Filipino American Marga Esquivel as a Flying Ninja Model after Akris SS 2016, Paris
Japanese model Mona Matsuoka was stretching after Pascal Millet SS 2016 to celebrate the start of Paris Fashion Week, which is the last destination of fashion month. 8 more days to go!
Continuing my project with models and lights, here is a series of 19 photos taken during Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016 after the Versace, DSquared2 and Missoni shows. This collection of images is different from my previous series “Muses of Lights” in that the models were aware that I was capturing the light. I had less than a minute to capture the images before the girls had to run to their next rehearsal, show or fitting. All taken spontaneously and unphotoshopped, I gave the models some props and simple direction. In the end, all of the girls became active participants in the making of the photos. I am pleased to present a genuine and fun collaboration between artist and muses: Musing with Lights: MFW SS 2016.
American model Peyton Knight after Versace SS 2016
Croatian model Anita Lijic after DSquared2 SS 2016
American model Bella Hadid after Missoni SS 2016
Indian model Bhumika Arora after Dsquared2 SS 2016
Dutch model Damaris Goddrie after Missoni SS 2016
Chinese model Dylan Xue after Versace SS 2016
Belgian model Hanne Gaby Odiele after Missoni SS 2016
Australian model Julia Nobis after Versace SS 2016
Dutch model Julia van Os after DSquared2 SS 2016
German model Kris Gottschalk after Versace SS 2016
Dominican model Lineisy Montero after Missioni SS 2016
Russian model Liza Ostanina after DSquared2 SS 2016
Dutch model Marjan Jonkman after Missoni SS 2016
Argentinian model Mica Arganaraz after Versace SS 2016
Polish model Paula Galecka after Missoni SS 2016
Indian model Pooja Mor after Missoni SS 2016
Dutch model Roos Abels after DSquared2 SS 2016
American model Willow Hand after Missoni SS 2016
American model Zuzu Tadeushuk after Missoni SS 2016
∞ PICTURED HERE: Anita Lijic, Bella Hadid, Bhumika Arora, Damaris Goddrie, Dylan Xue, Hanne Gaby Odiele, Julia Nobis, Julia van Os, Kris Gottschalk, Lineisy Montero, Liza Ostanina, Marjan Jonkman, Mica Arganaraz, Models, Paula Galecka, Peyton Knight, Pooja Mor, Roos Abels, Willow Hand, Zuzu Tadeushuk
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From top to bottom: Karlie Kloss; Adriana Lima; Lily Aldridge; Hilary Rhoda; Magdalena Frackowiak; Sara Sampaio; Lais Ribeiro; Monika Jac Jagaciak; Jacquelyn Jablonski; Behati Prinsloo; Sui He (何穗); Lily Donaldson; Devon Windsor; Doutzen Kroes; Sigrid Agren, Josephine Skriver and Caroline Brasch Nielsen; Ming Xi (奚梦瑶); Maria Borges; Martha Hunt; Candice Swanepoel; Maryna Linchuk; Cindy Bruna; Izabel Goulart; Jasmine Tookes; Elsa Hosk; Alessandra Ambrosio
∞ PICTURED HERE: Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Behati Prinsloo, Candice Swanepoel, Caroline Brasch Nielsen, Cindy Bruna, Devon Windsor, Doutzen Kroes, Elsa Hosk, Hilary Rhoda, Izabel Goulart, Jacquelyn Jablonski, Jasmine Tookes, Josephine Skriver, Karlie Kloss, Lais Ribeiro, Lily Aldridge, Lily Donaldson, Magdalena Frackowiak, Maria Borges, Martha Hunt, Maryna Linchuk, Ming Xi, Models, Monika Jac Jagaciak, Sara Sampaio, Sigrid Agren, Sui He
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Japanese model Chiharu Okunugi and Korean model Ji Hye Park (박지혜) having some fun after Barbara Bui SS 2014, Paris
Chinese model Liu Wen (刘雯) after Anna Sui SS 2014, New York City
Liu Wen was recently ranked #5 on The World’s Highest-Paid Models, 2013 list by Forbes. The Chinese beauty is the first Asian model to make it onto the list.
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