing a masculine and feminine side all in one look with pinstriped suiting on the left and delicate knits on the left. Ensembles like this aren’t for the faint of heart, but the daring Gaultier client is sure to respond to these sartorial feats.


PRINGLE OF SCOTLAND
Model: Agne Konciute

Pringle never fails to deliver a strong knit and their pre-fall collection is no exception. Exploring the idea of classic twinsets with a twist, the line offers a refined mix of monochromatic outerwear looks and layered textures. Working with merino wool in a variety of textures and coordinating colors, the design team created an especially modern take on knitwear staples. Standouts included the jacquard turtlenecks and the stunning ribbed trench, rendered in dusty rose for a touch of romance amidst all the austerity.


CHLOE
Models: Nadja Bender, Nouk Torsing and Rosie Tapner

Chloe’s strength lies in its ability to tow the line between wearability and feminine flights of fancy. Claire Wright Keller understands this balance and her pre-fall collection offers a genteel take on wardrobe staples like the leather bomber jacket, minidress and structured overcoat. Delivered in an dainty palette of peach, mint and lipstick red, the Chloe look manages to be girly without verging into frou frou territory; with the addition of the sleek black pieces Wright-Keller gives the Chloe girl a chance to delve into more sophisticated territory.


CARVEN
Models: Brittany, Bergmeister, Valery Kaufmann, Santa Urbane and Alexandra Martynova

Is it just us or have all the cool girls been wearing Carven a lot lately? Designer Guillaume Henry has the market cornered on an appealing brand of quirky cool and his dresses always manage to look chic, yet unaffected. For his cinema influenced (Henry was inspired by Isabella Adjani’s look in Roman Polanski’s 1976 film, The Tenant) pre-fall lineup Henry created a series of youthful looks that mix beautifully. Printed overcoats layered over lacy dresses and thick knee-tights, topped off with giant glasses, metallic bomber jackets, fuzzy turtlenecks beneath mod-shifts, it all worked beautifully.

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