Fashion that dares to live on The Edge

Teetering dangerously close to the edge is daunting. What happens when you fall? You may plunge hard and it may hurt, but on the other hand you may just be forced to fly.

Playing close to the edge when it comes to fashion is not unlike anything else in life. Bold fashion choices can be dangerous. But take the risk and it might also pay off. Richard Machado’s shoot The Edge reminds us of that fact with its bold directive that plays with the geometry of fashion – and isn’t afraid to live on the edge.

atong arjok fashion shoot

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The Edge by Richard Machado for FASHIONTREND 28
The Edge by Richard Machado for FASHIONTREND 28
The Edge by Richard Machado for FASHIONTREND 28
The Edge by Richard Machado for FASHIONTREND 28
The Edge by Richard Machado for FASHIONTREND 28
The Edge by Richard Machado for FASHIONTREND 28
The Edge by Richard Machado for FASHIONTREND 28
The Edge by Richard Machado for FASHIONTREND 28

Machado’s shots engineer a sense of the future with their digital distortion. Model Atong Arjok could be a life-sized hologram in the New York-based photographer’s story, which features pieces from the likes of Herve Leger, Bill Blass, Louis Vuitton and Missoni, boldly styled by Aline Pimentel.

Photographed for issue 28 of FASHIONTREND Magazine (fashiontrend.com.au), which is on shelf now, you can view more of the shoot by clicking on the gallery.

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Some people's wardrobes are about a small selection of pieces that all fit within one aesthetic - Tania Braukamper isn't such a person. With a wardrobe that spans three different rooms, her approach to fashion is a mixture of current-season key pieces mixed with vintage finds she's sourced on innumerous shopping trips around the world's more cultured capitals. Despite a disparate approach to shopping, Tania is adamant that the key to mixing vintage with new season is to stick to key looks and colours that work for oneself. And it's a theory that she works into her writing for Fashionising.com, where she serves as the publication's Editor.