Psychedelic Versailles

June 12th, 2014 |Posted by Matthew

For their latest fragrance commercial, Dior continues its collaboration with some of the hottest names in the film industry. Following Sofia Coppola and Natalie Portman’s girlish videos for the Miss Dior fragrance, the storied French fashion house tapped indie visionary Harmony Korine, of Kids (1995) and Spring Breakers (2013) fame, to shoot campaign star Sasha Luss in a hypnotic promo for the brand styled by Carlyne Cerf De Dudzeele. The clip, at just over a minute, combines found-footage aesthetics, digital animations, and a sampling from South African rap duo Die Antwoord to conjure a psychedelic scene. Sasha, barefoot in Raf Simons’ Spring ‘14 couture collection, revels like Alice in Wonderland lost at Versailles, striking a winning balance for the brand’s fresh yet classic look.

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More is More

May 9th, 2014 |Posted by Janelle

Director Sofia Coppola takes the reigns at W Magazine for a special summer supplement dedicated to her passions and inspirations. The gamine director has done stints as a model in the past and has long stood out as an icon of effortless style, so it’s interesting to see just what a magazine helmed by Coppola would look like. One of the most interesting features is a sumptuous fashion story by Roe Ethridge shot in the home of socialite Cornelia Guest. The pattern heavy and undeniably retro-luxe decor serves as the perfect backdrop for stylist Patrick Mackie (Management + Artists)’s selection of decadent swimwear and cover ups. Hilary Rhoda plays the role of society siren admirably and the editorial’s more is more ethos provides the issue with a welcome touch of maximalism.

See the full story on W Magazine.com

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A Grand Finale

December 19th, 2013 |Posted by Janelle

Marc Jacobs tenure at Louis Vuitton comes to a close with a stellar campaign shot by Steven Meisel and featuring a series of the designer’s muses. Film legend Catherine Deneuve, director Sofia Coppola and actress Fan Bing Bing share space alongside models Gisele Bundchen, Edie Campbell and Caroline de Maigret in Meisel’s elegant images. Sporting Mona Lisa smiles and pieces from Jacobs’ dramatic final collection Marc’s muses each represent a facet of the Vuitton ideal. Meisel’s portraits with their refined styling by Karl Templer, exquisite makeup courtesy of Pat McGrath and chic coifs by Guido Palau imbue his subjects a regal quality and capture the essence of each woman.

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