video: tribute to alexander mcqueen by nick knight

lookbook images: alexander mcqueen, spring

elegant intricacies & delicate theatricality were seen from the alexander mcqueen collection this past spring. serving as a reminder of how beautifully conceptualized the collection was on the runway, we see look book images that allow the designs to further shine without distraction of a crowd or a runway. weaved hairstyles were seen as complimentary to the subtle association with texture in the collections use of print & some of the detailing on the leather pieces. immaculate use of white was seen poetically weaved in & out of the collection palette. i love the collections depth & story; even in passing, the legacy of alexander mcqueen as a vital fashion house of the future rests in the creative hands of sarah burton. an astoundingly inspiring collection, on that is more art than it is fashion. very excited to see what will be presented from burton in 2011.

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karolina kurkova for max mara, spring

represented by IMG models, karolina kurkova appears for the spring max mara campaign.shot by none other than mario sorrenti, the campaign images are pure & showcase a sophisticated simplicity that have been an established association with the label for the past few seasons. im very impressed with how sleek the images have turned out & am beyond inspired by how clean the collection photographs. from the shades to the coats, the contrasts of colors- the campaign direction is well focused & sharply executed. hair & make-up was done by luigi morenu & aaron de mey. a beautiful campaign of stunning style.

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editorialesque » du juan for vogue china

shot by tunk xu, chinese female model, du juan appears for the january issue of vogue china. with styling by ling wu, the january issue shines with superb talent from the orient & powerful casting. simple, understated chic is the essence of this fashion spread, as we see du juan appearing in bold color & interesting pieces. hailing from shanghai, china; you may recognize du juan from the holiday H&M campaign or her recent bookings with jones new york, esprit & diesel. represented by IMG, among the new asian female models that are set to dominate the world of fashion in 2011- du juan is one to watch.

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editorialesque » lara stone for vogue

represented by IMG, lara stone appears editorially for this poetic spread for vogue’s january issue. shot by mario testino, stone appears against scenic views in sharp tailored utilitarian chic looks, glamourous flowing gowns & strict white slim fitting styles. ranked as the no. 1 female model in fashion, lara has had an incredible year in all facets of fashion. she is a regular in every vogue internationally & has become a major marketing face for calvin klein, louis vuitton, DKNY & prada. though i feel much more fashion could’ve been showcased in the spread, the images capture a beauty that could only be served by vogue. testino has hit his stride & anna wintour has embraced his style, welcoming a visual signature to flourish in the pages each month.

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