03.09.13 Advertising

Gisele Bündchen for H&M Fall 2013

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Back in May Gisele Bundchen Instagrammed a picture of herself on a shoot in London; it turns out that the shot was the Fall 2013 ad campaign for H&M.

This is not the first time the Brazilian beauty, who is currently the highest-paid model in the world, has fronted a campaign for the brand; she was also the Spring 2011 campaign model.

Lachlan Bailey captured the exotic beauty wearing turtleneck knit sweaters, long royal-blue utilitarian pea coats with big gold buttons, beige skinny jeans, cosy sweaters, military hats, army-green skinny jeans with abstract stitching, blazers worn with blouses, a shearling vest, and an olive-green silk blouse.

The model is not only the face of the campaign, but she is also the voice. She will also be singing in the campaign, which includes TV and online commercials alongside print and billboard advertising and will debut on September 12.

Gisele’s version of “All Day And All Of The Night”, originally by The Kinks, will be available for free download from hm.com, and will also be on iTunes, raising money for UNICEF. For every single download from iTunes, H&M will make a donation to UNICEF to enable the purchase of vaccines for children.

“I am so excited to be the face of H&M this autumn. I love the street-style look, and that we can raise funds for a good cause. I hope everyone downloads my song!” says Gisele.

Credit: H&M

21.08.13 Advertising

Bodywear for H&M David Beckham Autumn 2013 Campaign

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I couldn’t think of a more perfect way to spend the morning than viewing pictures from David Beckham’s new campaign, set in an old-style sports changing room and full of old East London atmosphere, for his Bodywear for H&M Autumn 2013 collection.

The collection includes raglan-sleeve jerseys and henleys in athletic greys, alongside grey vests, a three-pack of grey trunks plus loungewear and nightwear pyjamas.

This Bodywear collection goes on sale tomorrow in the men’s departments of H&M stores and online.

Credit: H&M

24.07.13 Advertising

Michelle Williams For Louis Vuitton

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Michelle Williams was captured by Peter Lindbergh for Louis Vuitton’s latest campaign highlighting their new bags – the ‘W’ and the ‘Capucines’ – wearing a look from the fashion house’s Fall 2013 collection.

The pretty blonde actress was given a dramatic makeover by hairstylist Sam McKnight and makeup artist Stéphane Marais, who gave her pixie crop a spiky twist and brought out her delicate features with dark eyes and a bold blood-red lip colour.

Michelle is no stranger to wearing Louis Vuitton on the red carpet; the red strapless LV gown she wore to the 2012 Oscars is the most notable.

Look out for this campaign, which is due to break in September.

Credit: WWD

10.07.13 Advertising

Rita Ora for Material Girl Fall 2013 Ad Campaign

Rita Ora for Material Girl Fall 2013

Madonna and daughter Lola unveiled their Material Girl Fall 2013 ad campaign featuring Rita Ora.

For the back-to-school season, Rita takes to the streets of London, starring in her debut fashion campaign, ‘Material Girl Hits London.’

Clad in Material Girl apparel, footwear and accessories, Rita was photographed at iconic London locales such as Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the London Eye and atop a double decker bus.

The collection will be available exclusively at Macy’s and macys.com in the United States.

I don’t know about you, but I feel like this campaign should’ve gone to someone much younger.

I love the spirit and energy of the campaign, but not the casting.

09.07.13 Advertising

L’Oreal ‘Collection Privee by Color Riche’ Ad Campaign

L'Oreal 'Collection Privee by Color Riche' Ad Campaign

Actresses Freida Pinto, Julianne Moore, Jane Fonda, Fan Bingbing and Eva Longoria pose with models Liya Kebede, Inès de La Fressange and Doutzen Kroes for L’Oreal’s ‘Collection Privee by Color Riche’ campaign.

Captured by Norman Jean Roy, this must have been taken during Cannes Film Festival when all the ladies were providing the eye candy on the carpet while fulfilling their ambassadorial roles.

Sadly Sonam Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan are not featured in this ad.

The women all wore black dresses, or black blouses and skirts for the shoot.

While it’s hard to identify most, the one which stands out is Fan Bingbing in her Ulyana Sergeenko Couture gown thanks to the distinctive neckline.

Click on the image above for a closer look.

Update: Doutzen is wearing a Gucci Spring 2006 gown.

Credit: Norman Jean Roy for L’Oreal