Every year or so I rework my scan of this piece. My original scan of it honestly isn’t very good quality (and, since the piece itself has been sold, I can’t re-scan it), and I’m constantly learning new techniques I can use to fix it up. This year, I apparently also felt like drawing HAIR.
FRESH APPROACH TO FASHION: EMBRACING A WORLD OF BEAUTY - models: Ajak Deng, Grace Mahary, Jourdana Phillips, Lameka Fox & Nykhor-Nyakueinyang Paul - photography: Silja Magg - fashion direction / styling: Katie Trotter - hair: Seiji - makeup: Toni Malt - text: Louis Nichol - location: The Hamptons, New York - Harper’s Bazaar Arabia April 2017
TOGETHER WITH GUCCI WE’RE CELEBRATING THE BEAUTY OF DIVERSITY AND A KALEIDOSCOPE OF COLOUR FOR SPRING / SUMMER 2017
“The fashion industry has the ability to make the less visible, visible.” ~ Jourdana Phillips
“The inspiration for the story is the sentiment of Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele, “If we are going to push the conversation forward then we have to look beyond simply talking about models on the runway, and focus instead on individuality and faces that show humanity.”
AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD - model: Rianne van Rompaey - Geisha models: Chiharu Okunugi & Maaya Yoshiyama - photography: Tim Walker - creative director: Kate Phelan - hair: Shon - makeup: Sam Bryant - Vogue UK December 2016
featured designers: Balenciaga - Prada - Red Valentino - Louis Vuitton - Junya Watanabe - Loewe
location: Yamaguchi House, Nagano & Kujukuri, Chiba Prefecture - Japan