As evident from my previous post, I have a passion for butterflies! More and more, fashion photographers and stylists are inspired by this pretty bug, and are incorporating it in their design. Here are some beautiful examples...…
Added by Marica on November 26, 2010 at 2:00pm —
Gehard Demetz is a 38- year-old mysterious sculptor. The only thing that we know about him is that he was born in Val Gardena, Italy, and that he lives in the mountains of Selva Gardena (BZ).
His marvelous wooden sculptures of children are eerily impressive. Their sad expressions are accentuated by the porcelain-like look of the wood, and the missing wooden… Continue
Added by Marica on November 26, 2010 at 12:39pm —
Jayesh Pankhania is a talented young photographer based in London, who created this original photo set on clowns. What's most interesting is how he naturally and beautifully incorporates femininity and artistry in these. Nothing seems too forced.…
Added by Marica on November 18, 2010 at 2:00am —
Mario Testino can do no wrong! Here he shoots beautiful actress Anne Hathaway and French actor Raphaël Personnaz (who appears in this month’s La Princesse de Montpensier) in a modern day fairy tale for the November issue of Vogue US. Styled by Tonne Goodman, Anne wears gorgeous outfits by Isaac Mizrahi, Oscar de la Renta and Carolina Herrera. The stunning dresses and… Continue
Added by Marica on November 17, 2010 at 10:00am —
Check out these exquisite outfits made entirely of food! In this series, titled "Hunger Pains," each model is wearing the meal that they were craving. 15 designers were involved and each garment took hours to cook, create, and assemble. Once complete, the models were photographed by Ted Sabarese.
The artichoke gown was designed by Daniel Feld and Wesley… Continue
Added by Marica on November 17, 2010 at 9:30am —
Fashion photographer Steven Meisel shoots beautiful model Karen Elson for Vogue Italia. Acrobats, clowns and contortionists surround the British model, while she looks stunning in outfits by Blumarine, D&G, Chanel and Louis Vuitton. Using a flurry of bright colors, Meisel captivates us with the strange and amazing culture of the circus.…
Added by Marica on November 14, 2010 at 11:00am —
Liza Corbett's fantasy world is incredibly dark, yet undeniably fashionable. It's like the Brookyln-based artist gives us front row seats to a Tim Burton-produced fashion show.
"I’m often inspired by stories of people leading fantastical lives," says Corbett. "Real or fictional, their stories can get you thinking beyond your daily existence. Like the artist who… Continue
Added by Marica on November 14, 2010 at 9:00am —
Moxy Creative created this poster collection that highlights some of the most familiar men’s eyewear over the last 100 years. The compilation features 28 of the most iconic glasses from male personalities in music, entertainment and politics.
Woody Allen 2)
Kanye West 3)
Buddy Holly 4)
Michael Caine… Continue
Added by Marica on November 13, 2010 at 2:00am —
"Eyes" is the latest series of amazing watercolors by artist Marion Bolognasi. The vibrant colors she uses make the paintings really jump out. I love the contrast between her subject's large, powerful eyes and the white background. Each piece contains such intense emotion...…
Added by Marica on November 12, 2010 at 11:30pm —
For Vogue Turkey's October 2010 issue, photographer Sophie Delaporte and Norwegian model Siri Tollerød came together for a beautiful and artistic fashion editorial called The Museum of Innocence
. Not only are the gowns incredibly gorgeous and romantic, the subtle stories in these photos were styled in a way that doesn't feel like either party was ever trying too… Continue
Added by Marica on November 11, 2010 at 2:00pm —
Françoise Nielly is a French artist whose technique is crude and sophisticated, spontaneous and complex. Born in Marseille, her passion for drawing is influenced by the color and light from the sunny south coast of France where she grew up.
Nielly doesn't rely on modern technology in her art, she simply needs oil and a palette knife. Paint is scraped onto the… Continue
Added by Marica on November 11, 2010 at 10:00am —
Originally published in Vogue Nippon back in March 2008, this editorial by Camilla Akrans still remains one of the most visually stunning she's ever done. Italian model Bianca Balti transforms into a modern-day geisha, seducing the camera in every which way possible. With her cherry red lips and her fierce stares, Balti oozes sexuality and, in an empowering way, doesn't… Continue
Added by Marica on November 10, 2010 at 1:00pm —
Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki created these temples made out Japanese cypress and wire back in 2001. Called Reflection Models
, they are sure to make you do a double take. Not only do they look like they're magically floating in mid-air, the top and bottom halves are reflections of each other. Definitely trippy and also very cool.…
Added by Marica on November 10, 2010 at 12:30pm —
After you've seen the imaginative work of John Kenn, I bet you'll never see post-it notes the same way again. As his full-time job, Kenn writes and directs television shows for children. When he finds the time, he draws these dark and surreal stories of monsters, trolls and children in precarious situations. (Can't you just imagine him drawing these in a dark study,… Continue
Added by Marica on November 7, 2010 at 1:00pm —
The written word is a powerful form of communication. In fact, it even has the capability to connect generations, revealing our shared history. Most would believe that more important than words, however, is body language or gestures. In Roman times, a simple thumbs up or thumbs down could even decide the fate of a gladiator.
If you've ever been to Italy or… Continue
Added by Marica on November 6, 2010 at 2:30pm —
Swedish fashion photographer Camilla Akrans shoots beautiful Anna Jagodzinska for Vogue Nippon. Surrounded by Baroque decor, the Polish model looks like an unconventional bride on her wedding day. I love her amazing outfits made of lace and that beautiful red robe on the balcony. Simply stunning!…
Added by Marica on November 4, 2010 at 3:30pm —
Perfect for any bedroom, these intimate lamps really live up to their names. Created by Ladislava Repková, a young designer from Bratislava, Intimate Lighting is a collection of three lamps that represent several definitions of the word intimacy.
According to her: "Each of the lamps is related to another meaning of the word intimacy. Lamp “Relationship”shows… Continue
Added by Marica on November 4, 2010 at 2:30pm —