I’m sorry to do this to you because I may well be taking hours out of your life by telling you about this incredible series of videos from famed British photographer, Nick Knight. They are interviews with models to show the history of contemporary fashion photography through their eyes, and after watching quite a few of the Kate Moss videos so far I’ve found it’s an amazing behind the scenes look at some of the world’s most iconic fashion images.
Block out some time, because I warn you, they’re addictive!
It couldn’t really be more Burberry if it tried – Kate and Cara sitting on a giant perfume bottle, in classic Burberry trench coats. Despite not being able to appreciate the perfume one iota (due to scrambled olfactory senses after the birth of my son – my sense of smell has never gone back to normal, such a bummer), I can still appreciate two British supermodels being gorgeous as it rains perfume. Sigh. If only life were like that.
In fact stuff the supermodels and the perfumed rain, I’d settle for one of those Burberry trench coats.
Featuring Kate Moss (who just never seems to age), here’s a look at her photo shoot for the new Dior Addict Extreme campaign. The new Dior lippies look gorgeous and are right up my current alley as I’m loving rich saturated colour with just the right amount of shine.
Shot by David Sims, with makeup by Lucia Pieroni and hair by Guido.
I found this video the other day and couldn’t resist posting it for a number of different reasons:
– Kate the Great. ‘Nuff said
– Longchamp make beautiful bags
– I love the house that they shot in – it’s an incredible home in West London that someone actually lives in and it’s full of the most beautiful little objects and nooks and crannies. I assisted Kay Montano there when she was shooting with Ellen Von Unwerth. It is the ultimate location home.
– Alasdair McLellan directed it and not only is he one of my favourite photographers, he’s a lovely guy. Can’t get enough of his gorgeous campaigns at the moment.
– Katie Shillingford styling. Odile on hair. Tom Pecheux on makeup. Need I say more?
Kate Moss will always be dear to my heart as I have essentially grown up with her. I remember being at the newsagent when her iconic The Face cover, shot by Corinne Day came out and being mesmerised by her, she felt like such a fresh new burst of energy into the unattainably glamorous world of the supermodels. I worked with her assisting Kay Montano on a Bruce Weber shoot and I can, hand on heart, say she is the most superb model I have ever worked with – when Kate is working she is ON, with the most extraordinary presence and the ability to project that essential je ne sais quoi like no one else in the business.
And now she’s married! Can’t wait to get my mitts on the US September Vogue to see all the pics first hand. Until then these Vogue.com vids will have to suffice. Enjoy!