Wednesday, August 31, 2011

THORNANDES JAMES

FASHION PROFILE 
JUDGE A BOOK BY IT'S COVER


For those of you who call your self devotee of Indonesian fashion, not knowing his name is no less than a sin. Graduated from London School of Public Relation majoring in advertising, Thornandes James started his career as an intern for the fashion editor at SOAP magazine. But not too long after that he has secured a position for himself in the magazine, and within 2 years he was able to call himself The Senior Fashion Editor, running the whole fashion devision of that magazine. The experience was grand, and it teaches him many lessons on fashion.

Bagi mereka yang menyebut diri mereka pengikut setia Indonesian fesyen, tidak mengetahui nama Thornandes James bisa jadi merupakan sebuah dosa. Lulus dari Sekolah Relasi Publik London School dengan jurusan periklanan, Thornandes James memulai karirnya sebagai magang bagi editor fesyen bagi majalah SOAP. Tidak lama setelah itu, sekitar dua tahun lamanya ia pun dipercayai dengan titel editor fesyen.  




Photos by : Glenn Prasetya
Fashion Editor, Thornandes James
Makeup & Hair, Phillip Kwok
Assistant Stylist, Chekka & Reza Bustami
Model, Jonathan Mulia
Cover & Cover Story for SOAP Magazine August 2008

From Harper's Bazaar, to Elle, Amica, Clara and Fimela.com, all have trusted Thornandes James to do some iconic works for their magazines. Having the ability to gather up amazing labels as the wardrobes for his works. 

Dimulai dari Harper's Bazaar, hingga Elle, Amica, Clara, dan Fimela.com, semua telah mempercayai James untuk mengerjakan berbagai macam proyek. James pun berkemampuan untuk meraih nama-nama kondang dunia untuk pakaian di berbagai proyeknya. 




par Julius Bramanto
editor, Thornandes James
makeup & hair, Adrian Suryapradipa/B-MGT using Shu Uemura
wardrobe, Sapto Djojokartiko Couture
assistant photographer, Hendri Dinata, Retno Prasasti, Ken Arini
assistant stylist, Chekka
model, Kateryna Talanova/SUM Entertainment
Unpublished picture from Fashion Editorial AMICA Indonesia August 2010

Coming from the background of advertising he learned many things about concepts and briefs, mixing  the knowledge he obtained with his passion for fashion, the mixture has driven him to explore many fields that revolves around fashion. He once dwelled with photography and beauty artistry before he found his way as a stylist, making him to understand so much more about the visual aspect of fashion. 

Berasal dari latar belakang periklanan, James berlajar banyak hal mengenai konsep dan briefs, memadukan pengetahuan tersebut dengan kecintaannya terhadap fesyen, membuat James berkeinginan untuk mengekplorasi berbagai bidang. Dimulai dari fotografi, hingga kesenian make up, hingga akhirnya ia mencapai menjadi seorang stylist. James sungguh mengerti mengenai aspek visual dari fesyen.





Stylist: Thornandes James
Hair & Make Up: Andy Chun
Model: Irina Roshik
all outfit by Sally Koeswanto

These days Thornandes James is working as contributing fashion editor, fashion stylist, and the occasional creative consultant for labels such as; Andreas Odang, Barli Asmara, Chandra Black, Jeffery Tan, to Priyo Oktaviano. Building their image, collections, strategy, presentation, and publicity. A true devotee of fashion. 

Hari-hari ini James berkerja sebagai kontributor di berbagai majalah, dia pun menjadi stylist, dan terkadang menjadi konsultan kreatif bagi berbagai label tanah air; Andreas Odang, Barli Asmara, Chandra Black, Jeffery Tan, hingga Priyo Oktaviano. Membangun nama mereka, koleksi mereka, hingga strategi, dan publikasi mau pun presentasi. Sungguh James merupakan seorang pecinta fesyen.




par Julius Bramanto
styling, Thornandes James
makeup & hair, Philips Kwok
assistants photographer, Retno Prasasty, Ranny Monita, Shuri
assistant stylist, Rajasa Pramesywara
model, Katya Sokolova/DAMN! Inc.
Personal Project

As a undergrad student at LSPR, he was a shy figure, studying day and night to maintain perfect grades. He is also a very value conscious man, who believes that one should always respects the senior, and must always hold their words carefully. Who says geeks can't be chic? 

Sebagai mahasiswa S1 di LSPR, James merupakan sosok yang pemalu, belajar demi mempertahankan nilai yang sempurna. James juga merupakan orang yang menjunjung tinggi nilai-nilai tradisional, hormat, dan kesantunan dalam bertutur kata. 





par Nicoline Patricia Malina
styling, Thornandes James for AMICA
makeup & hair, Andy Chun
assistant photographer, Tri & Ila
assistant stylist, Rajasa Pramesywara
model, Irina Roshik/LVDK
Fashion Editorial AMICA Indonesia April 2011

One thing that he is, he is true to his self, he once stated, "Orang bilang don't judge a book by it's cover, tapi balik lagi di fashion, we do judge a book by it's cover."

Satu hal James merupakan pribadi yang riil, dia pernah berkata, "Orang bilang don't judge a book by it's cover, tapi balik lagi di fashion, we do judge a book by it's cover."





par, Glenn Prasetya
styling,  Thornandes James for Amica
Make Up, Andy Chun
Model, Tarah Dowling
Amica July 2010





par Giovanni Rustanto/Plankton Labs
styling, Thornandes James for AMICA
makeup & hair, Andy Chun
videographers, Hendy Sukarya & Dewi Mariam/Plankton Labs
assistant photographer, Ronald yap
assistant stylist, Rajasa Pramesywara
model, Kateryna Talanova/SUM Entertainment
location, Gunung Bale Malang
Fashion Editorial for AMICA Indonesia November 2010







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