Ornate Expectations – How to Spend It Magazine

Ornate Expectations - How to Spend It Magazine
Ornate Expectations – How to Spend It Magazine

I’m in love with the Ornate Expectations editorial in FT.com’s How to Spend It magazine. It gets all baroque crazy with the season’s trend and lots of antiques.

Ornate Expectations - How to Spend It Magazine
Ornate Expectations – How to Spend It Magazine

I’ve included my favourite shots from the editorial here but you can see the entire shoot Howtospendit.ft.com. It’s worth pursuing just for the information about all the items in each of the shots.
Ornate Expectations - How to Spend It Magazine
Ornate Expectations – How to Spend It Magazine

Ornate Expectations - How to Spend It Magazine
Ornate Expectations – How to Spend It Magazine
Ornate Expectations - How to Spend It Magazine
Ornate Expectations – How to Spend It Magazine

View the complete Ornate Expectations editorial at How To Spend it Magazine.

Photographer: Andrew Yee
Models: Nina Porter, Laura O’Grady, Louisa Facchino-Stack, Mary Ballantyne, Edda Oscars, Kiera, Elenor Hayes and Sam Rollinson
Stylist: Damian Foxe
Hair by Ernest Montenovo
Makeup by James O’Riley

images: howtospendit.ft.com

Subway Jumping

I was coming home on the subway after Canada beat the US for gold and I ran into a friend Arieh Singer. He had obviously been partying during the day and was taking drunken photographs of his wife and her sister on the subway. He asked me if I wanted to take part and of course I said yes. Here is the result of that fooling around.

Subway Jumping with Anita by Arieh Singer

I’m in love with this picture, but I happen to love photos where I’m jumping for some reason.

I’m wearing: Hunter boots, Rick Owens Jacket, Alexander Wang snood, Elizabeth and James pants.

image: Arieh Singer

I like the LV Astronauts Core Values Ad

What a relief from Madonna’s crotch this Louis Vuitton ad is. I have to admit I really enjoy this picture with the three space traveling trailblazers Sally Ride, Buzz Aldrin and Jim Lovell.

LV Astronauts Core Values Ad

The core values ads do a good job hiding Louis Vuitton, the viewer ends up concentrating on the people in those shots then the handbags.

image: WWD.com

Freestyle Photoshoot with Tanja-Tiziana and Friends

Friend and great Photographer, Tanja-Tiziana occassionaly holds these events she called Freestyle Photoshoots.

A a huge no-rules photo shoot where everyone gets in front of the camera(s). Make it what you will. Be prepared to meet new people and even be photographed with them at some point.

The latest one took place in Christie Pits. I came with Shalome and Ryan aka The Grumpy Owl. I had my Chocolate Bossa Dress on because I didn’t have many pictures of it. I busted out the parasol because it would look cool. This is some of the results of the shoot. It was a lot of fun and I have to thank Tanja-Tiziana, Nancy Paiva and Justin Soegandi for so many great photos.

Freestyle Photoshoot: Christie Pits
Freestyle Photoshoot: Christie Pits by Tanja-Tiziana
Freestyle Photoshoot: Christie Pits
Freestyle Photoshoot: Christie Pits by Tanja-Tiziana
Freestyle Photoshoot: Christie Pits
Freestyle Photoshoot: Christie Pits by Tanja-Tiziana
Freestyle Photoshoot: Christie Pits
Freestyle Photoshoot: Christie Pits by Tanja-Tiziana

Freestyle Photoshoot - Riot at Christie Pits by Justin Soegandi
Freestyle Photoshoot - Riot at Christie Pits by Justin Soegandi

Freestyle Photoshoot - Riot at Christie Pits by Justin Soegandi
Freestyle Photoshoot - Riot at Christie Pits by Justin Soegandi

Freestyle Photoshoot - Riot at Christie Pits by Justin Soegandi
Freestyle Photoshoot - Riot at Christie Pits by Justin Soegandi

Lanvin Spring Summer 2009 Ad Campaign

Lanvin Spring Summer 2009 Ad Campaign

I’m enjoying the Lanvin Spring Summer 2009 Ad Campaign. The clothing is beautiful of course, that goes without saying. I’m loving the whole “cheekily playing in your large changroom before it’s time to go out” vibe that is happening in this campaign. I usually don’t find depictions of narcissism that attractive, but I think the mirror loving Iselin works very, very well.

Yup, it’s a Meisel joint.

images: Lanvin S/S 09 : Iselin Steiro by Steven Meisel – the Fashion Spot

Market research – Tokyo, Monocle December, 2008

Market research – Tokyo

Although not part of its cultural tradition, Japan fully embraces the fun – and commercial spirit – of Christmas. As the festive season draws nearer, Monocle’s house model hits the streets to fill his basket for a toasty night with an equally hot companion.

Monocle’s male editorials are my favourite right now. See previous.

Nick Knight, Susie Smoking – Yohji Yamamoto Autumn/Winter 1988-89

Nick Knight, Susie Smoking - Yohji Yamamoto Autumn/Winter 1988-99

This haunting image was shot Yohji Yamamoto’s Autumn/Winter 1988-’89 catalogue. I love it.

NICK KNIGHT
Susie Smoking, 1988
Hand-coated pigment print, printed 2008. 76.2 x 60.5 cm. (30 x 23.8 in).  Signed, dated and numbered 1/3 in pencil on the verso. One from an edition of 3 plus 2 artist’s proofs.

image: Phillips de Pury & Company: NICK KNIGHT , Susie Smoking

So this is where those media wall photos go


I was wondering where the media wall photos end up after my gifting lounge experience. Check out the link to see wearing me Jeremy Laing. Sorry but you have to register with the site to see the photos in large size.

Photos from Ultra Supper Club NightClub Toronto Smashbox Cosmetics Film Fest Swag Lounge at Ultra Sep 6, 2008

Smashbox Cosmetics Film Fest Swag Lounge at Ultra – Saturday Sep 6, 2008
Ultra Supper Club 314 Queen Street West , Toronto , Ontario
Smashbox Cosmetics held a special Film Festival Swag Lounge Saturday night at Ultra Supper Club. The girls of Canadian media came out in droves to get some swag, including the hosts and staff of Entertainment Tonight Canada, MTV and eTalk.

Edit: The TChad Party photos are here.

Jil Sander Fall Winter 2008 – 2009 Ad Campaign


I’m loving the Jil Sander Ad Campaign. I was a fan of his collection this season. His architectural take on the collar had me hooked.


Lara Stone looks amazing in these. I’m not a big Natasha fan, but I like her profile shots.

via the Fashion Spot – Jil Sander F/W 08.09 : Natasha Poly, Lara Stone & Matvey Lykov by Willy Vanderperre
images: same source