The New Style – Spanish label Zara enlists Chiharu Okunugi and Kasia Struss for its November 2013 lookbook. The duo poses together wearing mannish style perfect for the cool fall-winter months. Just like Zara’s previous lookbook, Kasia and Chiharu look ultra-cool in the menswear inspired looks. Whether showcasing knit sweaters, plaid coats or cropped jackets, there is something cutting edge about the brand’s modern and sleek designs.
Virtual Sanity – The fall 2013 campaign from Chanel enlists Soo Joo, Chiharu Okunugi and Ashleigh Good for a series of futuristic-themed portraits photographed by the brand’s creative director, Karl Lagerfeld. The trio poses–even sometimes floating with their accessories in tow for the French fashion house’s trademark tweeds, lean silhouettes and camellia flower accents.
Decisive Diesel – Japanese beauty Chiharu Okunugi gets dressed in a wardrobe of all Diesel denim for a fashion spread featured in the latest issue of Numero Tokyo. The in-demand model, who stars in this season’s Stella McCartney campaign, poses for Yasunari Kikuma in laid-back looks styled by Diesel artistic director Nicola Formichetti for the studio images. / Hair by Abe, Makeup by Yuki
Chiharu – Current face of Stella McCartney’s fall campaign, Chiharu Okunugi, graces the pages of Vogue China’s August issue for a beauty feature. Chris Craymer captures the Japanese model in elegant looks ranging from sporty to ultra-feminine styled by April Hughes. Hair stylist Thomas McKiver and makeup artist Fredrik Stambro create summer beauty looks for Chiharu to wear. Check out the model in action in the video below.
Love Minnie – For its 5th anniversary issue, Love Magazine gets inspired by Minnie Mouse for a set of covers starring British models Cara Delevingne, Georgia May Jagger, Edie Campbell and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley as well as Minnie Mouse and Japanese model Chiharu Okunugi. The girls pose for Mert & Marcus and are styled by Katie Grand with mouse ears and polka dots.
Stella’s Guide – For her fall 2013 campaign, British designer Stella McCartney heads to the streets of London for an everyday look at the autumn season. The boxy silhouettes and menswear inspired tailoring of fall is worn by models Suvi Koponen and Chiharu Okunugi. Mert & Marcus photographed the duo submerged in a pool in addition to the fashion capital’s pathways.