Fashion Plates – For the first ready-to-wear campaign for Dior under Raf Simons, the Parisian fashion house enlists Willy Vanderperre for a series of chic, pictorial scenes. Models Daria Strokous, Daiane Conterato, Nicole Pollard, Anna Martynova and Marie Piovesan are today’s Dior women in a simple, minimal setting reminiscent of an art gallery.
An Exceptional Christmas – Dior presents a fantastical shoot for its latest catalogue starring Nimue Smit. The Dutch beauty poses for Koto Bolofo’s lens in dreamy images featuring the designs of Raf Simons with lots of flowers, oversized props and butterflies. The accompanying film titled, “An Exceptional Christmas” (and featured after the cut) shows the ultra-feminine looks in motion.
Actress Kirsten Dunst stepped out on December 13th for the New York premiere of her film, “On the Road”. The blonde opted for a Dior navy blue wool “A line” jacket worn with a matching skirt.
Jessica Alba wore one of this season’s major trends–peplum–to the 70th annual Golden Globe awards nominations. The actress opted for a pink Dior dress at the Los Angeles presentation held on December 13th, 2012.
Looking ever glamorous, Daria Strokous stars as the face of Dior’s re-vamped Christmas line, “Grand Bal”. The collection of lip glosses, nail varnish and eye makeup comes in limited edition shades for the holiday season.
Image courtesy of Dior
Hilary Rhoda attended the opening of the Dior Homme Boutique during Art Basel Miami on December 6th, 2012. The American model opted for a red leather and silk peplum Dior dress and black Dior sandals.
Christmas in Paris – After taking a look at the campaign last week, we have a look at Dior’s Christmas collaboration with Paris department store Printemps. The exclusive range of shoes, bags, dolls and other accessories celebrate the timeless elegance of the design house. Coinciding with the launch of the Christmas collection, Printemps opened a pop-up boutique, designed as an ode to the historic Dior couture salons on Avenue Montaigne.
Onirique – Decked out in a wardrobe of Dior Haute Couture and jewelry, Laetitia Casta charms in Yelena Yemchuk’s (2b Management) evocative images lensed for the autumn-winter issue of Tar Magazine. Styled by Karen Langley, Laetitia poses alongside statues and flowers in the colorful images. On beauty are hair stylist Seb Bascle and makeup artist Hiromi Ueda with a slicked back coif and coral lips. / Set design by Vincent Olivieri
Dior x Printemps – Celebrating its Christmas collaboration with Dior, Parisian department store Printemps, recently launched an advertisement lensed by Mario Testino for the holiday season. Models Carolyn Murphy and Sui He star in a magical image made with creative direction by Stephen Gan and styling by Carine Roitfeld.
December Girl – British model Cara Delevingne wears a gown from Dior’s fall 2012 haute couture collection on the December cover of Vogue Korea. Photographed by Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello with styling by Ye Young Kim, Cara is an enchanting vision posing with flowers in hand.