ADELINA DRAGOUNI
ADELINA DRAGOUNI

Adelina Dragouni studied psychology and fashion marketing in Milan. Her view over fashion and its industry is exquisite and her multinational references are precious to us and make us more than happy to have her as a contributor.


DIMITRA SPIROPOULOU
DIMITRA SPIROPOULOU

Dimitra Spiropoulou was born in Athens in 1981 to serve as art-photographer-stylist-Wandering soul. She says "I take photos so as never to forget how much I like taking photos". We say that we are pleased to see her come back in photography and we are happy to host her new works at the Eternal Optimist. Her images of Thanos Kyriakides were dreamy.


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IRIS MALAMA

Iris Malama is a photographer and contemporary art manager who collaborated with Dimitri Presents at "The Food Of The Gods" article in the Culture column of our magazine. We thank her and hope to collaborate again in the near future.


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TASSOS LATSKOS THOMOU

Artist Tassos Latskos Thomou created a new masterpiece illustration exclusively for the eternal optimist. Honoured to have him as a contributor tassoslatskosthomou@yahoo.com


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CAROLINA KLONARIDOU

Greek-american photographer Carolina Klonaridou shot part of the Greek designers' textiles editorial hosted in the eternal optimist. Beautiful eyebrows, beautiful heart, talented photographer. http://www.karolinak.gr/


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CHRISTOS ARAZOS

Photographer Christos Arazos collaborated with the eternal optimist in the shooting with the Greek fashion designers' textiles. www.arazos.com


COSTASKOKKINOS
COSTAS KOKKINOS

Photographers' agent Costas Kokkinos says "I enjoy doing my own photography & video work spending time freaking out with gluten and what is next ". We say that his contribution at the Eternal Optimist with design articles and a lot more offline support in many different sections of the magazine is probably our more wishful collaboration coming true. thisisnotanotheragency.com


FABIO MUNIS
FABIO MUNIS

Photographer Fabio Munis was born in Italy in a small town in Puglia. Son of art, he began to study photography at the age of 22, where he met Mario di Matteo, master photographer analogue / digital acquiring all the best techniques in this regard. He moved to Milan where he continued his studies at the John Kaverdash Academy as a fashion photographer. He loves both high fashion and street style and the fashion stories he contributes on our website are just splendid!


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DIMITRI PRESENTS

Dimitri Presents is our precious new collaborator at the eternal optimist, taking up the creative direction of our various photo shootings and editorials. His talent and ability to adapt in every different project makes us more than happy to have him in our team. Recently he also took up some exclusive articles in the fashion and culture section which he presented beautifully. We asked him to give us a description of himself and this is what he responded; "I prefer walking to flying, I get to see more, get to find what's relevant. I enjoy ordering chaos, but not order-he is not that arrogant. I'd rather use the used. Isn't it all about point of view?Disintegrating is living, beauty is hope". dimitripresents.tumblr.com


KOSTAS STAVROPOULOS
KOSTAS STAVROPOULOS

Kostas Stavropoulos is a young talented photographer who lives and works in Athens. His photographic view is fresh and contemporary. We love the editorials he shoots for us. Check his website here


MELANIE SWEENY
MELANIE SWEENY
Melanie Sweeny is a total coucou bird. One day, after an Imperial Beauty Sleep, she woke up and founded Les Éditions HORROR VACUI. It happened on a random morning of a very gloomy and rainy winter in Paris in 2011. The term " horror vacui " comes from Latine and means the fear of emptiness. " Horror vacui " is both a significant and a perfect term. Look around you! It reflects perfectly  our modern times of over consumption, over loads of informations &  never ending connexions. Nobody dares to do nothing. We are all busy doing a million of whatever tralala things, we FEAR to lead an "empty life"! Les Éditions HORROR VACUI collaborates with known or totally unknown Avant Garde artists, writers, philosophers  coming from all around the world. Their goal is to lead radical & original edition projects. Multilingual. Conceptual. Limited Edition. All the books published & realised by Les Éditions HORROR VACUI are part of the KANDINSKY BIBLIOTHÈQUE : library presenting the permanent collection of Artists Books of the Centre Pompidou in Paris.


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ANTONIS KOZAKIDIS

Antonis Kozakidis is finishing his BA at Central Saint Martins of London and also works as a freelance photographer. His images from different receptions and shows at the Paris Fashion Week were gorgeous. His photographic view is exquisite, we are happy to have him as a collaborator and London-correspondent. antoniskozakidis.tumblr.com


CONSTANTINOS CARAVATELLIS
CONSTANTINOS CARAVATELLIS

Photographer Constantinos Caravatellis' snapshots have a certain mark that we love in the different photo reports he does for us. constantinoscaravatellis.com


VASSIA CHRYSANTHOPOULOU
VASSIA CHRYSANTHOPOULOU

"the nature, the culture of the past and the feelings inspires me to create pictures and characters who live in my fantasy world" says stylist Vassia Chrysanthopoulou, our new precious collaborator on eternal optimist.


