Photography

Daria by Olga Bogdanova

Exploring themes of youth and belonging, this series examines concepts of ‘collective identity’ through experiences of self-discovery and uniformity with emphasis on how these can be disrupted by physical and emotional particularities. In the setting of Kiev, Ukraine, the series studies child athletes and their mentors in a context of seven unique athletic disciplines. Through […]

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Fashion, Photography

Ryan Skelton’s Men in Pink

Here at The Lujon Magazine, we are big fans of Ryan Skelton’s photography, and that’s a fact. As we gently stalked his extremely well put-together Instagram, we just could not help but ask him to collaborate and let us publish some of his pictures: Photographies of people and bodies and clothes doted with that poignant delicacy […]

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Photography

Lionel Wendt’s Ceylon

Lionel Wendt (1900-1944) was born in Colombo, Sri-Lanka, in 1900 the son of a Supreme Court Judge. He was educated at St Thomas’s College, Colombo but as a young man spent time in England studying piano at The Royal Academy. Coming from such a privileged background it was assumed that he would become a lawyer […]

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Editorial, Fashion

The Triptych: Eleganza

To celebrate the re-launch and re-design of our wonderful website, we decided to re-visit and re-interpret important imagery that has been linked to Lujon Magazine since our now legendary first issue. A Triptych of three of the main pillars this publication is all about: Gusto, Classe and Eleganza (Italian for Taste, Class and Elegance). First one up […]

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Photography

George Platt-Lynes: Pictures of men

George Platt-Lynes was born on April 15, 1907 in East Orange, New Jersey. But it is after his move to Paris in 1925, where he then met artists such as Réne Crevel, Man Ray, Gertrude Stein and others, that his artistic spark was originally ignited. Inspired by the effervescent Paris of Cocteau and Bérard, Platt-Lynes returned […]

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Photography

Alice Neale’s photography of the beautiful

The work of London-based photographer Alice Neale has often been compared to many other image makers’ oeuvre of prepubescent beauties and English roses. But if the pictures of, say, Harley Weir conjure a whole world of spiritual Englishness or a sophisticated re-creation of naturalness, Alice’s photographs…

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