Best of MDC Originals 2016

What better way to usher in the new year than to celebrate the outstanding creatives and the memorable original editorial content created by them for in 2016. With a cast of creative voices ranging from the rising stars to the legendary produced original content with many of the industry’s best, including Stas Komarovski, Tim Richardson, Ed Singleton, Victor Demarchelier, Sebastian Kim, TNT, Yvan Fabing, Hong Jang Hyun, Albert Watson, Tiziano Magni, Paul Sinclaire and many more. We are grateful to each and everyone of them. Each helped to spotlight the talent and artistry in the industry from models themselves, to photographers, stylists, makeup artists, hair stylists, designers and more.

Providing a platform of discovery for models and creative talents alike has been our drive and will continue as our evolving resolution. It’s literally written into our DNA. Here are some of our standout stories from the past year made by inspiring creatives, featuring a roster of amazing faces, rising stars and icons alike.

Faces of Fashion

These top 50 wonders took their turn giving good face all while showcasing the latest fashion of the times.


In-depth visual profiles on the models who have reached the uppermost echelon of industry recognition, captured doing what they do best.


From prominent design houses to international up-and-comers, we highlighted the most compelling looks in fashion on the best faces in the business.


We explored the endless possibilities of beauty with painterly odes to modern muses.

The Graduates

Spotlighting some of the most in-demand faces who have earned their Hot List stripes and newly secured their rank on the coveted Top 50 list.


Unique and creatively driven, these stories took on far-flung destinations, mega casting, and artful portraiture for a standout, mash up of bold visuals.