Tag: september issue

editorialesque » karlie kloss for vogue

american vogue darling, karlie kloss of next models ny blazes the september issue of vogue through the lens of mario testino. paying tribute to fashion’s recent eastern influence, kloss appears wig’ed & wonderful for the issue in a dramatic spread that is jawdropping by page number. i’ve always said, if one american supermodel deserves to be on the cover of american vogue, a feat which very rarely ever happens, that girl should be karlie kloss. dominating runway, campaigns & yes, editorial- kloss has demonstrated skill unlike any other female model in the game recently. for the september issue, kloss is seen in a chinese setting & looks ravishing as the main chick in her own solo spread, but it makes me wonder- why was an asian model not used for this spread?  was putting karlie in the spread an attempt to make china more acceptable in the american market? while a crop of asian models appears for vogue china, isn’t fashion diversification much more successful when it’s seen across the board? overall, karlie has undeniable photographic presence & shines in the spread- but i can’t help but think how dope this would’ve been with liu wen or shu pei. images by mario testino, with styling by tonne goodman.

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editorialesque » natalia vodianova for vogue

represented by DNA models, natalia vodianova glows for the pages of vogue for the american publication’s september issue. through the lens of mert alas & marcus piggot, vodianova appears classically styled by grace coodington. a refined approach to modern edge, the spread takes on a 60’s & i cannot help but utter the name, ‘jackie o.’ when looking at this spread. mert + marcus prove, yet again, that they are a cut above the rest with this spread while it manages to tap into my love for all things classic. with two fall campaigns under her belt already this season, natalia can also be see alongside naomi campbell for givenchy & returns for the stella mccartney campaign; which she appeared for last fall.  

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editorialesque » herieth paul for elle

animalistic through photographic presence & kate lanphear’s styling, herieth paul appears through the lens of KT auleta for elle magazine’s september issue. represented by women model management, herieth is of the new school of female models that channels greater bodily edge. in that, i mean she fits the bill for more experimental editorial. entereing the model realm in june of 2010, herieth originally made her debut with long hair & was re-introduced that december with a bold, bald new do. after her folicule reworking, herieth gained visibility rapidly. you might recognize her pretty little mug from her editorial bookings for black book, i-D, dazed & confused, as well as her vogue italia spread which was shot by steven meisel. teaming with meisel yet again, herieth was one of the many edgy faces to appear for the cK one fragrance campaign & followed that up with a campaign booking for diesel that same season. landing her first solo cover july of this year; there appears to be no end in sight for this tanzanian’s high fashion take over. im anticipating an increase in her model visibility for show season; as her looks fit the bill for more of the innovative labels. in her elle spread, i love the idea of fur in the desert- it’s unexpected.

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editorialesque » iris strubegger for vogue germany

the september cover for vogue germany’s september issue, iris strubegger of women model management, kills her featured editorial as she appears draped in couture. along the lines of new school androgyny that i mentioned in my previous post, iris is also of that aesthetic archetype. the dark elements of the images contrast well with the high society backdrop & stunningly chic couture designs- this is the kind of shit that you just don’t even need to discuss- you look at it & it’s stunning. visually heartpounding & striking executed- iris exemplifies what it takes to exude high fashion & serves her role to the highest degree as their september cover girl. ranking as fashion’s no. 10 female model- iris fuckn murdered this.

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editorialesque » saskia de brauw for vogue japan

through the lens of mikael janssen, model newcomer, saskia de brauw steps into the spotlight for the pages of vogue japan for their september issue. opulent glamour was the name of the game for george cortina, who styled the spread as stunning use of natural light, luxurious location & undeniable model presence is seen. represented by DNA & hailing from the netherlands- saskia has rapidly risen in the fashion ranks since she hit the scene in 2010. this fall, thus far, she’s already appeared for three major ad campaigns for moncler, DSQUARED & versace. appearing here, editorially, the female also graces the cover of numero for their september issue & will likely continue this upward high fashion climb through show season which is just weeks away from kick off. beautifully shot, excellently styled & powerfully poised- this is one of my spreads from september. in terms of career longevity, saskia fits the mold of the modern crop of supermodels who display versatility through greater forms of asthetic androgyny- the short hair, the defined bone structure- all of that is in high demand with high fashion houses & saskia is a shoe in.

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editorialesque » stephanie seymour for elle

i live & breathe for supermodels. growing up in the 90’s- i guess you can say that seeing certain females is a nostalgic experience. there is something about the glamour that was represented in the 90’s that never really stops being beautiful. i still feel like a kid flipping through magazines at the grocery store before my little sister ran up to me to tell me that mom was leaving. shot by horst diekgerdes, styled by aleksandra woroniecka- stephanie seymour returns for the pages of elle magazine & yes, it’s stunning. stylistically focused on dotted designs, the spread captures a bit of minimalistic charm as stephanie proves that she embodies effortless beauty. a combined photographic effort of both in-door studio images & outdoor shots that use natural light are seen for the spread; which is included amongst the publications illustrious fashion issue. last time i remember seeing stephanie doing something on the model tip was in 2009, when she appeared flawlessly for the spring valentino campaign. im always incredibly intrigued by women who further erase the boundaries of age through beauty.

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iris strubegger for vogue germany, september

shot by alex lubomirski, iris strubegger of women model management sets the cover of german vogue on fire for the month of september. stunningly opulent with a commanding presence- the cover is beautifully shot & glamorously styled. as one of my favorites, iris represents for austrians in high fashion & is a standout amongst the many females on & off the runway. seen last season for the spring givenchy campaign, iris is a cover girl regular & is one of my favorite chicks for her versatility & blank canvas of features. from ultra feminine to hard edged masculine- iris slays from every angle & bends genders like a pro. strubegger represents the new crop of female models that banks on more of an interesting look rather than a commercial, polished look. more than thrilled to see her grace the vogue german september cover & am even more juiced to see how hard she goes for her feature editorial. love the cover, love iris, the make-up, the dress- everything. superb cover.

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