Two months ago Ford’s Tao Okamoto wrote a heartfelt letter to the world in the wake of the devastation to Japan precipitated by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami of 11 March. At the time of writing the letter Tao was still searching for ideas on how to aid the recovery effort and this week finally has announced it.
Liebe…bless, Ford Men’s Sasha Knezevic and his fiancée Anja Rubik (Next), fashion’s de facto first couple, return to the Condé Nast summit courtesy of this Vogue Deutsch Juni 2011 cover by photographer Alexi Lubomirski.
It’s that time of year, yes it is, to take a furtive look or twelve at the forthcoming Made in Brazil Magazine 3 courtesy of a Models.com MDX exclusive preview.
Vogue Italia Luglio 2008 N°695 caused a tremendous outpouring of interest for having devoted its pages entirely to black models. The “all black” issue as it has come to be known went on to be an undeniable smashing commercial success. The jury, however is a little more split over the lasting impact brought about by special issues of this sort.
Ford’s Emily Senko and Hanne Gaby Odiele featured in the presentation of the Bottega Veneta resort 2012 collection by Tomas Maier Monday in New York.
Please visit Vogue.com to read a review and see the entire Bottega Veneta resort 2012 collection.
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.