The Scarlet Focus – With fall approaching, the September issue of Vogue Japan inspires with dreamy, gothic beauty looks perfect for any funereal fashionista. Kinga Kajzak wears a mix of romantic looks by make-up artist Petros Petrohilos, who focuses on either eye or lip in portraits lensed by Jem Mitchell. Stylist Jamie Surman’s wardrobe marries elegant and edgy while Kinga’s tresses are given a unique unfinished look with raven hues by hair stylist Neil Moodie.
Modern Icon – Gucci’s Stirrup Bag makes its mark in this slick editorial lensed by Denise Boomkens for Vogue Japan’s September issue. Styled by Satoshi Hirota, model Valeria Smirnova is strict and sexy in a rich wardrobe from the brand’s nocturnal fall collection. The stirrup theme and fetish undertones are taken stylistically further with the editorial’s stable setting, where Valeria’s porcelain complexion and dark clothing contrasts beautifully against her equine co-star. / Hair by Kanada, Make-up by Coco
The Metal Winner – Heading to the beach, Karlie Kloss pumps some iron in metallic looks for the September cover shoot of Vogue Japan. Captured by Mikael Jansson with styling by George Cortina, Karlie smolders in form-fitting ensembles from labels such as Yves Saint Laurent, Prada and Paco Rabanne. Lush curls by hair stylist Anthony Turner and a full face of makeup by Mark Carrasquillo complete the glam workout looks.
A Well Tailored Thought – Vogue Japan’s August cover girl Anja Rubik is positively radiant in studio shots lensed by Giampaolo Sgura for the glossy’s main story. Anna Dello Russo’s impeccable styling finds Anja in a dazzling and exquisitely tailored wardrobe from Giorgio Armani’s fall collection, while the model’s blonde curls and sun kissed complexion add a vivacious touch to the looks. / Makeup by Jessica Nedza, Hair by Andrew Guida
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Tailored to a T – Anja Rubik wears pieces from Giorgio Armani’s fall 2012 collection on the August cover of Vogue Japan. Photographed by Giampaolo Sgura, the Polish beauty dons a smile with her tailored look.
Pale Shades – Zippora Seven stars in an all white shoot for the April Vogue Japan beauty supplement, lensed by Eric Guillemain (2b Management). Wearing glittering jewelry and ivory looks selected by stylist Rena Semba, Zippora wows with messy tresses by Dai Michishita and barely there makeup by Yuka Washizu. / Set design by Enzo
Candice Glamour – Blonde bombshell Candice Swanepoel looks glitzy in a dress from Gucci’s spring 2012 collection for the June cover of Vogue Japan.
A Fashionable Fetish – Kelly Mittendorf perfectly plays the part of prim mistress for the newest issue of Vogue Japan. In images lensed by Paola Kudacki, Kelly dons the current fetish-inspired trend with her electric personality. Stylist Aurora Sansone uses selects from labels such as Louis Vuitton, Dior, Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Giles, Valentino and Michael Kors to create looks that combine severity with softness. Topped by girlish buns and bows by hair stylist Brent Lawler, Kelly also wears a variety of bold lip colors by make-up artist Sil Bruinsma.
Vogue Japan favorite, Aymeline Valade, gets her first cover of the publication with the December issue photographed by Giampaolo Sgura. Wearing a Bottega Veneta fall 2011 dress, Aymeline is the very definition of glamour.
Amazing Longchamp – Sylvie Malfray captures the doe-eyed Alexa Yudina for a Longchamp feature in the October issue of Vogue Japan. Styled by Kyoko Osawa in ladylike looks from the French label, Alexa serves pure elegance with mussed hair and autumn makeup.