ELLE FERGUSON (theyallhateus.com) – “Mum is my style inspiration. She is flawless.”
Elle Ferguson is the co-founder, along with Tash Sefton from the blog TheyAllHateUs. Her passion for the street style goes hand in hand with the one for denim shorts that leave uncovered her legs and allowed her to be called “queen of denim cut-offs.” She loves having a not complex look… that suggesting to have put on the first things found in the closet. A fresh look and super super smiling.
CAROLINE DE MAIGRET (carolinedemaigret.tumblr.com) – “I always loved music. When I was a kid I would go to rock concerts in Paris in the same neighborhood that I live in now.”
Caroline de Maigret is a model and music producer. Her name does not embody only a style, but represents one of a whole city, Paris, while that “de” in the last name suggests aristochic origins. She begins working as a model in 1994 and Mario Testino, Peter Lindbergh and Terry Richardson have been competing to shot her. She models for Chanel, Balenciaga and Marc Jacobs and has launched her own record label called Bonus Tracks Records with her partner. She is a muse with an adventurous life and a passion for eccentric people.
STEPHANIE GILMORE (stephgilmore.blogspot.it) – “Surfing is the dream of my life and I cannot imagine my days without the waves of the ocean.”
Born in 1988, Australian surfer and five-time world champion at the Surf ASP. Stephanie Gilmore started surfing at the age of ten thanks to the teachings of her father and since then she has never stopped. Stephanie trains every day to stay fit and lives most of her life conditioned by the presence of the waves in the ocean. Difficult for her to imagine a life without her surfboard!
ECE SUKAN (twitter.com/ece_sukan) – “I’m so super spontaneous and I love improvisation. There is this organized chaos in me, and you can see how it reflects in my way of dressing, in my wardrobe, in my styling… in everything.”
Fashion stylist, creative consultant and fashion writer. Ece Sukan has a style that has influenced her country of origin, Turkey. Her passion for fashion and for vintage began when she was a child and she followed her mother, theater actress, in backstage. So between costumes and jewelry Ece Sukan starts to build her career. What is her work? Ece dreams of a woman, her story and immediately begins to dream about her clothes and to create a fairy tale. She divides her time between Istanbul, New York and Milan and a few months ago she became the wife of the designer Umit Benan.
MARIACARLA BOSCONO – ” How did I become a muse? Maybe the secret has been to be in touch with the truest part of me.”
Mariacarla Boscono is an Italian model who has the special power to transform herself and interpret a different character each time. Mysterious creature, dreamy and she has become, over the years, the undisputed supermodel desired by everyone. The Boscono is a fascinating muse with style and represents an alternative to the classical canons of beauty, showing that this lies more in doing that in appearing.
KENZA FOURATI (kenzafourati.net) – “I come from a family of women … women are very powerful.”
Daughter of a French and a Tunisian, she began modeling by chance: a friend of her mother was organizing the The Elite Model Look Tunisia and proposed her to participate. She practices yoga, swimming, canoeing, kayaking and snorkeling and is engaged to Johan Lindeberg, creative director of BLK DNM. Kenza Fourati has grown receiving Islamic education, but her modeling work has enabled her to pose in a swimsuit without problems. And listening to her… why one thing should exclude the other one?
Illustrations by Natalia Resmini and text by Andrea Bandiera