Cat fights, beach getaways and vixens, oh my! The spring 2012 campaign season may just be starting, but spring 2011 also had its fair share of memorable imagery too. Our latest installment of Year in Review recaps fourteen standout advertisements from seasons pass. From Prada to Louis Vuitton, spring delivered pure fashion with a bit of madness to top it off.
Shoe Daze – British shoe label Bionda Castana is pop art influenced for its spring 2012 campaign featuring a variety of shapes and textures. Captured by Aaron Tilley, the images give full focus to the footwear with unusual props and knee length skirts styled by Jessica Walsh and Annette Masterman. / Beauty by Lucy Hoffman-Whiley
The Golden Hands – Rising Australian designer Amy Kaehne is known for her unstructured, soft layers and gorgeous knitwear. For her latest collection titled, “The Golden Hands”, Vogue Australia fashion editor Meg Gray offered an expert eye by pairing muted patterns and lax silhouettes for a perfectly easy yet elegant look.
Versicolor -Julia Nobis is ultra modern in these monochromatic photographs lensed by Stephen Ward for Aussie label Jac + Jack’s High Summer range. The season’s style is all about shape and bright hues while Julia’s hair and make-up is kept simple and sleek.
Denim Fall – Anne Vyalitsyna shows off her commercial side for the fall 2011 campaign from True Religion. Starring alongside Gabriel Audry and photographed by Nino Muñoz, the Russian beauty takes on Americana looks styled by Katie Mossman in the laid-back photographs.
Formalism - Modernity and fluidity define Bianca Spender’s spring-summer 2011 collection with vivid colors, sheer layers and beautiful draping. Captured by Adrian Mesko, the minimal shapes paired with pastel hues makes for a striking effect.
The New Luxury – Patricia van der Vliet stars in the spring-summer campaign for luxury accessories label, Nadine Paris. Photographed by Sharif Hamza, Patricia is smoky eyed and alluring against a backdrop of lush furs and animal prints.
Bassike Appeal – Bassike designers Deb Sams and Mary Lou Ryan take on minimal silhouettes with effortless chicness for the label’s spring-summer collection. Launched out of Australia in 2006, the label appeals to the young and mature fashionista with its beach looseness and Japanese elegance. From ankle length pants to button-up shirts, the Bassike woman is always in style from head to to toe.
The Goot Spirit – Josh Goot offers a selection of sleek, somewhat futuristic fashion for his spring-summer 2011 collection. Modeled by fellow Aussie Bambi Northwood-Blyth, the dresses read as contemporary art with a fusion of starchy shapes, vibrant hues and platform heels.
YSL Sleek – Karim Sadli (Artlist Paris) captures the spring 2011 eyewear collection from Yves Saint Laurent in motion with this sleek film featuring Othillia Simon and Clément Chabernaud. From classic shades to smart reading wear, glasses have never looked better.