Obsession – Polish stunner Monika Sawicka appears in the latest issue of Revs Magazine, starring in fashion spread photographed by Jesse Laitinen of Mink Mgmt. Stylist Columbine Smille dresses the model in sleek and modern designs as she poses against mirrors for a trippy effect. / Makeup by Josefin Sherdin, Hair by Kalle Eklund
House of Style – Swedish brand House of Dagmar gets ready for the new season with its spring-summer 2014 lookbook. Model Lary Arcanjo exudes a confident ease in the label’s lightweight knits, variegated patterns and sleek silhouettes. Jesse Laitinen (Mink MGMT) photographed the style book images while Maria Virgin styled the shoot. / Hair by Karl Eklund @ Mikas Looks, Makeup by Josefin Scherdin
Spring Has Sprung – Swedish-based label Diana Orving taps Jesse Laitinen (Mink MGMT.) to shoot its spring-summer 2014 collection. Sinsiana (NMG Models) dons the new season’s abstract prints, sheer materials and easy silhouettes in these moody images. Sofie Krunegård worked as stylist for the look book images.
Every Day Is A Scent – Swedish department store NK enlists photographer Jesse Laitinen (Mink MGMT.) for a new campaign promoting designer scents. The beauty shots, which star Johanna Jonsson, feature fragrances from Yves Saint Laurent, Jimmy Choo, Profumum and more. With art direction by Garbergs, Johanna transforms into different women with impressive hair and makeup courtesy of Linda Shalabi and Ignacio Alonso.
Dressed in Wool – Kirsi Pyrhönen is stunning and refined in these dark wool ensembles by Marni, Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs and more, all selected by stylist Sakke Hytönen for the January issue of Elle Finland. Photographed by Jesse Laitinen, the tweed pieces combined with full length skirts, jackets and simple accessories make for a warm and stylish look on any crisp cool day. The look is topped off with relaxed hair by Kalle Eklund and soft makeup done by Nina Belkhir.
Fall in Love – Styleby Magazine features the best of Swedish designers in this story from their July issue. Lensed by Jesse Laitinen, models Erik, Anna (Stockholmsgruppen) and Molly (Mikas) don a darkly romantic wardrobe of selects from the fall collections of Rodebjer, Acne, Dagmar, Maria Nordström, Altewai Saome, Tiger, Back, Filippa K, the Local Firm, Nhu Duong, BLK DNM and Hernández Cornet. Styled by Emma Thorstrand (LinkDetails), the trio’s looks represent the future of Swedish design. | Hair by Sherin @ LinkDetails, Makeup by Sophia Eriksen @ Agent Bauer
Rodeo Chic – The May issue of Elle Finland taps photographer Jesse Laitinen for a story of rodeo chic ensembles starring Johanna Wahlberg. Styled by Mia Dillemuth, the brunette sports western looks with a modern flair from labels such as Dries van Noten, H&M and Giambattista Valli. / Makeup by Miika Kemppainen, Hair by Ida Högström
The Flight of Spring – Jesse Laitinen captures an ethereal beauty shoot for the latest issue of Swedish publication, Contributor Magazine. Wearing drapey fabrics selected by stylist Christopher Insulander, model Emma Karlsson is a stunning vision with windswept hair by Dejan Cekanovic and dark eyeshadow by Sophia Eriksen.
Tight – Victoria (Stockholmsgruppen) gets into a bondage mood for Jesse Laitinen’s black and white portraits shot for FGR’s most recent exclusive. Styled by Christopher Insulander, Victoria wears a wardrobe of all Acne pieces with strict leather accessories. Messy tresses by Jenny Karlsson and smokey eyes by Alexandra Olsson complete the cool yet sexy story.
Lovely Lovisa – Photographer Jesse Laitinen and stylist Tove Öberg-Runfors reunite for a sleek studio shoot lensed for Fashion Gone Rogue. Starring new face Lovisa Ekholm in strong silhouettes from labels such as H&M, Acne and Malen Birger, the images are a lesson in minimalist glamour with a contrast of dark and light colors. Lovisa’s sharp looks are completed with teased tresses by Sherin F and ultra-feminine makeup by Alexandra Olsson.