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Cover Photography: Cameron James Wilson Hair & Make-Up: Adam Burrell Model: Anna @ Premier Model Management. Editor-In-Chief Tallulah Doherty Art Direction Edgar Hoffmann Photographers Cameron James Wilson Stefani Ania Suffo Matthew Pandolfe Simon Thistle Anna Thiessen Ikwa Zhao Lucie Hugary Barry Hollywood Damon Baker Ryan Aylesworth Jesse Laitinen Alan Chan Sarah Jane Amar Daved www.glossy-mag.com Twitter: @GlossyMag Facebook Group: Glossy Magazine All Enquiries: hello@glossy-mag.com © Glossy Magazine 2010- All Rights Reserved. Fashion Editor Marian Kihogo Features Editor Rachel Royce Video Editing Georgia Hudson Marie Schuller Contributors Alexis J Grace Carroll Biki John Hayden Williams Lucy Laucht Laurel Waldron Laura Walls Bip Ling Evangeline Ling

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1 Three Trends To Wear Now Shearling, Capes and Ombre Hair we’ve got the lowdown on the hottest looks for autumn/ winter 2010. 9 10 Glossy Editorial After You 2 Blog Loving Stephanie J editor of NEET Magazine chats to us exclusively about how she got her start in online publishing and her future plans. Glossy Editorial Boys Wanna Be Her Glossy Video Interview Zara Martin, TV Presenter Five Minutes With…Alicia Ong We catch up with the designer behind boutique label Al & Alicia. Intern Diaries Blogger Lucy Laucht strives to gain a foothold in the fashion industry in New York. Glossy Editorial City Dweller Feast From The East Laurel Waldron investigates the Fashion East phenomenon that has helped nurture some of today’s most successful designers. 11 3 12 Glossy Meets… Sex blogger Chloe of “So I Met This Guy” Glossy Editorial C’est Chic 4 13 5

About A Girl Laura Walls explores the platonic girl crush.

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Glossy Editorial Kadri Glossy Editorial Bronzed “My Muses” by Illustrator Hayden Williams Glossy Video Interview Joel Dash, Fashion Entrepreneur Glossy Video Bip & Evangeline Ling Glossy Editorial Mountain Battle The Bold and The Beautiful Biki John breaks down autumn/ winter’s most stylish jewellery trends. Glossy Editorial Fly Away With Me The Hot List Glossy Editorial Streets Below Style Stars Our gorgeous fashionistas reveal their style tips. Glossy Editorial War Glossy Hearts Goldie London

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GLOSSY VIDEO INTERVIEW ZARA MARTIN
Photography: Amar Daved Styling: Marian Kihogo Make up: Cassie Lomas Hair: Yoshitaka Miyazaki Photography Assistant: Dean Ashton

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TV presenter, model and actress Zara Martin, exudes that old Hollywood glamour, which makes her impossible to ignore. Her smouldering looks are a result of her British father and Indian mother. This fledgling star first graced our screens as a presenter for the news and pop culture station helmed by Al Gore Current TV and has since spread her wings creatively by working on a slew of fashion and television related projects. Zara recently turned designer by collaborating with fashion label BodyAmr. She worked with the brand on a 7 piece capsule collection, which was shown as part of the BodyAmr spring summer 2011 show, at London Fashion Week. Glossy was honoured to shoot and interview the multi talented beauty.

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INTERN DIARIES
FASHION BLOGGER LUCY LAUCHT INTERNS AT FASHION PRODUCTION AGENCY NORTHSIX IN NEW YORK
A fashion marketer by trade, I started my blog www. lucylaucht.blogspot.com as an honest account of the highs and lows of moving to New York City as I strive to succeed in the industry that captivates me so. Moving to New York City to pursue my dream following a close family bereavement is one of the hardest, and possibly selfish, decisions I’ve ever made. Leaving behind family, friends and familiarity is a massive step. Despite a mind full of what ifs, I’m finally here and I’m {apprehensively} excited about it too. The phrase “If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere” was coined for good reason and four weeks into an adventure of a lifetime, here’s the story so far…

WEEK 1 – AUGUST 23
I arrive early for the first day of my internship at production agency Northsix where the office is spacious and the shelves lined with files announcing exciting names like Interview Magazine and Balenciaga. North Six’s role is to act as a production facility, organizing photo shoots for high end fashion photographers, which includes working at an editorial level with some of the worlds biggest magazines, as well as organizing shoots directly for high end fashion clients themselves and their advertising agencies. My first assignment is to run a wrap book to the Vogue Offices. I practically sprint the fifteen blocks to 4 Times Square, with visions of meeting Anna Wintour herself in the corridor. Alas, the closest I get to that dream is the messenger centre although I do spot Candy Pratts Price walking through Times Square. >>

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From the second we clicked onto “So I Met This Guy” we knew it would be one of those blogs we wouldn’t need to add to our bookmarks list to remember. Chloe’s frank take on juggling sex and relationships with a blossoming career in fashion makes for addictive reading. We caught up with her to find out more about the woman behind the alias.

