Fashion careers & casting calls.

Ginta Lapina is your new Twiggy

The obsession with a 1960s fashion revival refuses to wane. While there are fewer collections that can be described as wholly recreationist hitting the catwalks, there remains a definite trend amongst hair and beauty looks to capture all that was so right about ’60s beauty. And it’s the beauty of Ginta Lapina, heavily infused with a 60′s vibe, that Harper’s Bazaar Spain’s February 2013 cover…

No detail but draping

Model Nele is only wearing two simple dressses, hair brushed up, barely there make up and no shoes at all; and yet this photoshoot by Luca Meneghel can capture your attention right away. The black and white finish of the photos has a rawness, and add to that the fierce yet calm expression on Nele’s face and you’ve got a simple yet powerful photoshoot.
Nele Roosimagi by Luca Meneghel
Nele Roosimagi by Luca Meneghel
Nele Roosimagi by Luca Meneghel
Nele Roosimagi by Luca Meneghel
Nele Roosimagi by Luca Meneghel
Nele Roosimagi by Luca Meneghel

Balancing toughness, the model way

What is the first thing one would think when a woman with rock n roll attitude walks by wearing leather from head to toe? Most likely that’s she’s tough. It takes a lot of attitude for a girl to wear leather and not look like a cliché biker chick. So, if you’ve ever wondered how you can wear all this leather but not look too…

Photosynthesis by Timmothy Lee

Nature has long been a source of inspiration. Its wide array of flora and fauna gives us a lot of artistic options. Timmothy Lee looks to a widely known process to become his source of inspiration for a photo shoot: photosynthesis (which he uses as the title as well). Naturally beautiful, the shoot reflects beauty in a true form: no fuss, no frills.
Photosynthesis by Timmothy Lee
Photosynthesis by Timmothy Lee
Photosynthesis by Timmothy Lee
Photosynthesis by Timmothy Lee
Photosynthesis by Timmothy Lee

Object of Desire: weekend watch

Fur coats, sexy lingerie, expensive jewelry and titillating stares from Alyssa Miller: these are really all the reasons you may need to make you watch this short video directed by Koray Birand for Harper’s Bazaar Turkey. The setting of this steamy video is in a garden and the slow music in the background really adds to the anticipation of each scene. At first, the only…

“So Fern, So Nah” by Alexi Lubomirski: weekend watch

Vogue Germany goes east with this very oriental inspired video that accompanies its stunning winter editorial for the December 2012 issue. Directed by Alexi Lubomirski, this video is called “So Fern, So Nah” which in German which actually means “So far away, so close”. The video starts with Toni Garrn in praying position in the middle of a snowy forest while David Chiang is in…

Kayla Collins by Alexi Papalexopoulos: weekend watch

It starts with the calming waves of water that fades into a scenery of birds flying and trees swaying, and ends with the beautiful and sensual Kayla Collins. She is lounging around in the pool area barenaked, her make up is perfect and her hair is curled into sexy beach waves. She swims, she looks out into the ocean and she looks right into you…

Metallic and striped in Milan

Adding a little metallic into what you’re wearing can do wonders. This is probably the reason why metallic colors like gold and bronze have been seen in a lot of runway shows this year. A little sparkle goes a long way and in the case of this ensemble, a sheath dress is made glamorous by the presence of metallic stripes. Overall, the ensemble is a…

Weekend beauty: Nina K by Milos

What’s fun about doing beauty photo shoots is that the make up artists, hairstylists and photographers get to play around and create something that is so beautiful, it makes you want to stare at the photo for a long time. This beauty shoot features Australia-based model, Nina K in different creative hairstyles by Linh Nguyen and make up by Maree Spagnol. Kudos to the photographer,…
Nina K by Milos
Nina K by Milos
Nina K by Milos
Nina K by Milos
Nina K by Milos

Casual color block

Color blocking does wonders for any ensemble but if you’re not that confident in color, you can always take a neutral colored piece to give some balance. This look spotted in the streets of London is a good example of that.

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