All Shades of Grey – Bette Franke graces the pages of Vogue China’s August issue, wearing forties inspired looks shot by Daniel Jackson. The Dutch model gets swathed in a wardrobe of grey shades styled by fashion editor Nicoletta Santoro featuring the designs of Proenza Schouler, Marni, Miu Miu and many more. Hair stylist Esther Langham and makeup artist Hannah Murray keep Bette looking glam with retro-influenced beauty styles.
Black Night – For the December cover story of Vogue China, model Karlie Kloss sports a mix of androgynous tailoring and elegant gowns from the autumn-winter collections. Photographer Sølve Sundsbø shoots the American beauty in looks styled by fashion editor Nicoletta Santoro featuring the all black designs of Gucci, Emilio Pucci and Bottega Veneta amongst others.
Black Regality – Natasha Poly is a regal vision for the November cover story of Vogue China, lensed by Willy Vanderperre. Wearing monochromatic autumn looks courtesy of fashion editor Nicoletta Santoro, Natasha poses for Vanderperre’s lens in a series of romantic portraits featuring the designs of Lanvin, Donna Karan, Tom Ford and Altuzarra amongst others. / Hair by Anatole Rainey, Makeup by Lloyd Simmonds
Femme Fatale – The September edition of Vogue China enlists Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin to capture this lush cover story featuring Liu Wen, Tian Yi, Xiao Wen, Lindsey Wixson, Daria Strokous, and Marie Piovesan. Stylist Nicoletta Santoro features dramatic looks from the fall collections of Tom Ford, Balenciaga, Dolce & Gabbana, Jil Sander, Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci, Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci and Lanvin for the glossy’s September issue. / Hair by James Pecis, Make-up by Wendy Rowe
Leather Hits – Kati Nescher gets sleek in leather for the August cover shoot of Vogue China, captured by Josh Olins. The German model dons looks from the autumn collections of Haider Ackermann, Alexander Wang, Alberta Ferretti and others selected by fashion editor Nicoletta Santoro with a subtle sports theme. / Hair by Shon, Makeup by Sally Branka
Fall Romance – For the July issue of Vogue China, cover girls Liu Wen and Jac Jagaciak don sleek looks from the fall collections of Yves Saint Laurent, Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci, Alexander Wang, Marni, Nina Ricci, Lanvin, Prabal Gurung, Balmain and others. Stylist Nicoletta Santoro gives Liu and Jac a sophisticated yet edgy wardrobe with cool prints and fabrics. Lensed by Patrick Demarchelier in the studio, the pair evokes an almost retro vibe in blunt bangs and striking eyewear for the autumn season.
Day to Night – For resort 2013, Donna Karan embraces an array of elegant skirts and dresses which are as practical as they are stylish. Modeled by Josefien Rodermans, Josephine Skriver, Madison Headrick and Romee Strijd, the new collection is steeped in a color palette of traditional black and white, silvery grey, taupe and vibrant pink. Silhouettes for the transitional season are ladylike, accentuating the waist or bust-line. Embellished with crystals or fringe, Karan’s resort line encompasses all the wardrobe essentials for event-goers. / Photos by Seth Sabal, Styling by Nicoletta Santoro
A Bigger Splash – Doutzen Kroes glistens in summer swimwear for the June cover shoot of Vogue China, shot by Sølve Sundsbø. Fashion editor Nicoletta Santoro selects some of the season’s most glam bathing suits and two pieces from the likes of Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Jason Wu and Missoni for the sultry story. A slicked back coif by hair stylist Malcolm Edwards and sun-kissed skin by Val Garland bring the final touch to Doutzen’s radiant ensembles. / Manicure by Mike Pocock
Deserted Luxury – Showing off that sharp dressing is a useful skill no matter where you go, photographer Josh Olins captures Arizona Muse in Vogue China’s May cover shoot. Stylist Nicoletta Santoro chooses a selection of garments from labels such as Hermès, Michael Kors and Balenciaga with props by set designer Kadu Lennox (Frank Reps) used to shelter the beauty from the winds of Death Valley National Park. / Makeup by Maki Ryoke @ Tim Howard Management, Hair by Shon @ Julian Watson Agency
The New Fifties – Natasha Poly and Isabeli Fontana team up with Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin for the March cover shoot of Vogue China. Garbed in retro style designs selected by Nicoletta Santoro, Natasha and Isabeli take to a diner setting in pastel creations from Marc Jacobs, Prada and Erdem amongst others. Lush curls by Duffy (Streeters) and flawless makeup by Aaron de Mey give the retro divas a high gloss beauty look.