Smokey eyes, coral lips, cigarette, scooter. Russian beauty Kate Bogucharskaia can look a femme fatale even with a helmet covering her head and a bundle of winter jackets swathing her torso. These shots were taken some time during Paris fashion week.
Have I mentioned that I love taking photographs of boys smoking? Probably… possibly even repeatedly. Come to think of it there’s Luuk smoking, Benjamin smoking, Jimmy Q smoking, Greg smoking and many others. Sadly I have no idea who this casually handsome male is, so we’ll have to file it under “boy crossing a road in Paris, smoking” or some such anonymous title.
Flash forward to summer, infinite blue skies, palm trees and tropical temperatures; imagine building your own oasis down by the pool, taking in the lure of the islands, as you have clearly vanished somewhere on European grounds. It all comes together looking like a midsummer dream, a fantasy beautified with minimal jewelry, red lips and sporty-chic swimwear, where Bego Martin plays the irresistible muse, allowing…
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A woman in lingerie is a vision in her own right, sexy at times, particularly sweet at others, never ceasing to walk the provocative line. All it takes to build up the fantasy is a smoking body, a cheeky attitude and the power to increase tension. Pretty much everything that blonde beauty Dana Deliever brings to the table in the haute editorial photographed by Kurt Van…
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What’s the difference between rolling out of bed in your pyjamas, and getting dressed into an outfit that deliberately looks like you’ve rolled out of bed in your pyjamas? Paul Smith knows the answer, and it’s not as straightforward as you might think. To do it right you need to pay heed to subtleties, like using only the finest silks, mixing panels of prints, and…
Man-style shoes, slouchy pants, masculine tailored blazers and oversized shirts. Menswear as womenswear isn't new, but it's just gotten a whole lot more effortless. Get ready to embrace sneakers, untucked layers and too-cool-to-care attitude, because here's how you can make slouchy layers and boyish tailoring sexy this spring.
Jimmy Q stands out a mile off with that classic slicked back hair and sharp suit contrasted by sprawling tattoos and skull jewellery. Coat slung casually over this shoulder, I took this shot after the Roberto Cavalli menswear show during Milan fashion week.
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It’s far more rare a thing for male models to distinguish themselves by their hair colour – especially artificially – but Benjamin Jarvis’ peroxide blonde stands out a mile. The blue-eyed English model was lighting up after the Rick Owens show at Paris fashion week when I took this shot.
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I can never quite resist a shot of a model smoking. Greg (who is with agency Tomorrow Is Another Day) was pausing just after the John Lawrence Sullivan show during Paris fashion week today when I took this shot in the late afternoon light.
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