Marine Van Outryve by Taner Tumkaya for Chasseur Magazine
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“A fishtail fine-knit top was open at the back for a flash of spine. A printed rich green chaotically ruched dress, low enough for an “oops, pardon me” of nipple, was worn beneath a violet cardie embroidered with what looked like rutting stags. All this above some fine 4-inch platform creepers. The overall effect was slatternly, in a good way. Plus there was Fabio, a one-shouldered black silk gown—with a train—over check trousers, and a big-shouldered silver scene-stealer teamed with a miniskirt and one of those fetching phallic accessories.” –Luke Leitch
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Kablaaahw!!! Dropping the 6th issue feels so good, you guys, but I also feel like I just birthed a child. Again, a big high five and sincerest gratitude to everyone who contributed. I’m stoked to have you all as colleagues and homies.
For all you Spotifiers, I made a quick playlist of all the tunes I was listening to while laying out this issue. You can find me under Melanie deJesus and the playlist is called PhotogenicsMAG Issue No.6. And if you’re not already on Spotify, you should be. For real. It’s EVERYTHING.
To everyone who follows Photogenics, have a bitchin’ end of the summer and get ready for our fall issue. Lots of surprises to come. – M-
It’s Monday. BLEH. Really…The worst day of the week, but while so many people out there are grinning and bearing through the day, begrudgingly going through the motions, I get to come to work and look at pretty photos all day and then go make music when I’m done. #sorrynotsorry. Not a bad way to start off another week, and for that I am tremendously grateful. There’s something to be said about getting to do the things you love for a living, so to everyone reading this: We have to dream big. Settling is not an option. Our sanity depends on it…and so on and so forth.
It’s a LOOK.BOOK.LOVE kind of day, and I’ve decided to feature our babe-of-all-babes, Daria P. in “Cry Baby” For Love and Lemons Summer ’13 shot by Zoey Grossman. Another on-point concept styled by Nasty Gal senior stylist and Purse’n Boots blogger, Ashley Glorioso. …and damn, girl. THOSE LIPS!!! I want it all.
So here we are with another Monday under our belts. Let’s just brace ourselves for the week ahead and be eternally grateful for the good, shall we? What other way is there? -M-