The Dark Side of a Black Planet–Fashion Milano model Gianluca Albonico is enlisted for a dark story by photographer Marco Mezzani. Hitting the studio for a look at dramatic fashions from the likes of Ann Demeulemeester and Rick Owens, Gianluca brings his A game, donning strong looks styled by Daniele Poggi. / Grooming by Cristina Schiavo.
A Sicilian Tale–Photographed by Marcello Junior Dino, models Adrián Ponte (I Love Models Management), Alex Michels (WhyNot), Gianluca Albonico (Fashion Milano), Rich Stinger (L’Uomo Elite) and Mario C (Independent Men) star in a new story, exclusively lensed for Dolce & Gabbana’s webzine Swide. Outfitted by fashion editor Yuri Ahn with the brand’s spring/summer 2013 collection, the models bring to life to the character of the scugnizzo, a dialectal word used in the South of Italy to describe young rascals. Paying homage to the Sicilian sense of style, which is at the core of the brand’s aesthetic, the lot sport with a flippant attitude, the latest designs of the Italian fashion house, mixing stripes with evocative Sicilian prints that decorate shirts, tees and trousers. / Photography Assistance by Roberto Ortu & Karol Sudolski. Styling Assistance by Massimo di Felice. Hair. Pawel Solis. Makeup by Sarah Mierau.
Boys in Skirts–Up and comers Gianluca Albonico and Romeo Caminos are styled by fellow Nathalie model Jonathan Bauer-Hayden for a new shoot, captured with great attitude and charm. Photographed by Jiès Cléodore and Thibault Dlm, the boys charm in a mix of pleated skirts, leather jackets, dress shirts and other fantastic character-driven pieces. / First assistant: Arthur Méjean.
An Afternoon with Gianluca–Photographer Fernando Gómez travels to Paris where he settles his sight on Nathalie up and comer Gianluca Albonico. Captured in a relaxed series, Gianluca is a charming image of youth.