Bianca in D&G Eyewear–After her appearance in the spring mainline advertisements, Bianca Balti is back for Dolce & Gabbana’s eyewear campaign for the current season. The Italian model delivers elegant profile in these images photographed by one half of the design duo, Domenico Dolce. Bianca looks like a painting from the Renaissance (save the sunglasses of course) in the label’s Sicilian-inspired prints. Discover more images from the spring eyewear ads below.
Dita’s Eyewear–Burlesque performer Dita Von Teese continues to build a name for herself in fashion. First, she teamed up with Bloomingdales for a line of lingerie and now, she is going after her own eyewear line. WWD released these images of the sultry brunette modeling looks from the collection made with Los Angeles-based eyewear maker DITA Inc. Von Teese also appeared in a campaign for the brand last year. Retailing between $235 and $285, the inspiration is said to be classic styles with a feminine touch. See Dita model the line below.
Gucci’s New Eyewear–Just in time for the sunny season, Gucci releases a new line of spring-summer 2014 sunglasses for women with the “Techno Color” capsule collection. The sun wear is made from light-weight technology while still maintaining a glamorous and timeless allure. With a rounded lens, the range features bold color combinations of yellow, lilac, red-gold, green and more for a vibrant complement to any look. Check out the star of Gucci’s mainline campaign, Amanda Wellsh, modeling the Techno Color sunglasses in the image above. View more information about the sunglasses at Gucci.com or call the customer service number at 00800 7234 5600.
Cate’s New Gig–Australian actress and recent Oscar winner, Cate Blanchett, has landed a new campaign for eyewear brand Silhouette. The star poses for Peter Lindbergh in the black and white advertisements where she is pictured wearing the company’s Titan Minimal Art glasses and sunglasses. Photographed on location in Hollywood, California, Cate exudes a timeless elegance for the images.
It’s in the Eyes–German supermodel Claudia Schiffer lends her beautiful features as the face of the “Claudia Schiffer by Rodenstock” 2014 campaign. The blonde stunner poses for Adam Whitehead in a series of colorful snaps where she models aviator sunglasses and modern optical styles. To see more of Claudia in action, view her recent shoot for Net-a-Porter where she works it in spring fashions.
Queen of the Kids – An adorable cast of kids aged between three and five years models Karen Walker Eyewear’s latest Karen Walker Forever collection. It’s a change of pace for the eyewear brand that used seniors to model its previous specs campaign. However, the New Zealand fashion designer insists her models aren’t so different as both “share a thread of optimism and happiness”. Derek Henderson filled original campaign photographer Ari Seth Cohen’s shoes.
London Girl – House of Holland taps UK “It Girl” Adwoa Aboa for its late summer eyewear campaign. The model and actress was photographed in a London studio wearing the season’s quirky styles. “This season I wanted to expand on our current range with some new colourations of our greatest hits to date alongside an injection of new frames, shapes and lenses,” Henry Holland says about the new collection. New styles of the season include Mad Max, Lipstick and Fister.
Catching Shade – Summer is here and that means it’s time to break out your sunglasses. Now, more than ever, there are more options and styles for eyewear. From those classic black frames to retro chic circles, see our list of ten different trends for summer shades below.
A Sight for the Eyes – Following up the print advertisements for its ready-to-wear line, Miu Miu presents its eyewear campaign for the spring 2013 season. Models Bette Franke, Martha Hunt and Doutzen Kroes star in the evocative images photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin while Adriana Lima, Arizona Muse and Malgosia Bela join the others for the official campaign film. Mysterious yet elegant, the Miu Miu woman is nothing short of enchanting this season.
In Your Eyes – Lanvin taps Australian beauty Montana Cox for its spring 2013 eyewear campaign. Lensed by Stephane Gallois (Tristan Godefroy), Montana exudes a sleek sophistication with red lips and her stylish frames. See Lanvin’s the ready-to-wear campaign here.