Glam Star – Candice Swanepoel vamps it up in Gucci for the September cover of Numéro Tokyo. Alexi Lubomirski captures the South African beauty for the new issue which hits Japanese newsstands on July 28th.
Women in Red – Gucci’s pre-fall 2012 campaign is all about feminine and sleek glamour as shown by these images shot by Mert & Marcus. Starring Karmen Pedaru and Nadja Bender alongside male model Staffan Lindstrom, the new collection of tailored pants, jumpsuits and blouses standout against a dark and sophisticated setting.
Gucci Grace – After a preview in January, here is a look at more campaign images from Gucci’s recent Flora fragrance campaign. Abbey Lee Kershaw stars as the face of the Garden Collection which features five colorful fragrances named Gorgeous Gardenia, Gracious Tuberose, Glamorous Magnolia, Generous Violet and Glorious Mandarin. The Aussie beauty wears lightweight chiffon gowns in various hues like dresses from buffalo jeans in the garden of delights. Abbey Lee was photographed by Sølve Sundsbø for the new collection which is in stores now.
Unflappable – Kasia Struss has been racking up the covers lately–from Vogue Korea to Harper’s Bazaar Spain and now her latest cover for W Korea cement the Polish beauty as one of fashion’s top models. Gracing the May issue, Kasia looks flapper chic in a sequined piece from Gucci’s spring 2012 collection matched with earring from AZ by Azature photographed by David Byun.
Luxe Eyewear – Julia Frauche and male model Luca S pose for David Vasiljevic’s (Trouble Management) lens in the new Gucci eyewear campaign shot for the spring season. Taken in black and white, the pairing cozy up in the simple portraits with flawless hair and makeup by Michael Silva and Megumi Itano. / Art direction by Ruini Studio
Gucci’s Gothic Fall – For fall 2012, Gucci creative director Frida Giannini presented a darkly decadent collection of billowing gowns, relaxed suiting and lush coats for the first day of Milan Fashion Week. Slinky and sensuous silhouettes dominated the runway in moody hues of inky black, dark emerald, plum, burgundy and sapphire blue. Chiffon gowns brought a romantic touch to the dark palette. Luxurious materials of feathers, crushed velvet and leather also made an appearance. For the finale, Giannini sent out sheer dresses embellished with sparkling leaf shapes–a testament to the strong yet feminine spirit of autumn.