PHOTOGRAPHY: “AUSTRALIA” BY MARK SEGAL

More often than not when a fashion shoot takes place within a natural environment, the photographer (or to be fair, the Art Director), doesn’t quite manage to capture that intrinsic synergy between the subject & their surroundings or show it within the final product, despite having fulfilled the creative brief & concept by producing a set of eye-catching images of this seasons finest. For me personally, that connection means everything.

Marc Segal marries Man (in this case Jarrod Scott) & Land (in this case his homeland Australia) so perfectly, that our slightly primitive & rather handsome model literally becomes one with the rugged landscape in the Australia editorial featured in the latest Vogue Hommes International, Spring/Summer 2014.

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MARIAH CAREY CONTINUES HER VOCAL ONSLAUGHT IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Mariah: “I don’t even know if I’m in the right key”
Audience Member: You’re always in the right Key Mariah!”

Mariah Carey continued her legendary reign down under as she performed the second of three Australian concerts, at the Allphones Arena in Sydney.

Unlike yesterday’s short and played out setlist, the songbird finally included a few of her older hits, including Emotions and even more surprisingly, a Can’t Let Go / Love Takes Time medley! Yes that’s right! Love Takes Time! Even though it’s a song she claims to hate, the singer belted her way through the chorus much to the delight of 15,000 screaming fans!

See the Queen effortlessly sweep in and sing an unrehearsed snippet (sadly just a snippet), of the no.1 song she hasn’t cared to acknowledge in over 18 years!

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MARIAH CAREY AD LIBS LIKE PRO DURING HER GOLD COAST CONCERT

I know I’m quite critical of my fave, Mariah Carey but there’s one thing that she always does that makes my jaw literally drop to floor when she begins – ad-libbing!

Playing on her “Diva” reputation in the most light hearted way, the Queen entertained a crowd of 5000 at the Jupiters Hotel & Casino on the Gold Coast in Australia, (much to their pleasure), as a slew of technical failures threatened her first concert in the country for nearly 15 years.

Check out the hilarious and amazing vocal stylings of Ol’Mimi here.

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