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FIRST OF ALL WE JUST WANT TO SAY IT’S REFRESHING TO HAVE A WOMAN TALK SO CANDIDY ABOUT SEX AND REALLY OWN HER SEXUALITY SO WE THINK YOU TOTALLY ROCK! WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO START UP YOUR BLOG ? Thanks for the compliment; it takes one to know one. I started So I Met This Guy as a way to share my crazy escapades with other women, (and men) to inspire them to live for themselves and do what feels good. It is about taking actions that reflect one’s wants and needs. People tend to get caught up in what is expected of them and focus on fitting a certain mold; the most important thing you can do for yourself and those around you is be true to yourself. I also wanted to open women up to the idea of not being shy or afraid to express them selves sexually. Many women are embarrassed to admit YOU SEEM SO CONFIDENT IN YOUR they masturbate; it’s SEXUALITY IS THAT SOMETHING not like I walk around YOU’VE ALWAYS POSSESSED? with a sign on my Yes and No. Just like everyone I have back, but if it comes insecurities but I realized that people find up… I have no problem insecurities really unattractive; no guy talking about it. I want wants to hear a girl talk about how she to inspire that level of thinks she is fat. So I told myself, “You look comfort in everyone, damn good,” I made a point of focusing not just men. on something positive. Even if I thought my waist was not small enough, I think super skeletal is sexy, I would focus on how hot my lips and legs looked. Confidence is the key to everything and it is something that can be learned. You have to have this FUCK YOU attitude a bit. If you know you look good, other people will think you look good too. Sexy is a state of mind. WHAT ARE THE MAIN REASONS YOU WANTED TO KEEP YOUR BLOG ANONYMOUS ? For fun. I love having a wild experience and knowing that I am going home to write about it in the morning. It turns me on even more. It’s especially fun as a friend of mine owns a gossip magazine here in New York and this whole game is going on literally underneath his nose and he has NO IDEA! I also do not think that the general public is welcoming of what I am writing about (again why I feel it’s important to write about it) and I do not want it to affect my ‘real life’ job situation. I have worked very hard to get where I am professionally and I would hate

for sex to ruin that. Although if it did that would really make the point that women are not allowed to be as sexual as they naturally are without repercussions. ONE OF OUR FAVOURITE POSTS IS THE ONE IN WHICH YOU DISCUSS MONOGAMY AND THE FACT THAT BOTH WOMEN AND MEN CRAVE PHYSICAL ENCOUNTERS OUTSIDE OF MONOGAMOUS RELATIONSHIPS WHICH CAN OFTEN BECOME MONOTONOUS. WHY DO YOU THINK THESE SORTS OF DISCUSSIONS DON’T EXIST IN THE MAINSTREAM ? Because it’s really scary. It means everything we were told growing up is a lie; you’ve read a fairy tale before right? Happily ever after, case in point! It is much easier for people to pretend that they don’t feel certain things than it is to deal with those feelings. The more women I talk to, not as Chloe but as myself, the more I realize that it doesn’t matter your age, background or upbringing. At a certain point in all relationships it becomes about a choice; do you want to make what you have work or do you throw in the towel and find something new? What does making it work mean? A very close friend of mine is married and she has someone who she has sex with every week or so. That’s it. She is saving her marriage by having sex. Some people will read that and not understand it and guess what? Maybe it’s not for them to understand; it is also not for them to judge. People in the mainstream are obsessed with labeling everything! I detest labels because they give a predisposed idea of something. They have negative

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WHEN DID YOU FIRST REALISE YOU HAD A TALENT FOR DRAWING? My first memories of drawing were with my brother in our living room when I was seven years old. My mother didn’t allow us to eat sugar, so we would create art after school to sell to neighbors on the weekend. With the money we made, we would buy candy and sweets from the Hostess store down the street. I guess, at that moment, I realized people would buy my drawings. ARE YOU CURRENTLY WORKING A FULL TIME ILLUSTRATOR? Yes. I work on editorial and commercial assignments as well as my own projects. COULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR CREATIVE PROCESS WHILE WORKING ON AN ILLUSTRATION? Once I establish the direction and concept with the editors or clients I go through my tear sheets, digital image archive, my travel photos, etc., with the story in mind. I flood my head with imagery and then something clicks. I then usually do rough pencil sketches focusing on general layout, basic look and feel and general color scheme. WHERE DO YOU FIND YOUR INSPIRATION? Kind of anywhere and anything. I have an image archive of many different vintage illustrations, photos of people and places. I also find inspiration by way of magazines, blogs, traveling, fairytales, fashion, Art Nouveau, Italian Renaissance art, architecture, and even taking walks with my dog around downtown. WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING AWAY FROM ILLUSTRATION? I love spending time with my husband, family and friends. I walk all over Downtown Los Angeles with my dog. I love going to familiar and new restaurants all over LA… especially Mexican restaurants! I also love farmer’s markets, museums, and the main library in Downtown, LA. I enjoy traveling and spending time in other countries and cities and immersing myself in their cultures. And recently, I have been baking pies a lot. >>

