Nicole Clulee and Chris Landon. Photos: Katherine Lowe Besides blogging, I have done about a billion jobs in the fashion industry over the years, from working in retail to dressing at fashion shows, assisting PR agents to selling fabric to designers, booking models to styling menswear shoots. But there’s one job I’ve coveted above all others – casting. So when film director Tim Van Dammen contacted me last week to say he had an exciting new project on the go that he wanted models for and needed some help choosing them, I jumped at the opportunity. We held the firstClick to Continue!
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Forget that last post, I am eating my words. Hallensteins has officially entered a new era. I don’t know if it’s the appointment of Wade Hawkins as Senior Product Manager that’s shaking things up, but getting Derek Henderson on board to shoot the TV commercials was a very good call. Alongside his work as one of Australasia’s top fashion photographers, Henderson directs all the Glassons ads. In my opinion, they’ve been the best we’ve had for a very long time. Until, perhaps, now. Check the Hallensteins commercial above. Holy mackerel that is a good looking ad. Featuring Tyson Mullane alongsideClick to Continue!
Cybele is in Tokyo right now (like right now as we speak) launching the above film – made for her new S/S 09/10 collection Serpentine – at American Rag Cie’s Aoyama Tokyo store. Inspired by a clip of Loie Fuller’s Danse Serpentine, found on YouTube, the film features Derya Parlak writhing in a smoke filled box. Says Cybele, “I love how the shapes and fabrics of the collection move and flow – like they do on the body when worn, it’s always exciting to see the clothes in motion. Mediums outside of fashion (art, sculpture, design) are always a constantClick to Continue!
Image /Marissa Findlay The official magazine of NZ Fashion Week (The Guide) has just come out, featuring a Michael Whittaker/Derya Parlak editorial shot by Marissa Findlay, styled by Chris Lorimer with makeup by Margo Regan. I’d heard there were a few sexy boy/girl photos in the mix but sadly none of them made it into the printed version. Big mistake! After begging and pleading with Marissa Findlay for the best part of three days, she finally sent me this shot. We already knew Michael could work this angle, but hats off to Derya for holding her own. Keep those kissingClick to Continue!