Any time Dolce & Gabbana puts out a hardcover book let alone one photographed by Mariano Vivanco you had better stand at attention, straighten your hair, and promptly strip down to your skivvies. Yes, it’s that sort of book, a coffee table volume that presents idealized man in the altogether or at the very most a pair of Dolce briefs. Dolce & Gabbana Uomini, which means “men” in Italiano, celebrates twenty years of the luxury fashion house founded by Domenico e Stefano and also serves as a charitable vehicle for the EUPLOOS Project.
The interweb has been banging on about this story for months, but only just days before Christmas did the magazine actually reach newsstands in Manhattan. Issue in hand we’re ready as ever to discuss. We’re of course talking about Bullett Volume 1 featuring Ford Men’s Ethan James photographed by Nicholas Routzen.
Happy New Year, dear readers. Normally we’d wait until the agency officially opens Monday, but here’s a campaign that we can’t keep in the cupboard for another 24 hours. Let’s get straight into it, then. Having presented three looks including a closer in Milan late September for Gucci one certainly could have counted Ford’s Karmen Pedaru as an odds-on favorite to land the spring campaign.
Fashion and music are inseparable. They’ve been playing off each other well before David Bowie recorded the tune “Fashion” or Duran Duran sang “Girls on Film.” With this in mind we will occasionally feature interviews with people in fashion and music that embody the qualities that we so admire. – Ford Models Blog Editor
Damien Neva of the Ford Models Blog speaks with Aaron Turner, founding member of Isis and Hydra Head Records, in
Fashion and music are inseparable. They’ve been playing off each other well before David Bowie recorded the tune “Fashion” or Duran Duran sang “Girls on Film.” With this in mind we will occasionally feature interviews with people in fashion and music that embody the qualities that we so admire. – Ford Models Blog Editor Considering the Ford Models Blog conducted this interview in June the only compelling explanation to possibly offer for its late December appearance is that we’re in charitable mood.
Damien Neva of the Ford Models Blog speaks with Buzz Osborne of the Melvins in this interview special. To read
With the agency officially on ice for the holidays until 3 January this marks the first of who knows how many intermittent posts. Fret not, however as we’re not going to allow this page to collect too many tinseled dust bunnies. With our touch and go posting schedule established let’s turn attention to the feature of Ford Men’s Linus Gustin in GQ Italia Dicembre 2010 in an editorial photographed by Matthew Brookes.
With little time left on the seasonal clock for agency and industry alike the Ford Models Blog has had to choose wisely which stories to post or pitch. Thankfully the choice couldn’t be easier as Interview has brought the world this incredible Sølve Sundsbø story for their December / January 2011 issue. Titled “Double Vision” the editorial features Ford’s Anais Mali starring opposite Melodie Monrose.
Love Isaac Carew — Colette, not so much. Or really at all. That a quotation from Chéri by the early 20th Century French novelist born Sidonie Gabrielle Claudine leads this editorial called “L’Envol” or “flight” en français is regrettable as it only serves to distract from an otherwise fine story. Appearing in Twist №7 Decembre 2010 the pictorial photographed by Sam Tobad and styled by Lee Holden air guitars on the aerial from styling to movement.