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BELLO n o i s s e s b O Issue

Fashion

OCTOBER 2015

FADED UNDER

Gold Skies

STRAIGHT

and NARROW

Fashion Editor’s Picks It’s a

Tumi Life #90

Starring

CAMILLA LUDDINGTON

(Grey’s Anatomy & Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft) PHOTOGRAPHED BY JOSH REED


Letter from the Editor In fashion, two words are overused all the time: amazing and obsessed. As we celebrate our Obsession issue, we can’t help but over use them more and more to the point that their meaning becomes so diluted that they are as critical as water for our survivial. Take the amazing Camilla Luddington - we’re obsessed! You’ll soon see why. Or take Miu Miu and Prada’s newest architectural feasts in their amazing new stores. We’re obsessed! We’re also completely obsessed with Thomas Wylde’s new creative director and feature five key looks for fall, shot by Jana Cruder in the depth of suburban Los Angeles. Yoni Goldberg’s “Faded Under Gold Skies” brings the focus on fall’s softest palettes of pink, ivory and charcoal at a lofty home in Beverly Hills. Amazing! We are also obsessed with M​ariusz Jeglinski’s “Pop of Color,” where your spirit and soul shine as bright as the amazingly affordable apparel.   What are you obsessed with? Share with us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, @BelloMag: #belloobsessesion.  Yours truly,  Kimmy Erin Kertes Fashion Editor-at-Large IG, FB, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube | @KimmyErin

CORRECTIONS: July 2015- Fashion Issue- OMNI Amelia Island page 41: The hotel has an outdoor not an indoor pool. September 2015- Entertainment Issue- Hard Rock Hotel page 22: Diagon Alley is located at Universal Studios Florida, and Hogsmeade is located at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. FASHION issue - BELLOmag.com

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CONTENTS 90 Letter from the Editor Contents Intro Masthead

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CAMILLA LUDDINTON

6 Editor’s Picks 17 Straight & Narrow 18 It’s a Tumi Life 32 Where the Wylde Things Are 44 PRADA & Miu Miu

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56 The Longines Masters Hits Hollywood 66 Vintage Style for the Present Day 67 Asaf Ganot 68 So BELLO

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Photographer JOSH REED Stylist TAYLOR SHERIDAN Makeup NICOLE WALMSLEY Hair CHARLES BAKER STRAHAN Nails PILAR NOIRE Stylist assistant HOPE GRIFFIN

INTRO Bello is always obsessed with the Fashion World, and who better to represent our obsession than the stunning, Camilla Luddington. From Grey’s Anatomy to being the voice of Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft, when it comes to portraying the epitome of fashion, Luddington does not disappoint. Enjoy,  Leslie Alejandro, Executive Director

THANK YOU FOR LOVING BELLO MAG

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PUBLISHER IMAGE NATION STUDIO L.L.C. California, USA editorial@bellomag.com

ADVERTISING advertising@bellomag.com

Aleksandar Tomovic (editor in chief) alek@bellomag.com Nicole Walmsley (beauty editor) nicole@bellomag.com Stephane Marquet (creative director) steph@bellomag.com Leslie Alejandro (executive director) leslie@bellomag.com Annie Y. Miller (art and content director) annie@bellomag.com Warren Alfie Baker (fashion director) warren@bellomag.com Kimmy Erin Kertes (fashion editor) kimmy@bellomag.com Fabio Fernandez (fashion news director) fabio@bellomag.com Hiko Mitsuzuka (entertainment editor-at-large) hiko@bellomag.com Brad Liberti (entertainment editor) brad@bellomag.com Dio Anthony (young hollywood editor) dio@bellomag.com Dee Trillo (lifestyle and travel editor) dee@bellomag.com Morgan Stewart (lifestyle editor at large) boobsandloubs@bellomag.com Steven Carver (international editor) steven@bellomag.com Brent Lambert (design and technology editor) brent@bellomag.com Jon Norris (european editor) jon@bellomag.com Mark Norris (european editor) mark@bellomag.com Amanda Peixoto-Elkins (creative director, latin america) amanda@bellomag.com Michelle Ganney (European Contributor)   