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D-FINE styling team

D-Fine is an Athens-based styling duo, teamed by Katerina Manolaraki and Christos Kalliarekos. Their ten-year experience in styling and concept making in fashion magazines, fashion catalogues, catwalk shows and advertising campaigns and their professionalism were some of the reasons why we asked them to take up the styling direction in the first video project/editorial Color Me Kubrick.  It wasn't the first time D-Fine and the eternal optimist collaborated and it will definitely is not the last. Many more to come soon.  www.d-finestyling.com


PETROS DELLATOLAS
PETROS DELLATOLAS

Petros Dellatolas, a promising fashion photographer with further specialisation in portraits, archaeology, music bands and advertising photography finds inspiration in life and individual uniqueness. Constantly making time for some quality travelling and creation, Petros still thinks the earth's flat, which is why it can be so beautifully outlined or “reproduced”. check his work here 


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NICOLAS ARISTIDOU

Nicolas Aristidou is our Paris correspondent. He covered most of the shows during the recent fashion week  nicolasaristidou.com


IOANNIS PAPPOS
IOANNIS PAPPOS

Management consultant, writer, and fisherman, Ioannis Pappos comes from Pelio, Greece. A graduate of Stanford University and INSEAD Business School, Ioannis has worked in the US and Western Europe. He contributes to blogs and magazines, and recently finished his first novel Hotel Living. Ioannis lives in New York. You can read more of Ioannis’ work at www.ioannispappos.com


JESSICAHANLON, BELGIANPHOTOGRAPHER
JESSICA HANLON

Brussels-based photographer Jessica Harlon shot the "Fashion is a playground" editorial featuring the Belgian designer duo PIECE OF CHIC.


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NECTARIO KAROLOS PAPAZACHARIAS

Nectario Karolos Papazacharias is a photographer we wanted to collaborate with in a very long time. We are happy and honored to have our new video project entitled "Color me, Kubrick" made by him, it was a great pleasure for us to work with such an inspiring artist. The Beauty Calendar editorial is also his. More to come soon.  chinup-now.tumblr.com


ROULA REVI
ROULA REVI

A photographer whose star is bigger than the stars she is shooting. Her images of Dorothea Mercuri rock big butterfly. www.roula-revi.com


SELENE MOYANO
SELENE MOYANO

Selene Moyano is a Milan-based multidisciplinary artist who searches, creates and constructs moments in images. If you look at her, you cannot tell how distinctive and emotional her images can be. She is a precious new collaborator at the Eternal Optimist. Horray!


ROMAIN STAROS STAROPOLI
ROMAIN STAROS STAROPOLI

Romain Staros Staropoli was born in Paris in 1976. Fascinated by people, life stories and coincidences. His work is full of sensitivity, movement and spontaneity. Either in documentary or commercial. He likes to say that "Photography is a unique way to capture instants that will never happen again and above all, it teached me to love and observe life".


GEORGIA TAL
GEORGIA TAL

Georgia Tal works for the Italian Vogue and Grazia magazine of Italy. Her style is exquisite and so is her taste. We are happy to host her as our Milan fashion correspondent.


ALESSIA CAMPOSTRINI
ALESSIA CAMPOSTRINI

Milan-based photographer Alessia Campostrini collaborated with our Milan fashion editor Georgia Tal in an editorial with a series of photographs inspired by paintings of renowned painters. We love her.


COSTIS LIEROS
COSTIS LIEROS

Photographer Costis Lieros is a man. He is also a true dreamer. And kind of bohemian. His images are diverse and have an inwardness that we adore. 


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ROBERTO PRUAL REAVIS

Paris-based animator/illustrator/artist Roberto Prual Reavis created the handwritten eternal optimist font exclusively for us. More of his work coming soon. Love


GEORGIA TOURI
GEORGIA TOURI

Georgia Touri was working in Elle Magazine Greece for 8 years as Executive Fashion editor before she became part of the Eternal Optimist team. A bright person who loves travelling and new adventures and definitely a precious new collaborator who shares the same perspective over beauty and its application in all aspects of life.



ELENA PAPASTAVROU
ELENA PAPASTAVROU

After finishing her studies at heritage management and history of Art, Elena decided to follow her most intense passion, Fashion as an "extract" of references. She currently works for Votre Beaute Greece Magazine and trying to prove that dreams can be true some times.. check her inspirations here


MANFREDI GIOACCHINI
MANFREDI GIOACCHINI

Manfredi Gioacchini started loving photography since an early age. Prior to studying at the Central Saint Martins College, Manfredo lived in Japan. In London he worked for Mario Testino, as an assistant at his studio. He now lives and works in New York and travels ften in Europe for various projects. He was acknowledged as finalist for "Prix d'Or Photography" and with various publications such as Style magazine, Italian Max, Bon, Drome magazine, he is constantly seeking for new inspirations in his work. We are pleased and honored to have him as a contributor with the first editorial entitled "Toy Factory". www.manfredigioacchini.com


MICHELE PESCIONE
MICHELE PESCIONE

New York-based photographer Michele Pescione shot the Native captivity editorial. Can't wait for more.


