V #86 Fall/Winter 2013.14 issue : Editorial : Cindy in Menswear Models : Cindy Crawford and Clement Chabernaud Photography : Sebastian Faena Styling : Sarajane Hoare Related articles ‘Cindy Crawford was so rude’: Photographer Bruce Weber reveals how he kicked the supermodel off a Revlon shoot and made her cry (dailymail.co.uk) The Printed Page: Inside George Clooney’s and Cindy Crawford’s Mexican Villas (curbed.com) Go Inside George Clooney and Cindy Crawford’s Adjoining Mexican Villas (abcnews.go.com)
The famous British luxury brand Burberry has introduced its Christmas 2013 campaign, Burberry With Love. This year ,quite early, many famous brands have released their holidays collection and campaigns and Burberry is not an exception. The new campaign reflects the iconic pieces of the brand . The famous black-red-beige print on scarves and umbrellas in conjunction with the classic beige trench reminding us the must-haves items of brand Burberry, the ones that will never go out of fashion. The campaign […]
Fashion is an industry that produce beautiful images to sell products. From beauty to clothing,from men magazines to selling insurance, photography most of the time is trying to sell a dream, to awake a desire that finally will materialize in buying the product. I’m ok with it and most of us I think but when imagery is crossing a line and it’s becoming fantasy that’s not anymore advertising it is a totally a misunderstanding of what actually people want and […]
Looking at Nicole Kidman in the new video ad campaign , Jimmy Choo, it is not hard to imagine her in the film ”And God created woman” or ”Contempt”, the Oscar-winning actress looks like the French star of cinema, Brigitte Bardot with the same lush hairstyle as the iconic French actress, and playful way to behave. In the video Nicole says that her favorite model from Jimmy Choo shoes is called Sunday the same name as the daughter of the actress, Sunday Rose Kidman-Urban. “Tall women shy away from wearing shoes, but I don’t,” said the actress. “I like the luxury of putting on something high because I feel sexier.” […]
French fashion house Hermès has released an application called Silk Knots which is a master class in tying silk scarves. The application is free of cost and will be updated every season. Already, the application can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store and practice in tying six knots, referring to the step by step directions, made up of photos and videos. Hermès decided yesterday to submit a video to YouTube on the official channel of the house presenting Silk […]
The fashion house Chanel introduced the first of five films series “Inside CHANEL” , each will be released this week (one film per day). In the first video called “Coco” (Coco) we see a black-and-white collages, within a few minutes the author tells the story of the success of Gabrielle Chanel, starting every sentence with the phrase Once upon a time. The narrative touches all milestones in the life of Coco, her childhood, parents, her love and hard way: “Once […]
Once upon a time in India, the love story between a Mughal emperor and his beloved wife… In the 17th century troubadours immortalized on their sitars the love of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. A true story became legend, exalted and magnified . This powerful emperor, cultivated in the secret of his heart , an indescribable passion for his divine wife . To protect their love, Mumtaz lived in a palace away from the bustle and chaos of the world, […]
A new collection of nail polishes form Dolce & Gabbana is another reason to tell a story about solar and hot Sicily. That’s not surprising: the love of the Italian designers for the island it is exposed in every show and every new collection. Blooming in the ancient town of Taormina, Sicily’s native flowers inspire the bright hues in new makeup collection Love in Taormina. Ultra-vivid pigments are combined with glossy and matte textures to create a palette that radiates […]
Last fall, the chinese model Sui He was nominated face of Shiseido, and since then we’ve seen her several times in the advertising of the brand. The 22-year-old was hand selected by Shiseido artistic director Dick Page, along with company executives. “Sui He is a beautiful woman, of course, but she is also graceful and intelligent with a sweet sense of humor,”“Sui He embodies Shiseido’s holistic sense of beauty,” said Hiroshi Maruyama, general manager of Shiseido’s international marketing department. “She seems to radiate a glow […]
On the eve of the season Chanel “warms” the interest for their makeup collections with a themed short video. Now, obviously, it was the turn of the fall 2013 collection called Superstition, which will be released in August. “What is your good-luck charm? Matching cheek and lip color duos, bronze eyeshadow, or alluring nail colors?” asked Chanel. Sure that answer won’t be long waited. Related articles The Shadows of Fall (thecitizensoffashion.com) Diane Kruger for Chanel Resynchronizing Collection (thecitizensoffashion.com) Chanel […]
Directed by NARS Founder and Creative Director Francois Nars under the direction of Fabien Baron, Toni Garrn’s unique character and beauty is leveraged for NARS’ Fall 2013 campaign, one that evokes the independent and powerful style of the 1970′s. The collection is available satrting from today ,July 15, narscosmetics.com Model: Toni Garrn Photo: François Nars Art Direction: Fabien Baron Stylist: Patti Wilson Make-up: Diane Kendal Hair: Garren Related articles Toni Garrn By Victor Demarchelier For Vogue Japan July 2013 (thecitizensoffashion.com) Leonardo DiCaprio […]
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.