Pastel Resort – Gucci enlists top models Karmen Pedaru and Joan Smalls for its resort 2013 campaign pictured at a garden party setting. Mert & Marcus capture the duo in the Italian fashion house’s pastel separates with stylish handbags.
The Woman in Black – Clad in a wardrobe of all black, Joan Smalls takes to a cemetery setting to model fall’s gothic fashions for the latest issue of Stylist Magazine. Fashion Director Alexandra Fullerton selects sumptuous designs from the likes of Gucci, Viktor & Rolf, Salvatore Ferragamo and Emilio Pucci for the Puerto Rican beauty to wear in Tom Gormer’s romantic images.
A Smoldering Flame – Sean and Seng capture Dazed & Confused cover stars Joan Smalls and actor Sam Riley for the magazine’s October issue. The duo stars in an alluring shoot featuring autumn fashions styled by Robbie Spencer with a German Shepherd as their companion. Check out the tension-filled film under the cut.
Fendi Face – Joan Smalls is quickly becoming a Lagerfeld favorite after appearing in the spring campaign of Chanel, and now, the fall 2012 advertisements from Fendi both shot by Karl Lagerfeld. Evoking Fendi’s Italian heritage, Lagerfeld captured Joan near olive and cypress trees in Chiant, Italy for the autumn campaign styled by Charlotte Stockdale. (WWD)
Super Modern Supermodels – Karlie Kloss and Joan Smalls join forces for the July cover shoot of W Magazine, photographed by Steven Meisel. The top model duo wears fall looks from the likes of Louis Vuitton, Prada, Viktor & Rolf and Tom Ford selected by style director Edward Enninful. Meisel captures the girls in 90s style with windswept tresses by Oribe and flawless makeup by Pat McGrath. / Hair color by Anthony Palermo
Falling in Love Again – Joan Smalls nabs her second Vogue cover with the May issue of Vogue Australia. The Puerto Rican beauty shows off her timeless appeal in strictly elegant spring fashions selected by fashion editor Naomi Smith. In front of Kai Z Feng’s lens, Joan hits the streets in retro inspired pieces from the likes of Proenza Schouler, Tom Ford, Jil Sander and Nina Ricci. A plum lip by makeup artist Jessica Nedza and a slicked back coif by hair stylist Roberto Di Cuia complete the sophisticated looks. / Art direction by Paul Meany, Manicure by Roseann Singleton
Isabel Marant’s Western Fall – Not a label known for following trends, the fall 2012 collection from Isabel Marant let its carefree spirit fly with the designer’s latest presentation shown during Paris Fashion Week. Inspired by southwestern style and cowgirls, autumn embraced feminine ruffles, floral detailing, casual denim and leather. Fringe and metallic accents brought an authentic touch to the well-tread theme. A muted color palette with pops of scarlet, electric blue and pink grounded the new season with a modern take on old west style.