INTERNS PAULO ACUÑA (editorial assistant) paulo@bellomag.com CELESTE PIRAINO (social media and communications assistant) celeste@bellomag.com

LAYOUT NEBOJSA DOLOVACKI

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS MICHELLE GANNEY (Cover) DEE TRILLO (Lifestyle) MARK NORRIS (Fashion) STEVEN CARVER (Fashion) BRENT LAMBERT (Fashion)

CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS JOSH REED (Los Angeles) YONI GOLDBERG (Los Angeles) SERGEY VASILIEV (Russia) BONNIE NICHOALDS (St. Louis) JANA CRUDER (Los Angeles)

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Silk & Steel: Inside PRADA’s Gorgeous New Miu Miu Mystery Box In Tokyo BY BRENT LAMBERT

ARCHITECTURE AND FASHION ARE SISTER ARTS IN MANY RESPECTS. BOTH EXPLORE AND PUSH THE BOUNDARIES OF FORM AND FUNCTION, MATERIALITY, STRUCTURE, ABSTRACTION, TEXTURE, CONTRAST, POETRY AND BEYOND. When it comes to the extraordinary possibilities that can occur when these two worlds collide, there is no better example than the magic that has come from the dream team of the PRADA fashion empire of Milan and architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron of Switzerland. This remarkable team first joined forces when PRADA commissioned Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron to design the company’s flagship store in Tokyo. The diamond-structured tower boutique, which has since become an icon of fashion and architecture’s modern mutual history, opened in 2003 to rave reviews. Now, just kitty-corner to this very building, is PRADA and FASHION issue - BELLOmag.com

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Herzog & de Meuron’s latest adventure -- the sublime new Miu Miu store. Unlike its dominating diamond big brother across the street, the small Miu Miu store is as much a contrast as it is a companion piece, especially when you examine the design philosophy of the architects themselves, as well as the origins of the Miu Miu project itself. Miu Miu--PRADA’s more experimental and playful offshoot--was PRADA founder Miuccia Prada’s childhood nickname. Since the day she launched her Miu Miu project in 1993, the concept was built around spontaneity, childlike naiveté, and stream-of-consciousness thought and design. Whereas PRADA and its diamond flagship is much more about the intellectual and rigorous precision of fashion in its purest and highest form, Miu Miu across the street is all about impulse, immediacy, and rapidfire experimentation. When they began work on the concept of the store’s design, Herzog & de Meuron as always reflect on the core philosophy of their work -- a philosophy based on four typologies: archaeological, minimal, ornamental and integral. While their design for the PRADA diamond tower emerged from their integral style, their design for the Miu Miu store was all about the ornamental. A playful, unfolding mystery box of sorts, the Miu Miu store is a much more modest architectural

specimen than its diamond counterpart. The stern, matte-finish steel exterior is contrasted with its bubbly and bright interior made of gleaming copper and luxurious walls upholstered in silks and other fine fabrics. The playfulness of the store’s design exists in both the interior and the exterior. The walls, which appear as slightly cracked open panels of a mystery box, invite passersby outside to peek in, as much as it invites those within to peek out. In every possible way, the building is a manifestation of the Miu Miu experiment itself.  The architects write: “We used the following thoughts to channel our ideas: more like a home than a department store, more hidden than open, more understated than extravagant, more opaque than transparent. The

typological model that best suited these considerations and specifications was a box placed directly at the level of the street, its cover slightly open to mark the entrance and allow pedestrians to look inside. Only then do they realize that the building is a shop. Here, under the oversized canopy, the two-storey interior is visible at a single glance, as if the volume had been sliced open with a big knife, turning the inside out. The rounded, soft edges of the copper surfaces inside meet with the razorsharp steel corners on the outside of the metal box, while the cave-like niches clad in brocade face the central space of the shop like loges in a theatre. The shop on two tall storeys not only presents enticing goods on tables and in display cases; it is also like a spacious and comfortable home with inviting sofas and armchairs.” “The façade has neither logo nor pomp; it is a polished, mirror-smooth surface, as if one single giant brushstroke had swept smooth the ordinarily matte surface of the steel panelled façade. This surface attracts the gaze and curiosity of passing pedestrians. But instead of affording a view inside, as in a shop window, the gaze is inverted; instead of the anticipated see-through window, viewers encounter selfreflection. While the street is not a place that encourages lingering and looking around, the building itself is a gesture that extends an invitation to come inside and stay a while.” ALL PHOTOS BY: Nacása & Partners Inc.

