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Parisian Apocalypse The “city of light” is now permantently dark. The year is 2509. The streets are no longer paved; now wild and overgrown with … Read More
Parisian Apocalypse The “city of light” is now permantently dark. The year is 2509. The streets are no longer paved; now wild and overgrown with weeds. Animals roam the streets, slipping in and out between ravaged models and restless stylists. The world’s fashion capital has become a battle ground where business, culture and creativity has been forced out onto the streets to duke it out. To find the light. To shine. The creative apocalypse has arrived. Read Less
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Parisian Apocalypse
The “city of light” is now permantently dark.

The year is 2509. The streets are no longer paved; now wild and overgrown with weeds. Animals roam the streets, slipping in and out between ravaged models and restless stylists. The world’s fashion capital has become a battle ground where business, culture and creativity has been forced out onto the streets to duke it out. To find the light. To shine. The creative apocalypse has arrived.
Those who will survive are the ones who can stand out in the dark; those who realize that not all is fair in love and war; those who turn their passion into all out competition. Survivors are those who are part of Nineteen74.com.

Inspiration for Parisian Apocalypse came from Raoul Keil whose professional networking site Nineteen74.com brought together all contributors on this project. Expert in street art and design, Nicholas Hardy from Factory 311, stepped in as Creative Director on the shoot. The inventive scene of post-apocalyptic Paris was brought alive by digital artist Benjamin Delacour also from Factory 311.
Photographed by Valentina Frugiuele, along with assistant Max Laho, the project brought together 12 creative talents from the Nineteen74.com community who vividly captured the urgency and fervor of the fateful situation future visionaries will face.

An ethnic edginess was created through the styling and clothing designs of Michel Dupré and Christelle Santabarbara from their label Dupré-Santanarbara. Parisian Designer Nadège Ludinant of LUNA SHOO also lent her embroidered designs to the shoot. The couture fetish heels worn by the models are the brain-child of Parisian designer Elharrar Nathalie, as part of her LaRare range, and add an element of sexiness to the hectic scene.
Artistic makeup by JADE and sculptural hair design by Franck Nemoz brought a stylistic muse to the idea of apocalypse.

Models from Fam International and City Models will hopefully find the means to work out their creative differences and make amends in an effort to improve life in the Parisian Apocalypse.

Written by Lisa Tumbarello



THE MAKING OF
Brought to you by the members of http://www.nineteen74.com

SPECIAL THANKS TO ....

PHOTOGRAPHY
Valentina Frugiuele

ASSISTANT & BACKSTAGE PHOTOGRAPHY
Max Laho

VIDEO
Arnaud Mallebrera
http://www.wizart.fr

STYLIST HAUTE COUTURE FOR MODELS
Dupré-Santabarbara
Michel Dupré et Christelle Santabarbara

STYLIST FOR THE FASHION SHOW ORGANIZATOR
Nadège Ludinant / LUNASHOO

SHOES DESIGNER
LaRare
Elharrar Nathalie
http://www.larare.fr

MAKE UP ARTIST
Jade

HAIR STYLIST
Franck Nemoz

HAIR STYLIST ASSISANT
Cindy Leroux

MODELS AGENCIES:
Fam International
http://www.fam-international.com

CIty Models
http://www.city-models.com/

COPY & TEXT
Lisa Tumbarello

ART DIRECTION FACTORY311
Nicholas Hardy
http://www.factory311.com

FACTORY311 DIGITAL ARTIST
Benjamin Delacour
http://www.factory311.com

CREATIVE INSPIRATION
Raoul Keil
http://www.nineteen74.com