The Performer

March 10th, 2015 |Posted by steven.yatsko

Saskia de Brauw’s magic as a model is that she embodies a variety of makeups: the air of a performer, the feminine, the masculine, fluidity, and cultish good looks. In the hands of Cass Bird, there is editorial dynamism to be had. For the cover story of Vogue Korea’s March issue, Bird and Saskia operate in tune creating a kinetic, dance-inspired spread of fashion imagery. Ye Young Kim dresses the story in balletic styling and it’s an underplay of beige gauzy cottons and gossamer silks. Tamara Mcnaughton (Paris: Management + Artists, New York: Management + Artists) and Yumi Mori keep things natural by accentuating an already ruddy glow and tousled hair. Cass Bird’s unfettered approach is to introduce her subjects into an environment and capture the results. By remitting some of her control she allows the space to engender and evoke the model’s personality–in this case as the role of dancer. An artist herself, Saskia studied at Gerrit Rietveld Academie, and her own work similarly explores that very kind of relationship with inhabitation. Together some lighthearted theatrics were had instilling a rhapsody of genuine, imperfect movement. Surely Bird’s anti-influence played a role as Saskia comes through as unguarded and untaught–playful and childlike, finessing Saskia’s ability to change her presence from powerful to innocent, and back.

Photos courtesy of Vogue Korea












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LV Overload!

August 26th, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

If there is one collection that is getting editorial love this September it is Nicolas Ghesquière’s debut for Louis Vuitton. While LVMH is generally no slouch in the editorial department, Ghesquire’s work has gone that extra mile – appearing on the cover of or within the pages of almost every single September issue thus far. For fans of the designer’s work the constant sight of logo printed belts and playful dresses has been an appealing constant thread amidst the past few months of editorials and covers, but how much is too much? Take a look at the line’s recent front page appearances and decide. Stylists show no signs of slowing down with their Vuitton obsession so you can expect to see the iconic luxury label rack up even more covers as the month winds down.


Purple Fashion by Olaf Breuning, model Ola Rudnicka


Vogue Ukraine by Yelena Yemchuk, model Karen Elson


Vogue Australia by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, model Freja Beha Erichsen


Jalouse, model Marthe Wiggers


WSJ by Josh Olins, model dDaria Werbowy


Vogue China by Patrick Demarchelier, star Fan Bing Bing


Marie Claire UK by David Roemer


Vogue Korea by Sebastian Kim (Management + Artists), model Anja Rubik


Vogue Japan, model Cara Delevingne


Vogue Paris by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott (Art Partner), model Natalia Vodianova


W Magazine Trends Supplement by Christian MacDonald, model Constance Jablonski


L’Officiel Mexico by Joe Lai, model Lena Hardt

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Soo Joo Moves

June 5th, 2013 |Posted by

Blonde bombshell Soo Joo, graces the June 2013 cover of Vogue Korea in what has quickly become her signature style. Shot by Hyea Won Kang in bold prints, Soo Joo demonstrates there is no limit to her California sex appeal in her martial arts inspired, first ever Vogue cover. Sophistication comes to life in an accompanying video, revealing Soo Joo transcends print. View the cover and the rest of Martial Arts in the MDC Fashion Database.

Text by Victoria Perillo


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Cover to Cover : November

October 17th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

November provides us with an unusually high supply of beautiful covers featuring our favorite girls, but which one is the best of the bunch? Tell us your thoughts on this month’s lineup of covers.

Rosie Huntington Whiteley by Alexi Lubomirski on Vogue Germany
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend and Rosie never fails to look sexy, but it would have been nice to see her in some couture.

Mariacarla Boscono on Vogue Korea
As one of the girls who can do no wrong, Mariacarla never fails to excite, but we’re not sure if this icy image illustrates the ‘Woman Power’ headline.

Naomi Campbell by Ronald Dick on Lurve Magazine
The combo of Gareth Pugh and no-eyebrows is a striking look on the iconic Ms. Campbell.

Bambi Northwood Blyth by JM Ferrater METAL Magazine
The edgy Spanish must read gives us an elegant and delicately beautiful image of Bambi at her best.

Edita Vilkeviciute by Peter Lindbergh on Vogue China
Edita, Lindbergh and loads of Vuitton, what’s not to love?

Miranda Kerr by Jillian Davison on Harper’s Bazaar Australia
Mrs. Bloom in a curve conscious Mary Katrantzou ensemble that grabs your attention.

Lara Stone by Mario Sorrenti on Vogue Japan
At this point everyone is probably tired of seeing that Givenchy collection on magazine covers, but Lara looks fresh nonetheless.

Alina Baikova by Nicole Bentley on Vogue Australia
It is always summer somewhere and Aussie Vogue rings in the season with Alina in stripes and brights.

Lindsey Wixson by Phil Poynter on W Korea
Dramatic posing and an outlandish outfit bring this image to life – bonus points to anyone who can ID the ensemble!

Jac Jagaciak by Nino Munoz on Numero Tokyo
Jac never fails to look sweet, though it would have been lovely to see a smile on this ‘Gentle-lady’ themed cover.



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