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Backstage at Kye Spring / Summer 2014

Sometimes the mood backstage is worlds away from the mood of the show. Like actors on a stage, models are given clear instructions on how to act, and at Kye’s spring 2014 presentation yesterday they were attitude laden to suit the youthful, streetwear vibe of the clothing. But before they took to the podium, the show’s models were at ease; smiling and posing for the…

With skin so soft and sweet

Kelly Gray makes for an entirely spellbinding subject matter in this portrait style photography shoot by Simon Ackerman. The raw and sexual nature of these photographs comes through in Gray’s direct stare, the luscious lips and uncovered skin. Hair (done by Vincenzo Cortimiglia) and make-up (done by Lindsay Cullen) are smooth and natural, done only to emphasise the glowing features of the model, and not…
East Side Story by Simon Ackerman
East Side Story by Simon Ackerman
East Side Story by Simon Ackerman
East Side Story by Simon Ackerman
East Side Story by Simon Ackerman
East Side Story by Simon Ackerman
East Side Story by Simon Ackerman

The girl’s got style: Rachel by Simon Ackerman

There’s a particular magic that’s formed at the place where two eras collide. Or in this case, three, if you count the here-and-now. Combining contemporary youthfulness with retro ’70s-inspired glamour is a shoot by rising photographer Simon Ackerman, working with a creative team who turned a straightforward portrait of model Rachel Validum into a picture of freshness and strong femininity. Hairstylist Jill Schnapp added her…
Rachel by Simon Ackerman
Rachel by Simon Ackerman
Rachel by Simon Ackerman
Rachel by Simon Ackerman
Rachel by Simon Ackerman
Rachel by Simon Ackerman
Rachel by Simon Ackerman
Rachel by Simon Ackerman

How to: beachy wet look curls

Though we’ve known and seen it for a few years, wet look hairstyles are still making a splash. As part of 2013′s hair trends, this look is given a new twist in different ways and one most notable take was recently spotted in the Mara Hoffman show at New York fashion week. This curled, wet look hairstyle with center part was created by Nick Irwin…

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