As a Chinese child growing up in 1960s and 70s suburban London, food has always been a curiosity to me. My meals at home were nothing like my school dinners and as for the local ‘Chinese Takeaway’, well, that was as foreign to me as the local ‘Curry House’ or even our local Italian restaurant.
Lagos, October 2011 After two years in and out of the third largest city in the world, Rem Koolhaas called the Nigerian wen something ‘at the forefront of a globalising modernity’: “Lagos is not catching up with us. Rather, we may be catching up with Lagos.” Constantly on its insane evolution hoping to strike off …
This is a story that develops itself. Based on no conversations, it just develops itself as we gaze at a beauty – well, I mean photographs, and more precisely the photographs of whom Stefano Gabbana calls ‘a ravishing, true Italian icon’, which may have awakened primitive desire and sensual nature inside every mortal.
People may wonder what the Quebec born lad was thinking when Rick Genest transformed himself from an unassuming teenage into The Zombie Boy; a living piece of artwork emblazed with tattoos and disturbing morbid imagery. But, if you ask Rico The Zombie Boy, a body inked with deadly symbols, rotting flesh and exposed body parts, …
Photography: Takahiro Ogawa Art Direction: Fiona Ip Styling: Beagy Zielinski Model: Luisa Bianchin @ DNA
Born beautiful, Tyra Banks hit the genetic lottery and was embraced by the fashion industry. As a teenager, the ‘it’ girl appeared on every important cover in fashion history.
American Fashion Director: Derek Warburton Photographer: Christopher Logan Talent: Kris Humphries
Photography: Regen Chen Styling: Luis Zulayhka @ Push Artist Management Models: Emily Fox @ Next Canada, Daniel Finlan @ Push Agency
The sky is the limit for these unusual Supermodels. Albinism was once considered a curse, but for the luminescent New Yorkers who have taken the fashion industry by storm, Diandra Forrest and Shaun Ross show the world that being different can be a blessing in disguise. INTRODUCING THE LUMINESSIENT DIANDRA FORREST Where are you from? …
Photography: Hironobu Sato Art Direction: Tetsuya Chihara Models: Jun @ Image, Sayo @ Bellona