First Look: ODDA #8, The Decades Issue

March 6th, 2015 |Posted by jonathanshia

Talk about ambition. To celebrate their third anniversary, ODDA Magazine’s latest issue celebrates well over a hundred years of fashion, stretching from Charles Frederick Worth’s turn­ of the­ century couture to the menswear we’ll be wearing next fall. “The decision about making a Decades issue talking about the history of fashion was due to my fascination for this industry and how we evolved from the past to the present, always looking at how the past made us who we are now,” explains editor ­in­ chief David Martin.

He and his team have pulled together a collection of snapshots of years past, starting with eight different covers, each representing a different decade. Paris Hilton pops in Moschino for the Nineties, while Baptiste Giabiconi channels Brando for the Fifties. The pages within celebrate the legacies of Ferragamo, Balenciaga, and Givenchy—the originals—as well as current designers who return time and again to touchstone eras, from the elegance of Ralph Lauren’s Thirties to Vivenne Westwood’s punk Seventies.

The issue is awash with contradictions and different perspectives. Alex Loomans is straight out of Gatsby and Thorben Gartner marks the current day in Italo Zucchelli’s sporty designs. Lieke Van Houten and Nicolas Ripoll embody the romanticism of Forties Spain in Dolce & Gabbana and Daan van der Deen wears Calvin Klein to relive the athletic Nineties. For an industry that is constantly obsessed with what’s new and what’s next, the issue offers a primer on where we came from, answering, gloriously and powerfully, the eternal question of how we got here with a preview of where we’re headed. Take a look at an exclusive preview below.

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Nora Vai, photography by Kinya Ota and styling by Connie Berg

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Alex Loomans, photography by Arnaldo Anaya Lucca (De Facto) and styling by Matthew Marden (De Facto)

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Lieke Van Houten and Nicolas Ripoll, photography by Sebastian Sabal-Bruce (Red+) and styling by Alba Melendo

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Frida Aasen, photography by Fabrizio Scarpa and styling by Alba Melendo

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Baptiste Giabiconi, photography by Magdalena Lawniczak and styling by Fleur Huynh

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Igor Kolomiyets and Chantz Luginbill, photography by Jeremy Kost (Jed Root) and styling by Nicolas Klam

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Aliz @ Viva, photography by Camilla Armbrust and styling by Helena Tejedor

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River Viiperi, photography by Edward Taylor and styling by Gregory Wein

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Paris Hilton and Chad Buchanan, photography by Hunter & Gatti (OPUS) and styling by Alba Melendo

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Daan van der Deen, photography by Sonia Pueche and styling by David Martin

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Thorben Gartner, photography by Fabrizio Scarpa and styling by Alba Melendo

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Oli Lacey and Joel Meacock, photography by Mikael Schulz and styling by Matt Bidgoli

40s cover. Special Dolce & Gabbana
40s: Special Dolce & Gabbana inspired by folclore in Spain. Lieke Van Houten & Nicolas Ripoll by Sebastian Sabal-Bruce (Red+), styling by Alba Melendo. Creative Direction David Martin

50s Baptiste Giabiconi
50s’s: Baptiste Giabiconi inspired by Marlon Brandon. Photographer Magdalena Lawniczak & styling by Fleur Huynh

60s Miu Miu Archives
60s: Special Miu Miu Archives. Magda Laguinge photographed by Sy Delorme, styling by Alba Melendo, Creative Direction David Martin

70s Punk
70s: Punk with Lili Sumner, photographed by Philip Meech styling by Hope Von Joel

80s River Viiperi
80’s: River Viiperi inspired by Body Culture movement. Photographed by Taylor Edward, styling by Gregory Wein, Creative Direction David Martin

90s Paris Hilton special Moschino
90s: Paris Hilton Special Moschino photographed by Hunter & Gatti (OPUS), styling by Alba Melendo, Creative Direction David Martin

2007_2011 Special Elie Saab Haute Couture
2007/2011: Special Elie Saab Haute Couture representing the Gothic-Romanticism of those years. Tamy Glauser photographed by Anthony Acquire, styling by Alba Melendo

2015 Joel Meacock
Present Day with Joel Meacock photographed by Mikael Schulz & styling by Matt Bidgoli

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Autumn Leaves

October 30th, 2014 |Posted by jonathanshia

The chill is in the air, and the holidays are on their way, as is made abundantly clear by the October/November issue of American menswear magazine Essential Homme, out this week. Starting with rapper Theophilus London’s cover story shot by Kevin Sinclair (See Management) and styled by Terry Lu, the issue offers a wealth of cozy options as fall turns into winter. Matthew Bell and Florian Luger bring a gritty edge to the season’s military-inspired and industrial pieces in a Markus Ziegler feature, while Victor Norlander demonstrates some urban flair. Jamie Wise and Derek Jaeschke star in a West-Coast take on cooler weather, as Thorben Gartner breathes life into the perennial camel trend and Harvey James takes on houndstooth and high-tech dressing. Interviews with Brunello Cucinelli and the designers behind Rag & Bone, Jimmy Choo, and Isaora help flesh things out, leading up to a handy gift guide to close out the issue. Only fifty-five shopping days left until Christmas!

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World Cup

May 30th, 2014 |Posted by jonathanshia

Made in Brazil Magazine has always been the go-to resource for the best and brightest Brazilian models, and the magazine expands its horizons with its latest edition. Labeled as the “International Issue,” the new magazine offers up a continent-spanning study of some of the most important faces in the industry today, kicked off by the four cover boys: the Argentine Mariano Ontañon, the Brit Arran Sly, the German Thorben Gartner, and the American Chris Moore. Every continent—save, of course, Antarctica—is represented within, from the Australian Joel Meacock and a heavy South American contingent to Matthew Brookes (D + V Management )’ beautiful feature shot in the desert outside Marrakech.

Several of the most promising new faces, from Harvey James and John Todd to Matt Mcglone and Ronald Epps, take their place alongside some of the industry’s biggest names, from Garrett Neff and David Agbodji to Chad White and Tobias Sorensen, all of them captured in characteristically rich and striking photography by Milan Vukmirovic (De Facto), Cristiano Madureira, Greg Vaughan, Dean Isidro, and more. With this eighth issue, Made in Brazil proves it can widen its scope without losing its singular, coherent vision.

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Cover 1: Mariano Ontañon by Dean Isidro, styled by Michael Russo

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Cover 2: Mariano Ontañon, Chris Moore, Thorben Gartner, Arran Sly by Greg Vaughan, styled by David Vandewal, grooming by David von Cannon

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Joel Meacock, Mariano Ontañon, Ronald Epps, Travis SmithChris MooreThorben GartnerArran Sly by Greg Vaughan, styled by David Vandewal, grooming by David von Cannon

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Lucas Muller by Cristiano Madureira, styled by Giuliano Menegazzo

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Mariano by Dean Isidro, styled by Michael Russo

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John ToddHarvey James, Matt Mcglone by Neal Franc, styled by Christian Stroble (Walter Schupfer Management)

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Raphael Cesana by Greg Vaughan

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Juan Betancourt by Gorka Postigo, styled by Nirave Sanchez

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Ross Hindmarch by Steeve Beckouet, styled by Frank Strachan

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By Matthew Brookes (D + V Management ), styled by Christian Stroble (Walter Schupfer Management)

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Garrett Neff, Jae Yoo, David Agbodji, Chad White, Tobias Sorensen by Milan Vukmirovic (De Facto), styled by Matthew Marden

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