Despite having never taken a photography class, or even glanced at a text book on the basics of the subject, 17-year old Welsh photographer, Grant Thomas, has emerged as a start on the rise within one year of moving to London. We caught up with the talented teen to chat about his influences and find out what makes him tick. WHAT SPARKED YOUR INTEREST IN PHOTOGRAPHY AND WHEN DID YOU START SHOOTING? I started shooting when I was 16 in Wales, I’ve just always been quite interested in photography and fashion and it all kind of merged together. But there wasn’t really anywhere to shoot in Wales because where I lived was so isolated so I just took photos of anything really, like, landscapes (and) portrait stuff. Then I started shooting (…) low-end fashion with (…) amateur models and amateur team members in Wales – mostly in Cardiff… then I kind of went up from there and moved to London quite quickly. WAS THERE SOMETHING IN PARTICULAR, SUCH AS A PHOTOGRAPHER WHOSE WORK YOU SAW, THAT MADE YOU WANT TO BE A PHOTOGRAPHER? I did a lot of research online but it just kind of came naturally. DID YOU EVER TAKE A PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS IN SCHOOL OR ANYTHING OF THAT SORT? No, never. Completely self-taught. DO YOU TEND TO USE NEWER CAMERAS OR DO YOU EVER VENTURE INTO OLDER CAMERAS? I’d like to shoot film I just haven’t because it’s not so convenient right now as I’m so busy I can’t really swap between them.

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ILLUSTRATIONS BY JOHN PAUL THURLOW. COURTESY OF JOHN PAUL THURLOW

ILLUSTRATOR JOHN PAUL THURLOWE
by Marian Kihogo
The precise lines of John Paul Thurlow’ work are instantly s recognisable. The illustrator and artist is known for his striking cover illustrations. His body of work includes a 100 strong collection of illustrations of his favourite magazine and record covers executed in his precise and astoundingly realistic style. The fact that John Paul Thurlow is able to recreate digitally mastered images via tHe medium of illustration is an incredible feat. With each he leaves his indelible mark by adding extra scribbles, thoughts and feelings. His work is also notable for showing the arduous process that goes into his work. His sheer technical skill is awe inspiring and it is no wonder that his counts the likes of the Gucci Group, ELLE etc s clients. We were honoured to interview the talented illustrator on his Cover series project, his work to date and much more. A LOT OF GLOSSY READERS HAVE COME ACROSS YOUR WORK AT SOME POINT OR THE OTHER VIA A BLOG OR SOME OTHER ONLINE MEDIUM BUT MANY OF US DO NOT KNOW MUCH ABOUT THE MAN BEHIND THE COVER ILLUSTRATIONS. WHO IS JOHN PAUL THURLOW? Oooh that’s a deceptively tough question to answer but to be honest I value anonymity. Everything you need to know about me is in my art and the Covers book. WHAT WAS INSPIRED YOUR COVER ILLUSTRATION PROJECT? The idea for Covers has come to me more than once. First at college where I made a piece of art, which recreated the cover of the first 7” single I ever bought: Yes Sir I can Boogie by Baccara. And once again when I went on a retreat to Japan to escape London and all it’s shit. I was automatically drawing the contents of my room in order to forget stuff and there it was: a travel size British Elle on the low table. I just kept on drawing it… although I must admit I changed the title to fit my mood. >>

PHOTOGRAPHY BY CAMERON-JAMES WILSON HAIR BY ADAM BURRELL USING BUMBLE & BUMBLE, MAKEUP BY ADAM BURRELL USING MAC COSMETICS. MODEL ANNA @ PREMIER MODEL MANAGEMENT.

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The infamous pouty lipped dolls 'With A Passion 4 Fashion' have been around since 2001 and have had such major success, it's actually quite unbelievable! These fashion dolls pushed boundaries within the doll industry and even influenced fashion designers and real life fashion trends! I have watched them grow into the phenomenon they are and even saw them overtake Barbie as the #1 selling fashion doll at the peak of the Bratz brands success. The dolls stand for fashion (of course) friendship and diversity which is very inspiring in itself! They even had an episode of Project Runway Canada all about them.....just goes to show how influential these fashion dolls are in the fashion industry!! Sassy, fashion forward and totally inspiring.....the Bratz are a big inspiration in my work and very fun to sketch and design for! Who knows..... maybe I'll end up designing a collection for the Bratz one day!

