Yana by Igor Oussenko: from metal to demure

Possessing a distinct grace and the right kind of attitude, Yana Shmaylova was the perfect girl to have played dress-ups for Igor Oussenko, embracing the classic uniform of heavy metal down to the very core of the heavy tattoos. Envisioned by Gosha Kartsev, the styling of the photo shoot juxtaposed a series of signature metal elements with a hint of the classic and far more sophisticated apparel. The unusual, contrasting concepts collided while giving place to a series of ravishing looks fit for a fearless superstar.

Yana by Igor Oussenko

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Yana by Igor Oussenko for Fashionising.com
Yana by Igor Oussenko for Fashionising.com
Yana by Igor Oussenko for Fashionising.com
Yana by Igor Oussenko for Fashionising.com
Yana by Igor Oussenko for Fashionising.com
Yana by Igor Oussenko for Fashionising.com
Yana by Igor Oussenko for Fashionising.com
Yana by Igor Oussenko for Fashionising.com
Yana by Igor Oussenko for Fashionising.com

If the upper body is screaming metal loud and clear, making use of black baggy t-shirts emblazoned with a selection of specific prints, the other half seems ready to grace the most fabulous party. Elegant, feminine and sculptural, the elongated silhouettes are responsible for breaking the metal spell, alongside the refined choice of jewelry and the soft, loose curls created by Anastasia Grozina.

Make-up artist Kate Kudrina put a strong emphasis on the lips and nails in order to achieve that polished translation of the grunge look, complementing the antagonistic portrait with two remarkable features. To witness Igor Oussenko’s (www.oussenko.com) entire photo shoot for Fashionising.com click on the thumbnails above and proceed through the gallery.

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Shaped by all things beautiful and feminine, Nicoleta Parascan’s first steps towards entering the captivating world of fashion were taken somewhere around the young age of six, when she received her very own first fashion magazine. Discovering an entirely new universe, filled with pretty ladies and beautiful clothes, there was not much able to ever beat or compete with the fantasy land that was suddenly opening up. Surrounded by books, constantly thinking about the next best outfit, in search of a signature style and defined by a nostalgic calling towards the past, Nicoleta believes in taking chances, in destiny and in building her own path in life. When she’s not writing, you can easily find her playing with her cat, reading an old book, watching movies, exploring the city or blogging her own daily adventures.