october 2005  

inside this issue
fashion and beauty magazines
model news




since its launch in 1996, Wallpaper has consistently been one of the most influential design resources in the world. nine years on, its pages are influencing a new generation of design-hungry consumers. the magazine, which continues to present the world as one seamless marketplace where consumers are not restricted by international borders, cultures or stereotypes was in Dubai recently to shoot its september 2005 issue. shoot logistics and locations were produced by bareface’s nick goodchild. a cast of 30 models, starring Iranian beauty narsis, was supplied by bareface models. the fashion shoot was directed by acclaimed US photographer, larry sultan and styled by French Vogue’s sandrine boury-heyler.





Opel Zafira

it’s not only Opel’s cars that feature dynamics and innovation, but also its advertising. a special air-land operation was designed for the tv and stills campaign accompanying the market launch of the new Zafira. the idea for this unusual campaign came from the Frankfurt agency McCann Erickson. shooting took place in Dubai where bareface productions took care of the shoots stills, and local film company Filmworks produced the tvc. bareface took care of all production and worked with acclaimed car photographer christopher thomas from Germany, as well as professional sky-divers at Umm Al Qwain's free-fall dropzone. the stills shoot was captured in Oman and Dubai desert regions and included a full time crew of 10 people. the results are to be seen on billboards and press all over europe.

Hewlett Packard

HP the technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally, were in Dubai recently to shoot a middle eastern stock image library. New York-based production company, Photogroup selected bareface productions to handle the local production, whilst bareface models was selected to supply all models and stylists. top New York photographer ashton worthington, and producer joe lomabardo of Ridecreative were flown in by HP. art direction was under the detail-forward eye of HP’s own ellen maly. the shoot was so successful, that discussions about a new project have already begun.




  Enterprise IG and Emaar

bareface producer georgina hockley worked alongside global brand design agency Enterprise IG to produce an eight day stills shoot. the shoot was commissioned on behalf of Emaar to create one of it's first image library projects - Dubai Marina. the results can be seen in magnificent scale on a brand wall surrounding the marina adjacent to Sheikh Zayed Road.

renowned German photographer florian geiss was flown in to capture the campaign's energy, along with his crew of assistant, stylist and makeup artist. Bareface models included international models jelena, rene, samar and mirjana. bareface stylist angela savage and photographer's assistant phil baber were amongst the local crew working on the shoot.



art director husen ali khan (baba) of advertising agency Lowe Dubai recently selected a stellar cast of bareface models to star in their latest Axe ‘fantasy campaign’. bareface image-makers were selected to create and shoot the visuals: dennie passion on hair and make up; cherie borough on styling and photographer dave kennedy. the photography was used to launch the Axe middle eastern website www.axefantasy.com

Deira City Centre's 'Take Me to the City'

bareface was delighted to be involved in Deira City Centre’s award winning Dubai bus design awards 2005 organized this DSS. Mediahub Dubai appointed GMR to handle the judging of the designs . the “Take Me to the City” bus depicting school children clinging to the outside of the bus was the clear winner on the night. the design prepared by DCC's ad agency TBWA RAAD was shot specifically for the competition. ass. creative director: fouad abdel malak and client servicing: karam kalak. photography by richard allenby pratt and styling by angela savage.



L’Officiel Middle East -alina



Viva - alina


fashion and beauty magazine editorials

bareface continues to be the agency of choice for the ever expanding editorial print media environment. models enida, alina f, and samar have featured in recent editorials for Viva, Emirates Woman, Arabian Woman and L’Officiel. bareface photographers dave kennedy, alexa singer, jonathon ford, and bareface stylists helga, dennie passion, tanya rex, sarah baldry and cherie borough are also talents of choice for discerning editors and film-makers - GCC-wide.






  model news

Faces: international model, karlien seegers has been selected by advertising agency Euro RSCG PROMOPUB as the official and exclusive face of FACES – the beauty retail store from the Chalhoub Group. the 2005-2006 campaign was shot by bareface photographer, alexa singer with hair and make-up by bareface make-up artist and stylist, tanya rex. FACES branches are spread through out the middle east. if you haven’t visited one yet, pop into FACES at BurJuman, Al Ghurair City, Ibn Battuta Mall and Mall of the Emirates. and of course, look out for the campaign featuring the stunning karlien.



other bareface model exclusives

samantha nelemans has been selected as the exclusive middle eastern face of Nivea Visage.  samantha’s clean and simple hair and make-up look – based on the brief for a natural, uncomplicated approach to looking beautiful, was created by dennie passion with styling by mary-kei.  bareface international models rhydian and zirkea appear in the latest advertising campaign for Marks & Spencer and Grosvenor House restaurant Ottoman selected dana for their advertising.  German clothing giant Gerry Weber shot their corporate video on location in Dubai with kiran from bareface.




  boy oh boy

stunning dutchman and bareface international model, houdijan, was selected to appear in the launch issue of L’Officiel Homme – out on stands October 1st. UK-based aydin, also an exclusive bareface international face – was selected as the body of underwear brand Alan Solly. the campaign was shot in India.


foreign placements

bareface booker beverley placed jana with T-Models in Singapore where she was so successful that she has already been booked for other assignments. newcomer anastacia is tipped to become an international success with her first trip planned to Hong Kong with Model Management.


more faces

our ever-expanding model division welcomes new faces corine, irena, dana and nancy. all four girls are receiving fabulous feed-back and bookings to date have included Cartier, Hour Choice, Emirates Woman and L’Officiel. we are pleased to welcome back South African beauties janine and zirkea, Czech model, barbora, and Belgium model enida.


Dave Kennedy

since dave kennedy arrived in Dubai the exclusive bareface photographer has hardly had a quiet moment, dave has received a great response from clients, and bookings have flowed in. his clients have included Lowe Dubai (Axe), Pepsi, Viva, L'Officiel, City Life, Wella, Emirates Woman and Lighthouse.