Based on the covers of six L. Ron Hubbard story compilations.
Photos By Matthew Frost Artwork By Rick Altergott Stylist: Annette Lamothe-Ramos Photo Assistant: Bobby Doherty; Hair: Ashley Nicole Grobmeier; Makeup: Erin Green Models: Casie C. at Wilhelmina, Hannah Davis at IMG, Alex Glenday at Next, and Zhanna at Mc2 Photocollage and retouching by Daniel Hong; Special thanks to Fast Ashleys Studios
To be clear (and because our lawyers insisted on crystal clarity): The following fashion spread is based on reinterpretations of covers of six of our favorite L. Ron Hubbard story compilations, all of which were appropriated from classic science fiction pulps in which the stories first appeared.
Reinterpretation of 'The Great Secret,' published by Galaxy, 2008; cover originally from 'Thrilling Wonder Stories' (Standard Magazines, December 1948) Cushnie et Ochs dress, Bar III earrings
Reinterpretation of 'Greed,' published by Galaxy, 2011; cover originally from 'Astounding Science Fiction' (Street & Smith, February 1940) Jad Ghandour jacket, American Apparel top, Joseph pants, Palladium boots
Reinterpretation of 'Beyond All Weapons,' published by Galaxy, 2012; cover originally from 'Super Science Stories' (Popular Publications, January 1950) Kumi Kookoon sheet, CC Skye earrings
Reinterpretation of 'One Was Stubborn,' forthcoming from 'Galaxy' in 2014; cover originally from 'Astounding Science Fiction' (Street & Smith, November 1940) adidas Originals x Jeremy Scott jacket and boots, American Apparel short shorts, The Blonds helmet
Reinterpretation of 'When Shadows Fall' published by Galaxy, 2009; cover originally from 'Astounding Science Fiction' (Street & Smith, March 1948) adidas Originals x Opening Ceremony top
Reinterpretation of 'The Professor Was a Thief,' published by Galaxy, 2009; cover originally from 'Startling Stories' (Standard Magazines, July 1948) Jad Ghandour dress, Mango necklace