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COAT MISSGUIDED SLIP LOVE & LIBERTY

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BLAZER ISABEL MARANT TROUSERS RAG & BONE

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BLAZER ISABEL MARANT

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EDITOR’S PICKS BY: KIMMY ERIN KERTES, follow on Instagram @kimmyerin

TO EVERY THING...THERE IS A SEASON, TURN, TURN, TURN. THE BYRDS, ONE OF FOLK MUSIC’S FINEST, CROON IT BEST, AND IT COMES TO MIND NOT ONLY AS WE HIT THE BEGINNING OF FALL, BUT ALSO AS WE SEE FOLK COME BACK INTO FASHION. CHANNEL THESE OLD COUNTRY PICKS INTO YOUR NEW WARDROBE, AND YOU’LL FIND YOURSELF IT’S CETAINLY A TIME FOR LOVE. Altuzarra Dress

Heather Gardner earrings

Gucci Shoes Chloe trousers

Zeus & Dione tassel necklace

Stella McCartney skirt Joseph coat

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Nili Lotan turtleneck

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TOP ESKANDAR PANTS ACNE STUDIOS BOOTS REPETTO

THIS STORY IS INSPIRED BY SYMMETRY AND SIMPLICITY. IT HIGHLIGHTS THE BEAUTY OF SIMPLICITY IN FASHION WITH THE BACKDROP OF CLEAN LINES, SHADOWS, AND MONOCHROMATIC HUES.

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JUMPER BALENCIAGA BOOTS REPETTO SOCKS ZARA

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BODYSUIT AMERICAN APPAREL SKIRT PRADA HAT VINTAGE BOOTS REPETTO

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BLAZER JIL SANDER SKIRT JIL SANDERS

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DRESS DONNA KARAN BLAZER JILL SANDERS BOOTS REPETTO

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BODYSUIT AMERICAN APPAREL SKIRT PRADA HAT VINTAGE

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It’s a LIFE… WRITTEN BY MARK NORRIS

EVER FELT THE NEED FOR A FAMILIAR FACE ON THAT ARDUOUS, LONG DISTANCE JOURNEY? A SHOULDER TO SLEEP ON PERHAPS? A LOVEABLE, DASHING, ELEGANT, CONSISTENTLY RELIABLE TRAVEL COMPANION? A COMPANION THAT ONCE ACQUAINTED WITH, YOU WILL NEVER WANT TO BE WITHOUT? SURE, TRAVELLING CAN BE STRESSFUL, AND TEDIOUS, BUT A BRAND OF INNOVATIVE FIRSTS, WITH OVER 126 PRODUCT PATENTS, YOU CAN BE SURE TO RELY ON TUMI TO DELIVER YOU AND YOUR BELONGINGS SAFE AND SOUND, WHEREVER YOU’RE HEADED TO IN THE WORLD, AND WITH A TOUCH OF GRANDEUR, I MIGHT ADD.

I had the pleasure of this experience on a trip to the home of Golf at Fairmont St. Andrews, Scotland, recently. The place where our beloved future King and Queen, Prince William and Kate met for the first time at THAT University of St. Andrews fashion show, where Kate appeared down the catwalk in a sheer black lace dress, it sure was a resort steeped in history. Although Mr. Woods wasn’t there to greet me at the other end (unfortunately I was a month late for The Open Championship), it didn’t FASHION issue - BELLOmag.com

matter, because the power of the TUMI Difference was magical. There are certain brands in this world that you can rely on to extend your personality far beyond a mere body. Brands that will empower you, make you feel special, and illuminate your experience along the way. TUMI is one of those brands. And it‘s this ‘feeling factor’, that is so important. Originally named after a Peruvian ceremonial knife, the company was

founded by Charlie Clifford in 1975, and it continues to defy the boundaries of luggage innovation year-on-year. Accessories, too. And an abundance of them to choose from. TUMI is a lot more than simply a luggage brand these days, from iPhone 6 covers, to wash bags, to headphones, wallets, and umbrellas, amongst all the other things that are on offer to ensure your travelling experience is a notch higher than any other. With delightful product 32


textures, and ergonomics that ensure compartmentalizing your belongings isn’t the nightmare we are all used to, the brand have really gone to great lengths to cover every eventuality, making luxury travel not just a distant dream, but a foregone reality.

the products were distinguished and of the finest quality. They are easy to maneuver, easy to pack, unpack,

economical and lightweight to carry, safe, robust, and of course, they add a slice of elegance to your trip.

