First Look : Oyster

October 8th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Oyster Magazine kicks into the digital side of things with issue 101, focused on the internet and all its incredible creators. The engaging and eccentric Hanne Gaby Odiele graces the cover in a psychedelic shot by Will Davidson that is actually a digital collage. The corresponding editorial taps into Hanne’s extraterrestrial side with some seriously inventive styling by Stevie Dance and another impressive chameleon turn by Hanne. Inside a slew of contributors from the fashion netset including Ali Michael, Man Repeller, Susie Bubble, Into the Gloss’ Emily Weiss and Tommy Ton provide content that bridges the gap between print and web – be sure to check out Oyster 101 on newsstands now!

Hanne Gaby Odiele by Will Davidson | Fashion Editor – Stevie Dance | Hair: Tamara Mcnaughton | Make-up: Karan Franjola

Yuri Pleskun and Susannah Liguori by Tommy Ton | Fashion Editor – Stevie Dance | Hair: Benoit Moeyaert | Make-up: Jenna Menard

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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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Bits & Bytes: V Man’s Final 4

March 5th, 2010 |Posted by Betty

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Can you believe it’s here? The 4 final winners of V Man/Ford Models Modelsearch have been chosen and they are gorgeous. They’re going to be shot by Terry Richardsonn so expect some fun pictures. For up close pics and where they are from, visit V Man.com.

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Modeling info:
What? Another model turns into a “slash”? This time it’s Baptiste Giabiconi. Karl’s favorite face, is working on an album.

Ryan Kennedy, currently in the Gucci ads is a sweetheart and it comes across in this interview.

Fashion and miscellaneous:

Oscar talk: Stylist Phillip Bloch talks about the cost of an actress getting ready for the show!

Style.com talks to jewelry designer Pamela Love who created some exclusive designs for Purple Magazine’s boutique (and no there are no sex toys involved).

Very exciting. The Met Ball is coming up! Patrick Robinson talks to Style.com about this year’s theme, The American Woman.

If you love fashion and love Tommy Ton’s pics for Jak & Jil, you will DIE over this post on Anna dell Russo.

Alexander McQueen‘s image is used to benefit an HIV non-profit in England.

Tim Walker to make his first short film! If you’re a fan of his whimsical, kookily beautiful photography, then his film should be just as interesting. We’re thinking Tim Burton but less dark.

The Gentlewoman debuts with designer Phoebe Philo on the cover by David Sims. Since we love Fantastic Man (and its irreverant, awesome wit so much, we are super excited about the Gentlewoman. Even the name is just so ridiculously perfect.

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