Posts Tagged ‘Vol 25.4’
Venus in Furs
Venus in Furs

Photography by BILLY KIDD Styling by LAIA GARCIA Model: Hye Jung Lee at Major New York Fashion Assistant: Shea Daspin Maison Martin Margiela coat with zip-off glove sleeves, Bevel necklace, Nicholas Kirkwood shoes Jil Sander dress, American Apparel socks, Nicholas Kirkwood oxfords Maison Martin Margiela leather tank dress, Doo.Ri long vest, American Apparel socks, Aperlai […]

Graydon Carter: A Double Life
Graydon Carter: A Double Life

If he hadn’t been raised in middle-class Ottawa, Graydon Carter’s rise to the apex of New York high society wouldn’t be out of place in the pages of a Horatio Alger novel. As writer and editor for such esteemed publications as Time, Life, and the both revered and irreverent Spy Magazine, his acerbic wit and […]

Alyona Minkovski: She’s Got It!
Alyona Minkovski: She's Got It!

“You don’t want someone who looks like your dad preaching to you all the time,” Alyona Minkovski says at a Washington bar. The Alyona Show on RT might not be the best-known primetime news and commentary program, but it’s one of the most refreshing, and not just because its 25 year old host is instantly […]

Fashion or Fake?
Fashion or Fake?

Depending on the viewer’s perspective, Luis Gispert’s “decepción” series chronicles either couture creations or black market counterfeits. After embarking on a project to photograph unique vehicle interiors, Gispert stumbled across a niche culture of car clubs and enthusiasts who upholster cars with luxury branded fabrics. Seeking out these rarities over several years, Gispert was able […]

Street Hassle
Street Hassle

Photography by MIKE KOBAL Styling by JULIE BROOKE WILLIAMS Models: Annabella, New York Models Makeup & Hair: Anneta Klemens Jen Kao knit top, Zimmerman trousers and belt, Resin jacket and vest worn on waist, Lover belt worn on neck, Upstate bandana worn on wrist, Flutter silver bangle, Stylist’s own bracelets, H&M earrings, Species by the […]

In Love with Aloysius
In Love with Aloysius

Photography by RUSS FLATT Styling by JESSICA GRUBISA Models: Thomas Oosterhof, Andrey Sukhomlinov APC pants, Gibson shirt, Barkers sweater, vintage jacket from Wunderkammer, AU Little Brother pants, Made bow tie, Gibson shirt, Weathered jacket Dr Denim pants, Gibson shirt, Ann Demeulemeester jacket, Beau Coops shoes, vintage rings from Wunderkammer, AU Gibson shirt, Opening Ceremony trenchcoat, […]

Annabel Luton
Annabel Luton

Photography: OLIVIA BEASLEY Stylist: Sabrina Henry Hair: Elliot Bssila at DWM Make-Up: Marco Antonio at DWM Model: Leila Jay at Select Shot at: Masonic Temple, Hyatt Andaz, London Annabel Luton is a Fashion and Print Design graduate from Central Saint Martins in London. Her final collection’s silhouettes, mysterious birds, and scenic prints are inspired by […]

One Last Goodbye
One Last Goodbye

Photography by SOHRAB VAHDAT Styling by DAN BLAKE Makeup by Yin Lee Hair by Darren Hau Model: Michelle Westgeest at Viva Paul by Paul Smith beige long sleeve shirt, Topshop black blazer and tie dye trousers, Eleanor Ambroso fringed cuff worn as lapel Paul Smith Black Label shirt with black spots, Acne mustard open back […]

Last Word – September 2011
Last Word - September 2011

Louis Mairone designs his “Dominic Louis” collection of unisex fashion with a menswear influence and darkly romantic perspective. Offering an avant-garde sensibility with exotic fabrications and a raw, tribal feel, Mairone’s vision is anything but mainstream. SOMA asked, “What does Fashion mean to you?” Available at Oak and wondermode.com, visit dominiclouis.com. – Michael Cohen

Maison Moschino
Maison Moschino

“What happens when you step inside a dream? Or rather, what happens when you dream inside a dream?” This is the question that the Maison Moschino hotel in Milan poses to you. Don’t let the outer façade of this former railway station fool you; the inside is adorned like a fantasy, Moschino style. With 65 […]

Of Monkeys and Madmen
Of Monkeys and Madmen

Photography by Jena Cumbo Despite its contemporary feel and “It Bar” status, the Monkey Bar has actually existed, in various incarnations, for decades. In the thirties, as the Second World War loomed large, a new boîte opened in the lobby of the luxurious Elysée Hotel on East 54th St in midtown Manhattan and immediately became […]

