Nicole Goes Bardot – Back for her second season as the face of Jimmy Choo, actress Nicole Kidman stars in the shoe brand’s cruise 2014 campaign. Lensed by Camilla Akrans, the Australian beauty channels Brigitte Bardot with blonde bangs and a smokey-eye. Ludivine Poiblanc styles Nicole in Choo’s XENIA strappy sandals and the ANNA python bag. Look below to see the behind the scenes video featuring Nicole.
Nicole X 2 – Actress Nicole Kidman graces not just one, but two covers of Vogue Germany’s August 2013 edition. The Australian beauty poses for Patrick Demarchelier (Left) and Camilla Akrans (Right) for the new issue which hits stores on July 17th in Germany.
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.
Into the Blu – After a video preview last week, here is a first look at Blumarine’s fall 2013 campaign starring Candice Swanepoel. The South African model trades in her platinum blonde locks for a brunette hairdo. Camilla Akrans lenses Candice in a seductive pose for the autumn advertisements, which are inspired by the work of Albert Watson and Helmut Newton. (Image – WWD)
Candice’s Dark Side – After showing up as a platinum blonde at a recent event, Candice Swanepoel goes to the other side of the spectrum with brunette tresses for Blumarine’s fall 2013 campaign film. In the video, the South African beauty works it in the label’s eastern inspired designs. The autumn advertisements were shot by Swedish photographer Camilla Akrans. According to Blumarine designer Anna Molinari, “Candice perfectly embodies my idea of the Blumarine woman.”
When Life Was Exotic – The Eastern inspired trend has made its way to many editorials this season, but Camilla Akrans’ soft romanticism adds a new twist to the topic for Vogue Japan’s April issue. Model Nadja Bender poses for Akrans in ornate brocades and patterns styled by Sissy Vian. Juxtaposed between urban landscapes and an Asian decor, a platinum blonde Nadja delights in the designs of Alexander McQueen, Chanel and Valentino amongst many others.
Secret Garden – After reporting the news in January, we have a complete look at H&M’s Conscious campaign starring French model and musician Vanessa Paradis. Captured for the spring 2013 season in setting of lush flora, Vanessa enchants in the print advertisements lensed by Camilla Akrans and a film directed by Johan Renck. The new collection features sustainable materials such as organic cotton, recycled polyester and Tencel; and will hit stores this March.
Malibu Beauty – Sports Illustrated model Catrinel Menghia lands the spring 2013 campaign from denim brand True Religion. Shot on location at Paradise Cove in Malibu, the brunette poses for Camilla Akrans in relaxed style featuring white-washed and indigo jeans styled by Julia von Boehm.
Enchanting Beauty – Anna Selezneva is a romantic vision in the spring 2013 campaign from Italian label Blumarine. Captured by Camilla Akrans, Anna enchants in divine maxi dresses, lightweight sweaters and sparkling, pastel gowns. Surrounded by cherry blossoms and blue skies, the blonde is sensual yet elegant.
Chateau Chic – Leading models Saskia de Brauw, Toni Garrn and Magdalena Frackowiak star in this high gloss story lensed by Camilla Akrans (Management Artists) for H&M Magazine’s winter 2012 edition. Styled by Robert Rydberg (Link Details), the trio enchants in château chic looks ranging from floral prints to sophisticated separates. Hair stylist Cim Mahony (The Wall Group) and makeup artist Ignacio Alonso perfect the stylish ensembles by creating elegant beauty looks for the girls.