GRAZIA MORELLI
GRAZIA MORELLI
Grazia Morelli was born in Calabria, in southern Italy, and at the age of 19 years moved to Milan, one of the capitals of european fashion, to follow her passion in the world of fashion. After a degree in Fashion&Textile Design she began to work as a stylist for brands, photo campaigns, editorials, catalogues and magazines, developing a fashion vision, image and style at 360°.check out her work here  http://www.graziamorelli.com

EFI ZACHOU
EFI ZACHOU

Having worked for years in the fashion industry in London, photographer Efi Zachou now lives and works in Athens. She shot for us the winning participation at the Who's Next 2012 exhibition in Paris. more to come soon!


MARIXENIA DAVILLA
MARIXENIA DAVILLA

Marixenia Davilla is our Brussels correspondent. We loved her first editorial about PIECE OF CHIC Belgian designer duo and we are looking forward to many more.


SOTIRIA CHRISTALLI
SOTIRIA CHRISTALLI

Sotiria Christalli has studied arts and cinema. Worked as a stylist for 3 years for commercials and other projects. Along with her current acting courses, she is our new Paris correspondent. Hooray!


CHRISTINA EXARCHOU
CHRISTINA EXARCHOU

Christina Exarchou has worked in various job posts in the fashion industry. London-based until recently, she is now spending some time in Athens dancing, dreaming, observing, hugging, loving. We love her photographic view and are looking forward for more soon. check her blog thecuriousfly.blogspot.co.uk


KLIO MANDALOU
KLIO MANDALOU

Klio currently lives in Brooklyn,NYC. She is always on the streets observing, talking and fantasizing how cities can become tropical forests  and arenas of transactions. We are happy and honoured to have her as a contributor! Check her webpage here 


SARRA HENNIGAN
SARRA HENNIGAN

S. Hennigan is a poet, painter and writer from NYC living on the road for the past 2 years. She likes eavesdropping, running and dissenting She enjoys writing postcards, letters and ridiculously long text messages. She is investing in time banks and studying Italian. She is now learning how to enjoy raw foods, ballroom dancing, sitting still, and people who don't like poetry. She is learning to live with less. She would like to make more cognitive leaps before her knees give out. http://about.me/cappa.x


IVAN G. BALDERRAMO
IVAN G. BALDERRAMO

Ivan G. Balderramo was born in 1980 and raised in the city of Córdoba, Argentina. He studied film and television at the University of Córdoba and completed specialization courses in digital photography. He began his professional career over 10 years ago doing works as a freelance photographer and image consultant. Once in Italy, the first few months in the city of Milan working as an assistant to renowned photographers like Alberto Narduzzi, Erico Magri and Gik Piccardi performing campaigns, catalogs and editorials.


Beginning in his hometown and moving in other countries like Brazil, Dominican Republic, Spain and Italy, Ivan G. Balderramo has managed to leave his personal stamp on each work. Established and recognized in the environment, today continues his career as a photographer in one of the fashion capitals … Milano! check out his page here

TATEVIK SARGSYAN
TATEVIK SARGSYAN

Tatevik Sargsyan is a writer currently based in London, covering art, architecture and culture. With a background in law and public policy, Tatevik's interests lie in cultural policy, public art, urban design and site-specific installations.


SYLWIA MAKRIS
SYLWIA MAKRIS

Munich-based photographer Sylwia Makris is focused on doing fine art photography. She shot the amazing Mon Nox fashion editorial that we hosted. Looking forward to many more!


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GREGOS THEOPSY

Originally a sculptor, Theopsy was first discovered by Romeo Gigli who wrote for his work: "a perfect example that it is the soul that encloses matter and not the contrary." From his real home made bomb displayed as an art object at the Palais de Tokyo, to his large inks and murals, scrolling through his writings, musical compositions and social involvement, Theopsy is considered as one of the key figures of the Greek Renaissance and one of the most prolific and diverse artist of his generation. We are happy and honored to have our first cover/illustration made by him accompanied by a musical composition. 


MARIYA SABOTINOVA
MARIYA SABOTINOVA

Mariya Sabotinova (MissMims) takes pictures with a camera. She's from Bulgaria, living in a beautiful medium sized city on the Black sea cost called Burgas and she loves it. 


-"Love more, worry less"


CHARLIE MAKKOS
CHARLIE MAKKOS

Half Greek, half American Charlie Makkos is an ambitious fashion and portraiture photographer who is never afraid to visually experiment and transform his subjects into vibrant and powerful figures. His portraits of leading figures from all sorts of art and entertainment backgrounds, both Greek and international, include Dita Von Teese, Victoria Silvstedt and Adrianna Sklenarikova, Ian Brown ,THE RZA  to name but a few


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KATERINA DRAKOPOULOU

Berlin-based Greek photographer Katerina Drakopoulou shot designer Kostas Murkudis and his new collection for the exclusive interview that he gave us.  katerinadelta.com


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THEODORE MANOLOPOULOS

Photographer Theodore Manolopoulos shot the Mi-Ro designers' textile project in his first collaboration with the eternal optimist. He calls himself a monster. We call him a creative beast themonster1.blogspot.com