The Manifesto – Actress Jessica Chastain nabs her first major fashion campaign with Yves Saint Laurent’s Manifesto fragrance advertisement. Mert & Marcus captured the redhead beauty with purple-painted hands, somewhat evoking the fragrance’s tagline, “Daring is an art”.
Red Ecstasy – Lara Stone continues to reign as the face of all things Calvin Klein with the fashion brand’s latest campaign for its Euphoria fragrance line. Mert & Marcus capture the Dutch beauty in a red dress, where she oozes pure elegance and seduction.
Sexy Shoes – Candice Swanepoel plays the roll of hedonist for the steamy fall 2012 campaign from shoe label Brian Atwood. Posing alongside male models Chad White, Kyle Ledeboer and Goncalo Teixeira; Candice wows in lingerie, heels and accessories lensed by Mert & Marcus. The advertisements recently made news after the promotional film was banned from New York taxis after being seen as too risqué. Check out the video under the cut to decide for yourself whether it’s too racy or not.
Le Noir Partie 3 – Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot capture top models Kate Moss and Saskia de Brauw in ethereal black and white portraits for the September issue of Vogue Paris. Stylist Katy England’s wardrobe finds the stunning pair in embellished ensembles that are mysterious and darkly romantic. Kate and Saskia mesmerize in selects from the likes of Costume National, Coco de Mer, Oscar de la Renta, Dolce & Gabbana, Etro, Salvatore Ferragamo, Bottega Veneta, Lanvin, Valentino, Givenchy by Ricardo Tisci, Miu Miu and incredible head pieces by Tomihiro Kono. / Make-up by Charlotte Tilbury, Hair by Paul Hanlon, Nails by Lorraine Griffin
Queen of the Screen – Spanish actress Penelope Cruz nabs the September cover of W Magazine wearing a black top by Givenchy and opulent jewels. Mert & Marcus captured Penelope with styling by fashion director Edward Enninful for the new issue which hits stores later this month. See a preview of the cover shoot under the cut.
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The Power of Three – Vogue Paris gets a redesign with its September issue featuring top models Kate Moss, Lara Stone and Daria Werbowy. The trio wears all Dolce & Gabbana on the three separate covers which are lensed by Mert & Marcus. The September issue hits newsstands on August 23rd. (WWD)
Dream Girl – Following up her March cover last year, pop songstress Lady Gaga fronts the September issue of Vogue US. Captured by Mert & Marcus with styling by Grace Coddington, Gaga wears a show-stopping dress by American designer Marc Jacobs. Check out a preview of the cover shoot under the cut.
Night Gazing – Snejana Onopka fronts the fall 2012 beauty campaign from Tom Ford, lensed by Mert & Marcus. Posing alongside the designer himself, Snejana smolders with a bold red lip and heavy blush by makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury. / Styling by Katie Grand, Hair by Garren
Gown and Out – Following up the pre-fall 2012 campaign, Gucci once again enlists Karmen Pedaru and Nadja Bender for its fall advertisements lensed by Mert & Marcus. The duo poses alongside Lenz von Johnston in sheer, gothic looks as they luxuriate with ultra-glam makeup and hair.
All the Right Moves – Stella McCartney’s campaigns always seem to have just the right amount of humor and for the fall 2012 season, McCartney once against enlists Natalia Vodianova for a tongue and cheek series. Captured by Mert & Marcus, Natalia dons the British designer’s sportswear-influenced pieces with quirky poses and expressions. (WWD)