14 posts tagged "Mert Alas"
For its last issue, Visionaire set a world record for the largest magazine ever produced (it was fittingly dubbed the Larger Than Life issue #61). The newest edition might not win any awards for its physical size, but #62, which is all about Rio de Janeiro, has a cool factor all its own. Boldfaced names like Gisele Bëndchen, Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott, Lea T, Adriana Lima, Richard Phillips, Karl Lagerfeld, and Marilyn Minter collaborated on a series of 3-D images celebrating Brazilian culture that appear on double-image slides. To look at them, there’s a stereoscope (which creates the illusion of depth), designed by NYC-based design studio aruliden, that comes along in the 3-D lenticular case. Visionaire 62 Rio ($375, available this week at www.visionaireworld.com) made its debut at the Iguatemi-hosted private launch party last night in São Paulo, but here, Style.com has an exclusive first look at some of the issue’s best images by Lagerfeld, Minter, and Jason Schmidt.
Lane Crawford is one of the Far East’s premiere shopping destinations, and for its Fall campaign, the store stayed close to home. For the new images, shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, Lane Crawford selected a fully Asian cast of models, runway and campaign stars all: Liu Wen, Ming Xi, Shu Pei, Fei Fei Sun, and Xiao Wen Ju. Marie-Amélie Sauvé styled the beauties in pieces from the collections of Alaïa, McQueen, Balenciaga, Celine, Givenchy, Haider Ackermann, and more. Above, an exclusive first look at the new campaign, and below, behind-the-scenes video straight from the set.
Stella McCartney isn’t one to do things in a small way. Today, the designer not only unveiled her made-over e-commerce site, but she also gave visitors a glimpse of her new Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott-photographed Fall ’11 ad campaign starring Natalia Vodianova (above), and rolled out a second edition of her iPad app, WWD reports. Online-only content is now a button click away—including backstage imagery from her runway shows or details on the gowns she designed for this year’s Met gala—as well as shopping that has one foot in the digital realm, one in the real world. Not ready to take the plunge on an e-tail buy? Use the site to schedule an in-store private shopping appointment, or reserve items to try on and pick up at the nearest McCartney boutique.
On Set With Doutzen Kroes, Louis Vuitton Exposes Its Seams, Anna Dello Russo’s Packing Tips, And More…-------
Doutzen Kroes, coming soon to a theater near you—provided you live in the Netherlands. In April, the model announced she would be starring in a 3-D Dutch film (Nova Zembla) and this week, she shared a photo of herself running around the set wearing a vintage dress with her done up in ringlets. [Modelinia]
Louis Vuitton is known for its elaborate stores and window displays around the globe and now, in a new book titled Louis Vuitton: Architecture & Interiors, the luxury brand reveals the details of its foundations. On October 1, it will roll out the 304-page tome ($130) filled with unseen architects’ sketches and interviews with interior design legends like Peter Marino. [WWD]
Anna Dello Russo, who has admitted she owns more than 4,000 pairs of shoes, is a light packer. On her blog, the editor advises, “The suitcase must be light as a feather.” How does she do that? She claims to only pack one pair of shoes. [Vogue.U.K.]
Elle Fanning is getting Somewhere fast. After starring in Marc Jacobs ad campaigns, the younger Fanning was photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott for the cover of Love magazine this month. [Racked]
Naomi Campbell’s well-practiced snarl has found a perfect new outlet: The Fall ’11 Givenchy campaign, shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. Campbell is one of the major faces to front spots for Givenchy’s feline women’s collection, alongside Natalia Vodianova, Kristen McMenamy, and house favorite Mariacarla Boscono. (Though unlike in seasons past, each is shot separately, rather than in a roving pack.) Meanwhile, Rob Evans and Jonathan Marquez do the honors for the Rottweiler-inspired men’s collection. Above, the exclusive debut of the Naomi image (and below, a look at Evans’). Plus, the exclusive behind-the-scenes video, featuring the entire cast on the growl. Grrr!