Heroine Season – For spring-summer 2013, Alexander McQueen releases new versions of the Heroine bag in an array of vibrant summer hues and luxe finishes. Featuring honeycomb laser-cut black leather, calf leather in pink and python prints; the Heroine also comes in satchel and tote styles for the new season.
Pattern Play – Donning a wardrobe of colorful patterns and prints, model Olga Butkiewicz poses for Craig Salmon in FGR’s latest exclusive. Stylist Katelyn Mooney selects eclectic pieces from the likes of Peter Som, Carven, BCBG Max Azria and Isabel Marant for the brunette to wear. Hair stylist Leonardo Manetti is responsible for Olga’s sheared coif and makeup artist John McKay creates her luminous skin.
Folk Story – Rianne van Rompaey graces the pages of Elle Netherlands’ February 2013 issue, photographed by Jeroen W Mantel. Fashion editor Thomas Vermeer chooses a selection of graphic prints, bold colors and unique accessories from labels like Valentino, Dries van Noten, Givenchy, Chanel, Gucci, Marni, Louis Vuitton and Peter Pilotto to emphasize the photo spread’s quirky vibe. / Hair and Makeup by Sandra Govers
Warrior Strength – After a teaser last week, we have a look at the complete spring 2013 campaign from Alexander Wang starring Malgosia Bela. The Polish model poses for Steven Klein in Wang’s modern, black and white designs. With creative direction by Pascal Dangin and styling by Patti Wilson, Malgosia looks like a futuristic warrior with painted skin and a black crop. / Set Design by Nick Des Jardins, Hair by Julien d’Ys, Make-up by Diane Kendal, Manicure by Lisa Logan
Sophisticated Rebellion – Stunning beauty Laetitia Casta, stars in Glamour France’s February 2013 issue, looking absolutely glamorous in the cover shoot lensed by Paul Schmidt. Wearing a sophisticated (yet edgy) mix of dresses and separates chosen by stylist Lotta Volkova, Casta evokes the image every woman aspires to, and proves that a little rock-and-roll attitude can indeed mix well with refined pieces! / Hair by David Delicoure, Makeup by Lili Choi
Sky Fall – Saint Laurent creative director Hedi Slimane taps Sky Ferreira for the brand’s pre-fall 2013 style book. Photographed in Slimane’s signature black and white style, Sky works it in form-fitting leather and lace fashions. The color palette reflects the images–juxtaposing sultry black with white and silver detailing such as luxe furs and metal studs.
Black and White – Yulia Kharlapanova, photographed for the February 2013 issues of Madame Magazine by Kevin Sinclair, dons a daring mix of black and white apparel to showcase the season’s hottest trend. Stylist Natalie Manchot chose separates, dresses and outerwear from a variety of designers highlighting this classic color combination. / Hair by Anthony Nader, Makeup by Munemi Imai
A Change of Season – See by Chloe sets out for an eclectic pre-fall 2013 collection based in an overtly bohemian aesthetic. The See girl mixes relaxed shapes with rich prints inspired by plant fossils for the transitional season. Outerwear is structured, offering motor jackets or fitted trench coats in satiny material while skirts fall to the knee in neutral shades. Pants are high-waisted, flared or tapered with a boyish cut for pre-fall.
Nomad – Model Maria Palm poses for the January 2013 issue of S Moda in images by Alvaro Beamud Cortes for a unique photo shoot reminiscent of the nomadic lifestyle. Stylist Cristina Perez-Hernando dresses the model in an array of furs, capes and other cold-weather accoutrements from labels including Rag & Bone, Dior, Alexander Wang, Michael Kors and Donna Karan for an eclectic vibe. / Hair by Manu Fernández, Makeup by Jose Belmonte
Striped and Checkered – Ginta Lapina has a mesmerizing stare on the February 2013 cover of Harper’s Bazaar Spain where she dons a piece from Louis Vuitton’s spring 2013 collection. Txema Yeste photographs the blonde with a perfect cat eye and swide-swept fringe.