Ironically Chic – Patricia van der Vliet doesn’t play by the rules for Numéro Tokyo’s January-February issue; wearing an eclectic mix of styles ranging from punk to retro chic. Stylist Felipe Mendes selects labels such as Celine, Chanel, Givenchy and Alexander Wang for the brunette to wear as she explores an urban setting. Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello lens the cutting edge looks with hair by Diego da Silva and makeup by Rie Omoto.
All-Inclusive Resort – With resort season just around the corner, the January issue of Cosmopolitan taps Francisco Garcia for a story of colorful looks. Model Megan McNierney shines in the cruise designs of Alberta Ferretti, Barbara Bui and Moschino amongst others selected by stylist Amri Kibbler. / Hair by Luke Baker, Makeup by Daniel Martin, Manicure by Gina Edwards
The Season of Swim – Denisa Dvorakova shows off her beach body for the swim 2013 campaign from Australian brand Zimmermann. Denisa poses on the beaches of Mexico for Benny Horne with styling by the label’s co-creative director Tamila Purvis. The Czech model seduces in colorful beachwear and sexy bikini cuts for the new season.
The Saint Laurent Boy is a Girl – Referencing the brand’s history of androgynous style, the spring 2013 menswear campaign from Saint Laurent Paris stars female model Saskia de Brauw. Creative Director Hedi Slimane photographs the Dutch beauty in spring’s slimly fitted jackets and pants.
Medieval Tales – For spring 2013, Jitrois designer Jean-Claude Jitrois was inspired by the stained-glass windows and architecture of medieval churches. The influence can be seen in leather panels and bands, positioned to form geometric lines much like the artwork stained glass. Although inspired by centuries past, the season is thoroughly modern with couture shapes, crystal embellishments and the juxtaposition of leather and exotic furs.
Hot Nights – Constance Jablonski gets clad in form-fitting silhouettes for the spring 2013 campaign from Brazilian label Animale. Photographed by Henrique Gendre, the French stunner takes to the African savanna in eclectic prints and sexy cut-outs styled by Luis Fiod. Sleek tresses and bronzed skin courtesy of beauty artist Henrique Martins complete the smoldering looks.
The Lightness of Spring – Model Stef van der Laan is tapped for Chanel’s spring 2013 press kit images featuring designer Karl Lagerfeld’s own take on boleros and “dress-skirts”. A color palette of black, white and dreamy pastels set the tone for the new season which plays with proportions and shapes. Tweed jackets are accessorized with ivory pearls either in the shape of jewelry or embroidered detailing. The Chanel woman’s outfit is complete with two-tone sandals and petite handbags.
Sixties Spring – Paule Ka creative director Serge Cajfinger once again looks towards the 1960s for inspiration with the label’s spring 2013 collection which walks the line between Parisian chic and American escapism. Opening with a soft selection of ivory looks evoking the elegant ladies of Palm Beach, lightweight outerwear and lingerie slips set the stage for the new season. Added to the arrangement are graphic prints embroidered with crystals, cloqué organza, ostrich feature and lace-like guipure. Paule Ka also introduces a twist to the classic men’s shirt; appearing as an elongated dress or slip form.
Spring Heroine – Sonia Rykiel creative director April Crichton is inspired by English musician Kate Bush for the label’s spring-summer 2013 collection. Model Danielle Zinaich evokes the individuality and bohemian spirit of Bush in slick images shot by Katja Rahlwes for the new season’s catalogue. Romantic shapes with a Japanese influence come in poetic pastels such as powder pink, baby blue or Cadillac green. The Sonia Rykiel woman also embraces her masculine side with a section of smoking jackets, embroidered ties and cropped pants. Spring introduces two new handbag lines as well, The Grenelle and The Mazarine.
The Women with Style – Miu Miu enlists an all star cast for its resort 2013 campaign featuring Candice Swanepoel, Hilary Rhoda, Caroline Trentini, Jessica Stam, Karen Elson, Sung Hee and Daphne Groeneveld. Steven Meisel captures the girls in the brand’s eastern inspired florals with a retro, 60s style set complementing the classic silhouettes.