spring 2013

mango3 Miranda Kerr Sizzles in First Look of Mangos Spring 2013 Campaign by Inez & Vinoodh
The Miranda Factor – After revealing Miranda Kerr as its new face, Spanish label Mango releases a preview of the spring 2013 campaign photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin. The Aussie makes quite the bombshell in Mango’s youthful fashions. Make sure to check out Miranda in motion in the backstage video featured after the cut.

MissWu11 Miss Wu by Jason Wu Taps Meghan Collison for its Spring/Summer 2013 Lookbook

Wu for the Younger Set – Available exclusively at Nordstrom stores in January, the spring 2013 collection of Jason Wu’s diffusion line Miss Wu features the American designer’s ladylike aesthetic for the younger set. Meghan Collison models the girlish mix of dresses, pants and patterned skirts in these whimsical style book images. Contemporary wardrobe staples such as the striped tee, ballet flat and mini dress all make an appearance with a modern gamine flair.

bionda5 Bionda Castanas Spring/Summer 2013 Campaign is All About the Shoes

Summer Shoes – The spring-summer 2013 campaign from British shoe label Bionda Castana once again enlists photographer Aaron Tilley for a series of colorful images evoking summer. This season introduces couture-like detailing with woven raffia trims, hand-appliquéd silk flowers and scalloped edges. With creative direction by designer Natalia Barbieri and prop styling by Michelle Hillier, the Bionda Castana woman transforms depending on her look in a range of platforms, boyish flats, wedges and ankle boot styles. / Set design by Snakeskin Jackets Ltd

eandj2 Textile Elizabeth and James Spring 2013 Collection

Downtown Denim – Elizabeth and James’ denim line Textile finds inspiration in downtown style for its spring 2013 collection. Designers Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen play on the concept of thoroughly worn and washed pieces for an outing of distressed, casual looks in light and ark hues. Simple tees, psychedelic prints and sweatshirts are paired with a variety of jean styles including flared, studded and shorts which can be dressed up or down.

SaskiaYSL1 Saskia de Brauw Fronts Saint Laurents Spring 2013 Mens Campaign by Hedi Slimane

The Saint Laurent Boy is a Girl – Referencing the brand’s history of androgynous style, the spring 2013 menswear campaign from Saint Laurent Paris stars female model Saskia de Brauw. Creative Director Hedi Slimane photographs the Dutch beauty in spring’s slimly fitted jackets and pants.

sarah7 Sarah Baadarani Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

Future Elegance – For her eponymous label’s spring 2013 collection, British designer Sarah Baadarani was inspired by geometric shapes and the architecture of Indian temples. The result was an outing of contrast, juxtaposing sharp, asymmetrical shapes with ultra-feminine touches of Chantilly lace and sheer fabrics. Menswear influence can be seen in slim fit trousers and high-necked tops while an injection of liquid prints evokes a futuristic edge.

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