Being an icon is great, leaving a legacy is better – Chen Man captures Chinese star Fan Bingbing for the fall issue of i-D Magazine. Styled by Tim Lim, the actress wows in embellished pieces from the likes of Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang and Gucci. Decorative headpieces and other accessories are complemented by hair stylist Gao Jian and makeup artist Bu Kewen’s daring beauty looks.
Roll the Dice – Here is yet another cover from i-D’s upcoming fall issue, starring Edie Campbell. The British model was photographed by Matt Jones in a Ralph Lauren vest with a dice as her only accessory.
The Blonde Squad – i-D releases four more of sixteen covers for its fall issues starring four top models in sixties style hairdos. Photographed by Emma Summerton, (pictured in order) Aymeline Valade, Jourdan Dunn, Candice Huffine and Iselin Steiro show blondes have more fun in bold prints and knits.
Punk Grace – Rising star Kolfinna Kristófersdóttir graces one of sixteen covers for i-D’s fall issue, lensed by Boo George. Kolfinna wears a jacket from Margaret Howell styled by Caroline Newell with an angry scowl for the new issue.
Just Kids – Following up its previous three covers, the pre-fall 2012 edition of i-D Magazine releases a jovial image starring Kel Markey and Herieth Paul. Captured by Sølve Sundsbø with styling by Charlotte Stockdale, the duo wears Gucci jackets with colorful powder as the perfect accessory. Check out a preview of the accompanying story after the cut.
Three Girls – Models Charlotte Free, Cara Delevingne and Kelly Mittendorf cover the “Youthful” issue of i-D Magazine. The trio poses for Terry Richardson’s lens with various props including a stuffed animal and even pizza.
Dance Étoile – The Lights, Camera, Action issue of i-D features a dramatic and beautifully photographed editorial of Malgosia Bela as a dancer. Photographer Greg Kadel captures the model in action as she dissolves into rapturous movements, wearing pieces from Louis Vuitton, Alexander McQueen and Balenciaga selected by stylist Havana Laffitte. The beauty of the images truly comes to life in a short film set to music by violinist Daniel Bensi, which perfectly highlights Malgosia’s captivating turn as a prima ballerina. / View the print story here.
Performing Arts – Malgosia Bela channels her inner dancer for Greg Kadel’s stage-set images featured in the summer issue of i-D. This also marks Kadel’s first story for the British publication. Malgosia tells a story with her movements as she steps into the spotlight wearing standout designs from the likes of Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Jil Sander and Louis Vuitton selected by stylist Havana Laffitte. Undone hair by Ward Stegerhoek and a powdered face by Lisa Houghton perfect the performer’s looks. / Production by Ernesto Qualizza
Lights, Camera, Action – i-D taps three stars of the fashion world–a designer, a model and a socialite for its Lights, Camera, Action issue. Raf Simons poses for Willy Vanderperre while Arizona Muse poses for Kayt Jones and a pregnant Julia Restoin Roitfeld poses for Mario Sorrenti. The summer issue has eight covers total and is set to hit newsstands on May 10th.
Don’t Be a Drag, Just Be a Queen – i-D’s spring issue is all about royalty and for one of its stories, the publication showcases armored regalness with looks modeled by up and comers Julia Frauche, Karlina Caune, Daga Ziober and Maria Bradley. Captured by Amy Troost with styling by Alastair McKimm, the girls take on fierce frocks from some of fashion’s biggest names including Lanvin, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga and Versace. Spiky locks by Rita Marmor and understated makeup by Pep Gay complete the gladiator inspired ensembles.