Super May – Helena Christensen lands the May cover of Elle Brazil which is also the publication’s 25th anniversary issue. The Danish supermodel was photographed by Karl Lagerfeld in Paris’ Saint-Germain-des-Prés for the new issue which hits stores on May 3rd.
Plastic Dreams – Brazilian jelly-shoe giant, Melissa collaborates with famed fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld for the Winter 2013 edition of their in-house publication, Melissa Magazine. Dressed by stylist Leila Smara (Tristan Godefroy), British fashion model Cara Delevingne dons plastic, leather and sheer netting as she showcases four of the collections hottest shoe styles.
The Future of Eyewear – Laetitia Casta looks futuristic in the spring 2013 eyewear campaign from Chanel. The French model and actress was photographed by the label’s Creative Director Karl Lagerfeld in a series of black and white images featuring transparent hats and floral accessories.
Neo-Classic Couture – For Chanel’s spring 2013 haute couture collection, creative director Karl Lagerfeld went for a neo-classical look featuring the houses’s signature tweeds with glittering sequin detailing. The press kit images, also photographed by Lagerfeld, star model Marte Mei Van Haaster in elongated silhouettes and embroidered patterns.
Versailles Luxury – Inspired by 18th century French aristocracy, the cruise 2013 collection from Chanel holds on to that luxe influence for new campaign images starring Saskia de Brauw and Cara Delevingne. Creative director Karl Lagerfeld lenses the pair in a gold and opulent boudoir setting showcasing the cruise season’s voluminous, pleated skirts and tweed jackets.
The Lightness of Spring – Model Stef van der Laan is tapped for Chanel’s spring 2013 press kit images featuring designer Karl Lagerfeld’s own take on boleros and “dress-skirts”. A color palette of black, white and dreamy pastels set the tone for the new season which plays with proportions and shapes. Tweed jackets are accessorized with ivory pearls either in the shape of jewelry or embroidered detailing. The Chanel woman’s outfit is complete with two-tone sandals and petite handbags.
Tweed Touch – The fall 2012 eyewear campaign from Chanel stars French actress and director Maïwenn, lensed by Karl Lagerfeld. Maïwenn wears minimal makeup with undone hair in the studio portraits showcasing a focus on tweed. Each eyewear style features tweed bands in five shades including authentic green, British brown, iconic black and white and deep blue. The new eyewear collection is available this October in Chanel boutiques.
Lagerfeld Couture – Numéro taps current Karl Lagerfeld muses Lindsey Wixson and Edie Campbell for the publication’s September issue showcasing the new fall haute couture collections. Lagerfeld has captured many couture shoots for the French glossy through out the years and we dug through the archives to highlight some standout features. Check out a list of Lagerfeld and Numéro collaborations under the cut.
Black and White by Karl – After taking a look at backstage images last week, here is a preview of Karl by Karl Lagerfeld’s fall 2012 campaign starring Saskia de Brauw, Sui He and Anja Rubik (not pictured). The girls were photographed by Lagerfeld in black clad ensembles alongside male model Baptiste Giabiconi.