Girl on Top – Aymeline Valade oozes confident sex appeal in the fall 2012 campaign from Donna Karan. The brunette was photographed by Russell James for the autumn advertisements featuring Karan’s tailored suits and glittering gowns. Aymeline poses alongside two male models in the seductive images.
Tulsa – For its Icons Issue, Antidote Magazine teams up photographer Jan Welters with creative and fashion director Yann Weber for this high impact editorial featuring Aymeline Valade. Plenty of prints and cool textures cover Aymeline as she pool skates and looks fantastic in the process. / Hair – Christoph Hasenbein, Make-up – Steven Canavan, Casting director – Sibylle De Saint Phalle
The McQ Lady – McQ by Alexander McQueen enlists model Aymeline Valade for its fall 2012 campaign. Captured by David Sims, the French beauty trades in her brunette tresses for a messy blonde coif alongside male model Arthur Gosse. Aymeline dons the autumn season’s military inspired cuts and jackets with a rock and roll attitude in the black and white images.
Suit Up – Aymeline Valade joins male model Simon Nessman for the fall 2012 campaign from Giorgio Armani. Lensed by Mert & Marcus, Aymeline wears sharp suiting and oversize clutches with menswear inspired shoes. As usual, Armani goes for a sleek and elegant look with its new autumn advertisements set to hit magazines in July.
Boy Toy – Zara’s June lookbook is out, and for the fashion retailer’s latest update, they enlist top model Aymeline Valade to wear boyish yet feminine styles for the summer season. Featuring a color palette of ivory, neutral and coral hues, the collection accessorizes classic wardrobe staples with studs, bejeweled collars, pleats and sheer lace. Aymeline encompasses Zara’s laid-back yet stylishly youthful attitude in the studio images.
The Icons – Antidote Magazine’s third issue taps eight leading models–Naomi Campbell, Eva Herzigova, Natasha Poly, Malgosia Bela, Saskia de Brauw, Lindsey Wixson, Aymeline Valade and Bianca Balti to be more specific, for its “Icons Issue”. Jan Welters photographed the girls in spring looks selected by editor-in-chief Yann Weber which feature the designs of Versace, Dior, Hervé Leger, Givenchy and more. With eight to choose from, which cover is your favorite?
Soft Seduction - Aymeline Valade shows off her soft side for the April cover of Numéro. The brunette beauty poses for Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello’s lens in a plunging neckline.
The Perfect Ten – Marking ten years at Lanvin, creative director Alber Elbaz celebrated with some of his “greatest hits” for the label’s fall 2012 collection. From sculpted silhouettes to jewel encrusted garments, the new season certainly had a festive feeling with a showing of all skirts and dresses. Opening with vibrant jewel tones of electric blue, scarlet and canary yellow; body conscious silhouettes and luxe detailing such as dramatic ruffles, fur and lace accents dominated the runway. As the show progressed, the color palette became darker with inky blacks and dark metallic fabrics. Topped off with gloves and chunky jewelry, the Lanvin woman looks ready to party for the autumn.
Isabel Marant’s Western Fall – Not a label known for following trends, the fall 2012 collection from Isabel Marant let its carefree spirit fly with the designer’s latest presentation shown during Paris Fashion Week. Inspired by southwestern style and cowgirls, autumn embraced feminine ruffles, floral detailing, casual denim and leather. Fringe and metallic accents brought an authentic touch to the well-tread theme. A muted color palette with pops of scarlet, electric blue and pink grounded the new season with a modern take on old west style.
Dior’s Classic Fall – Bill Gaytten looked towards the archives for inspiration with his second mainline collection for Dior’s fall 2012 presentation. With still no official word on a permanent creative director, the new season showcased demure forties and fifties inspired silhouettes in a muted color palette of taupe, black and burgundy. Despite the lack of Galliano opulence, Gaytten offered a lovely refinement for the autumn season with ballerina inspired shapes. Cinched jackets, pleated skirts and jewelry style embellishments dominate the Dior woman’s wardrobe for autumn.