Carin Backoff Flashes Angok, Anna, Ansolet, Bianca + In Dolce & Gabbana For LOVE Magazine F/W 2018

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Models and talents Angok Mayen, Anna Ewers, Ansolet Rossouw, Bianca Balti, Karen Elson, Naomi Chin Wing and Paris Jackson are styled by Tabitha Simmons in princess-worthy glam from Dolce & Gabbana. Photographer Carin Backoff is in the studio for LOVE Magazine Fall 2018. / Hair by Akki Shirakawa; makeup by Diane Kendal

Eye: Jonathan Saunders Talks 'Balls of Steel', Freedom of Expression & Community At Diane von Furstenberg

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Eye: Jonathan Saunders Talks 'Balls of Steel', Freedom of Expression & Community At Diane von Furstenberg

Scottish designer Jonathan Saunders has been chief creative officer of America's iconic Diane von Furstenberg or DVF since May 2016. In short order, Saunders injected modern color, clashing prints and expert draping techniques that pay homage to the original Smart Sensuality image of the brand. 

These changes came into view in DVF's Fall 2017 ad campaign, an homage to New York City and all its people. Lensed by Oliver Hadlee Pearch and styled by Camille Bidault-Wadddington, with art direction by Jonny Lu, the campaign features Luna Bijl, Yoon Young Bae, Angok Mayen, and Cara Taylor amongst real New Yorkers in Harlem, Tompkins Square Park, and Liberty Island.  "The people that the girls interacted with were kids that were dancing in the streets in Harlem and these beautiful boys, who we met on a bench in Tompkins Square Park, all these real people in New York that symbolize to me what is so brilliant about this city," Saunders told Refinery 29. 

"New York is this brand’s home. Yes, it’s international, yes, travel is so important to this brand, but New York is its home," he says. Not to mention, "New York has always been an inspiration to me," Saunders continues. "I’ve always been inspired by the time in New York in the ‘70s where Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Robert Mapplethorpe, Patti Smith, all these incredibly cool, incredibly creative people made such beautiful and extensive bodies of work within this city."

Ethan James Green Eyes Sleek Separates 'Field of Dreams' For Dazed Magazine Fall 2017

Ethan James Green Eyes Sleek Separates 'Field of Dreams' For Dazed Magazine Fall 2017

Models Ajak Deng, Angok Mayen, Hannelore Knuts, Lucas Cristino, Rose Cordero, Ubah Hassan, and Zhengyang Zhang are styled by Robbie Spencer in 'Field of Dreams'. Photographer Ethan James Green makes the style capture for Dazed Magazine Fall 2017./ Hair by Shingo Shibata; makeup by Dick Page