Ballet dancer Pina Bausch could take one word and create an entire choreoraphy from it. As such, the idea of falling set the tone for Jack Davison and Nell Kalonji’s foray for AnOther Magazine Spring/Summer 2018. Here, voluminous pieces – some light and barely-there, others heavy and stiff – interact with the space around them; so much so that these two definable spaces become one in the haze of motion.
Left: Chihiro is wearing a leather dress with ruched sleeves (worn as top) by Drome. Organza jumpsuit with voluminous legs and attached boots by Tom Guy. Right: Achok is wearing a strapless leather Clous top by Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello. Sleeveless body from National Theatre Costume Hire
Left: Achok is wearing a lacquered denim and canvas Uranium top, viscose draped skirt and cotton sleeve by Rick Owens. Right, top: Arnelle is wearing a blazer by Tagliatore. Wool trousers by Margaret Howell. 3D plastic hand belt by A.W.A.K.E. And leather sandals by Church’s. Jill is wearing a linen dress by Forte Forte. Feather boa from Contemporary Wardrobe. Achok is wearing a lacquered denim and canvas Uranium top, viscose draped skirt and cotton sleeve by Rick Owens
Left: Arnelle is wearing a cotton trench coat by Sportmax. Layered tulle skirt from National Theatre Costume Hire. And leather Mary Jane slippers by Rachel Riley. Right: Achok is wearing a silk and acetate strapless mini dress by Redemption. Crushed silk trousers by Ann Demeulemeester. And satin opera glove by Dents.
Left: Achok is wearing a cotton coat with bead embellishment by Miu Miu. Lycra catsuit from Contemporary Wardrobe. Right, top: Betsy is wearing an asymmetric hooded lycra-mesh veil with attached glove and gathered linen skirt (worn as a top) by Evan Phillips. Nylon bodysuit (worn underneath) by Bloch. And cotton trousers by Momoni. Bottom: Jill is wearing her own earrings
Left, top: Nandi is wearing an oversized cotton trench coat by Vaquera. Ribbed and knitted cotton bralette and lurex trousers by Circus Hotel. Silk crop top (worn underneath) by Véronique Leroy. And leather Mary Jane slippers by Rachel Riley. Bottom: Achok is wearing a pom-pom dress with knitted fringing by Calvin Klein 205W39NYC. Right: Achok is wearing a viscose dress with oblique inserts and asymmetric skirt by Roberto Cavalli. Puff-sleeved coated blouse by Isabel Marant. Ruched tulle opera gloves from Gillian Horsup at Grays Antiques. And satin slides customised with stylist’s own horse bandage by Manolo Blahnik
Left. Nandi is wearing an organdie apron dress with ruffle detail by Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood. Lycra body (worn underneath) by Freed of London. And cotton and silk scarves by Faliero Sarti. Right: Achok is wearing a cotton shirt-dress with attached organza corset by Erika Cavallini. Silk organza pleated skirt with shredded hemline (worn underneath) by Asai. And cotton trousers with braces by Momoni
Left, from front: Chihiro is wearing a leather dress by Drome. Silk-georgette top by Johannes Boehl. Tulle skirt (worn underneath) by Moncler Gamme Rouge. Cotton-voile skirt (worn underneath) by Molly Goddard. And leather Mary Jane slippers by Rachel Riley. Namyoon is wearing a hand-woven Tencel dress by Richard Malone. Leather bustier by Drome. And leather Mary Jane slippers by Rachel Riley. Right: Chihiro is wearing a hammered satin dress by Diesel Black Gold. Tulle top with oversized puff sleeves by Harris Reed. Tulle skirt (worn underneath) by Moncler Gamme Rouge. And patent-leather Mary Jane slippers by Rachel Riley
Left, from top: Jill is wearing a crushed cotton shirt and skirt by Ports 1961. Washed silk charmeuse skirt (worn underneath) by The Row. And satin opera gloves by Cornelia James. Bottom: Chihiro is wearing layered leather ribbon and feather scarves by Ann Demeulemeester. Knitted cotton trousers by Pierantonio Gaspari. And leather Mary Jane slippers by Rachel Riley. Right: Achok is wearing a pom-pom dress with knitted fringing by Calvin Klein 205W39NYC. Satin slippers customised with stylist’s own horse bandage by Stuart Weitzman
Hair: Mari Ohashi at LGA using Davines. Make-up: Nami Yoshida at Bryant Artists using MAC. Models: Achok Majak at Viva London, Nandi Bhebhe, Chihiro Kawachi, Namyoon Kim at AMCK Dance, Jill Kortleve, Arnelle Slot and Betsy Teske at Milk Management. Casting: Julia Lange at Artistry London. Choreographer: Caroline Pope at United Agents. Set design: Shona Heath at CLM. Photographic assistants: David Gilbey and Maxwell Tomlinson. Styling assistants: Rebecca Perlmutar, Camila Paiva and Ignacio de Tiedra. Hair assistant: Yuuki Yanase. Make-up assistant: Kumiko Ando. Casting assistant: Vincent Mark. Production: Emily Miles at Mini Title. Production assistant: Leo Marcus
This article originally featured in the Spring/Summer 2018 issue of AnOther Magazine, which is available to buy now.