Category Archives: John Galliano for Christian Dior

Betti Page is Back – Nautical Dior

Bettie Page – pin – up style, vintage glamour, retro charming bangs, seductive red lips, broad smile – we could numerate endless features concerning this remarkable style icon. Her retro vibe came back in a glourious opening for Christian Dior SS’11 season. Featuring the blonde version of Bettie, the Noblesse Korea’s editorial highlights the key images from Christian Dior catwalk. The model, Julia Valimaki is surrounded with vintage mood of interiors. As a result, there are images resembling vintage paintings with a harmony between nautical fashion mode and retro chic.

For more, please check my article for entitled If Bettie Page were blonde .

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Ming Xi Couture 2011

Ming Xi Couture 2011

The impressive Asian inspirations showcased on Haute Couture for Spring/ Summer 2011 were the main stream of fascinations for Nick Knight’s shooting a new model Ming Xi.  Her Chinese origins are the perfect match to depict Asian beauty and finest selection of Jean Paul Gaultier, Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci, and John Galliano for Christian Dior creations.

V Magazine
Photographer: Nick Knight
Styling: Jonathan Kaye
Model: Ming Xi at Ford
Hair: Sam McKnight
Make-up: Petros Petrohilos
Nails: Adam Slee at Streeters
Casting: Michelle Lee
Interview and Analysis: Alexander Fury
Sound Supervision: Neal Bryant
Photographic Assistance: Zoë Hitchen, James Robotham, Roo Kendall and Alex Lockett
Digital Operator: Joseph Colley
Styling Assistance: Raquel Franco and Max Ortega
Make-up Assistance: Sofia Bermudez
Hair Assistance: Cyndia Harvey
Sound Assistance: Jon Emmony
SHOWstudio Assistance: Ogun Gortan, Stephanie Jedrzejewski and Penny Tu
Production: Charlotte Knight and Amy Ireland

Mannequin supplied by Rootstein

Thanks to Kevin Arpino at Rootstein and all at V magazine

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