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Hair how to: the diagonal messy braid

The braid is the chameleon of the hairstyle family, and with each fashion week that passes we see it reinvented creatively time and again. At Bless’d Are The Meek’s Australian fashion week (MBFWA) show our attention was drawn to this particularly covetable interpretation of a messy braid. Backstage, Pureology’s Todd Arndt explained the look as “a wet look fused with cascading hair; the Bless’d Are…

How to: half bun hair at An Ode to No One

Backstage at An Ode to No One’s Australian fashion week (MBFWA) show, Redken Hair Director Jon Pulitano was busily coating the hair of blonde beauty Ollie Henderson with hairspray. While he worked away at the evening’s hair look, we quizzed him on what insprired it and how it was created. Meanwhile, photographer James Broadhurst was flitting about backstage capturing the flurry of activity with his…

Makeup, masks and Magdalena Velevska: backstage

Wet look hair and acid yellow lips were already a power combination at Magdalena Velevska’s Australian fashion week (MBFWA) show this week. But it was the addition of intricate masks to some models that made them the stars of James Broadhurst‘s photos as he headed backstage to capture the action for Fashionising.com.

Marvel-ous superheros: backstage at Romance was Born

When a collection is as dramatic, eye-popping, and quirky as Romance was Born’s spring / summer 2012, you know it’s going to be the perfect opportunity for capturing the backstage action in vibrant colour. James Broadhurst headed behind the scenes at the label’s comic book inspired Australian fashion week (MBFWA) show yesterday to document, with visual brilliance, the orange-haired lifesized comic characters.

Lola on film: weekend watch

A video always adds something to a shoot: movements, flickers of emotion that the still frames might not catch – or that the photographer might choose to leave out. In the film accompanyment to James Broadhurst’s shoot of Lola Van Vorst, Lola pouts, poses and smokes her way through a few minutes of captivating footage as filmed by Erin Collette.
Lady Van Vorst by James Broadhurst
Lady Van Vorst by James Broadhurst
Lady Van Vorst by James Broadhurst
Lady Van Vorst by James Broadhurst
Lady Van Vorst by James Broadhurst
Lady Van Vorst by James Broadhurst
Lady Van Vorst by James Broadhurst

Between Monroe & Page: Lola Van Vorst

Lola Van Vorst‘s look enthrals photographers like a siren’s song enthrals a sailor. Her features imply a strength that’s somehow laced with vulnerability; a femininity hardened by tough independence. That look is what lured James Broadhurst into the deep. “In my mind I was striving for a balance between Marylin Monroe and Bettie Page,” says James of his shoot with the model. To that end,…
Lady Van Vorst by James Broadhurst
Lady Van Vorst by James Broadhurst
Lady Van Vorst by James Broadhurst
Lady Van Vorst by James Broadhurst
Lady Van Vorst by James Broadhurst
Lady Van Vorst by James Broadhurst
Lady Van Vorst by James Broadhurst

American Lazarus

“I really wanted James to look intense and troubled,” says photographer James Broadhurst of his model, James Cater. With its rattling bones of percussion, bursts of organ and lyrics like twisted Sunday school sermons, what could be better for setting the mood than Nick Cave’s Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!? If music is a tool that can set a mood, then Broadhurst uses it well. The styling…
James by James Broadhurst
James by James Broadhurst
James by James Broadhurst
James by James Broadhurst
James by James Broadhurst

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