My TUMI experience unwrapped... I wanted something that would not only offer the functional benefits that provided me more than enough compartments for the 101 paraphernalia that I seem to carry with me on vacation, but I also wanted to feel a sense of pride, satisfaction, and confidence, in my travel style. I wanted to feel special, and unique, and organized. TUMI certainly delivered on all of these, and more. Functionally and aesthetically, 33

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BELLO Editors’ Picks Tegra Lite Collection £575 [Carry-On] £725 [Medium Trip Case] TUMI have redesigned this travel bestseller with noticeably increased capacity, a cleaner and more streamlined design aesthetic, larger double wheels and a classic, new monogrammable patch.

Tegra-Lite® is a breakthrough travel collection that combines the highest levels of durability and impact resistance with the ultimate in lightweight ease and maneuverability. TegraLite® is made from Tegris®, a revolutionary polypropylene thermoplastic composite material created by Milliken® for use in lifesaving armor, NASCAR race cars and protective gear for NFL players. This lightweight, hardside, four-wheel carry-on is ideal for the frequent traveler. It is designed to meet most domestic carriers’ carry-on guidelines and offers a roomy interior for several days of travel. Available at www.tumi.com

Want to accessorize your luggage?

Alpha Bravo Knox Backpack [£365] A versatile, casual backpack design works perfectly for business, school, commuting and travel and expands the packing capacity to a greater degree. Its tall, roomy main compartment has a separate compartment for papers or files. Features numerous organizer pockets and dedicated space for your laptop and tablet; backpack straps have D-rings for attachments. Available at www.tumi.com

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DELTA L-Fold ID [£100] Modern understatement and handcrafted quality come together in the Delta collection of wallets and accessories. Made from soft, full-grain nappa leather, Delta designs feature interiors with red stitch detailing, a ballistic nylon spine, easyaccess front card pockets and a bill section with leather back wall. This L-Fold ID features a bill compartment, ID window and card slots. Special feature: Tumi ID Lock™ is a proprietary technology incorporated into the design of this product that protects personal data encoded on most IDs, credit cards and passports. Comes in an elegant gift box. Available at www.tumi.com

TUMI Leather Cover – iPhone 6 [£75] This protective cover with leather inlay is designed to fit the iPhone 6. It snaps on the phone easily and securely. Features an HD, anti-scratch screen protector that applies quickly without bubbles or rainbow marks and leaves no residue when removed. Available at www.tumi.com

Alpha Bravo Riley Kit [£95] Neat and versatile from our landmark Alpha Bravo collection, this classic travel kit has a casual edge. Designed to sit on the counter or hang from a fixture, this must-pack top seller features interior zip pockets, open pockets, elastic loops and a special antibacterial lining. Hanger strap and exterior pockets. Available at www.tumi.com To find out more about TUMI and their latest product ranges, please visit their social media pages, or website, below: www.tumi.com IG: @tumitravel Twitter: @tumitravel

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COAT NUMBER15 CONCEPT HAT OVS SHIRT THE OTHER STORIES PANTS ATMOSPHERE

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ALL THOMAS WYLDE SHOES BARBARA BUI

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FASHION

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Wylde

Things Are BY KIMMY ERIN KERTES, Fashion Editor At Large

Thomas Wylde has marked its territory on the world of rock n’ roll chic in the past 10 years. Most recently counting Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lopez, Tori Kelly, Carrie Underwood and Heidi Klum as clients, clearly the minimal-meets-major vibe is working. With new Creative Director Jene Park at the helm, there’s no telling where this Wylde will go, other than up. Lush leather, heavy silks and

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layered furs are embroidered with subtly flashy yet demure crystals and charms, while bold marbled prints mix duchesse with chiffon walk that hard line of sexiness and edginess. Highlights of the Los Angeles-based collection are shot amongst the high-voltage power lines of its city, fitting for a label that’s bursting with energy and whose wearers inevitably become noticeably electric.

