MY LOVE, The MatchBoox
Michel Haddi specially wrote a short story in a matchbox for MatchBoox. ‘My love’, particular recommended for all lovers. Image and text give shape to this passionate ode to love. English text with photographs and illustrations by Martine Brand.
Michel Haddi is one of the world’s leading fashion photographers for over 20 years. Haddi’s work has graced the most prestigious magazines in the fashion industry such as Vogue, Vanity Fair and Rolling Stones. Haddi captured breathtaking images of some of the biggest names in the business like Angelina Jolie, Clint Eastwood, Cameron Diaz, Johnny Depp, Kate Moss, Jennifer Lopez, Tupac Shakur, Nicolas Cage, David Bowie, Heath Ledger, Martin Scorsese, Uma Thurman, Janet Jackson and many more.
Martine Brand attended the Fashion institute for Fashion Design and the Art Academy for painting in Amsterdam. She worked for various publishers of children’s books including Kluitman, Harper Collins, Casterman and Penguin Books. In 2010 she started a partnership with Michel Haddi Studio Ltd, to create a series of illustrated magazines named Collections by Martine Brand with labels such as Chanel, Dior, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Alexander McQueen, Armani, Versace, YSL, Dolce and Gabbana and many more. The bookazine is available during Fashionweeks and distributed worldwide by Comaq Conde Nast Publications and The International Magazine Company. These magazines are located in the best stores around the world including the Armani store, YSL, Hermes Boutique, Harrods, Selfridges, Corso Como 10, Angora press, Le bon Marche, Art Museums, Escada, WHS Smith and many more. For various labels and magazines Brand has drawn portrets by Karl Lagerfeld, Anna Wintour, Donnatella Versace, Giorgio Armani, Rei Kawakubo, Vivienne Westwood and Madonna.