Award winning actress Gwei Lun-Mei (or Kwai Lun-Mei, 桂纶镁, 桂纶镁) was in Paris to shoot the Covers of the May French style issues of ELLE Hong Kong with Photographer Benjamin Kanarek and Director Frédérique Renaut
Brash, bold, brilliant, stripes galore with hint of repetitive ethnic African patterns to add to the “Jolie” mix, Kad Diallo, as an ultra feminine Sapeur. Kad is photographed by Benjamin Kanarek for SCMP.
Weathering the rain and cold, the hills and the valleys, racing against the clock and crossing the line at the Place Vendôme, Mar Gonzalez, photographed by Benjamin Kanarek for ELLE, wins her Tour de France wearing Haute Couture on her Chanel bike.
Haute Couture is a mix of Art, Sculpture and Architecture. It couldn’t have been a more fitting occasion than to celebrate these fine arts by blending them together into one grand expression. Model Dajana Antic, plays her part as the muse in this editorial for SCMP Post photographed by Benjamin Kanarek.
We were all intoxicated by the sweet smile of Actress Maria-Ange Casta as she entered our suite at the Hotel Regina across from the glorious Jardin des Tuileries and Louvre Museum for GRAZIA Russia Special Fashion Issue photographed by Benjamin Kanarek.
“Pride of Paris”, more lively and joyfull than ever, in its bohemian and romantic district of Montmartre, the alluring and charming Alexandra Tikerpuu lensed by Benjamin Kanarek, takes a magical tour on the stone studded streets wearing radiant vibrant seasonal tones of the Haute Couture Collections.
“Ahoy there Captain! Starboard storm coming in quickly! All below deck!” Shouts mariner Patricia Zajacova wearing her sailors garb and feeling nautically naughty under stormy Paris River Seine skies for SCMP and photographed by fellow sailor Benjamin Kanarek.