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WHO ARE WE

Eclectic magazine is a bi-annual publication released in limited print and online featuring original, insightful content that pushes the boundaries of geography – introducing new designers, city guides, music, movies, art, original editorials, fashion and beauty features from different corners of the world.

Created in 2012, with deep roots in online platforms, Eclectic is made up of collective of individuals who lie at the boundaries of fashion and culture, looking beyond tribes to be inspired. Based in London and Paris, with contributors from around the world, we believe and encourage the idea that inspiration can indeed come from anywhere as we support new, up-and-coming talents from all areas of expertise curated with an eclectic aesthetic.

Meet the members of the Eclectic team below:

Anna Barr 

Seattle native Anna Barr, is a freelance stylist and journalist who started her fashion journey studying Haute Couture in before moving to Japan,Greece, Italy, the UK and finally returning to Paris with a lust of inspiration. Having gained extensive exposure of international markets and trends across a variety of multimedias, Anna found herself working as a trends analyst and dipping her toes into forecasting in the beauty and fashion industry.

Charin Chong 

Charin Chong is a freelance fashion journalist who spent her life between Los Angeles and Kuala Lumpur. Her experience living and working in various countries and diverse cultures has contributed to her background in styling, journalism and trend forecasting in the fashion industry on an international scale. She now calls Paris home where she continues to source inspiration and trends, and to improve her burgeoning photography skills.

Anniina Mäkelä 

Anniina Mäkelä is a Finnish native freelance editor & online marketing manager now based in Paris. Her background is in the beauty industry and trend forecasting. She reports from the fashion capital through her camera lense – on and off the fashion weeks

Latest Post

Des Paroles Blanches by Gonçalo M Catarino

Shot on location at the stunning Hotel Rio do Prado in Portugal, Lisbon based photographer Gonçalo M Catarino brings us Des Paroles Blanches. The editorial wholeheartedly embraces white under the spring sun for an enlightened, ethereal feel. Makeup artist Andreia de Almeida continues the trend with white making the eyes look wider, brighter, and more […]

Eclectic Editorial: Girl Interrupted by Franey Miller

New York based photographer Franey Miller brings us our first editorial from New York for this fall. Stylist Sam Bates brings together an eclectic array of designers from Frank Tropiano to Eleen Halvorsen, both contemporary to the core, juxtaposed against soft femininity and progressive minimalism set against the prevailing themes of the 90s down to […]

Fashion Editorial: Kes and Haze by Genoveva Arteaga-Rynn

There is something raw and personal in photographer Genoveva Arteaga-Rynn‘s work capturing sisters Kes and Haze. Relationships are real, full of moments from tender to banal. The sisters invited Genoveva to shoot them in their natural setting, their home. Stylists Sophie Lillie and Alex Foot bring together looks that don’t overshadow the women who wear them, […]

Featured Blog

Love Sick by Gaetano Cartone

Photographer Gaetano Cartone brings us our latest fashion editorial Love Sick, shot on location in Milan gives a glimpse of an early relationship. Ioletta Polisini along with Miriam Sanguedolce pulls together a pale palette made up of cotton, chiffon, and fine spring knits from the high street for the romantic story. It is refreshing to […]

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Editorial: Brooklyn B by Jana Schuessler

German photographer, Jana Schuessler, shot Brooklyn B on location in Brooklyn. From Tadatoshi Horikoshi’s dark lips and smokey eye to Jane Norgiega’s styling, the editorial is reminiscent of the turn of this past century. Lolita gangsta goths hanging around Brooklyn on a summer day like ghetto superstars.

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Diane Pernet Unveils Fragrance at UNSCENT in Milan

Diane Pernet, the American journalist, blogger, founder and curator of A Shaded View On Fashion Film, last weekend was the sensational special guest at UNSCENT at the Excelsior concept store in Milan which saw the debut (soft) launch of her new fragrance. Guests were treated to a special preview of new short films from the […]

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