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nadja3 Nadja Giramata by Andoni & Arantxa for Style Switzerland May 2012

Prints MissAndoni & Arantxa captures Rwandan model Nadja Giramata in some of spring’s most boldest prints and patterns for Style Switzerland’s May issue. Stylist Martina Russi selects a wardrobe of colorful pieces from the likes of Prada, Burberry Prorsum and Hermès while hair stylist Andrew Guida offers up multi-colored fringe for the elegant portraits. / Makeup by Andrea Costa

smoda1d 850x570 Maud Welzen by Bèla Adler & Salvador Fresneda for S Moda

Fresh Dominatrix – Spanish weekly S Moda features a suggestive editorial shot by Bèla Adler and Salvador Fresneda for its May 6th issue. Starring blonde vixen Maud Welzen, the dominatrix theme is given an unusual twist by using fruits as props. Stylist Alberto Murtra selects various sheer lingerie pieces, with a little bit of leather and studs as accents to build up a perfect sultry tone for the shoot. / Hair by Jordi Fontanals @ Talents, Makeup by Sonia Peña @ Kasteel+Agent

naty chabanenko9 Naty Chabanenko for Anthropologie May 2012 Catalogue by Diego Uchitel

A Flirty SeasonNaty Chabanenko shows off her soft side for a recent catalogue from fashion retailer, Anthropologie. In front of Diego Uchitel’s lens, Naty wears a myriad of colorful summer styles selected by Melissa Rubini. On beauty are hair stylist Moiz and makeup artist Mike Potter with lush curls and flawless skin. Whether playing a classic siren or carefree spirit, the Ukrainian beauty shines with a charming grace.

lara stone1 Lara Stone by Josh Olins for Vogue Netherlands May 2012

Simply Lara – Following up a pared down cover, Lara Stone keeps it natural in the main editorial for Vogue Netherlands’ May issue. In front of Josh Olins’ lens, the Dutch beauty wears simple knits and a glittering Christopher Kane top styled by Gillian Wilkins. Tousled tresses by hair stylist Sam McKnight and understated makeup by Lucia Pica complete the laid-back ensembles.

zuzanna bijoch5 Zuzanna Bijoch by Sebastian Kim for Numéro #133

The Narcissist – After a striking cover image, Numero #133 follows up with an equally stunning main editorial lensed by Sebastian Kim and starring leading model Zuzanna Bijoch. Playing the role of vain vixen, Zuzanna wears a wardrobe of all white looks styled by fashion editor Charles Varenne which feature the designs of Alexander McQueen, Dior, Chanel, Givenchy and others. On beauty are hair stylist Diego Da Silva and makeup artist Maud Laceppe with sleek tresses and flawless makeup.

venecia2 Viktorija by Santiago Ruisenor for Elle Mexico May 2012

The Italian Job – Viktorija strolls the picturesque canals of Venice in this month’s Elle Mexico shot by photographer Santiago Ruisenor. Fashion editor Pamela Ocampo expertly channels the quintessential Italian donna with an array of perfectly cut dresses and gloriously bold jewelry. Makeup artist Giovanni Lovine’s classic cat-eye and hairstylist Dora Roberti’s exaggerated hair complete this glamorous Venetian story.

crystal renn6 Crystal Renn by Nagi Sakai for Vogue Latin America May 2012

Wild HeartCrystal Renn revels in fifties inspired looks for the May cover shoot of Vogue Latin America, lensed by Nagi Sakai. Soaking up the sun in a vintage car, Crystal wears prim and proper ensembles from labels such as Marc Jacobs, Prada, Jean Paul Gaultier and Dolce & Gabbana styled by Sarah Gore Reeves. Vintage curls by hair stylist Dennis Gots and red lips by makeup artist Tyron Machhausen complete the ultra-glam looks. / Creative direction by John Paul Tran

irina shayk Irina Shayk by Alvaro Beamud Cortes for S Moda May 2012

Intimate IrinaIrina Shayk shows off lingerie fashions for the May 5th cover shoot from S Moda. In front of Alvaro Beamud Cortes’ lens, the Russian stunner wears a mix of ready-to-wear and intimate pieces selected by fashion editor Francesca Rinciari. The designs of Paule Ka, Dolce & Gabbana, Jil Sander, Intimissimi and others are highlighted alongside sparkling gems.

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