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April 23 2014

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3 posts tagged "Laetitia Casta"

Wax On, Wax Off

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Laetitia CastaTurns out, you can repeat outfits—as long as you have your own wax statue at the Musée Grévin. WWD reports that Laetitia Casta’s forthcoming statue will be dressed in an exact replica of the gown she wore to the Cannes Film Festival in 2011: a belted, blush silk chiffon number by Roberto Cavalli. The statue will debut at the Paris museum on March 31.

Photo: WireImage 

Krakoff’s Mood Swing

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Considering the First Lady wore Reed Krakoff not once but twice during the inauguration, the designer has been at the center of MObama Mania all week. But today, we’d like to take a respite from the patriotic props to discuss Krakoff’s Spring ’13 film. To accompany his self-shot campaign, the designer released a moody short (this time around, he served as creative director) starring Laetitia Casta (the model, who Krakoff described as the “ideal reflection” of his woman, also features in his Spring images). Between the red haze that flashes across the screen, Casta’s “come hither if you dare” gaze, and eerie background tunes (performed by Walls and remixed by Holy Other), the film shows Krakoff’s minimal, feminine Spring wares in an entirely new light. The designer’s heady film debuts exclusively on Style.com (above), and we have to say, there’s something alluring about Krakoff’s walk on the dark side.

Mostly Models Edition: Iman In The Window, Laetitia On Screen, And Catwalkers Get The Campaigns…

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Actresses, don’t quit your day jobs. Models have edged out celebs for the prime spots in ad campaigns. [WWD]

Sandra Bullock reveals secret, adopted baby. This may not be the right question to ask, but who styled this kid for his People cover? That necklace! [People]

Rodarte commissions photographer Catherine Opie for…something. An ad campaign? An art project? Speculate away. [Hint Mag]

Window shoppers will get an eyeful next month when Barneys installs a tribute to this year’s CFDA Fashion Icon honoree, Iman. They’ll include words of praise from fans like hubby David Bowie, Diana Vreeland, and RuPaul. (Fun fact: RuPaul’s “You better work” catchphrase was inspired by the Somalian model!) [WWD]

And in other model news, the first pics of Laetitia Casta as fellow Gallic stunner Brigitte Bardot in the upcoming Serge Gainsbourg biopic have hit the Web (pictured). Ooh la la indeed. [Grazia]