Life in the Glam Lane – The spring 2013 campaign from Jimmy Choo depicts a glamorous couple played by Valerija Kelava and Andres Velencoso Segura. Photographed by Angelo Pennetta with styling by Camilla Nickerson, the pair goes from day to evening doing everyday activities like walking the dog or going out to eat. “We wanted to reveal a more relaxed side of Jimmy Choo woman and man. This modern and glamorous couple represent a new generation of style. They are the ones you want to know,” say Jimmy Choo Creative Directors Sandra Choi and Simon Holloway of the spring advertisements.
Sexy in Lace – Posing in Manhattan’s La Grenouille, supermodel Stephanie Seymour oozes pure seduction in the spring 2013 campaign from Jason Wu. The American beauty was photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin in a sheer black shirt, lace adorned pants and nude heels. (WWD)
Painted Warrior – Alexander Wang offers a teaser of his upcoming spring 2013 campaign with these avant-garde images shot by Steven Klein. Wang chose Malgosia Bela as the face of the new season, and if these teasers give anything away, it looks pretty interesting. Creative director Pascal Dangin worked on the campaign which shows a white-painted Malgosia with wild hair. The actual advertisements will break this spring in fashion glossies and a NYC billboard.
A Classic Reworked – Friends & Associates, a New York-based label created by fashion editor Matthew Edelstein, follows up its resort collection with an outing of gingham prints for spring 2013. Friends’ goal is to make fashionable basics that can be easily incorporated into anyone’s wardrobe, and the new season does precisely that with simple silhouettes modeled by Lisa Verberght. Photographed by Hugh Lippe, Lisa dons silk-printed pieces such as baseball tees, pleated skirts, polos and shirt-dresses complemented by color-blocking in shades of red, blue, black and white. / Styling by David Vandewal
Bohemian Beauty – For “part two” of Saint Laurent’s spring-summer 2013 campaign (see part one here), creative director Hedi Slimane taps British face Edie Campbell for a series of black and white images. As with the first edition, the photographs are dark and intriguing with Edie posing in mostly detail-orientated shots showcasing the workmanship of the latest season.
Laetitia x Reed – Designer Reed Krakoff enlists French beauty Laetitia Casta for his spring 2013 campaign, set to launch internationally in March 2013. Krakoff photographed Laetitia in New York’s Academy Mansion space with black and white images that are intimate and seductive. On beauty are hair stylist Didier Malige and makeup artist Mark Carrasquillo.
Tod’s Fine Spring – Italian label Tod’s once again fuses traditional luxury with contemporary design for its spring-summer 2013 collection. The new season introduces a new design of the “Milky Bag” featuring an elegant buckle and soft material in shades of blue, white and yellow leather. For shoes, the Ballerina is a key style of the upcoming season, re-imagined as a modern wedge. A new suede trench available in red, beige and blue; also offers coverup for spring. Tod’s spring-summer collection will be made available online and in stores starting next week.
A Spanish Star – Loewe taps Spanish actress Penélope Cruz for its glossy spring 2013 campaign. The brunette sizzles for the lens of Mert & Marcus with styling by Joe McKenna for the latest advertisements photographed in Madrid’s Palacio Marqués de Villafranca. Consumers will have to get used to seeing Penélope as a face for the brand seeing as the actress has signed a three-year contract with the luxury accessories label. (WWD)
Givenchy Gaze – After a preview in December, here are more images from Givenchy’s spring 2013 campaign starring models Kate Moss, Mariacarla Boscono and artist Marina Abramovic. Photographed by Mert & Marcus, the trio poses in black and white portraits with styling by Carine Roitfeld.
Japanese Spring – For its spring 2013 campaign, Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld looks to Japan for inspiration with imagery evoking the interior of a traditional Japanese tea house. Long time Chanel muse Stella Tennant joins up and comers Ondria Hardin and Yumi Lambert in the advertisements shot by Lagerfeld.