Male supermodel David Gandy is effortlessly captured by photographer Dimitris Theocharis as the perfect effigy of brooding masculinity in this darkly dramatic shoot. A statuesque David is reminiscent of a Greek warrior, his stance projects such strength but we still see brief glimpses of vulnerability in this photo series, which itself is spectacular in its sobriety.
Theocharis has established a muted palette by sapping out all excess colours leaving room for piercing blue and black ensembles from the Dior Homme line, HUGO by Hugo Boss, Alexander McQueen and Maison Martin Margiela, creating steely tones that seem to reflect Gandy’s unflinching gaze, which is almost paralysing in its intensity.
Fashion model Meghan Collison channels her inner bad girl in the transformative fashion editorial, ‘I am attracted to you, you were so relaxed and you were so very in charge of yourself’, shot by Japanese photographer Yasunari Kikuma. Collison sheds her distinguishing long brown locks for a shorter, blonder, and edgier hairstyle that suits the cool theme of the photo shoot perfectly. With the help of influential stylist Anna Trevelyan’s innovative take on contemporary femininity, the beautiful model captures the essence of female empowerment in modernistic ensembles from McQ by Alexander McQueen and intricate knitwear designs with Swarovski elements from Craig Lawrence.
Photographer / Yasunari Kikuma
Styling / Anna Trevelyan @ CLM
Hair / Abe @ M-0
Make Up / Yuki @ M-0
Model / Meghan Collison
@ Next Model Management
Photo Assistants / Hiroaki Kishima & Dai Iisaka
Stylist Assistants / Shotaro Kobayashi & Shoko Egawa
Retouch / Digital Evolution NYC
Studio / Iino Media Studio
The artistic photography duo Pablo Estévez and Javier Belloso plays with visions of sexual anticipation in the high-end glamour editorial, ‘Anticipation’. Fashion model Masha Kirsanova adopts the role of two different characters, one as a sensual blonde and the other as a seductive black-haired vixen, to give the sexy theme a different twist. Styled by José Herrera, the role-playing beauty looks stunning in dresses by Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci and Christian Dior with oversized gold jewels by Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo and Chanel completing her looks. It is an alluring photo shoot that portrays the different emotions associated with sexual fantasies and expectations.
Model / Masha Kirsanova @ ELITE, BCN
Photographers / Pablo Estévez & Javier Belloso
Styling / José Herrera @ Talents
Make Up & Hair / Marina Alejandre @ Talents for M.A.C. & Art Lab AVEDA
Lighting Director / Mikel Bastida
Photography Assistants / Rafael de Labra & Javier Miguel
Styling Assistants / Natalia Ramos & Geraldine Méndez
Shot at Hotel Principe Pio, Madrid
American-born photographer Dimitris Theocharis adopts a patriotic spirit for the colourful menswear editorial entitled ‘10’, in which the male models Toby, O’Shea, Jake, Frankie, Claudio, Callum, Alex D, Eric, Jacob and Christian from Select Model Management pose in a wide selection of vests, shorts, and jogging pants from KTZ, Vivienne Westwood, American Apparel and Roberto Cavalli. In order to emphasize the American patriotism theme, fashion editor Charles Adesanya uses a predominately red, white, and blue colour palette. Props such as boxing gloves and a skateboard are also added to underline the casual and laid-back sportswear collection.
Photographer / Dimitris Theocharis
Photography Assistants / Samuel Hearn & Edu Torres
Fashion Editor / Charles Adesanya
Fashion Assistance / Lucy Dean
Hair & Grooming / Franco Vallelonga at Era Artist Management
using Shu Uemura Art of Hair and Melvita Organic Beauty Care
Hair & Grooming Assistants /
All Models / Select Model Management.
Special Thanks to Dounia
In the high-fashion editorial ‘Magniloquent’, the fashion-designer-turned- photographer Thanassis Krikis whisks us away to an intriguing world of aristocratic beauty. Using fashion model Laragh McCann, who portrays the perfect blend of innocence and sophistication in the stunning dresses, skirts, and tops by Roberto Cavalli, Yves Saint Laurent and Balenciaga, he creates a masquerade inspired photo shoot with romantic undertones. Fashion editor Nicholas Georgiou adds ornate masks and hats to the almost costume-like fashion collection, completing the glamorous looks, while hair stylist Christos Kallaniotis creates exaggerated hairdos that match the historical theme of the editorial perfectly.
