Whats Poppington: Timmi Radicke by Satoshi Saïkusa in Givenchy for Huge Mag

Timmi is photographed by Satoshi Saïkusa and outfitted in fall’s Givenchy collection. Taking the range to a new reality, Timmi gets a canine co-star for a thrilling new story.

Whats Poppington:Henry by Cameron McNee for Attitude

Cool Kid–Cameron McNee photographs AMCK model Henry for a new feature in collaboration with Oki-ni for Attitude magazine. Outfitted by Elauan Lee, a mix of streetwear and chic staples come together for a relaxed outing.

Whats Poppington: Rodarte for Opening Ceremony

For another season Rodarte teams up with Opening Ceremony, with lower priced and a more everyday ready to wear approach. Kate and Laura are back again with full skirts, silk prints, cable knit sweaters, and ‘Pinafore’ inspired dresses. Im getting a chic ‘Big Love’ or little house on a prairie effect from this collection, and I love it. This collection will be hitting stores and online in October.

Whats Poppington: Versace fall 2011 Campaign ads

The house’s Fall 2011 campaign is also perpetuating a new Versace era; instead of Mario Testino, who has done Versace campaign honors since 2004, Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott were the photographers of choice, a Versace first. And rather than featuring a celebrity or a blonde — as is typical for Versace — the campaign focuses on the brunette Saskia de Brauw. “For me, it is expected to have the blonde girl, the sexy girl, and this is what Versace meant recently,” explained Donatella. “But I thought about how in the past, when Gianni used girls like Kristen McMenamy and Stella Tennant, everyone was always saying, ‘Wow, this is not a Versace girl, she is not blonde.’ Sometimes you need to renew yourself to work better and to make a little bit of a push.” Of the resulting images, Versace added: “It’s a glamorous woman and it’s a little pop, which I love. Mert and Marcus are very talented and full of ideas. This season is just the beginning. I want to push something different and new.”

Whats Poppington: Isabeli Fontana, and Joan Smalls as Prince, MJ, Tupac, Sid Vicious , Klaus Nomi, Suzi Quatro, and Diana Ross

In July’s W Magazine, two of our favorite top models Isabeli and Joan Smalls decide to do some gender bending, eye popping, greased body, over the top reicarnations of our favorite Pop icons, Meet the new Michael, Prince, Tupac, Sid Vicious, Klaus Nomi, Suzi Quatro, and Diana Ross of fashion, all photos by Terry Richardson

Smalls, as Diana Ross, wears Altuzarra’s fox fur coat; Gucci’s silk chiffon scarf gown. Jennifer Fisher’s 14k yellow gold earrings, Tom Ford shoes.

Isabeli Fontana, as Klaus Nomi, wears Gareth Pugh’s black and gold wool and PVC dress.

Fontana, as Sid Vicious, wears Yves Saint Laurent’s reversed silk satin jacket; Ann Demeulemeester’s leather pants. Chrome Hearts bracelet (worn as necklace), Jessica Robinson Jewelry’s brushed 18k white gold and diamond ring, Junya Watanabe boots

Smalls, as Tupac Shakur, wears Bottega Veneta’s nero jersey jacket; BCBG’s rayon T-shirt. Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci necklace.

Fontana, as Axl Rose, wears Balmain’s black lambskin top; Diesel Black Gold’s black leather pants. Bess cap; Silver Lining x Opening Ceremony sunglasses; Miansai by Michael Saiger choker; Tom Binns necklaces; Philip Crangi cuff, Chrome Hearts bracelet, Philip Crangi cuff (right wrist, from top); Chrome Hearts bracelets (left wrist); the Cast vintage belt

Photos: Wmagazine.com

Whats Poppington: Through the lens of Julian Schratter

With his insider perspective and a clean keen eye for a fashion moment no one captures the energy backstage quite like Julian Schratter. Take a look at his dynamic shots from Milan, from Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, to Vivienne Westwood. His shots were raw, un edited in your face, they looked very simple, but dynamic, just like a group of guys after a soccer game but with cigarettes…..Very Poppington

Photos: http://throughjuleslens.blogspot.com

Whats Poppington: Alexander Johansson, David Agbodji & Guy Robinson by Mario Testino for D&G Fall 2011 Campaign

Whats Poppington: Marc Jacobs plays “dress up” with Prada’s fall 2011 collection in Industrie

Okay I just want to say that I love Marc Jacobs with passion, and the fact he decided to play “dress up” with Miuccia effortless classy Prada collection, makes me adore him even more. He plays out as a Miuccia maniac. Marc dresses up in womens clothing, and shows the designer dressed in a variety of head to toe looks for Prada’s Fall 2011 Collection.

Marc, clearly a voracious Prada fan, was shot by Manuela Pavesi, Micciua’s best friend. Quoted in the spread is Miuccia herself: “Of course I like Marc dressing in Prada very much. I think he is very brave and, most important of all, he looks completely acceptable and elegant. He has a real spirit and I like his work.” He also said “I got through this dreary winter by coming to work each day dressed in Cat-in-the-hat fur boas, striped pencil skirts, hospital scrubs, correctional-facility tops and brogue/espadrille/creeper-style shoes-all Prada. Some men’s, and some from the women’s collection.” according to Katie Grand, he bought two of every skirt from the collection, one from NY and Paris…..thats our Marc.

Whats Poppington: Randy Lebeau for Inhabit Fall 2011

Winter Knits–Bundled in heavy-duty knits, Randy Lebeau is enlisted for Inhabit’s fall 2011 lookbook. Featuring a line up of wardrobe staples ranging from sweaters to long johns, the collection is developed in a muted color palette of greys and blacks–executed in fine fabrications with relaxed constructions for a disheveled silhouette.

Whats Poppington: Adnan Djinovic for Marc Jacobs Fall 2011

Its being named ‘A gentemans rendezvous’ This is an early look at the Marc Jacobs’s Fall 2011 collection. The modern day working man, that leaves the office and to the bar on the corner for happy hour, and from the bar back to the office. The neutral colors is what makes this collection stand out especially the corals and teals. The signature look is the pleated trousers and fitted denim. Sophisitication, elegant, modern and always a classic.

Whats Poppington: Francois Cadiere for Louis Vuitton


I’m always a big huge supporter of Artist, or photographers collaborating with major designers, the latest: Louis Vuitton. We all know, or some of us, Lous Vuitton is known for their great craftsmanship work on their leather goods, and monogrammed logo LV. The brand’s items like leather goods and leopard print scarves in particular have iconic meaning as the design house’s trademarks. In order to continue with such recognition the brand decided to invite an artist who could follow the creative stipulation of Louis Vuitton and introduce a successive change for the silk scarves collection. As a result Belgian artist, Francois Cadiere was chosen. Cadiere is recognized for his surrealistic photography and handmade collages with sophisticated hints. He designed the unique collection of silk printed scarves for the fall 2011 season aiming ‘to set off an inner voyage’ through the illustration’s source.


The collaboration leads into the synergy of Vuitton’s signature and Cadiere’s fantastic eye for collages. Continuing the LV tradition of inspiration, the artistic source of the collection are all taking from the Berlin’s influences. The most iconic designs of LV are presented in a group or series of Cadieres’s Uber fantastic illustrations called “Edun”. They resemble street culture and art posters that present the way of wearing the scarves. The idea was born from Louis Vuitton calling upon the expertise of Liberty department store. The future costumers would feel encouraged with creativity and explore numerous ways how to transform the scarf into belt, rolled headpiece or bow.