An Experimental City Sets The Stage for Miu Miu’s Latest Campaign

Designer – Miuccia Prada | Photographer – Alasdair McLellan | Stylist – Katie Grand | Hair – Anthony Turner | Makeup – Diane Kendal | Casting – Anita Bitton

What is fashion but a grand ole experiment to see what sticks? The brutalist architecture of the experimental city of Arcosanti sets the scene for the new Miu Miu campaign for Spring 2018. Shot by Alasdair McLellan in Arizona, Miuccia Prada calls the usual model suspects Elle Fanning, Adwoa Aboah, Olivia Anakwe, Edie Campbell, Oumie Jammeh, Faith Lynch, Rianne van Rompaey, and Cameron Russell for a collection that is naughtily proper. What is notable is outside of their sheer beauty, many of the talent have used social media to promote progressive platforms whether it’s Aboah’s progress with mental health media platform, Gurls Talk or Fanning’s active status in gender equality-promoting program, REALgirl or Russell and Campbell’s whistleblowing on the rampant sexual abuse in fashion. It seems the Miu Miu girl has taken a stand.

Vogue Germany’s cover girls Anna, Raquel, Grace and Faretta face off

Vogue Germany‘s multiple February covers features a mega-beauty foursome to marvel at–It’s also a welcome departure from the glossy’s usual more-polished covers. Model’s models Anna Ewers, Raquel Zimmermann, Grace Elizabeth and Faretta effortlessly command Daniel Jackson‘s lens looking their most natural selves with deliberately untouched-looking beauty by Ward Stegerhoek and Romy Soleimani. Some might say stripping it down leaves it shy of being eye-catching, but when you have four of the most natural glamorous faces to work with let their looks do the heavy lifting. The many-paged inside editorial styled by Julia von Boehm adds any wanted drama. So who did less best?

Anna Ewers, Raquel Zimmermann, Grace Elizabeth, Faretta by Daniel Jackson | Stylist Julia von Boehm | Hair Ward Stegerhoek | Makeup Romy Soleimani | Casting Anita Bitton

Jacquemus Bends Over Backwards

Though it feels like it’s far off, Spring is next up in the seasonal fanfare of fashion and French neue house Jacquemus visually transports audiences to exotic beaches of lore. Shot by long time collaborator David Luraschi, designer Simon Porte Jacquemus unfurls his new collection full of earthy color tones, riskily high hemlines and teeny tiny bags on model rookie Assa Baradji. Obsidian-hued beaches provide the perfect backdrop to a collection that is well suited for balmy temps. Time to countdown to warmer days ahead.

Versace Unleashes An Epic Supermodel Rollout for Its 40th

Versace needs no introduction but it’d be a short post. For the 40th anniversary of the fashion house, Donatella Versace looks to the archives for both design and casting inspiration for the Spring 2018 campaign and familiar faces from the past pair up with the brightest of the future. Shot by the legendary Steven Meisel, the original top models Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Gisele Bündchen, Natalia Vodianova, Raquel Zimmermann, and Irina Shayk are featured next to the leaders of the new school Kaia Gerber, Gigi Hadid, Vittoria Ceretti, Cara Taylor, Birgit Kos, Grace Elizabeth, and sole male model, Noah Luis Brown. “This campaign represents the link between past and present,’ the iconic Donatella goes on to explain. “You need to know who you are, and where you are coming from, to build your future. This is the reason why I wanted to see this iconic super model cast next to the soon-to-be-iconic girls of the future.”

Take a look at the supermodel heavy campaign below.

Fucking Young Gets the Royal Touch

Fall gets a dark and evocative edge in the latest issue of menswear magazine Fucking Young, devoted to royalty in all its forms. Taking a special focus on issues of gender and race, the latest edition includes thought-provoking features like an interview with Sergey Neamoscou, who has spent the past five years documenting Africa’s marginalized LBGTQ community in his photography, alongside provocative looks at the season’s edgiest designs. Elsewhere, Romain Kremer plays laser tag with cover star Jordy Gerritsma in electrifying makeup courtesy of Isamaya Ffrench while Michiel Meewis and Michael Miller capture Dutch stars Sven de Vries, Ton Heukels, and Bram Valbracht in a post-apocalyptic landscape in a Dior Homme feature. Two stories by Ruth Ginika Ossai and Rasharn Agyemang offer a baroque take on African traditions and culture, adding a valuable and fresh perspective to an issue devoted to spotlighting voices often overlooked in mainstream fashion.

Take a first look at the issue below.

Michiel Meewis

Jordy Gerritsma | Photographer – Romain Kremer

Ton Heukels | Photographer – Michiel Meewis

Sven de Vries and Bram Valbracht | Photographer – Michiel Meewis

Elie Van Ravels | Photographer – Michael Smits

Jordy Gerritsma | Photographer – Romain Kremer

Photographer – Sergey Neamoscou

Photographer – Ruth Ossai | Stylist – Rasharn Agyemang

Victor Barragan

Photographer – Ruth Ossai | Stylist – Rasharn Agyemang

Photographer – Ruth Ossai | Stylist – Rasharn Agyemang

Dries Van Noten

Evandro Laurens | Photographer – Peggy Kuiper

Maxime Plescia-Büchi

Max Alba | Photographer – Federico Ferrari