For the special edition birthday issue of Please! magazine, photographer Nagi Sakai teamed up with art director Leslie David for this fabulously artistic series. The bi-annual jewelry, fashion and culture publication was graced with this elegant editorial in which these captivating model captures were beautifully defaced with paint splatters. The chic styling is combined with an array of colorful paints add an incredibly playful aesthetic to the portraits.
Lost expressions of the model leave viewers yearning to discover what lies under the perfectly placed acrylics and see the model's face. To learn whose face truly lies behind the editorial would lose all amusement of the spread. This editorial is the perfect celebratory spread for Please! magazine, embodying the publication's mantra of fusing fun with fashionably chic.