Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Editorial Watch

This new weekly feature will allow us to indulge in the most beautiful and interesting editorial[s] of the week...

photographed by Cathrin Jo Ann Wind for Diva
styling Yoan Gonfond
make-up Diana Galante c/o Top Agence

Photographer Cathrin Jo Ann Wind produced an unusual fashion editorial for Diva magazine, Austria. American painter Edward Hopper, who in the 1950s captured the solitude of the contemporary individual in sensitive pictures, inspired her shoot.

To capture the feel of the paintings, Cathrin commissioned miniature models, which she then photographed using meticulous lighting. Designs by J. P. Gaultier Maille, Salvatore Ferragamo, Burberry Prorsum, Stella McCartney, Missoni and Maurizio Pecoraro were added later.

An incredibly elaborate post-production completed the look: resulting in an editorial filled with light and shadow play, between reality and dream.

A very interesting concept, executed beautifully.


[photos courtesy of gosee.us]


Sunaina said...

I love these images! The shadow play looks amazing!

Mat said...

they have a film noir quality about them, if you ignore the colour of course.

LyddieGal said...

These photos are stunning, I can't even fathom how much time and work it took to get them so perfectly composed and to get that effect. Just beautiful.

Dusk said...

WOW. These are surreal... Film noir [avec couleur oui :) ] but also like old movie posters or pulp fiction covers!

When I first read this;
"To capture the feel of the paintings, Cathrin commissioned miniature models, "
...I thought they were talking about the women!!!! hahahahahahaha. yes I'm an idiot!

michelle_ said...

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caroline said...

love these editorials
really wonderful
great inspiration
thanks for sharing and for the sweet comments!


Josie said...

This shoot is absolutely GORGEOUS! I love how the photos look like paintings.
xxoo Josie

Adele said...

Took me a while to work out which blog was your current one lol great post!
- Adele

Aimee said...

beautiful pictures, awesome blog, im following!

knk said...

awesome pictures great
i like all of them, its very interesting and beautiful

Cafe Fashionista said...

Ooh, I LOVE this editorial. It makes me think of "Valley of the Dolls" for some reason. Stunning!! :)

nookie said...

amazing editorial, the pics look like paintings!

Ruta, Look Ugly in a Photograph said...

These images are breathtaking. My favourite is the second last one. How gorgeous.

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Death Wears Diamond Jewellery said...

gorgeous! i love editorials that tell a story

MizzJ said...

Very original editorial! I love how they have such an old, retro feel to them and such warmth. It's almost hard to tell that it's a photo!