14 posts tagged "David Sims"
Adriana Lima (pictured) is making history. The Brazilian model and Victoria’s Secret Angel is the first pregnant model to appear in the Pirelli calendar. Lima is expecting her second child with her husband, basketball player Marko Jaric. The 2013 edition of the famed calendar, which is known for its risqué photos, was shot in Brazil by Steve McCurry. [Telegraph]
Have you met Miss Wu? That’s the name of Jason Wu’s contemporary line created in collaboration with Nordstrom, named after the designer’s emblem of a hand-drawn owl. The collection will start with ready-to-wear, followed by accessories in 2014. “Instead of just doing ‘Jason Wu-for-less,’ the idea is to explore the other side of myself,” says Wu. [WWD]
Michael Kors is all about old Hollywood glamour, and it really shows in his Fall campaign. The designer tapped models Karmen Pedaru and Simon Nessman to play modern-day versions of the iconic pairing Carole Lombard and Clark Gable, in a Mario Testino-lensed photo shoot set in Los Angeles. This is the fifth time that the models have worked together for Kors. [WWD]
In other ad campaign news, the McQ Alexander McQueen Fall 2012 campaign, starring models Aymeline Valade and Arthur Gosse, has just been released. Valade sports a mullet-like blond ‘do in the minimalist black-and-white photos, shot by David Sims. [M-c-Q.com]
Ab Fab is getting on the Olympics bandwagon. The famous duo, Eddy and Patsy, is set to star in a special Olympics episode that will air on Monday, July 23. The funny pair will embark on a wild series of Olympics-related events, including Patsy lighting her cigarette using the Olympic torch. Stella McCartney, Dame Kelly Holmes, and Dame Tanni Grey Thompson will also make appearances. [Vogue U.K.]
Kati Nescher is having a very good season. To start, the 27-year-old German beauty landed Fall campaigns for both Chanel and Nina Ricci. Last week we gave you an early peek at her old Hollywood-esque Tom Ford ad. For her latest coup, she’s starring in the Alexander Wang campaign, lensed by David Sims and styled by Karl Templer. Style.com is debuting a behind-the-scenes video of the shoot exclusively here. “Kati is a fresh new talent with big potential,” Wang told us. “She’s one of the sweetest girls out there right now and was the perfect choice.” Sweet or not, Nescher comes off as seriously edgy in the shoot. Other than cheekbones that could cut glass, we’d say her chameleonlike changeability is her strongest asset.
Michael Pitt’s most recent trip to the past—courtesy of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire—found him in Prohibtion-era Jersey. But he traded the twenties for the fifties in Miuccia Prada’s ad campaign for her Spring ’12 menswear collection. David Sims shot Pitt in the style of classic 1950s studio portraits. In the behind-the-scenes video above, debuting on Style.com, Pitt channels the celluloid heroes of the decade—a little Elvis Presley, a little James Dean.
Yesterday, YSL released the first photos of Mariacarla Boscono, the star of the label’s Spring ’12 ad campaign, creative-directed by Stefano Pilati and shot by David Sims in London. Above, check out exclusive, previously unreleased images from the new campaign.
Mariacarla Boscono For YSL, Justin Bieber Fronts V‘s First-Ever Music Issue, Kate Middleton Rocks McQueen (Again), And More…
Yves Saint Laurent switched things up for its Spring 2012 ad campaign, enlisting David Sims to shoot it instead of Inez and Vinoodh, who have shot the label’s ads for the past nine seasons. The campaign stars Mariacarla Boscono wearing two looks from the collection. [HuffPo]
Bill Cunningham will be receiving the Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence in April at a gala benefit held at the Waldorf-Astoria. The award is for Cunningham’s “devotion to chronicling fashion for nearly 50 years, as well as his role in inspiring philanthropy.” [WWD]
They didn’t photograph the YSL campaign this season, but Inez and Vinoodh shot the cover of V Magazine‘s first music issue, starring Justin Bieber. The issue is due out January 12. [Page Six]
Kate Middleton stepped out in a black velvet Alexander McQueen dress for The Sun newspaper’s Military Awards Monday night. She accessorized the look with “a ruby and diamond necklace and bracelet given to her as a wedding present by a family friend.” [Telegraph]