In the opening pages of i-D Magazine 314 Pre-Fall 2011 editor Holly Shackleton establishes the guiding theme for the “Pick Me Up” issue by writing that “[they] advise you how to get ahead in matters of the heart.”
THE EXPERT: Makeup artist Sylwia Rakowska
THE CREDENTIALS: Rakowska’s work has appeared in magazines from Marie Claire and Japanese Vogue to Neue Mode and Spanish Elle. Celebrity clients include John Leguizamo, Winona Ryder, Olivia Wilde, and Alek Wek.
THE HOW-TO: “To achieve that stained-lips look,” Rakowska says, “apply lip stain on dry lips, never over lip gloss.
Monday. On a certain microblogging service the first day of the work week also carries the prefix “hashtag male model” to make “#malemodelmonday.” The trouble with this sort of hashtaggery is that it fetishizes the role male models play in the industry. Why should the male of the species be afforded only one seventh or roughly 14% of the week and the first and generally most dreaded of its days?
A Simple Plan
Alana Zimmer (Ford) gives of-the-moment minimalism a ’70s spin. Wide-leg jeans provide the groovy factor, but the easy white blouse, makeup-free face, and pulled-back chignon ooze timeless Parisian cool. For even more perennial chic, Zimmer’s sole accessory—her quilted Chanel handbag—is about as classic as it gets. Less is more.
Last time I checked, breaking a Vogue Hommes Japan cover before 1000 EDT on a Sunday wasn’t in the media training handbook or at least any edition followed on Madison Avenue. Then again, when it is Nicola Formichetti breaking a story all bets are as good as off.
The barrier to Ford Models Blog entry on a Friday afternoon in late August isn’t all that daunting so long as the subjects in question include Ford’s Valerija Kelava, photographer Richard Burbridge, T Magazine, and cats. If yes to all four, then hit the publish button!
Images from this story are very probably already animated GIFs. If not, then the relentless #ChicoBotz will make it so. Before we can address this likelihood, a proper introduction is in order. Ford Men’s Francisco Lachowski features in U Magazine August 2011 in an editorial by photographer Shirley Yu.
Greetings from Manhattan, where we’re still paging through Numéro 125! Never mind the so-called Fétiche issue, however because Numéro 126 septembre 2011 promises something five times more heroic with their “Héroïnes” issue featuring Ford’s Karmen Pedaru on its cover photographed by Karl Lagerfeld.