Aviation Appeal

The 'fly boy' becomes a major theme in fashion and photography
Implications - There is something inherently exciting, and at the same time romantic, about aviation-inspired photography. Photographers, designers and marketers are quickly recognizing this and are infusing advertising and fashion content with 'fly boy' inspirations, hoping to appeal to the consumer desire for excitement and adventure--even if it is experienced on the pages of a magazine and not in real life.
SCORE: 5.1
Warm Top 6 Examples: 55,000 Total Clicks Jan 11 - Mar 12
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Aviator-Inspired Editorials - Empyrean Vagabond is a Hot Photography Series that Flies High
SCORE: 6.5
V. Hot 20,003 Clicks Pub: Mar 10, 11
Aviator-Inspired Editorials
Empyrean Vagabond is a Hot Photography Series that Flies High
Empyrean Vagabond is a collaboration created by photographer Melson Bolongaita and stylist Roshel Esteron for their fashion styling and photography classes’ finals project in Fashion Institute of the Philippines.… [More]
Gothic Aviator Shoots - The Amica Louis Vuitton Editorial Features Suzie Bird and Ophelie Rupp
SCORE: 4.7
Hot 5,362 Clicks Pub: Feb 24, 11
Gothic Aviator Shoots
The Amica Louis Vuitton Editorial Features Suzie Bird and Ophelie Rupp
Although the aviator theme has been done over and over again in fashion photoshoots, there is something different about the Amica Louis Vuitton editorial. Taking a dark and Gothic turn, this shoot is undeniably… [More]
Glamorous Aviation Editorials - Up in the Air by Marco Trunz Mixes Pilot Swagger with Retro Style
SCORE: 5.1
Warm 11,422 Clicks Pub: Apr 18, 11
Glamorous Aviation Editorials
Up in the Air by Marco Trunz Mixes Pilot Swagger with Retro Style
Mixing aviation with retro glamour, this editorial spread titled Up in the Air shot for Fashion Gone Rogue gives us a true sense of classic style. Shot in Cape Town, South Africa by photographer Marco… [More]
Fly Boy Photoshoots - Julie Gianotis Shoots Hot Fashions from the 40s
SCORE: 4.2
Warm 4,192 Clicks Pub: Jan 26, 11
Fly Boy Photoshoots
Julie Gianotis Shoots Hot Fashions from the 40s
I almost want to rekindle my boyhood dreams of being a fighter pilot after seeing Julie Gianotis 1940s Airport Fashion Shoot. This photoshoot features a fly boy and his lady friend strutting their stuff… [More]
Retro Pilot Accessory Editorials - Time Flies in Man About Town Places Watches in a Retro Context
SCORE: 5
Warm 9,500 Clicks Pub: Mar 6, 11
Retro Pilot Accessory Editorials
Time Flies in Man About Town Places Watches in a Retro Context
'Time Flies' in Man About Town is a muted, vintage-era watch editorial that features a clean-cut pilot wearing casual menswear and a series of classic-modern timepieces. Photographer Elisabeth Toll and… [More]
Glamorous Aviator Galleries - Coco by Simona Smrckova Focuses on a Subdued Mood
SCORE: 3.4
Mild 4,521 Clicks Pub: Oct 26, 11
Glamorous Aviator Galleries
Coco by Simona Smrckova Focuses on a Subdued Mood
Last year saw a slew of photo shoots inspired by the admirable aviator Amelia Earhart; with that theme having died down in the last few months, the photo series Coco by Simona Smrckova hopes to revive… [More]