Photographer / Thanassis Krikis
Fashion Editor / Nicholas Georgiou
Make Up / Stellar @ D-Tales
Hair / Christos Kallaniotis
@ Terrie Tanaka, for Pantene Pro V
Model / Laragh McCann @ Women NY
Photography Assistant / Nicos Koustenis
Fashion Assistants / Elena Psalti & Marcos Andriotis
The visually stunning editorial ‘Symbolize’ illustrates Danish photographer Morten Koldby’s fascination with animals, giving them almost human facial expressions. Five magnificent beasts are captured against a white background to represent the brand image of different designer perfumes. There is the snake for the fiery intensity of Versace’s Yellow Diamond perfume; the elegant swan for the radiating femininity of Swarovski’s Aura Eau De Parfum; and the proud lion for Bvlgari’s rich and noble Jasmin Noir. Then there is also the strong crocodile to symbolize the energetic scent of Lacoste’s L.12.12 Rouge and the beautiful horse to represent Hermès’ woody Hermessence Santal Massoïa perfume.
Photographer / Morten Koldby
Producer / Mette Husted
Art director Akmal Shaukat revamps the term “war paint” in the stylish, colour-intensified sportswear editorial, ‘Le Sport a Toute Allure’ (the sport has any pace), shot by Italian photographer Marco Falcetta. By adding bright hues of pink, blue, and yellow to the already vivid fashion colour-palette, Shaukat elevates the photo shoot from ordinary sports chic to high-fashion glamour. Styled by Manos Samartzis, the stunning fashion model Kat Cordts poses in a wide selection of casual jackets, t-shirts, and tights by Jean Paul Gaultier, Federica Moretti, Versace and D&G. This high-end, neon-luxe sports editorial is featured in issue #17 of Schön! Magazine.
Photographer / Marco Falcetta
Art Direction / Akmal Shaukat
Styling / Manos Samartzis
Photography Assistant / Pietro Frizzi
Styling Assistant / Josefine Englund
Make Up / David Jones
Hair / Roberto Nardozzi
Model / Kat Cordts @ Joy Model Management, Milano
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Diego Indraccolo perfectly encapsulates the revolutionary sportswear brand UVU, displaying the one of a kind sportswear in action across a variety of terrains, including the arctic, desert, tundra and jungle.
Directing the editorial was our editor-in-chief, Raoul Keil, whilst our very own fashion editor, Kay Korsh styled the vital clothing necessary for the extreme sporting world.
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The ravishing Frederick Valentin is effortlessly captured by the outstanding photographer, Greg Lotus, to offer the exemplary poolside editorial, ‘Waterfalls.’
Valentin bares all in trunks and shorts by Dsquared2, Tom Ford, Alexis Mabille and Moncler Gamme Bleu to offer a sultry monochrome editorial from fashion editor, Laurent Dombrowicz.
Danish photographer Rasmus Morgensen has embraced his dark side for the compelling fashion editorial ‘Happy Widow’. Using a predominately black colour scheme that contrasts with fashion model Magdalena’s pale skin tone, he creates an intriguing photo shoot with gothic undertones. Fashion editor Laurent Dombrowicz sticks to the dominating dark colour palette for the stylish and glamorous outfits by Paco Rabanne, Valentino, Jil Sander and Calvin Klein, while makeup artist Violette adds bold splashes of colours to the mix with Dior’s latest makeup products. The looks are complemented by oversized gold jewellery and accessorises from Yves Saint Laurent, Lanvin and Ela Stone.
Photographer / Rasmus Mogensen
Fashion Editor / Laurent Dombrowicz
Make Up / Violette @ labelagence
Hair / Patrice Delaroche @ labelagence
Model / Magdalena @ Marylin
Manucurist / Treacy Patnelli
Styling Assistants / Nicolas Dureau and Maryline Mathieu