Posts Tagged ‘The Fashionisto’

Portrait: Satoshi Toda for The Fashionisto


A quick, early morning portrait series of Satoshi Toda (New York Models), shot for The Fashionisto.   See the entire set on The Fashionisto Daily Digest here. special thanks to Carl at The Fashionisto

MADE IN JAPAN: Satoshi Toda for The Fashionisto


Made In Kanagawa, to be exact: Satoshi Toda (New York Models / Marilyn MGM Paris) for The Fashionisto: styling by Eugene Ong; hair by Jill O’Neil @ Refuge Salon; photo assistant Kacie Tomita.  Check out the story in higher-res on The Fashionisto Daily Digest here. Of the editorials I shot in 2011, I think my [...]

L.A. Confidential: Designated Drivers


Andrew Phillips (Click); grooming by Ernesto Casillas Native Californians Andrew Phillips and Johnny Beyer ended up at the Fashionisto L.A. Casting Call by playing chauffeur to their respective model buddies.  The similarities end there:  Andrew is a total goofball who’s just starting out, and he happily jumped into the hot seat;  Johnny is super low-key [...]

L.A. Confidential: Ryan Curry


Have a look at Ryan Curry’s (Next) book and you see a complete chameleon; one minute he’s all boyish charm and the next he’s convincingly bad-ass.  Ryan is definitely one of the guys from The Fashionisto’s L.A. Casting Call that I’d like to shoot again – great face, great attitude…. Grooming by Ernesto Casillas.

L.A. Confidential: Corey Wallace


There are basically 2 kinds of flawless beauty; there’s run-of-the-mill flawless beauty, and then there’s ridiculous and completely unfair flawless beauty – you know, the kind that comes with brains, personality, inventiveness, foreign accent – the works.  Australian native Corey Wallace (Next) – a dead-ringer for the young Gary Cooper – could be the finest [...]

L.A. Confidential: A.J. English


Winding down with The Fashionisto’s L.A. Casting Call, here we have A.J. English (Next), one of the nicest surprises of the day.  Self-aware in the best possible way, A.J. knows how to take a picture.  I could have easily edited twenty frames or more, from the 5 minute session, but Carl doesn’t want me to [...]

L.A. Confidential: Justin Gaston


I was happy to see that Justin Gaston (Vision) was on the list for The Fashionisto L.A. Casting Call – apart from his obvious good looks, he’s charming in a very understated, authentic way – he’s almost from another time.  Grooming by Ernesto Casillas. I dug up a shot of Justin, with a retro vibe [...]

L.A. Confidential: Double Vision


Continuing with The Fashionisto L.A. Casting Call, here’s George Finn (Vision); grooming by Ernesto Casillas. George has a great name, perfect skin and extremely wide-set eyes.  Does anything else really matter? Nickolas Beltran (Vision) is one of the few guys that I was able to spend more than five minutes with (in the parking lot, [...]

L.A. Confidential: Jake


Continuing with models from Photogenics at the L.A. Casting Call for The Fashionisto, we have a new face known only as Jake, who was extremely easy to shoot; grooming by Ernesto Casillas special thanks to M.M.

L.A. Confidential: Peter Urisch


File under Unicorn: The spectacular Peter Urisch (Photogenics); grooming by Ernesto Casillas Peter has been on my shortlist for quite a while, so I was really happy that Carl chose him for the casting call (I stayed out of things).  He has the most extraordinary look – something almost archaic….so I just let him stand [...]

L.A. Confidential: Maxime Bergougnoux


The perfectly perfect Maxime Bergougnoux (Photogenics); grooming by Ernesto Casillas The Fashionisto touched down in L.A., albeit briefly.  A casting call was held, a number of select models appeared, and I used the occasion to bust out the tungsten lights that were gathering dust to shoot some quick, classic Hollywood-inspired portraits and assorted animations.  Here’s [...]

Louis Galloway: The Fashionisto Daily Digest [Preview]


A preview of Louis Galloway (Fusion), from an upcoming feature for The Fashionisto Daily Digest; styled by Carl Barnett; hair by David Colvin; makeup by Georgi Sandev

Something Wicked This Way Comes for The Fashionisto


Coming soon, but not soon enough – The Fabulous Fusion Boys:  Randy Lebeau (above) and Tony Thornburg (below). Styling by Carl Barnett; hair by David Colvin; makeup by Georgi Sandev. special thanks to Jody at Fusion

Amor Vincit Omnia


A face right out of a Caravaggio painting; Dylan Reitz @ Wilhelmina NY.  Styled by Carl Barnett; hair by Colin Yeo; makeup by Georgi Sandev.

The Laird of Kiloran


Scotland’s own Louis Galloway (Fusion); styled by Carl Barnett; hair by David Colvin; makeup by Georgi Sandev special thanks to Jody at Fusion, Carl at The Fashionisto

Coming Attractions


Looking like a million bucks, Brandon Gray, Colten Scott, Justin Pinos & Devin Grant @ Vision; Styling by Lisa Tarlow & Eugene Ong; Hair by Kali (Celestine); Makeup by Geoffrey Rodriguez (Ford Artists); Photo assistant Conan Thai;  All clothing by Native Son. Following sold-out shows at The Coconut Grove and Caesar’s Palace, four of Vision’s [...]

Happy MEaster!


God’s gift to photographers, Luis Borges @ DNA.  Styled by Carl Barnett; hair by Colin Yeo; makeup by Georgi Sandev Thank you Adrian C. and Brandon G. and Brian K. and Carl B. and Chris A. and Christopher W. and Colin Y. and Colten S. and Conan T. and David C. and David U. and [...]

Notes On Andres


Andres Matiz @ Major, for And Men Magaine; styling by Eugene Ong; grooming by Alex Polillo for Starworks Artists; bronze rings – Ramsey Conder; jacket – Junya Watanabe Comme des Garcons Man Colombian native Andres Matiz has one of the most finely-drawn, aristocratic-looking faces I’ve had the pleasure of shooting.  I first shot Andres for [...]

Clowning By Numbers


Michael Catarama @ Specimen /PhotoGenics/ Ford; grooming by Dale Johnson (Artists by Timothy Priano); styling by Eugene Ong; all clothes by Endovanera; boots by Paul Smith; socks by Paul Smith and Junya Watanabe Note to self: if a model’s already been shot by Peter Lindbergh for V Man, chances are your going to get good [...]

The SHINee Effect


Sangil Kim @ Specimen /Major/ Elite Milan; styling by Eugene Ong “My name is Richard, and I am a K-Pop addict.” According to my friend Taka (who very likely goes to bed each night uncontrollably humming, say, 2pm‘s Tik Tok), “K-Pop is like a very bad drug.”  Since meeting Sangil Kim, I too, have become [...]

Written On The Wind [part 1]


Sean Thomson @ Ford; coat by Rachel Comey; jacket by Dries Van Noten; jeans by South Willard I could shoot Ford’s Sean Thomson until the cows come home.  Pardon the pun, but it’s easy to imagine shooting Sean a hundred different ways.  By any standard, this nineteen-year-old has a perfect face, and – in and [...]