Down Underground – For his latest work, Nikolay Biryukov captures a series of gritty black and white images juxtaposing cutting edge fashion with glamorous attitude. Stylist Stella Gosteva selects designs from the likes of Akris, Givenchy, Roberto Cavalli and Lanvin for Gabby Dover to wear. Makeup artist Marina Keri and hair stylist Ernesto Montenovo create dramatic beauty and mussed tresses for the brunette.
Lady Baglady – Ranya Mordanova cuts a striking figure in all black looks for this series shot by Nikolay Biryukov. The story is inspired Chuck Palahniuk’s book, “Haunted”, which depicts a character named Lady Baglady who pretends to be homeless to escape the boredom of her wealthy life. With that influence in mind, Ranya is shown wearing the sleek styles of Alberta Ferretti, Chanel, Emilio Pucci and Dolce & Gabbana amongst others styled by Stella Gosteva in a setting of cardboard and stringed lights. / Makeup by Marina Keri, Hair by Ernesto Montenovo
Paper – Nikolay Biryukov captures Anastasia Ivanova in elegant looks for the latest issue of Used Magazine. Styled by Stella Gosteva, the beauty poses against bright paper backdrops wearing embellished looks from the likes of DSquared2, Red Valentino, Marios Schwab and Emilio Pucci. / Hair and makeup by Marina Keri using Laura Mercier and Bumble & Bumble
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.
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