Model Joan Smalls trails the World's fastest sprinter, Usain Bolt, as a documentary crew tracks his every stride. Photographed by Patrick Demarchelier in three-time Olympic champion Bolt's native country of Jamaica, isn’t the only one going for gold this summer, as Smalls gleams head-to-toe out of the gate, in the likes of Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors & Stella McCarteny to name a few as Smalls gets in on the action chasing Bolt with filmmaker Josh Rothstein for US Vogue.
In anticipation of the London Olympics, Karlie Kloss teams up with America's top male athletes as they set their sights on the gold. Photographed by Annie Leibovitz as the guys practice their sport, dressed in red carpet dresses from the likes of Vera Wang, Oscar de la Renta, Lanvin & Stella McCarteny to name a few as Kloss poses beside top male olympians inside of US Vogue.
The new June 2012 issue of ASOS Magazine featuring cover star, Shailene Woodley, the 20-year-old Golden Globe nominated American actress was shot exclusively by photographer Jason Nocito for ASOS in Silver Lake, LA, CA. Shailene is best known for her breakthrough performance on the big screen in last year’s The Descendants and Shailene wears an ASOS denim shirt and ASOS mixed frame cat eye sunglasses on the cover
It's nice a photographer to send the message that women must be neither perfect, be wrinkle-free and without make up. For the June issue of Vogue Germany, the models of 'The Naked Truth' were shot by Peter Lindbergh, whom photographed eleven prominent women with no retouching. Among them: Nina Hoss, Katrin Thormann, Hanna Wähmer, Karina Krawczyk, Luca Gajdus, Jana Drews, Donata Wenders, Nadja Auermann, Julia Stegner, Toni Garrn, & Christiane Arp.
Ukrainian photographer Yelena Yemchuk’s photographs of top models for the spring/summer 2012 Issue of Tar Magazine no.7. It stars top models Jade Berreau, Frankie Rayder, Christina Kruse, Alyssa Miller, Helena Christensen, Tanga Moreau, Hannelore Knuts, Eniko Mihalik, Karen Elson, Aurelie Claudel, Trish Goff, Michele Hicks, Constance Jablonski, Ali Michael, Shannan Click, Olga Sherer and Anouk Lepere. Stylist Heathermary Jackson has turns them into Old Hollywood screen sirens in a homage to the retro pin-up era in a contemporary, futuristic-esque feeling/setting through the use of backdrop, lighting and wardrobe of swimsuits which are a mixture of Prada, Blumarine and Chanel.
Stunningly beautiful Anna Speckhart shines for April’s Trendi Magazine cover and accompanying story. Shot by Jason Lee Parry in beautiful forest surroundings wearing knitted dresses, rock and roll t-shirts, fur and turquoise jewellery in a bohemian inspired 60′s-esque feel styled together by Henna Koskinen. The video was Directed by Gandja Monteiro with Makeup & Hair by Karoliina Kangas.
The new ASOS Salon collection has officially launched on ASOS.com! Taking inspiration from vintage style, ASOS Salon features beautiful appliqué finishes, feminine floral shapes and a palette of sugary, ice-cream shades shot through with bold pops of neon color. ASOS Salon offers a covetable capsule collection of occasion-wear pieces with a ladylike aesthetic.
16 women’s apparel and shoe styles that retail from $78.28 - $260.93 (£45 - £150) are now available at ASOS.com:
London-based Greek designer and graduate of world-renowned Central St. Martin’s College – launches “Kore – Sophia Kokosalaki”, an ethically conscious debut collection with ASOS Inc., the designer support initiative from global online fashion store ASOS.
Exclusively available on ASOS.com, Kore, developed jointly with ASOS, is named after the ancient word for “maiden.” Expect youthful dresses and separates made from organic cottons and silks as well as artisan lace all intricately crafted by entire communities of women in Sri Lanka. Shades of mink, nude and black are shot with sunset orange, sunflower yellow and Aegean blue.
The new ASOS AFRICA collection has officially launched and these acid-bright sporty separates and traditional designs made in Kenya are proving to be star Spring/Summer 2012 additions. Choose from cute crop tops and knicker shorts, along with parkas and shirts, to add a whole lot of color, fun and sustainability to your wardrobe.
