Spotlight On – Under the glare of the spotlight, models audition for the role of Prada’s next star in the Italian brand’s official fall 2013 campaign film. Directed by DJA with photography by Steven Meisel, beauties Sophia Ahrens, Freja Beha Erichsen, Caroline De Maigret, Malaika Firth, Kristine Froseth, Catherine McNeil, Amanda Murphy, Cameron Russell and Fei Fei Sun show off their skills in the autumn collection’s sensual designs.
Victoria’s Rule – Landing her first cover of Vogue China, designer and style icon Victoria Beckham shows off a demure side on the magazine’s August issue. The image, photographed by Josh Olins, shows Victoria wearing a lace bustier, black skirt and hoop earrings.
Eyes on Fall – Kenzo collaborated with the creative trio Maurizio Cattelan, Micol Talso and Pierpaolo Ferrari behind arts magazine TOILETPAPER for its fall 2013 campaign. The advertisements star Japanese actress Rinko Kikuchi and male model Sean O’Pry in surreal situations including flying on a perfectly manicured hand, donning eye-shaped cutouts and posing as pin dolls. Ferrari lensed the colorful images with a focus on the brand’s accessories.
All in the Family – It was a family affair when Eric Guillemain (2b Management) stepped behind the lens for the latest issue of Future Claw Magazine. The French photographer shot his young son Louis and French actress Roxane Mesquida for the glossy’s eerie black and white shoot. The unlikely twosome was styled by René Garza for the beachside images. / Hair by Allison McClellan, Makeup by Daniel Martin
Happy Hour – Robyn Lawley makes yet another appearance in Cosmopolitan Australia; this time for the fashion glossy’s August issue in a shoot highlighting nighttime style. Photographed by Marnie White and styled by Nicole Adolphe, the Aussie beauty wears laid-back looks ranging from striped pants to a metallic dress from the likes of Zara, Sunny Girl and Swarovski shot on location at Sydney’s Santa Barbara Bar.
The Seduction of Candice – Blumarine’s fall 2013 campaign enlists the always stunning Candice Swanepoel. Dressed in the autumn collection’s oriental prints and eastern inspired shapes, the South African model sports a dark hairdo to go along with the romantic setting. Swedish fashion photographer Camilla Akrans was charged with shooting the new advertisements, featuring Candice posing sensuously against a floral tapestry. See the official campaign film here.
Summer Beauy – Toni Garrn continues her association with H&M for one of the Swedish fashion retailer’s summer 2013 campaigns. The German beauty has fronted marketing materials for H&M since early 2012. Honer Akrawi snapped Toni wearing flirty new season apparel for the famously affordable fashion chain’s latest advertising blitz.
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Ocean Dream – Gioia celebrates summer with this tropical spread starring Yulia Terentieva. Alvaro Beamud Cortes snapped the Russian bombshell unwinding by the beach and a resort pool for the Italian fashion bible. Maria Giulia Riva styled Yulia in swimwear and warm weather apparel from high-end designers including Maison Martin Margiela, Celine, and Roberto Cavalli Beachwear. Hairstylist Paolo Sofiatti gave Yulia soft blonde beach waves while makeup artist Sissy Belloglio enhanced her fresh face with natural hues.
Dion Lee Resort – Australian designer Dion Lee has dubbed his resort 2014 collection, “Oil + Water”. With a title like that, you are sure to see an outing of contrasts. Hard and soft as well as light and dark elements work together for a contemporary collection focused on structure. “Water” can be found in aquatic themed pieces ranging from straight-forward swimwear to the more abstract with wave-shaped patterns and disc shaped embellishments. The “Oil” of resort is translated in black, leather bonded neoprene and satin looks ranging from sculpted dresses to slim-fit trousers.