11 posts tagged "Emporio Armani"
Watching the models shoot down the runway at this morning’s Roberto Cavalli show, we found ourselves doing a triple take at look 41. Is that a young Emmanuelle Alt? It was Brazilian up-and-comer Muriel Beal (pictured), who we also saw at Emporio Armani on Thursday as well as Proenza Schouler and Theyskens’ Theory during NYFW, but with those razor-edged cheekbones, that shock of dark hair, the spray of freckles—there’s no denying Beal’s resemblance to the lanky Paris Vogue editor. It’s not the first time we’ve noticed doppelgängers for fashion’s power players on the catwalks, either. In-demand Marie Piovesan would easily pass for a young Marie-Amélie Sauvé, while we’ve imagined Kel Markey to be Carine Roitfeld’s long-lost love child.
For Fall, Giorgio Armani channeled film noir for his Emporio Armani collection. For the accompanying campaign, Armani and his lensman, Mario Sorrenti, mined the same vein—this time mixed with the urban sensibility that underscores the Emporio label. Iselin Steiro and Simon Nessman star in the print spots, as well as Sorrenti’s murky, atmospheric new video, debuting exclusively here on Style.com. The print ads have already begun to appear in July glossies; check out the video above, and keep reading to go behind the scenes with Sorrenti, Steiro, and Nessman on set. Continue Reading “Iselin Steiro And Simon Nessman Channel Noir For Emporio Armani” »
The pre-fall shows continue to roll out: We’ve added Giorgio Armani and Emporio Armani, and later today we’ll be publishing Alexander Wang’s pre-fall ’11 collection. Wang’s famous for wearing his hallmark stretched-out T-shirt to even the occasional black tie gala, but for the ladies, he’s proposing a more traditional formalwear—the tux. His slouchy take on the menswear staple was shown with a white turtleneck (above center). He’s not the only one offering gender-bending women’s tuxedos, either. Armani showed them for both his eponymous and his Emporio collections (that’s the GA tux, above right), and Burberry’s Christopher Bailey had slinky his-and-hers versions (hers, above left) at Burberry Prorsum‘s presentation last month. And at Reed Krakoff and Jason Wu, the designers tweaked tradition by cutting out a piece: Krakoff (below left) lost the shirt, while Wu (below right) blew up the bowtie and nixed the jacket.
For complete coverage of Pre-Fall 2011, click here.
Megan Fox is the new Victoria Beckham. The actress’ much-rumored Armani underwear campaign is a done deal, with ads set to appear this spring.[WWD]
Speaking of Armani, he could be Italy’s newest senator. Santo Versace, chair of Versace and a member of the Italian Parliament, has nominated Giorgio for a lifelong appointment. [WWD]
WWD makes the case that Lindsay Lohan and Emanuel Ungaro could actually be soul mates. Both favor sexy designs, worked with a partner, and met with initial criticism. However, the comparisons abruptly end there. [WWD]
Call it a good day for Jeremy Kost. Polaroid is back. [Animal]
Joe Corré, Dame Vivienne Westwood’s son, has left Agent Provocateur, which he co-founded, to spend more time on his own line, A Child of the Jago. [Vogue U.K.]
Do you love clogs? Or are you afraid you’ll look like a “tap-dancing hippo” if you wear one? They’re going to be ubiquitous pretty soon, so you’d better make your mind up stat. [Telegraph]
Since Victoria Beckham is one of my favorite (and valid) celebrity designers, I won’t be making any snide ladder climbing metaphors about her new Emporio Armani underwear campaign that just came out this morning. The images are quite the opposite of last season’s, which featured the global brand ambassadors languidly smoldering in some sort of boudoir. The latest pics, also shot by photog pair extraordinaire Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, are somewhat more athletic in nature: Mrs. Becks climbing a ladder sporting a gravity-defying ponytail, heels and not much more, and the pair posing with an enormous rope that I’m associating with the one that you were required to clamber up in grade school gym class. The couple (who together make a cool 32 million GBP for their work) certainly do justice to the unmentionables, and their perfect physiques make you want to hit the gym or perhaps move to an alternate airbrushed universe. What do you think of the new ad?