High Places
High Places

Photography by Colin Patrick Smith High Places is the duo of Mary Pearson, a classically trained bassoon player, and Rob Barber, a guitarist, visual artist and producer. Pearson and Barber were introduced by a mutual friend when Pearson came to New York City to audition for her graduate program. After a lengthy conversation about musical […]

Delicate Cutters
Delicate Cutters

Photography by Brandon Brown When Delicate Cutters front woman Janet Simpson sings, her warm, inviting tone pulls you into her troubled and emotional world. The music may be mellow, marked by lilting melodies with pop, folk and Celtic influences, but lyrically, Simpson investigates the darker regions of the human heart. She visits the disturbing places […]

Jordan Bridges
Jordan Bridges

Photography by Kat Borchart They call them dynasties: Barrymore, Carradine, Redgrave, Bridges. Some begin their film careers as toddlers on the silver screen, some grace theater stages from adolescence through seniority, and some, like Jordan Bridges – son of Beau, grandson of Lloyd, and nephew of Jeff – do a little bit of both, taking […]

Aimee Garcia
Aimee Garcia

Photography by Kat Borchart Aimee Garcia is a rare talent, even by Hollywood standards. Like a handful of starlets who wind up in a lecture hall somewhere along their career – see Natalie Portman, her competition for the lead in Baz Luhrmann’s celebrated Romeo + Juliet – the 32-year -old actress, former Morgan Stanley employee, […]

Sruli Recht
Sruli Recht

Draped, raw and digital – these are the three words describing designer Sruli Recht’s first venture into fashion as we know it, with his debut menswear collection presented in Paris last January. A multi-faceted designer, Recht set up his design studio to work on cross-disciplinary projects. In 2008, he began producing a series of monthly […]

Flasks from the Past
Flasks from the Past

On my last trip to New York City, I discovered a hidden treasure at the back of a Greenwich Village boutique. Drawn to the accessories portion of the shop, I carefully picked up a small bottle of what appeared to be a remedy from an old apothecary. I inhaled and sensed nostalgia for another age, […]

Ying Gao
Ying Gao

Geography, urbanism, distances and the shape of cities – unusual elements to be found in fashion, they form the basis for the work of Chinese-born, Montreal-based designer Ying Gao. But Ying Gao is not just a designer – she is a researcher, an interactive developer of ideas, and, more formally, a professor at the Ecole […]

Street Pulse: SF Marina
Street Pulse: SF Marina

1. Describe your style in two words? 2. Which San Francisco neighborhood do you find the most stylish? 3. Who is your favorite style icon? 4. Tom Ford vs. Marc Jacobs? 5. What is your biggest fashion regret? Photography by Aric Yeakey Summer, 28 1. Dynamic and Practical 2. Upper Haight 3. Kate Moss 4. […]

Street Pulse: SF Mission
Street Pulse: SF Mission

1. Describe your style in two words? 2. Which San Francisco neighborhood do you find the most stylish? 3. Who is your favorite style icon? 4. Tom Ford vs. Marc Jacobs? 5. What is your biggest fashion regret? Photography by Aric Yeakey Isabel, 20 1. Eccentric and Intricate 2. Cole Valley and the Sunset 3. […]

Street Pulse: New York City
Street Pulse: New York City

1. What is your favorite thing that you are wearing? 2. What is your favorite place to shop in NYC? 3. If you could go to any of the events or fashion shows at NYC fashion week, what would you like to go to? 4. What, in your opinion, is the best article of clothing […]

Victoria Spruce
Victoria Spruce

Many things have been said about women and shoes, and one recurring theory is that they cannot live without each other. Designers of past and present fame have always been fascinated with footwear, and the virtually infinite variations on any given shoe certainly fuel the fire. The shoe world’s new kid on the block is […]

Masonic Temple
Masonic Temple

Encased in £4 million worth of spectacularly crafted marble and mahogany, the Masonic Temple inside London’s Hyatt Andaz Hotel is one of the grandest in the world. Built in 1912 by architect Charles Barry, Jr., in what was then the Great Eastern Hotel, the temple possesses an air of the ‘unexpected,’ telling many stories from […]

Karen Collins
Karen Collins

Pucci, Gucci, Ungaro and Numero. Italian Vogue, Japanese Vogue, Pop, and many high-end retailers and brands, Not a bad calling cards for a photographer who ignored the traditional paths to success, those being, going to photography school, getting a job as someone’s assistant, and being a man. Karen Collins took a different route, and buoyed […]


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