*ASOS AFRICA has pledged a portion from every purchase to benefit local communities in East Africa. This range isproduced in collaboration with SOKO Kenya, allowing underprivileged communities to establish sustainable, modern business through local craftsmanship.
Go wild in ASOS AFRICA’s zebra, giraffe and rhino prints, mixed with traditional Kenyan patterns! 21 women’s styles that retail from $43.49 - $130.46 (£25 - £75) are now available at ASOS.com:
Heidi Klum swaps high glamour for glam rock in a fashion film/music for The Hunger Magazine #2 and sings her way through dive bars and tattoo parlours. So turn up the volume for Heidi as she “Turn Up The Night”! photographed by Rankin and wearing labels such as Felder Felder, Thomas Wylde, Roberto Cavalli and mnay more to create rock chic looks, styled together by editor Maryam Malakpour. Set Design by Andy Henbest.
NOWNESS presents the latest short from pop
photography and filmmaking siblings Santiago and Mauricio Sierra, 'She’s
Electric', featuring Canadian model Alana Zimmer.
Looking back on growing up in the 80s, the brothers drew inspiration from
Japanese anime, Atari video games and Disneyland’s Space Mountain
attraction to create the retro imagery for their high-octane beauty and
The Hunger is a biannual magazine from photographer and publisher, Rankin. Launched in November 2011, The Hunger was born from Rankin’s desire to celebrate the innate drive that we all possess and that, with a bit of creativity, can be used as an impetus for cultural change. Issue number 2 features Monica Bellucci & Robert Sheehan.
A mythological spirit of nature imagined as a beautiful beautiful young woman, Eniko Mihalik a is “Nymphe” whom blossoms in this story for French Numero #133 May 2012. Photography by duo Warren du Preez & Nick Thornton who shoot Mihalik on the story whom goes from a cocooned butterfly to a posing with flowers, dressed in from muted to colourful looks. Styled by Franck Benhamou whom puts together the looks with labels such as Givenchy, Roberto Cavalli, Prada, McQueen & Jean Paul Gaultier.
Dress in garments made from today's couturiers displaying a spellbinding artistry that's at once romantic and cutting-edge. Stella Tennant wears craftsmanship of all the top couturiers Dior, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Elie Saab, Versace, Giambattista Valli, Armani, Givenchy & Valentino. Styled together by Tiina Laakonen, Set Designer by Peter Klein and shot by photographer Daniel Jackson for WSJ Magazine May 2012 cover and story “Dream Weavers”.
Grunge rock goddess Garbage's front-woman Shirley Manson, the red-haired beauty appears in story “Fire Back” and on cover for “The Marriage Equality” issue of Block Magazine, styled by The Block Magazine’s Editor in Chief, James Worthington DeMolet with labels such as Helmut Lang, Rick Owens, Alberta Ferretti and more to create the darkest and shiniest looks, shot by
Showing you the “Pool Rules” in lavish curls and sun-kissed make-up, sporting retro-inspired looks styled together by Clare Richardson with labels such as Miu Miu and Prada. Dan Martensen shoots Ashley Smith with a scenic background and setting for Telegraph magazine. Hair Styled by Michael Long and Makeup by Darlene Jacobs. Prop Styling by Rox Knouse
Jan Welters shoots a beautiful line-up of supermodels for Antidote magazine‘s ‘The Icons Issue‘ with art direction and styling by editor Yann Weber. "Magazine Antidote offers their take on iconic women with 8 new covers featuring models from different generations who have made a fashion impact."
The covers include Naomi Campbell in Versace, Eva Herzigova in Stephane Rolland, Saskia de Brauw in Louis Vuitton, Natasha Poly in Christian Dior, Aymeline Valade in Lanvin, Bianca Balti in Chanel, Lindsey Wixson in Givenchy and Malgosia Bela in Hervé Leger. Which cover is your favourite? I know it difficult to choose as their all so beautiful but ours is stuck between Malgosia Bela and Eva Herzigova.
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