Strike a Pose – Yana Bovenistier has such a presence in Hicham Riad’s photographs for Elle Belgium this month, it’s easy to see why she made the cover. This is the second time she’s been Elle Belgium’s cover girl in as many months. This time around, stylist Carolien Swinnen dressed Yana in head-turning seasonal apparel from big name designers including Dries van Noten, Damir Doma, and Prada. Her look is completed with a casually tousled do and elegant makeup that makes the most of her exotic features, both courtesy of Sofie van Bouwel.
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Fresh-faced model Yana Bovenistier appears on the cover of the September edition of Elle Belgium. The raven-haired beauty is joined in the pages of the Belgian fashion bible by Chavelli Inghels. Hicham Riad captured the gorgeous twosome enjoying a girls’ day out in bright ensembles selected by stylist Carolien Swinnen. Sofia van Bouwel took charge of hair and makeup for this playful fall fashion feature.
Art Power – For the June issue of Elle Belgium, photographer Hicham Riad enlists the talent of graffiti artist Kid Acne to create a cast of pop art characters alongside model Robin Hölzken. Stylist Anne Rabeux dresses Robin in bright, casual summer selects while Vasko Todorof gives Robin equally easy and fresh sun-kissed hair and make-up.
The New Prep – Luisa Bianchin shows off her preppy side in the March cover shoot of Elle Belgium, photographed by Hicham Riad. Wearing a wardrobe of youthfully chic ensembles from the likes of Prada, Miu Miu and Lanvin selected by Anne Rabeux; Luisa wows in the vibrant studio images. Smokey eyes by Eny Whitehead and tousled locks by Jean-Luc Amarin complete the carefree look.
Jewel Rock – The December issue of Elle Belgium enlists cover girl Ashley Smith for a story of opulent jewelry in Hicham Riad’s dynamic studio images. Outfitted by Anne Rabeux, the blonde bombshell shows off a sparkling personality in black designs from the likes of Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, Gucci and Paul Ka. Red lips by makeup artist Eny Whitehead and tousled locks by hair stylist Patrice Delaroche give Ashley a rock and roll flair.
Dutch Autumn – Amber Anderson poses in front of Hicham Riad‘s lens for the October edition of Elle Belgium. Styled by Anne Rabeux, the Scottish beauty dons a warm and sophisticated autumnal wardrobe featuring the work of Gucci, Prada, Chloe and others. Rosy lips by Eny Whitehead (Calliste) and natural hair by Patrice Delaroche (Labelagence) bring the look to the perfect level of elegance.
Melanie Thierry for Elle Belgium December 2010
Cover girl Anouck Lepere is a mix of 60s retro, modern edge and timelessly chic for the September edition of Elle Belgium. Lensed by Pablo Delfos and styled by Ann Rabeux, the brunette beauty puts on layers for the fall in updated ensembles featuring the work of Filippa K, Hugo Boss, Jil Sander and more.
Anouck Lepere photographed by Pablo Delfos for Elle Belgium (September 2010)