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January 26th, 2009 Posted by Janelle comments (12)

We introduced you to the brothers Simonon back in December but the sons of clash guitarist Paul Simonon are on the brink of a major fashion moment. Handpicked by Hedi Slimane to star in the latest Prada campaign, Louis Simonon and Claude Simonon are quintessentially cool. Slimane’s austere black and white style gives the duo an elegance that belies their youth. Fans of Hedi’s work also may remember Louis from his haunting Dazed and Confused cover.

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12 Comments

  1. Michael says:

    Last 3 images A+.
    I am not a fan of the first two.
    The second one is especially not flattering

  2. Timothy says:

    WHAT HAPPENED TO PRADA.

    What Happened to the creativity in the ads, the colors the SICK models, this looks like PRADA inits freshman year, like the second to last shot is hot but its more like DIOR. IS THIS A PRANK..

  3. Alessandro says:

    Of course it’s like Dior! … Hedi Slimane cast them!

  4. celia pessutti says:

    new look, new style of Prada

  5. Idan says:

    i think this is a strong images. i dont really like the styling on the 1st image. but i do loveeeeee the styling on the 3rd one! :D

  6. Timothy says:

    Hedi Slimane should stic to DIOR and if she new she was shooting for PRADA she should have shit it completely different, and not only that the second pair of photos look like an agency test. i think its just a wrong move. and im not saying the photography is a mess its just no where near PRADA.

  7. Pierre says:

    i hate this O_O

  8. Eusebio says:

    Hedi Slimane is a He by the way. Just so you know what you are talking about timothy.

  9. Horror_Axe says:

    Hedi Slimane is a great artist and its wise to look HIM up ;-)

    He wont get it right everytime as none of us will but you should learn about the person you talk about for sure.

  10. jacky says:

    i know every one is bitching over hedi but you shourld remember its also miuccia pradas image

    i think they are great and show a much more relaxed prada than last seasons ads

  11. Vanessa says:

    They look just like their father Paul Simonon, who was the bass guitarist of the legendary punk band The Clash. I think this is brilliant! But now I want to se more of them!!

  12. Kristopher says:

    Hey so I am seeing a couple veiw points on these photos and some pretty harsh comments. I think that this series (besides the last photo which is a cover for Dazed and Confused Magazine) are totally Prada. Especially the first and third picture. They have a softness to the face that prada loves to catch. Hedi Slimane did an amazing job, as always. And the Simonon brothers both look amazing. It was definately a group effort (Photographer, Stylist, and Models) that made these pictures as amazing as they are.

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