Strong and Delicate – Elie Tahari enlists Emily DiDonato for its spring 2013 campaign, lensed by Diego Uchitel. Emily is joined by male model Jake Davies while wearing form-fitting silhouettes with a splash of neon styled by Melissa Rubini. / Hair by Felix Fischer, Makeup by Kyriaki Savrani
Surreal Elle – Elle Fanning graces the cover of Bullett Magazine’s winter issue, showing off that true style doesn’t have an age. The 14-year-old actress dons the fall collections of Jil Sander, Chanel, Christopher Kane and Giles amongst others chosen by stylist Melissa Rubini in these experimental images photographed by Pierre Debusschere.
High Rise – Photographer Diego Uchitel lenses Elie Tahari’s fall 2012 campaign with Zuzana Gregorova (DNA) and male model Tobias Sørensen. Stylist Melissa Rubini dresses Zuzana in elegant looks with structural silhouettes and perfect autumn hues. / Hair by Shay Ashual, Make-Up by Mariel Barrera
On the Wild Side – For the latest issue of Contributor Magazine, Kate Upton is lensed in luxe style by photographer Yu Tsai. Melissa Klitzke-Rubini dresses Kate in smoldering animal print, making sure to show lots of skin while makeup artist Fiona Stiles creates a coppery lid and nude lip to complement the blonde bombshell’s sultry looks.
Pretty Woman – Erin Wasson dons a colorful wardrobe fit for high class street walking in Andrew Yee’s (Atelier Management) latest story for Bullett Magazine. With selects from Prabal Gurung, Elizabeth and James, Valentino, Versace, Bottega Veneta, Marc Jacobs, Yves Saint Laurent, Balmain and others, Erin is strong and sexy in looks styled by Melissa Rubini. Cool ombre hair by Benoit Moeyaert and a dark pout by Fabiola pump up the drama in this bright editorial.
Fire & Ice – Alessandra Ambrosio sheds Victoria’s Secret glam for an androgynous futuristic look featured in the winter cover shoot of Muse. Photographed by Chad Pitman and styled by Melissa Rubini, Alessandra plays the role of sleek vixen in the designs of Balenciaga, Chloe, Balmain, Celine and many more. The Brazilian model’s transformation is complete with multi-colored bobs and otherworldly makeup.
Moon Safari - Photographer Chad Pitman captures Ashley Smith for Muse Magazine’s summer issue in a sci-fi extravaganza. Stylist Melissa Rubini dresses Ashley in an array of dazzling selects from the likes of Moschino, Phillip Lim, Prada, Chloé, Alexander Wang, Blumarine, Christian Dior and Jil Sander. With pulled back locks by Michael Long and minimal makeup by Darlene Jacobs, Ashley makes for a futuristic explorer in these high gloss images. (Frank Reps)
Kerry Hallihan works with stylist Melissa Rubini for the latest issue of Numéro Tokyo. Starring a curly haired Alina Baikova, the photographer and stylist team create a story of luxe glamour paired with pops of bright color.
An autumn day at the cold beach serves as inspiration for Hugh Lippe’s latest work in Naag. Starring Kasia Struss as a waterborne beauty, stylist Melissa Rubini pieces together a wardrobe of light colors from the likes of Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs and Elise Overland in Prelude to Winter.