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McQueen’s Acid Trip

July 24th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

When we think of David Sims we think of stark black and white portraits, an avant garde take on minimalism, a thousand American Vogue studio stories featuring Raquel Zimmermann and countless other familiar Sims favorites. Not one to rest on his laurels, Sims goes off in a wildly psychedelic direction for Alexander McQueen‘s campaign film featuring Suvi Koponen. Where the campaign was all about pop colors and those exquisite fall looks – complete with iconic visor shades – the video plays out like a kinetic video game. With all the flashing lights and mind bending moments it is a little hard to take in the clothes, but Sims certainly knows how to get your attention.

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Clean Sweep

June 7th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Modern minimalism with a shot of color reigns supreme in Josh Olins‘s sleek British Vogue story. Styled by Lucinda Chambers and featuring heaps of Celine, Marni and Dries Van Noten, the story represents a thinking woman’s idea of chic, an ideal encapsulated in the striking Suvi Koponen. Pared down hair & makeup by Samantha Hillerby and Samantha Bryant, completes the look with style and panache.

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Olympians

May 21st, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Interview catches Olympic fever with a stark story by Mikael Jansson featuring Constance Jablonski, Suvi Koponen Matt Terry, Myles Crosby and Nicklas Kingo. With a series of elegant black and whites featuring the season’s graphic swimwear as chosen by Karl Templer, we think the toned bodies and diving motif of the story call to mind, 1938′s Olympia – but what say you?

View the full story on Interview.com 

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The Biz: Met Madness!

May 8th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Suvi Koponen & Bonnie Chen before the MET Gala | Image by The Coveteur

How do you get ready for the year’s biggest party? Take a look at the MET Prep of two of the evening’s loveliest ladies Suvi Koponen and Bonnie Chen were guests of Chloe’s Clare Waight Keller and they wore a pair of gorgeous gowns from the label. Take a peek at their behind the scenes process, all captured beautifully by The Coveteur.

Tom Brady with Gisele in Givenchy | Image courtesy of Givenchy

Want to see the best dressed of the evening from the MET’s Costume Institute Gala – take a look at all the red carpet action. Who do you think was looking good last night – we were loving the divine Gisele Bundchen in GivenchyJoan Smalls in Balmain,  Anja Rubik in Anthony Vaccarello, Constance Jablonski in Haider Ackermann and actress Carey Mulligan in of course, Prada.

Mario Testino withAngela LindvallCandice Swanepoel and Rosie Huntington Whiteley | Image by Kevin Tachman

After the party is of course the afterparty – get a birds eye view of the festivities with the incredible candid images captured by Kevin Tachman. Inside you’ll see every celebrity, every model, every designers oh and really cute picture of Hamish Bowles hitting the champagne.

In non-MET news, Esteban Cortezar relaunches with Net-A-Porter glad to see him back on the scene! Hoping to see something sexy

McQueen’s Sarah Burton honored by Academy of Art, the designer was awarded an honorary doctorate from the university.

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Take It To The Streets!

July 15th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

The impact of street-style bloggers on the current fashion scene is undeniable. Whether you’re following every Lookbook.nu update or watching photogs like Garance Doré and Tommy Ton make their way into the pages of Vogue, it is hard to escape the blog phenomenon. This month’s British Vogue gives a wry twist on the trend with Raymond Meier‘s colorful street-style inspired editorial starring the stunning Suvi Koponen.

At first glance these pictures definitely look like something you’d see on a fashion Tumblr. You’ve got all the tell-tale tropes; girl toting motorcycle helmet in outfit unfit for a motorcycle – check, beleaguered editor carrying not one but two seasonal it-bags – check, Anna Dello Russo approved cherry hat – check. Stylist Charlotte Pilcher has certainly done her homework and it shows. The look at me (and please take my picture) over-the-top-ness of each look mimics the trend without ever verging into parody.

HAIR Teddy Charles | MAKEUP Lloyd Simmonds | NAILS Sue Nam

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In the Pink

February 24th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Craig McDean and Marie-Amélie Sauvé know a thing or two about cool, so it is no wonder that their technicolor story for Interview features some of fashion’s cutting edge beauties. The pink haired sensation Charlotte Free leads a cast that includes Sasha Pivovarova, Eliza Cummings, Kasia Struss and Suvi Koponen wearing kaledescopic creations from Balenciaga and Lanvin.

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Spotlight On: Intermission

January 6th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Intermission‘s latest issue knocks the ball out of the park with a page after page of unique content. Inside you’ll find interviews and profiles on everyone from insiders like Acne’s Jonny Johansson and interior design star Ryan Korban, to industry legends Tom Pecheux and Diane Kendal. Editorial content is just as strong, with Dorothea Barth Jorgensen and Suvi Koponen striking steely poses on the cover and playing it cool in corresponding editorials by Patrik Sehlstedt.

Dorothea Barth Jorgensen by Patrik Sehlstedt

Suvi Koponen by Patrik Sehlstedt

In this issue: model Tom Guinness, makeup artists Tom Pecheux & Diane Kendal, Glenn O´Brien, Jonny Johansson of Acne, jewelry designer Gaia Repossi, interior designer Ryan Korban & Ben Gorham founder of Byredo Fragrances.

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Purple Play

August 27th, 2009 |Posted by models.com

You saw that infamous video of Paola Kudacki‘s beauty story for Purple #12. Now here is a suite of the actual images of the shoot, straight from De Facto‘s, Paola’s rep. We love that it is as much a jewelry extravaganza as it is a beauty moment.







Hanne Gaby Odiele and Suvi Koponen by Paola Kudacki for Purple F/W 09. Casting by Natalie Joos.

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