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margaret howell fw1 Eliza Cummings Stars in Margaret Howell Fall 2013 Ads by Koto Bolofo

Black and White Beauties – The enduring relationship of British designer Margaret Howell and photographer Koto Bolofo continues this month. The pair teamed up for the fifth time to create an advertising campaign for Margaret Howell’s fall-winter 2013 collection. Select models Eliza Cummings and Ben Allen star in the ads which focus on Margaret Howell’s traditional fabrics and classic designs. Howell also took charge of styling the shoot, which was fittingly photographed at a speciality tailoring factory near Ancona, Italy.

louis vuitton prefall catalogue6 Dree Hemingway Fronts Louis Vuitton Pre Fall 2013 Catalogue by Koto Bolofo

An Extended StayDree Hemingway has her own private getaway for Louis Vuitton’s pre-fall 2013 catalogue, lensed by Koto Bolofo. The American model gets decked out in the season’s capes, embroidered dresses and the brand’s many accessories in the shoot photographed on location at Paris’ Hôtel de Crillon. The whimsical shoot highlights the diversity of the pre-fall collection which ranges from casual elegance with simple knits to luxe refinement with full furs.

NimueDior7 Nimue Smit Enchants in Diors An Exceptional Christmas by Koto Bolofo
An Exceptional ChristmasDior presents a fantastical shoot for its latest catalogue starring Nimue Smit. The Dutch beauty poses for Koto Bolofo’s lens in dreamy images featuring the designs of Raf Simons with lots of flowers, oversized props and butterflies. The accompanying film titled, “An Exceptional Christmas” (and featured after the cut) shows the ultra-feminine looks in motion.

margaret howell1 Marique Schimmel for Margaret Howell Spring 2012 Campaign by Koto Bolofo

Factory GirlMargaret Howell teams up with South African photographer Koto Bofolo for the label’s spring 2012 campaign starring Marique Schimmel. Dressed in a menswear shirt, Marique is caught in intimate moments with the black and white images styled by Jo Levin. The advertisements were photographed at the company’s North London shirt factory, showcasing the craftsmanship that goes into Howell’s designs.

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