• August 6, 2012

Moodboard-GoldenImages by Diego Uchitel, Clare Read (make-up), Julian Le Bas (hair), Paul Merritt (hair), Claire Rothstein (hair), Michelangelo Di Battista, Mel Bles and Ralf Pulmanns.

Julian Le Bas, HairstylistHairstyle by Julian Le Bas.

Michelangelo Di BattistaImage by Michelangelo Di Battista.

Paul Merritt, HairstylistHairstyle by Paul Merritt.

Everyone’s going mad for gold at the moment. Over the last few days, this greyest of summers developed a lovely golden glow as a result of the eye-catching performance of so many tremendous athletes in the Olympics. For what will no doubt be an all-too-brief interlude, it seems that the country as a whole is finally celebrating people with real talent, rather than the usual suspects for whom gold represents nothing more than the colour of their nuclear-strength spray-tans.

So this feels like the perfect excuse for us to gather some beautiful imagery and celebrate talent of our own. Showing work that, with one colour, perfectly represents luxury, power, softness, eccentricity and sophistication, all at the same time…

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