Macabre Editorial by Giampaolo Sgura for Interview Germany, October 2014

October 19th, 2014|Categories: Fashion Editorials, Fashion Models, Fashion Photographers

The German Interview magazine has this beautiful, spooky, dark editorial of Amanda Wellsh just in time for Halloween.  Looking like a pale witch, she dances through the pictures, sporting Alexander McQueen’s big gothy boots from last season and some of the best black pieces from Chanel, Saint Laurent and Thom Browne.

Unintentional Art in Celebrity Candids – Marilyn Monroe by WeeGee

October 18th, 2014|Categories: Celebrity Candids, Classic Celebrities

Weegee was an infamous photographer in the 50’s, now best known for his pictures of crime scenes and the unseen worlds of New York City, took this picture of Marilyn in 1955.

Makeup Artist and Photographer Francois Nars

October 18th, 2014|Categories: Erotica, Fashion Models, Fashion Photographers

Francois Nars is an icon in the fashion world.  He’s done the makeup for such photographers like Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Steven Meisel, Ellen von Unwerth and more – he helped establish the 80’s big brows and earth tones by doing covers of Brooke Shields and early Cindy Crawford.  His makeup line, NARS, has consistently ranked best-selling since it was established in 1994.  The picture above is from NARS’ Fall 2014 campaign of the ethereal and wondrous Tilda Swinton, taken by Francois Nars himself.  When I think of him, I always go to this great editorial from Jane Magazine in 1997 of some of the Supers in costume, photographed and made up by Nars.  The Shalom Harlow pictures still make me swoon.

Amber Valetta , Carolyn Murphy , Stella Tennant , Linda Evangelista and Shalom Harlow by Francois Nars for  Jane Magazine, September 1997 

 

 

Diane Kruger by Nino Muñoz for Harper’s Bazaar Australia, Nov 2014

October 18th, 2014|Categories: Celebrity Editorials & Photo Shoots, Fashion Photographers

Diane Kruger is one in a long list of underrated actresses.  Along side other fellow extremely talented smart peers like Naomi Watts, Chloe Sevigny and Juno Temple, she’s consistantly given deep, nuanced performances in roles that spread across genres, budgets, mediums and in her case, languages.  Her classically beautiful face stays in the memory, like a phantom from Old Hollywood.  These beautiful pictures show how she is able to go from WW2-era movie star to modern indie queen with just a little makeup and wardrobe change.

Barbara Palvin by Guy Aroch for Malibu, November 2014

October 18th, 2014|Categories: Fashion Editorials, Fashion Models, Fashion Photographers

Love the retro vibe in this shoot for Malibu magazine. Barbara’s doe eyes and effortless sensuality blends so beautifully with Aroch’s muted, softly focused lens.