Details, Details

August 26th, 2014 |Posted by jonathanshia

If September is indeed, as they say, the January of fashion, then the new issue of Details Magazine might very well be one of the unofficial almanacs for the new year. The September edition of the menswear bible (with all model casting by Edward Kim) offers a polished look ahead at the new season, starting off with a brooding Idris Elba on the cover. The iconic RJ Rogenski shows off a plush selection of cold-weather options, while newcomers Jeremy Matos and Richard Detwiler take on the latest patterned suits on a big scale. Robbie Fimmano captures a range of faces old and new in the season’s most desirable Eighties-inspired pieces, and a gorgeous, artistic collaboration between the photographer Lacey and the painter Alexa Meade showcases a clutch of swirling prints in an editorial that harkens back to everyone from Van Gogh to Banksy. Happy New Year!

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Matthew Davidson, Michael Bailey Gates, Rocky Harwood

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Michael, Matthew, Sebastian Lund, Andrew Cooper, Tommy Dunn

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Michael and Sebastian. All by Robbie Fimmano, styling by Eugene Tong

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RJ Rogenski by Tetsu Kubota (BRIDGE Artists), styling by Matthew Marden (De Facto)

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Richard Detwiler and Jeremy Matos by Christopher Griffith, styling by Benjamin Sturgill

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Taylor Ashmore and Richie Cotterell

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James Norley- photographs by Lacey in collaboration with Alexa Meade

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Idris Elba by Mark Seliger (Management + Artists), styling by Sean Spellman

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FAT Man Magazine Preview

March 28th, 2014 |Posted by models.com

There’s no such thing as too much of a good thing. Since releasing its first issue in 2008, FAT Magazine has produced unique and compelling content in collaboration with photographers, models, artists, and celebrities. Based in Copenhagen, the biannual glossy has boasted collaborators like Daria Werbowy, Kate Bosworth, and Cass Bird over the past few years. This spring, the team behind Fat Magazine is expanding their brand to men’s fashion with Fat Man Magazine. For their first cover star, Fat Man tapped Kid Cudi on the heels of his latest album release, bringing a focused look at the intersection of fashion, hip-hop, and art that runs through other editorials in the first issue. We caught up with multi talented stylist and editor-in-chief of the glossy, Simon Rasmussen (BRIDGE Artists) to learn more about his inspiration for the issue, and we even learned what his favorite toy is. (text by Matthew Meyer)

COVERHIGHERRESFMPhotographer: Van Sarki (BRIDGE Artists) / Model: Kid Cudi

What made you choose Kid Cudi for the cover?

SR: Kid Cudi represents the creative independent youth. He came from working at the BAPE store on West Broadway where he had his “day-n-nite” hit and now he is featuring in Hollywood movies. We at Fat Man admire men and women that accomplish whatever they set their minds on. Music artists, photographers, models, or any creative talent that gives something to society should be worshipped and Kid Cudi is definitely a creative talent that deserves the attention!

Tell us briefly about your story. How did you get your start in Fashion?

SR: I busted my ass in Copenhagen working as an assistant and by myself for many years making zero money. In Copenhagen you can only do so much so I moved to NYC in 2011 and started on Fat Man last year. It has been a lot of fun and a lot of struggle.

What’s the theme of the issue?

SR: The theme is Fashion, Attributes and Things. Fat Man seeks to explore the men´s fashion industry in a fun, provocative, and creative way. Every issue will include fashion for men, beautiful (semi) naked women, inspirational gadgets, and interesting interviews.

How do you feel Fat Man/Fat Magazine stand out from the other magazines?

SR: Fat and Fat Man are made with pure love for the creative people in this industry. It´s our ambition to be different in our approach to the people we work with. Everybody that works with Fat /Fat Man hopefully has this experience that they have creative freedom.

You ask everyone what their favorite toy is and I even read that you asked Sean Beyen if he was a T or A kind of guy… It makes for really entertaining reading. Do you conduct any of the interviews yourself?

SR: Thanks. Yes, I did all the interviews myself with the intention of entertaining and approaching people with questions they hopefully found interesting to answer.

So… what’s your favorite toy?

SR:  Haha.. My favorite toy is my watch. It’s a 1979 gold oysterquartz day/date Rolex that I got a few years ago from a shop in Copenhagen. Getting this watch was like growing up to me- I became a man from that second I put it on. I know it sounds silly but that’s how I felt. It meant business now, no more fooling around.

What else are you looking forward to? Any big projects coming up?

SR:  The first issue of Fat Man is out so I’m really excited to start working on the second issue.

Any final words of wisdom for us?

SR:  Eat greedy or don’t eat all…. Which means all or nothing : )

FM2Models: Kid Cudi & A$AP Nast / Photographer: Van Sarki (BRIDGE Artists) / Stylist/Editor: Simon Rasmussen (BRIDGE Artists)

FM3Model: Miles McMillan / Photographer: Dario Catellani (New York: ArtList NY, Paris: ArtList Paris)

FM4Model: Dorian Cobb / Photographer: Dario Catellani (New York: ArtList NY, Paris: ArtList Paris)

FM5Model: Yu Fangqing / Photographer: Dario Catellani (New York: ArtList NY, Paris: ArtList Paris)

FM6Photographer: Dario Catellani (New York: ArtList NY, Paris: ArtList Paris) / Model: Josephine Skriver / Styling: Simon Rasmussen (BRIDGE Artists) / Hair: Nicolas Eldin (New York: ArtList NY, Paris: ArtList Paris) / Makeup: Yacine Diallo (New York: ArtList NY, Paris: ArtList Paris)

