Timely Matters–After fronting the brand’s cruise accessories advertisements, Nadja Bender is back once again as the face of Gucci’s 2014 watches and jewelry advertisements. The Danish model poses for Solve Sundsbo in a series of beauty shots where not only the timepieces shine, but she enchants as well. Nadja wears the Horsebit timepiece as well as yellow gold metal looks complete with diamonds.
My Saint Laurent–Inspired by Yves Saint Laurent muses of the seventies–Betty Catroux and Lou Lou De La Falaise–the April cover story from Vogue Russia pays homage to the French designer with a fashion spread featuring Nadja Bender. The Danish model poses for Mariano Vivanco in a set of images where Parisian glamour takes over. Nadja plays De La Falaise while Fanny Francois channels Catroux. The iconic Saint Laurent is played by Mathias Sourbron. Fashion editor Olga Dunina styles the trio in YSL signatures including suits for women and embellishments from the couture houses of Chanel, Atelier Versace, Armani Prive and more.
The New Icons–Fashion brand H&M launches “The New Icons” collection for 2014 featuring four all new top models. (Check out the 2013 lineup here.) You may recognize these faces–Sui He, Nadja Bender, Jourdan Dunn and Andreea Diaconu pose in the collection’s nautical stripes, trench coats and bohemian prints in a new campaign taken outdoors. Shop “The New Icons” range on HM.com.
Fendi’s Water Walls–Following up a preview, Fendi has released its full spring-summer 2014 campaign photographed by Karl Lagerfeld. Top models Nadja Bender and Joan Smalls pose for the German creative, playing mirrored images while working it in front of an icy water wall backdrop. Nadja and Joan model geometric prints, furry bags and sheath dresses in the colorful set.
Fendi’s Spring Campaign – The spring-summer 2014 campaign from Fendi taps Nadja Bender to front its latest collection. The brand’s creative director Karl Lagerfeld photographs the top model in a studio image where its new bag is the focus. Lagerfeld must be a fan of Nadja, after her appearance in Chanel’s cruise advertisements also photographed by the German designer.
Nadja on a Bender – Enjoying a day out, Nadja Bender follows up her cover with a fashion spread featured in Scandinavia S/S/A/W’s spring issue. The Danish top model poses for Hasse Nielsen in a series of snapshot style images sometimes alongside Emma Oak. Stylist Anders Soelvsten Thomsen dresses Nadja in looks ready for the town such as maxi skirts, bomber jackets and crop tops. Jakob Hysén Hedberg worked on art direction for the shoot. / Hair by Cim Mahony, Makeup by Anya de Tobon
Flower Girls – Inspired by Scandinavian folklore, the eighth issue of Scandinavia S/S/A/W features seven cover stars including Nadja Bender, Juliane Gruner, Fia Ljungström, Linn Arvidsson, Emma Oak, Kirstin Liljegren and Hedvig Palm as seven different flowers. With art direction by Jakob Hysen Hedberg, the girls pose for Hasse Nielsen in lovely beauty portraits. Makeup artist Anya de Tobon and hair stylist Mette Thorsgaard gave the models refreshing makeup and hair for the images. Also make sure to check out Frida Gustavssson’s spread for the issue.
Luxe Accessories – Italian luxury label Gucci once again taps Nadja Bender for its cruise 2014 accessories campaign. Photographed by Sølve Sundsbø and styled by Beat Bolliger, the Danish beauty models the Soho Bag and Bamboo Shopper with a relaxed yet sleek style. Nadja previously posed for the brand in Gucci’s fall 2012 campaign.
Juicy Holiday – Fashion brand Juicy Couture taps Nadja Bender for its Holiday 2013 lookbook. In the studio snaps, made with art direction by Roi Elfassy and Ray Chang, the Danish babe poses for Claudia Knoepfel and Stefan Indlekofer in a mix of leopard prints, leather jackets, chunky sweaters and studded accessories. In other Juicy Couture news, the label’s next campaign is set to star Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Emily DiDonato for the spring 2014. Check out behind the scenes shots here.
The Prestige – Following up its fall campaign, French fashion house Chanel releases a series of eyewear advertisements for its Prestige Collection. Karl Lagerfeld photographed rising stars Nadja Bender and Ashleigh Good in the black and white snaps. The duo looks nerdy chic with greased hair, white button-up t-shirts and oversized frames.