fall 2012 Page 1
Even though it’s designers that take the bow at the end of a fashion show, we know that for the most part they aren’t the ones that physically create the pieces. Instead, a group of pattern makers, seamstresses, and assistants are the ones handling the samples. For fall 2012, Mulberry sent out a slew of models clad in thick knits, and in their short film Spinning a Yarn we get to meet two of the ladies behind the pieces.
For i-D‘s fall Role Model issue, we’ve been gifted with not one, not even five, but sixteen different covers featuring some major faces. We wonder how long it took to schedule and plan the photoshoots?
That’s right, two British greats have combined forces! Heritage brand Barbour and design great Paul Smith are creating a collection together, and it will include everything from tops to jeans to Barbour’s famous jackets.
One of the big fall trends is being “lesbian chic”, according to everyone’s go-to Style.com.
We are totally loving Alber Elbaz‘s use of real people instead of models, in Lanvin‘s fall campaign. We were so obsessed that we spent a solid afternoon digging up everything we could on the cast of characters, and now we’re learning even more about them in the brand’s new campaign video.
Tom Brady covers the fall issue of VMAN wearing a fancy Givenchy suit and holding a very ferocious Doberman.
Following the footsteps of Dolce & Gabbana and Lanvin, J. Crew has just launched an ad campaign that features regular people (read: non-models) who work in the fashion and media space. In other words: the retailer has tapped a crew of successful individuals who are known more for their work than their mugs.
When looking for a face for its fall/winter ad campaign, Dior came right back to the stunning Mila Kunis for round two.
In the most unsurprising news of the day, Lara Stone is still the face of Calvin Klein. Well technically, she’s the face of Calvin Klein Collection, ck Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein Jeans, ck Calvin Klein Watch & Jewelry, while Edita Vilkeviciute fronts Calvin Klein. But really, Lara Stone = Calvin Klein.