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Photography JANA CRUDER www.janacruder.com Retouching CHIARA MERICO Styling KIMMY ERIN KERTES www.kimmyerin.com Makeup BRITTANY SPYKSMA www.brittanyspyksma.com Hair GIOVANNA AVILA 55

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THE

Longines Masters

Hits Hollywood BY KIMMY ERIN KERTES, Fashion Editor at Large

FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR, THE LONGINES MASTERS TOOK OVER LOS ANGELES FOR FOUR DAYS, NOT ONLY BRINGING SOME OF THE WORLDS BEST EQUESTRIAN TALENT, BUT ALSO SOME OF ENTERTAINMENT’S FINEST.

Riders Ashlee Bond and Kaley Cuoco

Kate Capshaw, Destry Allyn Spielberg and Steven Spielberg

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Denise Richard, Carly Steel, Perrey Reeves, Tony Hale, and Camilla Belle were seen in the grandstands while the daughter’s of some of American’s wealthiest fathers competed for cash prizes and bragging rights. Bill Gates was tableside, cheering on daughter, Jennifer Gates, while

Tony Hale

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Longines Masters Gala, Los Angeles, America - 01 Oct 2015 Eve Jobs, Hannah Margaret Selleck, Georgina Bloomberg and Jessica Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen, with sunglasses on, rooted for his daughter Jessica as she competed in the Gucci Cup. Also competing were Destry Allen Speilberg, Hannah Selleck, Kaley Cuoco and Georgina Bloomberg. Internationally acclaimed riders Patrice Delaveau of France, Germany’s Marco

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Kaley Cuoco in Pro_Am Charity tournament

Kutscher, America’s Hannah Selleck, Michelle Keravan, Hilary McNerney, Ireland’s Bertram Allen and England’s John Whitaker took home top prizes in Grand Prix jumping. Musicians Leslie Stevens, Shane Alexander, Pia Toscano, Jesse Payo, Celeigh Chapman, and bands Powdercoat and Reverend Tall Tree performed throughout the

four days. Pop up boutiques from Gucci, Hermes, Animo as well as custom boot and saddlemakers Der Dau and grand sponsor Longines lined the warm-up ring, as inevitably, equestrian style never seems to fade. all photos: Eric Charbonneau/Rex/REX USA

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COVER STORY

PRINCESS,

ADVENTURESS,

DOCTOR AND

FUTURE VILLAIN. The many, many faces of

Camilla Luddington. WORDS BY MICHELLE GANNEY PHOTOS BY JOSH REED

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JACKET FOR LOVE AND LEMONS LEATHER JACKET LAMARQUE EARRINGS L ‘DEZEN BY PAYAL SHAH

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FROM THE FANTASTIC WORLD OF TRUE BLOOD TO THE ICONIC DOCTOR’S PRACTICE IN GREY’S ANATOMY, CAMILLA LUDDINGTON HAS FLAUNTED HER IMPRESSIVE CAREER AND NOW HAS HER SIGHTS SET ON SOME NEW AND INVENTIVE PROJECTS. LUDDINGTON IS IN OVERDRIVE WITH HER CURRENT VENTURES, JUGGLING BETWEEN VOICING THE GORGEOUS ADVENTURESS LARA CROFT AND PLAYING THE INTELLIGENT YET BEAUTIFUL DR. JO WILSON IN ABC’S BELOVED GREY’S ANATOMY. SOMEHOW THE BRUNETTE BEAUTY FOUND A MOMENT TO DISCUSS HER BURGEONING SUCCESS.

