Neo-Classic Couture – For Chanel’s spring 2013 haute couture collection, creative director Karl Lagerfeld went for a neo-classical look featuring the houses’s signature tweeds with glittering sequin detailing. The press kit images, also photographed by Lagerfeld, star model Marte Mei Van Haaster in elongated silhouettes and embroidered patterns.
Leather Outing – English brand Belstaff taps leading models Jac Jagaciak, Daria Strokous and Maud Welzen for its spring 2013 campaign. Captured by Craig McDean, the models wear sharp outerwear and separates out on the streets styled by Karl Templer.
Sundance Beauty – Actress Kate Bosworth attended the Sundance Film Festival yesterday, and looked perfectly understated in a front drape dress from the fall-winter 2012/2013 collection of Mulberry.
Denim Days – Ruby-Jean Wilson joins male models Jacob Hankin and Nic Smith for Wrangler Australia’s fall 2013 campaign. Photographed by Cory White with styling by Tamila Purvis, the gang dons 90′s inspired grunge looks featuring light-wash denim, lace, printed velvet and knitwear.
Color Blocked Pre-Fall – Vionnet offers an elegant outing of color-blocking and bias cuts for its pre-fall 2013 collection. Inspired by the work of French-American artist Louise Bourgeois, the transitional season is based in a color palette of black and white with accents of emerald-green, sapphire, sea-foam and burgundy. Modeled by Hedvig Palm, the shapes are a mix of masculine and feminine with fluid draping and sculpted shoulders. Fabrics are rich, including duchesse satin, cady and sable crepes as well as fur trimmings and gold embroideries. Shoes and bags echo back to Vionnet’s founding with subtle bias and diagonal cuts in suede, leather, crocodile and satin for a luxurious touch.
Neutral State – Photographer David Cohen de Lara captures Ania Yudina in a wardrobe of lightweight pieces featuring neutral shades ranging from eggshell to nude. With art direction by Bianca Manzana de Agustin, Ania poses on the Spanish coast, wearing ethereal selects from the likes of Yolanda Cris, Gori de Palma and Andrés Sarda styled by April Jumelet. A natural look courtesy of beauty artist Vannessa Chan completes the blonde’s understated outing.
Hair Inspiring – Catherine Servel captures Brazilian model Aline Weber in fabulous hair styles that evoke 60s glamour for Vogue Russia’s February issue. Stylist Karen Langley selects snakeskin prints and metallics from labels such as Gucci, Valentino and Roberto Cavalli for the blonde to wear. Hair stylist Ashley Javier creates Aline’s sculpted ‘dos while makeup artist Chiho Omae accentuates her eyes with white eyeshadow.
Chateau Chic – Dutch sportswear label Goldbergh taps Romee Strijd for its fall-winter 2013 campaign. Art directed by Theo Nijsse, the blonde beauty bundles up for the cold weather in an array of puffy parkas, duffle jackets, knit sweaters and furs styled by Lieke van den Berg.
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Green Style – Lindsey Wixson looks perfectly chic in a green checkered dress from the spring 2013 collection of Louis Vuitton. The American model poses on the March cover of Vogue Japan wearing a matching bow and flower earrings for accessories.