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Featured Article: Charlize Theron for Elle US May 2018


ELLE US May 2018 cover star Charlize Theron opens up to her good friend Chelsea Handler about everything from her career, to co-parenting with her mother, to racism in the U.S., in the May issue that will hit newsstands April 24th. Mario Sorrenti shot the covers with styling by George Cortina.

Theron, who adopted her two children – Jackson (Jacks) and August (Auggie) – gained 35 pounds for her latest role in Tully, where she plays an overwhelmed and over-it pregnant mother of two. In the interview with Handler, who has famously chosen “otherhood” – aka not having children – Theron shares her thoughts on parenting, her career, and more.

On her career:
“If you look at my career, I have done more work in realism than the glamour stuff. It’s what I wanted to build my career on and why I fought so hard to not just play the ingénue or the girlfriend.”

On co-parenting with her mom, Gerta:
“I knew that I would have to have my mom help me if I was going to do this as a single parent. To not acknowledge her coparenting my children would be a lie.”

On the adoption process:
“I struggled mentally through the adoption process. Some of my lowest points in my life were dealing with the first time I filed; it really took an emotional toll. There were so many situations that didn’t work out, and you’d get attached and have all your hopes up and then just get crushed.”

On raising two black children:
“They need to know where they come from and be proud of that. But they’re going to have to know that it’s a different climate for them than it is for me, and how unfair that is. If I can do something about that, of course I’m going to.”

On racism in the US:
“I don’t even know how to talk about the last year under our new administration. But racism is much more alive and well than people thought. We can’t deny it anymore. We have to be vocal. There are places in this country where, if I got a job, I wouldn’t take it. I wouldn’t travel with my kids to some parts of America, and that’s really problematic.” (source)

Click here to view last year covers featuring Elsa Hosk, Bella Hadid, Maria Borges, Jasmine Tookes, Hailey Baldwin and Candice Huffine, here to view 2016 cover featuring Beyoncé, here to view 2015 cover featuring Chelsea Clinton, here to view 2014 cover featuring Miley Cyrus, here to view last 2013 featuring Adele, Rita Ora and Alicia Keys, here to view 2012 covers featuring Rihanna. Click the links to view 2011 covers featuring Gwen Stefani, Robyn, Adele, Nicki Minaj and Jennifer Hudson. Click here to view 2010 cover featuring Fergie.cover with Fergie.


Kaia Gerber for i-D Magazine Summer 2018


Mario Sorrenti shot the cover. (source)


Adwoa Aboah for The Last Magazine Spring Summer 2018


Mario Sorrenti shot the image. (source)


Adut Akech for i-D Magazine Spring 2018


Mario Sorrenti shot the cover. (source)


Oprah Winfrey for WSJ Magazine March 2018


Mario Sorrenti shot the cover. (source)


Cardi B & Zendaya for CR Fashion Book Issue 12 Spring Summer 2018


The covers are shot by Petra Collins and Mario Sorrenti. (source)


Alberta Ferretti Spring Summer 2018 Ad Campaign


Mario Sorrenti photographed the campaign with Cara Taylor, Vittoria Ceretti and Binx Walton. (source)

Click the links to view past campaign images of Alberta Ferretti: Fall Winter 2017, Fall Winter 2016, Spring Summer 2016, Fall Winter 2015, Fall Winter 2014, Spring Summer 2014, Fall Winter 2013, Spring Summer 2013, Fall Winter 2012, Spring Summer 2012, Fall Winter 2011, Spring Summer 2011, Fall Winter 2010, Spring Summer 2010 and Fall Winter 2009.


Jil Sander Spring Summer 2018 Ad Campaign


The images with models Jolie Alien are photographed by Mario Sorrenti with styling by Sarah Richardson. (source)

Click the links to view past campaign images of Jil Sander: Spring Summer 2017, Fall Winter 2016, Spring Summer 2016, Fall Winter 2015, Spring Summer 2015, Fall Winter 2014, Spring Summer 2014, Fall Winter 2013, Spring Summer 2013, Spring Summer 2012, Fall Winter 2011, Spring Summer 2011, Fall Winter 2010 and Fall Winter 2009.




Featured Article: #art8ambyinterview with Komal Gajjar


Get up close and personal with promising young Indian model Komal Gajjar who’s recently got signed by IMG Models Worldwide and worked with prominent fashion photographer Tim Walker.

Find out what are her dream gigs in the fashion industry (hint: it’s involving wings and opening slot of a coveted show) and which silent movie left her crying every single time she watches it in the latest installment of #art8ambyinterview below!

Can you share with us a bit about yourself?

I am just a simple girl with dimples, studying 3rd year in National Institute of Fashion Technology, India the same college as Manish Arora, man of bright colors and mesmerizing motifs. So much interested in fashion. But, I wasn’t doing that fashion experiments on me. I was like a hard core student who makes fashion for other people. But, from now fashion is subjective for me.

