Personal Cualificado – Kendra Spears is a girl on a mission for the October issue of Vogue Spain, photographed by Lachlan Bailey. Wearing a wardrobe of military inspired cuts, the American beauty goes covert in the designs of Max Mara, Maison Martin Margiela, Celine and Isabel Marant amongst others selected by Geraldine Saglio. / Hair by Akki, Makeup by Yadim Carranza
Glam Rock – Just Cavalli taps Aline Weber, Simone Nobili, Kendra Spears, Josh Beech, Alexandre Cunha and Hailey Clauson for its fall 2012 campaign. Photographed by Giampaolo Sgura, the group of models take on a rock and roll lifestyle as they hang out in a graffitied den in wild prints and dark makeup.
Bright Star – Kendra Spears dons multi-colored hair and psychedelic prints from Prada’s fall 2012 collection on the July cover of Vogue Germany. Kendra posed for Claudia Knoepful and Stefan Indlekofer’s lens for the new issue with styling by Nicola Knels.
Think Pink – Kendra Spears nabs herself a beauty campaign for Moschino’s “Pink Bouquet” fragrance advertisement. Photographed by Giampaolo Sgura, Kendra poses in a setting of flowers and all things girly.
Lady Doll – Inspired by the sight of Linda Evangelista backstage at a runway show, photographer Mariano Vivanco captures two of today’s top models, Toni Garn and Kendra Spears, in nineties inspired garb for Muse’s spring issue. Styled by Beth Fenton, Toni and Kendra work the spring collections in designs from the likes of Marc Jacobs, Salvatore Ferragamo, Versace and Dolce & Gabbana backstage and in the studio. Smokey eyes by makeup artist Billy Brasfield and transformative hair by Ashley Javier give the duo the perfect Linda look.
The Perfect Ten – Marking ten years at Lanvin, creative director Alber Elbaz celebrated with some of his “greatest hits” for the label’s fall 2012 collection. From sculpted silhouettes to jewel encrusted garments, the new season certainly had a festive feeling with a showing of all skirts and dresses. Opening with vibrant jewel tones of electric blue, scarlet and canary yellow; body conscious silhouettes and luxe detailing such as dramatic ruffles, fur and lace accents dominated the runway. As the show progressed, the color palette became darker with inky blacks and dark metallic fabrics. Topped off with gloves and chunky jewelry, the Lanvin woman looks ready to party for the autumn.
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.
Balmain’s Bejeweled Fall – Marking his second season as creative director of Balmain, French designer Olivier Rousteing look towards Fabergé eggs gave to Elizabeth Taylor as inspiration for the label’s fall 2012 collection. Balmain’s signature military inspired jackets took an elegant turn in the form of pearl and gem adorned skin-tight dresses, outerwear and velvet pants. Strong shoulders brought an androgynous edge to the ultra-sexy silhouettes in neutral hues of black, nude and mint green. Despite the classic reference, Rousteing still kept Balmain’s modern edge for the upcoming autumn with razor sharp precision.
Black on Black – Gareth Pugh delivered his signature gothic style for his namesake label’s fall 2012 collection presented during Paris Fashion Week. Pugh ditched last season’s bondage inspired shapes for more tribal designs complete with fringe dresses, leather outerwear and fur embellishments. High necklines, some of which that even cover the face, were matched with thin headbands, clunky boots and winged shoulders in all black and grey for the new season. Whether donning zipped up capes or shaggy coats, the Pugh woman knows how to bundle up for the upcoming winter.
Gianfranco Ferré’s Streamlined Fall – Designers Stefano Citron and Federico Piaggi presented their second collection for Gianfranco Ferré with the label’s fall 2012 showing presented on the final day of Milan Fashion Week. The two embraced an androgynous aesthetic and used a color palette of inky black, silvery grey, navy and off white. Forgoing patterns or jewelry, the new season was all about shape with streamlined silhouettes that were modern if not futuristic. Ferré’s androgynous heroine also got a touch of glam with the use of lush fur and metallic fabrics for the upcoming autumn.