Valentino Spring Campaign – Following up a preview last week, Valentino has released its complete spring-summer 2014 campaign featuring Malaika Firth, Auguste Abeliunaite, Esther Heesch, Ine Neefs and Maartje Verhoef. The girls pose for Craig McDean with styling by Karl Templer. The images are romantic with a stunning location featuring the brand’s dreamy lace looks inspired by costumes and global traveling.
Golden Hour – Actress Cate Blanchett goes for gold in the January cover story from Vogue US. Photographed by Craig McDean, the blonde star wears luxe looks with a gold palette from the likes of Armani Prive, Dolce & Gabbana and Nina Ricci styled by fashion editor Tonne Goodman. The new issue of Vogue hits stores on December 23rd in the United States.
Read the article and see more images on Vogue.com
Model Muse – Online fashion retailer Yoox has collaborated with model Amber Valletta for a new project named Master & Muse. The collaboration taps some of fashion’s leading names for a line of clothes that are made fashionably but most importantly, responsibly. Craig McDean photographs the American beauty in the lookbook images featuring stylish basics like oversized totes, streamlined coats and dresses made with notable brands like Vivienne Westwood, Guava and Mat & Nat.
Kate’s Return to Guy Fashion – With hundreds of covers under her belt, it may come as a bit of a surprise that Kate Moss has not covered a men’s magazine in seventeen years. The supermodel’s return to the world of guys’ publications starts with the September issue of Esquire UK. Kate poses for Craig McDean and gets styled by Katy England in sparkling jewelry and a menswear inspired tuxedo jacket on the cover. Ms. Moss will also star on the cover of Playboy this upcoming Janaury. The September issue of Esquire hits stores in the UK on Wednesday.
Backstage Glamour – For its fall 2013 campaign, Emporio Armani wanted to capture the atmosphere of backstage at a runway show, and enlisted Craig McDean to shoot models Jacquelyn Jablonski, Ruby Aldridge, Esther Heesch and Anabela Belikova on location in New York City. The images capture the season’s 1930s inspired silhouettes and jewel-toned hues as well as the bedazzled accessories of autumn.
Paris Elegance – Estonian model Karmen Pedaru is the latest face of Elie Saab, appearing in the brand’s fall 2013 campaign. Craig McDean photographed the dark-haired beauty in Paris, France, wearing the season’s delicate sheers and feminine silhouettes. In the video, Karmen evokes the very picture of elegance in autumn shades styled by Sophia Neophitou.
Sam for J. Brand – Rising British star Sam Rollinson is enlisted for the fall 2013 campaign from J Brand. the brunette poses for Craig McDean and is styled by Karl Templer in the sleek studio images. Sam exudes pure cool in a wardrobe of leather and denim looks for the autumn season.
The Dark Lady – Actress Winona Ryder shows off her dark side for the May cover of Interview Magazine, wearing dark red lips and long black gloves. Inside the magazine, Winona poses for British photographer Craig McDean in a series of sultry and intriguing images. The brunette beauty dresses in looks from the likes of Lanvin, Calvin Klein Collection and Marc Jacobs styled by Karl Templer for the dark feature.
Read the article and see more photos on InterviewMagazine.com
Seduction – Sasha Pivovarova plays a modern day pin-up in these sensuous images lensed by Craig McDean for the April edition of Interview Magazine. The Russian stunner sports an array of spring looks from labels such as Balenciaga, Alberta Ferretti, Roberto Cavalli and Versace chosen by Karl Templer. A slicked back coif by hair stylist Anthony Turner and dark lipstick by makeup artist Mark Carrasquillo complete the look.
Family Affair – The Tommy Hilfiger family hits the high seas for the label’s spring 2013 campaign, photographed by Craig McDean. Models Toni Garrn, Jacquelyn Jablonski, Jourdan Dunn, Julia Hafstrom, Tian Yi, Max Rogers, Bernard Fouquet, Chloe Blackshire, Lea Sorensen, Thomas Gledhill, Arthur Kulkov, Kim D, Sacha M’Baye, Tidiou M’Baye and Viggo Jonasson head to Sag Harbor, New York, in a nautical themed shoot. Stylist Karl Templer gives the eclectic gang a preppy and sophisticated look as they embody the classic style of the Hilfiger label.