What did you do this weekend? Watch TV and talk about it on Twitter? Awesome. VMAN MODEL SEARCH finalists Clark Cord, Ceasar Martinez, Kacey Karrig, Brayden Pritchard, Matthew Terry, and Joe Graham, however breezed in and out of the City to shoot the cover of the forthcoming VMAN 23 with photographer Steven Klein and stylist Nicola Formichetti.
On Friday I turned attention Ming Xi‘s haute couture story by Nick Knight that features in V71 Summer 2011, but this morning I have another editorial in mind from the very same issue. Ford’s Tao Okamoto opens a Terry Tsiolis story titled “Girls on Top” on page 112 and thus bolsters the Asian quotient of the self-described “Asian Issue” with that three-headed figure on its cover.
When one thinks of haute couture, the physical garments themselves that are meticulously sewn by hand (petites main), the mind almost immediately conducts these thoughts on egg shells lest a hem snag or a stitch loose in the process. The thousands of hours that go into creating a single gown especially for one client are almost too staggering to even countenance.
Situated along the Mediterranean in France’s Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Nice boasts a history that dates back to antiquity when it was likely founded in the fourth century BCE by the Greeks from what is today Marseille. Today Nice is France’s fifth most populous city and serves as the sun-splashed backdrop for a Numéro 123 mai 2011 editorial featuring Ford’s Sigrid Agren photographed by Viviane Sassen.
There are more stories in Vogue Japan June 2011 than Crystal Renn‘s Nathaniel Goldberg spread. As a matter of fact Ford’s Julia Saner acquits herself well in an editorial by photographer Ben Weller and stylist Grace Koo.
When a model of the stature of Maryna Linchuk newly arrives at Ford I have tended to hold fire on the Ford Models Blog in order to allow the model time to properly bed into her new agency. Today, however I am foregoing this unspoken formality to highlight a certain Vogue Россия Май 2011 cover story featuring one of Paul Rowland‘s newest signees photographed by Patrick Demarchelier.
For a German magazine that takes its name from that place historically known for keeping caged wild animals for the express purpose of entertaining the planet’s dominant species, it is appreciated that the overall commitment to entertainment rather than iron bars has been maintained. Entertainment for Zoo Magazine #30 2011 comes in the form of an editorial featuring Ford’s Delfine Bafort photographed by Dancian.
Ford’s Sigrid Agren, Julia Saner, and Ford Men’s Brad Kroenig featured in the presentation of the Chanel resort 2012 collection by Karl Lagerfeld Monday afternoon at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden Roc in Antibes, France.
Please visit Vogue.com to read a review and see the entire Chanel resort 2012 collection.
There are certainly worse ways to make an editorial debut than in a 40+ page exlcusive by Hedi Slimane for Man about Town. However, that is just what Ford Men’s Brennen Steines has done with his feature in Man about Town Spring / Summer 2011, which is guest edited by the former Dior Homme creative director.