The rise of Deva Cassel in the fashion industry is nothing short of spectacular. While it’s true that she is the daughter of two renowned actors, Monica Bellucci and Vincent Cassel, her star power is entirely her own. At a tender age of 18, Deva has already carved out an impressive niche as an ambassador for some of the biggest brands in the world, such as Dior, Cartier, and Dolce & Gabbana. But what truly sets her apart is her rare blend of natural beauty, poise, intelligence, and humility, all of which make her a mesmerizing presence on and off the runway.
breaking the mold – david gandy
David Gandy has achieved remarkable success and longevity in the fiercely competitive world of male modeling. From representing Dolce & Gabbana to Marks & Spencer to his sustainable fashion brand, David Gandy Wellwear, Gandy’s journey
is not just a series of accomplishments. It is one of passion, perseverance, and an unwavering commitment to staying true to oneself.
a rising star — thomas doherty
Thomas Doherty, a luminary actor and musician from Edinburgh, possessed of singular charm and intellect was a perfect fit for the cover of our first issue. The Scottish talent sings in Hulu’s High Fidelity, acts in roles like Max Wolfe of HBO Max’s Gossip girl reboot and Walter de Ville in the film “The Invitation”, and represents Dior as an Ambassador. Thomas’s talents span a truly dazzling array of shapes and forms.
house of coco – coco rocha
With her kindness, easy-going nature, and exceptional talent, Coco Rocha was the perfect choice for the cover of our first issue. This mesmerizing beauty’s ability to capture the essence of each look and tell a different story just by striking a pose is poetic and inspiring. From her modeling career to her successful Coco Rocha modeling camps, to being the proud mother of three, Coco gives us a lesson on the value of enjoying the process.
While scouting for the perfect New York City spots to shoot both our cover stories, our Creative Director Jvdas Berra, with an eye for the unique, stumbled upon Schmidli Backdrops, a company that specializes in custom hand painted backdrops. Through a series of synchronicities, we came into contact with the Los Angeles-based business, and to our great surprise, discovered that the founder and owner of the company is Swiss from Basel! We have since had the pleasure to sit down and talk to Marco Schmidli to discuss life, art, and the future.
Colin Phelan is a New York based set designer and prop stylist who, together with our team, created the sets for the cover shoots of our first issue. His humble and quiet demeanor is not to be underestimated as his brilliance and creativity enabled every image to come alive in ways we could not have imagined. His talent is only matched by his kindness, both extraordinary.