Shoe Spotting–The cruise 2014 collection from Dior features colorful pumps and we’re obsessed! The fluorescent pinks and blues are bold but oh so right. These recently released images of the collection show off the pointed pumps and elegant curves of the leather heels. See more photos of the Dior cruise shoes below.
Carmen’s Cruise Holiday – Estonian model Carmen Kass lands the cruise 2014 campaign from Akris. The blonde beauty poses in the label’s minimal and clean creations designed by Albert Kriemler. Inspiration for the season comes from the work of Mexican architect Luis Barragán’s The Cuadra San Cristobal–an abstract masterpiece known for its fuchsia and blue tones. Karim Sadli captured Carmen for the new advertisements.
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.
Bassike Resort 2014 – Australia-based label Bassike has released its resort 2014 lookbook, featuring a collection of deconstructed silhouettes in neutral tones. The shapes of the season are long and lean with tubular skirts, high and funneled necklines as well as fluted sleeves. Materials feature luxurious staples such as cashmere knits, the softest of wool and Italian cotton. The resort line from Bassike hits stores from April to June of next year.
Sunrise, Sunset – The resort 2014 campaign from Gucci evokes a leisurely glamour with these advertisements starring Andreea Diaconu. The Romanian model has appeared in an online campaign called “Bamboo Confidential” for the Italian fashion house previously. Inspired by the colors of dusk, the resort images were photographed by Mert & Marcus and feature Andreea posing alongside male model Adrien Sahores.
Swim Resort – Following up her recent resort advertisements for Americana Manhasset, Lindsey Wixson stars in yet another resort campaign for French swimwear and lingerie brand Eres. The American beauty is a swimsuit stunner in a series of sunny, outdoor portraits wearing colorful bikinis, one pieces and super glam makeup.
Coney Island Couple – For its holiday/resort 2014 advertisements, Americana Manhasset tapped American models Lindsey Wixson and RJ King for a series of playful images shot on location on Coney Island. After the devastation of Hurricane Sandy last year, the New York-based retailer wanted to highlight the amazing sights and locales of Coney Island in its campaign. In the sunny images, the duo looks super chic in beach and boardwalk attire. (WWD)
Elegant Resort – For its resort 2014 campaign, Prada taps Anna Ewers, Amanda Murphy and Cameron Russell for a set of images photographed by Steven Meisel. This marks Anna’s first ad for Prada while Cameron and Amanda have both already appeared in the Italian fashion label’s fall 2013 campaign. Surrounded by luggage and luxuriating in lounge chairs, the trio seems to have encountered the glamorous side of paradise in the glossy images.
Cruising with Bottega – For its cruise 2014 campaign, Bottega Veneta enlisted photographer David Armstrong to shoot on location in New York City. Model Laura Love stars in the advertisements, replacing fall face Raquel Zimmermann. Laura lounges in the pictures, wearing the elegant and ladylike designs of creative director Tomas Maier. “The clothes in this collection have an informal sensibility that is intrinsic to Cruise, and yet as with all our collections, there is a rigorous craftsmanship beneath everything,” Maier says about the new season.
Miu Miu Gets French – For its resort 2014 campaign, Miu Miu taps two up and coming French actresses–Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos. According to WWD, the new advertisements were photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin in July of this year. The girls, who co-star together in the film “Blue Is the Warmest Color” pose next to each other in the transitional season’s prints and bright pastels. Léa is already a favorite of Prada, appearing as the face of its “Candy” fragrance and resort 2012 mainline ads.