Bat For Lashes, aka Natasha Khan, is an English songstress who has been a favorite among the fashion crowd since her first album, Fur And Gold, came out in 2006. Her music is beautifully melodious but moody, and honest, it lends itself perfectly to the contemporary fashion scene. Her style is her own, she mixes tank tops, vintage dresses, feathers, and glitter to create looks that would not be out of place in an LA dance club, but also make you think of fairies and magic. I love her because she says what she feels, and she seems to enjoy being herself in the spotlight. RYGGRAD girl, all the way.
Crazy fierce editorial from V Magazine Spain April 2010 issue. Model Masha Novoselova, photographed by Txema Yeste. Masha is fantastic. The energy that a story titled “Go Wild!” really needs to live up to its name is definitely there, Masha has this scary intensity in her eyes and her poses show no inhibition. She can’t be tamed.
Hedi Slimane’s photography has really captured the attention of the fashion world. His work is truly iconic. This pictorial, titled “Tough Love”, is featured in the August 2011 issue of Vogue Japan, it stars Sasha Pivovarova. Hedi had also photographed Sasha for Paris Vogue back in 2008, that editorial is still one of my all-time favorites. This one is styled by Mika Mizutani, incorporating pieces from Balenciaga, Yves Saint Laurent, Rick Owens, and Haider Ackermann.