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31-05-2013
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Interestingly, Vogue Brazil has posted an "explanation" on their website. Here's part of it (badly) translated by me:
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This special issue's graphic design was made by Higher+Higher, an agency which works as a creative and strategic basis for Mario Testino, with offices in London and S„o Paulo. "When I idealized this special body issue, I immediately thought of an energetic layout. This energy is related to the idea that the human body is the perfect machine, I find it very intriguing," said Testino. "Based on that, Higher+Higher developed layouts which expressed exactly the concept I created. The graphic design's role is to translate the idea behind a special edition, and I believe we have completely achieved this goal."

Laura Rule, creative director at Higher+Higher, adds that "to support Mario Testino's ideas, we used as reference fashion magazines from the late 80s, a period in which such publications celebrated the body and carried this optimistic message. We looked at this universe in a contemporary way, manipulating simple typography and playing with perspective and proportion, aiming to translate movement and the body's power."
original text on vogue.globo.com

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I'm surprised to see that Tonne Goodman is the stylist for Joan's editorial. Has she freelanced outside of Vogue US before?

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^ Not sure that she has but I think it might be common practice. Grace C has done several eds for other regional issues of Vogue.


Gisele forever tying too hard in her ed, but Joan & Doutzen are effortlessly amazing!

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I'll be buying this today. Testino's photography hasn't excited me for a long time, but it's worth collecting.
I must say I found the couple story very appropriate. They're both handsome, the photos look SO good and - yes - tasteful That's Mario at his best. Looking at these photographs gives me a nice feeling, which I can't describe very well. The following text is quite bad, though. Too clichť and pretentious.

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