Local Beauty – L’Officiel Ukraine celebrates the striking looks of local model Alina Baikova in its September cover story. The Next Models NY stunner posed for Takahiro Ogawa in a selection of dramatic ensembles selected by stylist Aki Maesato. The stark, simple white backgrounds ensure the bold details of apparel from Emporio Armani, Valentino, and Elie Saab take center stage. / Hair by Takuya Sugawara, Makeup by Tadayoshi Honda
Anniversary of Style – The September 2013 issue of Elle Mexico marks the publication’s 19th anniversary. Fashion model Heidi Mount celebrates by posing for photographer Takahiro Ogawa in colorful designer looks with a sporty undertone from Celine, Burberry, Gucci, Miu Miu and more selected by stylist Jen Patryn. / Hair by Tetsuya Yamakata, Makeuo by Asami Taguchi
Bowie’s Back – Ellinore Erichsen channels the ever-changing look of rock god David Bowie in a fashion feature for Elle Mexico’s May 2013 edition. Japanese photographer Takahiro Ogawa snapped the images, which replicate some of the Thin White Duke’s most iconic looks. Jen Patryn styled the Swedish model in apparel from edgy labels including 3.1 Phillip Lim, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Emilio Pucci for the musically-themed spread. / Hair by Tetsuya Yamakata, Makeup by Asami Taguchi
Cirque Du Style – Photographer Takahiro Ogawa captures Dutch fashion model Iris Egbers center stage for Grazia UK April 2013. Dressed by stylist Andrew Holden in embellished and extravagant pieces with a circus twist from the likes of Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel, Dior and Alexander McQueen, the green-eyed babe truly enchants. / Hair by Tesuya Yamakata, Makeup by Asami Taguchi, Set Design by Dirby Luongo
Sustainable Style – It Girl Michelle Harper impresses in eco-friendly fashion in ELLE Mexico’s Green Issue this month. The quirky socialite wears flowers in her hair, and conscious fashions on her body, thanks to clever styling from Angela Esteban Librero. Cutting edge fashion photographer Takahiro Ogawa ensures Michelle’s flamboyant personality shines through this colorful fashion spread. / Hair by Chinatsu Nobe, Makeup by Tadayoshi Honda, Set design by Shari Anlauf @ Atelier Management
Cappa Spada – Lydia Carron layers up for winter in stylish capes and jackets featured in the December edition of Amica Magazine. Photographed by Takahiro Ogawa with styling by Claudia Carretti, the blonde enchants in looks from the likes of Salvatore Ferragamo, Blumarine, Rick Owens and Gucci. / Hair by Kenshin Asano @ L’Atelier NYC, Makeup by Tadayoshi Honda
Barroco – Egle Tvirbutaite takes on the baroque trend for the December edition of Elle Mexico, lensed by Takahiro Ogawa. Egle rocks embellished looks from the likes of Chanel, Marchesa, Gucci and Jason Wu styled by Nick Nelson with a dramatic coif courtesy of hair stylist Tetsuya Yamakata and accessory designer Sakie. / Makeup by Asami Taguchi, Props by Andy Myers
Versione Sport – Model Jenna Earle is stylishly sporty in this dynamic editorial from the October issue of Amica. Photographer Takahiro Ogawa lenses the Canadian beauty in track pants, separates with sporty stripes and strong shapes styled by Claudia Carretti. Brands used include Moschino, Acne, Lacoste, Just Cavalli, MM6 Maison Martin Margiela, MaxMara, Céline, Giorgio Armani, Chloé, Marni and others, perfectly topped with selects from Adidas Originals. / Hair by Kenshin Asano @ L’Atelier NYC, Make-up by Junko Kioka @ Joe Management
Work Week – Cover girl Daiane Conterato slips into office-ready looks for the October issue of Elle Mexico. Photographed by Takahiro Ogawa, Daiane spends the work day in chic ensembles featuring the designs of Lanvin, Miu Miu, Derek Lam, Chanel and Marni amongst others. Stylist Nick Nelson’s elegant selects are complemented by sleek hair and makeup courtesy of Ryan Taniguchi and Tadayoshi Honda.
Otoño – Model Merethe Hopland (Marilyn) dons fall trends in this glossy cover story for Elle Mexico’s August issue. Lensed by Takahiro Ogawa, the Norwegian beauty rocks pastel colors and different hair styling for each ensemble by Kenshin Asano (L’atelier NYC). Makeup artist Kaori Yanagida (Marek & Associates) also complements each outfit with its own unique beauty look. Styled by Martin Waitt, Merethe wears selects from the fall collections of Miu Miu, Prada, Dior, Balenciaga by Nicholas Ghesquiere, Chanel, Burberry Prorsum, Gucci, Stella McCartney, Bottega Veneta, Salvatore Ferragamo and Fendi amongst others.