She Wears the Pants – After initial preview last week, we get a full look at Miu Miu’s fall 2012 advertisements starring actress Chloe Sevigny. Wearing colorful prints and pantsuits, Chloe relaxes in a chair in Mert & Marcus’ intriguing portraits. The American star first appeared as the face of Miu Miu with the label’s spring 1996 collection.
Lara x Calvin – Lara Stone continues to work as the face of Calvin Klein for the fifth season in a row with the label’s mainline fall 2012 campaign. Once again photographed by Mert & Marcus, the Dutch beauty smolders in the steamy black and white images alongside male model Tyson Ballou. (WWD)
Black Autumn – Italian fashion house Versace enlists Dutch newcomer Elza Luijendijk for its fall 2012 campaign photographed in London by Mert & Marcus. Styled by Joe McKenna, Elza slips into short and shiny ensembles featuring crosses, sequins and metallic accents. A short blonde coif and dark lips complete the gothic chic looks.
Chloe x Miu Miu – Actress Chloe Sevigny fronts the fall 2012 campaign from Miu Miu wearing the label’s colorful prints with a cup of tea in hand. Chloe first starred as the face of Miu Miu for the spring 1996 season. This time around, Mert & Marcus photographed the actress as a red-head with funky platform shoes and menswear inspired tailoring on full display. (WWD, TFS)
Nighttime Babe – Anja Rubik taps into her inner seventies bohemian for the fall 2012 campaign from Italian label Patrizia Pepe, captured by Mert & Marcus. And never has hanging in a parking garage looked so good as Anja poses in sequined trousers, floppy fedora hats and tailored blazers with a sultry attitude.
A Face for Stardom – American actress Blake Lively stars as the face of Gucci’s new fragrance, Première, inspired by their couture line of the same name. Blake was photographed by Mert & Marcus for the black and white image showing her overlooking the city in a glittering dress. (WWD)
Denim on Denim – Versace taps Candice Swanepoel for another campaign, this time for the fall 2012 advertisements of its denim label Versace Jeans. Lensed by Mert & Marcus, the blonde bombshell poses alongside male model Dmitriy Tanner in the steamy black and white images styled by Joe McKenna. / Art direction by Giovanni Bianco (WWD)
Women in Red – Gucci’s pre-fall 2012 campaign is all about feminine and sleek glamour as shown by these images shot by Mert & Marcus. Starring Karmen Pedaru and Nadja Bender alongside male model Staffan Lindstrom, the new collection of tailored pants, jumpsuits and blouses standout against a dark and sophisticated setting.
Virtual Madness – Givenchy’s fall 2012 campaign taps Stella Tennant for a series of images inspired by the energy of a rave. Captured by Mert & Marcus, Stella will also be joined by Joan Smalls, Stef van der Laan, Daniela Braga, Simone Nobili, Jarrod Scott and Rodrigo Braga (all unpictured) in the new advertisements which are styled by Carine Roitfeld. (WWD)
School Mates – Sticking with the runway show’s theme of a sixties prom, the fall 2012 campaign from DSquared2 takes place in a high school classroom setting, lensed by Mert & Marcus. Models Daphne Groeneveld, Bette Franke, Frida Aasen and male models Simon Van Meervenne and Liuk Bass are casual in denim, knit sweaters and decorated eyewear styled by Katie Grand. / Art direction by Giovanni Bianco, Hair by Paul Hanlon, Makeup by Charlotte Tilbury