W Fashion Stories by Stefano Tonchi
The monthly American fashion magazine W is more than 40 years a must for everyone who is professionally or as aficionados of fashion, design and photography. Without fear of costs and risks, the most famous fashion photographers, art directors, models and stylists to the large-format pages of W may let off steam on your mood, which has contributed significantly to its reputation and the worldwide success of the magazine.
This volume presents in original size and glossy eleven spectacular photo-stories that have high-caliber of their profession as Steven Meisel, Paolo Roversi, Steven Klein, Alex Prager or Tim Walker devised in recent years for W. With models, which in turn belong to the icons of film and fashion world especially Tilda Swinton, closely followed by Kate Moss and Amber Valletta they staged their visions, erotic fantasies, dreams and nightmares in brilliant photo spreads.
The making-of is supplied by the photographers, model or an art director in accompanying texts, a look behind the scenes, which is no less exciting than the photographed Short Stories itself. Miuccia Prada, co-owner of the Milan fashion brand, and Stefano Tonchi, author and since 2010 editor of W, wrote introductory forewords.
Author: Stefano Tonchi