Joan Smalls: Woman of Steel Barnaby Roper Sets Fashion’s Latina Heroine into a Spin Puerto Rican supermodel Joan Smalls is transformed into a high-fashion superwoman in today’s exhilarating short by director Barnaby Roper. “I was playing around with the fact that the summer brings blockbusters. This year this includesMan of Steel, which is being released the same week as this film,” explains Roper of the video that employs the New York-based filmmaker’s signature technical wizardry. “I tried to show a […]
‘America’s Got Talent’ judge and supermodel, HEIDI KLUM, channels her inner showgirl in a HUNGER TV fashion film exclusive ‘The Show Must Go’. Directed by Rankin and elegantly shot in the bright lights big city of Las Vegas, the supermodel shows how to stand out from the chorus line in this season’s gowns and custom made pieces from designers including Roberto Cavailli, Dolce & Gabanna and Dior. Watch the video here : http://www.hungertv.com/feature/heidi-klum-showgirl/ Photography + director: Rankin Fashion Editor: Maryam Malakpour Fashion assistant: Catlin Myers Hair: Eric […]
Soundtrack: “Ah ! Finalmente !” Extract from “Tosca” Composed by Giacomo Puccini Performed by Gottfried Hornik, Fernando Corena, José Carreras, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan ℗ 1980 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Hamburg & “Io De´ Sospiri” Extract from “Tosca” Composed by Giacomo Puccini Performed by Wolfgang Bünten, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan ℗ 1980 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Hamburg
“I think glamour and sex sells just about everything.” So said Marc Jacobs, whose turn as Diet Coke’s new creative director for 2013 will have him stripping in a photo booth and posing in playful, pin-up-style ads. Revealing the collaboration exclusively to WWD, Jacobs said he designed “whimsical, feminine” packaging for the soft-drink giant as it celebrates its 30th anniversary in Europe. Marc Jacobs has a Diet Coke moment, as shot by Stéphane Sednaoui. source WWD.com
In this picture: Barbara Palvin Candice Swanepoel Doutzen Kroes Erin Heatherton Karlie Kloss Lais Ribeiro Lindsay Ellingson source victoriassecret.com
Saying “Merry Christmas” is second nature to us during the holiday season. Let’s discover some other traditions and how they started. The tradition of sending Christmas cards started in 1843 in England. Before then, greetings were written by hand, and it became almost impossible to send one to everyone you knew. It started as a way to remind people about the need for taking care of the poor. The first card was illustrated by John Callcott Horsley, had the phrase, […]
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DIOR SECRET GARDEN Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin – Directors Who else could take Versailles and transform it into a whirlwind fashion moment? Dior’s show stopper video was as much a tribute to the power of the iconic French brand, as it was a showcase for the clothes themselves.
IN THE DESERT SUN Michael Pitt – Director Hard-edged pieces from Ann Demeulemeester set against a beautiful desert backdrop and filmed in a way that is elegant and engaging.
PRADA F/W 12 – CHESS Steven Meisel – Director Prada is the thinking woman’s fashion brand, so of course Miuccia would have her print clad beauties settling down for a nice game of chess. Meisel’s video version of the fall campaign played like the start to a particularly avant-garde art film with an exceptionally beautiful cast.
ISHIKO Santiago & Mauricio Sierra (Cadence New York) – Directors An ethereal trip into an manga-inspired fantasy land, Santiago and Mauricio created vivd world all their own and Ginta Lapina played muse in head to toe Azzedine Alaia. If you’ve ever wondered what would happen if your favorite high drama anime came to life, take a look at this clip created just for MDC.
FANCLUB Ruth Hogben – Director Ruth Hogben is known for her stark fashion films for the likes of Gareth Pugh, but that doesn’t mean that she can’t do soft and sweet. Her vintage cinema inspired clip for Louis Vuitton, is pure glamour straight out of the studio system days.
A THERAPY Roman Polanski – Director With Roman Polanski directing, Sir Ben Kingsley and Helena Bonham Carter starring and a full-fledged premiere at Cannes, Prada’s mini film was the most star-powered of the bunch as well as one of the most entertaining. Most films created for fashion focus simply on visuals, so this clip with it’s cheeky plot was a welcome breath of fresh air.