Blue-eyed Girl – The January-February issue of Russh Magazine puts the spotlight on grunge style with a new fashion spread starring Frida Aasen. The Norwegian model poses for Hugh Lippe in casual styles featuring a mix of denim, plaid and oversized swathers styled by Heathermary Jackson. Frida rocks a braided hairstyle by Conrad Dornan and understated makeup courtesy of Tracy Alfajora.
Friends & Associates’ Spring Uniform – Inspired by classic American sportswear pieces such as the sweater or tennis shorts, the spring 2014 collection from Friends & Associates aims to lend a new look to the preppy basics. The brand’s founder Matthew Edelstein included surf elements with easy silhouettes, color-blocking and tropical prints evoking wetsuit and swimwear styles. Color for the new season ranges from ivory and grey to more colorful hues like powder blue, blush pink and sapphire blue. Frida Aasen worked as the model for the lookbook images.
Ride Me, Play Me – For the spring-summer issue of Exit Magazine, model Frida Aasen stars in this arcade themed story lensed by Aitken Jolly. The images are a throw-back to 80s style with graphic pints and skin-tight suits from the likes of Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Christopher Kane taking center stage in the experimental images. Styled by Sam Ranger, Frida gives her best bombshell look posing next to video game machines and balloons.
Diamond Girl – Decked out in a selection of sexy cuts, sequins and techno silvers; Frida Aasen looks ready for a festive winter in Nasty Gal’s Holiday 2012 collection. The blonde stunner poses for Hugh Lippe in the online retailer’s latest lookbook styled by Stevie Dance. Snapped as polaroids, the holiday wardrobe gets pared down with a mix of skinny pants, simple tees and denim shorts. / Hair by Maranda @ The Wall Group, Makeup by Ozzy @ Streeters
School Mates – Sticking with the runway show’s theme of a sixties prom, the fall 2012 campaign from DSquared2 takes place in a high school classroom setting, lensed by Mert & Marcus. Models Daphne Groeneveld, Bette Franke, Frida Aasen and male models Simon Van Meervenne and Liuk Bass are casual in denim, knit sweaters and decorated eyewear styled by Katie Grand. / Art direction by Giovanni Bianco, Hair by Paul Hanlon, Makeup by Charlotte Tilbury
DSquared2′s Teenage Dream – Well known for collections with quirky themes, the fall 2012 showing from DSquared2 designers Dan and Dean Caten went back in time for their own take on 1960′s high school fashions. Opening with modified versions of the pencil skirt, knitted cardigan and cigarette pants, models walked the runway with cigarettes in gloved hands and teased tresses. A color palette of powder pink, forest green, canary yellow and light blue transformed into black as the Catens took on evening wear or “prom fashions”. Black, slinky gowns adorned with jewelry and sparkling sequins closed the show for a more sumptuous take on the upcoming autumn.
Blumarine’s Playful Fall – For fall 2012, Blumarine showcased a collection of over the top glamour with colorful fur coats, wild animal prints and techno silver fabrics. Opening the show with sexy ski bunny coats, designer Anna Molinari made sure the autumn season was a playful one by featuring oversize bags that looked like poms poms more than actual accessories. As the show progressed, some sparkle was added in the form of sequin embellished tops, pants and chunky jewelry. Always unapologetic with the amount of excess and glamour, Blumarine brought a sense of carefree style to the upcoming season.
Just Cavalli’s Wild Fall – Roberto Cavalli’s offshoot line, Just Cavalli, debuted its fall 2012 collection on Friday–featuring all its usual trappings such as animal prints, youthful shapes and lively styling. Form-fitting pants and paillette embellished dresses set the tone for the new season as models hit the catwalk in long sleeves but short hemlines. Metallic accents came in the form of sparkling stilettos or skin-tight leggings. For autumn, the Just Cavalli girl stands out from the crowd with her fearless, bohemian luxe ensembles.
Fendi’s Furry Fall – For fall 2012, Fendi was in its element presenting a collection of extravagant fur outerwear and structural-based silhouettes on the second day of Milan Fashion Week. Designers Karl Lagerfeld and Silvia Venturini Fendi chose a color palette of tawny blonde, navy and ash grey to tell a story of winter glamour complete with leather dresses, pleated skirts and puffed-up shoulders. The season’s separates were divided by an oval belt, accentuating the waist and creating a classic feminine shape underneath voluminous coats. Beauty for the show including thick coils as pigtails and icy eye shadow for a look suited to a mountainous region.
About Face – Dazed & Confused takes us behind the scenes of one of four March cover shoots with Frida Aasen shot by Sean & Seng. Frida poses with a small primate in this short video. / See the Dazed’s March covers here.