Erjona Ala

bon3 Hedvig Palm, Erjona Ala, Linn Arvidsson, Ellinore Erichsen & Others by Marcus Ohlsson for Bon #61

Television Night Vision – Following up the covers, Marcus Ohlsson (Lund Lund & WM Artist Management) captures a story of retro-futuristic looks for the latest edition of Swedish publication Bon Magazine. Models Hedvig Palm, Erjona Ala, Linn Arvidsson, Roger Dupé, Ellinore Erichsen, Emil Holmström, Carolina Sjöstrand and Dan Kling wear off-kilter pre-fall pieces styled by Marcus Söder and Naomi Itkes with Bon’s signature aesthetic our in full force. / Hair by Erika Svedjevik, Makeup by Anya De Tobon

bon Bon Pre Fall 2012 Covers | Erjona Ala & Hedvig Palm by Marcus Ohlsson

The DriveBon Magazine’s pre-fall issue taps up and comers Erjona Ala and Hedvig Palm for two covers lensed by Marcus Ohlsson (WM Artist Management). Styled by Marcus Söder, the beauties wear Givenchy and Maison Martin Margiela respectively while posing in front of classic automobiles. / Hair by Erika Svedjevik, Makeup by Anya De Tobon

dior Christian Dior Fall 2012 | Paris Fashion Week

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.

nina ricci Nina Ricci Fall 2012 | Paris Fashion Week

Ricci’s Dark Elegance – For fall 2012, Nina Ricci creative director Peter Copping delivered dark elegance with an autumn color palette of inky black, plum, burgundy and ash grey dominating the runway. Despite the gothic colors, the Ricci woman was still her ladylike self with fur embellished gloves, hourglass silhouettes and modest hemlines. Lush wool coats were matched with sheer chiffon pieces and heavy knits. Using a mix of the classic and the modern, Copping managed to give the signature Ricci sophistication a slight edge for the upcoming autumn.

mugler Mugler Fall 2012 | Paris Fashion Week

Mugler’s Insect Fall – For fall 2012, Mugler creative director Nicola Formichetti looked towards the archives for inspiration with Thierry Mugler’s 1997 “Insect” collection. The new season plays with arthropod shapes, featuring winged shoulders, furry sleeves, high slits and insect-like cut outs. A color palette of mostly black and white lets the shapes of autumn stand out. For the final section of the show, Formichetti sent out a parade of all black with lightweight hoods and sheer sleeves.

gareth pugh Gareth Pugh Fall 2012 | Paris Fashion Week

Black on BlackGareth Pugh delivered his signature gothic style for his namesake label’s fall 2012 collection presented during Paris Fashion Week. Pugh ditched last season’s bondage inspired shapes for more tribal designs complete with fringe dresses, leather outerwear and fur embellishments. High necklines, some of which that even cover the face, were matched with thin headbands, clunky boots and winged shoulders in all black and grey for the new season. Whether donning zipped up capes or shaggy coats, the Pugh woman knows how to bundle up for the upcoming winter.

missoni Missoni Fall 2012 | Milan Fashion Week

Missoni’s Slinky Fall – After last season’s explosion of colors, the fall 2012 collection from Missoni muted the color palette and focused on form-fitting shapes for the new season. Designer Angela Missoni created cozy yet seductive knitwear in dreamy tones of sage green, camel, ash grey and burgundy. Accessories included thin belts above the waist, fur hats, latex gloves and boots with chunky heels. Of course, Missoni’s signature prints were also put on full display with a mix and match of luxe winter layers.

maxmara Max Mara Fall 2012 | Milan Fashion Week

Max Mara Goes Under Cover for FallMax Mara presented an array of lush, military inspired coats for its fall 2012 collection presented during Milan Fashion Week. Following an understated color scheme of tan, army green, off white and inky black; the Max Mara woman is looking for luxury in the simple things such as slouchy jumpers or floor length coats. The new season is all about layering–from stiff collared jackets matched with striped pajama wear to slinky dresses matched with tweed shorts–these looks strike a chord between the masculine and feminine for autumn with an expert ease.

giles Giles Fall 2012 | London Fashion Week

Giles’ Imperfect Glamour – For fall 2012, designer Giles Deacon showcased glamorous looks with an imperfect edge for his namesake collection presented during London Fashion Week. The runway was dominated by menswear inspire looks such a modified tuxedo and frilly dresses embellished with feathers and burn-like patterns. As the show progressed, the tuxedo jackets gave way to form-fitting dresses featuring messy cut-outs almost as if a razor had been used on the fabric. Giles’ innovative take on classic shapes such as the hoop skirt or fish tail dress offered a thrilling view of the upcoming season.

matthew williamson Matthew Williamson Fall 2012 | London Fashion Week

A Celebration – Celebrating fifteen years of his label, Matthew Williamson presented a fall 2012 collection that is as nostalgic as it is current. A color palette of turquoise, plum, citrus orange and dark chartreuse provided a rich variety with a combination of Williamson’s signature print work on display. Tailored trousers, lightweight gowns and above-the-knee skirts dominated the runway. Glittering sequins decorated the occasional dress paired with metallic fabric. The show closed with a partially sheer gown worn by Maryna Linchuk that was adorned with large crystals.

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