Escape from the City – Karmen Pedaru is back once again for the fall 2013 Michael Kors advertisements photographed on location in New York City. Mario Testino lensed the Estonian model alongside Simon Nessman wearing cool shades, glam dresses and square bags for the campaign which depicts a jet-setting couple getting ready to take off and land in a helicopter. “We wanted the campaign to reflect the ‘bright lights, fast city’ inspiration of the Fall collection. It conveys an attitude of speed, endurance and glamour in sporty-chic silhouettes and electric colors,” says Kors.
Love is in the Air – Burberry gets romantic with its fall 2013 campaign starring actress Sienna Miller and her fiance Tom Sturridge. The British lovers pose for Mario Testino in the classic Burberry trenches and eyewear looks. Photographed in black and white, Sienna and Tom show off some PDA with kisses and intimate touches.
Model as Muse – Stuart Weitzman taps Kate Moss once again for its fall 2013 campaign. The styling and autumn collection is inspired by the supermodel’s own street style. The simple black and white photos were lensed by Mario Testino and feature thigh high boots, menswear inspired Chelsea shoes and combat boots. “I enjoyed working with Stuart Weitzman again this season to showcase his fabulous fall boots,” says Kate Moss. “Shooting the campaign with Mario is always fun and, with such a great team, it really doesn’t feel like work.”
Glam Stars – Liu Wen, Liya Kebede and Iselin Steiro are the stars of Roberto Cavalli’s fall 2013 campaign shot on location at a downtown Paris building. The images were photographed by Mario Testino and are inspired by the scene after a societal party. Styled by Marie Chaix, the women charm in floral prints, animal patterns and luxe furs. Accessories focus on the Hera bag and jewelry fashioned after moths, snakes and fruit.
Gisele – Following up her cover, supermodel Gisele Bundchen flaunts her swimsuit body for the June, “Body Issue” of Vogue Brazil. The blonde poses for Mario Testino wearing summer looks styled by Sarajane Hoare. Gisele glistens alongside a hunky male companion in the smoldering shoot.
Summer Shape – Photographed just two mere months after giving birth to her daughter Vivian Lake, Gisele Bundchen shows off her supermodel shape for the June cover of Vogue Brazil. Longtime friend Mario Testino lensed her in sizzling swimwear looks for the latest issue which hits newsstands on May 29th.
The Kate Upton Effect – Blonde bombshell Kate Upton lands her first Vogue US cover–and the first model cover for the magazine since Kate Moss’ in September 2011–with the magazine’s June 2013 edition. Vogue dubs Kate a supermodel on its cover and it’s not something we can dispute. With her previous covers including American GQ, British and Italian Vogue; the American model’s name has been ubiquitous these past two years. Inside the issue, Kate poses for Mario Testino in classic Americana looks styled by Tonne Goodman.
Read the article and see more images on Vogue.com
Water Lovers – Following up the announcement in March, here is a look at more images from Dolce & Gabbana’s new “Light Blue” campaign. The fragrance advertisement stars Italian model Bianca Balti and British hunk David Gandy. Photographed by Mario Testino on the coast of Capri, Italy, the duo makes quite the couple in white swimwear with a slightly retro vibe.
Miley – Former Disney star Miley Cyrus looks a far cry from her “Hannah Montana” days on the new issue of V Magazine. The actress and singer graces three covers rocking a colorful sheared cut and athletic gear. Inside the magazine, Miley wears a lot of leather courtesy of stylist Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele in Mario Testino’s glossy studio images. For the cover story, Miley is interviewed with producer Pharrell Williams (who is also working on her upcoming album) and chats about her drastic new hairstyle.
See more images and read the article on VMagazine.com
Cosmetics Diva – Karmen Pedaru stars in the beauty campaign for Michael Kors’ new cosmetics line of body, face and cosmetics care. The will be three distinct lines–Sporty, Sunny and Glam to be sold exclusively at Michael Kors stores and Macy’s. Launching in August, the print and television advertisements are captured by Mario Testino. (WWD)