Saturday, June 16, 2012

Quentin Jones: Naked with Paint


Quentin Jones: Naked with Paint on Nowness.com.

The Coquettish Artist Becomes the Canvas in Her Latest Animated Short

Illustrator, animator and fashion filmmaker Quentin Jones paints a daring self-portrait in an inky new film for NOWNESS. The London-based model and Cambridge philosophy graduate, whose mélange of hand-drawn and digital animations have appeared in fashion films for Vogue, AnOther and The Hunger, ditched the usual scripts, storyboards and wardrobe to star in a freewheeling two-tone romp. A personal project developed during scarce downtime between projects for Chanel, Victoria Beckham and Kenzo, Jones toyed with the idea of painting directly onto her subject, in this case herself, side-stepping the interruptions of shooting stop-motion. Overlayed with cut-outs and illustrations, Jones’s films are a cheeky wink to Dadaism. “We developed this technique of dropping the ink onto bits of porcelain and blowing it around with a straw, then filming it move and superimposing that onto video,” reveals the autodidact. Regularly raiding art libraries for imagery, Jones can be faced with up to 25,000 jpegs to choose from, requiring an entirely different set of skills. “It's a really geeky stage, but editing could be the most creative part of the process, because you need to have a type of intuition.”

Friday, June 15, 2012

A Conversation With Cheryl Cole



Pop Tart Cheryl Cole sits with i-D online in a personal and in-dept conversation with the "Say My Name" beauty who gets caught off guard in this short clip.

 


Extra| Cheryl performing at this past weeks Capital FM's Summertime Ball

 


First Stop...Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc!



Well lets pack up our belongings kiddas and make a dash to the nearest pool, preferably one located at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc. British photographer Slim Aarons shot this beautiful pictorial capturing all that is wonderful during what I would imagine would be a summer fling with me, myself, and I, R&R at at its finest! The photo opt above was taken in the summer of 1976. Considered one of thee world's most iconic and luxurious hotels, this Mediterranean dreamland is located along the coastline of the southeast corner of France, where its doors were first opened to guests in 1870.


Thursday, June 14, 2012

Marc Jacobs Unveils Louis Vuitton's Autumn Winter 2012 Campaign



Marc Jacobs is chugging along with the presentation of their Winter 2012 Campaign.

We’ve barely had any sign of summer, but in fashionland it’s already full-on Autumn Winter 2012 campaign time! So forget bikinis and bellinis, we’re now focused on snuggly knits, wool coats and exactly which pair of ankle boots will be going on the shopping list. But there are some autumn/winter proposals that are more tempting than others, and it's Louis Vuitton who has us wishing the next few months away...

The Parisian fashion house's ad campaign picks up from where the breathtaking show left off: with a full size steam train - built from scratch for the show and stationed at the Louvre for Paris Fashion Week - and tons of the top models alighting with the help of porters hauling their luxurious LV luggage.

Artistic Director Marc Jacobs was keen to continue along this same track and built a replica carriage to fill with ten of his model commuters (and their four porters, naturally). To add to the already dreamy steam team, they were photographed by the legendary Stephen Meisel, styled by Karl Templer, had their hair perfected by Guido and were made-up by makeup maestro Pat McGrath.

'We wanted to maintain the comfortingly luxurious and old-fashioned journey that the collection represented,' Marc explains on this exclusive behind the scenes footage in the luxury brand's making of the campaign video. 'Opulence, the brocades, the beautiful cuts of the suits, and I guess, the distant romantic glamour of travel.'

So hop aboard, Marc wants to you take you on a journey - LV Express stylee… - graziadaily.co.uk

Simone Nobili by Matteo Zini



Scoring a Givenchy campaign and the last D&G campaign ever are sure to skyrocket any model to the forefront of everyone's radar. Just ask Simone Nobili, whose contract with Givenchy continues through to the Resort 2013 lookbook. In this shoot for the on-going series Who Is On Next series,.which features up and coming faces, Simone is captured by Matteo Zini in these studio shots with styling by Giacomo Simoni. Courtesy of - hommemodel.blogspot.com

























Two Featturing Saverio Cardio and Lucio Colapietro



Saverio Cardio and Lucio Colapietro capture and style Julian Henning and Mattia Regonaschi in this contemporary shoot for Maxime Magazine. Courtesy of - hommemodel.blogspot.com




 

 

 



 

 





 

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Itsnotyouitsme Album Spin - With Garbage



 From their fifth studio album 'Not Your Kind of People' alternative rock band Garbage have returned after a short hiatus from their previous hit album 'Bleed Like Me' in 2005 and present to us 'Not Your Kind Of People'. The album is full on Garbage most reminiscent with their 1998 album Version 2.0 in sound and lyrics. We present to you below our picks for standout tracks from alternatives greats Garbage and their latest release.


 Tune: Automatic Systematic Habit

 


 Tune: Big Bright World

 


 Tune: Not Your Kind Of People

 


 Tune: I Hate Love

 


 Tune: Man On A Wire

 


 Tune: Beloved Freak

 


 Tune: The One

 


 Tune: What Girls Are Made Of

 



Featured Submission| HERO 7 Shoot By Alex Sainsbury Ft. Bastian and Morris



Another great submission to ItsNotYouItsMe by HERO magazine, Shot by Alex Sainsbury and styled by John McCarty featuring models Bastian and Morris from Premier.


 








HEDI SLIMANE DIARY UPDATE / FIFTY-NINE



By Hedi Slimane. Courtesy of - coutequecoute.blogspot.com






In Flux By Brent Chua


Bite #4 Models Lennart Richter, Alex Michels, and Pedro Bertolini Ph / St Brent Chua Brent Chua captures and styles the cover story for Bite's anniversary fourth issue. Re:Quest's Lennart Richter dons the cover and is joined by fellow Re:Quest models Alex Michels and Pedro Bertolini for the shoot full of sharp suiting in a flurry of colors and styles. Courtesy of - hommemodel.blogspot.com









Body Double By Ali Mahdavi



Candy #4 Model Andrej Pejic Ph Ali Mahdavi St Suzanne von Aichinger Fan favorite Andrej Pejic scores a gorgeous shoot where he plays his own double agent. In this shoot for Candy, Andrej is captured by Ali Mahdavi in a series of sexy, nighttime shoots that references a sexy spy thriller. Courtesy of - hommemodel.blogspot.com


 












Film: The Perks of Being a Wallflower



 The official trailer for Emma Watson‘s and Logan Lerman's latest film, The Perks of Being a Wallflower has been released and it looks like it may be one of those classics in the making. The movie is based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky and is set to hit theaters on September 14!

 Synopsis:

Based on the novel written by Stephen Chbosky, this is about 15-year-old Charlie (Logan Lerman), an endearing and naive outsider, coping with first love (Emma Watson), the suicide of his best friend, and his own mental illness while struggling to find a group of people with whom he belongs. The introvert freshman who is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.






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