Illusionary Escapism

Fashion continues to suspend reality and now gravity as well
Implications - Fashion is more up in the air than ever and surrealist, fantasy imagery is appealing to those looking to escape tedium and fly free. In the fashion industry, weight has always been an issue, but editorials and advertisements that feature seemingly weightless, floating and flying models are gaining popularity.
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V. Hot Top 6 Examples: 275,067 Total Clicks May 09 - Oct 09
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Underwater Tea Parties - Alice in Wonderland Goes Under the Sea in Elena Kalis' Photos
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Viral 129,414 Clicks Pub: Jul 2, 09
Underwater Tea Parties
Alice in Wonderland Goes Under the Sea in Elena Kalis' Photos
There is currently a lot of hype concerning the new Tim Burton ‘Alice in Wonderland’ remake and the world of photography has taken note. Photographer Elena Kalis has channeled the mysticism and intrigue… [More]
Underwater Stages - Phoebe Rudomino Brings Underwater Fashiontography Subjects Below the Surface
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Viral 51,024 Clicks Pub: Aug 31, 09
Underwater Stages
Phoebe Rudomino Brings Underwater Fashiontography Subjects Below the Surface
Taking fashion photos above the surface didn't cut it for Phoebe Rudomino; this innovative photographer specializing in underwater fashion photography. Using her "Underwater Stage" as a backdrop, Phoebe… [More]
Flighty Floatography - Angus Rowe Macpherson's Storytelling is a Soaring Feat
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V. Hot 17,578 Clicks Pub: Oct 8, 09
Flighty Floatography
Angus Rowe Macpherson's Storytelling is a Soaring Feat
With our own photographic expeditions (thanks, affordable digital cameras) it’s sometimes easy to forget just how creative this medium is, but Angus Rowe MacPherson is here to remind you. With an amazing… [More]
Aquatic High Heels - Ruud Baan Has His Models Pose In Stilettos Underwater
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V. Hot 49,309 Clicks Pub: May 10, 09
Aquatic High Heels
Ruud Baan Has His Models Pose In Stilettos Underwater
Ruud Baan's underwater photography submerges viewers into a captivating, whimsical world of nymph-like women. Baan had the women jump into pools of water decked out in high fashion bathing-suit style… [More]
Flying Fashion - Marithe + Francois Girbaud Invites You to Act Live
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V. Hot 15,173 Clicks Pub: Sep 2, 09
Flying Fashion
Marithe + Francois Girbaud Invites You to Act Live
Marithé + François Girbaud released a visually stunning ad campaign for their Fall/Winter 2009-2010 Act Live collection. Set to a black background, the ads feature the models flying high with Photoshopped… [More]
30 Floating Photoshoots - From Emma Watson 'Flying' in Bazaar to Super Model Floatography
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Warm 12,569 Clicks Pub: Jul 7, 09
30 Floating Photoshoots
From Emma Watson 'Flying' in Bazaar to Super Model Floatography
Emma Watson starred in a bewitching spread for Harper's Bazaar last year in which she appeared to be flying, but the floating photography movement began long before, and continues on today as people find… [More]