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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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Singular Visions

March 7th, 2014 |Posted by jonathanshia

There comes a point in the growth of every young magazine when it moves from up-and-comer to here-to-stay. For David Martin, editor-in-chief and fashion director of ODDA, that point is their current, sixth issue, out later this week in the United Kingdom and across the rest of the world over the next few weeks. “It is definitely an issue where we experiment with another level in our work,” he says. “The difference between this issue and previous ones is the maturity of myself, my team, and what we are looking for with this product. This issue made us feel free to develop many things we couldn’t do before. We’re not as experienced as people who have been working in fashion for twenty years, but now we feel we know a bit more.”

That growth is obvious throughout the issue, from the gorgeously evocative previews of Thom Browne’s Fall 2014 collection and Atelier Versace’s Spring designs to the interviews with Jean-Paul Gaultier, Michel Gaubert, Conseulo Castiglioni, Nicola Formichetti. There is an emphasis throughout on personal process as well, whether it be a portfolio of four new designers currently studying at Central Saint Martins or a collection of model Benjamin Allen’s own Polaroids. The issue also has a handmade feel, a rich counterpoint to the standardization seen so much elsewhere, with sketches throughout and a font evocative of swirling loops of cursive. “I believe that if people see the magazine like this,” Martin explains, “it is going to be another kind of connection for them.”

Martin says the issue is also meant to showcase a more artistic side of the editorial team. To wit, Benjamin Allen’s fashion story is awash in impasto daubs and strokes, designers from Karl Lagerfeld to Humberto Leon and Carol Lim of Kenzo are painted rather than photographed, and an editorial by photographer Omar Macchiavelli is a wonder of collage techniques. The emphasis that ties the issue together, however, is going deeper. Designer stories offer complex, layered evocations of singular visions, from the prints of Ports to the Spanish vibrancy of Moschino. Backstage images from the recent men’s shows and even a few fresh from London Fashion Week offer an immediate behind-the-scenes look at what we’ll be wearing six months down the line. It may seem a bit premature, but as Yves Saint Laurent himself explains on the closing page, “Fashions fade, style is eternal.”

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Ben Allen by Bryan Huynh, styling by Tomas C. Toth

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Maggie Jablonski by Michael Beauplet, styling by Matt Bidgoli

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Katerina by Hironobu Sato, styling by Ikuko Tanizaki

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Vika Falileeva by Sy Delorme, styling by Yasmina Benabdelkrim

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Jordy Dijkhuizen and Travis Smith by Marco Falcetta, styling byAlba Melendo

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Backstage at Kris Van Assche by Sara Cimino

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Vika Falileeva by Sy Delorme, styling by Yasmina Benabdelkrim

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Ton Heukels by Sonia Pueche, styling by David Martin

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Lida Judickaite by Robert Jaso, styling by Yasmina Benabdelkrim

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Lyoka Tyagnereva and Joe Collier by Arnaldo Anaya Lucca (De Facto), styling by Julie Ragolia

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