Model Ranya Mordanova is pale-faced and styled in Spring 2010's â€œraw edges and powdery texturesâ€ for 'A Balletic Performance' in Dazed & Confused. Wearing pieces from Jean Paul Gaultier, Maison Martin Margiela and Gareth Pugh, Mordanova looks possessed by a powerful fashion god.
Styled by Katie Shillingford and photographed by Ben Toms, 'A Balletic Performance' in Dazed & Confused makes use of grayscale with occasional flashes of dusty rose.
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'A Balletic Performance' in Dazed & Confused is Posh, Yet Possesse
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2. Pale-faced Fashion - Models with pale faces and powdery textures are becoming more common in fashion editorials like 'A Balletic Performance' in Dazed & Confused, leading the way for trends in makeup and beauty industries.
3. Grayscale Photography with Accented Colors - Magazine editorials like 'A Balletic Performance' in Dazed & Confused are experimenting with the use of grayscale photography with occasional flashes of colors, opening up possibilities for the photography industry to explore new styles.
1. Fashion Industry - The trend of Kabuki-inspired fashiontography in magazines like Dazed & Confused presents an opportunity for fashion professionals to experiment with new visual styles and cultural influences.
2. Photography Industry - The emergence of grayscale photography with occasional flashes of color in magazine editorials like 'A Balletic Performance' in Dazed & Confused provide an opportunity for photographers to experiment with new color schemes and visual styles.
3. Beauty Industry - The trend of pale-faced models with powdery textures in fashion editorials like 'A Balletic Performance' in Dazed & Confused present an opportunity for makeup and beauty professionals to explore new makeup trends and innovative techniques.