Spanish Lesson – Nagi Sakai captures Ben Grimes in matador inspired ensembles for the April issue of Flair. Wearing a mix of metallic hues, tapered pants and bolero jackets selected by Vittoria Cerciello, Ben poses at the Joshua Tree National Park in the designs of Moschino, Emilio Pucci, Dolce & Gabbana and Giorgio Armani amongst others. A platinum blonde coif by Pasquale Ferrante and understated makeup by Ralph Siciliano perfect the seductive outfits.
Gucci Glam – Ginta Lapina wows in Gucci for the April cover of Vogue Mexico, shot by Nagi Sakai. Styled by Sarah Gore Reeves, Ginta also sports red lips and a slicked back hairdo.
Chanel Beauty – Alina Baikova wears beauty looks from Chanel with Nagi Sakai’s up-close shots featured in the March issue of Harper’s Bazaar Spain. Red lips by Fredrik Stambro and slicked back locks by Pasquale Ferrante give Alina an envious spring look. / Styling by Juan Cebrian
Jewelry Princess – Anne Sophie Monrad covers the spring-summer issue of Please Magazine looking very royal in a gem encrusted mask. In front of Nagi Sakai’s lens, the blonde beauty wows in spring looks from the likes of Stella McCartney, Valentino and Louis Vuitton paired with sparkling jewels selected by stylist Karina Givargisoff. Mussed hair by Pasquale Ferrante and red lips by Kaoru Okubo give this princess some modern edge.
Sunny Beauty – Fanny François wows in pastel makeup looks for Nagi Sakai’s latest work featured in Flair March. Styled by Vittoria Cerciello, Fanny soaks up the California sun in colorful eye shadow and curly locks by Ralph Siciliano and Pasquale Ferrante.
The Jacket – The February issue of Harper’s Bazaar Spain shows nine different ways to wear a Chanel jacket with Nagi Sakai’s dynamic studio images. Model Alina Baikova pulls out her best moves in elegantly chic ensembles selected by Juan Cebrian. A pink lip by Fredrik Stambro and a messy bun by Pasquale Ferrante give a modern touch to the classic staple. / Production by Rika Noda @ De Facto Inc.
On the Net – Anne Sophie Monrad stars as the face of Net-a-Porter’s recent style book images shot by Nagi Sakai. Styled by Tracey Taylor, the blonde beauty is an alluring vision in dynamic spring looks. / Makeup by Chiho Omae @ Frank Reps, Hair by Pasquale Ferrante
Ornate Beauty – Inspired by the Japanese geisha, Nagi Sakai brings together a fusion of east and west for the December issue of Glamour Germany. Starring Patrycja Gardygajlo, the colorful images feature eclectic ensembles with denim, lace and colorful patterns styled by Kai Margrander. / Hair by Tuan Anh Tran, Makeup by Rie Omoto, Manicure by Kelly B
Sur Tous les Tons – The December 9th edition of Elle France enlists Karolina Kurkova for this colorful cover shoot lensed by Nagi Sakai. Outfitted by Michèle Beaurenau, Karolina wears a wardrobe of autumn ensembles that pop with designs from the likes of Dries van Noten, Dolce & Gabbana, Diane von Furstenberg and Bottega Veneta. / Hair by Thomas Hintermeier, Makeup by Frederik Stambro
Guilty Pleasures – Vlada Roslyakova is a sensuous beauty for the winter edition of Germany’s Tush Magazine. Photographed by Nagi Sakai with styling by Marcell Rocha, Vlada hits the streets in colorful makeup looks created by Frederik Stambro. / Hair by Roberto di Cuia