MUSIC PRODUCER EVA MINAEVA SPEAKS: AND THE WORLD LISTENS

Vestal sits down with Eva Minaeva for her first interview after a year of silence

 Photography KEVIN SINCLAIR

Eva Minaeva is the dearth to women music producers. Her credibility comes with merit after stepping down at her peak, from a two year Gucci Contract to produce music. "Modeling is the seed" she says, "But it's limiting. I would advise those on that path to use the frustration the job brings to light the fire for something bigger... You can change the world with enough frustrations, I believe"


F/W 2019 EDITION

200 reasons to fall back in love with new music. HEIR is flying high and loving it. ALLIE X is Above and Beyond.

As Vestal takes its 4th excursion into print media, we share with you art and voices we love. Voices that communicate value and lead us to carefully curate and create things that are amusing to our lives. This issue is focused on insights from some of our favorite creative people, so it’s essentially about sitting down and listening. There’s an incredible mix of minds throughout this issue. Not only featuring discussions with musicians and artists who have reached great heights in their careers, we also talk to noteworthy fashion influencers with plenty of potential to enrich our understanding of culture. You will explore the talents we appreciate the most, including timeless photography and the precise    product captured on camera of young designers making their mark in fashion. Their work will speak to you in different ways and for different reasons. The interviews you’ll read might throw up some surprising responses your way, but that’s partly what makes them so interesting, especially if you are already familiar with their work. Perhaps most notably I have added more fashion driven pages which give us a chance to highlight more designer content that will kick off every issue. 

This issue is special for another reason. Vestal is a thrill, a challenge, and an honor which allows me to appreciate the creative process and the incredible attention to detail needed to achieve something that is everlasting and tirelessly inspirational. 

Kevin Sinclair
Editor in Chief & Creative Director


Music

ALLIE X GOES ABOVE & BEYOND

Photography KEVIN SINCLAIR Stying GUVANCH AGAJUMAYEV Hair KOJI ICHIKAWA Make Up NIKO LOPEZ Talent ALLIE X @ THE JEFFRIES Retouch NYC RETOUCHES Production K&D PRODUCTIONS


Music

HEIR IS FLYING HIGH AND LOVING IT

Photography KEVIN SINCLAIR Styling HEIR & KIRSTY STEWART Assistant Styling LO’RENZO HILL WHITE Hair & Make-up KOJI ICHIKAWA using GLOSS MODERNE Musician PATRICIA MANFIELD Retouch NYC RETOUCHES Production K&D PRODUCTIONS


Fashion & Beauty

Editor at Large   David Gargiulo   Fashion Editor   Alexandra DeAngelis   Features Editor   Mago   Assistant Editor   Emma Brannen    Talent   Elza Matiz, Eva Minaeva, Clare Crawford, Adam Osborne, Ama Elsesser, Sofia Tesmenitskaya, Char Dolores Leeuwin, Breck Gambill, Hanna Verhees.    Contributing Editors   Alex Van der Steen, Carmen Kemmink, Koji Ichikawa, Sacha Harford, Wade Lee, Guvanch Agajumayev, Niko Lopez, Risako Matsush, Lo’renzo Hill White.

Editor at Large David Gargiulo Fashion Editor Alexandra DeAngelis Features Editor Mago Assistant Editor Emma Brannen

Talent Elza Matiz, Eva Minaeva, Clare Crawford, Adam Osborne, Ama Elsesser, Sofia Tesmenitskaya, Char Dolores Leeuwin, Breck Gambill, Hanna Verhees.

Contributing Editors Alex Van der Steen, Carmen Kemmink, Koji Ichikawa, Sacha Harford, Wade Lee, Guvanch Agajumayev, Niko Lopez, Risako Matsush, Lo’renzo Hill White.


Art & Architecture

You Should Wear Your Revolution

Photography STEFAN MILEV

Sarah Trouche is a French visual artist. She is part of the class of 2007 of the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts (Paris National School of Fine Arts), where she trained under artists such as Jean-Marc Bustamante, Jacky Chriqui and Guillaume Paris. She complemented her training under artist Mike Kelley at the Pasadena Art Center College of Design, where she graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in 2007 and at Goldsmiths, University of London, where she graduated with a Master in Performance-Making in 2008. She also took a short-film directing course in 2014 at the Gaîté Lyrique, a digital arts center located in Paris…. Read More

 

Nonstop Nostalgia

A HOTEL HONORING AIRPORT DESIGN OF A BYGONE ERA Photography KEVIN SINCLAIR Architecture Design EERO SAARINEN

When the Eero Saarinen-designed TWA terminal and opened it in 1962, it embodied the glamour and optimism of the jet age. The airport structure was designated a New York City landmark in 1994 and, after its 2001 closure, was listed on the national and New York State registers of historic places in 2005. Now, 18 years after it closed its doors, and less than three years since construction began, the restored building has reopened as a landmark hotel…. Read More


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On the covers ALLIE X & HEIR. Photography & Direction KEVIN SINCLAIR