The British born actress grew up in sedate Berkshire, England but has been living in L.A. for the past ten years. It seems the dreamy Californian lifestyle has taken a toll on her native accent though. “My English accent is slowly disappearing much to the horror of my dad!,” she says. Luddington waltzed in as the new intern, Dr. Jo Wilson, during the ninth season of the legendary Grey’s Anatomy. With fans mourning the death of one of the most treasured characters, Derek Shepherd, aka McDreamy (spoiler alert!), it has been a very long summer. It is not just the fans who are grieving though, it seems Luddington has been up in arms about the tragic storyline too. “I think it was difficult [losing Derek Shepherd]. I was a huge fan of the show before I got on it so losing McDreamy was devastating because, at this point after ten years, you’re so invested in the relationship between him and Meredith, so that last episode between them was so heartbreaking”. With McDreamy gone, the writers seemed to have had no choice but to bring in some more eye candy to satisfy the public. “We always get an influx of new people who bring a different element to the show, I feel like it’s always evolving. There are always very handsome men, which I can see on Twitter, girls are already crushing over!” 61

Luddington has captivated viewers with her epic portrayal of Claudette in True Blood, she has impressed fans with her take on Dr. Jo in Grey’s Anatomy and she even voices one of the world’s most iconic female heroines, Lara Croft, in the Tomb Raider video games. However, for the ambitious Luddington, this simply is not enough. She explains what specific role she wishes to explore in the future. “I feel I want to play the villain. I think it would be really fun to play someone that people love to hate. I would love to play a character that people absolutely despise, super evil and amazing!” With such a dedicated work ethic, it is no wonder she enjoys the luxuries a Hollywood lifestyle has to offer. When reminded of her appearance on Conan last year, Luddington gushed about her time on the show. “These talk show hosts have incredible personalities and they’re so fun to talk to, I feel like you’re just having a chat in front of a camera. Conan is especially hysterical, he is just so funny!” She also praised another member of late night royalty, Jimmy Fallon. “You know what, I feel like Fallon is doing some really funny stuff. I just watched him and Justin Timberlake having a conversation with no words video, it’s hilarious! I’m really enjoying Fallon, Kimmel – and I have always enjoyed Conan”. In spite of being a talented and empowered actress, Luddington takes on a deeper role in society as she discusses some philanthropic projects

that resonate soundly with her. “This summer I shot a film with an English actor called Oliver Jackson Cohen, which they’re describing as a romantic comedy with a twist. In Canada it’s called ‘The Healer’ and that will be out next year. Part of the proceeds for the movie will help children with cancer thanks to the Paul Newman Foundation. That is something that is quite close to my heart right now and I’m really excited for people to see that”. Luddington also spoke of another inspiring charity close to her. “I always encourage people to follow the Best Friends Animal Society on Twitter, @ bestfriends, because I have a couple of puppies myself and it’s all about animal rescue, they’re always doing such great work”. We won’t have to wait long to see this powerhouse in action as the highly anticipated sequel, Rise of the Tomb Raider, will be out very soon. “The new Tomb Raider game comes out in November, which was like a two-year process so I’m happy it’s finally here! I feel like taking on this huge video game franchise you can’t help but feel so proud to be part of it. She is also such a strong female character so, as a woman, you’re always craving those sorts of roles to kick butt and show the strength of the female place in the world”. It is clear to see her crafts are extensive and growing and we can’t wait to see what this ingénue takes on next. October 2015 - BELLO


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Vintage style for the present day BY STEVEN CARVER

FASHION TRENDS ARE FLEETING, MORE SO THAN EVER. IT USED TO BE THAT DESIGNERS TROTTED OUT THEIR WARES TWICE A YEAR – THE SPRING AND FALL – WITH THE HOPES THAT BUYERS/SHOPPERS WOULD LOVE THE LATEST STYLES FROM THE RUNWAY. 

Now, with micro-seasons (pre-fall and resort), endless collaborations and fast-fashion retailers (who have new clothing deliveries on a semidaily basis), there doesn’t seem to be anything that hangs around longer than a minute. Years ago, fashion trends would last for approximately a decade at a time. From the flappers of the 1920s to the New Look of the 1950s, each decade had a style that could be identified with it. Even in the last 30 years, styles were definitive: the 80s brought big shoulders and poufs (over-the-top prosperity); the 90s had minimalism and grunge (a palate cleanser and anti-establishment movement); yet the 00’s were a patchwork of ideas. Most designers bounced between boho chic (long and flow-y dresses), 60s retro (crisp suits and pencil skirts) and rocker chick (black leather jacket and skinny jeans). The last directional shift was in 2008 when Phoebe Philo took the reins of French fashion house Céline and FASHION issue - BELLOmag.com

