Following a string of surrealist influenced fashion films by Miu Miu and Cartier’s fantastical “Cartier Odyssey,” Prada is on track to receive the trippiest video campaign of S/S 2012 accolade following the release of its latest “Real Fantasies” short.
A documentary that goes behind the counter and into the life of a man who’s been called the greatest sushi chef in the world is set to open in New York Friday. Tucked away in an underground Tokyo subway station is an unremarkable-looking 10-seat eatery called Sukiyabashi Jiro which serves Michelin-starred sushi by 85-year-old Jiro … Continued
Miu Miu has recently unveiled short film “The Woman Dress” starring Italian actress Maya Sansa. Directed by Italian moviemaker Giada Colagrande, the short film is the third installment of the Italian fashion house’s Women’s Tales Saga. It sees models transforming themselves into dresses and features surrealist cinema influences such as reverse-speak and dreamlike sequences.
Since its release on Facebook the Sofia Coppola-directed ad promoting Marni for H&M line has caused a huge buzz among fans. The ad stars British actress Imogen Poots and was shot in Morocco — with Bryan Ferry’s “Avalon” as the soundtrack. It was announced in November that the Italian fashion house would be following in the … Continued
Cartier released its Winter Tale video a few weeks ago. One version is found on YouTube and the other at www.cartier.wintertale.com. The video shows the famous Cartier leopard running, walking and leaping through an icy terrain while products from the jeweler’s holiday collection emerge from under snow or in bubbles and are simply resting against … Continued
Cartier have collaborated with French band Air to showcase an exclusive new video from the electro group. Fans looking to see the video for “How Far Would You Go For Love” need to go to the luxury jewelry house’s Facebook page and select ‘Like‘. Cartier commissioned the clip as part of its True Love Has … Continued
Following recent machine-inspired videos by Chanel and Dior, the latter has released yet another creative ad, this time for its Mise en Dior necklace. Christian Dior’s creative director of accessories, Camille Miceli, was the visionary behind the film named after the first necklace she created. Shot from the perspective of one of its pearls, the … Continued
Dolce & Gabbana has released a new promotional video for its The One fragrance, starring Scarlett Johansson. Directed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino, the filmed ad shows Johansson “revealing the provocative yet effortless femininity of the eternal diva.”
Only Watch 2011 is just around the corner and here is the video featuring all 40 watches to be auctioned at Only Watch. For this fourth edition of the world renowned charity watch auction, the world’s most prestigious watchmakers have each created a unique timepiece. The unique timepieces will be sold by auction house Antiquorum … Continued
The Wanderer is a new short film for Dior Homme, released along with the brand’s Fall/Winter 2011 Collection. The video was conceived by creative director Kris Van Assche and shot by photographer Willy Vanderperre. The campaign includes a series of nine photos that embody the spirit of the fall Dior Homme collection.
For its new perfume, Candy, the Italian brand Prada hired the young French actress Léa Seydoux to lose control and take the lead. Inspired by the Apache, a dance performed in Paris in the 1930s, Seydoux engages in a wild yet elegant routine with her piano teacher, guiding him instead of being guided — presumably … Continued
Photographed by Mario Sorrenti, the Emporio Armani Fall/Winter 2011 Campaign features models Iselin Sterio and Simon Nessman. To bring the campaign to life, Mario Sorrenti has shot a short film starring the two models. Drawing on Giorgio Armani’s love of cinema, this narrative references the aesthetic of film noir, and features an EA couple in … Continued
Nine d’Urso is the face of the luxe label Bottega Veneta‘s eponymous perfume in the just-released commercial. She appears to be madly in love with a shirtless companion, frolicking on a beach in the signature all-American romance of director Bruce Weber. “The challenge was to picture the soul of a fragrance…Weber possesses a unique and … Continued
In the second installment of its Women’s Tales series, Miu Miu collaborated with director Lucrecia Martel on a film noir titled Muta. “Muta” follows Zoe Cassavetes’s “The Powder Room” and depicts a crew of faceless and voiceless models aboard a spooky ship in the middle of a tropical sea, clad in Miu Miu’s fall and … Continued
Angelina Jolie’s ad for Louis Vuitton is out in full! The 10-minute clip features Angelina discussing her experiences in Cambodia. In the film, Angelina talks about the significance of the country for her family with her sons eating the local delicacy of crickets “like Doritos”. She first travelled to Cambodia 10 years ago while on … Continued
After DJ Diplo, Alexander Wang hired rappers Santigold and Spankrock to star in his latest campaign clip. Santigold has been increasingly venturing into the realms of fashion recently, having just designed a collection with urban shoe brand Vans. As part of an ongoing trend of recording artists premiering their new tracks in advertising, the video … Continued
‘Walking the Line’ is a short film made by Jimmy Choo in collaboration with Mr Porter showcasing key pieces from the new men’s shoe collection. Shot in New York City, the short film follows a man who takes risks in life by “Walking The Line”. As well as online at Jimmy Choo and Mr Porter, … Continued
Louis Vuitton announces their new Louis Vuitton Voyages exhibition, which opened on May 31st at the National Museum of China in Beijing, with this animated video. The “Louis Vuitton – Voyages” exhibition retraces the crowning moments in the history of the Maison, which since 1854, has beautifully paired form with function, creating travel items that … Continued
For anyone whose invitation to Chanel’s resort show in the South of France on May 9 got lost in the mail, its creative head Karl Lagerfeld will release a new short film, showcasing the cruise collection in a dramatic surrounding. A teaser released May 5 depicts “friends of the House” including French actress Anna Mouglalis, … Continued
For everyone wondering if the lion in Bulgari’s Mon Jasmin Noir print ads was real, there’s proof now: actress Kirsten Dunst can be seen cuddling with the majestic animal in the brand’s new filmed commercial. Wearing jewels from Bulgari’s Mediterranean Eden Collection, which was unveiled in February during Milan fashion week, Dunst jaunts around the … Continued