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Feb 14th, 2016
Hu Nan: CHANEL BAG, CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN SANDALS, MINIME PARIS HAT, RED JUMPSUIT CAROLINA RITZ.
Louis: BOB CARPENTER SHIRT & TIGER OF SWEDEN SUIT & BOWTIE.
Style Editorbrings you the latest fashion editorial shoot dedicated to young love, the faint of heart and those who have loved and lost. Valentine’s Day can we a whirlwind of emotions both for those in love and those who have fallen out of love. Love bites sometimes, so here is our fashion editorial special Blue Valentine, with pieces from the Spring/Summer collections. We like to say that it’s okay if you do not have a Valentine this year. Style Editor is here to ease the pain, with some poetry by Rumi. And ask the question will you be our Valentine? She was inspired by Rumi’s Little Book of Life for this fashion editorial.
TIGER OF SWEDEN DRIVING COAT, GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI CHELSEA BOOTS, CANADA GOOSE VEST AND MODELS OWN JEANS.
Proud scholar step down from your summit fall in love and become a fool!
Become humble like dust walk with everyone good & bad, young and old so one day you may become a king. – Rumi
LEA PECKRE TOP AND SKIRT, Re:named TRENCH, TOSCA BLU SNEAKERS.
Open the window of your heart and look at the Beloved’s face.
Love’s task is to create that window so His Beauty may illumine the heart.
It is in your power, my friend, to gaze constantly at the Beloved’s face.
Make a way to the core of yourself & banish all other impressions.
You posses an elixir apply it & by its alchemy you will turn your enemies into friends.
Thus perfecting yourself you will be able to reflect the Beloved whose Grace is the nourishment of Spirit. – Rumi
Louis: TIGER OF SWEDEN SUIT, AIR JORDAN SNEAKERS AND Y-3 T-SHIRT
Heart, be considerate soul, be tolerant patience, run if you cannot bear grief reason,
go play your childish games. – Rumi
GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI HIGH HEELS, ALL SAINTS JUMPSUIT
AND COYOTE VEST BY MICHAEL KORS .
One Page of our book will bewilder you forever.
One real moment at the feet of the heart will turn you from teachers into disciples. – Rumi
Louis:TIGER OF SWEDEN JACKET, Y-3 T-SHIRT & SHORTS & RAF SIMONS SNEAKERS
Hu Nan: ANTIK BATIK SANDALS, FURLA BAG, BROTHERS & SISTERS TURBAN,PUMA JACKET AND MICHEAL KORS SKIRT.
Do not be fooled, my friend this world is not to be trusted.
It will intoxicate you with its sweet drink & suddenly desert you & wrap its arms around another lover. – Rumi
FURLA BAG, BROTHERS & SISTERS TURBAN,PUMA JACKET AND INTIMISSIMI BRA.
He who is not captured by Love is like a wingless bird.
What understanding can he have of the world without knowing the Knower?
In love with himself, he is easily lured astray with no courage to embark on the path. The Beloved is the guardian of the gate that only he can open.
Those unable to pass are robbed of their essence. Dawn may come, but they remain asleep, while in our sky, the sun never sets nor rises. – Rumi
PINKO BLACK DRESS
Let the dust under your feet settle on my eyelashes.
When your torment me, I rejoice for it is a sign of your loyalty. – Rumi
Louis: TIGER OF SWEDEN SUIT & BOW TIE AND BOB CARPENTER SHIRT
I drank Your nectar, Beloved, and grew in majesty.
Now emanating Your sweet fragrance even the angel of death has no hope.- Rumi
Hu Nan: SNEAKERSBY MICHAEL KORS AND BAG, LEA PECKRE JACKET AND REPLAY DRESS.
Where is my wise musician who plays only for love ignoring all other requests?
Hoping to see him I have grown old & weary & may have to take my wish to my grave.
If you see him wandering alone on the seashore please convey to him my longing & tears.
Only the love of a passionate heart might draw him near. – Rumi
My sweet idol,what was that drink last night?
I want the same for the rest of my life.
I had no thirst for wine until I saw your face reflected in the glass you placed on my hand. – Rumi
BAD MOTHER FUCKERS HOODIE DIAMANTE WEAR
I had no thirst for wine until I saw your face reflected in the glass you placed on my hand.
Being self-absorbed you are far from me even in my presence.
Cease to be, for on the path of love it is either you or me. – Rumi
PUMA MESH SHORTS AND JACKET AND CAROLINA RITZ TRENCH
Love rushed into my veins emptying me of myself.
Now filled with the Beloved my only possession is my name. – Rumi
At night, drifting like the wind I pace sleepless through the town.
Sober people focus on the practical but I cannot be sensible ruined & drunk as I am on love. – Rumi
BOB CARPENTER SHIRT & JACKET AND REPLAY JEANS
My thoughts spin in a whirlwind of passion my heart circles in the air like a bird in flight
every atom of my being is whirling.
Is my Beloved whirling everywhere too? – Rumi
FURLA MINI BAG, STUART WEITZMAN BOOTS, MINIME PARIS HAT,
SKIRT BY MICHAEL KORS, REPLAY PRINTED MOTO JACKET. PARIJI T-SHIRT AND BRACLETS FROM SOUTH AFRICA.
As candlelight is absorbed in the rays of the sun as the rivers are absorbed in the sea so the lover melts into the Beloved.
Until the lover is consumed completely by longing the Beloved’s face remains hidden. – Rumi
Hu Nan: ALL SAINTS PINK MOTO JACKET AND BLACK SHIRT, VICTORIA BECKHAME PANTS, H&M BOMBER JACKET,MINIME PARIS HAT
Louis:REPLAY JEANS, CANADA GOOSE VEST AND TIGER OF SWEDEN DRIVING COAT
A spark from a burning heart the sigh of a broken heart always reach the Beloved.
Hu Nan: BROTHERS & SISTERS TURBAN, ESSENTIAL ANTWERP MAXI DRESS AND SNEAKERS BY MICHAEL KORS
Tell me, my friend, what is greater the luminous moon, the luscious garden or the One who created them?
Is a brilliant mind greater than the One who conceived it? Even Love that exalts the world becomes as pliant as wax in His hands.
When I feel my feathers burning He is opening my wings.
When I feel a dagger piercing my heart He is protecting me with His shield. I am lost in awe of Him! -Rumi
LORIS AZZARO SUIT AND TIGER OF SWEDEN BOWETIE
Put your thoughts to sleep let them not cast a shadow over the moon of your heart.
Drown them in the sea of love. -Rumi
LORIS AZZARO SUIT & SHIRT
Photographs: CHO HANG
Stylist Asst: Brian Placid & Amina Sutter
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