W Korea have delivered two stunning covers for their November 2011 issue – both featuring (the now, monumental) model Lindsey Wixson. The lighting in Phil Poynter‘s shots are gorgeous, and pick up the details of the jacket in the first photo effortlessly. “The Addiction” and “W Beauty & Fashion Week” were both curated by fashion stylist Mary Alice Stephenson.
I am so, so impressed with the way W Magazine have been thinking outside of the box in regards to their content. In what is probably the most innovative use of a fashion spread I can recall from W, their November issue features nine ads scattered throughout the pages that are completely phony.
For example, in “Lavex-les bien” (above), Edward Enninful chose to style the iconic Linda Evangelista in a ‘classic’ shampoo ad. With each ‘ad’ lensed by Steven Meisel, the overwhelming cheese-factor of each photograph is pulled off beautifully and expertly.
The incredibly flawless Monika “Jac” Jagaciak covers the October 2011 edition of Korean W magazine looking gorgeous thanks to the cosmetic hands of Christian McCulloch, hair skills of Diego da Silva, lens of Steven Pan, and fashion styling of Tina Chai. Homegirl has won almost every essential ad campaign this season, including Dolce & Gabbana, Dior, Valentino, Chanel Beauty and Jill Stuart.
I am in awe of Carine Roitfeld. Though I’m over 30 years behind her in age, the woman embodies everything I want to do and become. After leaving her well-deserved position as Editor in Chief of French Vogue, she has been scouring the globe and sharing her creative vision everywhere that matters in the industry. Now, to coincide with a wonderful feature of her in W Magazine‘s October 2011 issue, she has revealed this photo shoot. Not only is the 57-year-old Wonderwoman the model, but she selected and styled the pieces, as well. Get her a DSLR and some make-up, someone; every shoot could be a one-woman production. (Though, hey, Paolo Roversi is an exceptional second choice for photographer!) View Post
I can’t be the only one who looked at the image before the text, right? I mean…I am positive that the Calvin Klein-wearing woman on W Magazine’s October 2011 cover is Mila Kunis. According to the accompanying text, this is simply a case of “Photoshop Strikes Again“, as the hands that grasp Timberlake (or “Lake”, as you’ll late seer) belong to Amanda Seyfried.
The duo’s editorial portion of the October issue features ‘President‘ Justin Timberlake with First Lady/“The Other Woman” Amanda Seyfried with full-on political prowess. The shoot was lensed by Michael Thompson and styled by Edward Enninful. View Post