remade it into a force to be reckoned with. Suddenly, designers started to follow the pared-back look that emphasized silhouette rather than tricky details that took away from the final product. While there were always designers such as Miuccia Prada, Nicolas Ghesquière and Marc Jacobs who followed their own path and inadvertently start their own trends (rather than follow the ones of others), they were the exception to the rule. For fall 2015, there was yet another change in direction. The driving force was designer Alessandro Michele for the Italian fashion house of Gucci. It was a watershed moment, as after a few seasons of high-brow concepts, clothing became wearable. The look was bookish and time-worn. The term “new eccentrics” was used to describe the overall trend. It was as if The Royal Tenenbaums had jumped off the movie screen and onto the runway.

But isn’t this trend a case of déjà vu? Knit cardigans, pussy bow blouses, ankle-length skirts (some with pleats, some without), wide legged pants and overalls (in velvet and corduroy), slipon shoes, thick tweed blends in brown, burgundy and orange and plenty of embroidery. It’s been said that fashion trends change the second time around, but this is an almost copy of that said decade. Although the clothes on the runway were lovely and luxurious, they didn’t feel novel. A trend is taking something that’s been around and altering it just enough that it looks and feels new. There was no twist for fall. The upside of this is that clothing can be purchased at reduced prices in any vintage shop and estate sale. The closets of every grandmother – and sometimes grandfather – will be inspected for an essential or two. Will designers go against the grain for the spring 2016 shows? Only time will tell. Thankfully, a new season has already started. It’s onto the next trend. 66


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It’s not athleisure, it’s athluxure BY: STEVEN CARVER

ATHLEISURE IS A TERM THAT HAS BEEN THROWN AROUND IN THE FASHION CIRCLES FOR THE PAST YEAR, OR SO. AS THE NEWEST BRAND CATEGORY, IT’S USED TO DESCRIBE ATHLETIC WEAR THAT CAN BE USED OUTSIDE OF THE GYM.  PEOPLE WERE WEARING YOGAWEAR EVERY DAY WITHOUT STEPPING FOOT IN A CLASS.  NO LONGER WERE STRETCHY SPANDEX PANTS AND TOPS WITH EXTRA SUPPORT AND SWEAT-WICKING PROPERTIES COMMON IN THE LOCKER ROOM. Love it or hate it, it isn’t going away any time soon.  But is it possible to incorporate the look without having to wear a track suit?  The key is one of refinement, as men’s designer Asaf Ganot knows; think less fleece and more fur.  It’s athluxure.

Unexpected elements like raw edges and an unconventional mix of materials, like cashmere and silk, adds tension to the softness of the fabrics. “Dry clean only!” is the reply when asked about fabric manipulation of some knit pieces.  “The silver [sweater] is actually a four color yarn merino mix - the black starts to see its way thru and each piece is unique.”  The tones shift as it moves, rendering the sporty shape a more tailored look that has a rich touch to it.  

“I love adding sporty elements to luxurious clothing but in a subtle way,” says New York-based Ganot. “For me it’s about balance and details - depending on the design of the piece or look where those details matter.”  Nylon jackets are verboten on his runway. The archetype for Ganot’s fall 2015 collection is a boxer.  He trains hard, looks good, and when he takes a hit, he keeps on fighting.  It’s not about 3-piece suits, but a range of separates in a palate of black, grey, white and

indigo. Overall, the feeling is relaxed, yet tailored – this boxer has swagger and doesn’t slouch, even while out of the ring. Outerwear is key to Ganot’s collections.  Using a range of fabrics, with leather and suede being the most prevalent, jackets in biker and bomber styles incorporate playful tailoring tricks like stitching and seaming while hardware – like the use of zippers – adds a touch of edge.

The Ganot man moves around and isn’t static, sitting behind a desk all day. His boxer isn’t afraid to get a little roughed up. If he has to leave the gym without a change of clothes, at least he can be secure knowing he looks good in what he’s wearing.

But while men’s clothing tends to play it safe with silhouettes, fabric technology allows for some forwardthinking innovations. For example, wool is baked and boiled, sprayed and waxed while bonded cotton-canvas is treated to have the texture of denim. 67

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