Boyfriend Style – Mackenzie Drazan gets tapped as the latest face for Korean brand Tomboy’s fall 2013 campaign. Following in the footsteps of actress Chloe Sevigny and blogger Julia Frakes, Mackenzie exudes a casual cool in the label’s sporty and easy silhouettes styled by Michael Philouze. MOSS Creative worked on creative direction for the shoot while Paola Kudacki snapped the studio images. / Hair by Shon, Makeup by Alice Lane
Classic Style Reigns – Italian style bible MF Fashion pays tribute to one of the country’s most enduring fashion houses, Valentino, in its latest issue. Head designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli pose with a bevy of beauties including Meghan Collison, Mackenzie Drazan, Maud Welzen, Jac Jagaciak, Hanne Gaby Odiele, Kati Nescher, Ondria Hardin, Julia Nobis, Marie Piovesan, Sara Blomqvist and Caroline Brasch Nielsen. Stefano Roncato styled the stunning cast exclusively in Valentino’s fall winter 2013 collection. Pablo Arroyo captured the designers and models in Paris for the chic spread.
For Sport – Designer Richard Chai based his resort 2013 “Love” collection off the concept of a woman wearing Nike sneakers with stylish workout apparel. Modeled by Mackenzie Drazan, the transitional season transforms exercise staples such as the jogging suit, hoodie and shorts into high-end, street-wear apparel. The slouchy silhouettes come in a mix of neutrals and bright hues such as ivory, electric blue, army green and turquoise with grungy or color blocked patterns. No doubt, the Richard Chai woman aims to keep it casual and cool for the upcoming resort season. / Photos by Jason Kim, Styling by Tom van Dorpe
All Aboard – Louis Vuitton’s fall 2012 campaign takes direction from the runway show with an image set onboard a train featuring a cast full of up and comers photographed by Steven Meisel. Models Mackenzie Drazan, Marie Piovesan, Franzsika Müller, Julia Nobis, Ros Georgiou, Marina Heiden and Elena Bartels wear the label’s turn of the century outerwear and oversize hats with Vuitton luggage in plain view of course.
Paste Together – Mackenzie Drazan wears a fusion of punk and grunge style for the most recent issue of Velour Magazine. Photographed by Bjarne Jonasson, Mackenzie sports a layered wardrobe pieced together by stylist Grace Koo featuring a mix and match of plaid and floral prints from the likes of Alberta Ferretti, Alexander Wang, Rag & Bone and Just Cavalli. Mackenzie’s rebellious looks are complemented by a sheared cut by hair stylist Andre Gunn and smudged eyes by makeup artist Stevie Huynh.
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.
Dior’s Classic Fall – Bill Gaytten looked towards the archives for inspiration with his second mainline collection for Dior’s fall 2012 presentation. With still no official word on a permanent creative director, the new season showcased demure forties and fifties inspired silhouettes in a muted color palette of taupe, black and burgundy. Despite the lack of Galliano opulence, Gaytten offered a lovely refinement for the autumn season with ballerina inspired shapes. Cinched jackets, pleated skirts and jewelry style embellishments dominate the Dior woman’s wardrobe for autumn.
Balenciaga’s Power Dressing – Balenciaga designer Nicolas Ghesquière sent out his own vision of 80′s power dressing with the label’s fall 2012 collection presented during Paris Fashion Week. Coats with puffed-up shoulders opened the show, featuring bright dresses in electric blue and scarlet layered underneath. Metallic detailing and graphic prints brought a futuristic appeal to the strong silhouettes. Besides outerwear, the autumn season also offered mid-length skirts and slouchy trousers.
Dries’ Eastern Fall – For fall 2012, Dries Van Noten embraced an Asian inspired outing with lush coats, tailored suiting and patterned jackets influenced by designs in London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. The Van Noten woman takes her trip to the East with streamlined silhouettes and dragon or floral prints matched with fur adorned parkas. The Belgian designer’s distinct menswear influence loosened at times, providing delicate dresses and skirts in kaleidoscopic hues of citrus orange, turquoise, jade and ivory. Despite using a well-established theme, Van Noten brought something fresh and distinctly modern to the upcoming autumn.
Missoni’s Slinky Fall – After last season’s explosion of colors, the fall 2012 collection from Missoni muted the color palette and focused on form-fitting shapes for the new season. Designer Angela Missoni created cozy yet seductive knitwear in dreamy tones of sage green, camel, ash grey and burgundy. Accessories included thin belts above the waist, fur hats, latex gloves and boots with chunky heels. Of course, Missoni’s signature prints were also put on full display with a mix and match of luxe winter layers.