As I was flicking through the September issue of Vogue (UK) last week, there was one ad that really stood out to me – this one. Aldo‘s upbeat Fall/Winter 2011 campaign. Though Terry Richardson‘s personal controversies tie a lot of negativity to his name, he truly takes a bomb photograph. From Andy Harman on set design to Sarah Richardson on styling, each little component of the shoot came with their gameface on. Of course, the fierce shoes and sheer hotness of Lily Donaldson and actor Matthew Gray Gubler don’t hurt a thing. View Post

Shine Malgosia Bela iD
It is time to dim the lights, throw on some snazzy music, and indulge in a little “Shine” time. OK, so the title of this spread from i-D’s Spring 2011 issue isn’t super effective, but the styling (by Sarah Richardson) is outstanding. Though I’m sure it wasn’t hard for Karim Sadli to capture a great photo of the lovely Malgosia Bela, this shoot is unexpectedly iconic. This is how it’s done. View Post