Look of the Month

Martha Violante

: "I was inspired by the mixed proportions on the Spring/Summer '12 runways, and turned to '90s-era hip-hop to interpret the trend pairing voluminous pants with a tight sports bra. I also wanted to reference that era's obsession with sportswear, jewel tones and bold logos, but simultaneously keep it contemporary with the metallic handbag and these amazing rope-like accessories (which bring a nice athleticism to jewelry)." 

THE GIRL: Discovered after a photographer friend submitted her pictures to an agency, 21-year old Alexandra Katharine Silva has been modeling for two years now and insists she loves all the travel her job requires. "Call me crazy, but I love flying in planes and visiting random airports," she says.

HAT: Kenzo
PANTS: Kenzo (top), Asics (under)
NECKLACES: Accessories by ASH, MY ENEMY by CHRISHABANA, and Camilla James
BRACELETS: Accessories by ASH, Fiona Paxton, and Camilla James
WATCH and BAG: Kenneth Cole New York
HAIR: Bumble and bumble Curl Conscious Holding Foam face: CK One 3-In-1 Face Makeup SPF 8
BROWS: M.A.C Brow Set in Girl Boy
EYES: CK One Gloss Eyecolor in Vivid and Spin
CHEEKS: Dolce & Gabbana Glow Bronzing Powder
LIPS: Clarins Instant Light Lip Perfector in Rose Shimmer
SCENT: Marc Jacobs
MAKEUP BY Jenny Kanavaros using Chanel cosmetics.
HAIR BY Taka Tokuyama for Tokuyama Salon.

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