Playful Pop of Parasols – Russia’s Nastya Kusakina walks through an urban landscape littered with umbrellas for this month’s Achtung Magazine. The brightly colored umbrellas add a pop of color to Nastya’s mostly monochromatic wardrobe, which features pieces from Atelier Versace, Maison Martin Margiela, and Armani Prive. Stylist Katharina Baresel-Bofinger selected the haute couture ensembles while fashion and acclaimed editorial photographer Markus Jans captured the colorful scenes.
The Enchantress – Nastya Kusakina is an ethereal vision in the March issue of Dazed & Confused wearing a wardrobe of spring gowns and dresses. Jeff Bark captures the blonde beauty in an array of looks from the likes of Alexander McQueen, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana and Saint Laurent styled by Robbie Spencer. For beauty, hair stylist Rick Gradone creates tousled tresses while makeup artist Lisa Houghton gives Nastya an understated look.
Just Another Day – With its fall advertisements taking place in Brooklyn, Club Monaco once again finds inspiration in New York for its spring 2013 campaign images photographed by Venetia Scott. Model Nastya Kusakina joins male model Miles Garber as they take to the New York City streets in minimal, sportswear inspired looks with touches of Dutch blue and citrus orange. The spring collection from Club Monaco is available online and in stores from January to March 2013.
Jacket Required – Highlighting the iconic Chanel jacket, the October issue of Flare enlists Max Abadian for a story taken in the picturesque setting of Paris’ Pont Neuf. Model Nastya Kusakina explores the landmark in Chanel outerwear matched with pieces from other labels such as Balmain, Burberry Prorsum and Proenza Schouler selected by Elizabeth Cabral. Sleek hair by Tanya Koch and red lips by makeup artist Megumi Zlatoff bring a polished finish to the stylish ensembles.
Friendly Fashion – The brain child of fashion editor Matthew Edelstein, Friends & Associates debuts its first collection for the resort 2013 season featuring pieces inspired by iconic uniforms. Models Nastya Kusakina and Vasilisa Pavlova wear the simple silhouettes matched with playful patterns and flower-decorated hats in these lookbook images. Friends & Associates offers basics for women with influences ranging from military, waitress and even cheerleader uniforms using color-blocking, pleats and streetwear aesthetics for modern wardrobe staples. / Photos by Hugh Lippe, Styling by David Vandewal
A Hit Below the Belt – Model Nastya Kusakina dons a wardrobe of peplum tops and dresses for this feature on the cut for the June issue of How to Spend It Magazine. Photographed by Kevin Sinclair, Nastya’s powerful looks are enhanced with dramatic platinum locks by hair stylist Yoichi Tomizawa and avant-garde makeup by Nam Vo. Stylist Damian Foxe’s luxe peplum looks include selects from Dior, Viktor & Rolf, Gucci, Giles, Céline, Alexander McQueen, Roberto Cavalli and Versace amongst others.
Cherry Blossom Girl – Jens Ingvarsson captures up and coming face Nastya Kusakina (Women) in a spring shoot taken during the last days of cherry blossom season in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Styled by Katie Burnett, Nastya wows in pastel fashions while sporting natural hair and makeup courtesy of beauty artist Nina K.