Pure Couture

December 11th, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

When we think of couture we often think of the pomp and circumstance that can accompany those gilded gowns, but V Magazine offers an alternative to the frou frou with a pared down couture story that’s all about the simple beauty of well made clothes. Amanda Murphy stars in Benjamin Alexander Huseby‘s editorial in the latest issue, sporting elegant pieces from Dior, Atelier Versace and Valentino in soulful black and white images. Jodie Barnes provides the styling wizardry, mixing in combat boots and long gloves for an added touch of chic.

For more from Issue 92 visit VMagazine.com

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Private Resort

November 13th, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

Ryan McGinley never fails to capture a candid side of his subjects and for his latest story in V Magazine McGinley brings out Saskia de Brauw‘s humor and lightness. The energetic images styled by Carlyne Cerf De Dudzeele depict Saskia exploring an expansive garden as she sports the latest wares direct from the resort collections. With flowers in her hair and a short blonde bob, Saskia pulls of nymph-chic with a little help from beauty maestros  Jimmy Paul and Serge Hodonou. The colorful, floral filled images make for an effervescent editorial that never takes itself too seriously and lets Saskia show yet another side of her versatile persona.

For even more from V visit V Magazine Shop.com

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The Halloween Edit

October 31st, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

Fashion has always held Halloween in a special esteem. Of all the holidays it allows for the most outlandish changes and transformations which means it is right up fashion’s alley. As such there are countless editorials that serve to inspire a bit of seasonal cheer, or at least serve as appropriate fodder for Halloween costumes. Take a look back at 10 editorials that make us think of all-Hallows eve and share your favorite spooky or kooky fashion story in the comments.

01. Ph. Tim Walker
Publication: Harper’s Bazaar
Who better to look to on Halloween than legendary filmmaker (and master of the spooky story) Tim Burton? Bazaar’s fashion trip through Burton’s filmography is a creepy classic.

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02. Ph. Jean-Francois Campos
Publication: Flair
Campos’ Nosferatu-esque zombies might not be as scary as the characters on The Walking Dead but it made for a great spooky editorial.

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03. Ph. Steven Klein (Art Partner)
Publication: Candy Magazine
There are quite a few Steven Klein stories that could be considered Halloween ready, but his fantastical male pregnancy saga for Candy is probably the most outlandish.

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04. Ph. Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello
Publication: Numéro
Sofia & Mauro took inspiration from Divine for this out there story that captures all the kitschy goodness of John Waters’ over the top film.

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05. Ph. Steven Meisel
Publication: American Vogue
The way in which each and every model on this story took on a classic rock persona was downright inspirational – Omhyra as Prince, Karolina Kurkova as Marilyn Manson, Sophie Dahl as Debbie Harry – the work by Pat McGrathGrace Coddington and Orlando Pita on this story was nothing short of iconic.

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06. Ph. Peter Lindbergh
Publication: Vogue Paris
Some of fashion’s own characters make for incredible costumes, case in point Sasha P morphing into John Galliano for Vogue Paris.

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07. Ph. Thomas Lagrange (Total Management)
Publication: Vogue Japan
You can’t have a Halloween roundup without a little vampirism and LaGrange’s slick beauty story puts a chic twist on bloodsucking.

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08. Ph. Steven Meisel
Publication: Vogue Italia
The inspiration for Meisel’s ‘The Discipline of Fashion’ was Ethel Granger, a woman who tightlaced for years in order to achieve a 13 inch waist! You don’t need to go that far to get into the story or the incredible, unnerving visuals.

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09. Ph. Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
Publication: V Magazine
A before and after of epic proportions where Eniko, Anja and Raquel are transformed via the use of Paddy Hartley’s transparent face masks. The clear plastic and cutouts distort the wearers face by changing its proportions in ways that range from beautiful to grotesque.

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10. Ph. Craig McDean
Publication: American Vogue
Before everyone was running out to grab their Avengers costume, Coco Rocha was playing fashion superhero in the pages of Vogue with this memorable McDean story.

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Model Mania

July 17th, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

V Magazine‘s 90th issue takes on top models with multiple covers and an all Mario Testino (Art Partner) lineup of editorials featuring the photographer’s favorite faces. The always alluring Joan Smalls leads an all-star cast that includes Matthew Terry, Emily DiDonato, Sean O’Pry, Amanda Murphy, Clark Bockelman, Bridget Malcolm and Aurelien Muller. The beautiful couples strip down to their skivvies and show off those toned physiques in bikini bottoms and skintight jeans styled by Sarajane Hoare. The combination makes for an appealing series of images – colorful, steamy and filled with revealing shots of the world’s most beautiful bodies.

Preview Joan Smalls & Aurelien Muller’s images below and for more visit VMagazine.com 

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The Elegant Universe

May 23rd, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

Though the Madonna / Katy Perry coverstory is sure to get the bulk of the attention, the most beautiful editorial in the latest V Magazine belongs to Nick Knight and Lady Amanda Harlech. In ‘The Elegant Universe’ Knight and Harlech utilize the best in Haute Couture to create a fantastical drama involving parallel dimensions, Mandelbrot‘s fractal geometry and Knight’s signature trippy visuals. Model (and mathematician) Alexia Wight is a striking presence in designs from Chanel, Dior and Atelier Versace, shifting in and out of focus as 2D and 3D converge.

View the story in full, along with an accompanying ShowStudio video on VMagazine.com

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A New Supreme

March 5th, 2014 |Posted by Matthew

For the covers of its annual Music Issue, V Magazine spotlights rising pop stars Lorde and the Haim sisters, but inside, we’ve got our eyes on talent of another kind. Embracing the original Supreme, Diana Ross, for 2014, photographer Daniel Sannwald (New York: Management + Artists, Paris: Management + Artists) nominates fresh face Ysaunny Brito to revamp the days of disco. Styled by Patti Wilson, Ysaunny takes a turn as the soulful legend in show-stopping looks from CarvenVersace, and Saint Laurent. With this fabulous series bursting glamour and color, Ysaunny certainly won’t be singing the blues this spring.

For more from V’s Music Issue head over to V Magazine.com

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Oh Gigi

February 19th, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

Miss Gigi Hadid is experiencing a high fashion moment this month with a slate of ultrachic editorial work the latest of which is V Magazine‘s cheeky story by Sebastian Faena. Gigi’s curves and curls are on full display in Faena’s images which offer a sexy take on the typical studio shoot. Julia von Boehm styles Gigi in an array of pieces from Burberry, Chanel and Calvin Klein but the natural beauty can’t resist showing off her birthday suit in a couple of coy shots.

For even more from V88 head on over to VMagazine.com

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When In Venice

January 21st, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

Spring’s grittiest styles take to the streets in the pages of V Magazine, Josh Olins shoots Iselin Steiro on the trendy streets of Venice, California in an assortment of Clare Richardson selected pieces that focus on skin and a hard edge look that works from coast to coast. Clad in the latest Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Balenciaga, Iselin looks as cool as ever, especially in the shots where she’s joined by the fresh cast of Venice locals, Lucky Blue, Lawrence ‘Loz’ Macrow-Cain & Elijah.

For the full story and more from V87 be sure to check out VMagazine.com

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