Easy Spring – Fashion retailer H&M mixes structured and relaxed silhouettes for its spring 2013 lookbook starring Nadja Bender. The leading model dons metallic detailing, pleating and foulard prints for the new season. Boxy shoulders paired with sheer dresses and pants evoke a modern, street wear influenced style for this upcoming spring.
Doll Face – Model Shane Seng (Marilyn NY) channels her inner baroque Barbie in Vogue Taiwan’s December 2012 issue, photographed by Yossi Michaeli. Stylist Martha Violante embellishes Shane in an assortment of sugary sweet pieces from leading designers such as, Marc Jacobs, Oscar De La Renta, Dolce & Gabbana, Isabel Marant and more. Hair stylist Amy Farid creates wild tresses while makeup artist Deanna Melluso offers colorful eye looks.
Ride Out – Photographed in deserts of Utah, Daniela Braga shows off a preview of fashion retailer Nasty Gal’s spring 2013 items with these images shot by Devyn Galindo. Styled by Ashley Glorioso, Daniela captivates in a colorful mix of geometric prints, mesh and crochet detailing, lace and girly floral patterns. / Hair and makeup by Ashlee Rose
Hot Holiday – Sandrah Hellberg travels to the desert for Guess by Marciano’s holiday 2012 campaign. The brunette sizzles in glamorous images lensed by photography duo Hunter & Gatti. Stylist Martina Nilsson dresses Sandrah in a mix of sequined tops, black gowns and gold accessories. / Hair by Paco Garrigues, Makeup by Francesca Tolot
A look from Victoria Beckham’s spring-summer 2013 Collection
Victoria Online – Set to launch in early spring 2013, Victoria Beckham will reveal a brand new website complete with e-commerce sections. Items available include accessories, eyewear, denim and the newest line: Victoria, Victoria Beckham. “My new website has been in the making for a very long time. It was so important that the concept, tone and look of it were true to me and my aesthetic and that the shopping experience was the very best that it could be for my customer,” says Beckham.
Glamorous Pomposity – Ilda Lingdqvist looks positively elegant in the pages of Plaza Magazine playing a blonde diva this month. Ceen Wharen photographed the statuesque Swede flaunting a haughty collection of fierce looks adorned with leather, fur and sharp metal studs with styling by Oscar Lange. / Set Design by Joel Junsjö, Hair by Karl Eklund, Makeup by Viktoria Sörensdotter
Flower Girls – Photographer Irina Bordo is inspired by the beauty of nature for FGR’s latest exclusive. Styled by Ekaterina Pavelko, models Olga Novikova, Anna Simakina, Mary Sher and Agatha Danilova sport a stunning array of flowers including orchids, tulips and roses with assistance by Vasilisa Gusarova. Set designer Marusya Borisova-Sevastyanova gives an earthy feeling to the studio images which feature designs from the likes of Carven, Stella McCartney and Raoul. For beauty, hair stylist Katya Shersheva creates flower-adorned tresses while makeup artists Olga Glazunova and Alena Moiseeva are responsible for the girls’ luminous skin.
Givenchy Family – A first look at Givenchy’s spring-summer 2013 campaign reveals model Mariacarla Boscono posing alongside her daughter, Marialucas. Mert & Marcus photographed the Italian beauty with styling by Carine Roitfeld for the womenswear advertisements. Kate Moss and Marina Abramovic will also make an appearance in the campaign. (Style)
Haute Culture – Model Kamila Filipcikova (Exit Model Management) dons a wardrobe of haute couture and ready-to-wear designs from labels’ fall-winter collections. Photographed and styled by Damian Foxe, Kamila enters a wintry setting filled with clouds and fog for the latest How to Spend It Magazine. The designs of Chanel Haute Couture, Peter Pilotto, Dior Haute Couture, Giles and Bouchra Jarrar Haute Couture amongst others take center stage in the striking images.
Master of Couture – The Somerset House highlights the haute couture designs of iconic fashion designer Valentino Garavani, in an unprecedented London exhibition running now through March 3, 2013. This new short film shows Garavani discussing the exhibition, the craft of haute couture, and behind-the-scenes stories of some his famous designs. “To me it was very important to give the essence of femininity, the essence of glamour, and essence of haute couture, the perfection and the dress. It’s like a sculpture that is done in the body of the lady,” he says of his designs. There is also a digital edition of the exhibition available at Valentino Garavani Virtual Museum.