Anna Karenina – The December issue of Sobaka.ru Magazine pays tribute to Leo Tolstoy’s literary classic “Anna Karenina” with these romantic images lensed by Nikolay Biryukov. Russian actress Anna Chipovskaya and Timofey Kolesnikov have a torrid affair set in Saint Petersburg’s Winter Palace and Vitebsky Train Station. The lovers don the opulent stylings of Gala Borzova featuring brands such as Louis Vuitton, Etro, Paul Smith and Givenchy. / Production by Xenia Gostschitskaya, Hair and makeup by Anna Markova
Wake Up for Make Up – The December issue of SnC Magazine focuses on colorful winter beauty trends with this feature photographed by Nikolay Biryukov. Models Sibui (Next Milan) and Ekaterina (MF Management) wear beauty looks from the likes of Laura Mercier, Chanel, MAC and YSL in the high gloss studio images with styling by Baryshnikov Mikael. / Chanel (Makeup by Ernest Muntaniol), Ellis Faas (Makeup by Savva), Lancome (Makeup by Svetlana Nikiforova), Laura Mercier (Makeup by Oleg Toju), MAC (Makeup by Katerina Ponomareva), YSL (Makeup by Andrey Shilkov)
Asia – Decked out in a wardrobe of eastern inspired cuts and shapes, model Sasha Luss wows in these images photographed by Nikolay Buryokov for SnC Magazine’s winter issue. Stylist Baryshka Mikael mixes pieces from the likes of Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler, Alexander Wang and DKNY for a sleekly modern look. Hair and makeup artist Savva Saveliev creates Sasha’s sheared coif and blood-red lips. / Production by Nat Arhipova
End of a Season – Captured in the town of Falkestone, England, photographer Nikolay Biryukov captures a stunning story of a girl who has recently ended her summer affair as the season turns into autumn. Model Lucie von Alten plays a convincing heroine in the autumn designs of Gucci, Stella McCartney, Maison Martin Margiela and others selected by stylist Stella Gosteva. For beauty, hair and makeup artist Marina Keri creates a sheared coif and red lips for the brunette’s wistful outing.
Explosive Style – The November issue of Interview Russia highlights the fall-winter collection of Italian label Etro with this trippy shoot photographed by Nikolay Biryukov. Model Agata dons Etro’s art-deco inspired prints and seventies cuts in a collage of dynamic images, styled by Katya Fedorova. / Postproduction by ika Morozovskaya, Hair by Svetlana Alpatova, Makeup by Natalya Malova
Sketch Work – The autumn trend of colored furs is spotlighted in the November issue of Interview Russia with these high impact images shot by Nikolay Biryukov. Model Yulianna Sardar dons luxe style selected by stylist Katya Fedorova with illustrated images. On beauty are hair stylist Svetlana Alpatova and makeup artist Natalya Malova with sleek coifs and bold hues.
The Lake House – Inspired by Pre-Raphaelite style, photographer Nikolay Biryukov and his team shoot at the lush site of Lake Como, Italy for this gorgeous story in Elle Ukraine’s November issue. Model Anastasia Shershen (Elite Milan) is the perfect subject for a wardrobe of romantic, billowing gowns with her golden tresses and plum lips by Ernesto Montenovo and David Jones. Featured are selects from the likes of Gucci, Roberto Cavalli, Christian Dior, Alberta Ferretti, Bottega Veneta, and Prada; beautifully styled by Natalia Osadchaya. / Production by Aliona Gluhih and Stasya Mindlina
Factory Girl – Nikolay Biryukov’s latest editorial features model Kriss (IMG London) in stark industrial settings for the October issue of SnC magazine. Kriss’s wardrobe is sleek, modern and sophisticated, contrasting beautifully with her architectural settings. Stylist Stella Gosteva focuses on rich colors and clean silhouettes with selects from Giles, Alberta Ferretti, Paul Smith, Prada, Guy Laroche, Stella McCartney, Marios Schwab, Gucci and Louis Vuitton amongst others. Short brunette bangs and dark make-up by Tomohiro Roku Roppongi (Saint Luke Artists) and Yin Lee (Premier) add a seasonal finishing touch to the looks. / Stylist’s assistant – Victoria Sarangova, Hair assistant – Tomomi Imamura
The Color & The Shape – Photographer Nikolay Biryukov captures pure minimalism in this advertorial for Lilya Litkovskaya’s F/W 2012 collection in Elle Ukraine October. Biryukov’s frequent collaborator, Natalia Osadchaya, styles models Solomiya Zgoda and Alex Kirtoka with duplicates of themselves in a selection of Litkovskaya’s vivid hues and clean silhouettes.
Firenze – Elle Ukraine enlists Nikolay Biryukov to lens this art inspired story for its October issue. Biryukov takes his team to the birthplace of Renaissance art, the beautiful city of Florence, where model Charlotte Tomaszewska (Storm) dazzles in an elegant wardrobe styled by Natalia Osadchaya and regal, luminous beauty by Marina Keri. / Production by Aliona Gluhih & Stasya Mindlina