JESSICA RABBIT.
Jessica Rabbit, the iconic animated character from the movie 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' has had a major influence on my illustrations since the day I watched the movie for the first time. I was completely besotted when I was younger and I still am as a teenager. I would watch the movie, pause the video and sketch Jessica Rabbit over and over again until I perfected it! Jessica Rabbit is glamorous, sexy, and impossibly perfect....well she is animated! Still, this hasn't stopped her becoming an icon for loads of women....some go as far as having cosmetic surgery to try and look like Jessica! That signature side swept hair covering one eye, her sparkling red gown that hugs her curves in all the right places and shows off her clevage. Not forgetting her super high red stiletto heels!! Drawing Jessica has helped me perfect drawing a female form which is why she is a big inspiration. Looking at some of my fashion illustrations, I can see where I may have subconsciously added some Jessica Rabbit flair.....she is embedded in my brain still after all these years haha!

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BY HA YDEN WILLIAMS SUPER TALENTED ILLUSTRATOR HA YDEN WILLIAMS TALKS US THROUGH THE ICONS THAT SHAPED HIS CREATIVE VISION AND CONTINUE TO INFLUENCE HIS WORK. MARY-KATE & ASHLEY OLSEN
I feel like I have grown up with these two gorgeous young ladies to an extent and have watched them grow from being actresses and tween icons into savvy businesswoman with huge fashion empires! Mary-Kate and Ashley, in my opinion are poster girls for how child stars can go down the RIGHT path and have major success! These fraternal twins have been working in the entertainment industry since they were 9 months old and continue to work hard and it seems to have certainly paid off for them. Filthy rich before they could even crawl and they totally started the tween phenomenon followed by other young teen stars who wanted to achieve the same huge success. Now at 22, they have swiftly moved on from their tween days and are now forces to be reckoned with in the fashion industry! Not only are they style icons (even though not everything they wear is always flattering on their petite frames), they are currently running 3 fashion lines. 'The Row', 'Elizabeth & James' and 'Olsenboye' which have all been very successful and they have even been inducted into the CFDA (Council Fashion Designers of America) which is an amazing achievement. Overall though.....take away all the huge accomplishments these

twins have achieved, and I see really humble, sweet and gracious young women with great business sense and a genuine passion for working hard. All these things are reasons why Mary-Kate and Ashley are huge inspirations to me and I hope one day, I can tell them in person how fabulous I think they are. One can only dream of the success they have had and still remain humble! Kudos to you both Mary-Kate & Ashley!!

GLOSSY VIDEO INTERVIEW JOEL DASH FASHION ENTREPRENEUR WWW.DASHEMPIRE.COM

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CHARLENE

CHARLENE O'ROURKE www.struttlamode.blogspot.com Age: 23 Location: Kent, United Kingdom Job: Fashion/Costume Designer STYLING TIPS: 1. Update old cardigans and jackets with a fur stole. 2. Experiment with colours such as wearing red with pink or green with blue. 3. Don't restrict yourself to womenswear when shopping. Look in the mens sections for jewellary and oversized shirts and blazers.

If you were in any doubts about how to rock autumn/winter's trickest trends our latest crop of style stars have it covered. From Charlene's bold statement looks paired with a fierce fringe and gorgeous red pout to Shareen's impeccable vintage outfits sweetly accessorized with layered necklaces there's a lot to take in. We're making notes right now. Charlene and Shareen Glossy salutes you!

SHAREEN

SHAREEN SAWAR www.vintagemavens.com Age: 26 Location: Miami Beach, FL Job: Owner of Vintage Mavens ( Vintage Online Boutique) STYLING TIPS: 1. I love wearing a winged black eyeliner (the "cat" eye) because it gives my entire outfit a more vintage feel. 2. Don't be afraid to splurge on classic staple pieces for your closet. I have a black Dolce & Gabbana pencil skirt that I can pair with just about anything for a variety of looks. Plus, it has lasted me over six years now. 3. Adding accessories is a great way to take your look to the next level. I tend to wear oversized cocktail rings every day, whether I'm wearing a plain tee and shorts or a vintage party dress.

GOLDIE LONDON
Chic yet affordable Goldie London has been our best kept style secret, that is until now. The boutique label first started out at Portobello Road market in London but soon its girly yet edgy designs gained a wider following. And it's now stocked in several boutique across the United Kingdom as well as the flagship Topshop store on Oxford Circus where the brand's goegeous offering have been flying off the rails. Their latest collection has us lusting after every single piece. Hot favourites include the fringed Coleen Camel Coat and the lovely lace Tinna dress. Goldie London, Glossy salutes you!

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