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Exotic Plaid Editorials

Marie Claire South Africa 'Highlander' Stars Model Aluad Deng Anei

— June 26, 2013 — Fashion
The ensembles featured throughout the Marie Claire South Africa 'Highlander' editorial may be undeniably modern and European, but there is an exotic element introduced not only by way of the model, but also the styling. For instance, Aluad Deng Anei's African background is paid tribute to through the use of face paint and tribal-esque jewelry. Nevertheless, the editorial was shot on the Scottish high road in Dullstroom.

The Marie Claire South Africa 'Highlander' editorial was lensed by photographer Ross Garrett. Set to appear in the July 2013 issue of the magazine, the short-haired beauty was styled by fashion director Sharon Becker in a range of tartans and plaids. Strikingly statuesque, she stands like a pillar in the midst of never-ending flat plains, making the scenes even more breathtaking.
Trend Themes
1. Exotic Plaid Fashion - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create a new line of fashion that combines traditional tartans and plaids with exotic elements inspired by different cultures.
2. Face Paint in Fashion - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Integrate face paint into fashion editorials and runway shows to create a unique and artistic visual aesthetic.
3. Tribal-inspired Accessories - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Design and produce a line of jewelry and accessories that draw inspiration from tribal cultures, bringing an exotic and distinctive feel to the fashion industry.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion and Apparel - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Explore ways to incorporate cultural influences into modern fashion, creating unique and diverse clothing options.
2. Photography - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Experiment with incorporating cultural elements and exotic locations into fashion photography, creating visually stunning editorials.
3. Jewelry and Accessories - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop a line of jewelry and accessories that blend traditional tribal designs with contemporary fashion trends, offering a unique and eclectic style.
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