Archive for September 25th, 2010

September 25, 2010

Emily DiDonato by Sølve Sundsbø


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Emily DiDonato by Sølve Sundsbø for Numéro #117

God this is hot.  Now this is more I like it!  Numéro always has such gorgeous creative editorials; this one is no different.  It’s seems lately that Emily DiDonato has been everywhere, and that’s not a bad thing.  Sølve Sundsbø certainly does his thing.  This is precisely what I was talking about in terms of avante-garde editorials that seem fantastical without leaving me with plastic robots for models.  Everything is sleek without going overboard, there’s an otherworldly element to it, and the lighting is spectacular.  Emily is pitch perfect sensually; I love how she caresses the water.  Not to mention, the metallic styling is amazing.  Especially those shoes.  The spikes! God.  I would not be surprised if Alexander McQueen had made those, but they’re probably Nicholas Kirkwood (the man makes gorgeous shoes).  This is edgy without expense to glamour and luxury.

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September 25, 2010

Autoerotic

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Karolin Wolter by Benny Horne for Russh #36

Russh is just killing it lately.  The shadows are so nice in this editorial.  Karolin showcases the swimsuits wonderfully.  I guess since the publication’s Australian, they’re prepping for summer down there.  Although I love Autumn, it’s making me long for warm weather as well.   I like how Karolin varies the poses and manages to find the light really well.  Moreover, she works with the shadows, making sure that the light bounces off the angles of her body.  Not to mention, I am a total sucker for bandage swimsuits and dresses (thanks Hervé Léger for encouraging that one).  They remind me of bondage straps, which is a big thing for Spring 2011 apparently.  Oh…I just checked; they are in fact by Hervé Léger.

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September 25, 2010

Austin

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Ashley Smith by Will Davidson for Russh #36

Va-va-vooooom.  A lot of people call her the poor man’s Lara but I find that unfair.  I like her.  While she does have a curvy body atypical to the industry, a gap in her teeth, and blond her, she doesn’t remind me of Lara at all.  Her demeanor is different and gives off an entirely different feel to her editorials.  When Lara does sensual editorials that focus on her admittedly spectacular body, she totally owns it. She’s in your face in the best possible way.  Ashley’s a lot quieter.  She’s equal in confidence, but there’s a naiveté about her.  Perhaps it’s because she’s younger.  And even though she’s styled as a bombshell, I love how the military boots ground the looks.  Not to mention, I absolutely adore her cover.  It’s really what caught my eye about this issue of Russh.

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September 25, 2010

Hollywood

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Devon Aoki by Will Davidson for Russh #36

I’ve been quite impressed with Russh lately (especially after that spectacular Alessandro Ambrosio editorial); Stevie Dance runs and styles the excellent Australian publication.  While I wasn’t terribly enamored with Devon’s entailing editorial, her cover is gorgeous.  JGL’s rumored lady looks stunning in Dolce & Gabbana on this black and white cover.  Although, I wish her editorial had a little bit more innovation and moreover, close-up shots.  Devon’s too gorgeous of a model to waste.  I hope she does more editorials; I was under the impression that she’s largely retired.

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