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HIGHRESFMPhotographer: Julia Noni / Models: Ataui Deng & Jamila Beatrice / Editor: Simon Rasmussen (BRIDGE Artists) / Hair: Taryll / Makeup: Olivia

HIGHRESFM2Model: Sean Avery / Photographer: Tetsu Kubota (BRIDGE Artists)

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First Look: Commons & Sense

September 27th, 2013 |Posted by models.com

Commons & Sense Magazine‘s latest issue comes out this week, and we have a preview of the always popular publication before it hits newsstands. “We’ve Come Too Far” by Tetsu Kubota with BRIDGE Artists, also cover artist, is stylishly brooding and features a cast of fresh faced boys (selected by Edward Kim) in Saint Laurent everything. Julian Ganio, no stranger to masculine chic, demonstrates a range that can cross publications and remain uniquely his. For more of this beautiful bevy Common & Sense will be available September 27th.

Text by Victoria Perillo

Hair: Kenshin Asano | Makeup: Aya Komatsu

Models: Dylan Fosket, Akiva Miller, Rafael Perez, Igor Stepanov, Tyler Brank, Zach Brank

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Up In Flames

July 3rd, 2013 |Posted by Janelle

Lurve Magazine is on fire – literally – watch the flames rise on the striking new cover starring Aline Weber. Shot by Tetsuharu Kubota and styled by Maher Jridi, the white hot cover is an expressive start to an issue set around ideas about “the other” and exploring the importance of the outsider perspective. The heat doesn’t stop there, a second cover featuring Shanina Shaik turns up the temperature, with a slick black and white image of the sultry beauty. Inside Marlon Teixeira strips down in Jeremy Kost‘s intimate polaroids, which show a private side of the popular star.

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Ph. Tetsuharu Kubota | Fashion - Maher Jridi | Model Aline Weber | Hair - Charlie Taylor | Makeup - Aya Komatsu | Cover Creative Direction – Maher Jridi

 

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Ph. Tetsuharu Kubota | Fashion - Maher Jridi | Model - Shanina Shaik | Hair - Yoichi Tomizawa | Makeup - Aya Komatsu | Cover Creative Direction – Maher Jridi

 

Kost_01-1marlonPh. Jeremy Kost | Model - Marlon Teixeira

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Double Vision : Alexander Wang

November 15th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

As fashion’s current king of downtown cool, Alexander Wang has perfected a look that is both eye-catching and easy going. It isn’t unusual to see Wang’s wares popping up in fashion glossies month after month, but it is interesting to see how his look is interpreted by a variety of talents. One of last season’s most memorable and popular Wang pieces was the fishnet turtleneck, a statement item that adds a touch a mystery to any ensemble. Most stylists didn’t stray too far from the runway vision of this particular look, but every so often the versatility of this staple was showcased via a well-timed change of pace. With the addition of the equally ubiquitous Jil Sander pink overcoat, or a bit of menswear inspired Paul & Joe, the mood shifts completely. That said, the Wang turtleneck looks just as good all by itself, revealing a touch of come-hither skin or adding another layer of sexy to a pop star’s daring repertoire.

Alexander Wang F/w 12 Magnified Fishnet Turtleneck

Interview Magazine - photography by Greg Harris | styling by Karl Templer

Dazed & Confused  by Yelena Yemchuk | Styled by Karen Langley | Model Julia Nobis

Document - photography by Paul Wetherell | Styling by James Valeri | Model - Bette Franke

S Moda for El Pais photography by Tetsuharu Kubota | Styled by Isabel Moralejo | Model Aline Weber

Harper’s Bazaar photography by Camilla Akrans (New York: Management + Artists, Paris: Management + Artists)| Styled by Mel Ottenberg | Model - Rihanna

Intermission Magazine by Patrik Sehlstedt | Styled by Brian Molloy | Model Kolfinna Kristofersdottir

Vogue Australia photography by Will Davidson | Styled by Natasha Royt | Model Crystal Renn

Vogue Espana photography by Lachlan Bailey (New York: Management + Artists, Paris: Management + Artists)| Styled by Géraldine Saglio| Model Kendra Spears

Photography by Mark Pillai | Styled by Barbara Loison| Model Hanna at Viva

Elle photography by Emma Tempest | Styled by Natalie Wansbrough-Jones | Model Kelsey Van Mook

Modern Weekly (China) photography by Daniel Jackson | Styled by Alastair McKimm | Models Fei Fei Sun and Du Juan

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First Look: Lurve

September 6th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Lurve Magazine soars to incredible new heights with an issue that is filled with standout content. From the impressive covers starring Jasmine Tookes, styled by Maher Jridi and looking like you’ve never seen her before, to an array of editorials that capture the current mood of menswear & womenswear with stylish and artistic imagery. Centered around the themes of romance and excess, the issue takes on a sumptuous quality that is nearly decadent. Take a first look inside the spectacular new edition of Lurve in our exclusive preview.

Ph. Tetsuharu Kubota, Fashion Editor & Creative direction by Maher Jridi, Model Jasmine Tookes

Ph. Tetsuharu Kubota, Fashion Editor Maher Jridi, Models, Chris Moore, Eduardo Olivier, Matt Waters

Ph. Tetsuharu Kubota, Fashion Editor & Creative direction by Maher Jridi, Model Jasmine Tookes

Ph. Peppe Tortora, Fashion Editor Moreno Galatà, Model Klara Boscic

Ph. Cecile Bortoletti, Fashion Editor,Peju Famojure, Model Jeanne Damas

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