How did you start modelling and signed with IMG Models Worldwide?

I was scouted by IMG Models from my social media. And suddenly I came in this field. I was chosen by Tim Walker for i-D Magazine. And, now I love my field.

Opening Prada and Chanel, participating in the Victoria’s Secret fashion show, gracing the cover of Vogue Italia, and walk for many shows during fashion weeks are some of models’ biggest dreams. What would be your dream gig in this industry?

Victoria’s Secret Angel, I would love to accompany those lovely and beautiful ladies as an Angel of VS. Opening Prada maybe exclusively, I want to be on the covers of Vogue Paris, and Vogue Italia and so many more and more. I want to work with Mario Vivanco, Tyron Lebon, Mario Sorrenti and so many… This list will go on and on….

Who are the models that you look up to as inspiration?

I like Kate Moss for her innocent looks and after that, her flamboyance, Cara Delevingne for her thought provoking attitude and Miranda Kerr for her all work and as an overall personality.

What is your daily beauty routine, and how do you maintain your physique as a model? What is your workout playlist?

I don’t do proper workout as I don’t need that. But, I do jumping and trying pull ups (I can’t do pull-ups!). As I don’t have workout playlist but I have some favourite songs and that keeps on changing every month but still some of them are El Camino – Gypsy Kings, Maria – Santana, Bailando – Enrique Iglesias, Subeme La Radio – also by Enrique, Girl From Ipanema, When You Look Me In The Eyes – Jonas Brothers, Le Chant De Sirens – Felipe Araujo, Ca Plane Pour Moi – Plastic Bertrand , El Amante – Nicky Jam, On Verra – Nekfeu, Egerie – Nekfeu… Some of them are stolen playlist from someone I love. And now, these songs have become my most favs.

What are the essential things you pack during travelling? What will be your go-to-style for casting week?

NARS radiant creamy concealer, and Elle 18 Rockstar red lipstick, But, actually I don’t use these things. I go everywhere with bare face. That was the secret.

What is your all-time favourite movie that you never get bored watching over and over? And what is your current favourite TV shows to binge-watch?

The Kid – Charlie Chaplin, I am in love with the movies by Mr. Chaplin. Citylights was the first one I saw but, The Kid is on the top. Those chasing sequence of the orphanage representatives and in the end of that chasing heart-drenching reunion always left me crying.

What do you usually do during your free time? Do you have secret talent that nobody knows?

Play my guitar, make some cartoons-doodles, Sometimes I make good portraits of my friends and I surprise them giving their portraits on their birthday as a gift. Finding old work files from my laptop etc. And, yes! I write some poetry, I want to be good in that after that it will become talent.

What is your guiltiest pleasure? And where would be your favourite holiday destination?

This is not at all but, actually I eat a lot when I be at my home. But, people think that I don’t eat. I try to explain them but, they don’t trust that I eat a lot. Second is that still I wear boys’ shirts and shorts most of the time and live like a boy in my personal life. And some must have songs in my phone are Rockstar by Nickleback and It Wasn’t Me by Shaggy. I am opening up about these songs here but, me and my brother only knew about this. That was a top secret.
My travel location: it would be Mexico! I want to visit Machu Picchu and explore those ancient Incan city. Cairo also, those pyramids were fascinating to me since childhood days, I would love to do some work with the background of old Egyptian culture. And road trip to Spain from Italy.

Lastly, what would you be doing if you weren’t modeling?

For sure I would be working in some fashion firm as a Merchandiser or an Industrial Engineer; I have a keen interest in these things. And if I would hear my heart, I have a keen interest in Filmmaking. I wanted to become a director during my high school days.

Komal Gajjar is represented by IMG Models Worldwide. Photos and compcard are courtesy of Natalie Eloise, Errikos Androu and IMG Models.


Ten Covers of W October 2017


Mario Sorrenti photographed the covers with styling by George Cortina. They cover stars are Tilda Swinton, Winona Ryder, Saoirse Ronan, James Corden, Robert Pattinson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Chris Hemsworth, Pharrell, Jared Leto and Hailee Steinfeld. (source)

Click here to view last year covers featuring Kit Harrington, Rami Malek, Kanye West, Ethan Hawke, Chris Evans, Halle Berry, Jodie Foster, Elle Fanning, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Priyanka Chopra and Irina Shayk, here to view 2015 covers featuring Adam Driver, Greta Gerwig, Julianne Moore, Claire Danes, Jourdan Dunn and Alison Williams, here to view 2014 covers featuring Naomi Campbell, Cara Delevingne, Kristen Wiig, Charlotte Casiraghi and Ellen Page, here to view 2013 covers featuring Chloë Grace Moretz and Léa Seydoux, here to view 2012 cover featuring Jennifer Lawrence, here to view 2011 cover featuring Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried, here for 2010 cover with Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling, and here for 2009 cover with Uma Thurman.


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