Keira Knightley by Paola Kudacki for Elle, September 2015

August 12th, 2015|Categories: Celebrity Editorials & Photo Shoots, Fashion Editorials, Fashion Photographers|Tags: , , , , |

Keira Knightley is an eternally striking model – that bone structure alone makes me want to be a better person. This shoot by Paola Kudacki for the September issue of US Elle is deliciously bombshell – every shot looking like a Cosmo cover from 1991. The issue is dedicated to being *gasp* 30, and as someone who’s 37, let me tell you, the 30s are a time for celebration! It’s a decade of confidence, boldness, and according to these shots: cheekbones.

Keira Knightley by Elena Rendina for Violet #3, 2015

April 7th, 2015|Categories: Celebrity Editorials & Photo Shoots|Tags: , , , |

I love every look Keira is rocking in this lovely little editorial for Violet by Elena Rendina. When in doubt, go to Keira for clean, classic fashion inspiration!

Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue, March 2015

February 7th, 2015|Categories: Celebrity Editorials & Photo Shoots, Fashion Photographers, Film|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Su and I have been obsessed with the Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue since its inception in 1995 (quick note: Oscar nominees and likely winners for best lead and supporting actress Julianne Moore and Patricia Arquette are two of the women featured on the first Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue cover). A line-up of the most beautiful, popular performers of the year is too good to resist, and we would eagerly await the tri-fold cover each year, fold it out (or in the past few years, refresh the page) and delight or dismay in the choices of cover-stars. There have been a few misses, especially over the past few years, but the majority of the issues are memorable and timeless. Inside each issue, portraits of celebrities are featured and photographed by popular photographers. I believe Annie Leibovitz has shot every cover, including this year’s. This year’s portfolio is shot by British portrait photographer Jason Bell and features only popular British actors (even though the cover definantly features three American actors). While I’m not personally familiar with a lot of the performers, and I’m not totally on board with some of the people featured, and of course I have an angrily scribbled list of people who were overlooked (“WHERE’S IDRIS?” Su exclaimed), the actual photos are gorgeous; it’s always so refreshing to see a talented photographer who isn’t especially well known receive a spotlight this big.

Recent Keira Knightley Editorials

February 2nd, 2015|Categories: Celebrity Editorials & Photo Shoots, Fashion Editorials, Fashion Photographers|Tags: , , , , , |

Keira Knightley is such an amazing model. She delivers giggling girlishness as easily as she does classic elegance. Her ability to transform from shot to shot is evident in both these gorgeous shoots – one for Elle France by Andreas Sjödin, and another for Elle UK by Mariano Vivanco.

Keira Knightley by Andreas Sjödin for Elle France, January 23rd 2015

Keira Knightley by Mariano Vivanco for Elle UK, March 2015

Reese Witherspoon, Keira Knightley, The Fanning Sisters and more by Tim Walker for W Magazine

January 8th, 2015|Categories: Celebrity Editorials & Photo Shoots, Fashion Photographers, Film|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

W Magazine’s annual Great Performances portfolio is by British photographer Tim Walker this year, who infuses the portraits with wit and whimsy as only he can.  The list of performers includes new faces like David Oyelowo and Carmen Ojogo as well as some past favorites, all of whom gave beautiful, nuanced performances this year that are earning them acclaim.