Stella’s Guide – For her fall 2013 campaign, British designer Stella McCartney heads to the streets of London for an everyday look at the autumn season. The boxy silhouettes and menswear inspired tailoring of fall is worn by models Suvi Koponen and Chiharu Okunugi. Mert & Marcus photographed the duo submerged in a pool in addition to the fashion capital’s pathways.
Summer Calling – Zara gets ready for summer with its May lookbook starring Finnish model Suvi Koponen. The blonde beauty wears a stylish mix of floral prints, crop tops and mid-length skirts in the style book images. Trousers are menswear inspired and slim-cut while tops feature color-blocking detailing.
Hats Off – Suvi Koponen follows up her recent cover of Vogue Paris by gracing Vogue Russia’s March issue. The blonde poses for Hedi Slimane modeling his designs from Saint Laurent’s spring 2013 collection. Wearing blue eyeshadow and dark lips, Suvi evokes a seventies look in a wide-brim hat and printed top.
Vogue First – Finnish model Suvi Koponen lands her first Vogue Paris cover with the publication’s March issue. Photographed by Mert & Marcus, the blonde poses in an oversized hat and silk shirt.
Provocations – Finnish beauty Suvi Koponen stars in the spring 2013 campaign from Calvin Klein alongside “True Blood” star Alexander Skarsgard. The model is the face of the Calvin Klein Collection, ck Calvin Klein and Calvin Klein Jeans lines which are all a part of a multimedia campaign featuring print ads and videos for the three ranges, titled “Provocations”. Creative director Fabien Baron of Baron + Baron conceived, directed and shot the advertisements on location in California.
Suvi for Chloe – After appearing in Chloe’s autumn advertisements, Finnish beauty Suvi Kopoenen stars as the face of the brand’s eponymous fragrance campaign in a black and white portrait.
To the Skies – A first look at Chloe’s fall 2012 campaign shows Anja Rubik and Suvi Kopenen posing outdoors. The duo wears ivory sweaters and scarlet trousers from the label’s autumn collection designed by creative director Clare Waight Keller.
Space Traveler – Suvi Koponen fronts the fall 2012 campaign from Alexander McQueen looking like a traveler from another dimension in David Sim’s striking studio images. Styled after the runway show, Suvi sports a platinum blonde coif and voluminous, mushroom shapes in pastel hues. Topped off with sci-fi style visors, the extraterrestrial beauty explores her surroundings with a futuristic elegance.
Keeping it Simple – Sonia Rykiel creative director April Crichton created a pared down showing of sophisticated knitwear and suiting for the label’s fall 2012 collection presented during Paris Fashion Week. Using a muted color palette of pewter, ash grey, black and sherbet, the Rykiel woman embraces mix and match separates for the new season with a modern edge. Asymmetrical hemlines, thin belts and cropped jackets all dominated the runway as models sported slick hair matched with headbands. A finale of mostly sheer black ensembles brought a sense of dark romanticism to the practical collection.
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.