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October 24th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Since its inception, Spanish V Magazine has thrived on creating imaginative content worthy of the V name and their latest issue is no exception. Taking things a step further with a series of creative editorials that are filled with incredible clothes and a fun-filled spirit that makes them irresistible – there really is something for everyone. Check out Aline Weber in full club-kid gear complete with candy bracelets, or Ruby Aldridge styled to the nines in gilded Vuitton. Turn a few pages and you’re greeted with the sight of River Viiperi and Maryna Linchuk as the ultimate power couple in coordinating designer looks, or if you’re looking for something dangerous there’s Xevi Muntane (De Facto)’s stunning shoot of Lakshmi Menon and Marina Perez as stylish dominatrixes.

Take a look at our exclusive preview, complete with video of Maryna & River’s scintillating shoot by Tim Zaragoza.

ON THE WAY for SPANISH V14 from V Magazine on Vimeo.

Aline Weber by Mel Bles | Fashion Editor – Natalie Joos | Hair: Roberto Di Cuia | Make-up: Ralph Siciliano

Ruby Aldridge by Aingeru Zorita | Fashion Editor –David Gomez-Villamediana | Hair: Mark Hampton | Make-up: Erin Parsons

Maryna Linchuk and River Viiperi by Tim Zaragoza | Fashion Editor – David Gomez-Villamediana | Hair: Kayla Michele| Make-up: Tracy Alfajora

Lakshmi Menon and Marina Perez by Xevi Muntane (De Facto) | Fashion Editor – Ana Murillas | Hair: Cebado | Make-up: Pablo Iglesias

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Double Vision : Dior Couture

October 18th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Fashion shows are well and good, but the true test of a collection’s impact is often played out in the editorial pages. When you have multiple editors reaching for the same pieces over and over again you know a designer has hit a nerve. Even when the styling itself isn’t that noticeably different between images, there are always key changes in presentation that separate fashion stories; whether it is the model choice, the manner in which the photographer chose to present the garment, or even something as simple as color vs. black and white, each team puts its own special stamp on things. Take a look at the way in which different magazines have interpreted two of the most popular pieces within the collection and let us know who you think pulled it off best.

Look No. 48  

Black fitted cashmere top with a black duchess satin skirt embroidered with electric blue flowers.

Saskia de Brauw by Daniel Jackson for Vogue Germany, stylist Christiane Arp

Aymeline Valade by Patrick Demarchelier for Vogue Japan, stylist Melanie Ward

Saskia de Brauw by Ruth Hogben for Another Magazine, stylist Katie Shillingford

Karlie Kloss by Eric Guillemain for Sunday Times Style Magazine, stylist Lucy Ewing

Hanaa Ben Abdesslem by Michelle Ferrara for Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, stylist Elaine Lloyd Jones | Suki Waterhouse by Marc Hom for Tatler, stylist Deep Kailey

Stef Van Der Laan by Luca Guadagnino for CR Fashion Book, stylist Carine Roitfeld

 

NiNi in Vogue China / Thana Kuhnen by Marcelo Krasilcic for L’Officiel

Look No. 8

Blue and pink embroidered cut-off ballgown with black cigarette pants

Keira Knightley by Mario Testino for American Vogue, stylist Grace Coddington

Milla Jovovich by Peter Lindbergh for Vogue Italia | Saskia de Brauw by Ruth Hogben for Another Magazine

Dior couture illustration by Ignasi Monreal for Spanish V Magazine

Aymeline Valade by Patrick Demarchelier for Vogue Japanstylist Melanie Ward

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Apolos Latinos

June 26th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Bruce Weber knows a thing or two about male beauty, so when he champions a model you know they are the real deal. In the new V Magazine Spain, Weber focuses on two paragons of the physical ideal, Mario Blanco & Wil Alemán, both of whom smolder in his crisp black and white photographs. Sporting long curly hair and come-hither stares, Wil & Mario represent that most irresistible incarnation of masculine allure, the young Apollo. Mythology comparisons aside, is it any wonder that both these boys have the Weber & V Magazine seal of approval?

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Sneak Peak : Acuática

June 19th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Saskia de Brauw transforms into a bathing beauty for Nathaniel Goldberg‘s colorful new cover of  V Magazine Spain - on stands todayShot in Thailand and featuring several of the season’s swimwear hits (check out that gorgeous plum Lanvin on the cover) as chosen by Clare Richardson, the images are an appealing showcase for Saskia’s androgynous elegance.

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Guerrilla Girl

April 2nd, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Considering the complex (and often antagonistic) relationship between the fashion industry and rights issues like human trafficking and fair labor, the idea of a luxury freedom fighter is a bit of an oxymoron. Not that you can’t fight for equality while wearing Celine pumps, but real life rarely offers such opportunities.

Of course that has never stopped fashion from, editorializing the fantasy of guerilla girls dressed in the season’s latest trends. V Spain serves up an intriguing take on the theme with a slick story shot by Nathaniel Goldberg and featuring a series of chic pieces from Margiela, Ralph Lauren and of course Celine all chosen by Gillian Wilkins. The images present a vision of well dressed rebellion and are dedicated to “all the courageous women who defend their ideals. They are masters of their own destiny, their voices songs that celebrate the beauty of freedom.”

Beautiful words, but how do you feel about the pictures? Sporting perfectly tilted berets and wildly hair coiffed by Shon, Edita looks like exactly what she is – a stunning top model playing dress up in revolutionary drag. In some pics it works, especially when she gives that powerful gaze, but even with a dagger in hand or holding down a semi-automatic, she still seems wildly out of place. Perhaps that is intentional – we can’t help but get some Patty Hearst, gun wielding socialite vibes in a couple shots. Let us know what you’re getting from this story in the comments.

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Lovely & Amazing

May 27th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Sebastian Faena shoots a stunning top 10 for V Magazine Spain featuring some of the world’s most beautiful faces. Joan Smalls, Alessandra Ambrosio, Isabeli Fontana and Izabel Goulart feature in this exclusive preview, but rest assured there is even more glamorous beauty inside the issue, which hits newsstands on Monday.

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