We shot this beauty story for Marie Claire China with superstar makeup artist and Revlon’s Global Creative Director Gucci Westman at my studio in NYC. We actually shot five images for this story, but I’m still waiting for the rest of the layouts from the mag. Styling by Guillaume Boulez @ MW Artists and hair by Yoichi Tamizawa @ Art Dept
Ok, so “Let them eat cake!” would have been the more obvious title,
but you don’t know what it’s like coercing models to actually eat cake…
New BTS video shot on our latest Marie Claire China editorial
We had a lot of fun shooting this story in a bakery after-hours and then in studio
with dozens of pastel colored cakes (real & fake..
BEWARE: You might get the diabetes just watching this thing.
We shot this story for Marie Claire magazine (China) and it is about beauty and style inspirations from decades past. We eventually agreed upon Bettie Paige, Penelope Tree, Jerry Hall, Maddona (80’s version, and Courtney Love. The magazine is distributed throughout China, and I don’t think the editors really “got” my initial suggestions of Mrs. Roper, Kelly LeBrock circa Weird Science, Grace Jones, and Jo from Facts of Life. All the shots feature the same model, who (to me anyway) looks like a different girl in each pic. All the clothes and jewelry are from current collections…nothing vintage at all.