Top models Claudia Schiffer, Grace Elizabeth and Sasha Pivovarova are styled by Daniela Paudice in ‘Couture Perfection’, lensed by Camilla Akrans for Vogue China May 2019./ Hair by Odile Gilbert; makeup by Wendy Rowe
The restoration of AOC’s Photographer Archives is moving along — enough for us to share a cover page. We’re adding 1-3 photographers a week. It’s been a hell of a walk back from 10,000 broken links — frankly needless had we received better assistance in our move onto Squarespace 7 from Squarespace 5.
Thanks for your patience, as we are so excited to finish this project in 2019. ~ AnneRead More
Models Antonia Dewbury, Lorna Foran and Sofie Theobald are styled by Charlie Harrington in boho prints fit for gypsies. Photographer Agata Pospieszynska flashes the trio in ‘Up Hill And Down Dale’ for Harper’s Bazaar UK May 2019.Read More
Photographer Steven Chee eyes models Zoe Barnard/IMG and Marley Grace/Kult in ‘No Man’s Land’. Charlotte Stokes provides the styling, choosing post-apocalypse jewelry and fashion looks from Louis Vuitton, Blumarine, Chanel, Tiffany & Com;any, Dior and more for Grazia Australia’s Cult Issue. Shop the looks at Grazia Australia.Read More
Gigi Hadid’s Vogue Czechoslovakia May 2018 cover story is out and it’s a beauty. Jan Králíček styles Gigi in noble origins horsewoman looks — after all, Gigi loves horses. Helena Christensen uses her camera to create pure poetry in what becomes a very serious discussion of sustainability, as yet another magazine weaves serious discussions around fashion editorials.
In this case Vogue Czech editor-in-chief Andrea Běhounková writes an indepth letter about sustainability: (English translation), ending it after talking about the water used to make one single cotton shirt and the overall role of fashion in polluting the planet:
I admit that Honza Králíček and I were flying by plane with (to?) Gigi Hadid and Helena Christensen.
With us four suitcases.
Two years (over?) there, two back.
Less than ninety kilograms of clothing and 58 pairs of shoes.
Leather clothes yes, no fur coats.
It is not the power that is responsible for the environment, but how else to get to the east coast of the United States? (She’s speaking about carbon emissions and flying by jet everywhere).
Gigi invited us home. Try to decline this invitation.
With a clear conscience.
I was about to check if Helena made the shoot near her country house in upstate New York, but it sounds likely that the group congregated at Gigi’s family country house not far from my beloved Carversville. Helena is deeply committed to the environment and always always rides her bike around Manhattan. ~ Anne
San Francisco’s de Young museum presented a paradigm-busting show titled ‘Contemporary Muslim Fashions’ that opened September 22, 2018 and closed Januaryn 6, 2019. The exhibit challenged museum-goers to “explore the rich diversity of one of the fastest-growing fashion sectors today” — modest fashion.
In an examination of Muslim dress codes worldwide, trom those who cover their heads to those who do not, the exhibit sought to draw attention to contemporary Muslim life.
The exhibit has now moved to the Museum Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt.Read More
Scientists have long proposed insects as feed or foodstuff for animals. But views about entomophagy differ widely: food conscious lobbies and scientists promote insects as novel foods while at the other extreme people view eating insects as crazy. Between those two extremes are communities that have been practising entomophagy for ages.Read More
Romanian rising model Alexandra Micu is styled by Helen Broadfoot in ‘Darkness & Light’, lensed by Sonia Szostak for Porter Edit April 12, 2019./ Hair by James Rowe; makeup by Dariia Day; art direction by Gemma Stark