Thursday, January 7

Nick Knight challenges beauty through the lens

Nick Knight, an experimental British photographer, has consistently challenged conventional notions of beauty in fashion.  He is among the world’s most influential photographers as well as being director and founder of, the fashion and art internet broadcasting channel. Visit the website at and his personal website at

His work has been published in Vogue, Dazed & Confused, W magazine, i-D, and Visionaire. He has shot campaigns for Christian Dior, Alexander McQueen, Calvin Klein, Levi Strauss, Yohji Yamamoto and Yves Saint Laurent. In 2006 he was awarded the prestigious Moet Chandon Fashion Tribute, which he celebrated by throwing a masked ball at Horace Walpoles Gothic revival treasure, Strawberry Hill.

His first book of photographs "Skinheads" was published in 1982. Later he produced "Nicknight", a 12 year retrospective, "Flora", a series of flower pictures, various short films and videos and a permanent installation, "Plant Power", for the Natural History Museum in London.

Lately, he collaborated with fashion designer Gareth Pugh creating a virtual runway show that you may watch in my Halloween special at And also shot the new futuristic Mercedes Benz SLS AMG ad campaign with German model Julia Stegner dressed in Gareth Pugh. Watch the behind the scenes video and stills bellow.

Watch the making of video...
and enjoy the car...

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