British Vogue’s December 2019 issue delivers ‘Tickled Pink’ a bold, modern and festive fashion editorial styled by Benjamin Bruno. Fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott are in the studio, capturing a large model cast that includes Cara Taylor, Carolina Burgin, Janaye Furman, Kris Grikaite, Mariam de Vinzelle, Meghan Collison and Sara Grace Wallerstedt./ Hair by Ryan Mitchell, makeup by Lucia Pieroni
Kendall Jenner leads the cast of Giambattista Valli x H&M‘s advertising campaign, joining singer H.E.R (Gabriella Wilson)., Chris Lee, Clara 3000, Cameron Monaghan, Chiara Ferragni, and Luka Isaac with Melanie Ward in charge of styling. Mert & Marcus shot the campaign in Rome, promoting the collection launching worldwide in select stores and online November 7.
Rising model Mona Tougaard won Denmark’s Elite Model Look competition at age 15. Tougaard was center stage this spring at Loewe’s Fall/Winter 2019 show, where she also walked Louis Vuitton and Chanel.
Today we find Mona Tougaard styled by Carlos Nazario in ‘Wants to F*ck Sh*t Up’, lensed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott for i-D Magazine #356 Autumn 2019./ Hair by Mustafa Yanaz; makeup by Lauren Parsons
Rising model Vilma Sjöberg graces the September 2019 pages of Vogue Italia, styled by Jane How in poetic femininity for ‘Peace’, lensed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott./ Hair by Andrea Martinelli; makeup by Lucia Pieroni
The September 2019 issue of Vogue Italia brings two covers into the world of fashion speak and imagination. "Peace" is the guiding idea of Mert & Marcus’s image of Vilma Sjölberg, while “Couture” inspires Paolo Roversi in his Adut Akech cover.
Also read the texts by Michael Cunningham for the September covers of Vogue Italia signed by Mert & Marcus and Paolo Roversi. Note that this text is taken directly from the Vogue Italia . AOC finds it a tad confusing, as international translation always struggles with s(he) pronouns in Google translator. Reality is that this issue of Vogue Italia is focused on the importance of words, adding a note of irony to this modern word editorial focus. Always looking for the good in a situation, I first attributed the excessive use of ‘he’ to Google translator.
Reading the Vogue Italia website translation of Farneti’s editor’s letter, it seems that the extensive use of ‘he’ is intended., that the male pronoun is dominant, in which case AOC is pretty pissed off. After all, the history of Rome is even worse than the fall of women’s influence and power under the Greeks. Italy put the nail in the proverbial women’s rights coffin.
Models Adut Akech, Alton Mason, Bella Hadid and Dong Su Moo are styled by Vanessa Reid in Missoni’s Fall Winter 2019-20 Campaign lesed by Mert & Marcus. / Makeup by Holly Silius; hair by Cyndia Harvey