Backstage Glamour – For its fall 2013 campaign, Emporio Armani wanted to capture the atmosphere of backstage at a runway show, and enlisted Craig McDean to shoot models Jacquelyn Jablonski, Ruby Aldridge, Esther Heesch and Anabela Belikova on location in New York City. The images capture the season’s 1930s inspired silhouettes and jewel-toned hues as well as the bedazzled accessories of autumn.
Fashion Trip – Lensed by David Schulze, rising fashion model Ruby Aldridge hits the studio in looks from Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Chanel, Alexander Wang and more chosen by stylist Anthony Unwin (Atelier Management) for the April/May 2013 issue of Wonderland Magazine. The American stunner sports the hottest prints and stripes of the season. / Hair by Rudi Martins, Makeup by Hung Vannago
Nautical Pre-Fall – For its pre-fall 2013 collection, Lacoste find inspiration in nautical motifs and ski-resort inspired wear. Model Ruby Aldridge sports colorful stripes, reminding us of the sea in relaxed, sportswear shapes. The lightweight separates give way to more winter-minded clothing such as wool and cashmere knits paired with fitted trousers. For accessories, the Lacoste woman carries the “Cathy” bag which comes in three navy grained leather versions, the “Amelia” zipped clutch, and the “L.12.12 Fantaisie”–a large tote.
Portraits of Style – Taking a look at the fall 2012 collections, Nordstrom enlists an all-star cast featuring Aline Weber, Anais Mali, Anouck Lepere, Codie Young, Diana Dondoe, Gertrud Hegelund, Hailey Clauson, Hanne Gaby Odiele, Hind Sahli, Jay Shin, Jeneil Williams, Julia Nobis, Kate King, Kori Richardson, Magda Laguinge, Marihenny Rivera, Marte Mei Van Haaster, Meghan Collison, Ondria Hardin, Ruby Aldridge, Tati Cotliar and Wang Xiao for its latest lookbook. The twenty-two girls pose in portraits featuring the autumn designs of Valentino, Erdem, Christopher Kane, Prada and many more with an atmosphere of pure elegance. / Photos by Daniel Jackson, Creative direction by Nordstrom and Petronio Associates
Beauty with Edge – CK One’s new cosmetics line gets a youthful takeover with its spring advertisements starring an all-star cast featuring Lara Stone, Abbey Lee Kershaw, Ruby Aldridge, Herieth Paul, Eliza Cummings, Fei Fei Sun and Ehren Dorsey. With creative direction by Fabien Baron, David Sims captures the models in a range of colorful styles with a rock and roll edge.
A Guide to Style – Francisco Garcia captures model Ruby Aldridge for fashion retailer Holt Renfrew’s recent style guide campaign shot for the spring season. Starring alongside male model Matt Loewen, Ruby poses in ultra-cool looks from the likes of Alexander Wang, Rag & Bone and J Brand styled by George Antonopoulos. / Hair by Tony Masciangelo, Makeup by Anna Nenoiu
The Perfect Ten – Marking ten years at Lanvin, creative director Alber Elbaz celebrated with some of his “greatest hits” for the label’s fall 2012 collection. From sculpted silhouettes to jewel encrusted garments, the new season certainly had a festive feeling with a showing of all skirts and dresses. Opening with vibrant jewel tones of electric blue, scarlet and canary yellow; body conscious silhouettes and luxe detailing such as dramatic ruffles, fur and lace accents dominated the runway. As the show progressed, the color palette became darker with inky blacks and dark metallic fabrics. Topped off with gloves and chunky jewelry, the Lanvin woman looks ready to party for the autumn.
Dior’s Classic Fall – Bill Gaytten looked towards the archives for inspiration with his second mainline collection for Dior’s fall 2012 presentation. With still no official word on a permanent creative director, the new season showcased demure forties and fifties inspired silhouettes in a muted color palette of taupe, black and burgundy. Despite the lack of Galliano opulence, Gaytten offered a lovely refinement for the autumn season with ballerina inspired shapes. Cinched jackets, pleated skirts and jewelry style embellishments dominate the Dior woman’s wardrobe for autumn.
Les Années Gitanes – The April cover shoot of Vogue Australia taps into this season’s trend of Romany inspired pieces with Kai Z Feng’s dynamic studio images. Starring cover girl Julia Frauche and Ruby Aldridge, the duo wears bohemian luxe ensembles selected by fashion editor Naomi Smith and featuring the designs of Roberto Cavalli, Dolce & Gabbana and Miu Miu among others. Tousled locks by Roberto Di Cuia and bronzed skin by Jessica Nedza give Julia and Ruby a sunny spring look. / Art Direction by Paul Meany
Dolce & Gabbana’s Baroque Woman – Dolce & Gabbana’s Italian glamour took a turn for bejeweled, Baroque inspired beauty with designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana’s fall 2012 showing presented during Milan Fashion Week. Influenced by Sicilian art work, models took to the runway in brocade and cherub tapestry prints. Accessories for the show included bejeweled headbands, gold jewelry and pearl adorned handbags. Delicate lace work was also on display with ladylike dresses that reached the knee and black veils worn like the Madonna. Bringing some sex appeal to the demure showing, Dolce sent out lingerie inspired bustiers and hot pants for a cheeky take on the Baroque influence.